The Benefits of Live Instruction

Video conferencing software has made enormous strides in the last few years, and most people probably have encountered multiple applications that can easily facilitate virtual, face-to-face conversations with friends, family, and colleagues from phones or computers.  In the “olden days”–that is, even just three or four years ago–tools like Skype or Google Hangouts would crash, …

[Video] Cómo QTS y Bloom Saigon impulsan carreras profesionales gracias a la enseñanza de idiomas en el trabajo

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Quality Training Solutions (QTS) es uno de los proveedores de servicios de enseñanza y formación empresarial más importantes de Australia y la región Asia-Pacífico. En Vietnam, su programa de enseñanza de inglés—facilitado por Voxy—ayuda a muchos profesionales de diversas organizaciones a progresar en su carrera y en su vida.

¿Por qué no sabemos cuánto tiempo toma aprender algo?

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Existe evidencia de que, en general, la tecnología puede brindar oportunidades de estudio a quienes no podrían acceder a la educación de otra manera, lo cual tendrá un impacto enorme en la vida de millones de personas.  Sin embargo, los cursos en línea siguen siendo copias de las clases presenciales y, en cuanto al diseño instruccional, todavía podríamos ser mucho más innovadores y revolucionarios.  Quizás, parte del problema se deba a que no estamos aprovechando todo lo que la enseñanza impulsada por tecnología puede ofrecer a la ciencia del aprendizaje.

[Podcast] Language Learning and the E-Learning Landscape

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Last week I joined Kaplan’s Trending in Education Podcast to discuss Voxy’s approach to teaching English to non-native speakers, using technology to improve learning outcomes, and how applicable lessons I learned from experiences teaching english to non-native speakers might be to the broader space of online learning end education. Listen to the episode here.

Unintended Consequences: Is Digital Collaboration Actually Impeding Language Learning Outcomes?

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Dr. Katie Nielson, Voxy’s Chief Education Officer, asks if online collaboration may in fact be an impediment to achieving language learning outcomes. With the recent proliferation of online learning, it’s a fascinating question for anyone in education or corporate learning and development. Read this article recently published in Language Magazine.

Highlights from The South Korean Ministry of Education’s Visit to Voxy

delegation from ministry of education of south korea

Recently, we were honored to have a delegation from the South Korean Ministry of Education at Voxy’s headquarters. Comprised of educators, ministry officials, school system administrators, and research fellows collaborating to build an online, open secondary school, it was a treat to host a workshop for the delegation on how to use technology to improve learning outcomes.