Intrepid Learning Launches MOOC on Corporate MOOCs
Intrepid Learning has announced the launch of “MOOC on Corporate MOOCs,” a MOOC course that concluded on July 7, 2014 but has been archived and available for access by interested parties. The MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) addressed the business case for corporate MOOCs such as thought leadership and customer education at scale, talent acquisition, sales and partner enablement, leadership development, and more. The curriculum included case studies of successful corporate MOOC launches and group discussions on how MOOCs can address the business and learning challenges of today’s organizations. The course also discussed how content for a corporate MOOC is created and curated.
The MOOC was delivered on Intrepid Learning’s proprietary “mobile first” MOOC platform. The platform features a responsive user interface that functions seamlessly on any device. Intrepid’s course moderators used the platform to curate videos, documents, links, discussions, assignments, and learner-generated content.
“It has been a pleasure to host an innovative learning experience that engaged the learning and development community on the exciting possibilities corporate MOOCs offer to solve real business challenges,” said Sam Herring, Intrepid Learning’s CEO. “We approached this project as an opportunity to share what we have learned as corporate MOOC pioneers—and equally, to learn from our participant community. Through our MOOC, we demonstrated the incredible value of the medium to deeply engage with customers and prospects. What we learned is that the corporate MOOC framework has the potential to solve many business challenges through a next-generation, collaborative blended learning experience that scales.”
The MOOC featured guest videos and insights from leading learning experts including Ernie Kahane (EMC), Kevin Oakes (i4CP), Elliott Masie (The Masie Consortium), Sean Stowers (Pearson Education), Ludo Fourrage (Microsoft), Susan Bainbridge (Athabasca University), Kelly Palmer (LinkedIn), and Robert Todd (?WhatIf!).