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As an alternative to a full master's degree, edX and Coursera offer MicroMaster and MasterTrack certificate programs at a fraction of the cost of grad school

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. edX Micromaster; Coursera; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider edX and both offer cheap or free online graduate courses, many from top universities like MIT, Duke, and the University of Michigan.edX MicroMasters and are bite-sized portions of master's degree programs. They can be used to build stand-alone skills to advance your career or as a stepping stone to a full master's program. We compared Mi...
Tags: Reviews, Education, Time, Trends, Features, University Of Chicago, Coursera, edX, E-learning, University Of Michigan, Duke University, Mara Leighton, Master's Degree, Insider Picks 2020, Education & Personal Development (Reviews, Alyssa Powell


Survey shows parents want LAUSD to offer in-person learning option next semester

Nine months into a global pandemic that has upended the nation’s school system, two education advocacy groups in Los Angeles released the results of separate surveys on Wednesday, Dec. 16, looking at some of the obstacles imposed by distance learning. One survey, by the group Speak UP, addressed parents’ opinions about school reopenings while a second poll, conducted by Educators for Excellence-Los Angeles and USC’s Rossier School of Education, focused on the challenges of distance learning thro...
Tags: Health, News, Education, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Maine, Community, Venice, Lausd, Local News, Usc, Southern California, Los Angeles Unified, Austin Beutner


Intensive-care bed capacity at Southern California hospitals tumbles to 0.5%

The number of available intensive-care unit beds at Southern California hospitals has declined for the ninth consecutive day, tumbling to 0.5% capacity Wednesday, Dec. 16 —  rekindling alarm among public health and hospital officials. The index, posted by state public health officials amid the deepening coronavirus surge, fell more than a percentage point from Tuesday’s 1.7% level. The closely watched ICU metric triggered a state-mandated stay-at-home order when Southern California’s capacity tu...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, Government, Germany, Sport, Soccer, Community, NHL, Biden, Southern California, Ventura, Gary Bettman, UCLA Health, Top Stories LADN


The Dune Graphic Novel: Experience Frank Herbert’s Epic Sci-Fi Saga as You’ve Never Seen It Before

Like so many major motion pictures slated for a 2020 release, Denis Villeneuve’s Dune has been bumped into 2021. But fans of Frank Herbert’s epic science-fiction saga haven’t had to go entirely without adaptations this year, since last month saw the release of the first Dune graphic novel. Written by Kevin J. Anderson and Frank Herbert’s son Brian Herbert, co-authors of twelve Dune prequel and sequel novels, this 160-page volume constitutes just the first part of a trilogy intended to visually ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Books, Hollywood, College, Earth, House, Literature, Sci Fi, Seoul, David Lynch, Anderson, Dune, Frank Herbert, Facebook Twitter, Lynch


Get Inside the Head of a New York City Christmas Tree: A Gonzo Short Film from Artist Nina Katchadourian

For every year this Christmas tree Brings to us such joy and glee O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree Such pleasure do you bring me… All over New York City, tree stands are springing up like mushrooms. Unlike the fanciful windows lining 5th avenue, the Union Square holiday market, or Rockefeller Center’s tree and skating rink, this seasonal pleasure requires no special trip, no threat of crowds. You could battle traffic, and lose half a day, dragging the kids to a cut-your-own farm on Long I...
Tags: Google, Art, New York, Film, College, Life, New York City, Canada, Brooklyn, New Jersey, Vermont, Long Island, Rockefeller Center, Andrew, Facebook Twitter, Union Square


Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin Cover 8 Songs by Famous Jewish Artists for Hanukkah: Bob Dylan, Beastie Boys & More

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8AAPoZVpmg Whatever you say to people this holiday season, whether it involves a “happy” or a “merry” or a nothing at all, maybe we can agree: winter holidays can brighten up a dark time of the year, even if they’re also fraught with family tension and other stresses. Maybe not everyone’s great at decorating or singing holiday songs, but we can all appreciate a job well done. Holiday lights shine like beacons on dark, cold winter nights… we swoon to the s...
Tags: Google, Music, College, Bob Dylan, Paul Mccartney, Dave Grohl, Drake, David Byrne, Grohl, Facebook Twitter, Josh Jones, Greg Kurstin, Durham NC Follow, Kurstin, Dave Grohl Greg Kurstin, Bob Dylan Beastie Boys amp


Dave Grohl & Greg Kurstin Cover 8 Songs by Famous Jewish Artists for Hanukkah: Bob Dylan, Beastie Boys, Velvet Underground & More

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8AAPoZVpmg Whatever you say to people this holiday season, whether it involves a “happy” or a “merry” or a nothing at all, maybe we can agree: winter holidays can brighten up a dark time of the year, even if they’re also fraught with family tension and other stresses. Maybe not everyone’s great at decorating or singing holiday songs, but we can all appreciate a job well done. Holiday lights shine like beacons on dark, cold winter nights… we swoon to the s...
Tags: Google, Music, College, Bob Dylan, Paul Mccartney, Dave Grohl, Drake, David Byrne, Grohl, Facebook Twitter, Josh Jones, Greg Kurstin, Durham NC Follow, Kurstin, Dave Grohl Greg Kurstin, Andrew Frisicano


Betsy DeVos asked her Department of Education staff to become 'the resistance' when Biden takes office

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos speaks during a White House Coronavirus Task Force press briefing at the US Department of Education July 8, 2020. Alex Wong/Getty Images Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was recorded telling Department of Education staff to become "the resistance" to the Biden administration when he becomes president in January. She made the comment during a virtual meeting with department staff, according to Politico, which obtained a recording of the meeting. "Be the res...
Tags: Politics, News, Education, Politico, Trends, Joe Biden, Fox News, Biden, Department Of Education, DeVos, US Department of Education, Alex Wong Getty, Betsy DeVos, Kelly McLaughlin, Biden Administration


15 Insanely Cute & Functional 2021 Planners for Your Most Organized Year Yet

Keep your life organized this year with these adorable planners!
Tags: Organization, College, Planners, College Life


Citi exec: Supporting education will fuel future transformers

School girl of Indian ethnicity seating at corridor with laptop . Coronavirus Outbreak. Lockdown and school closures. Indian school small girl watching online education classes at home. COVID-19 pandemic forces children online learning. Getty Images Every year, a portion of Citi's electronically traded proceeds go toward nonprofit organizations that tackle illiteracy and education inequality. For his work, Alaa Saeed, Citigroup's global head of electronic platforms and distri...
Tags: Asia, UK, Education, Opinion, Nigeria, Trends, Pakistan, Inequality, Nonprofit, Citi, Heather Halstead, Reach the World, Malala Fund, Edit Series, TB2020, SP-ING-WB-2020


A Brief History of Talking Heads: How the Band Went from Scrappy CBGB’s Punks to New Wave Superstars

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KeDf-1Wr-Ks We could split hairs all day. Are Talking Heads punk? Are they New Wave? Are they “art rock”? Why not all of the above. Consider their cred. Two art students, David Byrne and , move to New York in the late 70 with their three-chord, two-piece band The Artistics. With minimal musical ability and no experience in the music business, they thought, said Byrne, “we’d have a serious try at a band.” Unable to recruit new members in the city, they ask...
Tags: Google, Music, New York, James Wolcott, College, Village Voice, David Byrne, Cbgb, Jonathan Demme, Facebook Twitter, Weymouth, Byrne, Josh Jones, Suffice, FRANTZ, Robert Fripp


Child labour is exploitation: there’s no such thing as ‘good’ and ‘bad’ work

For health, wellbeing and life chances children need an education – and we must not let Covid drag us back to the bad old daysCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCovid has brought with it a spate of disturbing reports of schoolchildren reverting to child labour, increases in child marriage, trafficking, domestic violence and a sharpening digital divide in education. Children the world over are falling through the cracks, with governments ignoring child rights violations u...
Tags: Education, Children, Poverty, Global development, Child Labour, Child rights, Coronavirus, COVID



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