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New ThingLink Scenario Builder Updates are in!

Adding time pressure to create realistic scenario based learning and two other great features We’ve just added three key updates to the ThingLink Scenario builder. Now you can: Improve accessibility via an extended Microsoft Immersive Reader integration;  Reflect the pressure of real life time critical situations with new Timer functionality; Allow end users to track and celebrate success with the ability to add a results summary and congratulations screen. At the end of 2021 ThingLink launched their new solution for creating branching scenario based learning. This easy to use builder allows you to create branching scenarios with all the immersive elements and interactivity ThingLink provides. It’s a ground-breaking new way to create scenario based learning that also has data metrics …

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Uudet virtuaaliset oppimisympäristöt valmentavat Gradian opiskelijoita asiakaspalvelutilanteisiin

Gradian Mediatiedote Gradia on toteuttanut liiketoiminnan koulutusalalle täysin uudenlaisen 360-videosimulaatioteknologiaa hyödyntävän oppimisympäristön yhteistyössä ThingLinkin kanssa. Aitoja tilanteita todentuntuisesti mallintavassa ympäristössä yhdistyvät virtuaalitodellisuuden kustannustehokkuus ja simulaatiopedagogiikan hyödyt. Digitaaliset oppimisympäristöt syventävät teoriaopetusta todentuntuisilla harjoitusympäristöillä. Haastavan asiakastilanteen harjoittelua Gradian liiketoiminta-alan uusi virtuaalinen oppimisympäristö simuloi ruokakaupan arkisia asiakaspalvelu- ja myyntitilanteita. Opiskelijat pääsevät harjoittelemaan haastavia vuorovaikutustilanteita, kuten reklamaation käsittelyä, ennen oikeiden asiakkaiden kohtaamista työelämässä. Simuloidussa ympäristössä voi testata erilaisia toimintavaihtoehtoja ja niiden seurauksia rauhassa ja turvallisesti. Opiskelija saa tukea ja ohjeita asiakastilanteen hoitamisen aikana. ”Simulaatiot ovat tutkitusti tehokas tapa oppia uutta. Tekemällä oppiminen jättää pysyvämmän ja syvemmän muistijäljen kuin esimerkiksi aiheesta lukeminen ja kirjalliset tehtävät. Kun teoriassa opiskeltua sisältöä vahvistetaan käytännön harjoituksilla, osataan toimintatapa paremmin myös aidoissa työtilanteissa. Ensimmäiset palautteet opiskelijoilta ovat positiivisia ja osoittavat, …

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ThingLink helps Studeo diversify its interactive learning materials

Finnish e-learning publisher Studeo has created a rich set of learning materials for school students. They combine quality content and pedagogical solutions, using the best of learning technology. The versatile e-learning environment incorporates ThingLink to create interactive images. Maps and timelines are made more vivid by adding tags containing information about different cities, videos or soundscapes from around the world. Students are given the chance to revise and test their learning by playing escape room challenges. Studeo – supporting learning Studeo is a Finnish publisher of e-learning materials, founded in 2013. The company publishes learning materials across almost all subjects from primary school to upper secondary school. Studeo’s learning materials are used by over 80,000 students in over 90% of …

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Hyria’s virtual recruitment forum proves more popular with visitors than the in-person event

Are you looking for a way for your students to find out about job opportunities, learn about education options and get feedback on their CVs during the pandemic? When they couldn’t hold their recruitment fairs on-site, Hyria’s virtual version allowed students to explore materials regardless of time and place. Their 2021 virtual event welcomed more visitors than had ever attended the on-site version and they expect visitor numbers to keep growing, over their 2022 event and beyond.  Hyria – aiming for employment Hyria is a Finnish educational and training organisation which provides vocational training, coaching and rehabilitation services for students of all ages. The choices range from sustainable development to management and from catering to logistics. Hyria aims not only to …

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ThingLink and Instructure Announce Partnership Bringing Interactive Learning Experiences to the Canvas Community

ThingLink and Instructure are delighted to announce that they are working together to offer educators easily managed and accessible, interactive learning experiences. The partnership will initially offer the global educator community a new engaging way to become Certified in using Canvas, the leading platform for managing learning.  ThingLink, a pioneer in interactive learning with multimedia, is the first partner Canvas has chosen to feature in their Certified Educator program bringing new benefits to their participants. Educators in the program will: Learn about getting the most out of Canvas with new interactive resources Have first hand experience of the power of interactive media Learn about new more contextual ways to engage their students from visualizing a course structure to scenario based …

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10 Reasons to Get ThingLink’s New eLearning Solution

Are you looking for solutions to boost your employees’ online training experience? Are virtual tours and workplace simulations next on the list of productivity tools you want to try out? If yes, we have a handy eLearning solution to help your company achieve optimal learning results and motivate your employees more. Immersive, easy-to-create workplace simulations will make your employees more job-ready and save you precious time and money in logistics, translation, and content production. Simulation tools help companies boost their productivity in many ways, but they also motivate employees to practice new skills and capabilities in a risk-free environment. Let’s take a closer look at why now is the time to invest in a better online learning experience. Workplace Simulation …

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