Category Archives: Simulations

The ‘Digital Cascade of Learning’ vs Simulations

The internet is changing the world of learning and rules of the game. It’s providing education market an absolutely new image. Increasing venture capital investment is the measure of the optimistic expectations that the market holds for digital education. If … Continue reading

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Digital Participation

The huge wave of internet in last few decades has led to the evolution of online based user experience, whether it’s about searching, marketing, shopping and learning. Much discussed topics in few of my previous articles have been MOOCs, video … 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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Fear of Change in Learning & Development

In my previous articles, I have always had talked about the changes training paradigms going on in corporate sectors all over the world. From e-learning and social networking to flexible hours and highly advanced MOOCs, we have the proof that … 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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MOOCs Aren’t Interactive, So There’s No Real Learning Taking Place

This is the fourth in a series of articles that tackle common objections to and arguments against using massive open online courses (MOOCs) for training. Read the previous article: MOOCs Treat All Learners the Same. MOOCs aren’t interactive. They don’t … Continue reading

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Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training MOOCs

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and gamification hit the corporate training world at roughly the same time. MOOCs started to make their way into the mainstream in 2012, and while the idea of gamification has been around for more than … Continue reading

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How Much Learning Really Occurs in MOOCs?

This is a question I hear often, and only recently has research become available providing us with an answer. But before we get there, take a moment to ask yourself two questions: “How much learning really occurs in instructor-led training?” … Continue reading

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The 3 Ms: MOOCs, Mobile, and Millennials

MOOCs, mobile, and Millennials—these three ideas often elicit some measure of discomfort in training and development departments, because while these three forces are greatly affecting businesses in general and workplace education in particular, they remain relatively poorly understood. This lack … Continue reading

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MOOCs: Building Personal Learning Networks

For the past year or so, massive open online courses (MOOCs) have been busy upending all kinds of assumptions about education: content is king, quality education is expensive, and instructor-led training is the gold standard, to name just a few. … Continue reading

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