How to MOOC: Designing Effective MOOC Training Programs

Your Training Edge

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are a bit of a chimera – they have the head of instructor-led training, the body of traditional e-learning, and the long tail of social media. How do we design effective training programs for such an eclectic creature? Because of this, sound instructional design is even more essential for MOOCs than for other types of programs.

The power-law distribution (and you)

eFront

names that refer to its different aspects and characteristics: power law, long tail, 80/20 rule, the Pareto principle, etc. For example say that you plot your marketing budget per medium as compared to students that learned about your business from a particular medium.

How Course Creators Get Leads Through Content and Scale Revenue Through Smart Promotions with Marketing Professional Daniel Daines-Hutt

LifterLMS

In this episode Daniel shares his strategies for creating his long form content, and some best practices you may want to try out to improve your production strategies. I’m joined by a special guest who I have known for quite a long time, Daniel Daines-Hutt from down under.

mylearningworx - a reflection on the launch event

Learning Rocks

While most elearning to date has been in either the mass market of formal K-12 education or in custom products for large wealthy companies, there aren't that many folk really addressing the "long tail" of online formal learning. Last week I was pleased to attend the launch of mylearningworx , a new site that offers individuals the chance to both make a course and take a course.

Drive Traffic To Your eCourse Website: Volume Counts With Content Creation

Academy of Mine

Different members have different approaches, different sized teams and different budgets. – Provides the opportunity for you to chase the “long tail” of search.

Business of Learning

Tony Karrer

Learning budgets are decreasing. I personally would bet against training as publisher of formal learning in the long-term. Incremental changes, e.g., going from face-to-face in a classroom to virtual classroom or courseware, likely are not going to be sufficient in the long run.