Why MOOCs? Why Now?

Your Training Edge

MOOCs offer a way to decrease costs and (when done well) also improve learning. Many people see MOOCs as a harbinger of changes to come. With McKinsey expecting that by 2020 a college education will confer a 300 percent salary advantage, this means a lot of people will be looking for low-cost options for education. Organizations need to find efficient and cost-effective answers to this problem now, rather than waiting for the situation to get worse.

Ten tips to build interactivity

eFront

Raptivity – From the US/Indian Harbinger Knowledge Products, this well-developed tool is widely used, especially by professional developers. Xerte – This open source – and, thus, low cost – authoring tool from the University of Nottingham is gaining popularity among further and higher education establishments. Interactivity is a key component in the learning process.

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LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 2

E-Learning Provocateur

The implementation of web conferencing has not only reduced travel costs significantly for the order, but has also given each member a voice that they otherwise would not have had. Nachiket used this concept as a segue to introduce his company’s tool, Raptivity , as a low-cost, yet powerful, rapid and easy-to-use interactivity builder.

12 eLearning Predictions for 2009

Tony Karrer

How can you improve performance quickly and at low cost? We may also see use of Flash Quiz Tools , polls, survey tools or something like Harbinger Knowledge's Team Pod. The goal of lower cost will continue the transition from classroom to courseware which will keep the total number of authored minutes about the same, even with the move of content from courses to web pages. #9 Last year I laid out in January my Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

This has a dramatic impact on the Business of Learning and perceptions around value and cost. How can you improve performance quickly and at low cost? We may also see use of Flash Quiz Tools , polls, survey tools or something like Harbinger Knowledge's Team Pod. The goal of lower cost will continue the transition from classroom to courseware which will keep the total number of authored minutes about the same, even with the move of content from courses to web pages.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

Learning tool makers are finally starting to step in to fill the void created by this seismic shift and 2012 witnessed acceptable (albeit inaugural) levels of mobile-centric capabilities coming from several leading and formally Flash-centric stalwarts like Adobe, Articulate, Harbinger, iSpring and others. And being the low cost provider in this sector hasn’t proved to make much of a difference in what an enterprise will purchase for their mobile workers.