With a new program, Blitz, Udacity is expanding an effort to train workers in high-tech fields in which workers are in high demand.
MOOCs are a classic case of shiny thing syndrome.
This wouldn’t matter if this were the latest fad internal to L&D – a methodology or technology of interest to nobody else. But MOOCs are something people are actually using, and widely. In my conversations internationally with those running L&D departments, I hear very little about the use of MOOCs, while clearly the employees in those organisations are using them in growing numbers.
Sooner or later an L&D department is going to have to explain to an enthusiastic employee, manager or executive why it’s not making MOOCs available as part of the regular learning portfolio. A poor answer will lay L&D open to three dangerous challenges:
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