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Megatrends in MOOCs: #7 Gamification

Last year, gamification was a crazy buzzword indicating a trend that many predicted would be either the savior or the destroyer of education and training. (Playing games at work? But work isn’t supposed to be fun!) Now, it seems like … Continue reading

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Megatrends in MOOCs: #4 Microlearning Paths

In the previous article, we explored how corporate training is moving away from seat-time and toward competencies. This larger picture here is not just a shift in how learning is measured, but an entire re-visioning of what effective training looks … Continue reading

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Megatrends in MOOCs: #2 Facilitating Learning Organizations

The Internet has had profound impacts on education and training—not just on the practical aspects of how it is done, but on something much more fundamental: it has changed our core conceptions of what it means to teach and to … Continue reading

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Megatrends in MOOCs: #1 Adoption at Corporate Universities

In this series, we’ll explore some major Megatrends in how and why MOOCs are being used in corporate training and development programs. The goal is to establish an overall picture of the current place of corporate MOOCs, where they are … Continue reading

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13 Megatrends in MOOCs

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) like the ones offered by Coursera, edX, and Udacity have been around for about two years now, and over the past year or so, I have written about how they have evolved and the impact … Continue reading

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