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MOOCs: Building Personal Learning Networks

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For the past year or so, massive open online courses (MOOCs) have been busy upending all kinds of assumptions about education: content is king, quality education is expensive, and instructor-led training is the gold standard, to name just a few. A PLN represents the pinnacle of informal learning. According to recent estimates, although about 80 percent of learning is thought to occur informally, companies still invest 75 percent of their L&D budgets in formal training.

Developing Training With What You Carry In Your Pocket

Training Industry

Many either don''t have the knowledge or, don''t have the budget or team that can create instructional videos. 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.

A Vital View on Learning

CLO Magazine

A majority of the company’s staff are certified nursing assistants who spend their days fulfilling basic quality of life needs for patients, including bathing, dressing and feeding them. McNevin’s long-term goal is to sell the training program to other health care facilities, which will create a revenue source for the company while raising the level of expertise in the CNA community. “We Over time the company has expanded McNevin’s budget.