OES is excited to launch The Thought Bubble limited podcast series, where we’ll shares insightful interviews with experts from around the world, examining emerging technologies and the ways in which they’re transforming how we teach, learn, evaluate, and experience Higher Education. Listen on Spotify, Apple, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts.
An ageing labour force, a turbulent global economy, and the advancement of AI transforming ‘work’ as we know it… Today’s graduates are entering the job market in a time of significant transformation.
So how are these factors going to effect the employment landscape in the next five, ten and fifty years? Matt Cowgill, Senior Economist at employment marketplace SEEK, takes us through the current labour trends that will help us best prepare for these changes
Recently, some universities have returned to pen and paper assessment, due to fears AI services are enabling students to cheat in exams and essays. Should we be asking if the exam and essay assessment format still make sense in the world we live in? There is no doubt in our rapidly evolving technological landscape that digital fluency and resilience are more critical than ever. So we spoke with Mark Andrews, from Adobe Education, about how to enhance students’ employment prospects through creative technology and authentic assessment.
The sense of connection students develop in and around classes is vitally important to the university experience. But as higher education increasingly migrates into online spaces, how can peer-to-peer learning evolve and adapt? We sought insight from Jimmy Pearson, who previously ran an internal learning community at Google, a program encouraging any employee to take or teach a class on any topic.
Digital modalities have the power to erase borders and fundamentally change what delivering a high quality education looks like. The shifting of sands beneath our feet, raises existential questions for the sector.
We’ve all heard of the Metaverse, but the details of what it is, when it’s coming, and how we might use it are elusive.
Jason Juma-Ross is Meta’s Regional Director of Technology Strategy. He joins us to tackle our most pressing questions about the Metaverse, most notably, should higher education be thinking about it?
Artificial Intelligence technology is making its way into higher education, in everything from course translation to campus socialising. But to maintain community trust, it’s essential the foundations of AI technology are set-up correctly. James Mabbott of KPMG Futures shares his insights on possible applications of AI in the higher ed space, as well as customer responses to these technologies.
The Duolingo app started as a simple language learning game, but in 10 years it has evolved into a massive education company that’s disrupting English language proficiency testing for admissions to higher education providers. Dr. Alina Von Davier, Chief of Assessment at Duolingo, speaks to OES about how adaptive testing technologies are changing the game in higher ed.
Coming soon, the OES podcast. The trailer is available to listen now on all major listening platforms.