5 min. read. Your team can improve the performance of its project by learning how to anticipate problems and identify new opportunities. The IDB course Risk Management in Development Projects can guide you in this learning process. After working on projects for many years and focusing all my attention on planning, I decided one day to plan for scenarios – that is, to try … [Read more...] about Do you want to make your project successful? Learn about risk management
Massive Online Open Courses (MOOC) are an important part of the knowledge products generated by the IDB, since they allow the organization to share free training while encouraging and strengthening development initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean.
This tag brings together all the articles in Abierto al Público about external and IDB's MOOCs. All of them relevant to social and economic development.
Pedagogical innovation in MOOCs: storytelling as a teaching and learning tool.
7 min read. Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are courses offered virtually with the aim of providing open and affordable educational options for people around the globe. Typically, MOOCs are used as a teaching tool in two ways: as a vehicle to replicate face-to-face classroom settings, or to innovate pedagogically. It is important to note that the use of technology … [Read more...] about Pedagogical innovation in MOOCs: storytelling as a teaching and learning tool.
Recording Better Videos at Home 101
By Carlos Enrique Macher Bárcenas, Luciana Fernanda Mayumi Pereira, Marie Reid, Osvaldo Burgos García, y Verónica Patricia Sánchez Sánchez from the IBDx Program Team So, you need to record a video, and perhaps due to the global context at the moment, you may need to do this from home. Also, you may be worried that because you do not have a high-end recording devices and/or … [Read more...] about Recording Better Videos at Home 101
The Inter-American Development Bank launches its first MOOC in English: Project Management Techniques for Development Professionals
Conoce sobre la versión en español de este MOOC aquí. By Claudia Useche from the Knowledge and Learning Department at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) This April 26, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will launch a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): Project Management Techniques for Development Professionals, on the IDBx platform. It purposes is to … [Read more...] about The Inter-American Development Bank launches its first MOOC in English: Project Management Techniques for Development Professionals
The future of Massive Open Online Courses in Latin America and the Caribbean
When Harvard and MIT founded the online educational platform edX in 2012, one of the American universities’ primary motivations was to make their knowledge available on a massive scale. Four years later, edX has offered 700 open courses and educated 6 million people worldwide, including 750,000 in Latin America and the Caribbean. Now, this … [Read more...] about The future of Massive Open Online Courses in Latin America and the Caribbean