Category Archives: MOOC

Fears about Technology Enabled Learning

Although we see a strong push for incorporation of technology in educational and training settings, and availability in the hands of students and teachers, many fears regarding its implementation are still evident. On one side, technology enabled learning is seen … Continue reading

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Huge MOOCs savings

Though Silicon Valley has vigorously promoted MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), however, some universities and organizations are still reluctant to consider it appropriate to include it in their learning and training structure. Most of the value addition or benefits that … Continue reading

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Using a MOOC for HiPo Training

In this blog post, I am just going to be learner oriented, especially those having superior training needs and targets. Though corporate training has become an integral part of most of the organizations, in view of its importance to make … Continue reading

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MOOCs and Brain-Based Learning: The Perfect Combination?

For too long, corporate training has focused on teaching, rather than on learning. This is the fundamental reason why so much corporate training fails: the way it is presented simply doesn’t have anything to do with the way people learn. … Continue reading

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How to Choose the Right MOOC for Your Employees

The buzz around massive open online courses (MOOCs) has finally started to infiltrate the corporate training space. After a couple of years of waiting to see where the online course trajectory was going, companies are starting to embrace MOOCs as … 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 Corporate Trainers Can Learn from MOOCs (Even If You Don’t Use Them)

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) recently celebrated their third anniversary. What started as an ambitious experiment is now becoming a standard component of education. Learners around the country and around the world are taking MOOCs. Even many students at traditional … Continue reading

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New MOOC Research: What the Findings Mean for Corporate Training

Aside from the time savings, the cost savings, and the boost in learner engagement, one of the biggest areas where massive open online courses (MOOCs) provide benefit is education research. MOOCs generate a huge amount of data, which can be … Continue reading

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6 Steps to Prepare Your Company for a MOOC

Moving your corporate training courses to a massive open online course (MOOC) format represents a huge change, especially if you currently offer only instructor-led training (ILT). People at all levels of your company–managers, trainers, trainees–may understandably feel some apprehension about … Continue reading

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The Building Blocks of Technology-Enabled Learning

So, you’ve decided to start using technology-enabled learning in your corporate training program. Now what? Well, just like there is not a one-size-fits-all solution to all of today’s training challenges, there also isn’t just a single way to “do” technology-enabled … Continue reading

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