March 1, 2021

Oppida talks: The importance of user experience

Creating a great user experience lies at the heart of the design of all successful products and services.
February 15, 2021

From university precincts to community hubs?

In early 2017 an Australian Federal government paper explored the opportunity to establish University Precincts, centres to foster and facilitate industry collaboration with the university sector.
January 25, 2021

Oppida talks: The principle of constructive alignment in instructional design

Constructive alignment is a term thrown around a lot by educators, but what does it mean?
January 11, 2021
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Oppida interview – alternative models to higher education

We have to do something drastically different from the current higher education model. We have to be able to respond to current needs, to the impacts of the fourth industrial revolution, to what's happening with automation and jobs, and particularly, to the need to continuously reassert your employability. We can't do that with it with a qualification model the way it currently stands.
December 7, 2020

Oppida’s end of the year wrap-up: 2020!

2020 … a year of global transformation and uncertainty.
November 23, 2020
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Student data visualisation for education providers: An Oppida interview with Octopus BI

Octopus BI is a business analytics platform delivering insights through beautiful data visualisations. Oppida's CEO Bianca Raby explores visualising student data.
November 9, 2020

Optimising your online course launch strategy

At Oppida, we believe in raising the bar, including in our own courses. We've made new higher quality recordings of our launch strategy videos, and we're pleased to re-launch them here and show you an example of the quality we can provide....
October 12, 2020
PART 1 - Why is #digitaleducation not living up to its potential

PART 2: Why is digital education not living up to its potential?

As promised, here is part 2 of the findings from Oppida’s brand strategy work. I was very encouraged by the engagement in the last blog and...
September 14, 2020

Desire Lines: What makes a successful learning designer?

Having worked for over ten years in education and in various roles including instructional design, learning technology, project management and head of learning design, I have...