If you haven’t heard, MOOC’s is about to revolutionise the global education Sector. Don’t know what a MOOC’s is- It is a massive open online course (MOOC) aiming at large-scale course and assessment participation via the internet. In addition to traditional course materials such as videos, readings, and problem sets, MOOCs provides interactive user forums that help build a community for the students, and lecturers. This means for the student they are able to download or stream the educational content and view it anywhere, anytime. Understanding there is a shift in students learning sphere and that learning is not just done inside the classroom is vital. Institutes must now change their way of delivery in order to get where their “new” students are. To read more about the shift of New Zealand education to a true export sector check out our CEO’s blog here http://learningsfromthetop.blogspot.co.nz/2013/04/the-great-disruption-in-education-is.html
Business Mechanix have a great deal of experience in providing large scale cloud platforms to student and education in New Zealand. We have deep expertise with cloud platforms such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon and delivering clouds on a massive scale to students such as Office 365 for Education and Live@edu. Some of our experience includes working with Te Wananga o Aotearoa on their e-learning development, building platforms for large scale educational sites including The University of Waikato, Wintec and Whitireia. We have upgraded, consulted in and integrated to Learning Management System platforms such as Moodle with Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi, The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand and the University of Canterbury. We have done performed strategy work in educational business models with Wintec.
We are the largest Microsoft cloud deployer in New Zealand and have built student and alumni portals used by 10’s of thousands of students for Wintec and Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi. Business Mechanix are the only company in New Zealand that holds this amount of experience in the tertiary sector. We have now surpasses over 1 million identities in the cloud for education.
About Business Mechanix
Business Mechanix have the expertise and deep knowledge about how to develop successful MOOC’s and e-learning platforms. We have worked with 86% of all Universities, Wanangas and Polytechnics plus a number of PTE’s in New Zealand. We have a clear understanding about the sector and its constraints as we have been working in it for over 10 years. We visit the USA on a yearly basis to meet up with strategic thought leaders and discuss where the future of education is heading. We have inside knowledge about changes and new platforms that are being made to ensure you choose the right platform for your institute and can give you answers to your questions quickly. We have the ability and experience to work with all level to staff from executives and IT to academic and services staff to ensure the best outcome is reached for the institute. We now have extensive build experience in large scale education platform such as portals, single sign on and cloud platforms. We have deployed over 1 million accounts onto platforms like Microsoft Office 365 over the past 5 years.
Business Mechanix Services
- Build MOOC’s platform for large scales
- Consult in strategies and business models
- Design solution/ Business Models
- Develop, Integrate, Customise and/or Configure MOOC’s and other E- learning platforms
- Training for Staff and Students around the built MOOC’s or other E-learning platform
- Support and Maintenance
- Documentation and Reports
- Project Management and Planning
- Single sign on to existing systems or content
- Identity management · Develop Content for MOOC’s
- Reformat content for MOOC’s
Business Mechanix is well positioned for MOOC’s due to our deep understanding of education technology and delivery to masses.