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Learning Solutions Magazine: Digital Learning: An Interview with David Kelly by Susan Jacobs

Digital Learning: An Interview with David Kelly by Susan Jacobs
2017-09-06 04:01:00

Digital learning reflects a fundamental change in the behavior of learners today, and has far-reaching repercussions for training departments.

 

Coursera: #LearnActImpact: Building skills and empathy to support assault victims

2017-09-05 17:17:14

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.

 

Coursera: Positively Gritty: A Conversation with Dr. Angela Duckworth

2017-09-05 16:37:46

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

Leaders in the Limelight: Matt Peters by Susan Jacobs
2017-09-05 04:01:00

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

Nuts and Bolts: Learner Beliefs About Learning by Jane Bozarth
2017-09-05 04:01:00

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

The Impact of Words Is Felt Beyond eLearning by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-09-05 04:01:00

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

Choosing a Cloud for Training: General Purpose or Specialized? by Muly Gottlieb
2017-09-04 11:51:00

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.

 

edX: Empoderamiento profesional gracias a los cursos online. Conoce a Selma Guadalupe.

2017-09-03 19:15:34

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.

 

edX: 12 cursos online en español que puedes comenzar en septiembre

12 cursos online en español que puedes comenzar en septiembre
2017-09-02 20:46:34

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.

 

Coursera: Meet the Courserians: Janani Subramanian, “in pursuit of truth”

Meet the Courserians: Janani Subramanian, “in pursuit of truth”
2017-09-01 18:24:00

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.

 

edX: Five Tips for Developing an Omnichannel Strategy

2017-09-01 16:00:47

“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.

 

edX: The Science of Parenting – Reddit AMA with Professor Barner September 7th

2017-09-01 14:01:34

Everyone has an opinion on parenting. Move beyond the chatter and opinion surrounding parenting by looking directly at the science. In The Science of Parenting course by UC San Diego, you’re given the scientific findings and data that can help you make your own sensible, informed parenting decisions.   Do you have parenting questions you want to ask an expert? Do you want to learn more about The... Read More about The Science of Parenting – Reddit AMA with Professor Barner September 7th The post The Science of Parenting – Reddit AMA with Professor Barner September 7th appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Uniendo sus dos pasiones en los cursos online. Conoce a María Guadalupe.

Uniendo sus dos pasiones en los cursos online. Conoce a María Guadalupe.
2017-09-01 12:29:52

María Guadalupe Pandoja, de México, comparte con nosotros cómo los cursos online de edX le han ayudado a desarrollar su pasión por el arte, al mismo tiempo le han permitido ampliar sus conocimientos. El primer MOOC de arte que María cursó en edX fue de la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Hola, mi nombre es María Guadalupe, soy mexicana y tengo 71 años. Anteriormente me desempeñaba como... Read More about Uniendo sus dos pasiones en los cursos online. Conoce a María Guadalupe. The post Uniendo sus dos pasiones en los cursos online. Conoce a María Guadalupe. appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Coursera: Chancellor Angela Merkel meets with Coursera for Refugees Learners

Chancellor Angela Merkel meets with Coursera for Refugees Learners
2017-08-31 22:31:17

By Leila Makarechi, Head of Government Partnerships, Coursera This August, Coursera for Refugees learners met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at Kiron Open Higher Education, a Coursera for Refugees partner, in Berlin. At the Kiron-hosted event, five refugee learners shared personal their experiences being newcomers to Europe with Chancellor Merkel, a small group of German […] The post Chancellor Angela Merkel meets with Coursera for Refugees Learners appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: FUN, première plateforme nationale de MOOC utlisant Open edx, renforce son partenariat avec edX.org

2017-08-31 18:20:16

Première plate-forme nationale à adopter le logiciel libre Open edX pour diffuser ses MOOC, France Université Numérique annonce le renforcement de son partenariat avec edX.org, la plate-forme à but non lucratif fondée par Harvard et le MIT, dont la mission est de donner accès à l’éducation à tous et de partout. Ce partenariat, qui a fait l’objet d’une convention signée courant août, vise à consolider... Read More about FUN, première plateforme nationale de MOOC utlisant Open edx, renforce son partenariat avec edX.org The post FUN, première plateforme nationale de MOOC utlisant Open edx, renforce son partenariat avec edX.org appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Los cursos online como fuente de gran conocimiento. Conoce a Rossana.

2017-08-31 13:02:04

Rossana Fiorella Gómez, de Veracruz México, comparte su historia con los cursos de edX. Rossana cursó el programa XSeries de ChinaX de la Universidad de Harvard. Para Rossana el conocimiento es muy importante, ya lleva más de 22 cursos online en edX. Mi nombre es Rossana, soy mexicana. Encontré a edX por un anuncio en una página web sobre cursos gratis online de la Universidad de Harvard,... Read More about Los cursos online como fuente de gran conocimiento. Conoce a Rossana. The post Los cursos online como fuente de gran conocimiento. Conoce a Rossana. appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: New eBook: A Guide to Making eLearning Barrier-Free by Kat Gore

New eBook: A Guide to Making eLearning Barrier-Free by Kat Gore
2017-08-31 04:01:00

A commitment to creating accessible content stems from a reframing: Reframing disability from defining it as something that is wrong with an individual person to seeing it as barriers placed in a person’s way. This eBook, Accessibility from the Ground Up, offers dozens of tips for building eLearning content that more learners can use in additional ways.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: A Maturity Model Approach to Measuring Corporate Learning by Oliver Kern

A Maturity Model Approach to Measuring Corporate Learning by Oliver Kern
2017-08-31 04:01:00

SkillCamp, a global learning framework for marketing and sales at Bayer’s Crop Science Division, has established a stable approach for learning metrics.

 

Coursera: Corporate Training and Upskilling Trends in Europe

Corporate Training and Upskilling Trends in Europe
2017-08-30 15:00:15

By Stephanie Durand, Head of EMEA at Coursera As Coursera now works with over 25 companies across industries and markets in Europe, including a quarter of the 27 million overall learners and over 40 of our university partners, we wanted to pause and reflect on the trends we are seeing in the region when it […] The post Corporate Training and Upskilling Trends in Europe appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: Django Migration Don’ts

2017-08-30 11:28:34

Learn how we in edX Engineering do, and don't, handle migrations. The post Django Migration Don’ts appeared first on edX Blog.