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Learning Solutions Magazine: Book Review: Virtual Training Tools and Templates by Pamela S. Hogle

Book Review: Virtual Training Tools and Templates by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-06-27 04:01:00

Virtual training coach Cindy Huggett shares her secrets to creating engaging virtual classroom training and honing your skills as a facilitator or producer.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Toolkit: Thinkzoom—Authoring that Leverages Video, Social by Joe Ganci

Toolkit: Thinkzoom—Authoring that Leverages Video, Social by Joe Ganci
2017-06-27 04:01:00

Thinkzoom is a web-based authoring tool that lets you build courses around your documents, videos, and video screen captures. The tool supports social learning and collaboration.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Mixed Reality Coming At You by Dov Jacobson

Mixed Reality Coming At You by Dov Jacobson
2017-06-26 04:01:00

Mixed reality is more than one thing, a broad technology spectrum that we are now beginning to explore. What are its uses for learning? Here are some answers.

 

Coursera: Love Without Limits: Celebrating Pride Month @ Coursera

2017-06-23 21:43:13

By Deanna Raineri, Chief Academic Strategist, Coursera June is LGBTQ+ Pride month across the globe. In many places, including right here at Coursera, this is a time to celebrate the contributions, experiences, and diversity of LGBTQ+ individuals—and to acknowledge the challenges they continue to face around the world.     At Coursera, we believe that anyone, […] The post Love Without Limits: Celebrating Pride Month @ Coursera appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: Grandes sueños, grandes logros: Conoce a Juan David

Grandes sueños, grandes logros: Conoce a Juan David
2017-06-23 19:17:06

Juan David Cruz Serrano es un emprendedor que con la ayuda de los cursos de edX está logrando sus sueños, hoy en día tiene su propia empresa de aplicaciones móviles y fue becado por Apple para ir al WWDC 2017, esto gracias a la aplicación que desarrollo: “a bit of humanity”, en la cual muestra que Colombia es un país diverso, y que cada uno... Read More about Grandes sueños, grandes logros: Conoce a Juan David The post Grandes sueños, grandes logros: Conoce a Juan David appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Saylor.org: The Weekend Assignment: Education

2017-06-23 18:31:44

Last weekend’s assignment focused on the theme of socialization, and with the #FridayFact we learned that in ancient mesopotamia inscribed clay tablets were used to promote advanced farming techniques. This early form of public relations helped push their society forward and become more productive. Another interesting fact around socialization concerns the social behaviour of dolphins ... Read More ...

 

edX: Using Python to Develop Screen Reader Features: Meet, Bhargav

2017-06-23 15:25:37

Bhargav, a test engineer from India, shares how learning on edX helped him develop add-ons for screen readers, participate in multiple Hackathons and get a job. I have always been interested in computer science: before I started learning on edX, I had already learned to program in C, C++, HTML, PHP, MYSQL and ASP.NET. Through edX, I was able to explore a new programming language... Read More about Using Python to Develop Screen Reader Features: Meet, Bhargav The post Using Python to Develop Screen Reader Features: Meet, Bhargav appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Learning Management System: The Sine Qua Non for Effective Compliance Training by Amit Gautam

Learning Management System: The Sine Qua Non for Effective Compliance Training by Amit Gautam
2017-06-22 04:01:00

In a well-structured corporate training environment, compliance is not only a necessity but a significant responsibility, both legally and operationally. It helps in alleviating risks, safeguarding organizational reputation, and ensuring there are no unnecessary legal tussles and penalties. Here are nine tips to ensure effective compliance training with an LMS.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Coding Responsive Design in Easy Steps by Mark Lassoff

Coding Responsive Design in Easy Steps by Mark Lassoff
2017-06-22 04:01:00

Authoring tools may offer some responsive design support, but in a code-based project, responsive features are harder to implement. Here’s how to handle them.

 

edX: ¡En edX hablamos tu idioma!

2017-06-21 16:58:41

En edX estamos sumamente emocionados, nuestro sitio web ya está disponible en español. Este logro fue motivado por los millones de estudiantes hispanohablantes, y por nuestra motivación de hacer de la educación, el activo más importante con la que las personas cuenten en el campo profesional y personal. Nuestros orígenes nos llevan cinco años atrás cuando MIT y Harvard se unieron para crear edX, fundada con... Read More about ¡En edX hablamos tu idioma! The post ¡En edX hablamos tu idioma! appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Coursera: What’s Next in Employee Learning: Games

What’s Next in Employee Learning: Games
2017-06-21 15:00:08

Gamification is a hot topic that’s showing up everywhere, including in employee training and learning. A 2017 study from learning design company Bottom-Line Performance found that a growing number of employers (35 percent of the employers surveyed) are incorporating games and gamification into their learning strategies. To get up to speed on this trend, we […] The post What’s Next in Employee Learning: Games appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Four Tips: Transitioning Classroom Instruction to Blended Learning by Stacy Lindenberg

Four Tips: Transitioning Classroom Instruction to Blended Learning by Stacy Lindenberg
2017-06-21 04:01:00

Repurposing classroom materials to blend with eLearning? Try these tips!

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: HDR Video: Next Year's Buzzword? by Stephen Haskin

HDR Video: Next Year's Buzzword? by Stephen Haskin
2017-06-21 04:01:00

You’ll hear more about HDR video before 2019. Do you need it?

 

Coursera: The Online Revolution in Business Education

2017-06-20 18:17:30

Below is an excerpt from a piece that was recently published on Forbes by Peter Todd, Dean of HEC Paris The ever-accelerating pace of online technology has completely changed the way we work, entertain ourselves, communicate and connect. And now it is revolutionizing the way we learn. Of course, digital technology in education, and in […] The post The Online Revolution in Business Education appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Coursera for Refugees: Reflecting on our First Year

2017-06-20 16:15:01

By Rebecca Taber, Director of Government & Nonprofit Partnerships One year ago today—on June 20, World Refugee Day, 2016—Coursera and the U.S. State Department officially launched Coursera for Refugees, our initiative to provide online education at no cost to refugees around the world. We’re thrilled to announce that, in just one year, we’ve reached more […] The post Coursera for Refugees: Reflecting on our First Year appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: Congratulations to the learners who completed the 1st ever MicroMasters program!

2017-06-20 15:06:20

Today marks an exciting milestone in online learning, as we celebrate the MITx learners who have completed the first ever MicroMasters program in Supply Chain Management on edX. The MITx program is the pilot program of the MicroMasters initiative, which now includes 35 programs that offer a credential with a pathway to Master’s credit, provide high-quality education from top universities to help learners launch or... Read More about Congratulations to the learners who completed the 1st ever MicroMasters program! The post Congratulations to the learners who completed the 1st ever MicroMasters program! appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: SparkLearn: A Microlearning Platform that Empowers Administrators and End Users by News Editor

SparkLearn: A Microlearning Platform that Empowers Administrators and End Users by News Editor
2017-06-20 14:00:00

SparkLearn, from Float, is a new microlearning platform that integrates with popular content creation and content measurement tools. It allows for easy publishing and viewing of learning content, including courses and resource documents.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Booz Allen Hamilton Scores Rave Reviews with Compliance Training and DemoFest-Winning Microlearning by Pamela S. Hogle

Booz Allen Hamilton Scores Rave Reviews with Compliance Training and DemoFest-Winning Microlearning by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-06-20 04:01:00

Learners applaud compliance training and microlearning programs that are “clever and whimsical” but also simple and effective.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: In Real Life: Everyone Has an Opinion on Learning by JD Dillon

In Real Life: Everyone Has an Opinion on Learning by JD Dillon
2017-06-20 04:01:00

Everyone has an opinion on learning—from how it works best for them to what their organization needs. L&D must navigate and influence these opinions to execute their identified right-fit strategies.

 

edX: Jorge: Crecimiento profesional gracias a los cursos de edX.

Jorge: Crecimiento profesional gracias a los cursos de edX.
2017-06-19 19:56:28

Jorge Escobar, un profesional enfocado en la gestión de la cadena de suministro, nos cuenta como el MicroMasters en Supply Chain Management (Gestión de la Cadena de Suministros) de MITx le dieron el conocimiento necesario para mejorar los procesos dentro de la empresa y crecer profesionalmente. Hace algunos años, motivado por el conocimiento y por la pasión, decidí tomar una posición en Ingeniería de Calidad... Read More about Jorge: Crecimiento profesional gracias a los cursos de edX. The post Jorge: Crecimiento profesional gracias a los cursos de edX. appeared first on edX Blog.