Case Study: Digitization Equals Empowerment for Open Access College

With just 200 staff members and approximately 2,500 students, Australia’s Open Access College (OAC) may be small in number, but their efforts to educate remote students are mighty.

Largely working with students between five to 18 years old, OAC specializes in connecting those isolated due to illness or distance. While OAC leaders were accustomed to using audio conference technology, it was costly and largely a “one-way” method for teachers to interact with students. Wanting to use a more interactive online platform and expand access to connected learning – all while lowering their costs – OAC used Cisco WebEx to open up new educational doors through digitization.

For a quick look at their challenges and the A+ outcomes WebEx helped make possible, check out this case study.

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Interview with an Online Training Expert

Screen Shot 2015-01-28 at 8.39.12 PMAt one of the 439 holiday events we hosted at our home this year (yes, it was that year… I don’t even remember most of it) my globe-trotting brother-in-law and I discovered some common ground: online training with WebEx.

He’s a corporate training gray hair, the kind of guy who can map out a massive organization’s “talent journey” without breaking a sweat, and then deliver the soft skills needed to move folks along it so delightfully that they think they just watched a series of TED talks. What’s a “talent journey,” you ask? I asked too.

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