Australia's Hunter TAFE uses SymbalooEDU to go 100% Course Digital
Using Digital Resource Management To Make Course Instruction Easy
02 APRIL 2013, CALIFORNIA, US AND NEW SOUTH WALES, AU
SummarySymbalooEDU, the cloud based website curation tool, announced today that it has been selected as the dedicated user interface for Hunter TAFE, the largest regional vocational educational and training provider in Australia. TAFE is using SymbalooEDU to assist students to embark on their personal learning journeys by going 100% digital and utilizing the benefits of high speed broadband via Australia's National Broadband Network.
SymbalooEDU is a resource management tool that helps educators and students curate and organize the best of the web into a meaningful learning environment. With SymbalooEDU educators can organize teaching resources in the cloud and access them from any device. This is a first for Vocational Education and Training in Australia because students will be able to record both their formal and informal learning and retain it beyond their TAFE enrollment. Commonly used for professional development and training, SymbalooEDU provides an easy and efficient way for users to receive online instruction.
"Books are about to disappear out of the classroom, we believe the decision to go 100% digital in education is visionary and innovative. Symbaloo is proud to be part of the change from traditional to digital learning." stated Klaas Lameijer, CEO at Symbaloo.
Hunter TAFE prides itself on the ability to deliver high quality vocational education and training.
"Offering students rich learning resources online through SymbalooEDU and Australia's National Broadband Network will contribute to successful learning outcomes as they will be able to learn in a way that is suitable to them fully supported by quality TAFE services." confirms Louise Lewis, Manager Digital Learning at Hunter TAFE.
Symbaloo is a visual bookmark management tool that helps to organize and share the best of the web.
By creating webmixes around their online favorites, users can easily access their frequently visited websites, news feeds, search engines, radio stations and/or widgets.