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MOOCs: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Headed

Your Training Edge

The huge response to these courses ignited a fire under the entire education community – many people praised MOOCs for their ability to offer unprecedented access to education at a low cost, while many others criticized them for unsound pedagogy and lack of student accountability.

MOOCs Treat All Learners the Same

Your Training Edge

For education to be effective and engaging, it needs to be adaptable for the needs of individual learners. This is probably my favorite objection to MOOCs, perhaps because it is the one (aside from low completion rates ) that has gotten the most attention.

9 Tips to Create Engaging Microlearning Content

Disprz

Their attention span is also falling, and the world is shifting fast from degree-based to skill-based learning pedagogy. Here are 9 tips to help you develop and implement effective microlearning content strategies for your organization: 1.

Interview with Terry Anderson

Learning with e's

However, I’m not so thrilled about moving directly to commercial systems like Facebook or LinkedIn, due to privacy and ownership concerns. Terry: I think like any professional, distance educators need to know how to effectively use the tools of their trade.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design: Whats in a name?

Learning Visions

Professional content It may be my perception, but the pedagogy that is often so prevalent in the writing of teachers, about resources for teaching and learning, is often scarce in the writing of instructional designers, when writing about the same things. Is it the pedagogy?