The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s nowhere to hide on the global stage, and cutting-edge expertise will be one of the few aspects that a university will have to distinguish itself from the others. Content providers will wag the long tail. Sooner or later, the powers that be will remember that an instructivist approach suits novices, while an increasingly constructivist and connectivist approach suits learners as they develop their expertise. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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Social Media for Trainers - Its What Turns Clark Kent into Superman

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

The internet, specifically the NEW internet ( Web2.0 ), ALSO supports the theory of The Long Tail. and Social media give individual educators (teachers/trainers) the ability to scale up taking advantage of economies of scale while simultaneously taking advantage of the long tail. Here is my 2-step program for turning YOU, the average Clark Kent trainer/teacher into SUPERMAN, the amazingly global superstar of your area of expertise!

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The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s nowhere to hide on the global stage, and cutting-edge expertise will be one of the few aspects that a university will have to distinguish itself from the others. Content providers will wag the long tail. Sooner or later, the powers that be will remember that an instructivist approach suits novices, while an increasingly constructivist and connectivist approach suits learners as they develop their expertise. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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2008 2009

Tony Karrer

for Learning Professionals Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 Test SCORM Courses with an LMS Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples Training Method Trends Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis SCORM Test Web 2.0 Corporate Access (6) LinkedIn for Finding Expertise (6) Social Learning (6) Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape (6) As a side note, I used this as an opportunity to update my Blog Guide.

Mzinga 100

Using WordPress and LifterLMS to Deploy the Course Marketplace Business Model with Adrian Nutiu

LifterLMS

The only reason I paid for an add-on was to connect Formidable Forms so I can have a long registration form for instructors. It’s not as much about the mechanism, it’s about your expertise and helping somebody get a result. ” Go after the long tail.

The tail is not yet wagging the dog

Clive on Learning

In The Long Tail , Chris Anderson (formerly a reporter for the Economist) argued that the easy availability to media content afforded by the internet would shift purchasing power away from mass media and towards the previously hard-to-serve niches. Well clearly it has never been so easy for people to find speciality content online or to share their own expertise with peers. The tail is wagging the body of the dog but not yet its head

Do You Trust Me?

The Learning Circuits

Chris Anderson (Editor of Wired Magazine and author of the new book The Long Tail ) and John Hagel(author of The Only Sustainable Edge ) were lively and provocative. As to the matter of authenticity and trust Anderson shared that in the new world where "Hollywood is being challenged by YouTube, the recording industry by MySpace, and the media by the blogosphere" all people will have to make decisions on are reputation, quality of expression and expertise.

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How Course Creators Can Improve Their Affiliate Marketing Programs with Dustin Howes

LifterLMS

Dustin Howes: Make this super dumb and easy because not everybody is going to be a veteran affiliate that is going to promote your program, but they may have a lot of long tail value, which means they might just bring in one sale a month or maybe one sale a year. There’s this giant long tail that you’re talking about. I just spread it all out over a long period of time.

How to Grow Your Email List with an Email Challenge and SEO Course Case Study with Brendan Hufford

LifterLMS

I put together everything I could that I thought would make sense based on my teaching expertise, in a way that people could learn it and implement it successfully. I was just like, “I want to put that expertise out in the world.” The best content ranks for thousands of long tail keywords. Brendan Hufford: I had been following Peter for a long time. I’ll just say, I look at you, and I’m like, all right, we have expertise, SEO.

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. I can’t say that I have an enormous expertise in building teams outside of L&D. Mike: And there’s a whole lot underlying what you both have just said as far the long term relationships you have built as an executive with other executives who will honestly and candidly share with you all of that information, so that you can tell that story.