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Now on CourseTalk: Art & creative tech courses from Kadenze

kadenzeWhile online learning has proven to be hugely popular for STEM subjects, the arts have been less commonly studied online to date. CourseTalk’s newest provider, Kadenze,  is out to fill the online gap in art and creative technology education through a highly-specialized platform.

With features like uncompressed audio uploading and storage space for portfolios, Kadenze (pronounced kah-den-zay) seeks to be the online home for students of creativity. The company has partnered with schools like Princeton and the Paris College of Art to offer classes from the world’s top artists and engineers. And get this: Nearly half of Kadenze’s classes are available for college credit  — at $300 per credit.

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Hot IT jobs for 2016 — and the online courses to get you started

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This post originally appeared on the edX blog. Learn more about the field of information technology with free online courses in cloud computing, cyber security, big data and much more at edX.org.


According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in the field of information technology are expected to grow 12 percent by 2024 with over 480,000 new positions in the fields of network security, cloud computing and IT management. IT jobs consistently rank high on Indeed’s list of the top 30 computer and Internet job titles, and U.S. News and World Report ranks the job of IT manager fourth on its list of the nine best technology jobs of 2016.

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Welcome EU-funded EMMA, CourseTalk’s newest MOOC provider

 

One of the unique benefits of online learning is that it gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in a variety of concepts from educators all over the world. In that spirit, CourseTalk is excited to introduce our newest course provider, European Multiple MOOC Aggregator (EMMA)!

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Q&A with a record-setting CourseTalk reviewer

Greg Hamel recently left his 100th CourseTalk review, setting a new site record! We decided it was the perfect opportunity to ask this prolific reviewer about his online learning journey. Greg is a Minneapolis-based writer with a B.A. in economics. He took his first online class, on computer programming, in 2011 through MIT OpenCourseWare, and he’s been taking MOOCs ever since. Read on for insights from a seasoned online learner.

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Harvard’s HBX CORe answers our 5 burning questions

CourseTalk is proud to have HBX CORe — Harvard Business School’s online program teaching business fundamentals in 11 weeks — as a new provider. We recently spoke with Ross Pearo, Director of Marketing and CORe Product at HBX, to get the inside scoop on Harvard’s exciting new venture into the world of online learning. His main message? Don’t be afraid to apply. It takes less than 30 minutes, and HBX is happy to admit as many people as are a good fit for the program. “Our goal is to allow anybody we think can benefit from the program to go through it and participate in what can be a transformational experience,” he said.

 

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