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Justine Goulart

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Bringing Improvement Science to High School Students

This post, written by Jenny Lisle, originally ran on the HarvardX blog.  “I think using MOOCs to educate students is profound, especially connecting students virtually with people from other states and countries, with people young and old, and with people from different cultural views. When this happens, students are not only learning the content that’s being presented, they are also learning the views of other people.”...

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20 Dec 2016
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4 Ways Financial Literacy Skills Boost Your CV 

Running an organisation is challenging, whether it’s a family run small shop, or a major multinational corporation. Many of us start our careers thinking we shouldn’t focus on money, and that enthusiasm and vision are all we need to be successful. We soon learn better. Every organisation needs to understand its finances – and if you want to grow your career, you need to develop...

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MicroMasters Liderazgo y trabajo en equipo en grupos de mejora continua: Dirigiendo los equipos de la empresa del futuro

En un mundo cada vez más globalizado y competitivo, las empresas que gestionen de forma adecuada la mejora continua de la calidad y sus procesos y la innovación generada por sus empleados tienen una ventaja competitiva importante. Conceptos como lean manufacturing o 6-sigma, que surgieron en las grandes cadenas de montaje de las multinacionales, están cada vez más presentes en todo tipo de organizaciones de...

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u.lab MOOCs: Inspiring Change Around the World

This post originally ran on MIT’s Office of Digital Learning (ODL) blog. u.lab is a series of edX courses that strengthen the capacity of individuals, communities, institutions and systems to respond to the increasing flow of disruptive challenges we face across all social systems and societies today. We do this through a highly experiential pedagogy in which participants identify an issue or challenge that matters...

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02 Dec 2016
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Personalised Learning: Teaching in the Age of Technology

Teaching today is a very different practice to what it was just a decade ago. Kindergarden to year 12 teachers have needed to keep up with a rapidly changing world to ensure their students are prepared for it. Like many other institutions, education has turned to technology to bring teaching into the 21st century. With technology, the classroom has become an immersive learning space, and...

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03 Nov 2016
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From Pac-Man to Pokémon Go: The Role of a Video Game Designer

We love video games because they take us out of our own reality and immerse us in an engaging experience. Whether you’re behind the scope of a rifle as you fight in an interstellar war in Halo, manage a farm and its crop development in Farmville, or strategize your gameplay in Tetris, there is a gaming escape for everyone. From console games to smartphones, the...

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27 Oct 2016
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From Medicine to Multimedia: 5 Surprising Career Paths in Drawing and Illustration

The traditional image of a full-time artist struggling to make ends meet while toiling in front of a canvas may be becoming a thing of the past. So, what does a career in drawing look like in the technologically advanced and content rich world we live in? As we consume more visual forms of media across a broad range of devices, opportunities for those with...

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Cutting-edge Innovations Drive Cybersecurity Training

We live in a world where everything is vulnerable. Billions of devices are now connected, each with valuable information that bad actors are aggressively looking to exploit. A host of new tools may now be available but they are optimized to address yesterday’s challenges. The second one problem is fixed a new one arises. What if we could develop language level techniques that remove entire...

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Reddit AMA with MicroMasters Program Leaders—Discussing the New Innovative Master’s-Level Credential

UPDATE: The Reddit AMA is now live. Click here.  What is a MicroMasters credential? How does a MicroMasters program advance my career and accelerate a Master’s Degree? Along with 14 of our global university partners, edX launched the MicroMasters credential, a new category of Master’s-level online education to advance careers in the most in-demand fields—from UX and Artificial Intelligence, to Business Management and Supply Chain...

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03 Oct 2016
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Filosofía, Ciencia, Educación, Derecho, Informática e Historia: Cursos de UAMx en edX!

¡Embárcate en uno de estos siete cursos de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid en edX! Desde la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) te damos una nueva oportunidad para realizar siete de nuestros cursos en español. Estos cursos tratan sobre algunas de las materias más relevantes que se imparten en nuestra universidad, específicamente proyectados para ser impartidos online gracias al esfuerzo conjunto de nuestros profesores y...

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