Monthly Archives: October 2013

How to MOOC: Social Media in the Corporate Classroom, Part 1

Over the past few months, we have explored the social component of massive open online courses (MOOCs) from several angles. We have examined the role of peer learning in organizations and the importance of creating personal learning networks. We have … Continue reading

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How MOOCs Are Used in Workplace Training

Over the past several months, I’ve written about the many advantages of using MOOCs in training programs and given suggestions for how L&D departments can most effectively incorporate this new training format. In this article, we’ll look at some of … Continue reading

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New MOOC Environments: Distributed Open Collaborative Courses

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have lately been moving in different directions. Instructors at various institutions have taken the fundamental parts of MOOCs (video lectures, interactive elements, etc.) and reworked them to meet the needs of their particular schools and … Continue reading

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New MOOC Models: Blended Learning

If there’s one thing we have learned from the rapid changes in education and training over the past year it is that there is more than one way to do things, even in education. New technologies emerge, they disrupt the … Continue reading

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