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edX: edX Partners Top World’s Most Innovative Universities

edX Partners Top World’s Most Innovative Universities
2017-10-11 19:09:30

The international news agency, Reuters, recently released their list of the World’s Most Innovative Universities and we’re excited to announce that seven of the world’s top 10 universities are edX partners! Amongst the top 10 are Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Pennsylvania, KU Leuven,  University of Washington, University of Michigan and the University of Texas System, which includes edX partners; The University of Texas at Arlington, The University of Texas at Austin, The University... Read More about edX Partners Top World’s Most Innovative Universities The post edX Partners Top World’s Most Innovative Universities appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Saylor.org: Welcoming our new Manager of Instructional Design

Welcoming our new Manager of Instructional Design
2017-10-10 19:15:44

We are pleased to welcome Cherisse Gardner, our new Manager of Instructional Design, to the Saylor Academy team. Ms. Gardner’s deep knowledge in learning technology, educational content management, and instructional design will help to drive course and content design for Saylor Academy as we turn the corner into 2018. “With Cherisse, I am excited to ... Read More ...

 

edX: Hyperledger: Advancing Cross-Industry Blockchain Technologies

Hyperledger: Advancing Cross-Industry Blockchain Technologies
2017-10-10 12:51:57

The Linux Foundation, the world’s leading organization assisting top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and commercial adoption, announced its newest massive open online course (MOOC) on edX, Blockchain for Business: An Introduction to Hyperledger. Hyperledger is an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies, and is hosted under the Linux Foundation. This introductory course for technical... Read More about Hyperledger: Advancing Cross-Industry Blockchain Technologies The post Hyperledger: Advancing Cross-Industry Blockchain Technologies appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Hyperledger: Advancing Cross-Industry Blockchain Technologies

Hyperledger: Advancing Cross-Industry Blockchain Technologies
2017-10-10 12:51:57

The Linux Foundation, the world’s leading organization assisting top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and commercial adoption, announced its newest massive open online course (MOOC) on edX, Blockchain for Business: An Introduction to Hyperledger. Hyperledger is an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies, and is hosted under the Linux Foundation. This introductory course for technical... Read More about Hyperledger: Advancing Cross-Industry Blockchain Technologies The post Hyperledger: Advancing Cross-Industry Blockchain Technologies appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Boost Assessment Effectiveness with Mini-Scenarios by Pamela S. Hogle

Boost Assessment Effectiveness with Mini-Scenarios by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-10-10 04:01:00

Learn how mini-scenarios can boost the effectiveness of multiple-choice assessments by adding realism and storytelling.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Marc My Words: The Coming Knowledge Tsunami by Marc Rosenberg

Marc My Words: The Coming Knowledge Tsunami by Marc Rosenberg
2017-10-10 04:01:00

Knowledge will likely be doubling every 11 to 12 hours by 2020. Are you ready to learn, unlearn, and relearn at that rate?

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Microlearning at John Hancock Investments Drives Results by Charles Rizzo

Microlearning at John Hancock Investments Drives Results by Charles Rizzo
2017-10-09 04:01:00

Although microlearning is a key support for flawless execution in complex financial services, it may not be what you think it is.

 

Saylor.org: The Weekend Assignment: Language

2017-10-06 20:34:54

This week’s Weekend Assignment revolves around the theme of language. What is considered a language? How many languages are there in the world? What language has the largest alphabet? These are a few questions you could dive into. Before you briefly become a linguist this weekend let’s explore the previous assignment on community. com·mu·ni·ty /kəˈmyo͞onədē/ ... Read More ...

 

edX: Higher Education Needs a Re-think to Train Tomorrow’s Workforce

Higher Education Needs a Re-think to Train Tomorrow’s Workforce
2017-10-05 14:47:58

This article and an accompanying video originally ran on OZY – you can view the original post here.  Anant Agarwal is a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the CEO of edX, the online learning destination founded by Harvard and MIT.The ways in which the nature of work is changing beyond our control necessitate a more flexible education system, with “students” no longer being defined just as 18-to-22-year-olds on... Read More about Higher Education Needs a Re-think to Train Tomorrow’s Workforce The post Higher Education Needs a Re-think to Train Tomorrow’s Workforce appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Higher Education Needs a Re-think to Train Tomorrow’s Workforce

Higher Education Needs a Re-think to Train Tomorrow’s Workforce
2017-10-05 14:47:58

This article and an accompanying video originally ran on OZY – you can view the original post here.  Anant Agarwal is a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the CEO of edX, the online learning destination founded by Harvard and MIT.The ways in which the nature of work is changing beyond our control necessitate a more flexible education system, with “students” no longer being defined just as 18-to-22-year-olds on... Read More about Higher Education Needs a Re-think to Train Tomorrow’s Workforce The post Higher Education Needs a Re-think to Train Tomorrow’s Workforce appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Discover—But Don't Misuse—the Wealth of Open-Access Media by Pamela S. Hogle

Discover—But Don't Misuse—the Wealth of Open-Access Media by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-10-05 04:01:00

Learn the ins and outs of open-access media licenses—then enhance eLearning with free photos, graphics, audio, and video.

 

edX: 12 cursos en español que puedes comenzar en octubre

12 cursos en español que puedes comenzar en octubre
2017-10-04 18:46:51

Te presentamos algunos de los cursos que puedes comenzar en octubre. Los cursos incluyen temáticas en ciencias de la computación, gestión de proyectos, innovación, educación, biología, administración de negocios y muchas más. Otros cursos en línea gratis. Datos para la efectividad de las políticas públicas IDBX (El curso está abierto para registro) Aproximación neuropsicológica de la lecto-escritura en la etapa escolar JaverianaX (El curso está... Read More about 12 cursos en español que puedes comenzar en octubre The post 12 cursos en español que puedes comenzar en octubre appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: 12 cursos en español que puedes comenzar en octubre

12 cursos en español que puedes comenzar en octubre
2017-10-04 18:46:51

Te presentamos algunos de los cursos que puedes comenzar en octubre. Los cursos incluyen temáticas en ciencias de la computación, gestión de proyectos, innovación, educación, biología, administración de negocios y muchas más. Otros cursos en línea gratis. Datos para la efectividad de las políticas públicas IDBX (El curso está abierto para registro) Aproximación neuropsicológica de la lecto-escritura en la etapa escolar JaverianaX (El curso está... Read More about 12 cursos en español que puedes comenzar en octubre The post 12 cursos en español que puedes comenzar en octubre appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Upskilling his Web programming expertise with JavaScript: Meet, Jean-Claude

Upskilling his Web programming expertise with JavaScript: Meet, Jean-Claude
2017-10-04 14:48:03

I’m a software developer with many years of Java and Web programming experience. However, I recently attended an industry conference and realized that Web programming has changed a lot in recent years, especially with the release of new standards such as HTML5 and ES6. I realized that I needed to upskill and refresh my knowledge of Web programming in order to be best prepared for... Read More about Upskilling his Web programming expertise with JavaScript: Meet, Jean-Claude The post Upskilling his Web programming expertise with JavaScript: Meet, Jean-Claude appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Upskilling his Web programming expertise with JavaScript: Meet, Jean-Claude

Upskilling his Web programming expertise with JavaScript: Meet, Jean-Claude
2017-10-04 14:48:03

I’m a software developer with many years of Java and Web programming experience. However, I recently attended an industry conference and realized that Web programming has changed a lot in recent years, especially with the release of new standards such as HTML5 and ES6. I realized that I needed to upskill and refresh my knowledge of Web programming in order to be best prepared for... Read More about Upskilling his Web programming expertise with JavaScript: Meet, Jean-Claude The post Upskilling his Web programming expertise with JavaScript: Meet, Jean-Claude appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: A Guide to Networking at Business Events by Susan Jacobs

A Guide to Networking at Business Events by Susan Jacobs
2017-10-04 04:01:00

Making small talk is a tall order for some people, yet the ability to carry on a conversation with a stranger at a business event is an important skill.

 

edX: Microsoft Professional Programs: Cloud Administration and DevOps

Microsoft Professional Programs: Cloud Administration and DevOps
2017-10-03 20:44:05

We’re excited to announce the continued expansion of the Microsoft Professional Program (MPP) with the addition of two new tracks, Cloud Administration and DevOps. Like other courses in the Microsoft Professional Program, these tracks offer: Job-ready skills in technical domains of the greatest demand. Rigorous, industry-validated structured learning paths. Hands-on, real-world exercises to test and validate learner skills. Challenging and exciting capstone projects that enable... Read More about Microsoft Professional Programs: Cloud Administration and DevOps The post Microsoft Professional Programs: Cloud Administration and DevOps appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Microsoft Professional Programs: Cloud Administration and DevOps

Microsoft Professional Programs: Cloud Administration and DevOps
2017-10-03 20:44:05

We’re excited to announce the continued expansion of the Microsoft Professional Program (MPP) with the addition of two new tracks, Cloud Administration and DevOps. Like other courses in the Microsoft Professional Program, these tracks offer: Job-ready skills in technical domains of the greatest demand. Rigorous, industry-validated structured learning paths. Hands-on, real-world exercises to test and validate learner skills. Challenging and exciting capstone projects that enable... Read More about Microsoft Professional Programs: Cloud Administration and DevOps The post Microsoft Professional Programs: Cloud Administration and DevOps appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Saylor.org: Jeff Davidson named Saylor Academy Executive Director

Jeff Davidson named Saylor Academy Executive Director
2017-10-03 20:38:09

We are pleased to announce Jeff Davidson as the new Executive Director of Saylor Academy. In his long-standing role as Director of Strategic Relationships, Jeff led the initial push to receive college credit recommendations for Saylor courses and has connected Saylor Academy to key partner institutions and organizations. During his tenure, Jeff has become a ... Read More ...

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Nuts and Bolts: “Counterpunch” by Jane Bozarth

Nuts and Bolts: “Counterpunch” by Jane Bozarth
2017-10-03 04:01:00

Good eLearning relies more on creative, thoughtful design than on authoring tools. Many reasons why you “can’t do something” turn out to be myths.