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How to Choose a Distance Learning Master’s Using Online Degree Platforms

Your university education doesn’t have to stop with finishing a Bachelor’s degree. If you can’t afford the travel and living costs or if you can’t stand being away in a foreign country for 2 whole years, but you still don’t want to sacrifice your career future, an online Master’s degree is the best of both worlds. The real challenge is figuring out how to navigate...

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05 Jul 2017
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How to Choose the Best Online Bachelor’s Degree in 3 Easy Steps

Learning from a distance can be a great way to go about your university education. You can keep your job, be close to your family and friends, and not need to awkwardly fumble with a map around the campus in a foreign country. Plus, you get to save a good buck on transportation, accommodation and other living costs. Still, how can you pick and find...

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05 Jul 2017
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MIT pilots full-credit online residential course

This post originally ran on MIT News. Campus students report more flexibility, reduced stress in taking an online version of a popular MIT course. Last fall, the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) and MIT Office of Digital Learning piloted a full-credit online course for a small cohort of residential students. The popular 6.002 (Circuits and Electronics) was offered as 6.S064, leveraging an existing massive...

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How to Succeed with Psychology – 5 Tips from the Experts

Every day we live and work with other people, interacting with them to achieve our goals. You might be at work, and need a colleague to help you with a project. Maybe you want to ask your boss for a raise. Or maybe you are at home and want someone in your family to do something for you. How can you maximise your chances of...

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09 Jun 2017
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Six Sigma and Lean: 3 Secrets for Success

Today, we continuously rediscover the power of Six Sigma and Lean in almost every industry, from service industries to software development; mass production to mass customization; and multi-national companies to small and medium enterprises. What are the secrets of Six Sigma and Lean that make their application as effective today as they were over 30 years ago? The roots of Six Sigma come from the statistical...

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Front-End Web Developer: One of Today’s Hottest Jobs

Build and enhance critical professional skills in one of the best technology jobs with W3C’s Professional Certificate program.  The Web is everywhere: from your favorite connected device (mobile phone, pad, etc.) to your future connected car and home. The Web is also changing the landscape in healthcare, financial and government services, as well as commerce, arts and education! As such, the Web design and development...

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23 May 2017
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Data Scientists: What They Do and How to Become One

Data is everywhere. Now that new, emerging technologies have advanced our ability to accumulate data, companies of all sizes, across all industries, are collecting massive amounts of data. In many ways, that’s the easy part. The hard part is actually manipulating and making sense of all that data. Organizations need someone to analyze it in order to help make better, data-driven decisions. Queue the data scientist!...

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03 May 2017
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Learn Software Development the Right Way

Software development is a career of the future. While technological advancement and automation are sweeping across industries, rendering many jobs redundant, the software development industry continues to grow at unparalleled rates; all this new technology and automation runs on software. New tech companies are cropping up all the time, old tech companies are growing, and companies in every other sector need software developers to develop...

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18 Apr 2017
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HTML + JavaScript + CSS = Employment

This is a guest blog post from Microsoft’s Introduction to HTML and JavaScript course team.  You may have heard somewhere along your career path that web development is a hot area where your career can really take off and earn you more than you ever thought before. You may have also read articles that cite large average salaries of $87,000 USD. Even the US Department of Labor projects that...

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