The cultural aspect of E-learning will eat its strategy

An old, great, management-idea claim that culture eats corporate strategy for lunch. And definitely; culture is a strong thing. It can even be so strong that it might shed light into why Udacity now seem to be stepping out of China, even though E-learning is growing heavily at this very moment, not the least there. … Continue reading The cultural aspect of E-learning will eat its strategy

Why Corona-times is the piracy-movement

Between streaming and shellac records, we had tapes, CDs, iTunes and piracy in the music industry. Necessary steps before finally ending-up with streaming. So, which is actually the Covid-19-times? Well, it´s not the final structure. It is more like the piracy-movement. Here is the reason why, and what it might lead to, already next year. … Continue reading Why Corona-times is the piracy-movement

Why quality in the e-learning-space will go up tremendously the upcoming years

Some years after Google Play and AppStore was created huge numbers of apps was also developed. Some good, others terrible. But it does not look like that anymore. The ones remaining have become great. A lot of them are also very profitable. Here is the reason why the same thing will happen in the e-learning-space. … Continue reading Why quality in the e-learning-space will go up tremendously the upcoming years

Put your eyeballs at the bundling logic

The album game died out. Instead, it has become a game of singular songs. The change of the bounding logic in the music industry is intimately linked to when that industry was disrupted. Playlists has evolved. What could then happen if unbundling happened in the world of education? Could it already be on its way?  … Continue reading Put your eyeballs at the bundling logic

What actually happens on Zoom, Teams and Meet – connecting, in a deeper sense

Becoming physically connected can sometimes be hard. But when we are; how to know if we are mentally connected? Here is a post based on listening to teachers sharing unusual stories on what at this moment seem to be ongoing. It´s about what actually could happen when we run Zoom, Teams and Meet. Really connecting. … Continue reading What actually happens on Zoom, Teams and Meet – connecting, in a deeper sense

There is money in the old chalkboard-style

The big challenge is not going from off-line to on-line. The big challenge comes later, when we have become digital. Suddenly, not only competition is one thumb-press away, all substitutes are. But if you just hold on to your old chalkboard, then at least you will make it. If lucky; even become bigger than ever. … Continue reading There is money in the old chalkboard-style

Fight, flight, freeze: How to handle Corona-times of E-learning

Make all education 100 % digital in just a couple of days? Maybe a ones in a life-time-challenge due to  Corona. Here is how to achieve it, with great result. On the road you can even save time, and get something really useful out of it yourself. Now, don't you dare to miss this opportunity. … Continue reading Fight, flight, freeze: How to handle Corona-times of E-learning

If you for a strange reason wants to avoid blitzscaling

Last year Udacity downsized and lay off about 20 % of its workforce. At the same time SEEK invested 165 million USD in Coursera and FutureLearn. Who is the one that does not get it? Or, could actually both of them be wrong? Could even a third way to see it be the big point? … Continue reading If you for a strange reason wants to avoid blitzscaling

Corona and your permanent need for more servers

No-one likes Covid-19. But 290 million children out of school, industry workers staying home, and regions in quarantine, means something. 24 000 new online courses, 7000 serves, even Satellites are now used, and that only in China. Italy, France, Harvard are now closing, and stocks skyrocket. Will today's server-capacity even hold? Here some useful links. … Continue reading Corona and your permanent need for more servers

The best courses are now on AirBnB

You are already in Stockholm and interested in learning new things. Maybe something related to Stockholm/Sweden, since there is where you are. You also have a night or two un-booked. Then how about learning more about climate change and the so called "Greta-effect"? If you are interested: you would not be alone. So, why not? … Continue reading The best courses are now on AirBnB

Here is how to find the next, digital, Harvard Business School

Plato founded his Academy already 387 BC. NASA, and YouTube, is younger. But what happened between Plato and Bologna, the oldest university in Europe, founded 1088, is something we rarely think about. Still, it tells something important about e-learning, as well as where competition will come from fairly soon. Just add Greenwich Village, and scale. … Continue reading Here is how to find the next, digital, Harvard Business School

Starbucks is now in the E-learning-business

Assume I claimed that Spotify already is in the E-learning-business. How about Starbucks? Then, how to use the fact that they actually already are, in order to do better e-learning? How to use it in order to understand how the Ed-industry is already developing? Frank Zappa, and a cup of coffee, give us the answers. … Continue reading Starbucks is now in the E-learning-business

Next wave’s e-learning is already hear, means what?

2000 learning centers. A Billion dollar business in 5 years. Squirrel, one of the growing educational AI-enterprises in China. Why learn less with good, but slow, e-learning? You can learn more, and faster, with great e-learning. It is about what would be perfect for just you, at any given point in time, no matter time. … Continue reading Next wave’s e-learning is already hear, means what?

Bruce Springsteen not only understands e-learning, he knows off-line-learning too

It is sometimes claimed; Real education/learning can only be done by us meeting physically, therefor online-learning will never fully make it. But Springsteen can help us to understand why that is plain wrong. Well, not 100 % wrong, just nearly, like 90 % wrong. But "nearly" do matter, a tremendously lot. Here are the consequences. … Continue reading Bruce Springsteen not only understands e-learning, he knows off-line-learning too

There is room for more than one “Trip-advisor for education”

There is a reason why you don´t always let Netflix decide what movie you should watch, even though they have great AI-algorithms for helping you out. At a particular moment they might actually not know what you really are looking for. Then, how to chose between all e-learning-courses already out there? Here is the answer. … Continue reading There is room for more than one “Trip-advisor for education”

How to use the fact that E-learners have their own way of clicking

E-learning is not only the media you use. It is also for instance about what you can do in order to support the natural way people act when they learn. Here is an example on how to use that. It is about how they click your course. They don´t click it the way you think. … Continue reading How to use the fact that E-learners have their own way of clicking

Your next course will be a playlist that will make Apple Music envy

There is a reason why playlists have become important in the world of music. Streaming platforms already have huge libraries. But how could I know which are the best songs to listen to? This fact can be used in order to create great e-learning, but with limited resources available. Here is what you can do. … Continue reading Your next course will be a playlist that will make Apple Music envy

Gamification with LMS-systems that never will make it

Have you noticed: micro-ovens look the same, all over globe? Ovens do not. Old products are deeply embedded in our culture. Education, also e-learning, definitely is culture. Use it to find out how to use an LMS-system in a smarter way than it is supposed to. It also tell something about the future of LMS-providers. … Continue reading Gamification with LMS-systems that never will make it

Todays MOOC-platforms is not the final structure

Remember music? Today: streaming. Yesterday: CD:s. But, there was also something important in the middle: iTunes/Piracy. The industry developed in phases. Things that many assumed to be "fixed and final", during the road, wasn´t. Now, could what recently happened in the US-based part of the MOOC-industry be a sign of a new phase upcoming soon? … Continue reading Todays MOOC-platforms is not the final structure

How teaching-rockstars already changes the name of the game

The Beatles very likely could play around with their own record label EMI more or less the way they wanted, if that was what they wanted. We have not seen this phenomenon evolving in the world of e-learning...yet. However, here is an example in this direction and what we already today can learn from it. … Continue reading How teaching-rockstars already changes the name of the game

Benchmark this course, and become a winner on the online-market

Some e-learning-courses already have got million students enrolled, and great reviews. But it is not about how much money you spend. The course I benchmark in this post show what it actually means in practice claiming that e-learning is not about “digitalized learning”. The learning points go far beyond what we historically even cared about. … Continue reading Benchmark this course, and become a winner on the online-market

How to get 3 million people to follow your 50 minutes of Philosophy

"Traffic is King, but Content is King Kong" is a great saying. However, assume you already have traffic then decided to fix your content "backwards". Could that actually work? Well, this guy show that it defintely can. Hold your hat now if you are a professor in Philosophy. He already has 103 million students enrolled. … Continue reading How to get 3 million people to follow your 50 minutes of Philosophy

Why people prefer bad online education

How good is on-line-education, actually? Will it change the name of the game on how education at this moment is done, or not? Well, here is an example and a simple way to see it. But hold on to your hat, because it is about customer/student preferences. It is not about you as a teacher. … Continue reading Why people prefer bad online education