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edX: Start Learning from the Best Today

Start Learning from the Best Today
2017-02-24 18:15:40

Enroll in captivating courses from the world’s top schools. Stand out to potential future employers with courses from MIT, Harvard, Columbia and more on your resume!    Massachusetts Institute of Technology    Harvard University    ETH Zurich    École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne    Columbia University    University of Pennsylvania The post Start Learning from the Best Today appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Khan Academy: Khan Academy Announces Roster Integration for Google Classroom

Khan Academy Announces Roster Integration for Google Classroom
2017-02-24 01:19:07

Teachers using Google Classroom can now quickly and easily import their class roster to Khan Academy. Lean more here:Import a roster from Google Classroom now.Let us know what you think in the comments below. And thanks, as always, for using Khan Academy.

 

Coursera: What One of Coursera’s Most Popular Instructors Wishes All Employers Knew About Online Learning

What One of Coursera’s Most Popular Instructors Wishes All Employers Knew About Online Learning
2017-02-23 17:00:03

What’s it like to teach the world’s most popular open online course? We didn’t have to go far to find out. Dr. Barbara Oakley is a professor of engineering at Oakland University and the instructor of “Learning How to Learn” on Coursera, the world’s largest open online course. More than a million learners have enrolled […] The post What One of Coursera’s Most Popular Instructors Wishes All Employers Knew About Online Learning appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Learner Story: A statistics teacher takes the initiative to innovate

2017-02-23 16:20:56

Studying on Coursera helped Leah, a teacher and researcher in Israel, find new ways to inspire and connect with her students. Now, she’s working with a friend to promote interest in statistics through a new center for statistical studies. Here’s her story: I used to be bored at my job. I saw no purpose in […] The post Learner Story: A statistics teacher takes the initiative to innovate appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Describe Visual Elements to Enhance eLearning Usability by Pamela S. Hogle

Describe Visual Elements to Enhance eLearning Usability by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-02-23 05:01:00

Describing the visuals in eLearning makes that content accessible to all learners, including those with limited vision. It might also improve comprehension and boost literacy skills.

 

edX: Cursos en español en edX

Cursos en español en edX
2017-02-22 16:35:03

Sumérgete en un curso en español. Desde la química orgánica hasta los derechos de las personas refugiadas, puedes explorar un nuevo tema de interés en edX con nuestra amplia selección de cursos en español. ¡Empieza a aprender hoy! Hemos preparado una lista de cursos ofrecidos en edX por algunas de las universidades y organismos internacionales más importantes del mundo. ¡Son todos gratuitos y completamente online!... Read More about Cursos en español en edX The post Cursos en español en edX appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Iversity: Greyscale Learning or “How We Are Different”

2017-02-22 11:55:49

I am often asked: “So, how are you different?” For a long time, I didn’t find that question easy to answer. There are, of course, many online learning platforms out there, each offering different courses. But from the outside it is difficult to tell them apart. So my answer would usually evolve into a short […] The post Greyscale Learning or “How We Are Different” appeared first on iversity Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: The eLearning Guild Releases 2017 eLearning Salary & Compensation Report by Kat Gore

The eLearning Guild Releases 2017 eLearning Salary & Compensation Report by Kat Gore
2017-02-22 05:01:00

This annual report presents findings from The eLearning Guild’s salary survey, complete with new features and resources including updated data on global and US salaries, new sections such as an analysis of employee benefits, and an upgraded version of the online salary calculator.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Designing Engaging, Interactive eLearning for the Virtual Classroom: Cindy Huggett, CPLP by Pamela S. Hogle

Designing Engaging, Interactive eLearning for the Virtual Classroom: Cindy Huggett, CPLP by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-02-22 05:01:00

When moving instructor-led training online, the first step, according to virtual training consultant Cindy Huggett, is to focus on what makes great training; then figure out how best to leverage the technology of the virtual classroom.

 

edX: Mayank: Solving Real-Life Supply Chain Network Design Problems

Mayank: Solving Real-Life Supply Chain Network Design Problems
2017-02-21 18:30:21

We are excited to continue to share learner stories from the MITx Supply Chain Management MicroMasters program that demonstrate how MicroMasters programs are helping people improve their lives and advance their careers. Today, Mayank, a supply chain consultant working with Antuit Consulting, shares how he is leveraging the Supply Chain Management MicroMasters courses to deliver impactful results and share effective business insights with his clients. With... Read More about Mayank: Solving Real-Life Supply Chain Network Design Problems The post Mayank: Solving Real-Life Supply Chain Network Design Problems appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: In Real Life: Navigating the Learning Alt-Tech Landscape by JD Dillon

In Real Life: Navigating the Learning Alt-Tech Landscape by JD Dillon
2017-02-21 05:01:00

It’s getting harder and harder for L&D pros to choose among the mountain of learning technology options available today. Therefore, they must learn to navigate the technology landscape by focusing on differentiating factors that can enable the right-fit learning experience and deliver measurable results.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: London + xAPI + Bar = London xAPI Barcamp by Nick Washburn

London + xAPI + Bar = London xAPI Barcamp by Nick Washburn
2017-02-21 05:01:00

Earlier this month, the sold-out London xAPI Barcamp packed the reserved meeting space of the Britannia Pub in Kensington with almost 60 people. The list of speakers participating in the Barcamp was a veritable who’s who in xAPI today. It was kind of like speed dating for xAPI, and it worked!

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: What Is Agile Software Development? by Pamela S. Hogle

What Is Agile Software Development? by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-02-21 05:01:00

Agile is among the most popular software development models in use today, with many developers crediting its use with improving customer satisfaction and enhancing team collaboration.

 

Coursera: What do we mean by “data”?

What do we mean by “data”?
2017-02-20 18:00:50

Sneak peek videos give you a glimpse into top courses on popular topics. Today’s featured video is from the Data Analysis and Interpretation Specialization, offered by Wesleyan University. New to data science? This video provides a great overview of key data science concepts and vocabulary – including definitions and examples of terms like sample, observation, variable, […] The post What do we mean by “data”? appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Onboarding Built Today, But Designed for the Future by Seniye Groff

Onboarding Built Today, But Designed for the Future by Seniye Groff
2017-02-20 05:01:00

Since 2003, Fortis Construction, based in Portland, Oregon, has experienced unprecedented growth. As expected with a company that grows quickly, this resulted in some growing pains. A key part of the solution has been development of a formal training strategy and a structure that offers consistency and prepares employees to embrace future challenges.

 

Coursera: Data science applications: Food, music, and public health

Data science applications: Food, music, and public health
2017-02-17 18:00:10

Sneak peek videos give you a glimpse into top courses on popular topics. Today’s featured video is from the Data Science at Scale Specialization, offered by the University of Washington.  What can data tell us about recipes? Music trends? Flu season? University of Washington Associate Professor Bill Howe takes a look at data science research […] The post Data science applications: Food, music, and public health appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Learner Story: A father of four and full-time professional becomes an MBA student

2017-02-16 23:03:01

David had always dreamed of continuing his education, but with four children and a full-time job, he didn’t think he would ever have a chance to do so. Then he found Coursera – and eventually built the skills and confidence he needed to apply to an international MBA program. Here’s his story: I’m a father […] The post Learner Story: A father of four and full-time professional becomes an MBA student appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Why GIS is Awesome

Why GIS is Awesome
2017-02-16 18:00:46

Sneak peek videos give you a glimpse into top courses on popular topics. Today’s featured video is from the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialization, offered by the University of California, Davis.  Spatial data analysis plays an increasingly important role in many industries – from agriculture to public health. In this video, UC Davis researcher Nick […] The post Why GIS is Awesome appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Why GIS is awesome

Why GIS is awesome
2017-02-16 18:00:46

Sneak peek videos give you a glimpse into top courses on popular topics. Today’s featured video is from the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialization, offered by the University of California, Davis.  Spatial data analysis plays an increasingly important role in many industries – from agriculture to public health. In this video, UC Davis researcher Nick […] The post Why GIS is awesome appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Find the right course faster: Search by skill

Find the right course faster: Search by skill
2017-02-16 17:29:33

By Airong Cai, Data Scientist @ Coursera With over 2,000 courses on Coursera, in just about every subject and at a range of levels, we almost certainly have the right course for you – no matter what goal you’re trying to achieve. However, finding the perfect course in a catalog of 2,000 is often no […] The post Find the right course faster: Search by skill appeared first on Coursera Blog.