Category Archives: Opentute News

Opentute co-founders on The Advertiser’s Business Journal cover

An Adelaide couple’s platform takes education to new levels Cameron England, Business Editor, The Advertiser July 11 ADELAIDE education start-up Opentute is here to teach you a lesson — on an adaptable social learning platform they have developed over the past two years. The husband and wife team of Travis Clapp and Katya Komarova have […]

Augmented Learn-ality

Travis Clapp, 26 Jun 2017 We all watched the promos in avid anticipation and hoped Google Glass would improve user-centric learning. It had to, right? What could be better than a stepped, assess-able approach to learning that morphed reality transposing learning requirements in the moment, through the eyes of the viewer? I remember discussing the possibilities of Glass-led, augmented […]

The 5:1 Learning Cycle

Travis Clapp, 05 July 2017 I recently read an article by an old school friend of mine, Didier Elzinga (CEO@Culture Amp), who started by quoting John Gottman (Gottman Institute): “…those people that tended to stay together and have strong relationships were those where the ratio of positive comments to negative comments was about 5 to 1.” Elzinga goes on to […]

Social media inspired learning platform targets industry success.

By Caleb Radford / 3rd of August, 2017 Lead South Australia. AN EDUTECH startup is changing the way online portals operate by adding a social aspect to learning. Opentute was developed by husband and wife team Travis Clapp and Katya Komarova in South Australia. Similar to workplace social media platform Slack, Opentute is primarily a B2B mobile-first service where […]

Opentute Pitch at the HR Tech Demo Day by Slingshot

During the last four months Opentute co-founders Katya Komarova and Travis Clapp have been participating in the Accelerator Program by Slingshot ‘HR Tech’. We have been working closely with the amazing mentors and cohort as well as program partners such as Hudson, UTS, Seek and others. On the 23rd of August we did a Pitch in-front of […]

The theory of Social Learning by Bandura

One of the most influential learning theories, the Social Learning Theory (SLT), was created by Albert Bandura. It encompasses concepts of traditional learning theory and the operant conditioning of B.F. Skinner. However, the theory strongly implies that there are types of learning where indirect reinforcement is not the causal mechanism; rather, the so-called social element can result […]

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