MOOCs & Coursera: Any Good?

If like me, you have completed a course or courses (i.e. MOOCs) on Coursera, then you will be pleased to hear the following. In the last three years, over 25 million people from around the world have enrolled in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offered by Coursera, EdX, and other platforms. More than one million… Read More

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Learned Luddites

Taken from The Economist: Headline: Many professors are hostile to online education. Article: Some people hope that the internet will revolutionise higher education, making it cheaper and more accessible to the masses. Others fear the prospect. Some academics worry that they will be sacked and replaced by videos of their more photogenic colleagues. Others argue… Read More

New Sub-section: Human Resource Development

A new sub-section of the blog ‘Human Resource Development’ can be found under the main page heading of ‘Human resources. This new section looks at learning and development and CPD in the context of fitness boot camps and military fitness.