Megatrends in MOOCs: #10 The Changing Role of the Instructor
Your Training Edge
MAY 28, 2014
The role of the instructor is changing, and while the initial reaction has been one of shock and fear (educators are afraid of losing their jobs), the truth is that this shift is actually very good news—for companies, for employees, and for trainers. The new role of the instructor in MOOCs means that companies can train more people, more quickly and more effectively, than ever before. The 20 th century trainer had two main roles: content creation and content delivery.