Miscellaneous posts

Mandatory Compliance Training Courses

All organizations at one point or another require their employees to take mandatory compliance training courses.  However, the more I think about these mandatory courses, the more I come to believe that they do not achieve their desired goal, which is changing people’s behaviors and...

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To MOOC or not to MOOC?

In recent years, Massive Open Online Courses, also known as MOOC, have become popular. Let’s take a closer look at the MOOC education. First and foremost, MOOCs offer people an opportunity to take quality courses, further their education, and achieve goals without having to pay...

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Do instructional designers need a degree?

Many colleges and universities offer degrees in instructional design, eLearning, and instructional technology. Most of these are graduate level programs. Very few colleges offer an undergraduate degree in instructional design. There are also certificate alternatives for those who want to break into the field of...

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