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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2023, 6(25); doi: 10.25236/FER.2023.062503.

GitHub Classroom in Actuarial Education: A Modern Approach to Collaborative Learning


Xiao Xu

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Xiao Xu

School of Risk and Actuarial Studies, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia


In the digital era, cloud-based technology has profoundly transformed our daily business activities. Embracing this shift towards collaborative learning, this paper explores the innovative integration of GitHub Classroom into actuarial education, highlighting its transformative impact on collaborative learning, project management, and real-world application. Through the lens of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) Research Challenge, we discuss how this platform streamlines assignment processes while also enhancing transparency, accountability, and real-time collaboration. By adopting this modern approach, students' learning experiences have been transformed, emphasizing not only analytical proficiency but also teamwork skills and storytelling acumen. These qualities are all important in the evolving landscape of actuarial studies.


Actuarial Education, Collaborative Learning, GitHub Classroom

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Xiao Xu. GitHub Classroom in Actuarial Education: A Modern Approach to Collaborative Learning. Frontiers in Educational Research (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 25: 12-16. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2023.062503.


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