Monthly Archives: March 2014

Megatrends in MOOCs: #1 Adoption at Corporate Universities

In this series, we’ll explore some major Megatrends in how and why MOOCs are being used in corporate training and development programs. The goal is to establish an overall picture of the current place of corporate MOOCs, where they are … Continue reading

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13 Megatrends in MOOCs

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) like the ones offered by Coursera, edX, and Udacity have been around for about two years now, and over the past year or so, I have written about how they have evolved and the impact … Continue reading

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Using MOOCs: Partner and Customer Relations

This is the last article in our series about how businesses are using MOOCs, as identified by Bersin by Deloitte. In previous articles, we looked at ways MOOCs are being used even before employees are hired, to build talent pipelines, … Continue reading

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Using MOOCs: Self-Directed Development and Workforce Training

This series is exploring the seven main ways companies are using MOOCs as identified by Bersin by Deloitte. In the previous article, we looked at building talent pipelines and onboarding new employees: two uses for the massive courses that come … Continue reading

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Using MOOCs: Finding and Onboarding New Employees

If you ask anyone in any company why their organization has a training and development program, you will probably be met with a look of confusion—obviously the purpose of T&D programs is to provide employees with the learning experiences necessary … Continue reading

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MOOCs and Adaptive Learning Technologies

Computer-based training (CBT) has been around in some form for roughly 50 years, and in that time it has generated a significant amount of buzz. Two of the biggest promises of CBT have been universal access to education (especially with … Continue reading

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2014: The Year of the Corporate MOOC?

If you’ve been following the MOOC news, you’ll know that massive open online courses have had their ups and downs. In 2012, which the New York Times dubbed “the year of the MOOC,” traditional higher education found itself truly threatened … Continue reading

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The Rising Power of MOOCs: Now, everyone can learn at Harvard (or Yale, or…)

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