Learning from Entrepreneurs | Quitch, from Swinburne to Singapore
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|Date:||Friday 21 April 2017|
|Venue:||TD121, Hawthorn Campus|
The Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship invites you to the next Learning from Entrepreneurs seminar.
Join us for networking and refreshments before hearing from the developers of Quitch, an educational app that uses gamification principles and interactivity to connect students with their teachers and engage them in their subjects. It is the first general-purpose app and platform that provides instruction and assessment, together with a gamified motivational feedback system, and robust data analytics.
The platform has been successfully deployed in a range of disciplines, including accountancy, management, law, chemistry, biology, human resources, engineering, and many others. It is currently being used in Australia, the United States, South East Asia, the United Kingdom, Europe and the Middle East. Tens of thousands of students are currently using Quitch.
Studies involving thousands of students across multiple disciplines demonstrate that Quitch improves student retention between 10 and 12%, and student learning by 7%.
Dr Gráinne Oates, Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer of Quitch
Dr Gráinne Oates is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting at Swinburne Business School. As well as teaching in Australia, she has sought international experience and has taught in Vietnam and Singapore. She is the originator of the idea behind Quitch. In addition, she works with a team to conduct research and provide empirical evidence on the benefits of innovative technologies in education. Grainne publishes on topics relating to learning and teaching with a special focus on teaching innovations to enhance the student experience and learning outcomes.
Professor Dan Hunter, Foundation Dean of Swinburne Law School & Developer of Quitch
Professor Dan Hunter is the Foundation Dean of Swinburne Law School. He is an international expert in intellectual property and internet law, and regularly publishes on the theory of intellectual property and on the intersection of computers and law. He is the author of books on gamification, intellectual property, and intelligent legal systems, and the author of numerous articles on intellectual property and internet law.
Michael McDonald, Chairman, Quitch Board
Michael McDonald is the Founder and Director of mdp Law, a boutique IP law firm and commercial advisory that assists clients to identify, structure, protect, commercialise, raise capital and grow their businesses and IP assets. Michael sits on the board of Quitch as Chairman, supporting the team through the process of becoming investment-ready.
Contact Information: Swinburne Alumni team