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Principles
Learning & Development

Student engagement: Can education find its focus in a world of distractions?

With digital distractions aplenty, it's becoming increasingly difficult to keep students engaged with learning, but technology can be used to serve education too.

by Micheal Heffernan
Read Time 6 Mins
Principles
Learning & Development

The workplace skills that will survive the AI revolution

The AI revolution isn’t the end of the line for employees: it’s a chance for them to evolve and develop workplace skills that will endure.…

by Micheal Heffernan
Read Time 6 Mins
Principles
Learning & Development

An introvert in a digital world: How technology is empowering the quieter half

Many learners, creatives, entrepreneurs, and thinkers are introverts by nature, and the digital age is finally giving them a chance to shine. It was a…

by Adelina Sarkisyan
Read Time 9 Mins

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Principles
People & Culture

Donating today to help the innovators of tomorrow

"Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance." In April Learnosity attended the ASU+GSV Summit in sunny San Diego. A major…

by Micheal Heffernan
Read Time < 1 Mins
Principles
Learning & Development

Want to foster greater diversity in the workplace? Start with how you assess candidates

The drive toward greater workforce diversity is part of the battle for talent and another reason why employee assessment needs to evolve. In the Internet’s…

by Micheal Heffernan
Read Time 6 Mins
Principles
Updates & Product Tips

Why GDPR is an opportunity to move forward

We are all investors in the fast-developing data economy. Every online interaction we have generates information about us, adding to the ever-increasing digital trail we each…

by Micheal Heffernan
Read Time 3 Mins
Principles
Learning & Development

Professor Mahnaz Moallem on the role of assessment (part two)

The second installment of our two-part interview with Mahnaz Moallem, Professor of Instructional Technology at UNCW. A celebrated pioneer in the field of STEM education…

by Adelina Sarkisyan
Read Time 6 Mins
Principles
Learning & Development

Professor Mahnaz Moallem on rethinking assessment

Part one of our two-part interview with Mahnaz Moallem, Professor of Instructional Technology at UNCW. When examining the future of learning and assessment the nuances…

by Adelina Sarkisyan
Read Time 6 Mins
Principles
Learning & Development

How technology can help overcome test anxiety

Test anxiety has a negative impact on genuine learning, but technology can help conquer it. Sometimes it takes a challenge to bring out the best in…

by Micheal Heffernan
Read Time 5 Mins
Principles
Learning & Development

Invisible women: Female absences and misconceptions in STEM (infographic)

In the male-dominated STEM disciplines, the influence of women has largely gone unacknowledged. But the facts suggest that lack of female participation may be influenced…

by Saoirse O'Mahony
Read Time < 1 Mins
Principles
Learning & Development

Storytelling in STEM – can changing the narrative (finally) give girls a voice?

The absence of story in STEM is often cited as a reason for a lack of female participation, but it's time we look more closely at the…

by Adelina Sarkisyan
Read Time 9 Mins
Process
Engineering

What’s in a label? Developing accessible software with ARIA labels and alt-text

We take a look at a web developer’s implementation considerations with alt-text and ARIA labels and explain how we developed SpokenMath, our custom software for…

by Edwin Dawson
Read Time 5 Mins
Process
Engineering

Workflows don’t stop at Git branches

One simple question made us examine our entire Git workflow and its interaction with the lifecycle of our tickets. A few weeks ago, a debate…

by Olivier Mehani
Read Time 8 Mins
Process
Design

Look beyond what you see: Color testing for accessibility – Part 2

In the second of a two-part series, Learnosity’s User Experience Designer James Santilli describes the team's research and next steps in color testing the product for accessibility.…

by Micheal Heffernan
Read Time 5 Mins
Process
Design

Look beyond what you see: Color testing for accessibility – Part 1

In part one of a two-part series, Learnosity’s User Experience Designer James Santilli traces the team's journey toward color testing the product for accessibility. It was…

by Micheal Heffernan
Read Time 8 Mins
Process
Engineering

How we created a game using Learnosity’s APIs in just two weeks

They say the best way of learning is by doing. Learnosity's two-week bootcamp proved that to be the case. I enjoy playing group trivia games…

by Micheal Heffernan
Read Time 5 Mins
Process
Engineering

Infrastructure as code: Successfully scaling to new heights

How do you prepare a product to meet the demands of a rapidly growing user base? Meet someone who knows. Alan Garfield is a busy…

by Micheal Heffernan
Read Time 8 Mins
Product
Updates & Product Tips

Easier versioning for Learnosity APIs

From the 6th of June 2018, we’ll be unifying the versioning across our APIs in order to make it simpler for your Product, Development, and…

by Mark Lynch
Read Time 2 Mins
Product
Updates & Product Tips

Some popular questions about Learnosity’s assessment technology

No-nonsense answers to some of the questions we get asked the most. Last week, the Learnosity team set up shop at the prestigious ASU+GSV Summit,…

by Micheal Heffernan
Read Time 3 Mins
Product
Engineering

How Learnosity powers accelerated learning

Learnosity offers world-class technology for building and delivering online assessments at scale. The unique Learnosity authoring, assessment, and analytics API product suite leverages a powerful…

by Micheal Heffernan
Read Time 5 Mins
Product
Updates & Product Tips

Being responsive: Using customer insights to reinvent product features

Our engineers recently created a far superior image drag & drop question type, but it was our users who helped make it what it is.…

by Micheal Heffernan
Read Time 3 Mins
Product
Updates & Product Tips

Making some noise about audio recording Questions on iOS

Keeping our ears to the ground and anticipating change has lead to a vastly improved user experience of the audio question type. The development team…

by Micheal Heffernan
Read Time 4 Mins
Product

What are Technology-Enhanced Items?

Today’s learning environments have seen a notable influx of digital technology products. Various forms of educational technology are being used to increase learner engagement, provide better learning experiences, and…

by Saoirse O'Mahony
Read Time 2 Mins