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May 18

David

The DNA of digital learning: it's not magic

  • Mon 18th May 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has driven most organisations to switch to digital channels in the absence of physical meetings and face-to-face communication. Nowhere has that sudden change been more strongly felt than in the training sector, where traditional instructor-led or 'classroom' courses have been magically ditched for webinars, virtual classrooms and eLearning. Can it really be so easy? asks International Workplace CEO, David Sharp.

Mar 04

David

Coronavirus: remote learning in safe hands?

  • Wed 4th Mar 2020
  • David
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The spread of Coronavirus is forcing us as a society to think differently about the way we interact, including within and without the workplace. With official government warnings that forced isolation could come in the near future, it's time for businesses to start preparing alternative ways of working. As business continuity becomes business as usual, continuing development should not suffer. Asks David Sharp, has digital learning finally found its moment?

Jan 03

David

Machine learning: you be the judge (for now)

  • Fri 3rd Jan 2020
  • David
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Two recent studies have shown that machine learning solutions can diagnose cancer by processing X-ray images more efficiently and more accurately than trained radiologists. David Sharp considers the implications for learning solutions and for human judgement.