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Coursera: What’s Your Coursera Story?

2017-12-07 21:57:42

Has taking a course on Coursera impacted your life in any way, big or small? Whether learning helped you transform your career, connect with your community, or just see the world a little differently – we want to hear your story! Capture a few reflections on your Coursera experience in a short video and send […] The post What’s Your Coursera Story? appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Each Phase of ADDIE Encompasses Core Tasks for IDs by Pamela S. Hogle

Each Phase of ADDIE Encompasses Core Tasks for IDs by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-12-07 05:01:00

The ADDIE instructional design model encompasses specific tasks that aid instructional designers in creating successful eLearning.

 

edX: Congratulations to the edX Prize winners!

2017-12-07 01:13:51

We are delighted to announce that University of Newcastle Professors Andrew Howells and Bernadette Drabsch have been named the winners of the edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions in Online Teaching and Learning! The edX Prize is an annual award to celebrate the contributions and innovations of MOOC teachers in the edX community. I was honored to present the award to Professors Howells and Drabsch at... Read More about Congratulations to the edX Prize winners! The post Congratulations to the edX Prize winners! appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Congratulations and Thank You to HK PolyU!

2017-12-06 22:36:19

Today, I would like to invite the edX global community of learners and partners to join me in congratulating and thanking the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HK PolyU)!The congratulations today comes as the internationally renowned university celebrates its 80th Anniversary! Since 1937, HK PolyU has been fueled by a mission to provide students with an education that prepares them to become global citizens through quality... Read More about Congratulations and Thank You to HK PolyU! The post Congratulations and Thank You to HK PolyU! appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Coursera: A Writer’s Dream of Getting Published

2017-12-06 21:55:59

Charlene Gibb is a writer living in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. After taking the Creative Writing Specialization by Wesleyan University she was able to accomplish her dream of becoming a published author. Read her story: I have lived in Toronto, Canada for almost thirty years after being raised in Windsor. Born in England, my family moved […] The post A Writer’s Dream of Getting Published appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: Global Forum 2017: Welcome, edX partners, from all over the world!

2017-12-05 14:00:11

We are excited to kick off the 2017 edX Global Forum, an event that brings together the entire edX community to explore the future of education. EdX partners from all over the globe are joining us in Whistler, British Columbia, this week, where edX partner, The University of British Columbia (UBC), is our incredible and gracious host. We are thankful to UBC for bringing the... Read More about Global Forum 2017: Welcome, edX partners, from all over the world! The post Global Forum 2017: Welcome, edX partners, from all over the world! appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Leaders in the Limelight: Neha Gupta by Susan Jacobs

Leaders in the Limelight: Neha Gupta by Susan Jacobs
2017-12-05 05:01:00

Neha Gupta discusses leaving a leadership role at Citigroup, which employs 17,000, to join an 11-person startup.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Nuts and Bolts: What Are Your 2018 Goals? by Jane Bozarth

Nuts and Bolts: What Are Your 2018 Goals? by Jane Bozarth
2017-12-05 05:01:00

You’re probably thinking about your 2018 goals this month. But do they include better compliance training? Here’s why they should.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Typography Plays a Key Role in eLearning UX by Pamela S. Hogle

Typography Plays a Key Role in eLearning UX by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-12-05 05:01:00

A key factor in UX, typography helps set the tone of eLearning. It can affect cognitive load and even influence learner engagement.

 

edX: Celebrate CSEdWeek and Save: Try an Hour of Code on edX

Celebrate CSEdWeek and Save: Try an Hour of Code on edX
2017-12-04 15:32:52

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Saylor.org: The Weekend Assignment: Calendars

2017-12-01 23:01:18

This Weekend Assignment revolves around the theme of calendars. When was the first calendar created? Why was it created? How many types calendars are used today? These are few questions you can explore. But first let’s look at the previous assignment, food. Almost all major holidays around the world have one similar component, food. They ... Read More ...

 

Coursera: Should you Become a Full Stack Web Developer?

2017-11-30 19:27:05

Should you become a full stack web developer? What courses should you take to prepare you for the job? Our career guide brings you a step-by-step path that will help you become a qualified candidate and teach you everything you need to know to succeed. Read on to discover if it’s the right path for you: […] The post Should you Become a Full Stack Web Developer? appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Fellowships for the HEC Paris Master’s in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

2017-11-30 19:04:33

HEC Paris and Coursera are offering Impact Fellowships for the Online Master’s in Innovation & Entrepreneurship! The fellowships are for emerging leaders seeking to build a company or organization aimed at furthering social innovation, gender equality, economic opportunities in developing countries or sustainable development. HEC Paris’ Online Master’s in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OMIE) is a […] The post Fellowships for the HEC Paris Master’s in Innovation and Entrepreneurship appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Why Tech Training Is the Next Big Thing for Financial Services Companies

2017-11-30 06:28:03

If you want to work for a bank, credit card company, or investment firm, what skills do you think you need? For years the core skill sets for financial employees were customer service and a strong grasp of accounting concepts. But in 2017, the financial services industry — and the talent profile — looks a […] The post Why Tech Training Is the Next Big Thing for Financial Services Companies appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Metafocus: Education in the Imagination Age by Matt Sparks

Metafocus: Education in the Imagination Age by Matt Sparks
2017-11-30 05:01:00

Robots and AI excel at repetitive tasks, compiling, analyzing, and using large amounts of data. The Imagination Age is at the door. Here’s how to prepare.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Expert's Guide to Presenting Solo in a Virtual Classroom by Pamela S. Hogle

Expert's Guide to Presenting Solo in a Virtual Classroom by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-11-29 05:01:00

There’s no need to be nervous about presenting solo in a virtual classroom; with planning and preparation, your session can go off without a hitch.

 

edX: Actualización profesional con la ayuda de los cursos online. Conoce a Erika.

Actualización profesional con la ayuda de los cursos online. Conoce a Erika.
2017-11-28 14:43:51

Erika Uscanga Noguerola, comparte cómo los cursos online en edx  la han ayudado a actualizarse profesionalmente y a compartir su conocimiento con otros. Erika ha tomado varios cursos del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo. Hola, mi nombre es Erika Uscanga y soy mexicana. Conocí a edX en un curso de capacitación sobre competencias digitales en la universidad en la que presto servicios. Los cursos online que he tomado desde... Read More about Actualización profesional con la ayuda de los cursos online. Conoce a Erika. The post Actualización profesional con la ayuda de los cursos online. Conoce a Erika. appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Toolkit: How to Arrange an eLearning Review by Joe Ganci

Toolkit: How to Arrange an eLearning Review by Joe Ganci
2017-11-28 05:01:00

Before you launch a new eLearning offering, you must have an eLearning review to make sure that everything works! Here’s a tool to support that review.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Buzzword Decoder: Kirkpatrick Levels of Evaluation by Pamela S. Hogle

Buzzword Decoder: Kirkpatrick Levels of Evaluation by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-11-28 05:01:00

The Kirkpatrick levels of evaluation offer L&D teams and managers a way to determine whether eLearning is effective. Add Kirkpatrick level 5 to measure ROI.

 

Coursera: Culture-Driven Team Building: A Conversation with Derek Newberry

2017-11-27 16:54:01

Derek Newberry is Affiliated Faculty at the University of Pennsylvania, and a leadership development consultant in the areas of interpersonal communication, collaboration, and corporate culture. He co-teaches Culture-Driven Team Building Specialization. As a business anthropologist, he advises senior leaders in Fortune 500 companies and major non-profits on the human factors that drive organizational effectiveness. What […] The post Culture-Driven Team Building: A Conversation with Derek Newberry appeared first on Coursera Blog.