All the main browser suppliers have stated that web page content using Adobe’s Flash Player (Flash) will be supported until the end of 2020. But the ease with which Flash can be enabled is changing, and a few ClarityEnglish programs still rely on Flash — so this is a current status report.
In this article, published in the EL Gazette May/June 2019 issue, Elinor Stokes talks to Melaine Butler about her life in a digital ELT family.
Students do most of their day-to-day writing on mobile, so it’s only logical they should use their devices to learn to write.
How do Clarity’s programs get to your student’s phones, and what does a database in the Cloud look like? What makes the system reliable and why is Clarity upgrading?
Following a number of queries about Clarity’s approach to timing and time-out, Product Manager Sky Chan explains the situation.
Now that we have converted Study Skills Success, Tense Buster, Dynamic Placement Test and Road to IELTS, the big push this year is to upgrade the remaining programs to HTML5 format. Here are the five principle development targets you can look forward to.
Andrew Stokes argues that a four-minute video can get teachers over the crucial first hurdle in learning how to use a new online resource.
Vivying Cheng has been upgrading Clarity’s programs to HTTPS. She discusses with Andrew Stokes on how the move towards greater security is a good thing for both teachers and students — and everyone else.
Vanessa Tod of Macquarie University reviews Practical Writing for English Australia Journal.
Recent developments in data protection regulations, and especially GDPR, have made Clarity think harder about how we deal with student data. In this interview, Dr Adrian Raper, Clarity’s Technical Director, who is also in overall charge of data protection, discusses where he draws the line between two opposing imperatives.