John Cochrane has written
a nice exploration of the economics of MOOCs this week. In it he
discusses the very nature of MOOCs and the concept of the...
0 replies - 291 views - 02/19/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
It’s a reasonably common refrain that the Internet is making us dumb. That was famously the thesis of Nicholas Carr’s book The Shallows,
0 replies - 270 views - 02/17/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
is almost an ever present factor in the modern workplace, as employees
fuel their workday with a mixture of teas and coffees. The impact of...
0 replies - 360 views - 02/11/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
It seems a long time ago now, but at the height of MOOC mania back in 2012 I interviewed
Howard E Horton, President, New England College of Business and...
0 replies - 339 views - 02/07/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
This week has been super interactive
with regard to the latest Daily Insight Game released last week. For
those who haven’t heard about the buzz, Dr....
0 replies - 414 views - 01/20/14 by Shany Dembak in Articles
The social learning model has proved
to be very effective in both workplace and academic setups. Often times,
for it to effectively take place, no teacher,...
0 replies - 735 views - 01/17/14 by Shany Dembak in Articles
have undoubtedly come an awfully long way in 2013 with interest in
courses, from both institutions and students, growing at a remarkable...
0 replies - 498 views - 01/06/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
The social learning perspective was
introduced by Albert Bandura, and it has become one of the most
influential and widely used theories of learning and...
0 replies - 409 views - 01/04/14 by Shany Dembak in Articles
For the past year I’ve been learning Czech. The core of this has been a weekly lesson at the local Czech centre, but I’ve also been tapping into...
0 replies - 385 views - 01/02/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Open Online Courses have undoubtedly been big news over the past 18
months. Despite the growing number of institutions offering course...
0 replies - 663 views - 12/21/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Nowadays, the concept of cross
training employees has become one of the popular methods taken in
various types of business. When employees are able to...
0 replies - 414 views - 12/16/13 by Shany Dembak in Articles
In any organization, having the right
people on the job and performing tasks as expected can help maximize
business productivity and ensure long-term...
0 replies - 937 views - 12/12/13 by Shany Dembak in Articles
For corporate sales trainers, one consistent challenge is finding cost-effective and creative ways to train their global sales team. Some organizations are...
0 replies - 402 views - 12/10/13 by Paul Andrews in Articles
A social enterprise refers to a
business that is involved in a wide range of tasks such as selling
goods, delivering services, and engaging in a form of...
0 replies - 337 views - 12/10/13 by Shany Dembak in Articles
major draw of enterprise social networks is that they foster, encourage
and facilitate the kind of tacit knowledge exchange that tends to occur
0 replies - 430 views - 11/18/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Companies are always looking for better ways to keep their employees
well-trained and up-to-date. Simply providing information formally is
not as effective...
0 replies - 509 views - 09/04/13 by Shany Dembak in Articles
Gartner’s Hype Cycle looks at the various phases many new technologies go through when they first hit the marketplace. A key phase is the peak of...
0 replies - 951 views - 07/23/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
The world of education has been changing dramatically over the past several years. While distance learning has been around for a long time, it previously...
0 replies - 1162 views - 06/14/13 by Paul Andrews in Articles
What connect’s Seth Godin’s Linchpin to a vote at Amherst?
The question of MOOCs. Godin’s pitch goes something like this: access
to knowledge is no...
0 replies - 622 views - 05/15/13 by Josh Dormont in Articles
Yesterday MOOC network Coursera released news of an increasing number of teacher training courses launching on the site.
They have continued their march into...
0 replies - 933 views - 05/10/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles