A primary goal for many organizations, even those with sizable Learning and Development budgets, is to maximize training results and minimize investment of resources. MOOCs for corporate training are quickly becoming popular solutions. In this article, I’ll highlight the many benefits that MOOCs can offer to corporations.
Just because the average Joe has not accepted them, doesn’t mean they have no credibility in corporate learning. In fact, most learning activities in L&D haven’t proven themselves in corporate learning!
No pretendo proponer un modelo de evaluación de los MOOC sino solo expresar algunas de mis dudas sobre los criterios que aplica el alumno-consumidor en el ámbito de la educación. Una fórmula aceptada en casi todos los sectores pero cuya práctica a la hora de la evaluación de los cursos me resulta poco acertada.
os impulsores y defensores a ultranza de los MOOCs se están haciendo un flaco favor cuando promueven o permiten que se extienda la idea de que cualquiera que curse un MOOC tiene a su disposición el know how de las más prestigiosas instituciones educativas.
My experience suggests that MOOCs are a valid option that L&D professionals should include in their professional development portfolio; and MOOCs will only be a valid mainstream option for technical capability development when (if?) courses are developed on relevant subjects, and where the organisation supports the learners to apply the content in their workplace and learn from the experience.
Αre you up to speed on all the different flavors of MOOCs? The MOOCs Cheatsheet Infographic will help you make sense of the alphabet soup along with major MOOC providers, trends, and student demographics.
The Is 2014 the Year of the Corporate MOOC? Infographic presents the evolution in corporate training and 7 types of corporate MOOCs. All signs point to 2014 as the year of the corporate MOOC – when companies combine an engaging online MOOC experience with skill-based content so employees can learn anywhere, anytime.
MOOCs (Massive Ope Online Courses) are definitely a game changer in today's education. The emergence and popularization of MOOCs is due primarily to the widespread of internet connection and to the advance of web 2.0 technologies. MOOCs now are being offered by some prestigious colleges and institutions including MIT, Berkerly, and Harvard. So what are MOOCs all about ?