Tag: Happening at CourseTalk (page 1 of 3)

Introducing Course Tracker: All your online classes in one place

 

With so many amazing courses online these days, it can feel like homework just trying to keep tabs on them all! CourseTalk has a solution for you: Meet Course Tracker.

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This new tool, available in beta version exclusively for CourseTalk registered users, allows learners to organize all their online courses – past, present and future – across providers. (See the bottom of this post for access.)

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Happy birthday, CourseTalk!

CourseTalk turns 3 this month! Here’s what we’re celebrating as we look back on the past year.

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CourseTalk joins new international MOOC group

MOOC Expert Committee launches to advance online learning

Global members span nonprofit, academic, governmental, business worlds

WASHINGTON — October 6, 2015 — Online courses have the potential to expand quality education, provide scientific and cultural content, and offer career training and professional development worldwide. To this end, a public-private partnership has formed to harness the power of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), which are available to anyone with no enrollment caps or application process.

The MOOC Expert Committee is a rallying platform of professionals from different industries, organizations and countries working to advance learning through MOOCs. The Committee will create a community, provide space for dialogue, exchange ideas and innovative practices, showcase technologies and underscore pedagogical aspects of online learning around the world.

Aiming to identify educational trends, the Committee will promote new technologies and eventually advise policy makers on effective open education endeavors. Members of the Committee bring complementary perspectives on how to design, implement, monitor and evaluate MOOC-based programs around the globe.

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USAID, CourseTalk, IREX and TASCHA launch $1.55 million initiative to bring online education to developing world

Two-year initiative focuses on youth workforces in Colombia, Philippines and South Africa

AUSTIN,Texas — March 10, 2015 — Online courses have the potential to expand quality education and career training worldwide, but few people in developing countries access them. Now, the U.S.Agency for International Development (USAID) and CourseTalk.com,the largest source of reviews of online courses, are launching a two-year, $1.55 million project to investigate and address this unmet potential.

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Celebrate Computer Science Education Week and Hour of Code with CourseTalk

CourseTalk is celebrating Computer Science Education Week by supporting the Hour of Code. This grassroots movement hopes to bring 100 million students worldwide one hour of computer science instruction. Currently, nine out of 10 schools don’t offer computer programming classes; Code.org (the organization behind the movement) and its corporate partners believe every student should have the opportunity to learn coding.

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