Monthly Archives: June 2014

On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

Over the course of the past year on this blog, I’ve described several ways MOOCs are already changing training and development. These digital learning environments and the technology-enabled learning tools that power them are making training more engaging, more relevant, … Continue reading

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Megatrends in MOOCs: #13 MOOCs as Relationship Builders

We have finally come to the end of a long road. We have looked at how MOOCs can foster learning organizations, encourage lifelong learning, and be used in competency-based training. We have explored how gamification, mobile learning, and microlearning are … Continue reading

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Megatrends in MOOCs: #12 Training for Millennials

The Millennial generation has posed one of the greatest challenges to the business world over the past few years. Millennials have different ideas from the generations that came before them about what jobs should be (i.e., places to learn and … Continue reading

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Megatrends in MOOCs: #11 Alternative Credentials

New forms of education require new types of credentials. But what does it mean when job applicants put digital badges on their resumes or when an employee earns a verified certificate from a free online course? One of the biggest … Continue reading

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