Category Archives: Opentute News

Slingshot reveals first HR Tech accelerator cohort

We are proud to announce that HR Tech, the human resources and recruitment accelerator program run by Slingshot, has revealed its first cohort, and Opentute has been included as one of the five startups, alongside 7 scale-ups. read more

The future of learning

Travis Clapp, 20 June 2017 Hi! I’d like to start by being a touch controversial, if that’s possible any more: The LMS is dead Pull eLearning – never push Gamification must be lived Let’s look at each of these statements on their own and then summarise, with a look at what’s next… The LMS is dead What is an LMS? It’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

Reflections on EdTech, UK and Europe

Well, Katya (COO) and I have just returned from a 10 week tour of duty in Europe where we set up an office in Thinclab incubator, France, as the Opentute gateway to the EU and UK (post Brexit). After some exciting discussions with Universities and Accelerators as potential clients in London, I was off to […]

Social Learning Management System

How to Maximise EngagementYour Learning Management System (LMS) Get Social There are many learning management systems and most fail to truly engage the network itself. Opentute has created a platform that puts people ahead of the tool – it’s about you, so we’ve optimised the creation, admin and learner experiences. Moreover, you will be part of […]

ASSISTing Professionals Everywhere with Opentute!

Company: WHO Collaborating Centre, University of Adelaide Industry: E-Learning/Health           No of Users: 584 The ASSIST (Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test) is the accumulative effort of a group of international addiction specialists developed for the World Health Organisation (WHO). Associate Professor Robert Ali is a key member of this group. Dr Ali is based out of the University of Adelaide and […]

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