New MOOC Research: What the Findings Mean for Corporate Training
Your Training Edge
MAY 7, 2015
MOOCs generate a huge amount of data, which can be collected and analyzed to gain insights into how people learn, what teaching methods are most effective, and many other areas related to learning. They concluded that ”distance learning is more effective, or at least as effective as traditional classroom instruction.”. Here’s what they found: Distance education is “far more effective for adult professional learners ” than for college students [emphasis in the original].