MOOCs, The Business Case
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What are MOOCs? I am sure a lot of you have heard the name but where did they come from? Why have they caught the public's imagination so much in the last few years? How do they fit into the online education sphere? What are some ways training providers could use MOOCs to help them meet their business goals in the Singapore Adult Education and Training Market?
Join us on this intro course where we will explore these questions and more. This course has a particular relevance for both trainers and providers in Singapore. We are going to take a look at some of the business cases for building a MOOCs along with online courses and answer that question as to why your organisation might want to consider doing this. We will try to answer that question "How will my organisation get our money back?"
In addition, we are going to look at some real world examples of organisations and training companies that have built and profited from building these types of courses and are who are finding that online education can be very successful and profitable.
It will take about 120 mins to complete and comprises of a mixture of short videos, downloadable PDF notes.
There are no course requiremnemtns other that in interest in online education.
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|Section 1: MOOCs, The Business Case|
Watch this intro video and find out the opportunties and challanges facing providers who want to role out online courses and MOOCs.
Watch Video - What is a MOOC? Part 1
|Lecture 3||1 page|
Ex1.View the pdf and post your comments in the forum.
View the PDF and post your comments in the forum.
Download PDF - List of MOOC Providers
Watch Video - MOOCs - The Business Case
Download PDF - MOOCs - The Business Case
|Section 2: From The Business Case to eDesigns|
Watch Part 1 of a two part video by Dr Michael Choy from the IAL and find out what makes a great eDesign.
Watch Part 2 of a two part video by Dr Michael Choy from the IAL and find out what makes a great eDesign.
|Section 3: eDesign Examples|
Example eDesign: Introduction
|Section 4: Example eDesign: Direct Instruction|
Read through the following
Example eDesign: Direct Instruction - Part 2 - Watch Video
|Quiz 1||5 questions|
There is no limit and no limit to the number of attempts.
After you "Submit" your answers, you will see your score and all the correct answers.
If you have any questions relating to this quiz or other issues, post them on the Discussion board and interact with other learners to deepen your learning.
Example eDesign: Direct Instruction - Part 4 - Review
Closing Words on Direct Instruction
|Section 5: Example eDesign: Analysis/ Decision-Making|
Read through the follow.
Closing Words on the Analysis / Decision Making eDesign
|Section 6: Example eDesign: Transformational|
Introduction to Transformational Learning
Read the following intro to the transformational design approach
The following video illustrates the Autobiographical Lens and its impact on the practice of an adult educator.
Example eDesign: Transformational - Part 3 - Answer Questions
Closing Comments of the Transformational eDesign
|Section 7: Closing Comments on all 3 eDesigns|
Closing Comments - Dr Michael Choy
|Section 8: Watch Video - Interview with Teresa Oh on building MOOCs.|
Watch Video - Interview with Teresa Oh on building MOOCs.
|Section 9: Closing Comments|
Closing Comments - Donagh Fitzgerald
Funded by the Singaporean Government, through the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA), IAL works closely with adult educators, business leaders, human resource developers and policy makers to transform the Continuing Education and Training (CET) sector.
By raising capabilities, catalysing innovation, and leading research in workforce learning, IAL facilitates the development of an effective, innovative and responsive CET sector that is able to meet the needs of industries and the workforce.