Category Archives: CPD

Why Your Existing E-Learning is Failing, and How MOOCs Can Help

Digital learning environments, like e-learning, online training, and massive open online courses (MOOCs), have without a doubt been the biggest influencers on corporate training practice over the past several years. According to recent statistics, 80% of organizations offer online training … Continue reading

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Corporate MOOCs: Getting Buy-In from Employees

How does your company currently get buy-in from employees for your training programs? I’m willing to bet that for a reasonably large percentage of organizations, that question isn’t even asked on a regular basis. Training is too often imposed on … 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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MOOCs and Unbundled Training

The education and training worlds are fond of buzzwords, too many of which tend to be old ideas wrapped in shiny new packaging. But there is one buzzword that is set to transform the way we think about education from … Continue reading

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Measuring Success (ROI) of a Training MOOC, Part 2

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are a rising trend in corporate and workplace training. The courses are still fairly new, and many questions remain to be answered. Currently, one of the hottest topics is how to measure the success of … Continue reading

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MOOCs: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Headed

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have rocked the world of education probably faster than any other innovation in history. In just over a year, MOOCs have gone from being viewed as a panacea for all that ails education to being … Continue reading

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MOOC Analytics: What Corporate Training Can Learn from Big Data

What parts of your training program are the most effective? The least effective? When are your employees really engaged and when are they daydreaming? What training units / simulations / assessments / employee actions are most associated with learning? How … Continue reading

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MOOCs – Helping organizations learn

A company’s Learning and Development (L&D) function is only as good as the outcomes that it consistently delivers. Are your employees working to their potential? Are there skill gaps that have not been addressed? Is L&D listening to what employees … Continue reading

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Placing MOOCs in the context of your organization

The extremely fast paced growth of Massive Online Open Courses, or MOOCs , means that many companies are now evaluating how they can benefit from this training methodology. In order to perform this evaluation correctly, one key question must be … Continue reading

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Disruption to the Continuing and Professional Development Situation

Things are changing… faster than ever before. Markets are moving and the need for training is ever present for firms wanting to survive. The disruption that is ‘already here’ is changing everything we know and do. The question everyone has … Continue reading

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