In his article “Will MOOCs help you open career doors?” Scott Kirsner reveals that, while employers may be impressed by the initiative that completing a MOOC signifies, they are more interested in seeing what can be accomplished with one’s newly-won knowledge, Boston.com reports. In other words, it’s not about certificates of completion in the real world, it’s about completed pieces in a portfolio. Working as I do for a staffing firm, I couldn’t agree more. In fact, when we launched our own MOOC program, we made employability a top objective. Here’s how the MOOC model can be modified to meet both the needs of the students and those of the companies they would like to work for…

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