DEPM 622: Module 4, Collaborations, Alliances, and Partnerships

Go back to the business trend that you have been following this semester on Twitter. How has this trend evolved and changed over time? From the beginning of our course until now, I have seen a bit of an increase in public discussion of OER. It has only been 11 weeks, so major developments cannot …

Advertisements

DEPM 622: Module 3, Differentiation and Competition — Organizational Design and Positioning

Module 3 Reflections and Learning Activities What is the status of the business trend you have been following on Twitter? Have there been any changes? New developments? There have some important developments related to OER, both at the national level and at the level of my institution. At the national level, the recently signed omnibus …

DEPM 622: Module 2, Meeting the Demand – Opportunities for Business Growth in Distance Education and E-Learning

Report on the business trend you are following this semester. How is it developing? What kinds of changes, if any, are emerging? Last December, I was able to attend a statewide summit on open educational resources co-sponsored by the University System of Maryland's William E. Kirwan Center for Academic Innovation, MarylandOnline, and UMUC. At the …

DEPM 622, Module 1: The Global Knowledge Economy – Scoping the Distance Education Industry

Choose a business trend in distance education / e-learning and describe the trend in your learning journal. Reflect on this business trend in your learning journal. The use of open educational resources (OER) is an emerging trend in e-learning. Open educational resources are educational materials that are available for free use and repurposing. I consider …