Diji: Impactful Microcourses for African Language Learners

Here’s an overview of a digital learning platform I am involved with, as an advisor on digital pedagogy and best practice. They’re making a real impact in providing meaningful digital learning to users in African languages.

The digital landscape of education is rapidly evolving, and Diji has a unique approach to microlearning for African language speakers. By intertwining traditional educational values with modern technological tools, Diji offers a platform that resonates with its audience.

Built with adaptability in mind, Diji utilises an omnichannel micro-learning methodology. This allows the platform to deliver content through various tools, such as a WhatsApp Chatbot, the MTN Ayoba app, and an intuitive mobile web learning management system. One of its core strengths is its design, prioritising accessibility in low-data environments and ensuring that quality education reaches even the most remote corners.

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The Power of AI in Modern Content Planning: A Case Study

Now for a change of pace from my usual articles on this site. Besides managing educational product development at Cambridge, I’m a regular blogger. A few years back, I started an education-focused website with colleagues, providing news and opinion about the South African education scene. It’s been plodding along, growing its user base steadily. But this was before I jumped into learning all I could about Generative AI, which I have used successfully to increase the monthly users by over 100,000.  

The internet is bustling, every corner filled with information vying for our attention. Businesses face the daunting task of ensuring their content isn’t just another drop in this vast ocean. But it’s also full of data, which you can use to your advantage. As audiences evolve, so must the strategies to engage them, and simply keeping pace isn’t enough. 

Visitor Statistics Showing A Huge Increase

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Using AI for Automated Assessment Grading

In recent years, there has been a growing interest in incorporating Artificial Intelligence (AI) into various aspects of education. One area where AI holds immense potential is automated assessment grading. This article explores the concept of using AI for automated assessment grading, discussing the benefits, challenges, and ethical considerations associated with its implementation.

Understanding the Concept of AI in Education

Before delving into the specifics of automated assessment grading, it is crucial to have a clear understanding of what Artificial Intelligence entails. AI refers to the design and development of computer systems that can perform tasks that typically require human intelligence. In the context of education, AI technologies can be utilized to enhance teaching and learning processes.

AI in education encompasses a wide range of applications, including personalized learning, virtual tutors, and automated grading systems. By leveraging AI, educators can benefit from improved efficiency, student engagement, and personalized instruction.

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