MOOCs: Building Personal Learning Networks

Your Training Edge

A PLN represents the pinnacle of informal learning. The power of informal learning has long been known in corporate training circles, but many organizations remain resistant to adopting it as a learning strategy. PLNs allow employees to share their knowledge and expertise with others, providing a way for organizations to effectively crowdsource parts of their training.

Developing Training With What You Carry In Your Pocket

Training Industry

A white paper released by Educause (a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance education through the use of technology) cited a "lack of technical expertise" and the "amount of time" required to develop video solutions, as two of the main reasons that there has not been a greater adoption of video usage by training content developers. Mobile apps for editing video like iMovie, Vitrimpro or Pinnacle are cost effective and easy to use.