sjdixon would like to develop a topic for a MOOC, massive open online course, for government.
Governments, at any level, can tend to be somewhat soloed with little collaboration and sharing. If governments were to employ MOOC’s ala PLENK2010, I believe we would become that much more effective.
My reply: Why not a MOOC where each department takes care of one topic. They are the instructors. The others comment, share and learn.
I suspect I don’t really even need to spell out how the MOOC model could be of value in the association sector. Or for nonprofits hoping to engage a large group of stakeholders around a cause. Or for businesses seeking greater engagement with their customer base.
Just taking associations as the main example, imagine bringing together a significant slice of your audience online – member and non-member – over a period of days, weeks, or even months to engage on a topic that is central to their day-to-day work.