Category Archives: LMS

Will 2016 be the year that MOOCs replace LMSs?

My previous posts would already have given you an idea of the increasing penetration of MOOCs in training and development industry today, where traditional L&D modes are quickly being replaced with immense and rapid technological advancements. The arrival of 2016 … Continue reading

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Top 7 Internet Tools to Brainstorm Ideas for Your MOOC

In the past several years, we have witnessed a true emergence of Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, which coincides with an increasing number of people that have access to high-speed broadband connections. But, for the time being, let’s focus … Continue reading

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Assessment Overkill

Up till now we have seen the ways massive open online courses (MOOCs) have made the trainers and educators rethink, and redefine the ways content is delivered to the learners and the role of social media after incorporating it into … Continue reading

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Disruption: Corporate MOOCs

Many of my previous posts have indicated the transformations taking place in the world of learning, whether academics or corporate training. The shift has been observed since last few decades regarding the way learning experience is enhanced and modified to … Continue reading

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What Are The Components of a Good LMS?

LMSs have many features, and we have already looked at the features you should look for when choosing a LMS. We have also looked at how you should choose a LMS. However, now we need to know what parts usually … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between a MOOC and an LMS?

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have been around long enough that most people in the training industry have at least a general understanding of what they are. But there is still some confusion about how they differ from more familiar … Continue reading

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What a MOOC Is and What It Isn’t

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are the education and training story of this decade (at least so far). In barely three years, they have expanded from a single course on artificial intelligence taught by Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig in … Continue reading

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How MOOCs Can Solve Common Training Problems

From the outside, corporate training appears to be something of a paradox. On one hand, it is becoming ever more necessary for companies to provide training, especially for recent college graduates: according to a Gallup survey, only 11% of business … Continue reading

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Training Reboot: Assessing Your Company’s MOOC Readiness

Your training programs need a reboot. You need to train more learners and get them up to speed faster, and you need to do it on what seems like an ever-tightening budget. Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are potentially an … 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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