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Saylor.org: The Weekend Assignment: Food Holidays

2017-11-17 21:41:49

The Weekend Assignment is back, and the theme this weekend is food holidays. What holidays in the world revolve around food? Is the food being celebrated, or is the food being used to celebrate something else? What is the history of food holidays? These are a few questions you could explore. Before we start salivating ... Read More ...

 

edX: EdX Welcomes The University of Iceland!

2017-11-17 14:00:08

We are excited to announce that The University of Iceland, a progressive comprehensive research institution, has joined the edX global partner community. The University of Iceland is dedicated to providing high quality programs for learners; researching and developing effective teaching methods; integrating teaching and research learnings; and providing opportunities to engage in project-based learning with Icelandic society and business. It’s emphasis on innovation and research... Read More about EdX Welcomes The University of Iceland! The post EdX Welcomes The University of Iceland! appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Web Summit 2017: A Future in Responsibility by Crystal Rose

Web Summit 2017: A Future in Responsibility by Crystal Rose
2017-11-17 05:01:00

Web Summit welcomed an audience of 81,000 attendees. The conference focused on responsibility in future technology, especially with artificial intelligence.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Managers Can Support—Not Create—Social Learning Communities by Pamela S. Hogle

Managers Can Support—Not Create—Social Learning Communities by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-11-16 05:01:00

As the meaning of community changes in the digital age, managers can support emerging social learning communities in multiple ways.

 

edX: Aprende una nueva habilidad con los cursos online

Aprende una nueva habilidad con los cursos online
2017-11-15 20:20:56

Descubre uno de los cursos gratuitos online de edX que puedes comenzar hoy mismo. Bases matemáticas álgebra UPValenciaX (El curso está abierto para registro) Gestión de proyectos sociales para ONGs y Organizaciones de la Sociedad Civil (OSC) IDBX (El curso está abierto para registro) Enseñar STEM: mucho + que formulas JaverianaX (El curso está abierto para registro) Introducción a la visión por computador: desarrollo de... Read More about Aprende una nueva habilidad con los cursos online The post Aprende una nueva habilidad con los cursos online appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: User-Generated Video Adds Context, Drives Behavior Change by Pamela S. Hogle

User-Generated Video Adds Context, Drives Behavior Change by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-11-15 05:01:00

Adding user-generated video to eLearning provides real-life context that can give learning a powerful boost.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: User-Generated Video Adds Context, Drives Behavior Change by Pamela S. Hogle

User-Generated Video Adds Context, Drives Behavior Change by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-11-15 05:01:00

Adding user-generated video to eLearning provides real-life context that can give learning a powerful boost.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Leaders in the Limelight: Jonathan Searle by Susan Jacobs

Leaders in the Limelight: Jonathan Searle by Susan Jacobs
2017-11-14 05:01:00

Jonathan Searle shares some thoughts on influences that have shaped his career as a learning leader at Genesys.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Marc My Words: The Future of Learning Assessment by Marc Rosenberg

Marc My Words: The Future of Learning Assessment by Marc Rosenberg
2017-11-14 05:01:00

Have you been thinking much about the future of learning assessment? If not, you should be. Here’s why, and what to do about it.

 

Coursera: Why Everyone Should Learn Sales: A Conversation with Ellen Zehntner from HubSpot

2017-11-13 22:18:14

Ellen Zehntner is a sales manager at HubSpot and helps lead and develop the small business sales organization. She co-teaches the Sales Training: Techniques for a Human-Centric Sales Process course on Coursera. She has been in sales for 10 years and has held sales positions at companies like AT&T, Verizon, Vodafone, and Orange. Read on […] The post Why Everyone Should Learn Sales: A Conversation with Ellen Zehntner from HubSpot appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: How L&D Leaders Can Save Their Companies from Extinction

How L&D Leaders Can Save Their Companies from Extinction
2017-11-13 05:12:19

The article below originally appeared in Training Magazine. by Leah Belsky, Vice President of Global Enterprise Development Studies predict that 40 percent of companies on the S&P 500 won’t exist in 10 years—they’re just not keeping up with changes in technology and consumer demands. If you’re in a position to shape your company’s learning and development strategy, […] The post How L&D Leaders Can Save Their Companies from Extinction appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Oi! Coursera Expands to Brazil

Oi! Coursera Expands to Brazil
2017-11-10 18:32:26

Você é falante de português? Você está com sorte! Coursera is excited to announce a big push to create a robust and cohesive Portuguese content catalogue in high-demand fields from leading universities in Brazil such as University of São Paulo (USP), Fundação Instituto de Administração, Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica, University of Campinas, and Insper. Coursera […] The post Oi! Coursera Expands to Brazil appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: From 4G to 5G: The technology behind the apps and devices you use every day

From 4G to 5G: The technology behind the apps and devices you use every day
2017-11-09 18:30:01

What is 4G? Have you ever wondered what the “G” means in 2G, 3G, 4G and in the widely anticipated 5G ? Drum roll… It’s “generation”. 4G refers to our current generation, the “fourth generation” of cellular communications. Since the early days of mobile phones in the 1980s, several generations of cellular technologies have come and gone, with the market requiring more powerful technology roughly... Read More about From 4G to 5G: The technology behind the apps and devices you use every day The post From 4G to 5G: The technology behind the apps and devices you use every day appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Importancia de la promoción del envejecimiento activo

Importancia de la promoción del envejecimiento activo
2017-11-09 17:21:50

El envejecimiento es un fenómeno poblacional y una realidad individual. Los datos poblacionales ponen de relieve que cada año aumenta la esperanza de vida y, no solo eso, sino que cada década llegan más individuos a altas edades de la vida con buena salud. Ello alude al envejecimiento poblacional como expresión del éxito de la humanidad y de las formas de organización social pero, al... Read More about Importancia de la promoción del envejecimiento activo The post Importancia de la promoción del envejecimiento activo appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: 5 Mindfulness Practices to Use On and Off the Mat

5 Mindfulness Practices to Use On and Off the Mat
2017-11-09 14:30:27

This article originally appeared on Do You Yoga. Learn more about the mindfulness practices discussed in this post by taking The Science and Practice of Yoga. Photo by Jake Dockins The practice of yoga has two complementary paths converging into one common road towards wellness. One path is physical: We move, we breathe, and our bodies and minds reap the benefits. The other path is mental:... Read More about 5 Mindfulness Practices to Use On and Off the Mat The post 5 Mindfulness Practices to Use On and Off the Mat appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Essential Video Preproduction Guide for eLearning by Pamela S. Hogle

Essential Video Preproduction Guide for eLearning by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-11-09 05:01:00

Even the shortest video requires planning. Learn essential steps in video preproduction.

 

Coursera: 5 Reasons to Get Your Masters in Accounting on Coursera

2017-11-08 23:30:24

You can now earn your Masters in Accounting degree on Coursera through our partner The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The University of Illinois Master of Science in Accountancy is ranked among the nation’s top two accounting programs. It is completely online, affordable, and taught by some of the best accountancy faculty in the world. […] The post 5 Reasons to Get Your Masters in Accounting on Coursera appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: Using Your Burndown Charts for Better Sprint Retrospectives

2017-11-08 20:43:52

I’ve been sitting in on a lot of standups, groomings, planning, and retros these days. One thing I’ve noticed across teams is that we’re always not quite sure what to do with burndown charts. What stories do they tell? How seriously should we take them? How should we feel when they don’t burn all the way down (as most teams won’t), or, worse, like airborne... Read More about Using Your Burndown Charts for Better Sprint Retrospectives The post Using Your Burndown Charts for Better Sprint Retrospectives appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Beethoven to Bieber – Explore Your Passion for Music

Beethoven to Bieber – Explore Your Passion for Music
2017-11-08 16:39:23

The post Beethoven to Bieber – Explore Your Passion for Music appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Algunos beneficios de los MOOCs: Cursos Online Masivos y Abiertos

Algunos beneficios de los MOOCs: Cursos Online Masivos y Abiertos
2017-11-08 15:16:01

Los MOOCs (cursos online masivos y abiertos) son cada vez más relevantes en nuestra sociedad. Permiten que muchas personas puedan obtener conocimiento desde cualquier lugar del mundo. El estudiante solamente necesita un computador, tableta o teléfono inteligente y una conexión a Internet.  La oferta de los cursos es muy  variada, se pueden encontrar cursos en temas diversos como ciencias de la computación, administración de empresas,... Read More about Algunos beneficios de los MOOCs: Cursos Online Masivos y Abiertos The post Algunos beneficios de los MOOCs: Cursos Online Masivos y Abiertos appeared first on edX Blog.