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6th Oct, 2021

Blended learning for languages can boost student engagement

Blended Learning: What Is It? As the name suggests, blended learning blends different learning methods. Essentially, blended learning combines traditional in-classroom teaching/learning with technology-based self-study outside of the classroom. The second part of the blended learning approach, the technology-based e-learning component, can offer real support for language learning. The internet has a wealth of resources, […]

13th Sep, 2021

ESTU + Studious – new partnership!

We are delighted to announce Estu+Studious: a new partnership with ESTU as part of our new corporate services development.   Working with Simon Littlewood and Karl Eddy of Estu, Studious will deliver tailored learning solutions available for use in Apprenticeship Levy schemes to major corporations. The content delivered by Studious will be suitable for Learning […]

19th Apr, 2021

Moving online – reflections from an academic

Thursday the 12th of March 2020 was my last visit to the UCL Bloomsbury campus, the last time I enjoyed face to face interactions with colleagues and students. Literally overnight teaching went online, my last two weeks of the teaching term represented my first experience of full online teaching, it was not how any of us would […]

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22nd Mar, 2021

The secret to a highly engaging education animation: a good story

Animation is a highly effective tool for delivering an engaging learning experience. I could write at length about its value in education but there is already plenty of evidence to support this. So instead I will provide a brief insight into how we approach the pre-production phase of animation at Studious. I was recently introduced […]

19th Feb, 2021

How to Gamify Learning Content

Gamification is a buzzword in the e-learning world, but what does it mean, is it an effective way to learn, and how do you do it? (…)

21st Jul, 2020

Working from home during Covid-19 – how new hires are embracing the company’s culture remotely

While lockdown forced many businesses to furlough or lay off their staff – EdTech venture Studious has been busy (…)

25th Jun, 2020

5 key tips you need to know before developing your online course

In this changing time of working and studying from home, it is likely that you will need to develop content for an online module, ready for the start of the next (…)

19th May, 2020

Is coronavirus installing Higher Education 4.0?

Universities carry a long pedigree of tradition. New ideas come, old systems go. But the trademark experience of lectures, libraries and labs has remained a cultural constant in higher education for (…)

10th Apr, 2020

How to make an academic documentary (Studious style)

During my time in academia (and specifically social anthropology), I was often preoccupied by a sense that academics were “missing a trick” when it came to communicating their research. Social (…)

4th Mar, 2020

Coronavirus and higher education: what are the long term impacts?

Online education isn’t a new story. The MOOC revolution happened a decade ago, with platforms like Udacity and Coursera springing up to offer e-learning to large numbers of people around the world (…)