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.
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.
ThingLink has partnered with PowerUpEDU, an award-winning education technology solutions provider for classrooms in the southeast. Through this partnership all ThingLink licenses, related professional development and training becomes available for schools and districts in the Southeastern United States via PowerUpEDU.
When schools are closed, students spend lots of time on their laptops and mobile devices. How can you put those devices to use in a way that develops their creativity? Schools, districts and cities: Contact us at email@example.com to activate your ThingLink account today.