Amol Bhave's journey to MIT stands as a testimony for the immense potential of online education.
Communication is defined as the exchange of information, thought and emotion between individuals or groups. In other words, communication plays a fundamental role in balancing individual and organizational objectives. Effective Communication is the lifeline for any organization. Fundamentally, relationships grow with better communication, and better relationships lead to further improved communication. Therefore, the functioning and… Continue reading Importance of Communication in a Workplace
The era of immersive computing offers us a unique opportunity to transform learning. ‘Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)’, an emergent technology, has been one such opportunity that’s come around and proliferated in the last decade. While MOOCs have significantly contributed towards the evolution of the educational landscape as well as bridging the accessibility divide, they… Continue reading Digital Learning: Approaches and Pedagogies Beyond Video
The best minds from India’s top institutions, IIM Bangalore and IIT Madras, are collaborating to offer the Certificate in Technology and Management (CTM) programme. Today, we had a brief chat with the CTM team (Girish and Pooja), who will tell you everything you need to know about the programme. What led to the inception of… Continue reading Meet the team behind the Certificate in Technology and Management (CTM) programme – offered by IIT Madras and IIM Bangalore
I am an I.T specialist working for an energy company in Bern (Switzerland). Most of my free time is spent at two international organizations, where I passionately volunteer. At each organization, I hold a role as a member of the board. Due to my background, the course title “International Business Environment and Global Strategy” immediately… Continue reading Learner Story: International Business Environment and Global Strategy
In the next ten years, the shape of universities will change dramatically; it is necessary and inevitable. It is not just about grades anymore. Learning communities are important. Moreover, it is important for students to learn the tools in school that they would need on the job. One such tool is Flipped Learning. Flipped Learning… Continue reading Flipped Learning
It is a strong belief of mine that the future of higher education lies with online learning. Increasingly, colleges and university students now find themselves with other obligations beyond that of getting a degree. Jobs and family commitments make equal demands on their time. Having the option of taking online classes and studying on their… Continue reading Importance of Online Learning for NextGen
A lot of people say that online education cannot compete with/replace the conventional education system. As it is a new concept the number of students that prefer digital learning are scant. What people fail to see is that learners are edged with the opportunity to interact and gain knowledge from renowned instructors of different universities.… Continue reading Past for this fast future
Learning Dialogue is a collaboration series run by IIMBx and Planet Ganges. IIMBx is the online learning platform of IIM, Bangalore and edX. Planet Ganges is a habit forming learning platform. Learning Dialogue brings together a highly influential group of thought leaders to discuss contemporary trends in the area of digital & learning. Learning today… Continue reading Learning Dialogue
Recently we reached out to the previous learners of our MOOC “Innovation and IT Management.” We were hoping to get some insights on how the course helped them and if the course ware can be redesigned for more learner engagement. While doing so, our interaction with one of the students was very inspiring. It emphasized… Continue reading From Africa, With Love!