The London School of Business & Finance partnered with e-learning provider InterActive on the launch of InterActive TV, or IATV, an online channel that will broadcast accounting-related content for free 24 hours a day.
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The new channel launched last week. The IATV channel will broadcast a large variety of high-definition programming, including live lectures, talks with guest speakers, panel discussions, competitions and other features. All the educational content will be produced by LSBF’s faculty, powered by e-learning partner InterActive.
The channel is part of the school’s continuing efforts to enhance students’ online learning experience and was created to provide greater learning opportunities for students worldwide. The phenomenon of online learning has been growing in the past year with the expansion of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, which are available at an increasing number of prominent universities.
The first video broadcasted on IATV was presented by LSBF’s award-winning tutor Francis Braganza from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, who describes the initiative as "the most innovative idea to hit the accountancy student community in recent years.”
“LSBF and InterActive have produced a wide range of quality videos with great content, which will now be available to anyone around the world, he added. “ACCA tuition will now be accessible at any time during our students’ increasingly busy and hectic lives."
To improve accessibility, IATV will be streamed through InterActive’s website, as well as on the platform’s Facebook page. Students from around the world will be able to sample the online study experience and quality educational programmes, providing them with in-depth knowledge, culture and dialogue generated by InterActive and its academic partners.
“The Internet and social media have given LSBF and InterActive the opportunity to distribute content all over the world,” said InterActive managing director Vitaly Klopot. “By streaming IATV on our website and through Facebook, we want to give our audience the ability to share this channel and make it easier for niche audiences around the world to get the content they want and need.”
For more information, visit http://bit.ly/InterActiveTV.