May 1, 2019 9:30:00 AM

3 things to consider when looking for a metadata tagging software

The digital age is changing lots of traditional industries. Neither education nor publishing are exempt. Many educational publishers have recognised this and are beginning to adapt their content into Smart Content using metadata tagging.

There are 3 things to take into account when picking your metadata management tool:

  • Understanding the product
  • Standards used by the system
  • The accuracy and specificity of the tool

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Apr 4, 2019 3:58:30 PM

What CEFR Solutions Can Publishers Use?

Converting content into smart content is crucial for publishers to survive in the digital and artificial intelligence age. Educational publishers have a plethora of content which needs to be accurately stored and labeled to the right language or reading level. Hence, following the CEFR* scale is key for publishers to match content to the right readability level. In this blog post, we'll examine what kind of solutions exist in the market that offer CEFR classification.

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Mar 6, 2019 11:18:43 AM

Why you should invest in smart content

As a commercial person working for an education publisher, we understand that you have to focus on content distribution and sales. Your bottom line could mean hitting a revenue target, saving X amount on costs, or saving X amount of time with more efficient publishing processes. However, hitting these targets isn’t always easy or necessarily sustainable. We believe that smart content is the missing key for unlocking new revenue opportunities. In this blog post, I’ll explain why we, at EDIA, think smart content is a wise investment that can achieve your revenue goals.

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Feb 12, 2019 10:48:00 AM

Our CEFR Tagger Classifies Your Language Content into the Right Learning Level

All language learning materials are not created equally. Assigning the right learning level is usually under the mercy of a content editor or author. If content is improperly labeled into the wrong level then there will be drastic consequences for teachers and learners alike. Some language materials might be incorrectly classified as a higher level leaving beginner-level students confused. While other materials might be incorrectly classified at a lower level leaving advanced-level students bored or not challenged enough. In this blog post, we’ll reveal how an automated, artificial-intelligence-driven, CEFR* tagger mitigates these pains.

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Jan 30, 2019 7:07:00 PM

How to improve your publishing workflows with the right CMS integration

Publishers are under tremendous pressure these days to digitize content. By managing millions of content items without any sufficient resources, content managers and authors are left astray doing extra work on what needs to be reproduced, what needs refreshed copy and which copy can be reused. In this blog post, we’ll investigate how the right integrations can alleviate these content management pains.

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Dec 13, 2018 9:02:00 AM

Why is automated metadata-tagging better than manual tagging?

Metadata is imperative for efficiently managing your educational content. There are thousands, if not millions, of books, texts, and different learning materials that need to be sorted, organized and documented in publishers’ content management systems (CMS). In this blog post, we’ll reveal how automated metadata-tagging can help you get the job done faster, cheaper and with higher quality and accuracy.

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Nov 21, 2018 2:02:00 PM

Authors save up to 1.5 hours with 360AI

Our customer is the world’s leading language testing organization. Before, our customer used to struggle with minimizing average time spent on research for creating articles and utilising the right materials for the correct reading level. With 360AI, our customer decreased average time spent on content research up to 1.5 hours and at the same time, they increased the accuracy rate of properly classifying learning materials to the right reading level of each test.

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Oct 31, 2018 9:14:00 AM

3 CONTENT MANAGEMENT ISSUES PUBLISHERS NEED FIXED

At EDIA, we’ve conducted an administered survey and distributed it to our network of education professionals ranging from education publishers, universities, e-learning, and LMS providers. What we’ve discovered is that many of the publishers share the same problems.

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Oct 24, 2018 9:45:00 AM

ARE WE ENTERING A ‘GOLD RUSH’ WITH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN PUBLISHING?

The California Gold Rush started in the mid-19th-century when pioneers took out their picks and shovels and dug away for gold. Over 300,000 people came to California and took desperate measures in an attempt to capitalize on this opportunity. Like the gold rush, I see a metaphorical resemblance regarding artificial intelligence applied in the education world. Specifically, education publishers are the “miners” and they’re in an attempt to strike it rich by achieving adaptive content, hence the “gold.”

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Oct 17, 2018 9:08:00 AM

3 EdTech Trends Publishers Should Pay Attention To

 

It’s no secret that technology is changing education. From iPads in classrooms to virtual reality experiences, students today have some of the best educational experiences right at their fingertips.

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