7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates

E-Learning Provocateur

Hot on the heels of my 5 benefits of open badges for corporates , I now present my 7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates. Regular readers of my blog will know that I’m quite the MOOC fan. If you can think of any others, please let me know… 1.

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Four Ways to Rethink Employee On-Boarding

Mindflash

Now more than ever, it’s critical for learning professionals to address the incredible costs of high employee turnover. First, let me show you some statistics : 25 percent of Fortune 500 managers change jobs each year. Design New Hire Classes as Communities of Practice.

How Does Your LMS Metrics Measure Up?

TalentLMS

It’s a sad statistic: LMS are not measuring metrics as expected! LMS administrators, course instructors, and learners need meaningful analysis of activities. Despite boasting of these tools, several LMS fail to measure up. add to the appeal of this metric.

Avoiding drop outs in your eLearning courses

TalentLMS

Unfortunately, and we hate to break it to you, many of the eLearning courses fail to create loyal learners and dedicated followers in the course learning communities. There is an alarming rise in dropout statistics. The more you stay in touch and follow up, the better your chances of learner retention. Clearly explain the expectations of the eLearning course. Most online learners complain that they were not informed of what to expect from the course.

Learning You Can Take to the Bank

CLO Magazine

More than two-thirds of those surveyed by PricewaterhouseCoopers in its third global study on project management stated that project management training contributed to business performance. Despite these statistics, up to 21 percent fewer project managers are receiving the training they need from their project management offices in 2013 as compared to 2012, according to ESI International’s May 2013 study, “The Global State of the PMO: An Analysis for 2013.”

Here Come the MOOCs

CLO Magazine

Since bursting onto the scene a few years ago, the medium allowing anyone to take high-quality online courses for free has called into question the viability of traditional higher education. MOOCs also have a potential role in corporate learning and development — an industry reliant on technology and always in search of greater quality and efficiencies. It could mean open in the sense that everything is free; there is no monetization of the learning transaction.

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LearnTrends - Google Wave - DevLearn - Best of eLearning Learning

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Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

The July issue of Chief Learning Officer is now available online. It features an article in which Jon Husband and I delve into how to measure the impact of learning in the network era. The industrial age has run out of steam. It shows the logic of how results will be achieved.

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Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

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Best of eLearning Learning. The Org Structure of Enterprise 2.0 - trainingwreck , April 18, 2010 I’m lucky to be a member of the 2.0 As a member, I have access to a plethora of sharing, information and intellect as it relates to how individuals are driving Enterprise 2.0 Key Social Learning Roles - Daretoshare , April 4, 2010 Premise : Learning communities or networks thrive because its members possess certain skills and capabilities.

Notes from DevLearn and the Adobe Learning Summit

Steve Howard

Following is a largely unedited version of conference notes that I have just distributed internally where I work. As a blog post it’s probably pretty crap – too long, too much scrolling, but as a record of the event, and a method for me to retain my learning, it is just dandy, thank you. Hopefully you, my brave reader, can get similar value from my scribblings, but I make no apology for the size or the content of this blog post. “4 out of 5 Doctors agree.