Question: How to make sure your student/employee has walked through a virtual tour and reached their learning goals? Answer: With ThingLink's new improved transition tag you can now add checkpoints to transitions. Correct responses will unlock the next scene!
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Due to Covid-19 the University of Rochester realized that their popular in-person tours couldn’t take place - a serious blow to student recruitment. Research undertaken for the university website had proven that prospective students really valued these in-person tours, which give them an insight into living and studying at Rochester. Crucially, the choice to apply to or accept a place at Rochester was often made on the basis of connections made with current students during a campus visit.
When Covid cancelled a medical school’s in-person workshop, ThingLink provided a realistic scenario where students pieced together individual data to diagnose and create a patient management plan.
The Petofi Literary Museum in Budapest used ThingLink to create an interactive schools museum tour, which quickly expanded into a collaborative virtual schools visit to the six major national collections in Budapest.
The year 2020 has accelerated the adoption of new solutions for online learning and publishing at an unprecedented pace. At ThingLink, the increased demand shows as a sharp 50% increase in new monthly signups. Over 100,000 new users login to ThingLink every month to create engaging visual experiences for their students, employees or customers. For may, ThingLink has become a home for hundreds, even thousands of interactive images and videos. Our new interface offers them improved options for arranging and managing this content.
The Finnish education and media technology company ThingLink and the educational transformational company Mahattattva in India are today announcing a partnership in the area of professional development and teacher training in India.
ThingLink education and business subscriptions are now available in Italy via MR Digital by Monti & Russo. MR Digital, a systems integrator originating from 1954 in Lombardia, provides hardware, software, and complete educational technology solutions for schools in Italy. Partners include global technology companies such as Samsung, Acer, Google, HP, Lenovo and Microsoft.
ThingLink, an award-winning Finnish education and interactive media technology for contextual learning in the cloud was included in FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) Higher Education Committee to explore various synergies and work together to find solutions to the current needs of teacher training and technology integration in India. For ThingLink, this opportunity opens a gateway to work with FICCI member organizations to learn about the potential application of smart visual media and 360 degree virtual learning environments in all education verticals including vocational training and workforce development.
ThingLink's Return to Learn Webinar!
We hope this finds you well and you’ve all enjoyed a break over the summer. We would like to invite you to join us in a ‘Return to Learn Webinar’ to hear more about the plans and developments for ThingLink, and to hear ideas from the community. We have been incredibly impressed with the examples shared across our communities and felt a webinar would be a good opportunity to share them with you all.