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Introducing the New English Discoveries

Posted May 30th, 2016 by edusoft with Comments Off

We are proud to announce the launch of the new English Discoveries. This new version was designed with an intuitive approach which aims to create a comprehensive, simple and effective educational experience. The easy to navigate platform enhances student engagement and motivation. The newly designed learning area makes lessons more flexible, with multiple resources and [...]


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Edusoft Participates in LATAM Conferences

Posted November 12th, 2015 by edusoft with Comments Off

Edusoft’s Director of Pedagogical Implementation, Dr. Danny Glick, PhD Learning Technologies, was recently invited to speak at two international conferences in Latin America. Dr. Glick was invited to give a keynote speech at the international DR-TESOL conference in the Dominican Republic. He was also invited to give a plenary speech in Honduras at the IX [...]


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Professional Development Expanded in Kazakhstan

Posted June 9th, 2015 by edusoft with Comments Off

Following three successful years using Edusoft’s professional development courses, the Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools (NIS) has signed an additional contract for a two-stage project aimed at improving the English proficiency of non-EFL teachers. NIS is a network of schools for exceptional students between the ages of 12 to 18 throughout Kazakhstan. The schools are named for [...]


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National EDO Project Renewed in Honduras

Posted May 7th, 2015 by edusoft with Comments Off

Following a successful inaugural year of the presidential nationwide project “Yes, we can!” in Honduras, INFOP (National Institute of Professional Training in Honduras) has expanded this project for the second year. In 2014, 50,000 English Discoveries Online licenses were provided, aiming to improve the English proficiency of semi-professional Honduran citizens. This renewal expands the national-scale [...]


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Edusoft Selected for National Bilingual Project in Peru

Posted March 31st, 2015 by edusoft with No Comments

In anticipation of Peru’s bicentennial celebrations in 2021, the Peruvian government is embracing the opportunity to demonstrate that the country is moving towards development and growth. Aiming to improve education as well as professional and economic opportunities in the country, the Peruvian President, Ollanta Humala, has initiated a 5-year national bilingual project, “Perú, país bilingüe [...]


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New! Data & Reporting Dashboards and Widgets in EDO

Posted January 26th, 2015 by edusoft with No Comments

EDO’s new teacher dashboard contains six new charts giving teachers an enhanced ability to quickly and easily monitor progress and success of classes. • Course Completion Rate • Average Test Scores • Unit/Skill Overview • Placement Test • Midterm Test • Final Test The new layout improves efficacy by creating a proactive, data-driven learning environment [...]


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Edusoft Creates Power Up Reading for AEON Japan

Posted January 26th, 2015 by edusoft with No Comments

The AEON Corporation of Japan, an innovator in the field of English education for four decades has chosen Edusoft to create a customized online reading course to offer in its language schools throughout Japan. AEON was interested in providing working adults with an online academic reading course as part of a self-study program for students [...]


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New & Improved Automated Speech Recognition in EDO

Posted November 23rd, 2014 by edusoft with Comments Off

Edusoft is proud to announce the launch of our new, improved automated speech recognition for English Discoveries Online (EDO), utilizing cutting-edge speech recognition technology for even higher levels of accuracy and detailed feedback than ever before, including: – Color-coded, word-level feedback – A numeric score, comparing pronunciation to a native speaker – Color-coded sentence rating Students [...]


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EDO Preferred Solution at Chilean University

Posted July 31st, 2014 by edusoft with Comments Off

Edusoft, together with via Arquimed, has partnered with The Universidad de Santiago de Chile (USACH) to increase English proficiency in the university’s Engineering Faculty. USACH has had overwhelming success in its pilot program with Edusoft’s English Discoveries Online (EDO) Blended Learning solution. The 2013 pilot initially tested students in the Engineering Faculty and it was [...]


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EDO Partners With a 45,000 Student Institution

Posted June 30th, 2014 by edusoft with Comments Off

Edusoft has partnered with ICPNA (Peruvian – North American Cultural Institute), the largest bi-national cultural center in Latin America. ICPNA provides English language learning to adult learners and K12 learners across Peru. With 45,000 students at 5 locations across Lima, and plans for expansion including 9 locations and 1 million students by 2016, ICPNA has [...]


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New! Automated Writing Evaluation in EDO

Posted June 1st, 2014 by edusoft with No Comments

We are pleased to announce that English Discoveries Online (EDO) now includes Automated Writing Evaluation for English Language Learners. This exciting new feature utilizes ETS’s industry-leading research and patent-protected e-rater® engine. Automated evaluation is now provided for all 68 EDO writing Practice Activities ranging in difficulty from Beginner to Advanced. This impressive new feature provides [...]


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Honduran President Launches National EDO Project

Posted April 27th, 2014 by edusoft with Comments Off

Following Edusoft’s record of successful bilingual presidential nationwide projects in Latin America, INFOP (the National Institute of Professional Training in Honduras) has selected English Discoveries Online (EDO) for a new national-scale English-learning program. President Juan Orlando Hernández, recently elected at the end of 2013, hosted the inauguration of the new English Discoveries Online project called [...]


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Master Class Has Extraordinary Success With EDO

Posted March 2nd, 2014 by edusoft with Comments Off

Edusoft is excited about its new alliance with Specter – a training company that runs the Master Class English language training school. Since switching to EDO less than a year ago, Master Class has already increased sales of their English language courses by more than 40%. Specter is a dynamic technological school offering services to [...]


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English Discoveries Online Platform Expands Compatibility

Posted February 5th, 2014 by edusoft with Comments Off

We are excited to announce that, following an intensive development effort, Edusoft has implemented new technologies in our flagship product, English Discoveries Online, allowing it to be compatible with new devices and environments/operating systems, while reducing the need to install third-party plug-ins. This new technological change will allow existing and new users to enjoy the [...]


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Edusoft Leads English Reform at Top Kazakh University

Posted December 30th, 2013 by edusoft with Comments Off

Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Kazakhstan, has selected Edusoft to provide Professional Development for its teaching professionals across all faculties as part of a new initiative to offer all courses in English, making them accessible to foreign students. Edusoft has been selected due to its customizable, scalable Professional Development courses in Effective Teaching Methodologies and English [...]


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