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Making assessments and providing feedback is a significant part of an educators role. Normally, assessments involve a lecturer or teacher assessing a student through assignments or tests and giving feedback at a later stage, with the student a largely passive participant in this feedback process.
If you took part in our first Future Forum or have read the blog ‘What’s next for Meetoo after our first Future Forum’ then you’ll already know that we’re hugely driven by user feedback. Traditionally in the business world August can be a quiet month, with many people taking holidays. As our friends in Education will know, this time of year can be just as busy preparing for what’s coming next.
Workplace training can still carry the stigma of crusty sandwiches and falling asleep at the back of the room. Not any more with our tips...
On August 8 2017, Google CEO Sundar Pichai abruptly cancelled the company’s much-anticipated all hands Town Hall meeting, convened to discuss the gender controversy that has engulfed the company and in turn created the worst kind of publicity from a reputational perspective.
Higher education is presently undergoing a far-reaching transformation, enabled by the deploy-ment of disruptive technology. In the working world, technology has already radically enhanced the ability to connect with colleagues, customers, and clients across the globe at the press of a but-ton or the tap of an application downloaded to a smart phone. Moreover, companies increasingly leverage technology to enhance employee mentoring programmes.
Currently the UK is a leader in terms of the number of students that start and finish a university course. The latest figures offered by OECD for 2014 showed that just over 70% of students who started a course finished it, compared to figures of 49% in the US and just 31% in Australia.
On 14th July 2017, we held our first ever Online Future Forum with some of Meetoo’s most active users, our Product Manager, Matt Kelly and our CTO Marcus Wikars. Find out what was discussed and get hints as to what might be next for Meetoo...
Following on from my previous blog "4 Essential Elements for Effective Training Sessions" which has received lots of comments from Training Managers, I thought I would elaborate on this and write another blog based on the messages I have been sent. Here are 7 valuable tips that have been highlighted as being particularly useful for Training Professionals.
As a technology company and a group of tech savvy people, it’s easy to get caught up and assume that everyone feels the same way about software, apps and cool new ways to use new technology as we do. We pride ourselves on making Meetoo as simple and straightforward as possible. However, a recent Facebook campaign we ran highlighted that for all those people that love classroom technology, there are still a cohort who aren’t fans.
Today, student outcome and educational success depends on great instruction/lecturing practices, supported by the right learning technology. However, choosing the most effective technology at an affordable price is a challenge almost every University is facing. So how can your University make the best use of its available budget?