Editor’s note: Interesting to note that corporates are seen as a big growth area for MOOC provider Coursera. Some good insights here into how the platform is developing the user experience and the changing nature of credentials.
Research from Future Workplace shows that despite the fact nearly half of organisations are interested in curating or creating Massive Open Online Courses (#moocs), L&D teams are the ones most resistant to using them. The study of 222 HR and learning directors asked ‘Who would be the most resistant to the idea of curating MOOCs?’ […]
Corporate learning manager Craig Taylor produced this video as an assignment for a massive open online course (MOOC) he took on learning how to learn. It manages to explain why corporates should be looking at sending colleagues on MOOCs. How so? The MOOC Taylor participated in was free – the resource here is the time […]
Last week Sam Burrough and I ran a session at the Learning and Technologies Conference entitled ‘##moocs: are they just misundersttood?’ In that session we shared this quote by Simon Nelson, the CEO of FutureLearn, the Open University’s MOOC platform, which sums up our approach to MOOCS. Rather than perceiving them as the new shiny […]
Online learning consultant Sam Burrough will be presenting a session on Massive Open Online Courses, MOOCS, are they just misunderstood?, at the Learning Technologies Conference and Exhibition 2015. Here he takes a look at some of the myths that surround the acronym. Let’s start with the acronym… MOOCs have to be MASSIVE They don’t have […]
Here is a list of #moocs that start between now and the beginning of February which we think and hope might interest learning professionals and their colleagues. We’ve pulled a range of courses together from higher-level strategy topics to practical skills based ones. This list covers a broad range of topics because we believe the […]