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Saylor.org: The Weekend Assignment: Communication
What is the first thing you think of when you hear App? Last weekend the assignment was to learn something new about Apps. Here is what I learned. The first thing I think about when I hear App is a mobile application, but application software is any ‘computer program designed to perform a group of ... Read More ...
Iversity: Introduction to Graph Theory
«Poor, sad-eyed stranger!» – this is how American author Mark Twain described the canvasser or the salesman. Why was he so sad and poor? Maybe because he had to solve the big problem of a travelling salesperson – “Given a list of cities and the distances between each pair of cities, what is the shortest […] The post Introduction to Graph Theory appeared first on iversity Blog.
Digital product managers (PMs) oversee the entire life cycle of a product. A PM must deliver on various tasks, which requires them to integrate a diverse set of skills ranging from customer development, product architecture, UI development to supply chain planning. The success of the product team is personified in the PM. In fact, several senior executives, such as the current CEO of Google, started... Read More about Digital Product Managers: What They Do and How to Become One The post Digital Product Managers: What They Do and How to Become One appeared first on edX Blog.
Learning Solutions Magazine: Game Engines Drive Development of Games and VR for Learning by Pamela S. Hogle
A game engine provides a framework for developing a game that works according to a set of rules. Like an authoring tool, a game engine saves time and effort.
In 2017, we know global warming is no longer a myth, but a rapidly increasing issue worldwide. Earlier this month, world leaders gathered at the G20 summit and established sustainable development and growth as one of our world’s primary goals. The leaders’ discussed how they will create new jobs to promote the spread of digital technology for social development, with their main focus being preventing... Read More about 8 Sustainability Courses to Help You Build a Better Future The post 8 Sustainability Courses to Help You Build a Better Future appeared first on edX Blog.
Principales habilidades que puedes desarrollar este mes. Algunos de nuestros en español próximos a iniciar. ¡Comienza hoy mismo! The post Cursos próximos a comenzar en edX appeared first on edX Blog.
Learning Solutions Magazine: Five Ways to Add Interactivity to Video by Pamela S. Hogle
Five suggestions for adding interactivity to video—quickly and inexpensively.
New Kubernetes course to provide students with basic knowledge of the leading container orchestration software Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, announced its newest massive open online course (MOOC), Introduction to Kubernetes, Kubernetes is an open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. It groups containers that make up an application into logical units for easy management and discovery.... Read More about Kubernetes: The Most Powerful System for Containerized Applications The post Kubernetes: The Most Powerful System for Containerized Applications appeared first on edX Blog.
Learning Solutions Magazine: In Real Life: Content Is Holding L&D Back by JD Dillon
Is your training content not in demand? Is it outdated? If your content is holding back your L&D transformation, here are six steps you can take.
Learning Solutions Magazine: xAPI Can Tell You What They Learned from the Video by Anthony Altieri
To verify that learners viewed and understood a video, you must know how to construct the xAPI data and correlate video consumption and quiz performance.
By Stephanie Durand, Head of EMEA at Coursera Since we launched Coursera for Business less than one year ago, companies around the world have begun to recognize that a scalable, world-class learning and development model is essential to business agility and talent engagement in today’s fast-changing global economy. We’re proud to have partnered with more […] The post Announcing our newest partner: Global insurance leader AXA appeared first on Coursera Blog.
Learning Solutions Magazine: Don't Break the Spell: Creating Presence in Virtual Reality by Matt Sparks
Virtual reality relies on the creation of presence. Here are details and resources to help you with the difficult business of illusion.
Jorge Vélez de México, nos cuenta su historia con edX. Este profesional está expandiendo su conocimiento en gestión de suministro y lo está aplicando en su vida laboral, actualmente se encuentra cursando un MicroMasters y aspira a continuar creciendo profesional y académicamente. Mi nombre es Jorge Vélez, soy mexicano y tengo 26 años, soy Licenciado en Administración Industrial y actualmente estudio una licenciatura en logística y una maestría en ingeniería industrial.... Read More about Desarrollo Profesional gracias a los MOOCs. Conoce a Jorge Vélez. The post Desarrollo Profesional gracias a los MOOCs. Conoce a Jorge Vélez. appeared first on edX Blog.
Si estás buscando un trabajo sabes lo difícil que puede ser llamar la atención de un empleador. En el mercado de trabajo actual es necesario mostrar las calificaciones/habilidades que aparecen en los anuncios para poder ser contratado. Pero, ¿qué más buscan los reclutadores en los empleados potenciales? Continúa leyendo para descubrir algunas de las cualidades que dejarán la mejor impresión en los reclutadores. 1. Piensa... Read More about 5 cualidades que las personas de recursos humanos buscan en los candidatos The post 5 cualidades que las personas de recursos humanos buscan en los candidatos appeared first on edX Blog.
Saylor.org: The Weekend Assignment: Apps
In the previous Weekend Assignment we endeavoured to learn about Data. The creation of data, such as an image, a video, and this blog are ever on the rise, with more data created in the last 2 years than all of preceding history. According to a blog by Northeastern University the total amount of data ... Read More ...
Due to technology and automation, half of today’s jobs will not exist in 2030. What’s more, the remainder of the jobs left will either change completely or be different in some way. If robots are truly ‘taking over the world’ (or at least the workplace), then how can you prepare? The best way to embrace the influx of AI and automation, is to truly understand... Read More about The Robots are Coming! 5 Courses to Help You Stay Relevant The post The Robots are Coming! 5 Courses to Help You Stay Relevant appeared first on edX Blog.
Learning Solutions Magazine: Four Essentials for Effective Learning Using Virtual Reality by Karl Kapp
Effective use of virtual reality for learning is about more than the technology; it’s about the careful application of the theories and research behind the technology.
By Jake Samuelson, Senior Product Manager; Alex Wang, iOS Engineer Are you in a part of the world with unreliable access to WiFI or cellular connection? Do you want to download material to your mobile device while on WiFi to save on data costs? Or are you heading on an adventure where you might be out of […] The post Going Offline: Improvements to our most popular mobile feature appeared first on Coursera Blog.
By Rebecca Quintana, PhD, Learning Experience Designer at the University of Michigan What would it look like for university students to be the content creators for a Coursera social impact campaign course? At the University of Michigan, Dr. Michaela Zint, Professor of Environmental Education & Communication in the University’s School for Environment and Sustainability and […] The post Transforming university students from consumers to developers of online content appeared first on Coursera Blog.
Are you passionate about climate change? Would you like to learn how to address and respond to this challenge? If so, you’re in luck—the University of Michigan recently launched a unique course, designed by a team of students, faculty, and learning specialists, called Act on Climate: Steps to Individual, Community, and Political Action. This course […] The post Want to take action on climate change? The University of Michigan has a course to help appeared first on Coursera Blog.