MOOCs: Building Personal Learning Networks
Your Training Edge
JULY 8, 2013
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.