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02 September 2020
TIRF Highlights Alelo’s Avatar-Based Learning Resources To Help English Language Learners Recover Lost Ground Due to COVID-19

The International Research Foundation (TIRF) for English Language Education featured Alelo’s Enskill English avatar-based learning products as a technology resource to help English Language Learners recover lost ground during COVID-19. For over two decades, TIRF’s non-profit mission has been to promote research and best practices that inform and enrich English language education in multilingual contexts....

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24 August 2020
Alelo-Developed Culture Courses Are Now Mandatory for U.S. Personnel Deployments to 86 Countries

Before U.S. military personnel report for overseas deployments, they must complete required training on various topics, including operational security and injury prevention. Cultural awareness training courses sponsored by the Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLNSEO) and developed by Alelo are an increasingly important part of this mandatory training. According to the latest published...

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24 August 2020
Alelo-Developed Culture Courses Are Now Mandatory for U.S. Personnel Deployments to 86 Countries

Before U.S. military personnel report for overseas deployments, they must complete required training on various topics, including operational security and injury prevention. Cultural awareness training courses sponsored by the Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLNSEO) and developed by Alelo are an increasingly important part of this mandatory training. According to the latest published...

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11 August 2020
Alelo Online Cultural Training Increases Fourfold During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Recent usage reports from the US Government show a significant increase in the usage of Alelo immersive cultural training courses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Enrollments by Department of Defense (DoD) personnel (uniformed and civilian) increased fourfold from 3,011 in February to 12,142 in April. This pushes the total number of learners who have used Alelo...

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28 January 2020
Alelo CEO Lewis Johnson Interviewed in CEOCFO Magazine

Alelo started out as a research project funded by DARPA at the University of Southern California. The idea was could we use video game and AI technology to develop a better way of learning foreign languages. Alelo’s AI Simulations are being used around the world to Practice and Assess Communication Skills.

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05 December 2019
Alelo Announces New Platform for Learning Communication Skills in AI Simulations

In Alelo’s most recent course Enskill Effective & Persuasive Communication, learners practice conversations with AI avatars representing managers and co-workers in simulated work settings. The course draws on communication techniques taught in business schools. Learners practice presenting structured arguments. For example, they present their vision, explain their strategy, and then propose next steps. Using AI...

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