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3 Strategies to Succeed in a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)

Are you an avid lifelong learner? Are you starting to explore the new and exciting world of MOOCs? MOOCs are flexible online courses that open up a new landscape of educational opportunities for independent, self-directed learners. If you are taking one for the first time, here are three core strategies that will lead you down...
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How do you define a MOOC?

Massive open online courses, aka MOOCs, have generated a lot of discussion – both accolades and criticisms – in the education and training worlds. Much of this discussion has centered on trying to determine a clear definition for what a MOOC is. Is it a platform? A format? An idea? A MOOC is massive, which...
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What are Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)?

Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, have been one of the biggest educational technology stories of the past three years. What started as an experiment – when Stanford professors Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig put their artificial intelligence course online for anyone to take — has turned into a major revolution, both in education and...
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How to Create an Online Course

Today, course creation is not just the privilege of professors, corporate trainers, and instructional designers. Anyone with expertise in an area and the desire to share that expertise can teach a course online. If the course is good, you might even be able to make some money off of it. Here are eight steps for...
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What is Elearning Courseware?

The vocabulary of educational technology is expanding constantly. Think back just a few years ago—no one had heard of MOOCs (massive open online courses) or flipped classrooms or the Tin Can API. Thanks to the Internet, anyone, anywhere can now pursue an education. One of the types of resources that is making this possible is...
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5 Advantages of Using Corporate Courseware

If you are a training and development professional, you know that the workforce of today requires more training than ever before. The pace of change in business and the rapid expansion of technology mean that workers need to retool their skill sets almost constantly. In addition, jobs are becoming more specialized, such that colleges and...
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How to Make the Most of Diversity Trainings at the Workplace

It is clear that the concept of diversity training in the workplace is an important one for all businesses. After all, a business needs to show that it is capable of supporting the needs of many people at a time regardless of where they come from. However, it is especially critical for businesses to be...
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6 Key Concepts For Diversity Training In the Workplace

It is critical for businesses to be diverse and to be appreciative of the diverse and varied cultures that can be found in today’s world. Diversity training in the workplace is often done as a means of helping people in any office or work situation understand the needs of others. It focuses on cultural awareness...
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What Is Diversity Training?

The world is becoming increasingly diverse and as a result there will be a need for people to take a closer look at how they can use this concept in the workplace. Diversity training is a unique concept that has been used in many workplaces for years and continues to be popular to this day....
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What Are the Advantages of Blended Learning?

Whether you teach in an elementary school, college, or corporate training program, you have probably heard of blended learning, which is an umbrella term for using technology in teaching. There has been a lot of debate about whether blended learning is beneficial for students, or if it is just distracting. However, there has also been...
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