Australia’s Swinburne Online Selects LoudCloud Systems to Build Customized CBE Platform
Online Students Set to Benefit from Personalized Learning through New Initiative for Adult Learners and Career Readiness.
Dallas, TX, July 21, 2015 – LoudCloud Systems announced today that Swinburne Online, a joint venture between SEEK and Swinburne University of Technology in Australia, has selected the company’s FasTrak system to deliver competency based education for students who enroll in a new vocational offering to be launched in September. Online students will benefit from a personalized, accelerated learning program provided on the FasTrak platform.
“We are launching a new learning initiative in Australia for vocational education and training, that will benefit from a competency based learning environment,” said Matt Parker, Swinburne Online General Manager IT and Student Operations. “We chose LoudCloud Systems as a technology partner because of their innovative platform and significant experience in helping universities scale competency based education programs quickly and effectively.”
Australian universities have been early adopters of online learning as a way to offer an interactive learning experience with the flexibility of online study and 24/7 support. Swinburne Online will be one of the first online education providers to offer a range of vocational education and training in a highly digitalized competency based environment.
“We are proud to partner with Swinburne and be a vanguard in bringing Competency Based Education to Australia,” said Manoj Kutty, CEO of LoudCloud Systems. “Our flexible competency based learning platform provides universities the ability to rapidly develop and deliver personalized Competency Based Education, making it possible to reduce student costs, improve time to completion and address employer demands around workplace skills.”
About Swinburne Online
Swinburne Online provides a new approach to learning in Australia, offering students a highly engaging and productive learning experience. Born out of a joint venture between SEEK, a diverse group of companies, comprised of a portfolio of online employment, educational, commercial and volunteer businesses and a top 50 company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and Swinburne University of Technology, Swinburne Online focuses on providing students with industry-ready qualifications, from a university with over 100 years of history. Swinburne University of Technology is an internationally ranked university with 30,000 students across its Australian and overseas campuses.
About LoudCloud Systems
LoudCloud is a behavioral analytics based teaching and learning platform designed to deliver personalized pathways in education. The core framework, rooted in re-imagined LMS technology, simplifies course and content authoring using proprietary algorithms to inform and guide course progress. With innovations in collaborative, digital readers and task centricity, LoudCloud continues to grow business with prominent customers in both the higher education and K-12 sectors while providing platforms for institutions engaging in competency based learning solutions. For more information about LoudCloud Systems, please visit the company’s website. LoudCloud customers include, University of Florida-Lastinger Center, Bryan University, Career Education Corp., Grand Canyon University, The American College, Jefferson County School District and Wissahickon School District.
Greg Harp, LoudCloud Systems Inc.