MOOCs: Building Personal Learning Networks
Your Training Edge
JULY 8, 2013
A PLN represents the pinnacle of informal learning. PLNs can foster teamwork, cooperation, creativity, innovation, and problem-solving by opening access channels between different departments. For the past year or so, massive open online courses (MOOCs) have been busy upending all kinds of assumptions about education: content is king, quality education is expensive, and instructor-led training is the gold standard, to name just a few. But some subtler shifts are also taking place.