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Aug 25

Introduction to Sustainability
This course introduces the academic discipline of sustainability and explores how today’s human societies can endure in the face of global change, ecosystem degradation and resource limitations.

Introduction to Sustainability
This course introduces the academic discipline of sustainability and explores how today’s human societies can endure in the face of global change, ecosystem degradation and resource limitations. From the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

[Sept] 01

In-Memory Data Management (2014)
The online course focuses on the management of enterprise data in column-oriented in-memory databases. Latest hardware and software trends led to the development of a new revolutionary technology that enables flexible and lightning-fast analysis of massive amounts of enterprise data. The basic concepts and design principles of this technology are explained in detail. Beyond that, the implications of the underlying design principles for future enterprise applications and their development are ...

[Sept] 02

Creación y retoque de imágenes con software libre
Instalación del programa y manejo de sus herramientas (de dibujo, selección y tranformación) Aclaración de procedimientos como descarga de imágenes, su creación, adquisición desde diversos dispositivos, impresión, etc… Uso de las capas y los textos Manejo del color Uso y aplicación de filtros

Adventures in Innovative Learning Design and Technology
Explore the exciting learning technology landscape that has been created by unlimited access to information, online tools perfect for collaboration, and the rapid changing technology all around us. In this 5-week adventure, we will use connectivist and heutagogical practices to explore 1) how to be a successful learner, 2) the best strategies for collaborative learning, 3) the basics of learning design aka instructional design, and 4) current innovative models for learning design. This ...

[Sept] 03

Get to know SAP's Innovative Enterprise Solutions (Chinese language)
To be competitive and remain relevant in today’s business world, a good IT solution has to: Enable business anywhere at any time, on any device Crunch big data easily and quickly Be tailored to the specific needs of the customer Join our lectures and learn how SAP responds to these challenges. This six week course provides you with a broad overview of SAP’s latest technologies, covering many engaging topics like SAP HANA and SAP Cloud. You will also learn how SAP offers ...

[Sept] 08

Active Mathematics for Homeschooling Families
A free online course for homeschooling families who wish to improve their children's math learning experience.

Matmática activa para familias educadoras
Un curso gratis para familias educadoras que desean explorar formas creativas de aprender y enseñar matemática, adaptadas a las necesidades de los niños.

Mini Medical School
The original Mini Medical School is now offered as a MOOC. No prerequisites, no exams! Open to anyone who wants to learn more about the basic science that underpins modern medicine.

OIL101: Fact or Friction?
Are you using the right type of engine oil in your vehicle? Is synthetic, conventional, or blended oil the best? Are there certain oil types that are better than others? Engine type, driving style, weather, and age of vehicle and engine are some of the important factors to consider when selecting the best oil for your vehicle. The misuse of oil can be detrimental to the life of your vehicle. There is much more to oil than meets the eye! In this course, participants will learn about and ...

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Measuring the impact of a MOOC course can be complicated - Deseret News
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Deseret News Measuring the impact of a MOOC course can be complicated Deseret News Only 5 percent of people who start a free online "massive open enrollment course," or MOOC, finish the course. This a fact often cited as an indictment of MOOCs. But is that really the measure of success? MOOCs are courses provided by some of the world ... Moocs, and the man leading the UK's chargeThe Guardian all 2 news articles » [Link] Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:06:28 GMT

Numerical Methods With Python MOOC Starts Today - iProgrammer
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Numerical Methods With Python MOOC Starts Today iProgrammer An interesting sounding MOOC that will help students implement numerical solution methods in well-designed Python programs starts on August 18. The course was announced at last months SciPy (Scientific Python) conference where Professor Lorena A ... [Link] Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:27:34 GMT

MOOC Watch: Gamification a new learning tool - The Australian Financial Review
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MOOC Watch: Gamification a new learning tool The Australian Financial Review âThe major MOOC platforms have largely ignored K-12 education, but ironically that is where experimentation is needed most,â said Melissa Loble, senior director of the Canvas Network. The two Minecraft courses are among a number offered free by Canvas ... [Link] Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:26:29 GMT

Intrepid Learning Delivers Addictive âMOOC on Corporate MOOCsâ on Intrepid ... - WhaTech
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Intrepid Learning Delivers Addictive âMOOC on Corporate MOOCsâ on Intrepid ... WhaTech The MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) addressed the business case for corporate MOOCsâsuch as thought leadership and customer education at scale, talent acquisition, sales and partner enablement, leadership development, and more. Online EvolutionHarvard Magazine Creating a Learning Environment With MOOCsHuffington Post all 5 news articles » [Link] Sun, 17 Aug 2014 13:46:18 GMT

This online school may replace modern liberal arts colleges - Quartz
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Quartz This online school may replace modern liberal arts colleges Quartz Among the most prominent MOOC purveyors are Khan Academy, the brainchild of the entrepreneur Salman Khan, and Coursera, headed by the Stanford computer scientists Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller. Khan Academy began as a way to tutor children in ... [Link] Sun, 17 Aug 2014 13:21:57 GMT



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