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Coursera: Social impact through soccer?

2017-08-22 17:35:10

By Leidy Klotz, Associate Professor Of Architecture, Associate Professor Of Civil And Environmental Engineering at the University of Virginia My course, Sustainability through Soccer – Systems Thinking in Action, is a response to a question posed by Socrates: “What if we could one day direct this enthusiasm that we have for soccer towards positive causes […] The post Social impact through soccer? appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: Alcanzando sus sueños con la ayuda de los cursos online. Conoce a Juan José.

Alcanzando sus sueños con la ayuda de los cursos online. Conoce a Juan José.
2017-08-22 13:44:36

Juan José Egas, nos cuenta su experiencia con los cursos en edX, y cómo los MOOCs del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo lo han ayudado a desarrollarse académica y profesionalmente. Hola, mi nombre es Juan José Egas y soy ecuatoriano. Conocí a edX mientras estaba cursando una maestría en desarrollo rural. Mis compañeros y profesores hablaban muy bien de los cursos gratuitos de edX y esto me motivó... Read More about Alcanzando sus sueños con la ayuda de los cursos online. Conoce a Juan José. The post Alcanzando sus sueños con la ayuda de los cursos online. Conoce a Juan José. appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Collaborative eLearning: It's the Developers' Turn by Pamela S. Hogle

Collaborative eLearning: It's the Developers' Turn by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-08-22 04:01:00

eLearning developers eager to learn about xAPI are invited to a free, hands-on 12-week virtual eLearning cohort.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Toolkit: Media Support in Six Major eLearning Authoring Tools by Joe Ganci

Toolkit: Media Support in Six Major eLearning Authoring Tools by Joe Ganci
2017-08-22 04:01:00

Most eLearning creators choose authoring tools from a small group out of the hundreds available. Here is a breakdown of media compatibility across that group.

 

Saylor.org: A refreshed student dashboard: making progress!

2017-08-21 17:26:12

We recently rolled out some changes to the student dashboard (the page you see when you first sign in to your Saylor Academy account). They’re pretty modest tweaks, but we think they make for a noticeably nicer experience. In particular, your course progress is now displayed alongside each course, and certificates you’ve earned are now ... Read More ...

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Simple, Mobile, Engaging: Podcasts Pack eLearning Punch by Pamela S. Hogle

Simple, Mobile, Engaging: Podcasts Pack eLearning Punch by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-08-21 04:01:00

Podcasts offer short, engaging eLearning, delivered anywhere, in a flexible, accessible, easy-to-produce format.

 

Coursera: World Humanitarian Day: A Conversation with Dr. Cristina Bicchieri

2017-08-19 08:55:58

In recognition of World Humanitarian Day, we chatted with Dr. Cristina Bicchieri, the  S. J. Patterson Harvie Professor of Social Thought and Comparative Ethics at the University of Pennsylvania. In partnership with UNICEF, she teaches Social Norms, Social Change I and II on Coursera. Professor Bicchieri’s two-part course contains theoretical and practical content alongside interviews […] The post World Humanitarian Day: A Conversation with Dr. Cristina Bicchieri appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: Cursos que te ayudarán a dominar Excel

Cursos que te ayudarán a dominar Excel
2017-08-18 18:05:50

Excel es una habilidad fundamental, que necesitan los profesionales del mundo moderno, una herramienta que te permitirá diferenciarte laboralmente. En edX puedes tomar diferentes cursos, en diferentes temáticas que te ayudaran a avanzar profesionalmente, incluyendo cursos gratis de Excel. Algunos cursos disponibles en edX: Excel UPValenciaX ( El curso está abierto para registro ) Excel 2: gestión de datos UPValenciaX (El curso está abierto para registro)... Read More about Cursos que te ayudarán a dominar Excel The post Cursos que te ayudarán a dominar Excel appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Cambio profesional gracias a la educación en línea. Conoce a José Antonio.

Cambio profesional gracias a la educación en línea. Conoce a José Antonio.
2017-08-18 14:47:42

José Antonio Aguilar, de la Ciudad de México, comparte su experiencia con los cursos en línea de edX y cómo los MOOCs lo ayudaron a cambiar de carrera profesional y a construir su propia empresa. Hola, mi nombre es José Antonio Aguilar, soy mexicano. Hace dos años trabajaba en una gran empresa, de la cual hice parte por más de 10 años, un día dejé... Read More about Cambio profesional gracias a la educación en línea. Conoce a José Antonio. The post Cambio profesional gracias a la educación en línea. Conoce a José Antonio. appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Coursera: Meet the Courserians: Giovanni Bonin, “Coursera has helped me unlock my true potential”

Meet the Courserians: Giovanni Bonin, “Coursera has helped me unlock my true potential”
2017-08-18 09:13:44

As part of our Meet the Courserians blog series, we caught up with Giovanni Bonin, a Software Engineer at Coursera working on the Growth team. Giovanni is passionate about expanding Coursera’s reach around the world largely because of his own experiences as a Coursera learner. What was your path to Coursera? As I was growing […] The post Meet the Courserians: Giovanni Bonin, “Coursera has helped me unlock my true potential” appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: Microsoft Professional Programs: Data Science, Big Data and Front-End Web Development

Microsoft Professional Programs: Data Science, Big Data and Front-End Web Development
2017-08-17 18:11:16

3 In-Demand Programs to Help You Jumpstart Your Career Built in collaboration with leading organizations and experts, Microsoft Professional Programs (MPP) are designed to teach you the skills you need to start the career you want. After the successful launch of the MPP in Data Science, Microsoft has created two new tracks in two of the most in-demand and growing fields today, Big Data and Front-End... Read More about Microsoft Professional Programs: Data Science, Big Data and Front-End Web Development The post Microsoft Professional Programs: Data Science, Big Data and Front-End Web Development appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Get Ahead this Fall: Credit Eligible Courses

Get Ahead this Fall: Credit Eligible Courses
2017-08-17 15:00:48

Fall is approaching in some parts of the world and that means many things; football season, changing foliage, warmer clothes and the start of a new school year. It could also be the first step to a college degree thanks to Arizona State University’s (ASU) and edX’s Global Freshman Academy (GFA). GFA is offering a variety of unique online courses this fall allowing you to jump... Read More about Get Ahead this Fall: Credit Eligible Courses The post Get Ahead this Fall: Credit Eligible Courses appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Kanban Streamlines eLearning Development by Pamela S. Hogle

Kanban Streamlines eLearning Development by Pamela S. Hogle
2017-08-17 04:01:00

Using the Kanban approach to developing eLearning can improve team efficiency—and product quality.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Development Tips: Search Engine Optimization—A Beginner's Guide by Mark Lassoff

Development Tips: Search Engine Optimization—A Beginner's Guide by Mark Lassoff
2017-08-17 04:01:00

Search engine optimization (SEO) is important to eLearning creators, or it should be. Here is a fast overview of what to do so that people can find your content!

 

Coursera: More Opportunities to #LearnActImpact

2017-08-16 18:55:30

In July we announced 14 new courses along with a few hand-picked classics, to help you #LearnActImpact. This month we’re excited to share more opportunities for you to explore topics in diversity and inclusion, social justice, and global challenges. We’ve been so inspired by stories of impact like Anastasia’s. What have you been learning and […] The post More Opportunities to #LearnActImpact appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

edX: Usa el Poder de las Redes Sociales para encontrar tu próximo trabajo

Usa el Poder de las Redes Sociales para encontrar tu próximo trabajo
2017-08-16 17:54:44

La forma en la que los certificados de edX pueden ayudarte en la búsqueda de trabajo y cómo agregarlos a tu perfil de LinkedIn¿En busca de un nuevo trabajo? ¿Quieres cambiar de carrera? Si estás buscando y aplicando activamente a trabajos, agregar un certificado de edX a tu perfil de LinkedIn, puede ayudarte a compartir tus nuevas habilidades y logros con futuros empleadores. Con un... Read More about Usa el Poder de las Redes Sociales para encontrar tu próximo trabajo The post Usa el Poder de las Redes Sociales para encontrar tu próximo trabajo appeared first on edX Blog.

 

Coursera: The Soft Skills Stats You Need to Know

The Soft Skills Stats You Need to Know
2017-08-16 15:00:12

  Soft skills are a hot topic in learning and development. There’s good reason — the latest research shows that employers are looking for people with strong soft skills, but have a hard time finding them. And employees are paying attention — they’re asking for help developing their soft skills. But a lot of people […] The post The Soft Skills Stats You Need to Know appeared first on Coursera Blog.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Exploring Tech: Tools for Scheduling Meetings by Brian Dusablon

Exploring Tech: Tools for Scheduling Meetings by Brian Dusablon
2017-08-16 04:01:00

Scheduling meetings has been an unsolved problem in eLearning development for decades. Here are some tech tools that may help fix things.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: Ten Traits of Great Leaders by Susan Jacobs

Ten Traits of Great Leaders by Susan Jacobs
2017-08-16 04:01:00

Leadership is a skill that can be honed. Michelle Jackson outlines 10 traits commonly embraced by great leaders.

 

Learning Solutions Magazine: In Real Life: Self-Directed Learning Can Only Work If… by JD Dillon

In Real Life: Self-Directed Learning Can Only Work If… by JD Dillon
2017-08-15 04:01:00

Why self-directed learning? Why now? Here are six considerations L&D must address before venturing down the path of strategic self-directed learning.