New | Introducing the First Innovative, Operable OnO Training Model to Integrate Key Elements such as Micro-Learning Programs, Learning Challenges, Online Virtual Labs, Learning Histories, and Employment “Matchmaking” Winning the Training Institution Award at the 2015 National Talent Development Awards and Signing a Long-term Cooperation Agreement with Wiedu Corp.
Impact | Contributing to Wistron Corp. Establishing Wiedu Corp., Enabling the Institute for Information Industry to Work with Wiedu Corp. to Develop the Education Market of Malaysia, Mainland China, and Taiwan Promoting B2B and B2C Learning Services, and Adding Values to the Market Competitiveness and Service Values of Wiedu Corps’ TibaMe Learning Network
Key | Institute for Information Industry’s 16-man Team, who Specializes in Real–Virtual Integration Training, Joins Wiedu Corp. to Found an Education Promotion Department to Expand Domestic and International Markets
Evidence | Winning the Training Institution Award at the 2015 National Talent Development Awards and Signing a Long-term Cooperation Agreement with Wiedu Corp.
Improving the domestic unemployment rate, closing the gap between knowledge learned in school and used in practice, and elevating students’ practical implementation abilities and employees’ professional skills to narrow the gap between industry and academia. The prevalence of massive open online courses (MOOCs) in recent years has facilitated the “opening” and integration of curriculum resources. By engaging in online learning, the public can acquire new and/or practical skills. The Ministry of Education also actively encourages universities to set up open courses, transforming traditional classroom learning.
Testing Business Models Using School–Industry Knowledge, Creating the “Midas Touch”
To close the gap between things learned in school and those used in practice as well as improve learners’ practical abilities, the Institute for Information Industry promotes innovative online and offline training models and integrates new-generation, cloud-based digital learning platform technologies, competency-oriented digital learning process designs, and online and offline learning services. Additional information is provided below: Integrating key elements such as micro-learning programs, learning challenges, online virtual labs, learning histories, and employment “matchmaking” to develop university students’ practical skills and improve employees’ ability to acquire advanced information; the goal is to impel industry upgrades and transformations and strengthen employee competitiveness.
The Institute for Information Industry provides learning-related services using its new-generational digital learning website and promotes field demonstrations by working with National Taipei University of Business, Tamkang University, Shih Chien University, National Taichung University of Education, Providence University, Jinwen University of Science & Technology, and Hwa Hsia University of Technology. In addition, the Institute for Information Industry promotes and introduces OnO training courses together with major associations and corporations including various farmers’ and fishermen’s associations as well as the Taiwan Power Company, where their efforts have been well received. The Institute for Information Industry’s business models, which include proof of concept (POC), proof of service (POS), and proof of business (POB), have created more than 40,000 training website members.
Furthermore, the Institute for Information Industry contributed to Wistron Corp. establishing Wiedu Corp., enabling the Institute for Information Industry to work with Wiedu Corp. to develop the education market of Malaysia, mainland China, and Taiwan by introducing B2B (for schools and chained enterprises) and B2C (for the public) learning services. Using the R&D Results of Technology Development Programs to Add Values to the Market Competitiveness and Service Values of Wiedu Corps’ TibaMe Learning Network. In 2015, the Institute for Information Industry signed a cooperation agreement titled “OnO, Cloud-based R&D Services for Developing Training Technologies” with Wiedu Corp., in which the Institute for Information Industry’s 16-man Team, who specialized in real–virtual integration training, joined Wiedu Corp in 2016 to found an education promotion department to promote OnO training and expand its domestic and international markets.
Cultivate Campus Students with Talent in Information Technology: The Institute for Information Industry cultivates students on campus with talent in information technology by promoting information technology-oriented education activities in colleges and universities; the goal is to assist students enhance their future employment and entrepreneurship abilities and provide them with course-learning platforms as well as practical learning resources anytime, anywhere. In addition, the Institute for Information Industry donates online learning resources to 17 student clubs and offers grants to promote student clubs to help them facilitate campus-based information education and accelerate the development of information personnel on campus.
The field of e-commerce is a major battlefield for innovation-related industries in Taiwan. To encourage young students in Taiwan to develop a good grasp of the development trends of the e-commerce industry, in 2015, the Institute for Information Industry helped students find employment opportunities or create their own businesses in the said industry by integrating the OnO learning services platform and industry-related curriculum to host the Youth Entrepreneur Camp: Cross Border e-Commerce, which promoted practical e-commerce training services. During the three-months training, the camp attracted more than 500 participants, roughly 100 of whom successfully used e-commerce to perform cross-border operations: the students located domestic and foreign suppliers and distributors and sold their products via logistics and cash transactions. The training values and results of the camp received extensive media coverage, allowing the public to quickly understand such a new type of training services and their values.