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, …

[Vídeo] Como a QTS e o Bloom Saigon impulsionam carreiras através do ensino de inglês no local de trabalho

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A Quality Training Solutions (QTS) é um dos principais provedores de educação e capacitação em negócios na Austrália e na região Ásia-Pacífico. No Vietnã, seu programa de ensino de inglês, oferecido em colaboração com a Voxy, está ajudando inúmeros profissionais de várias organizações a avançarem em suas carreiras e melhorarem sua qualidade de vida.

Por que não sabemos quanto tempo leva para aprender?

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Existem provas de que, em geral, a tecnologia pode levar oportunidades educacionais a pessoas que de outra forma não teriam acesso a elas, o que pode ter um impacto enorme nas vidas de milhões de cidadãos no mundo todo.  No entanto, os cursos online disponíveis atualmente ainda tendem a ser cópias de suas versões presenciais e, quando o assunto é design educacional, continuamos carecendo de muita inovação.  Talvez parte do problema seja que não estamos aproveitando tudo o que a educação impulsionada pela tecnologia tem para oferecer à ciência do aprendizado.

[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

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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.