MOOCs, The Business Case
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MOOCs, The Business Case

Learn the ins and outs of MOOCs and the business case for building them
4.1 (61 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,293 students enrolled
Last updated 4/2015
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 5 Articles
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Describe the various types of MOOCs and their origins
  • Outline the business case for building MOOCs for a company
  • Compare the various educational and business models used by a range of MOOC platform providers
  • Use a product funnel model to categorise a company’s range of educational courses
  • Describe three different eDesigns for MOOCs
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Requirements
  • No requirements
Description

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.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone with an interest in educational development.
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Curriculum For This Course
24 Lectures
01:15:02
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MOOCs, The Business Case
7 Lectures 18:31

Watch this intro video and find out the opportunties and challanges facing providers who want to role out online courses and MOOCs.

Watch Video - Are there Business Opportunities in Online Courses and MOOCs?
02:27

Watch Video - What is a MOOC? Part 1
04:12

Ex1.View the pdf and post your comments in the forum.

Complete Exercise.1 PDF
1 page

View the PDF and post your comments in the forum.

Watch Video - What is a MOOC? Part 2
01:00

Download PDF - List of MOOC Providers
3 pages

Watch Video - MOOCs - The Business Case
10:52

Download PDF - MOOCs - The Business Case
1 page
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From The Business Case to eDesigns
2 Lectures 28:28

Watch Part 1 of a two part video by Dr Michael Choy from the IAL and find out what makes a great eDesign.

Watch Video - From Business to eDesigns; Producing Great MOOCs. Part 1
13:45

Watch Part 2 of a two part video by Dr Michael Choy from the IAL and find out what makes a great eDesign.

Watch Video - From Business to eDesigns; Producing Great MOOCs. Part 2
14:43
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eDesign Examples
1 Lecture 00:18
Example eDesign: Introduction
00:18
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Example eDesign: Direct Instruction
4 Lectures 08:25

Read through the following

Example eDesign: Direct Instruction - Part 1 - Read This First
01:10

Example eDesign: Direct Instruction - Part 2 - Watch Video
05:10

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 3 - Take Quiz
5 questions

Example eDesign: Direct Instruction - Part 4 - Review
00:48

Closing Words on Direct Instruction
01:17
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Example eDesign: Analysis/ Decision-Making
2 Lectures 01:59

Read through the follow.

Example eDesign: Analysis/ Decision-Making
00:47

Closing Words on the Analysis / Decision Making eDesign
01:12
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Example eDesign: Transformational
5 Lectures 07:57
Introduction to Transformational Learning
00:16

Read the following intro to the transformational design approach

Example eDesign: Transformational - Part 1 - Read This First
01:11

The following video illustrates the Autobiographical Lens and its impact on the practice of an adult educator.

Example eDesign: Transformational - Part 2 - Watch Video
01:55

Example eDesign: Transformational - Part 3 - Answer Questions
01:31

Closing Comments of the Transformational eDesign
03:03
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Closing Comments on all 3 eDesigns
1 Lecture 01:11
Closing Comments - Dr Michael Choy
01:11
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Watch Video - Interview with Teresa Oh on building MOOCs.
1 Lecture 02:08
Watch Video - Interview with Teresa Oh on building MOOCs.
02:08
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Closing Comments
1 Lecture 00:23
Closing Comments - Donagh Fitzgerald
00:23
About the Instructor
IAL (Institute for Adult Learning) Singapore
4.5 Average rating
67 Reviews
2,739 Students
2 Courses

Funded by the Singaporean Government, through SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), 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.