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edX: ¡En edX hablamos tu idioma!

2017-06-21 16:58:41

En edX estamos sumamente emocionados, nuestro sitio web ya está disponible en español. Este logro fue motivado por los millones de estudiantes hispanohablantes, y por nuestra motivación de hacer de la educación, el activo más importante con la que las personas cuenten en el campo profesional y personal. Nuestros orígenes nos llevan cinco años atrás cuando MIT y Harvard se unieron para crear edX, fundada con... Read More about ¡En edX hablamos tu idioma! The post ¡En edX hablamos tu idioma! appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Coursera: What’s Next in Employee Learning: Games

What’s Next in Employee Learning: Games
2017-06-21 15:00:08

Gamification is a hot topic that’s showing up everywhere, including in employee training and learning. A 2017 study from learning design company Bottom-Line Performance found that a growing number of employers (35 percent of the employers surveyed) are incorporating games and gamification into their learning strategies. To get up to speed on this trend, we […] The post What’s Next in Employee Learning: Games appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Four Tips: Transitioning Classroom Instruction to Blended Learning by Stacy Lindenberg

Four Tips: Transitioning Classroom Instruction to Blended Learning by Stacy Lindenberg
2017-06-21 04:01:00

Repurposing classroom materials to blend with eLearning? Try these tips!

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: HDR Video: Next Year's Buzzword? by Stephen Haskin

HDR Video: Next Year's Buzzword? by Stephen Haskin
2017-06-21 04:01:00

You’ll hear more about HDR video before 2019. Do you need it?

 

Coursera: The Online Revolution in Business Education

2017-06-20 18:17:30

Below is an excerpt from a piece that was recently published on Forbes by Peter Todd, Dean of HEC Paris The ever-accelerating pace of online technology has completely changed the way we work, entertain ourselves, communicate and connect. And now it is revolutionizing the way we learn. Of course, digital technology in education, and in […] The post The Online Revolution in Business Education appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Coursera for Refugees: Reflecting on our First Year

2017-06-20 16:15:01

By Rebecca Taber, Director of Government & Nonprofit Partnerships One year ago today—on June 20, World Refugee Day, 2016—Coursera and the U.S. State Department officially launched Coursera for Refugees, our initiative to provide online education at no cost to refugees around the world. We’re thrilled to announce that, in just one year, we’ve reached more […] The post Coursera for Refugees: Reflecting on our First Year appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: Congratulations to the learners who completed the 1st ever MicroMasters program!

2017-06-20 15:06:20

Today marks an exciting milestone in online learning, as we celebrate the MITx learners who have completed the first ever MicroMasters program in Supply Chain Management on edX. The MITx program is the pilot program of the MicroMasters initiative, which now includes 35 programs that offer a credential with a pathway to Master’s credit, provide high-quality education from top universities to help learners launch or... Read More about Congratulations to the learners who completed the 1st ever MicroMasters program! The post Congratulations to the learners who completed the 1st ever MicroMasters program! appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: SparkLearn: A Microlearning Platform that Empowers Administrators and End Users by News Editor

SparkLearn: A Microlearning Platform that Empowers Administrators and End Users by News Editor
2017-06-20 14:00:00

SparkLearn, from Float, is a new microlearning platform that integrates with popular content creation and content measurement tools. It allows for easy publishing and viewing of learning content, including courses and resource documents.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Booz Allen Hamilton Scores Rave Reviews with Compliance Training and DemoFest-Winning Microlearning by Pamela S. Hogle

Booz Allen Hamilton Scores Rave Reviews with Compliance Training and DemoFest-Winning Microlearning by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-06-20 04:01:00

Learners applaud compliance training and microlearning programs that are “clever and whimsical” but also simple and effective.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: In Real Life: Everyone Has an Opinion on Learning by JD Dillon

In Real Life: Everyone Has an Opinion on Learning by JD Dillon
2017-06-20 04:01:00

Everyone has an opinion on learning—from how it works best for them to what their organization needs. L&D must navigate and influence these opinions to execute their identified right-fit strategies.

 

edX: Jorge: Crecimiento profesional gracias a los cursos de edX.

Jorge: Crecimiento profesional gracias a los cursos de edX.
2017-06-19 19:56:28

Jorge Escobar, un profesional enfocado en la gestión de la cadena de suministro, nos cuenta como el MicroMasters en Supply Chain Management (Gestión de la Cadena de Suministros) de MITx le dieron el conocimiento necesario para mejorar los procesos dentro de la empresa y crecer profesionalmente. Hace algunos años, motivado por el conocimiento y por la pasión, decidí tomar una posición en Ingeniería de Calidad... Read More about Jorge: Crecimiento profesional gracias a los cursos de edX. The post Jorge: Crecimiento profesional gracias a los cursos de edX. appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Case Study: Home Décor Retailer Thrives After Makeover Leverages Gamified Microlearning by Valerie Davisson

Case Study: Home Décor Retailer Thrives After Makeover Leverages Gamified Microlearning by Valerie Davisson
2017-06-19 04:01:00

Using a gamified approach, national home décor retailer At Home completely transformed and improved its corporate training program. The company is now able to onboard and train associates much faster, and safety incidents have decreased. The casual games leverage microlearning and offer managers an effective way to track employee knowledge and progress.

 

Coursera: A Coursera employee shares her reflections, tips, and favorite courses

2017-06-16 22:42:39

Alexandra Urban is a Teaching & Learning Specialist at Coursera. She also holds the record for most courses completed by a Coursera employee—more than 22 so far! Below, Alexandra shares her reflections on her Coursera learning experience, along with a few course and career recommendations for our global community. One look at my Coursera course […] The post A Coursera employee shares her reflections, tips, and favorite courses appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: 5 Course Trailers Our Learners Love

2017-06-16 20:03:05

There are over a thousand courses on edX, and many of them have trailers to give you a taste of what the course is all about. But which of these videos really caught the attention of our learners? We looked at the number of views, likes and learner feedback to bring you the five course trailers that edX learners love the most: 5. The Science of Happiness UC... Read More about 5 Course Trailers Our Learners Love The post 5 Course Trailers Our Learners Love appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Saylor.org: The Weekend Assignment: Socialization

2017-06-16 18:23:56

In the last Weekend Assignment we endeavored to learn something new about currency, and with our #FridayFact we learned that the financial service industry makes up one quarter of the top 50 businesses in the world. Another interesting fact about currency was the introduction of paper money, or banknotes, in premodern China. During the Tang ... Read More ...

 

edX: Get College Ready with 8 Great edX Courses

Get College Ready with 8 Great edX Courses
2017-06-15 20:51:56

If you’re starting college soon, it’s important to make sure you’re prepared for your classes by refreshing your knowledge of the fundamentals or learning something new. Explore these 8 prep and introductory courses on edX  to kick-start or restart your college career! The post Get College Ready with 8 Great edX Courses appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Coursera: Event Recap: The Future of Work with Coursera and General Assembly

Event Recap: The Future of Work with Coursera and General Assembly
2017-06-15 15:00:07

With globalization, technological evolution, and a tight market for talent making frequent adaptation essential for today’s companies, the question of “readiness” is top of mind for many boards and executives. But what’s the best way to improve readiness? And how should business leaders approach partnerships, including those with external learning and development strategists and content […] The post Event Recap: The Future of Work with Coursera and General Assembly appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Articulate 360 Adds New Features at a Rapid Pace by News Editor

Articulate 360 Adds New Features at a Rapid Pace by News Editor
2017-06-15 04:01:00

Articulate 360, which launched in November 2016, includes award-winning authoring apps like Storyline 360 and Rise; over 1.5 million course assets; an easy-to-use course review app; and live online training with industry experts. Articulate 360 subscribers also receive continuous product and asset updates.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Mager's Criterion-Referenced Instruction Approach Ideal for Self-Paced eLearning by Pamela S. Hogle

Mager's Criterion-Referenced Instruction Approach Ideal for Self-Paced eLearning by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-06-15 04:01:00

Ideas about instructional design pioneered by Robert Mager in the 1960s still influence design today. Mager is best known for criterion-referenced instructional design.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Put Learning in the Employee's Hands by Seniye Groff

Put Learning in the Employee's Hands by Seniye Groff
2017-06-15 04:01:00

Imagine a world where your employees know exactly what they are good at, what they need to work on, and what tools to explore on their path to self-development. It is possible—with some up-front planning and targeted conversations throughout the year, coupled with a detailed document called an Individual Learning Plan.