Digital Strategy for
Learning & Employment
We have rapidly mobilized resources to safeguard education, mitigate disruptions, and support programs during this crisis. Visit our Tips for Distance Learning page for resources and read more about our global efforts.
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Educational technologies advance at rapid speeds. Our experts help you identify, design, implement, evaluate, and promote best practices in leveraging technology to accelerate learning.
Catalyzing an edtech movement
to expand reach and impact of adult and youth education
The EdTech Center @ World Education leverages technology to increase the reach and impact of education and workforce initiatives and to enable everyone to thrive and be active, informed citizens in the new digital world. We work with partners to accelerate learning, digital literacy, college and career readiness and economic mobility. Together we are catalyzing an edtech movement that puts the needs of learners and instructors first. Join us now!
Online and in-person training to share best practices and foster edtech leadership
Research & Evaluation
Research, identification, and testing of new tools, emerging best practices, and delivery models
Meeting learners’ needs in partnership with tech developers and education and community organizations
Education on the power of technology for adult learning and advocacy for greater Internet and technology access
Our latest projects, professional development resources, and blog posts
The Transforming Distance Education course is now live on our site! The free and open course offers four learning modules developed by the EdTech Center @ World Education with support from the US Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE) to provide timely, high-quality professional development on distance and blended learning.
The EdTech Center @ World Education has partnered with Adobe and Readability Matters to bring you this webinar on readability in digital texts and literacy. We’ll introduce readability and why it matters and share promising tools for supporting enhanced, personalized readability in digital texts for learners. We’ll also show examples of how you can use these tools with content and articles from The Change Agent. Register here.
In earlier blog posts, we talked about how we are using persona as a research tool and our process for creating personas. As noted in our earlier posts, working learners participate in employer-sponsored learning opportunities for a variety of reasons. We’ve...
We’re looking forward to another great COABE conference this year filled with learning, networking and rich conversations on technology integration and adult learning. Having trouble deciding which sessions to attend? Our team created this curated list of sessions...
In our last several blog posts, we’ve shared the personas that we generated using interview data analyzed through a qualitative coding process. While each working learner that we interviewed has their own unique story, we used persona development to find patterns...
By Jamie Kreil, PhD and Jen Vanek, Ph.D By connecting with program managers and instructors across the US, the EdTech Center crafts use scenarios that illustrate where different online comprehensive curricula fare well and how they are used. In this post, we describe...