Tag Archives: MOOCs

Learning Vs. Training & Development

I have talked about a lot regarding training and development, in my previous blog posts, both in educational and professional context. Many of people’s responses made me encounter a question that is there any difference between learning and training. In … 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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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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Why You Should A/B Test a MOOC, and How to Do It

In my talks with the heads of training departments and other company leaders, I have found that many have a high level of interest in massive open online courses (MOOCs), but that they feel there are still too many unknowns. … Continue reading

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