Expert insights

Choosing the right location for your course video 

This is the second blog post in a four-part series on creating great course videos. If you missed the first post, you can catch up here. In the second part of our series, we will understand how to assess the ideal location for your shoot, and how to prepare for location scouting.    The team has to decide whether the course will be shot in-studio or at an indoor/outdoor location.… Continue reading Choosing the right location for your course video 

Expert insights

Planning and creating great course videos

“The success of a production depends on the attention paid to detail.” - David O. Selznick This blog post is the first of a four-part series that discuss what you should keep in mind when shooting course videos. In this first part, we will discuss what a shoot schedule is and how it can be beneficial to you, especially in… Continue reading Planning and creating great course videos

IIMBx

CTM and AWS

Certificate in Technology and Management (CTM) – a 10-month online programme offered by faculty from IIM Bangalore, IIT Madras and other IITs – is in its final leg of admissions. Apart from MOOCs delivered by some of the best minds in the country, CTM offers webinars, case studies, online discussion forums, and interviews with industry… Continue reading CTM and AWS

Expert insights

Different shooting styles for your MOOCs

While videos play a major role in capturing learners’ attention, they may not always engage them like a real-life conversation. Since most MOOCs depend heavily on videos, it’s crucial to create them in a way that meets the student’s needs.   The different types of MOOC videos are: Introductory   Lecture videos Tutorials/demonstrations Interviews Panel… Continue reading Different shooting styles for your MOOCs

Faculty Speak

Reinvent your work experience!

What are the things that get you excited to wake up each morning and start another day, sing another verse, write another chapter in the evolving story of your life? What keeps you going when you start wondering if your life and existence have any meaning at all? What fills you with the juice and… Continue reading Reinvent your work experience!

IIMBx

Workshop: AI-based Learning System for Higher Education (ALSHE)

The global race towards AI and Industry 4.0 has already begun. Governments and organizations are investing their time and intellectual assets in reshaping themselves for the future. The Government of India, through the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), already runs SWAYAM – an online platform providing free courses from premier institutions. IIMB is the national coordinator for management courses… Continue reading Workshop: AI-based Learning System for Higher Education (ALSHE)

Expert insights

On creating your MOOC Curriculum

Picture this… You’ve been offering a course that’s very popular amongst your learners; your classroom is a testimonial to how effectively you engage with them. You’ve now decided to offer the course online through a MOOC. What are your considerations going to be? How would you plan your instruction? Will the outline of your MOOC… Continue reading On creating your MOOC Curriculum

What to learn

What to learn this week – Strategy and Sustainable Enterprise

Environmental concern has sensitised organisations to address sustainability in their policies and reduce the their dependency on natural resources. How can sustainability influence corporate strategy? How can it give organisations a competitive advantage? Strategy and the Sustainable Enterprise, offered by IIMBx, helps answer these questions. It has been delivered by Professor PD Jose, a fellow… Continue reading What to learn this week – Strategy and Sustainable Enterprise

Expert insights

Platform – the building blocks of your MOOC

Access to the internet means access to anytime, anywhere learning. Today, anyone with an internet connection can choose from a platter of courses from the world's best universities with platforms like edX, Coursera, Udacity, and Khan Academy. How does this impact us as MOOC creators? Primarily, it means we shouldn’t limit the scope of our… Continue reading Platform – the building blocks of your MOOC

Style Guide

On Diversity and Inclusion in your MOOC Narrative

Open access is an essential aspect of MOOCs and in keeping with the openness, it is important to ensure inclusion and avoid bias or prejudice in our instructional narratives. This reduces the possibility of causing offence and avoids excluding a section of the learners. How do you maintain diversity and gender neutrality, unless you are… Continue reading On Diversity and Inclusion in your MOOC Narrative