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

Your Training Edge

Several pundits and observers have noted that MOOCs are following the Gartner hype cycle for emerging technologies, and most agree that we are now somewhere between the “trough of disillusionment” and the “slope of enlightenment,” on our way to the “plateau of productivity.”.

Should you use MOOCs over other forms of corporate trainings?

Your Training Edge

When MOOCs start gaining ground in the corporate sphere with a lot of content being generated, this could be a cost effective option for your company. Our workforce today is friendly to new technologies and new innovations.

Using Video in Training: Should You or Shouldn’t You?

The Learning Dispatch

Not only is video popular, there’s a lot of evidence that they’re an effective addition to your training program. What’s lacking is evidence that shows what kinds of videos are effective in learning—that is, result in measurable change in behavior.

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Are Your Employees Stuck? How to Create a Culture of Learning to Keep Them Motivated

Impart!

They’re still solid employees, but their growth has plateaued. According to Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck who coined the term, praise and reward structures based on this idea of talent can have a dampening effect on employees’ willingness to learn, innovate, and take risks. Just like performance metrics, they help an employee chart their progress and can provide an idea of what areas need more attention.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Virtual classrooms and smart-boards are used in a more student-centered way (not putting all the attention to one person up-front=bad). It's early for this technology, but I'm paying close attention to solutions that will enable video to be delivered much more like images.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

Part of this trend is less about the tablet being a better form factor than a smartphone but more about the tablet being a more practical and cost effective alternative to a standard issue laptop.