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Combatting the Pandemic Impact: Quality Education Is Key to Sustainable Development

In a world in need of sustainable development, education remains key. In fact, Quality Education is the fourth of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—recognized as a catalyst toward “socioeconomic mobility and … escaping poverty.” The pandemic,...

A Measurable Difference: Research Shows NEJM Knowledge+ Improves Board Exam Results

Newly published research has shown that personalized, online preparation for doctors taking board certification examinations can build competence and make a measurable difference. Specifically, physicians who used NEJM Knowledge+ performed better on their...

An Adaptive Approach to Computer Programming Training: Combining Theory and Practice to Achieve Competence

How long does it take to learn a programming language? Obviously it depends, but estimates range from three to six months. How, then, do Area9 programmers become productive in as little as two to four weeks? The secret, as we’ve often said, is personalization....

Coronavirus Cytokine Storm

COVID-19 CYTOKINE STORM – What it means and why we need to learn about it. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by SARS-CoV-2 infection is associated with a wide spectrum of disease severity, with up to 20% of patients developing severe disease and progressing...

Can Learning Outcomes be Improved While Lowering Costs?

Can Learning Outcomes Be Improved While Lowering Costs? It is fairly easy to lower learning costs: create and deliver fewer courses, and/or move classroom courses online. Maybe even dump formal training altogether and switch to “user generated content.” But is it...

Will an Airline Rebound Create a Talent Shortfall?

Retraining Will Be Crucial in Aviation’s ‘New Normal’  As the global airline industry comes back from the pandemic, staffing could become a challenge—particularly if the ramp-up in flight capacity happens quickly. The goal across every airline will be to align...

An out-of-the-box tutor: Kaspersky’s new Security Awareness Training provides every employee with an individual learning path

Kaspersky has unveiled its new Kaspersky Adaptive Online Training, developed in partnership with Area9 Lyceum. The solution generates a security awareness curriculum that is tailored to each individual user’s learning needs, as a personal tutor would do for their...

Area9 Lyceum Launches Free ‘Kindness’ Adaptive Learning Module

Partners with Author & Educator Esther Wojcicki on ‘Successful People’ Series CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., May 19, 2020 — Area9 Lyceum is partnering with educator Esther Wojcicki, author of the best-selling How to Raise Successful People, to...

Raising the Bar on Remote Learning with an Adaptive Approach

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the business landscape, with lasting changes in the ways in which people work and learn. As Microsoft President Brad Smith said in a recent CNBC interview, “I think there is a greater acceptance of almost remote...

Pt 2. Incorporating “Refresh” into Your Learning Ecosystem: Ensuring that Knowledge Learned Is Knowledge Retained

The traditional assumption that completing a course generates knowledge and skills that are retained long-term and can be built upon is flawed. The majority of what is studied never makes the transition to long-term memory. Building and maintaining proficiency over...
Coronavirus Cytokine Storm

Coronavirus Cytokine Storm

COVID-19 CYTOKINE STORM – What it means and why we need to learn about it. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by SARS-CoV-2 infection is associated with a wide spectrum of disease severity, with up to 20% of patients developing severe disease and progressing...

Can Learning Outcomes be Improved While Lowering Costs?

Can Learning Outcomes be Improved While Lowering Costs?

Can Learning Outcomes Be Improved While Lowering Costs? It is fairly easy to lower learning costs: create and deliver fewer courses, and/or move classroom courses online. Maybe even dump formal training altogether and switch to “user generated content.” But is it...

Will an Airline Rebound Create a Talent Shortfall?

Will an Airline Rebound Create a Talent Shortfall?

Retraining Will Be Crucial in Aviation’s ‘New Normal’  As the global airline industry comes back from the pandemic, staffing could become a challenge—particularly if the ramp-up in flight capacity happens quickly. The goal across every airline will be to align...