Tag Archives: eLearning

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’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

Last week, we looked at the building blocks of technology-enabled learning, from elements like learning objectives that are common across all training formats to those that are specific to digital formats, like content authoring tools. This blog will explore more … Continue reading

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What You Risk by NOT Using MOOCs

To wrap up our series exploring arguments against massive open online courses (MOOCs) and potential risks associated with the courses, in this final post we’ll turn the tables and look at some risks of NOT adopting MOOCs and other technology-enabled … Continue reading

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Face-to-Face Learning has FAILED

This is the second post 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: Public Libraries Are Failures (and So Are MOOCs). I’ve heard … Continue reading

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ILT, Elearning, or MOOC? When to Use Common Training Formats

Corporate training used to mean one thing: “Here’s an orientation pamphlet and a couple of manuals. If you have any questions, ask Joe.” Then it meant another: “Your training will take place October 14 through 18, from 9 to 5. … Continue reading

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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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Rapid Elearning and MOOCs: Keeping Up with Change

Technology is changing at an exponential rate. Think just about the past year or so: mobile devices now outnumber people, online entertainment is rapidly eclipsing television watching, and you no longer have to leave your house to earn a degree. … Continue reading

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The Death of eLearning

It is with a sad note that I am the learning physician that has to declare that elearning (as it now exists) is dead.  I am positive that many of you are going to say “WHAT”?   eLearning has had a … Continue reading

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Corporate Training Choices Explained

There are many types of corporate training.  People often ask what type of training is best. While on the surface, it may seem that there is a reasonable response, the program is more problematic.  Each type of training has inherent strengths … Continue reading

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Top 10 Training Myths

Keep your training department and its customers knowledgeable by avoiding the Top Ten Training Myths. Training departments are sometimes viewed as being out of touch with the rest of the organization. Because of this, beliefs or myths about training, its … Continue reading

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