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Coursera: Machine learning case study: Predicting housing prices

Machine learning case study: Predicting housing prices
2017-03-09 18:00:40

Sneak peek videos give you a glimpse into top courses on popular topics. Today’s featured video is from the Machine Learning Specialization, offered by the University of Washington. Dr. Emily Fox, Amazon Professor of Machine Learning at the University of Washington, illustrates a practical application of machine learning – using a simple regression model to estimate the […] The post Machine learning case study: Predicting housing prices appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: #GAConf Celebrates Progress Toward Accessible Gaming by Pamela S. Hogle

#GAConf Celebrates Progress Toward Accessible Gaming by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-03-09 05:01:00

Disability is created when game designers put barriers to access in their games, according to #GAConf organizer Ian Hamilton. Avoiding or removing those barriers is the goal of a group of developers committed to inclusive gaming who gathered in San Francisco for the one-day conference on February 27.

 

edX: From MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp to Boomtown

2017-03-08 16:00:26

This post originally ran on MIT News. An MIT global entrepreneur launches one of the world’s most innovative companies. A few years ago, a young engineer named Yen Pei Tay enrolled in MIT’s Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp. He had taken the Entrepreneurship 101 and 102 massive open online courses (MOOCs) through MITx and was ready to test an idea for a new digital platform. He had... Read More about From MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp to Boomtown The post From MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp to Boomtown appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Coursera: Role models matter: Female instructors can help close the gender gap in STEM

Role models matter: Female instructors can help close the gender gap in STEM
2017-03-08 15:55:44

By Emily Glassberg Sands, Data Science Manager, and Vinod Bakthavachalam, Data Scientist, Coursera Coursera was founded on the belief that education can help anyone, anywhere improve their career and life outcomes. We strive to enable global, inclusive access to high-quality education – especially for those who have historically been underrepresented in university classrooms. In honor of […] The post Role models matter: Female instructors can help close the gender gap in STEM appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Iversity: Video Production: A Hands-On Tutorial for Online Learning Content

2017-03-08 10:57:43

Camera For professional quality video production, you need a Full-HD Camera with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Also make sure to have enough memory sticks and spare batteries.  Recommended cameras: Canon EOS, Nikon D, Sony HDR. Video Format High Quality HD videos 16:9 Format H.264 codec or similar we recommend 1920 x 1080 (1080p […] The post Video Production: A Hands-On Tutorial for Online Learning Content appeared first on iversity Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Learning Leader Julie Dirksen Advises: Diagnose the Problem Before Turning to Training by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Leader Julie Dirksen Advises: Diagnose the Problem Before Turning to Training by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-03-08 05:01:00

If training fails to change employees’ behavior, the problem might not be a training issue. Diagnosing the problem is essential to creating lasting behavior change.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Inspire Your Development Team and SMEs: Communicate the Wins by Seniye Groff

Inspire Your Development Team and SMEs: Communicate the Wins by Seniye Groff
2017-03-08 05:01:00

People love to be successful, and they also want to receive recognition for their “wins.” But you can’t just assume they know their how their hard work has paid off, especially when everyone is busy all the time. Here are one manager’s “lessons learned,” including a simple method for documenting her team’s accomplishments and recognizing their contributions in a highly visible way.

 

Coursera: Learning without limits: Creating inclusive course communities on Coursera

2017-03-08 01:20:15

By Talia Kolodny, Teaching and Learning Specialist, Coursera We envision a world where anyone, anywhere can transform their life by accessing the world’s best learning experience. But what does access really mean? How can we make sure that great education is actually accessible to everyone? That every learner feels included, valued and heard? In order […] The post Learning without limits: Creating inclusive course communities on Coursera appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Saylor.org: Saylor Academy now has 31 courses recommended for 91 credits

2017-03-07 18:30:14

We are very happy to officially announce nine courses newly recommended for college credit by the American Council on Education (ACE®). Check out today’s press release for the full details: Saylor Academy Expands Tuition-Free Direct Credit Program to 91 Credits With these new recommendations, our zero-tuition Direct Credit program now offers 31 college-level courses that ... Read More ...

 

Coursera: Leading companies across Europe are adopting Coursera for Business

2017-03-07 08:00:07

By Stephanie Durand – Head of Enterprise, EMEA, Coursera Last August, we embarked on our journey to serve enterprise learners with a specific offering, built on Coursera’s unmatched technology platform and content foundation. Since then we’ve been deeply honored to partner with many leading companies in applying our solution to create an holistic corporate learning […] The post Leading companies across Europe are adopting Coursera for Business appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Leading companies across Europe are adopting Coursera for Business

2017-03-07 08:00:07

By Stephanie Durand – Head of Enterprise, EMEA, Coursera Last August, we embarked on our journey to serve enterprise learners with a specific offering, built on Coursera’s unmatched technology platform and content foundation. Since then we’ve been deeply honored to partner with many leading companies in applying our solution to create an holistic corporate learning […] The post Leading companies across Europe are adopting Coursera for Business appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Here to There: Unlocking Business Insights with Data and Analytics by Glenn Bull

Here to There: Unlocking Business Insights with Data and Analytics by Glenn Bull
2017-03-07 05:01:00

As our conversations focus on extracting better data about learning, we wonder: How do we get from where we are today to where the business wants us to be? Other fields reap the benefits of innovations in the cloud, big data, analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence, but we can feel left behind—and we are, but we have some difficult history to overcome.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Nuts and Bolts: Self-Directed Learning by Jane Bozarth

Nuts and Bolts: Self-Directed Learning by Jane Bozarth
2017-03-07 05:01:00

How many ways do workers voluntarily, intentionally learn? There are more ways than conferences! From books to YouTube to social media, the list can get pretty long when you really think about it. Jane walks you through some methods, some examples, and maybe even some inspiration.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Use a Digital Portfolio to Showcase Skills, Accomplishments by Pamela S. Hogle

Use a Digital Portfolio to Showcase Skills, Accomplishments by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-03-07 05:01:00

A digital portfolio offers a flexible, shareable way to showcase skills, highlight work examples, or provide information on a company’s products and services. Whatever the goal, certain elements are essential to a successful portfolio.

 

edX: 3 Things Every Businessperson Should Know About Chinese Culture

3 Things Every Businessperson Should Know About Chinese Culture
2017-03-06 16:57:59

This is a guest post from Professor Roland Boer, instructor of Mao To Now: On Chinese Marxism. It’s no secret that China has emerged as one of the most important markets in the world to understand. No matter which sector you work in, due to the unrelenting spread of globalisation, it is highly likely that you will be doing business in or with what is expected to become... Read More about 3 Things Every Businessperson Should Know About Chinese Culture The post 3 Things Every Businessperson Should Know About Chinese Culture appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Online Compliance Training: An Adaptive Approach by Lyndon Lovell

Online Compliance Training: An Adaptive Approach by Lyndon Lovell
2017-03-06 05:01:00

Much training in organizations today is repetitive and does not take into account learners’ prior knowledge and experience. This is especially evident in yearly or biennial online mandatory compliance training. The training can be costly, both financially and from a reputational viewpoint, for the organization and the individual. How can we fix this problem?

 

Coursera: Coursera collaborates with Google Cloud to foster a global ecosystem of skilled cloud talent

2017-03-03 14:00:07

By Leah Belsky, Vice President of Global Business Development, Coursera Cloud computing is one of today’s hottest career paths. With companies rapidly shifting their infrastructure to the cloud, the demand for cloud computing experts is enormous. In fact, adoption of cloud technology is often limited not by cost, complexity, or security, but by the shortage […] The post Coursera collaborates with Google Cloud to foster a global ecosystem of skilled cloud talent appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Learner Story: From Finance Professional to Online Entrepreneur

2017-03-02 22:52:26

Matteo, a young professional in Italy, had always followed a safe, predictable path – good grades, a degree in finance, and then a stable full-time office job. But he felt restless and unsatisfied. He had an untapped passion for learning and teaching, and he’d always been curious about other careers in other fields, especially computer […] The post Learner Story: From Finance Professional to Online Entrepreneur appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Mobile or Not, eLearning Needs Strong Visual Design by Pamela S. Hogle

Mobile or Not, eLearning Needs Strong Visual Design by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-03-02 05:01:00

Anyone can learn the basic principles of good visual design; applying them to eLearning can make it more effective.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: JoomlaLMS Has Announced the Release of JoomlaLMS 2.1.0 by News Editor

JoomlaLMS Has Announced the Release of JoomlaLMS 2.1.0 by News Editor
2017-03-02 05:01:00

JoomlaLMS, an eLearning company and provider of a fully functional LMS solution for Joomla! CMS, has announced the release of JoomlaLMS version 2.1.0. The new release focuses on significant performance and data visualization improvements.