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Saylor.org: How Melanie returned to finish her University of Memphis degree with courses from Saylor Academy

How Melanie returned to finish her University of Memphis degree with courses from Saylor Academy
2017-09-25 12:00:33

Student Savings Tops $500,000 with Saylor courses at University of Memphis. Like most students, Melanie Williams started down her path to a degree at the University of Memphis full of excitement and possibility. She enjoyed the academic life at Memphis and progressed into her final year. Then trouble arose. Hit with an unexpected financial crisis, ... Read More ...

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Does Your Learning Ecosystem Support Current and Future Needs? by Andrew Hughes

Does Your Learning Ecosystem Support Current and Future Needs? by Andrew Hughes
2017-09-25 04:01:00

What will a flexible, technology-enabled learning ecosystem require in order to support a successful workforce? The strategies and trends are already apparent.

 

edX: Domina una nueva habilidad en 7 semanas

Domina una nueva habilidad en 7 semanas
2017-09-22 19:36:22

Explora cursos online gratuitos en áreas de rápido crecimiento que te ayudarán a comenzar o a avanzar tu carrera en siete semanas o menos. Realidad Social Latinoamericana IDBX (El curso está abierto para registro) Jugando con Android – aprende a programar tu primera app  UAMX (El curso está abierto para registro) Microcápsulas: aplicación y caracterización UPValenciaX (El curso está abierto para registro) Cuidado al adulto... Read More about Domina una nueva habilidad en 7 semanas The post Domina una nueva habilidad en 7 semanas appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: La importancia de la actualización del educador en la era del aprendizaje online

La importancia de la actualización del educador en la era del aprendizaje online
2017-09-22 19:12:32

Este Blog fue publicado inicialmente en el sitio web de la Universidad Galileo. Vivir en un mundo digital, social y conectado ha revolucionado la forma de enseñar, capacitar y aprender. Hoy es necesario salir de nuevo de la zona de confort, donde un tiempo estuvo el capacitador o profesor e ir hacia un aprendizaje online. Desde la llegada del Internet, el mercado de la educación ha... Read More about La importancia de la actualización del educador en la era del aprendizaje online The post La importancia de la actualización del educador en la era del aprendizaje online appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Coursera: The Journey of a Software Engineer

2017-09-22 15:10:03

Denis took more than 20 courses on Coursera. It helped him power up his CV to immigrate to Germany, grow professionally, and give his family a better quality of life. Here is his story: I went to school in Brazil, and I am currently a Software Engineer with 12+ years of experience with software development. […] The post The Journey of a Software Engineer appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: Smoother career re-entry with online learning

Smoother career re-entry with online learning
2017-09-22 14:21:06

This post originally ran on MIT News. MITx course and internships help STEM professionals return after a break from the workforce to care for family. They are described as the hidden gems of the workforce: mature, skilled, and highly-motivated STEM professionals who return to their careers after a hiatus of two years or more. Often they have already navigated the complicated life experiences — marriage, career changes, children, and relocations — that... Read More about Smoother career re-entry with online learning The post Smoother career re-entry with online learning appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Vivimos más pero somos menos saludables, ¿Cómo lo enfrentamos?

Vivimos más pero somos menos saludables, ¿Cómo lo enfrentamos?
2017-09-21 13:09:46

Este artículo ha sido publicado originalmente en el Blog de salud del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo Seguramente has leído o escuchado hablar sobre la transición demográfica y los retos que esto genera para los sistemas de salud. La transición demográfica comienza cuando baja la tasa de mortalidad infantil, lo que resulta en cohortes de niños y jóvenes muy numerosas en relación con la población adulta. Conforme... Read More about Vivimos más pero somos menos saludables, ¿Cómo lo enfrentamos? The post Vivimos más pero somos menos saludables, ¿Cómo lo enfrentamos? appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Realidad Social Latinoamericana: Vivimos más pero somos menos saludables, ¿Cómo lo enfrentamos?

Realidad Social Latinoamericana: Vivimos más pero somos menos saludables, ¿Cómo lo enfrentamos?
2017-09-21 13:09:46

Este artículo ha sido publicado originalmente en el Blog de salud del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo Seguramente has leído o escuchado hablar sobre la transición demográfica y los retos que esto genera para los sistemas de salud. La transición demográfica comienza cuando baja la tasa de mortalidad infantil, lo que resulta en cohortes de niños y jóvenes muy numerosas en relación con la población adulta. Conforme... Read More about Realidad Social Latinoamericana: Vivimos más pero somos menos saludables, ¿Cómo lo enfrentamos? The post Realidad Social Latinoamericana: Vivimos más pero somos menos saludables, ¿Cómo lo enfrentamos? appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Pulling Data Back from the LRS: Correlation for Analysis by Anthony Altieri

Pulling Data Back from the LRS: Correlation for Analysis by Anthony Altieri
2017-09-21 04:01:00

Can you retrieve data from your LRS for analysis? The answer is yes, and here’s how to do it.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: The Death of Flash: Convert Old Flash eLearning to HTML5 by Diane Elkins and Tanya Seidel

The Death of Flash: Convert Old Flash eLearning to HTML5 by Diane Elkins and Tanya Seidel
2017-09-21 04:01:00

In 2020, Flash-only content will no longer be usable to most learners. Use this interactive flow chart to guide conversion of Flash to HTML5.

 

Coursera: Meet the Courserians: Emily Glassberg Sands, “the importance of analytical creativity”

Meet the Courserians: Emily Glassberg Sands, “the importance of analytical creativity”
2017-09-21 00:00:23

As part of the Meet the Courserians blog series, we caught up with Emily Glassberg Sands, Director of Data Science at Coursera. Emily co-founded and is an active leader within Coursera’s Women Employee Resource Group, and contributed to the Coursera blog on the topics of female role models in STEM and diversity in the data […] The post Meet the Courserians: Emily Glassberg Sands, “the importance of analytical creativity” appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: Cursos próximos a comenzar de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Cursos próximos a comenzar de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
2017-09-20 16:19:22

En edX somos reconocidos por la calidad y el prestigio de nuestras universidades e instituciones colaboradoras, por lo cual nos sentimos orgullosos de poder contar con las mejores universidades. La Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) es una de las instituciones con mayor reconocimiento en Iberoamérica. La UAM es una universidad pública española situada en el norte de Madrid. Cuenta con unos 27000 estudiantes distribuidos en... Read More about Cursos próximos a comenzar de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid The post Cursos próximos a comenzar de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Coursera: AI is the New Electricity for Business & Society

2017-09-20 15:09:36

Artificial Intelligence is no longer a fictional concept, and with every passing day, is becoming part of our day-to-day functioning – be it in the form of virtual personal assistants like Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant or chatbots which we use while shopping online. All the economic value of AI today is created through supervised learning […] The post AI is the New Electricity for Business & Society appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Emerging Digital Learning Landscape: Flexibility, Opportunity by Pamela S. Hogle

Emerging Digital Learning Landscape: Flexibility, Opportunity by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-09-20 04:01:00

Digital learning professionals are grappling with a significant shift as learners take control of some aspects of their own learning. Explore what this means for L&D.

 

Coursera: Was that real or VR? Learn how to make virtual reality lifelike from top researchers

2017-09-20 00:16:56

Virtual Reality has the potential to change how we shop, learn in school, and get treated in the hospital. Businesses are hunting for people who understand how to design technology and experiences for this new medium. Starting today, we’re excited to make it possible for anyone to become leaders in applying VR to enhance everything […] The post Was that real or VR? Learn how to make virtual reality lifelike from top researchers appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Let’s Call ‘Soft’ Skills What They Really Are: Power Skills

2017-09-19 17:14:15

By Lila Ibrahim I’ve been working in the tech industry for 25 years, and I’ve noticed a trend recently that leaves me scratching my head: We seem to value technical skills much more than the core people skills that actually make people effective at work. While technical competence and expertise are certainly important, I like […] The post Let’s Call ‘Soft’ Skills What They Really Are: Power Skills appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Make Any HTML File cmi5-Conformant by Sarah Gilbert, Sean Putman and Art Werkenthin

Make Any HTML File cmi5-Conformant by Sarah Gilbert, Sean Putman and Art Werkenthin
2017-09-19 04:01:00

In June, 2016 ADL released cmi5, allowing use of xAPI in the “LMS launches content” scenario. If your content tool does not support cmi5, can you still benefit?

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Interactive eBooks an Ideal eLearning Platform by Pamela S. Hogle

Interactive eBooks an Ideal eLearning Platform by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-09-19 04:01:00

eBooks are a versatile, budget-friendly platform for eLearning; they offer portability, easy access, interactivity—and even xAPI reporting.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: In Real Life: Don't Forget About On-the-Job Training by JD Dillon

In Real Life: Don't Forget About On-the-Job Training by JD Dillon
2017-09-19 04:01:00

Effective on-the-job training—coaching—is the foundation of the workplace learning experience. Here are the essential points that make OJT work.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Leaders in the Limelight: Franz Villa by Susan Jacobs

Leaders in the Limelight: Franz Villa by Susan Jacobs
2017-09-19 04:01:00

Learning leader Franz Villa, director of training and development at Big 5 Sporting Goods, highlights some of the key factors that have influenced his career.