The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Sure, the pedagogy may not be perfect, but the alternative is much worse. Countries that currently attract foreign students to their shores will need to brace for the impact on their local economies, as an ever-increasing proportion of students choose to gain an international education without leaving their home country. Offshoring will become the rule, not the exception. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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You dont want to do it like that

Moodle Journal

If like me, you have grown up and now reside in a post war, post industrial, post information age, is that last one a shock, Western country, then you are likely having some unease with all those industries we thought we were good at, getting themselves offshored halfway round the planet. I was at the conference recently and my ears picked up during the introduction when the presenter talked about his involvement in a JISC project that used the power of story for sharing of expertise.

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The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Sure, the pedagogy may not be perfect, but the alternative is much worse. Countries that currently attract foreign students to their shores will need to brace for the impact on their local economies, as an ever-increasing proportion of students choose to gain an international education without leaving their home country. Offshoring will become the rule, not the exception. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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Presentations, ISD, Blendeded Learning, Lego, & mLearning

Big Dog, Little Dog

Or Simply Another Alternative? - IBM Seeks US Patents For Offshoring US Jobs - Slashdot. IBM and other corporations are seeking patents for inventions covering the offshoring of US jobs Learning from Bill Gates & Steve Jobs - Presentation Zen. Mastering the large keynote presentation on stage still alludes Bill Gates. His keynotes are not terrible, they are just very average and unremarkable. Another Nail In The Coffin for ISD via ADDIE? The Pursuing Performance Blog.

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5 Shifts to Move to Mega-Deal Thinking & Catch Whales: Overcoming Small-Deal Syndrome (Summit Replay)

Sales Hacker

I’m a 1% top performer at Oracle, and have been on and off for the past seven years. The customer was very, very unhappy, the customer was considering alternative providers. We moved from using more offshore people, we moved to onshore people.

Is Outsourcing eLearning Content Development Right For You?

EI Design

If you are reading this article, you are probably evaluating outsourcing of eLearning content development or are looking at alternatives for your existing outsourcing approach. In this article, I begin with the start point, that is, identification of the need to outsource (the triggers) with which you begin the hunt for an onshore or offshore partner.

S/4HANA – 10 Things To Do in Phase Zero

Abreon

Take the time to train in the Agile Methodology approach before you set off on S / 4HANA implementation. Shifting your organizational mindset from Waterfall to Agile before you begin will allow you to kick-off and drive forward more quickly. Phase Zero is a great time to find some alternates who can help with discovery, review, and approvals. If you are considering offshore models for any project-related tasks, consider the available time of your SMEs here too.