Education


Posts filtered by tags: Online Learning[x]


 

This free, online social work course from the University of Michigan inspired me to apply to grad school. Here's why I recommend it to anyone considering a degree in social work.

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. University of Michigan; Alyssa Powell/Insider The University of Michigan has the top-ranked Master of Social Work program in the US. U-M offers a Social Work Coursera MasterTrack certificate, making a degree more affordable. My experience taking the intro course of the program encouraged me to apply to graduate programs. Table of Contents: Static Social Work Practice: Advocating Social Justice and Cha...
Tags: Reviews, Education, US, Trends, Michigan, Coursera, Online Learning, E-learning, University Of Michigan, Online Classes, School of Social Work, Product Card, IP Reviews, Education & Personal Development (Reviews, Alyssa Powell, Education & Personal Development


The 11 best MCAT courses, based on your studying style

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Kaplan; Magoosh; The Princeton Review; Blueprint; Alyssa Powell/Insider A Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) score is required for entry to medical school. Online courses and practice tests can help you study and even raise your MCAT score. Below are some of the best options from The Princeton Review, Kaplan, Magoosh, and Blueprint. Anyone with med school plans probably knows about the Medical Colleg...
Tags: Reviews, Education, Trends, Features, Princeton, Online Learning, E-learning, Online Classes, Kaplan, MCAT, Princeton Review, Magoosh, Julia Pugachevsky, Critical Analysis, IP Graphics, Product Card


Coursera and edX both offer certificate programs at a fraction of the cost of grad school - here are the main differences between them

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. edX Micromaster; Coursera; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider edX and both online graduate courses, many from top schools like MIT and Duke. edX MicroMasters and are bite-sized portions of master's degree programs. They can be used to build stand-alone skills or as stepping stones to full master's degrees. To mitigate common economic and geographic barriers to getting a master's degree, e...
Tags: Reviews, Education, Trends, Features, Mit, University Of Chicago, Coursera, Online Learning, edX, E-learning, Online Classes, Duke University, Yale Duke, Mara Leighton, Master's Degree, IP Graphics


Free language-learning app Duolingo now offers Yiddish lessons

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Duolingo; Insider Duolingo is a free language-learning app we've recommended time and time again. It now offers lessons in Yiddish, including key cultural phrases and examples. Taking short, fun Yiddish lessons can help you connect with your family and culture. If you're just starting to explore a new language or want to easily build on what you already know, Duolingo is a fun, free, and low-key...
Tags: Reviews, Education, Trends, Duolingo, Online Learning, E-learning, Julia Pugachevsky, IP Graphics, Product Card, IP Reviews, Education & Personal Development (Reviews, Alyssa Powell, Education & Personal Development, Insider Reviews 2021


Over half a million people signed up for this free Princeton course on the science behind Buddhist meditation practices. I took it and came away with a better understanding of myself.

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Table of Contents: Static Robert Wright, a lecturer at Princeton, teaches Buddhism and Modern Psychology on Coursera. The class explores how Buddhist practices like meditation can scientifically improve mental health and wellbeing. I signed up and learned how mindfulness and meditating can make me a happier and healthier person. Alyssa Powell/Insider One of the biggest aspects of Buddhism is meditation...
Tags: Reviews, Education, India, Trends, New York Times, Princeton, Coursera, Online Learning, E-learning, Princeton University, Online Classes, Buddha, Buddhist, Wright, Robert Wright, IP Graphics


14 Cornell classes you can take online for free, from how to structure a business agreement to the ethics of food

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Cornell; Alyssa Powell/Insider Cornell University is one of the top 25 schools in the world - and offers free online courses. You can access courses in everything from engineering and big data to the ethics of eating. Below are 14 free online Cornell courses you can take through edX, or you can browse them all here. Cornell is one of the most prestigious schools in the world. To set foot on campus as a...
Tags: Reviews, Education, US, Trends, Features, Gmo, Cornell, Online Learning, E-learning, Online Classes, Food and Nutrition, Garlick, Ansys, Mara Leighton, IP Graphics, Education & Personal Development (Reviews


Udacity's online Nanodegrees are currently 75% off - here's why they can be a great option if you're pursuing tech careers like data science or programming

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Udacity; Alyssa Powell/Insider Udacity offers free online courses and Nanodegrees to build in-demand, technology-based skills.Courses are available in subjects like AI, programming, cybersecurity, data science, and business.Below, find answers to FAQ and information on the top 10 most popular Udacity Nanodegrees. Table of Contents: Static What is Udacity? Udacity is an online learning platform that tr...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Facebook, Education, Trends, Google Analytics, Features, Udacity, Online Learning, E-learning, Online Classes, Nanodegree, Julia Pugachevsky, IP Graphics, Product Card, IP Reviews


I signed up for a free trial of One Day University to stream lectures from Yale and Columbia professors - here's why it's replacing Netflix reruns for me right now

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. One Day University; Alyssa Powell/Insider One Day University lets you live-stream short online lectures by world-renowned professors. Topics range from history and science to art. We suggest starting with The Science of Happiness. You can sign up for a free two-week trial here. After that, it's $9 per month. Table of Contents: Static What it is: Live and pre-recorded lectures from top universities ...
Tags: Reviews, Education, America, Trends, Netflix, Yale, Columbia, Online Learning, E-learning, Online Classes, Abraham Lincoln, Harvard Yale, Changed America, Mara Leighton, IP Graphics, Product Card


Udacity's online Nanodegrees are currently 60% off - here's why they can be a great option if you're pursuing tech careers like data science or programming

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Udacity; Alyssa Powell/Insider Udacity offers free online courses and Nanodegrees to build in-demand, technology-based skills.Courses are available in subjects like AI, programming, cybersecurity, data science, and business.Below, find answers to FAQ and information on the top 10 most popular Udacity Nanodegrees. Table of Contents: Static What is Udacity? Udacity is an online learning platform that tr...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Facebook, Education, Trends, Google Analytics, Features, Udacity, Online Learning, E-learning, Online Classes, Nanodegree, Julia Pugachevsky, Product Card, IP Reviews, Education & Personal Development (Reviews


27 free UPenn courses you can take online, including Wharton business classes

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. UPenn; Alyssa Powell/Insider The University of Pennsylvania is one of the best 15 schools in the world. You can take some of its online courses for free, including ones from the renowned Wharton School. Find 27 of the most popular free UPenn courses below - from psychology to poetry - offered by edX and Coursera. Achieving Personal and Professional Success Specialization svetikd / Getty Imag...
Tags: Reviews, Hollywood, Supreme Court, Education, US, Trends, Css, IP, Features, University of Pennsylvania, Emily Dickinson, Positive Psychology, Coursera, Online Learning, E-learning, Online Classes


15 online writing courses taught by bestselling authors, including Malcolm Gladwell, David Sedaris, and Roxane Gay

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Masterclass; Alyssa Powell/Insider Strong communication and writing skills will help you succeed in any profession.Online classes are an affordable way to learn new writing tips as well as receive feedback on your work.All the classes on this list are taught by expert, award-winning writers with decades of experience.Good writing skills can take you far (just take it from a business major who wormed her ...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Education, Trends, Features, New York Times, Ubs, Npr, Britney Spears, Margaret Atwood, University of Cambridge, Wall Street Journal, New Yorker, Entertainment Weekly, Malcolm Gladwell, Financial Times


edX offers free online courses and affordable certificates from top schools like Harvard and MIT - here's how it works

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. edX; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider edX is a non-profit founded by MIT and Harvard that offers free and affordable online courses.The site's partnered with top universities and organizations to offer courses from Java programming to the science of happiness.You can also pay to receive a certificate of completion from each course or receive a professional or MicroMasters certificate.Online learning ha...
Tags: Reviews, Education, Trends, Features, Mit, Harvard, Columbia University, Java, Online Learning, Mooc, E-learning, Excel Microsoft, Connie Chen, Jannis Tobias Werner Shutterstock, IP Graphics, Education & Personal Development (Reviews


Don’t squander the Stem switch-on

The pandemic has forced a digital migration in education. We must capitalise on that opportunity The post Don’t squander the Stem switch-on appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Science, Technology, Education, Africa, Stem, Engineering, Mathematics, Inequality, Online Learning, Openaccess, Digital Learning, Top Six, Early Learning, COVID-19


Covid-19: Knowns, unknowns and opportunities

In the middle of the crisis lies a world of opportunities on which we can capitalise The post Covid-19: Knowns, unknowns and opportunities appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Technology, Education, Opinion, Economy, Healthcare, Innovation, Vaccine, Online Learning, Variant, Openaccess, Fourth Industrial Revolution, South Africa (country, COVID-19


Over 2.2 million students enrolled in this free Yale class on how to be happier - here's what it's actually like to take

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Insider Yale's most popular class in history teaches you how to become happier using science.Through Coursera, Professor Laurie Santos created a free version of the course, The Science of Well-Being. It blew up in popularity during the pandemic.I enrolled and was surprised by how helpful and fun it was. It made an abstract topic feel concrete and useful in everyday life.  The Science of Wel...
Tags: Reviews, Education, US, Trends, Research, Yale, Ivy League, Law School, Santos, Coursera, Online Learning, E-learning, Online Classes, Mercedes Benz, School of Public Health, Free Courses


I learned how to crochet during the pandemic - here are 8 online courses, books, and kits that are perfect for beginners

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon Like knitting, crocheting boasts many mental health benefits including stress-relief and higher concentration.While slightly more challenging than knitting, crocheting is great for making clothes and 3D projects like stuffed toys.Below are 8 online classes, books, and videos to learn how to crochet.If your screen time has skyrocketed during the pandemic, you may be searching for a hobby to keep yo...
Tags: Reviews, Education, Trends, Features, Hilary Swank, Online Learning, E-learning, Jonah, Online Classes, Bella, Don, Bernie, Amazon Amazon, Zina, Amazon Like, Sarah Zimmerman


According to a career coach, these are the top skills that can advance your career - and the 16 online courses you can take to get them

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider We asked a certified professional career coach at TopResume about the skills that can help advance your career.From strengthening writing skills to mastering public speaking, learning new soft skills has never been more accessible or convenient, thanks to e-learning courses. like edX, Udemy, and Coursera offer high-quality, low-cost classes taught by experienced prof...
Tags: Reviews, Career, Maryland, Education, Trends, Features, Job Interviews, Malcolm Gladwell, Coursera, Online Learning, E-learning, Yale University, Online Classes, Leon Neal, Augustine, Chris Voss


9 free or affordable online courses to learn Java, offered by schools like Duke and UPenn

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. iStock; The University of Texas at Austin; Gilbert Espinoza/Insider Java is one of the most popular computer programming languages, most often used to code back-end development projects and Android apps. Below are 9 online courses and certificate programs to learn Java, whether you're a beginner or have some coding experience.Read more: Harvard offers an online data science certificate program for ...
Tags: Reviews, Python, UK, Education, Trends, Features, Harvard, Java, Coventry University, Duke, Online Learning, E-learning, Online Classes, Duke University, University of Texas at Austin, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid


9 online cybersecurity courses to help you jumpstart a career in information security or learn internet safety tips

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. iStock; Gilbert Espinoza/Insider Cybersecurity knowledge is vital for everyone to have, whether they run a small business or want to transition into an information security career.It's also a rapidly growing field, with the US Bureau of Labor predicting a 31% growth in jobs within the next 10 years.Below are 9 online courses and programs (all with free options) that can provide a cybersecurity over...
Tags: Reviews, Education, Trends, Features, Cybersecurity, United States, Ibm, Vpn, Valencia, Coursera, Online Learning, edX, E-learning, Nyu, RIT, University of Washington


Class cancelled: how Covid school closures blocked routes out of poverty

Oxford University project reveals devastating impact on prospects for world’s poorest students, especially girlsCoronavirus – latest updatesRead more in the series: The return of extreme povertyIn the coffee-farming communities of the Peruvian Amazon, the classroom is a route out of poverty. Gabriela was studying civil engineering in a city an hour and a half from home when the Covid-19 pandemic struck.The 18-year-old, who is one of thousands of young people tracked since 2002 as part of the You...
Tags: Education, Children, Americas, World news, Poverty, Social exclusion, Global development, Peru, Young People, University of Oxford, Oxford University, Inequality, Online Learning, Global Education, Gabriela, Women's rights and gender equality


Making waves at Sol Plaatje University

New vice-chancellor Professor Andrew Crouch tells Bongekile Macupe about his plans to put the institution on the world map and create a talent pipeline to help high-achieving matric learners The post Making waves at Sol Plaatje University appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Online Learning, Kimberley, Northern Cape, SPU, Top Six, South Africa (country, Bongekile Macupe, Vice-chancellor, Academic Calendar, Sol Plaatje University, Andrew Crouch


PRESENTING: 64 edtech startups looking to disrupt Harvard as part of a $9 billion market

Online learning platform Coursera has raised a total of $443.1 million in funding, with $130 million raised July 2020. Coursera When the pandemic forced students of all ages into the remote learning model, the value of an in-person college experience came into question. Education tech startups saw a surge in funding up to $9 billion in 2020 from investors looking to enhance virtual learning in the US and abroad. These companies have figured out how to digitize every part of college life, fr...
Tags: Startups, College, US, Trends, Harvard, Higher Education, Universities, Teaser, Edtech, Coursera, Online Learning, Nordic, Harvard Here, Tech Insider, Remote Learning, Virtual Learning


Yale's most popular class ever was adapted into a free online course that teaches you how to be happier

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Reuters / Michelle McLoughlin In 2018, Yale professor Laurie Santos taught a class in response to concerning levels of student depression and anxiety. It became the most popular course in the school's history.To share the class' contents with a wider audience, Santos created a free Coursera course, The Science of Well-Being, that teaches you how to be happy.I enrolled in the class and was surprised...
Tags: Reviews, Education, US, Trends, Yale, Ivy League, The New York Times, Law School, Santos, Coursera, Online Learning, E-learning, Yale University, Online Classes, Mercedes Benz, School of Public Health


LinkedIn is offering free online classes based on the top skills companies want in 2021

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. LinkedIn; Insider LinkedIn identified the top five hard skills employers are looking for in 2021, such as data analysis and project management. Through January 31, the platform is offering free classes to learn those skills - no LinkedIn Learning signup required.Also included are general career development courses, from preparing for job interviews to negotiating a higher salary.Read more: Coursera...
Tags: Reviews, Python, Education, Trends, Linkedin, Features, Coursera, Online Learning, E-learning, Online Classes, PSM, CSM, LinkedIn Learning, Julia Pugachevsky, Education & Personal Development (Reviews, IP Roundup


This book on narcissistic parents that's popular on social media is actually helping readers set stronger boundaries with family members

Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider "Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents" is a bestselling book about dealing with difficult parents.The book breaks down emotionally immature parents into four categories, providing tips on setting boundaries and maintaining healthier relationships.It has become somewhat of a cultural phenomenon, shared countless times on social media and sparking public conversations usually left for private spaces.I interviewed the author, Dr. Lindsay C. ...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, Texas, Instagram, Education, Trends, Arizona, Reddit, Online Learning, E-learning, Chris, Online Classes, Gibson, Linsey, Ashley C Ford


6 wellness apps that have actually improved my wellbeing without adding to tech burnout

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Digit; Down Dog; MindDoc; Nuzzel; Plant Nanny 2; Sleep Cycle; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider There are seemingly endless apps to help improve your life, but sometimes they can make you more stressed out or glued to your phone.Below are six apps - from a cute reminder to drink water to a highly customizable yoga class - that are easy to use and can help organize your life without contributing to bur...
Tags: Reviews, Health, Education, Trends, Features, Meditation, Online Learning, E-learning, Nuzzel, Julia Pugachevsky, IP Graphics, Product Card, Education & Personal Development (Reviews, Alyssa Powell, Health (Reviews, Education & Personal Development


The humble syllabus puts students first

By building online courses backwards, the necessary skills can be taught in stages The post The humble syllabus puts students first appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Students, Education, Curriculum, University, Higher Education, Pedagogy, Algorithms, Online Learning, Zoom, Assignments, Project Syndicate, Syllabus, Learning Communities, COVID-19


8 games, apps, and workshops you can do virtually with your friends to stay connected while quarantining

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. iStock; Gilbert Espinoza/Insider The pandemic can be isolating for many reasons, and relying on video chats to stay connected can get monotonous when you feel like life's stayed the same.Below are ways to connect with friends or meet new people remotely, from comedy workshops and book clubs to workouts and cooking classes.Read more: It can be extra hard to make a career change during a pandemic, bu...
Tags: Reviews, Cook, Education, Trends, Chicago, Yale, Paris, Mexico City, Facetime, Duolingo, Online Learning, E-learning, Online Classes, UCB, Emily, Gina


5 soft skills LinkedIn says will get you hired in 2021 - and the online courses to help you develop them

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider The job market is always shifting, but soft skills like emotional intelligence, adaptability, and creativity translate to every career.LinkedIn used billions of data points from its 660+ million members to determine which hard and soft skills matter most to employers in 2020, and which ones are helping LinkedIn members get hired at the highest rates. Read about the to...
Tags: Reviews, Education, US, Trends, Linkedin, Online Courses, Online Learning, E-learning, Denise Jacobs, Princeton Harvard, Mara Leighton, IP Graphics, Insider Picks 2020, Education & Personal Development (Reviews, Alyssa Powell, IP Roundup


I saved $10,000 by investing my own money without an advisor. Here are the books that taught me how.

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Investing my own money always seemed intimidating, even with advisors, because I couldn't understand the jargon.Below are 8 books I read to help me understand things like index funds, dividends, and how the stock market works, helping me save around $10,000 through investing without an advisor.Read more: 10 online courses, books, and podcasts that can help ...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Education, Trends, Features, Online Learning, E-learning, Kevin, Vanguard Group, Charles Schwab, Schwab, Burton Malkiel, Hallam, Andrew Hallam, Allan Roth, Lauren David



Filters
show more filters
February - 2021
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
March - 2021
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
April - 2021
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930