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Learning Solutions Magazine: What Is a Microlesson? by Pamela S. Hogle

What Is a Microlesson? by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-08-30 04:01:00

A microlesson is “not as much about length as it is single purpose,” according to Diane Elkins, owner of Artisan eLearning.

 

edX: New MicroMasters® Programs Offer Deep Knowledge in Today’s Most Popular Business Fields

New MicroMasters® Programs Offer Deep Knowledge in Today’s Most Popular Business Fields
2017-08-29 13:00:55

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Learning Solutions Magazine: Healthcare Training on the Verge of VR Revolution by Sid Banerjee

Healthcare Training on the Verge of VR Revolution by Sid Banerjee
2017-08-29 04:01:00

Virtual reality decreases the intrinsic cognitive load during learning, enabling a faster, more efficient training process.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: No Contest: Use Gamification to Strengthen Values, Not Competition by Pamela S. Hogle

No Contest: Use Gamification to Strengthen Values, Not Competition by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-08-29 04:01:00

Gamification can motivate and engage—or turn learners off. Beware of emphasizing the wrong aspects of gamified eLearning.

 

Coursera: The ABCs of Child Rearing: A Conversation with Professor Alan Kazdin

2017-08-28 17:05:01

Alan Kazdin, PhD, ABPP, is Sterling Professor of Psychology and Child Psychiatry at Yale University and teaches the new course, Everyday Parenting: the ABCs of Child Rearing, on Coursera. We got the chance to chat with Professor Kazdin about his course and parenting today. What are some emerging trends among today’s generation of parents? There […] The post The ABCs of Child Rearing: A Conversation with Professor Alan Kazdin appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: Serverless Deployments

Serverless Deployments
2017-08-28 12:15:48

Learn about the work we are doing to explore, and prototype, serverless deployments. The post Serverless Deployments appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: How VR Is Changing the Future of Content: 2017 Realities360 Keynote by Jane Holcombe

How VR Is Changing the Future of Content: 2017 Realities360 Keynote by Jane Holcombe
2017-08-28 04:01:00

What is the right content for virtual reality? Maxwell Planck shared his take on the best approaches to VR in his Realities360 keynote.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: How VR Is Changing the Future of Content: 2017 Realities360 Keynote by Jane Holcombe

How VR Is Changing the Future of Content: 2017 Realities360 Keynote by Jane Holcombe
2017-08-28 04:01:00

What is the right content for virtual reality? Maxwell Planck shared his take on the best approaches to VR in his Realities360 keynote.

 

edX: Los conocimientos adquiridos en los cursos le ayudaron a conseguir el trabajo que quería. Conoce a Karen Jazmín.

Los conocimientos adquiridos en los cursos le ayudaron a conseguir el trabajo que quería. Conoce a Karen Jazmín.
2017-08-27 18:55:18

Karen Jazmín Lopez, de México, comparte con nosotros cómo los cursos de edX le proporcionaron las habilidades y el conocimiento que necesitaba, para encontrar un trabajo en el área que le apasiona. El primer curso que Karen cursó en edX fue Introduction to Computer using Phyton. Mi nombre es Karen Jazmín Lopez, soy de la Ciudad de México, conocí a edX gracias a un amigo... Read More about Los conocimientos adquiridos en los cursos le ayudaron a conseguir el trabajo que quería. Conoce a Karen Jazmín. The post Los conocimientos adquiridos en los cursos le ayudaron a conseguir el trabajo que quería. Conoce a Karen Jazmín. appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Programas de Certificación Profesional: ofrecen un verdadero impacto en el ámbito laboral

Programas de Certificación Profesional: ofrecen un verdadero impacto en el ámbito laboral
2017-08-27 18:47:21

Estamos orgullosos de ofrecer programas de Certificación Profesional, oferta de cursos online gratuitos para fomentar nuestra misión de aumentar el acceso a la educación, que los estudiantes globales de hoy en día demandan. Los programas de Certificación Profesional son una serie de cursos a demanda, diseñados para desarrollar o avanzar habilidades críticas para una carrera específica. Creados por los líderes de la industria y las... Read More about Programas de Certificación Profesional: ofrecen un verdadero impacto en el ámbito laboral The post Programas de Certificación Profesional: ofrecen un verdadero impacto en el ámbito laboral appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Saylor.org: The Weekend Assignment: Maps

2017-08-25 20:06:04

This week’s Weekend Assignment is to learn something new about Maps. When was the first map created, what were maps used for, and what do modern day maps look like? These are a few avenues that you could explore. But before you start your weekend going on a map quest let’s explore the last Weekend ... Read More ...

 

Coursera: Meet the Courserians: Angelie Agarwal, “working parents welcome”

Meet the Courserians: Angelie Agarwal, “working parents welcome”
2017-08-25 16:47:13

As part of our Meet the Courserians blog series, we caught up with Angelie Agarwal, Senior Marketing Manager for Enterprise at Coursera. Angelie was Coursera’s first employee to focus on enterprise marketing and played a major role in launching Coursera for Business. What was your path to Coursera? During my time as a biomechanical engineering […] The post Meet the Courserians: Angelie Agarwal, “working parents welcome” appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: Cursos disponibles en edX para que avances profesionalmente este mes

Cursos disponibles en edX para que avances profesionalmente este mes
2017-08-25 12:56:18

Cursos en edX que te permitirán adquirir o reforzar conocimientos, los cuales podrás usar en tu carrera profesional. ¡Comienza un curso online gratis hoy mismo! Liderazgo para mandos intermedios UPValenciaX( El curso está abierto para registro ) Enseñar STEM: mucho más que fórmulas JaverianaX (El curso está abierto para registro) Diseño de estrategias exitosas y acciones incontenibles GalileoX (El curso está abierto para registro) Realidad Social... Read More about Cursos disponibles en edX para que avances profesionalmente este mes The post Cursos disponibles en edX para que avances profesionalmente este mes appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: How to Start Your STEM Career – Six Engineering Courses

How to Start Your STEM Career – Six Engineering Courses
2017-08-24 14:08:35

In a series of four blog posts, we’ll be highlighting courses available on edX that you can take as your first steps towards exploring and learning STEM – science, technology, engineering and math – skills. Read the first two blogs featuring science and technology courses. Engineers use math, science and technology to solve real world problems. It is a major growth field, and job seekers... Read More about How to Start Your STEM Career – Six Engineering Courses The post How to Start Your STEM Career – Six Engineering Courses appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: HoloLens: What Are You Good For? by Dov Jacobson

HoloLens: What Are You Good For? by Dov Jacobson
2017-08-24 04:01:00

Large corporations have teams assigned to try out new technology. Everyone learns from their experience; in these three cases, with the HoloLens.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Increasing Student Engagement in Business Education by Susan Jacobs

Increasing Student Engagement in Business Education by Susan Jacobs
2017-08-24 04:01:00

Pearson Education found that gamifying content for an introductory business textbook stimulated student engagement in a mandatory business education class.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Metafocus: Making an Educational Game That Lasts 40 Years by Matt Sparks

Metafocus: Making an Educational Game That Lasts 40 Years by Matt Sparks
2017-08-24 04:01:00

Do you aspire to build perennial-seller educational video games that people will play for years, gaining skills and insight? Great! Start here.

 

Coursera: Leadership Skills for the Future of Work

Leadership Skills for the Future of Work
2017-08-23 15:00:48

Coursera for Business is hosting a webinar, “Leadership Skills for the Future of Work“, on Thursday, September 7th at 10 am PST. The world of work is rapidly changing due to technology, globalization, and a new generation of workers. In this changing landscape, the ability to identify and develop capable leaders will be key to […] The post Leadership Skills for the Future of Work appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: A Healthier, Happier You – Wellness Course Round-Up

A Healthier, Happier You – Wellness Course Round-Up
2017-08-23 12:40:15

From the latest nutrition recommendations to newer, more effective workouts, wellness is a topic that we’re all talking about.  The conversation is evolving past simply eating an apple a day to include ways to practice mindfulness, self-care, and maintain a happy and healthy life.  We’ve picked some learner-favorite courses, all rooted in science and research, that will help you pursue your own path to wellness.... Read More about A Healthier, Happier You – Wellness Course Round-Up The post A Healthier, Happier You – Wellness Course Round-Up appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Coursera: Best hack to “Transform Lives Through Learning”

Best hack to “Transform Lives Through Learning”
2017-08-22 17:44:32

By Betty Tsan, Director of Talent, Coursera  Coursera had the unique opportunity to sponsor a hackathon geared towards breaking down the barriers to education for refugee girls. CHIMEHACK 4, which was hosted by CHIME FOR CHANGE, together with Gucci, Facebook, Global Citizen, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, took place in early June. The hackathon is […] The post Best hack to “Transform Lives Through Learning” appeared first on Coursera Blog.