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Agilidad y Lean. Gestionando los proyectos y negocios del s. XXI (2ª edición)
Los objetivos del curso son conocer qué es la agilidad y el Lean aplicado a la tecnología. Profundizar en las técnicas ágiles que necesitará para gestionar con éxito el día a día de los proyectos software y tecnológicos.
Durante el curso se profundizará en el cliclo de vida iterativo, el ágil, en cómo se planifican y estiman este tipo de proyectos, cómo se toman los requisitos, y se repasarán las metodologías más populares (cómo Scrum y XP). También se tratará el Lean, ...
Investigative Concepts: FBI Major Case #203 "Pizza Bomber"
This six-week course is designed to help the criminal justice student learn how to gather, analyze, and process data in the course of large scale criminal case investigations. Topics include investigative techniques, photography, note taking, and sketching; identifying, collecting, examining, and processing physical evidence; and obtaining information about suspects as well as identifying and locating suspects. The FBI Major Case #203, “Pizza Bomber” investigation will be utilized as a case ...
Social Issues Through Comic Books
Are you a life long learner? Do you like comic books? Do you think it would be interesting to discuss social issues using comic books as a lens? Are you an educator looking for different methods to present your material? If so, this course is for you! From the creator of Gender Through Comic Books (aka the SuperMOOC), this six month course will examine current social issues through comic books while understanding how popular culture is shaped by it's surroundings.
We will read a variety of...
Whether you are 13 or 113, this Google Ninja course is for you.
Most people THINK they know how to use many of Google's free tools, but they actually only use a small portion of what's possible.
This course will help you become a near-expert at using the main Google programs, including email and calendaring, video conferencing and chat, spreadsheets, word processing, slide presentations, drawing, survey forms, drive storage, photo editing, blogging, and much more!
Teaching Online: Reflections on Practice
Designing and facilitating online courses with a diverse student population is a challenge for new, as well as experienced online instructors. This course invites your critical reflection on the methods of online instruction; beliefs and potential bias of the online learner; policies and rules and how they align with course objectives; tone and the purpose of communication. We’ve collected readings and experiences of practice from online instructors and students to provide a foundation for dis...
This course is a review of Basic Arithmetic skills that serve as a prerequisite for placement into and success in pre-college and college-level algebra courses. In this course, primary emphasis will be placed on fundamental operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and integers. Other topics covered include proportions, percentages, representations of data, geometric figures, and measurement.
Students who should take this course include: those that have an interest in brushing up on ...
Carpe Diem MOOC: Seize the day – transform learning. Swinburne University
Using the Carpe Diem process – a well-tested, agile and rapid course development method – you will be encouraged to be inventive, with the aim of future-proofing student learning.
The Carpe Diem process enables you to use your existing Learning Management System (LMS) or Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) or any other collaborative online environment to design scaffolded student activity. It enables a small team to design a learning course once and deliver it many times. It is an efficient...
Cambios en el turismo contemporáneo
Actualmente el turismo constituye una de las principales industrias del mundo. Es fuente de cambios culturales, urbanísticos y ambientales, y es objeto de consumo preferente y en constante crecimiento. El curso Cambios en el turismo contemporáneo ofrece una aproximación a este fenómeno partiendo de perspectivas multidisciplinares. Trata los principales temas de interés del turismo contemporáneo, focalizándose en los cambios que se producen tanto en la oferta como en la demanda, además de...
Rapid Course Design MOOC
Professor Gilly Salmon says: "Carpe Diem is a proven collaborative and rapid course development method for effective learning design. Whether it be adapting an existing course for online delivery or ensuring your course is designed for future learning, Carpe Diem is an essential method for anyone interested in improving learning and teaching." Participants in the course can expect to:
• Learn about the Carpe Diem process
• Apply the method to your own learning course design
My Big Fat Gut Reaction: Ethical Decision-Making for Health Care Professionals
This is a 3-week instructor-led course that will include a review of ethical principles and a description of an ethical decision-making model for health care professionals. Case studies and discussion will be the primary teaching route. Certificate route includes two short quizzes and a final assignment.
Over the course of their careers, health care professionals face a variety of difficult decisions. At times, choosing between two courses of action presents an ethical dilemma. The health care...
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When OSS Meets MOOC - ComputerworldUK (blog)
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When OSS Meets MOOC
A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC; English pronunciation: /muːk/) is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web. In addition to traditional course materials such as videos, readings, and problem sets, MOOCs provide ...
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:19:48 GMT
Training Workers the Netflix Way: MOOCs in the Job Industry - Fox Business
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Training Workers the Netflix Way: MOOCs in the Job Industry
Aquent, a global staffing firm, recently implemented a MOOC (massive open online course) program called the Aquent Gymnasium to help fill the skills gap in the design and marketing industry. The classes are online and on-demand, and specifically target ...
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 20:15:25 GMT
Personal enrichment on the cheap - Chicago Tribune
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Personal enrichment on the cheap
"In the time it takes to watch one episode of 'Parks and Recreation' on Netflix, you can instead choose to get several lectures on really different topics," said John Ciancutti, chief product officer of Coursera.org, the largest repository of MOOCs ...
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:56:28 GMT
INXPO Unveils Learning Environments a Private "Corporate MOOC" Designed to ... - PR Newswire (press release)
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INXPO Unveils Learning Environments a Private "Corporate MOOC" Designed to ...
PR Newswire (press release)
INXPO Unveils Learning Environments a Private "Corporate MOOC" Designed to Drive Content Consumption. INXPO's brand new Learning Environments offers a secure portal to share knowledge, conduct on-going training, get certified and stay virtually ...
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Fri, 07 Mar 2014 18:14:22 GMT
There is even a MOOC that teaches you how to apply to U.S. universities! - StarAfrica.com
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There is even a MOOC that teaches you how to apply to U.S. universities!
American universities have gone full circle. Many of them have been proposing free online courses (MOOCs) for everybody to enjoy. But they use it to recruit real, fee-paying students. This week, the University of Pennsylvania delivers a course teaching ...
An overview of higher education in CanadaCanIndia News
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Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:51:35 GMT