IIMBx

Take IIMBx to your classroom!

How do we reinvent the teaching experience to equip learners with the skills they need? How do we ensure that students graduate with the ability to keep up with the ever-changing demands of the industry? To complement the existing undergraduate and graduate curriculum with hands-on managerial experience, IIMBx is now offering the School Partnership Programme.… Continue reading Take IIMBx to your classroom!

MOOCers and Shakers

Woman of Substance

Ramya Srinivasan, (Head- MOOCs Programme, IIMBx) was recently awarded ‘Woman of Substance’ at the International Women’s Day Celebration at Garden City University, Bangalore. Here’s to her latest victory! Ramya was IIMBx’s first team member; she laid the foundation for the country’s first MOOC-based initiative. Over the last two and a half years, she spearheaded initiatives… Continue reading Woman of Substance

Expert insights

Understanding Learner Engagement in MOOCs

Be it a brick and mortar classroom or a virtual classroom, the biggest challenge for an instructor is to keep the learner 'engaged.' In a physical classroom, this challenge may ease marginally as engagement as a behaviour is directly observable through grades, class participation and attendance. However, you will agree that the scenario is quite… Continue reading Understanding Learner Engagement in MOOCs

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Learner Story: International Business Environment and Global Strategy

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

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Importance of Online Learning for NextGen

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

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Learning to Realize Education’s Promise: An EdTech Commentary

World Bank recently published its World Development Report 2018 on 'Learning to Realize Education's Promise' - with a great assessment of the current education landscape, the problems that plague it and the interventions that must be acted upon immediately to make learning work for the world. While the entire report is available for consumption on… Continue reading Learning to Realize Education’s Promise: An EdTech Commentary