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Coursera: Meet the Courserians: Siong Chan, ‘There is no right answer in product design”

2018-01-04 18:18:21

As part of the Meet the Courserians blog series, we caught up with Siong Chan, Product Design Manager at Coursera. One of his primary missions is to align products and features developed to meet learner needs. Over the past 13+ years (with the most recent 5 as a design leader) he has helped envision design […] The post Meet the Courserians: Siong Chan, ‘There is no right answer in product design” appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Using Storytelling in eLearning Can Drive Behavior Change by Pamela S. Hogle

Using Storytelling in eLearning Can Drive Behavior Change by Pamela S. Hogle
2018-01-03 05:01:00

Humans have engaged in storytelling throughout history. Through their power to engage listeners (or viewers) and influence their behavior and even their belief systems, stories are an essential element of eLearning strategy. Using storytelling in eLearning can help drive behavior change and influence a company’s culture.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Leaders in the Limelight: Michael Lesker by Susan Jacobs

Leaders in the Limelight: Michael Lesker by Susan Jacobs
2018-01-02 05:01:00

Michael Lesker discusses some of the influences that have shaped his career as a learning leader at SiriusXM Satellite Radio.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Nuts and Bolts: Getting Back to Our Roots by Jane Bozarth

Nuts and Bolts: Getting Back to Our Roots by Jane Bozarth
2018-01-02 05:01:00

Somehow we lost sight of eLearning’s mission: just-in-time, just-for-me learning opportunities, quick to deploy and easy to access. Back to our roots!

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Top 2017 Content Explores Latest Tools, Strategies—and Myths by Pamela S. Hogle

Top 2017 Content Explores Latest Tools, Strategies—and Myths by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-12-28 05:01:00

The top 2017 content published in Learning Solutions covers the gamut—eLearning tools and strategies, demolishing myths, analyzing ways to work with SMEs.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Quinnsights: Working Smarter by Clark N. Quinn

Quinnsights: Working Smarter by Clark N. Quinn
2017-12-26 05:01:00

Findings in situated cognition, distributed cognition, and social cognition help us understand how to work smarter, and how to help others do so.

 

Coursera: Top 10 Career Launching Courses of 2017

2017-12-21 18:34:43

We’ve highlighted the top ten courses that have launched careers for learners around the world. Learners from all around the world use Coursera to get in-demand skills that help launch their careers. Whether they’re diving into a new job, seeking a promotion, or gaining knowledge for a current role, our goal is to help learners […] The post Top 10 Career Launching Courses of 2017 appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: Support the Future of Education. Donate to edX Today!

2017-12-21 14:22:29

Thank you for being a part of the edX learner community this year! I am truly inspired by what you all accomplished in 2017 – the courses taken and the credentials earned. I am also inspired by your motivation to use the knowledge you have gained on edX to achieve your dreams during this year. Whether that meant getting the promotion you’ve been working toward... Read More about Support the Future of Education. Donate to edX Today! The post Support the Future of Education. Donate to edX Today! appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Consider Scrum Framework for Efficient eLearning Development by Pamela S. Hogle

Consider Scrum Framework for Efficient eLearning Development by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-12-21 05:01:00

The Scrum framework for project development offers a flexible, iterative approach to creating eLearning.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Diversify Content and Structure to Create Global eLearning by Pamela S. Hogle

Diversify Content and Structure to Create Global eLearning by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-12-20 05:01:00

Creating global eLearning entails more than translating content. Awareness of cultural differences can help presenters avoid misunderstandings.

 

Coursera: Fashion As Design: A Conversation with Paola Antonelli

2017-12-19 18:23:09

Paola Antonelli joined The Museum of Modern Art in 1994 and is a Senior Curator in the Department of Architecture & Design, as well as MoMA’s founding Director of Research & Development. She teaches the course Fashion as Design, which looks at a selection of more than 70 garments and accessories, ranging from kente cloth […] The post Fashion As Design: A Conversation with Paola Antonelli appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Leaders in the Limelight: Martin Boult by Susan Jacobs

Leaders in the Limelight: Martin Boult by Susan Jacobs
2017-12-19 05:01:00

Martin Boult, a learning leader who oversees training for the New Zealand Defence Force, invests in himself with continuous, lifelong learning.

 

edX: La Fundación Pies Descalzos y edX trabajan en conjunto para fomentar la educación en América Latina

2017-12-17 21:28:22

La Fundación Pies Descalzos y edX han unido esfuerzos para trabajar en conjunto y generar un mayor impacto educativo en América Latina. Esta alianza se enfocará en darle visibilidad a los proyectos en los cuales las dos instituciones están trabajando, los cuales están enfocados en entregar los conocimientos que  los individuos necesitan para ser exitosos en su vida personal y profesional. La Fundación Pies Descalzos... Read More about La Fundación Pies Descalzos y edX trabajan en conjunto para fomentar la educación en América Latina The post La Fundación Pies Descalzos y edX trabajan en conjunto para fomentar la educación en América Latina appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Descubre cursos en todos los niveles

Descubre cursos en todos los niveles
2017-12-15 17:18:09

Si estás comenzando una nueva carrera o avanzando en tu posición actual, edX tiene los cursos que se acoplan a tus necesidades. ¡Comienza a explorar un curso hoy mismo! De igual forma te invitamos a explorar los cursos gratuitos en línea de las mejores universidades en edX. Gestión de proyectos sociales para ONGS y organizaciones de la sociedad civil IDBX (El curso está abierto para inscripción) Defensores... Read More about Descubre cursos en todos los niveles The post Descubre cursos en todos los niveles appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Coursera: Year in Review: 10 Most Popular Courses in 2017

2017-12-14 18:55:19

Artificial intelligence, bitcoin, programming, English, and learning skills top this year’s list. Coursera has become a top destination for people around the world to learn skills that help them succeed personally and professionally. With over 30 million registered learners – many who are looking for a leg up in their careers – we are able […] The post Year in Review: 10 Most Popular Courses in 2017 appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Target Business Goals with Measurable Learning Objectives by Pamela S. Hogle

Target Business Goals with Measurable Learning Objectives by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-12-14 05:01:00

Writing measurable learning objectives is an essential step in ensuring that eLearning addresses business goals.

 

Coursera: Become a Business Analyst with the Ultimate Guide

2017-12-13 22:54:41

Do you want to become a business analyst? What courses should you take to prepare you for the job? Our career guide brings you a step-by-step path on how to become a qualified candidate, teaching you everything you need to know to succeed. Read on to discover if it’s the right path for you: What […] The post Become a Business Analyst with the Ultimate Guide appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: 5 Ways to Identify Effective Unconscious Bias Training

2017-12-13 18:58:36

Organizations and business professionals are becoming more and more aware that everyone has unconscious bias. But having an unconscious bias doesn’t make us bad—it just makes us human. Unconscious biases can have a significant negative impact on workplaces, leading to differences in who gets hired and recruited, who gets offered new opportunities, and whose voice is listened to in meetings and beyond. With training, however,... Read More about 5 Ways to Identify Effective Unconscious Bias Training The post 5 Ways to Identify Effective Unconscious Bias Training appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Using Video for Learning: New eLearning Guild Research by Stephen Haskin

Using Video for Learning: New eLearning Guild Research by Stephen Haskin
2017-12-13 05:01:00

Video for learning is growing in importance, and designers are finding more ways to use it. The latest eLearning Guild research puts numbers to the trend.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Using Video for Learning: New eLearning Guild Research by Stephen Haskin

Using Video for Learning: New eLearning Guild Research by Stephen Haskin
2017-12-13 05:01:00

Video for learning is growing in importance, and designers are finding more ways to use it. The latest eLearning Guild research puts numbers to the trend.