Inspire : Public Works Mar Apr 2014
6 Public Works Professional March-April 2014 IPWEA NEWS IPWEA has teamed up with Australian online education provider, CPDlive, to offer an alternative to the long-running NAMS face-to-face workshops as an online course with IPWEA certifcation. So cutting edge is the new professional development initiative, it has already gained international recognition. IPWEA and CPDlive have successfully submitted an abstract about the new course to present at the IACEE (International Association for Continuing Engineering Education) World Conference at Stanford University in California, US, on 24–27 June 2014. THE CONTEXT Back in 2011, prestigious US Ivy League universities including Stanford and Har vard led the online teaching revolution with the goal of opening up higher education to the world. 'Massive Open Online Courses' -- or MOOCs -- was born, and with it a number of spin-off online education platforms. With close to fve million participants from more than 200 countries since April 2012 (as at October 2013), MOOCs was obviously timely, exciting and ingenious, but IN CAHOOTS IPWEA has extended its popular NAMS workshops to offer a new ‘Professional Certifcate in Asset Management Planning' course -- using a new, cutting-edge online education platform called ‘Cahoot’.
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