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Saylor.org: What we are thankful for

2017-11-23 20:42:00

Today is Thanksgiving in the United States, a holiday we mark usually by cooking and communing with family and friends. It is also traditional, when gathered, to share the things we are thankful for. We are thankful for our students and partners — from whom we also learn and through whom our work derives value. ... Read More ...

 

edX: Giving thanks to our global community of edX learners!

2017-11-23 15:00:39

Happy Thanksgiving from edX! Today, the edX team in Massachusetts celebrates the Thanksgiving holiday – coming together with our friends and families to give thanks for all the things we appreciate and sharing food and festivities. As we reflect on what we are thankful for around our own Thanksgiving tables, we wanted to also share how much we appreciate the edX community and how thankful... Read More about Giving thanks to our global community of edX learners! The post Giving thanks to our global community of edX learners! appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Coursera: Fahim Discovers his Passion for Programming

2017-11-22 18:39:35

Fahim is a student in Dhaka, Bangladesh and after taking Introduction to HTML5 on Coursera, he discovered his passion for programming and hasn’t looked back. Read his story: After graduating from high school I was unsure about what subject to study in college. At first I decided to major in electrical engineering, but was getting […] The post Fahim Discovers his Passion for Programming appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Continuous Training Can Close the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

2017-11-22 02:01:22

Major online security breaches and data leaks have been making alarming headlines and dominating conversations among technology leaders in the past few years. At Coursera, we hear from learning and development leaders who are eager to help their technology teams learn the latest cybersecurity skills to avoid potential attacks. Just as data scientists, IT architects, […] The post Continuous Training Can Close the Cybersecurity Skills Gap appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Web Applications for Everybody: A Conversation with Dr. Chuck

2017-11-21 19:49:30

Dr. Chuck has reached over a million learners from across the world with Coursera. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Michigan School of Information, where he teaches various technology-oriented courses including programming, database design, and web development. He joined us at our headquarters in Mountain View to talk about his new […] The post Web Applications for Everybody: A Conversation with Dr. Chuck appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: In Real Life: Building Trust from Behind the Scenes by JD Dillon

In Real Life: Building Trust from Behind the Scenes by JD Dillon
2017-11-21 05:01:00

How do you go about building trust in an audience that may have been disappointed by past L&D offerings? Start by getting back to the basics.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: New Grovo CLO Takes the Helm by Susan Jacobs

New Grovo CLO Takes the Helm by Susan Jacobs
2017-11-21 05:01:00

Grovo welcomes new CLO Summer Salomonsen to its professional team. The L&D veteran will focus on content strategy.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Planning eLearning Videos Offers Creative Outlet by Pamela S. Hogle

Planning eLearning Videos Offers Creative Outlet by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-11-21 05:01:00

Though preproduction is often neglected when planning eLearning videos, this essential step offers developers a chance to be creative.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Grovo Secures Microlearning Trademark by Susan Jacobs

Grovo Secures Microlearning Trademark by Susan Jacobs
2017-11-21 05:01:00

Grovo has secured a registered trademark on Microlearning. The idea of a “microlearning” trademark is sparking animated discussions in the L&D industry.

 

Coursera: Why Get Your Masters with HEC Paris?

2017-11-20 18:18:23

You can now earn your Masters in Innovation and Entrepreneurship degree on Coursera from HEC Paris. The program is a flexible online degree that will meet the specific needs of business leaders in charge of strategic innovation, entrepreneurs, and aspiring entrepreneurs. Read on to learn more about the program: Study at the Alma Mater of […] The post Why Get Your Masters with HEC Paris? appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Why Get Your Master’s with HEC Paris?

2017-11-20 18:18:23

You can now earn your Master’s in Innovation and Entrepreneurship degree on Coursera from HEC Paris. The program is a flexible online degree that will meet the specific needs of business leaders in charge of strategic innovation, entrepreneurs, and aspiring entrepreneurs. Read on to learn more about the program: Study at the Alma Mater of […] The post Why Get Your Master’s with HEC Paris? appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Saylor.org: To excel in business, master business information systems

2017-11-20 18:14:36

Management Information Systems. Don’t let the name fool you! Whether or not you are in management, you are already familiar with the topic – after all, you are most likely reading this post on the web using a computer or smartphone. But what is Management Information Systems (MIS)? Here is the definition that we use ... Read More ...

 

edX: EdX Partners with Tech Leaders for Innovative Pathways from Online Learning to Career Success

2017-11-20 15:00:10

Today, we are excited to announce that we are partnering with GE and Microsoft to provide Massachusetts residents with high-quality online programs and courses that deliver in-demand skills and lead directly to employment opportunities. The details about these incredible partnerships are included in this blog post, but you can read more here. We were thrilled to make this announcement at an event hosted by the... Read More about EdX Partners with Tech Leaders for Innovative Pathways from Online Learning to Career Success The post EdX Partners with Tech Leaders for Innovative Pathways from Online Learning to Career Success appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: 1st Guild Executive Forum Is a Resounding Success by Susan Jacobs

1st Guild Executive Forum Is a Resounding Success by Susan Jacobs
2017-11-20 05:01:00

The eLearning Guild presented its first Executive Forum for 42 senior L&D leaders, who attended educational sessions and made valuable connections.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: ARCS Model Aids in Designing for Motivation by Pamela S. Hogle

ARCS Model Aids in Designing for Motivation by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-11-20 05:01:00

Great eLearning can’t succeed unless learners are motivated. The ARCS model is one approach to designing for motivation.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Executive Forum Video: See What You Missed by Susan Jacobs

Executive Forum Video: See What You Missed by Susan Jacobs
2017-11-20 05:01:00

In this Executive Forum video, see a recap from The eLearning Guild’s first Executive Forum for senior L&D leaders, which took place October 24, 2017.

 

Saylor.org: The Weekend Assignment: Food Holidays

2017-11-17 21:41:49

The Weekend Assignment is back, and the theme this weekend is food holidays. What holidays in the world revolve around food? Is the food being celebrated, or is the food being used to celebrate something else? What is the history of food holidays? These are a few questions you could explore. Before we start salivating ... Read More ...

 

edX: EdX Welcomes The University of Iceland!

2017-11-17 14:00:08

We are excited to announce that The University of Iceland, a progressive comprehensive research institution, has joined the edX global partner community. The University of Iceland is dedicated to providing high quality programs for learners; researching and developing effective teaching methods; integrating teaching and research learnings; and providing opportunities to engage in project-based learning with Icelandic society and business. It’s emphasis on innovation and research... Read More about EdX Welcomes The University of Iceland! The post EdX Welcomes The University of Iceland! appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Web Summit 2017: A Future in Responsibility by Crystal Rose

Web Summit 2017: A Future in Responsibility by Crystal Rose
2017-11-17 05:01:00

Web Summit welcomed an audience of 81,000 attendees. The conference focused on responsibility in future technology, especially with artificial intelligence.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Managers Can Support—Not Create—Social Learning Communities by Pamela S. Hogle

Managers Can Support—Not Create—Social Learning Communities by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-11-16 05:01:00

As the meaning of community changes in the digital age, managers can support emerging social learning communities in multiple ways.