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Coursera: 5 Courses That Will Make You Happier

5 Courses That Will Make You Happier
2018-03-20 14:47:52

  For the International Day of Happiness, we’ve rounded up five courses and Specializations that can boost your mood and give you the tools to live a more balanced and joy-filled life. It’s true — learning really can help you achieve happiness! Happiness is associated with many positive benefits that can help you improve your […] The post 5 Courses That Will Make You Happier appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: It’s Never Too Late to Become an Entrepreneur

2018-03-19 16:19:16

In his research, Etienne Krieger, HEC Paris Affiliate Professor and Scientific Director of the HEC Entrepreneurship Center, has found that the average age for founding an innovative company is 38. This is a striking contrast to the stereotypical image of the millennial startup founder – so what makes 38 a good age to reinvent your […] The post It’s Never Too Late to Become an Entrepreneur appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Highlights from the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference

Highlights from the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference
2018-03-17 02:35:51

Hundreds of educators, employers, and members from the Coursera team as well as a few students gathered together at Arizona State University for the sixth annual Coursera Partners Conference. Our conference theme — Learners First: Beyond the Campus Walls — brought us together to work toward a future where anyone, anywhere can transform their life […] The post Highlights from the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Using data to power learning: Key insights from the Data Track at the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference

Using data to power learning: Key insights from the Data Track at the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference
2018-03-17 02:33:01

By: Alexandra Urban, Teaching & Learning Specialist Last week at Arizona State University, we gathered together with our partners from around the world at the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference. The conference is a rare opportunity to gather together in person and discuss how we can continue to transform lives through learning. As the leader of […] The post Using data to power learning: Key insights from the Data Track at the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: The magic of teaching online: Key insights from the Instructor Track at the 2018 Coursera Partner Conference

The magic of teaching online: Key insights from the Instructor Track at the 2018 Coursera Partner Conference
2018-03-17 02:32:33

By: Talia Kolodny, Partner Community Manager at Coursera Instructors from across Coursera’s partner community recently gathered at Coursera’s sixth annual Partners Conference to discuss the tools, knowledge, and inspiration needed to create high-quality experiences for learners around the world. Below are 5 key takeaways from the Instructor Track sessions. Lauren Atkins Budde (University of Michigan), […] The post The magic of teaching online: Key insights from the Instructor Track at the 2018 Coursera Partner Conference appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Credentials and the future of education: Key insights from the Administrator Track at the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference

Credentials and the future of education: Key insights from the Administrator Track at the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference
2018-03-17 02:27:54

By: Cathryn Richter, Senior Partnership Manager The 2018 Coursera Partners Conference convened at Arizona State University last week, and credentialing was top of mind as Coursera announced six new degree programs and the pilot of a new product: the MasterTrack™ Certificate. Leaders from Coursera’s partner institutions gathered in the Administrator Track (AT) sessions to discuss […] The post Credentials and the future of education: Key insights from the Administrator Track at the 2018 Coursera Partners Conference appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Saylor.org: Announcement: Summit on the Credentialing Economy in Washington, DC

Announcement: Summit on the Credentialing Economy in Washington, DC
2018-03-15 17:57:06

Saylor Academy and Connecting Credentials are joining forces to host the Summit on the Credentialing Economy on June 7-8 in Washington, DC. This Summit will convene decision makers in higher education, policy, and human resources, as well as funders, providers and employers to go beyond examining the problems in the credentialing marketplace: participants will learn ... Read More ...

 

Saylor.org: New course – Learning in a Digital Age

2018-03-14 14:02:27

We have the pleasure of announcing a brand new course, presented in conjunction with Otago Polytechnic (NZ) and OERu. LiDA100: Learning in a Digital Age provides an opportunity for hands-on practice with digital learning literacies. Although geared toward those involved in higher education, the course is ideal for anyone who wants to build confidence and ... Read More ...

 

edX: Cursos para mejorar y practicar el idioma inglés

Cursos para mejorar y practicar el idioma inglés
2018-03-13 17:13:49

En edX puedes encontrar cursos gratuitos que te ayudarán a mejorar y adquirir nuevas habilidades en el idioma inglés. Algunos de los cursos en los cuales te puedes registrar hoy mismo son: TOELF Test Preparation: The Insider’s Guide ETSx (El curso está abierto para inscripción) IELTS Academic Test Preparation UQx (El curso está abierto para inscripción) English Grammar and Style UQx (El curso está abierto... Read More about Cursos para mejorar y practicar el idioma inglés The post Cursos para mejorar y practicar el idioma inglés appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Coursera: Compassionate Leadership Through Service Learning with Jane Goodall and Roots & Shoots

2018-03-13 15:28:34

“You have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” — Dr. Jane Goodall You can now learn Dr. Jane Goodall’s Roots and Shoots program model through the University of Colorado Boulder on Coursera. It’s is an action-oriented online development course that will teach you how to identify and implement local service-learning campaigns […] The post Compassionate Leadership Through Service Learning with Jane Goodall and Roots & Shoots appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: El uso de los cursos en línea para avanzar profesionalmente. Conoce a Helio

El uso de los cursos en línea para avanzar profesionalmente. Conoce a Helio
2018-03-12 14:58:56

Helio Omar Salerno, estudiante de cursos en línea de Argentina, comparte su experiencia con los cursos de edX y cómo estos le han ayudado a obtener los conocimientos necesarios para avanzar profesionalmente. Hola mi nombre es Helio, actualmente vivo en la ciudad de Arroyo Seco, provincia de Santa Fe, Argentina. Conocí a edX por medio de mi hija de 19 años quien me dijo una... Read More about El uso de los cursos en línea para avanzar profesionalmente. Conoce a Helio The post El uso de los cursos en línea para avanzar profesionalmente. Conoce a Helio appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: 10 cursos para avanzar en tu carrera profesional

10 cursos para avanzar en tu carrera profesional
2018-03-11 16:09:08

Obtén las habilidades clave para el éxito profesional con estos cursos gratuitos en edX. Comienza un curso hoy mismo. Excel: gestión de datos UPValenciaxX (El curso está abierto para inscripción) Inversión extranjera como el motor del desarrollo para América Latina y el Caribe  IDBx (El curso está abierto para inscripción) Branding: ¿cómo convertirte en una gran marca? JaverianaX (El curso está abierto para inscripción) Fundamentos... Read More about 10 cursos para avanzar en tu carrera profesional The post 10 cursos para avanzar en tu carrera profesional appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Coursera: Degrees and Credentials Built for Today’s Learners

Degrees and Credentials Built for Today’s Learners
2018-03-06 07:00:34

  Over the last six years, Coursera has become a destination for 31 million registered learners all over the world to learn from the world’s top universities and industry leaders. In addition to 2,600 courses and 236 Specializations, Coursera and our partners are working together to build more valuable credentials, including becoming a premier destination […] The post Degrees and Credentials Built for Today’s Learners appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: 6 New Degrees Coming to Coursera in Computer Science, Data Science, and Public Health

2018-03-06 07:00:03

People need access to high quality learning more than ever. Degrees are no exception. That’s why we’re working with our university partners to build a new kind of degree experience. Today, we are excited to announce the development of six new degrees: a Master of Computer Science from Arizona State University, a Global Master of […] The post 6 New Degrees Coming to Coursera in Computer Science, Data Science, and Public Health appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Digital Transformation for the Future of Work in India

2018-03-05 23:19:23

The future of work and the future of learning are converging. The rapid pace at which the world is changing due to globalization and technological advancements is changing the way customers behave, the way competitors compete for those customers and the way businesses operate. The nature of jobs is changing and the skills needed to […] The post Digital Transformation for the Future of Work in India appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: La mejor manera de ahorrar en las habilidades que necesitas para alcanzar el éxito profesional

La mejor manera de ahorrar en las habilidades que necesitas para alcanzar el éxito profesional
2018-03-04 15:00:56

En edX creemos que tus grandes ideas comienzan aquí. Estamos comprometidos en ayudarte a llegar a donde quieres estar de una forma eficaz. Es por eso que siempre estamos buscando maneras de mejorar tu experiencia en edX, incluyendo cómo te puedes inscribir en uno de nuestros programas. Hemos escuchado tus comentarios, y hoy estamos muy contentos de poder ofrecer la compra agrupada para nuestros programas... Read More about La mejor manera de ahorrar en las habilidades que necesitas para alcanzar el éxito profesional The post La mejor manera de ahorrar en las habilidades que necesitas para alcanzar el éxito profesional appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: The Best Way to Save on the Skills You Need for Career Success

The Best Way to Save on the Skills You Need for Career Success
2018-03-04 15:00:11

At edX, we believe that your big ideas start here. And we’re committed to helping you get to where you want to be, in as streamlined a way as possible. That’s why we’re always looking for ways to improve your edX experience, including how you enroll in a program. We listened to your feedback, and today, we’re excited to now offer bundled program purchasing for... Read More about The Best Way to Save on the Skills You Need for Career Success The post The Best Way to Save on the Skills You Need for Career Success appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Cursos disponibles del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo

Cursos disponibles del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
2018-03-03 23:36:51

En edX puedes encontrar cursos gratuitos del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo. Los cursos cubren áreas tan diversas como la gestión de proyectos sociales, la nueva economía digital en América Latina y el Caribe, la seguridad vial, el desarrollo social y muchas temáticas más. Conoce algunos cursos gratuitos del BID disponibles para inscripción: Gestión de proyectos de desarrollo IDBx (El curso está abierto para inscripción) Datos para... Read More about Cursos disponibles del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo The post Cursos disponibles del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Coursera: Sustainable Development in the 21st Century with Ban Ki-moon

2018-03-01 16:34:07

Mr. Ban Ki-moon served two consecutive terms as Secretary-General of the United Nations (2007-2016). Throughout his tenure at the UN, Mr. Ban sought to be a bridge builder, to give voice to the world’s poorest and most vulnerable, and to make the organization itself more transparent and effective. Mr. Ban worked closely with member states […] The post Sustainable Development in the 21st Century with Ban Ki-moon appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: La importancia del aprendizaje constante. Conoce a Christian.

La importancia del aprendizaje constante. Conoce a Christian.
2018-02-28 19:46:11

Christian Sanabria, un apasionado por los cursos en línea nos comparte la importancia de la actualización académica para continuar avanzando profesionalmente. El primer MOOC que Christian realizó en edX fue Introducción a la gestión de proyectos. Mi nombre es Christian y soy de Costa Rica. En 1994 ingresé a la carrera de Ingeniería en Computación en el Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica, universidad pública dedicada a... Read More about La importancia del aprendizaje constante. Conoce a Christian. The post La importancia del aprendizaje constante. Conoce a Christian. appeared first on edX Blog.