To Mars and Beyond: Building a Learning Ecosystem

File uploaded by abbyw13 on Aug 9, 2019
Version 1Show Document
  • View in full screen mode

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab has developed a Learning Ecosystem to provide an open, scalable, and integrated platform that simplifies inter-operability across existing systems. The goal was to move from an instructor-led, physical environment to a learner-driven, online environment where knowledge is regularly transferred between employees, institutional knowledge is better retained, and staff have greater choice in determining their learning path.  JPL has established role-based communities of practice within Blackboard Learn, where senior technical experts serve as mentors and exchange ideas with colleagues who share a common area of technical expertise. Specifically, the learning ecosystem is supporting the Mars 2020 program with communities of interest across the JPL engineering and research disciplines.

 

Speaker: Ryan Mizusaki | JPL/NASA

Outcomes