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Learning Solutions Magazine: Essential Elements of Learning Game Design by Pamela S. Hogle
Turning something into a game might not make it a better learning tool; learn which game elements help—or harm—learning.
Learning Solutions Magazine: Marc My Words: eLearning and Civics Education—Back to School by Marc Rosenberg
Civics education, necessary for a thriving democracy, is an ideal eLearning application project on a national scale. And not just for high school students!
Learning Solutions Magazine: L&D Executives Seek Learning Architects by Susan Jacobs
Learning architects are in high demand and short supply. The good news is that instructional designers can morph their skill sets to take on the role.
Saylor.org: The Weekend Assignment: Cities
This Weekend Assignment revolves around the theme of Cities. Take a stroll through your city/town and learn something new. Before you go on your weekend hike let’s take out the map and explore the previous Weekend Assignment. Maps have long been created and used to navigate the world around us, but the earliest known map ... Read More ...
Learn from the best! Times Higher Education (THE) recently released its 2017-18 World University Rankings list, and we’re excited to announce that nine of the world’s top 10 universities are edX partners! Among the top 10 are Oxford, Caltech, MIT, Harvard University, Princeton University, Imperial College London, ETH Zurich, University of Chicago, and University of Pennsylvania– with even more edX partners appearing on the full list. In THE’s rankings, each university is comprehensively evaluated... Read More about EdX Partners Top Times Higher Education World University Rankings The post EdX Partners Top Times Higher Education World University Rankings appeared first on edX Blog.
Learning Solutions Magazine: Mobile Reinforcement Crushes the Forgetting Curve by Pamela S. Hogle
Mobile reinforcement can make learning stick and boost the effectiveness of training. DemoFest award-winner SwissVBS shows how to defeat the forgetting curve.
We are honored to announce that The University of Naples Federico II, the oldest public non-religious university in the world, located in Naples, Italy, has joined the edX community. Federico II is the first Italian institution to join the edX global network of over 130 partners, providing high-quality educational content to almost 13 million learners, who come to edX from every country in the world.... Read More about EdX Welcomes The University of Naples Federico II! The post EdX Welcomes The University of Naples Federico II! appeared first on edX Blog.
Siamo onorati di annunciare che l’Università di Napoli Federico II, la più antica università laica nel mondo, è da oggi un nuovo membro della comunità di edX. La Federico II è la prima istituzione italiana ad entrare nella rete globale di edX, che coinvolge più di 130 partner offrendo contenuti accademici di alta qualità a più di 13 milioni di studenti che raggiungono edX da... Read More about EdX dà il benvenuto all’Università di Napoli Federico II! The post EdX dà il benvenuto all’Università di Napoli Federico II! appeared first on edX Blog.
Learning Solutions Magazine: Digital Learning: An Interview with David Kelly by Susan Jacobs
Digital learning reflects a fundamental change in the behavior of learners today, and has far-reaching repercussions for training departments.
By taking courses on Coursera, Chris was able to improve his ability to support victims as a certified Sexual Assault Victim Advocate. Here’s Chris’ story: I’m currently living in the United Kingdom, finishing up an Executive MBA and serving in the United States Air Force. I also volunteer with the Air Force’s Sexual Assault Prevention […] The post #LearnActImpact: Building skills and empathy to support assault victims appeared first on Coursera Blog.
Dr. Angela Duckworth is Founder and CEO of Character Lab and Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. She co-teaches the Positive Psychology: Character, Grit, and Research Methods course, part of the Foundations of Positive Psychology Specialization on Coursera. In 2013, she did a popular TED Talk that touched upon […] The post Positively Gritty: A Conversation with Dr. Angela Duckworth appeared first on Coursera Blog.
Learning Solutions Magazine: Leaders in the Limelight: Matt Peters by Susan Jacobs
Learning leader Matt Peters, director of talent development at Visa, illuminates some of the key factors that have influenced his career.
Learning Solutions Magazine: Nuts and Bolts: Learner Beliefs About Learning by Jane Bozarth
We talk about learner “attitudes,” about learner engagement, and what motivates them to learn. But do learner beliefs about learning affect what and how they learn?
Learning Solutions Magazine: The Impact of Words Is Felt Beyond eLearning by Pamela S. Hogle
Word choice can open a window on a company’s culture. Choose words in your eLearning that include and empower—not marginalize.
Learning Solutions Magazine: Choosing a Cloud for Training: General Purpose or Specialized? by Muly Gottlieb
Cloud-based training means students can learn from anywhere with an internet connection. But what kind of cloud makes sense for your company? It depends.
Selma Guadalupe Morales, de México, comparte cómo los cursos online gratis la han empoderado para desarrollarse profesionalmente y continuar trabajando para lograr sus metas. Mi nombre es Selma Guadalupe Morales Herández, soy mexicana y vivo en Querétaro. Cuando conocí a edX, yo era estudiante de segundo semestre de la licenciatura en derecho de una universidad pública local, no podía costear cursos o capacitaciones, por lo que... Read More about Empoderamiento profesional gracias a los cursos online. Conoce a Selma Guadalupe. The post Empoderamiento profesional gracias a los cursos online. Conoce a Selma Guadalupe. appeared first on edX Blog.
Te presentamos algunos cursos gratis online que puedes comenzar en septiembre. En edX puedes tomar cursos en temáticas tan variadas como ciencias de la computación, administración de empresas, arquitectura, historia, realidad social y matemáticas. Realidad social Latinoamericana IDBX( El curso está abierto para registro ) Políticas efectivas de desarrollo infantil IDBX (El curso está abierto para registro) Diseña, fabrica y programa tu propio robot UPValenciaX (El... Read More about 12 cursos online en español que puedes comenzar en septiembre The post 12 cursos online en español que puedes comenzar en septiembre appeared first on edX Blog.
As part of the Meet the Courserians blog series, we caught up with Janani Subramanian, Product Manager at Coursera. Before her role as a PM, Janani studied neuroscience and spent two and a half years on the Coursera Teaching and Learning team. What initially sparked your interested in neuroscience? Two influential books: The Selfish Gene […] The post Meet the Courserians: Janani Subramanian, “in pursuit of truth” appeared first on Coursera Blog.
“E-commerce activities will be replaced with a total integration of online, offline, logistics and data across a single value chain.” – Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba Jack Ma’s words are right on target. E-commerce, which oozed ultra-modern just a few years ago, has been eclipsed by a new kid on the block. Its name may be a mouthful, but omnichannel marketing is leading the pack in... Read More about Five Tips for Developing an Omnichannel Strategy The post Five Tips for Developing an Omnichannel Strategy appeared first on edX Blog.