Archive for January 30th, 2014

News: Google Learning Center released by Google for Education

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Google for Education has released Google Learning Center https://www.google.com/edu/training/.  It seems to be online self-instructional training website for Google applications and systems.  You can also receive certifications as well.

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I am particularly interested in the design of the online training as well as how the progress and assessment of each user are designed and layout.  I will go through this training to see how far I can go.

 

 

News: MOOCs courses in foreign languages.

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

It’d be interesting to see what kind of courses will be offered in foreign languages.

QuickWire: Coursera Joins Foundation to Offer MOOCs in Spanish

Coursera, a company that helps clients build massive open online courses, will soon expand its reach internationally by offering Spanish-language MOOCs. On Wednesday the company unveiled its latest partnership, with a Mexican philanthropic organization called the Carlos Slim Foundation, and announced plans to translate 50 Coursera courses into Spanish by the end of the year…

http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/quickwire-coursera-joins-with-foundation-to-offer-moocs-in-spanish/49897

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