VMware Sees Success with MOOC Infographic
VMware chose EdCast to launch the “Virtualization for Beginners MooC” earlier in 2016 as part of their VMware Academy initiative. The results were surprising. The completion rate for the course beat the industry standards by 8x!
Many attempts to successfully deliver MooCs have been made over the years. EdCast was chosen for the delivery of VMware Academy courses because of the following reasons:
- Promotion of group-based learning pedagogy within the organization
- Mobile access and consumption of formal and informal content
- Advanced and intuitive peer-to-peer learning
A MooC is defined by Wikipedia as :
“A massive open online course is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web. In addition to traditional course materials such as filmed lectures, readings, and problem sets, many MOOCs provide interactive user forums to support community interactions among students, professors, and teaching assistants (TAs).”