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Coursera: Learner Story: How a young entrepreneur is empowering retiree chefs

2017-03-28 17:27:05

When Kylia found HEC Paris’ How to Become an Entrepreneur for Social Change course on Coursera, she was working as a Communications Manager for a bank in France and struggling to find meaning in her job. She thought the course might provide a perfect opportunity to explore something more meaningful – and she turned out […] The post Learner Story: How a young entrepreneur is empowering retiree chefs appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: 5 Qualities Recruiters Look for in Job Candidates

2017-03-28 15:22:37

If you’re looking for a job, you know how difficult it can be to catch an employer’s attention. In today’s job market, you often need to show more than just the required qualifications to get hired. But what else do recruiters look for in potential employees? Read on to find out some of the qualities that make the biggest impression on recruiters like myself. 1.... Read More about 5 Qualities Recruiters Look for in Job Candidates The post 5 Qualities Recruiters Look for in Job Candidates appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: AI Is Everywhere, but What Is AI? by Pamela S. Hogle

AI Is Everywhere, but What Is AI? by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-03-28 04:01:00

Artificial intelligence, or AI, is everywhere: from search engines to Siri, video games to spell checkers. But each of these examples uses AI differently and might represent a different manifestation of AI. This guide provides an overview of AI, machine learning, and deep learning.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Toolkit: Koantic: Something Different … and Cool by Joe Ganci

Toolkit: Koantic: Something Different … and Cool by Joe Ganci
2017-03-28 04:01:00

Koantic is a tool of the modern video age. It is web-based as almost all modern tools are. You can import video, edit it, and customize it. Using the Koantic mobile app, available for Android and iOS devices, you can shoot a video and instruct the app to create a new course. You can also create courses on the Koantic site. Read all about this cool tool here!

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Moodle in Corporate eLearning Mirrors Higher Education Trends by Brian Carlson

Moodle in Corporate eLearning Mirrors Higher Education Trends by Brian Carlson
2017-03-27 04:01:00

In late February 2017, Moodle marked a historic milestone by surpassing over 100 million registered users worldwide who are utilizing the free open-source system through approximately 100,000 individual installations in both K-20 and professional education instances in governments, corporations, and nonprofits.

 

Coursera: How do performing arts centers use marketing analytics?

How do performing arts centers use marketing analytics?
2017-03-24 20:00:54

Sneak peek videos give you a glimpse into top courses on popular topics. Today’s featured video is from the Foundations of Marketing Analytics Specialization, offered by Emory University.  You know data science is big in tech – but how is it used in other sectors, such as retail, politics, and the arts? In this video, […] The post How do performing arts centers use marketing analytics? appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: Muhammad: Learning New Skills Anytime, Anywhere to Explore New Subjects and Expand his Horizons

2017-03-24 18:49:54

Muhammad, 40, a learner from Islamabad, Pakistan, explains how edX is helping him learn new skills to advance his career and make the world a better place. The first course I ever completed on edX was IELTS Academic Test Preparation from UQx. I was interested in improving my English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, and the course really helped me to accomplish that goal.... Read More about Muhammad: Learning New Skills Anytime, Anywhere to Explore New Subjects and Expand his Horizons The post Muhammad: Learning New Skills Anytime, Anywhere to Explore New Subjects and Expand his Horizons appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Fake News to the Future of Obamacare: MOOCs Address Today’s Pressing Issues

2017-03-23 13:54:44

Today’s social and political climate is provoking strong conversations about American democracy, fact-checking, women’s rights and healthcare access – just to name a few. These moments are opportunities to not only engage, but also to educate and ensure that people everywhere can learn about pertinent current events so that they, too, can form their own points of view and become informed global citizens. In response, the... Read More about Fake News to the Future of Obamacare: MOOCs Address Today’s Pressing Issues The post Fake News to the Future of Obamacare: MOOCs Address Today’s Pressing Issues appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Raise the Bar: Stealing from Television by Mark Lassoff

Raise the Bar: Stealing from Television by Mark Lassoff
2017-03-23 04:01:00

Since the beginning, broadcasters have been coming up with techniques to engage us, stimulate us, and keep us focused on the tube. Many of these techniques can be easily adapted for eLearning, and when used correctly, further engage consumers of learning content.

 

Coursera: Learner Story: From admin, to intern, to professional data scientist

2017-03-22 22:03:05

One course on Coursera was enough for Kemberli to know she had a passion and talent for data science. Despite working two jobs to make ends meet, she was able to complete numerous courses in R, Python, machine learning, and more – and eventually, she landed a competitive internship and a full-time job at a […] The post Learner Story: From admin, to intern, to professional data scientist appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: MIT Course Helps Business Leaders & Technology Professionals Capitalize on the IoT

2017-03-22 15:13:12

The Internet of Things is making big waves in the business world, and for good reason. Over the next few years, we’ll likely see billions of new devices and objects networked together – from vehicles and home appliances, to heating systems and light switches. Soon, the IoT will pervade all aspects of life and business, giving birth to innovation and transforming industries wherever it is... Read More about MIT Course Helps Business Leaders & Technology Professionals Capitalize on the IoT The post MIT Course Helps Business Leaders & Technology Professionals Capitalize on the IoT appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Iversity: Active Learning: Working with Exercises and Assignments in the Learning Journal

2017-03-22 11:33:23

As I have explained in my post on online student engagement, active learning is key when it comes to motivating learners. What do I mean by active? An online course championing “active learning” should prompt the learner to participate and contribute. One way of doing this is to inject small tasks into learning videos, another […] The post Active Learning: Working with Exercises and Assignments in the Learning Journal appeared first on iversity Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Catch the Latest on iPublishCentral as Impelsys Exhibits at Learning Solutions 2017 by News Editor

Catch the Latest on iPublishCentral as Impelsys Exhibits at Learning Solutions 2017 by News Editor
2017-03-22 04:01:00

Impelsys, a leading provider of technology solutions and tools for the learning community, is demonstrating its flagship platform this week at Learning Solutions 2017. iPublishCentral Learn is a state-of-the-art, cloud-based learning management infrastructure that is quick to deploy and highly customizable, with a mobile-friendly, intuitive user interface.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: dominKnow Maximizes Learning Content Investment by Making Content Work Overtime by News Editor

dominKnow Maximizes Learning Content Investment by Making Content Work Overtime by News Editor
2017-03-22 04:01:00

Learning content—and the time and effort that goes into it—is often poorly leveraged. But dominKnow Learning Systems is proving that it doesn’t have to be that way. Its multiple-award-winning, cloud-based authoring and publishing platform has been helping organizations around the world maximize their learning content investment for more than a decade.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Six Reasons to Incorporate Curated Content into eLearning Development by Pamela S. Hogle

Six Reasons to Incorporate Curated Content into eLearning Development by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-03-22 04:01:00

Offering learners curated content expands the knowledge base inexpensively and can add high-quality content to eLearning programs.

 

Coursera: In the news: “9 online data science courses to boost your career growth”

2017-03-21 20:10:34

We’re honored to have Johns Hopkins University’s Data Science Specialization featured on CareerIndia this week. “Data science as a career is burgeoning,” note the authors of the review, “and specialisations into it can boost your prospects for growth.” Here’s what they said about the first course in the Specialization, The Data Scientist’s Toolbox:  In this course, you […] The post In the news: “9 online data science courses to boost your career growth” appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: Our top 10 blogs for data scientists

2017-03-21 20:00:18

The Data Buzz series brings you a regular roundup of what’s trending in data science. Data science is a fast-moving field – if you’re pursuing a data science career, or even if you’re just interested in data-related topics, you need to invest time to keep up with the trends. Following a few top blogs is […] The post Our top 10 blogs for data scientists appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Coursera: How the U.S. Chamber Is Helping Employers Rethink the Skills Gap

2017-03-21 15:00:43

At Coursera, we think it’s time to change the conversation about the skills gap. We’re looking for fresh ways to encourage employers, universities, individuals and government institutions to collaborate in meeting the rapidly evolving needs of the modern economy. We’ve been impressed by the work the U.S. Chamber is doing to help employers rethink the […] The post How the U.S. Chamber Is Helping Employers Rethink the Skills Gap appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Rapt Media and Kaltura Team Up to Boost Employee and Customer Engagement by News Editor

Rapt Media and Kaltura Team Up to Boost Employee and Customer Engagement by News Editor
2017-03-21 13:00:00

Rapt Media and Kaltura are partnering on a solution that will empower organizations to create personalized, interactive experiences to fuel deeper learning and information retention. The integration will enable Kaltura customers to access Rapt Media’s interactive video composer, player, and publisher functionalities within the Kaltura MediaSpace Video Portal.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: tts to Announce Enhanced Performance Support Functionality at Learning Solutions 2017 by News Editor

tts to Announce Enhanced Performance Support Functionality at Learning Solutions 2017 by News Editor
2017-03-21 04:01:00

A winner of Brandon Hall’s Gold and Silver awards for EPSS, tts is introducing the latest enhancements to the tt performance suite, highlighted by the new ability for companies to extend performance support to any existing digital asset.