Nov 20, 2021 3 min read

#03 Cohortland Newsletter: What's next after a cohort-based course, 2022 is about Metaverse!

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1 - What's next after a cohort-based course?

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A cohort-based course is the new trend of online learning where students learn together a specific topic with an instructor.

Most of the time, the instructor is a practitioner, without a teaching experience. S/he just translates what s/he does for the past 10, 15, 20 years of experience to a course outline using different approaches and techniques.

Many people did not know that creating a cohort-based course requires a handful of tasks. Some of them are--

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2 - Featured Courses

I. Set up your home workspace like a Pro! 📹

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II. How to reach 2 million readers within 2 months? A Maven course.

Do you want to improve your writing habits? Learn Eva's tactics in writing as she reveals her secret in this course. It's under Maven--the pioneer of cohort-based courses in the web. You'll never go wrong with this course.


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3 - Top News

I. Microsoft Teams users will soon be able to meet in a "Metaverse"!

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Microsoft Mesh is the mixed reality platform where users can interact in a lifelike 3D avatars starting 2022. Facebook (now Meta) is incorporating Microsoft Teams into their Facebook Workplace platform. Meanwhile, Cisco launched their augmented reality meeting space called Webex Hologram.

Thoughts? What's the next company to launch Metaverse?

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II. Practitioners will dominate the future of learning, not teachers

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The New York Times foresaw 21 years ago that the future of learning will be driven by experts! Today, this was proved by highly valued ed-tech startups such as Udemy, MasterClass, and Yellowbrick. Listen to why we can't turn schools and universities to adapt Reforge-like models overnight.

Thoughts? How can we help educators to see the value of global online courses, and teach in a do-learn-redo framework rather than merely theoretical?

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III. Advanced Apps and Wearables max the growth of Online Tutoring Market Size by $153B. APAC is on the top list!

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Janica Solis
Janica Solis
Edtech enthusiast with 5y experience in education. Worked in an iNGO that promotes global education, and in Edtech startups that design bootcamps and online courses.

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