The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Over time, content providers will supplement their core offerings with live webinars, interactive exercises, discussion forums, wikis, social networks etc. Content providers will wag the long tail. MOOCs get a bad rap. Dismissed as prescriptive, or teacher-centric, or unsocial, or something else, it’s like a badge of honour to espouse why you dislike MOOCs.

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The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Over time, content providers will supplement their core offerings with live webinars, interactive exercises, discussion forums, wikis, social networks etc. Content providers will wag the long tail. MOOCs get a bad rap. Dismissed as prescriptive, or teacher-centric, or unsocial, or something else, it’s like a badge of honour to espouse why you dislike MOOCs.

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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. For example, hard skills like typing, using spreadsheets, and data analysis may call for a course with extensive video tutorials, exercises, and quantitative practical assessments.

Ep9: Up-skilling your workforce to future-proof your organization

Elucidat

8:47 ] [It’s] harder to measure the performance on things like leadership and executive development, you have to have proxies for it, you can’t have that data—or it’s difficult to find that data, and there’s a really long tail with that data. 13:28 ] That exercise, it’s like just building a muscle —learning to learn skills, I think, is incredibly important. Simon: [ 13:38 ] Interesting— learning to learn, the upskilling trumps reskilling in a future-proofing exercise. .

Listen: Discover Financial Services’ Jon Kaplan on tuition assistance programs and the importance of building trust among your learning team

CLO Magazine

Jon: I have a long history of trying things out that I don’t like. So it’s the vice president of learning and development that sits there and is going to go through every training module that comes out, digging into the details of what exercise is on page 3B and you think you’re being so helpful about that. Like many bosses, Jon Kaplan thought he was a good leader. The results seemed to prove it.