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Why MOOCs? Why Now?

Your Training Edge

MOOCs are completely different from any model of education we have ever experienced before and they utilize many of today’s top consumer technologies. MOOCs offer a way to decrease costs and (when done well) also improve learning. Many people see MOOCs as a harbinger of changes to come. With McKinsey expecting that by 2020 a college education will confer a 300 percent salary advantage, this means a lot of people will be looking for low-cost options for education.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

Strategies will move much slower than organizations who adopt easy to use tools and make tactical use of these tools. This has a dramatic impact on the Business of Learning and perceptions around value and cost. How can you improve performance quickly and at low cost?

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

The reasons will be plentiful but largely driven by better/cheaper/more ubiquitous technologies and everyone’s acceptance of the fact we all use our phones (tablets, et al) to improve both personal and business communications and to be more productive.