Ariana Dugan, Author at General Assembly Blog

Using Tech to Enhance the ROI of Learning

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A panel comprising Fast Company Contributing Writer Ainsley O’Connell, General Assembly CEO Jake Schwartz, US Director of Educational Technology Richard Culatta, and Union Square Ventures Managing Partner Fred Wilson.  Source: EdSurge

Last week, NYU and EDGE, an EdTech Accelerator, hosted National Education Week, a conference that brought together leaders in K12, Higher Education, and Corporate Learning to hear about the problems and opportunities presented by new technologies as they transform the $6 trillion education industry.

General Assembly’s corporate learning team attended the conference to hear about what’s influencing the education space, and we found a diversity of perspectives from the different areas of education. In this post, I’ll investigate the three biggest challenges corporations are facing in their quest to enhance the ROI of learning for employees. I’ll also provide my observations about what these corporations might learn, not only from their corporate peers, but from educators in K12 and Higher Education, too.  

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eLearning: Beyond the Screen – An Interactive Summit for Enterprise Learning Professionals

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With all the buzzwords and stigmas tied to online learning, rolling out online education programs in large organizations can be overwhelming. Earlier this month, we brought together online learning professionals and our Enterprise partners at General Assembly’s HQ in NYC to discuss online learning experiences. Throughout the day, participants engaged in activities to identify opportunities for engaging employees in online learning and helping employees apply what they’ve learned.

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