• Jun 13, 2018

How AI Can Help You Create Competitive Advantage

Artificial intelligence (AI) has arrived and is reshaping business. Your company ought to have a strategy for using AI, otherwise it risks being disrupted by companies that do. Yet many business leaders are unsure about what AI can do and how best to take advantage of it.

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  • May 22, 2018

How AI is Solving the #1 Skill Gap in the Global Economy

Education and training is one industry where AI is starting to play important roles. What impact will AI have on education and training in the future? Will teachers be replaced by algorithms? Or is AI going to empower both learners and teachers?

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  • May 07, 2018

Will Teachers be Replaced by Algorithms?

As artificial intelligence (AI) develops, it is playing an increasing very important role in education. For example, AI-based solutions allow schools to embrace personalized learning, and publishers to roll out adaptive learning platforms. Some futurists have gone so far as to claim that intelligent machines will replace teachers within 10 years. Not surprisingly, this causes concern among educators. But, should teachers really be worried?

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  • Apr 24, 2018

How AI Empowers English Teachers

If you are a teacher of English to speakers of other languages, you know how important it is for your students to practice speaking. The more they practice in authentic situations, the more confidence they will gain, and the more fluent they will become. Unfortunately this is not practical in the classroom, particularly in large classes. Even in classrooms with low student-teacher ratios, it is not feasible for a teacher to provide one-on-one practice with each student, much less provide personalized feedback.

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  • Mar 27, 2018

To Learn a Language, Start with the End Goal in Mind

What is it that learners want to be able to do with the language that they are learning? They want to communicate effectively with native speakers in common situations they may encounter. So language-learning technology should help learners progress toward that goal. Artificial intelligence and personalized learning are helping people to quickly develop useful language skills.

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  • Mar 26, 2018

Immersive Simulations: A Game Changer for Language Learning

One of the best ways to learn a language is to practice with native speakers. Research shows that immersion is more effective than conventional classroom instruction for developing proficiency. Yet many people around the world get few opportunities to practice with native speakers.

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  • Dec 19, 2017

Laureate and Alelo Expand their Suite of English Language Simulations

Laureate International Universities has contracted with Alelo to expand its suite of English language learning simulations, to help learners achieve higher levels of proficiency.

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  • Oct 31, 2017

Learning from Learner Data

Alelo’s Enskill platform is designed to support the development and improvement of learning content using machine learning. Enskill continually collects data from learners around the world, which make possible an innovative data-driven approach to the development of learning products.

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  • Oct 18, 2017

Investing in AI in Education

Artificial intelligence (AI) applications are poised to have a transformational effect on the economy. The research firm Technavio forecasts that the global market for AI solutions in all sectors will have a massive compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 50% through 2021.

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  • Oct 11, 2017

Alelo and Laureate Education Deliver English Learning Solutions Worldwide

Alelo and Laureate Education are now providing simulation-based learning modules to institutions throughout Laureate’s worldwide network, for use in their English programs. Students in Laureate’s seventy institutions in twenty-five countries are using the simulations to learn and practice spoken English by having realistic conversations with artificially intelligent interactive characters.

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