Each semester, Lifehacker showcases their top picks for online courses, and again this term a slew of edX courses made the list! Read on for more detail, and enroll to start your semester today. Click here to read the full post on Lifehacker.com.Your education doesn’t have to stop once you leave school. We’ve put together a curriculum of some of the best free online classes available on...
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Hong Kong I am originally from Pune, India, and migrated to Hong Kong in 1997, where I attended Delia Memorial School. I am a recent graduate from University of London with Bachelor of Laws (Hons.), and work in a Solicitor firm based in Hong Kong’s Legal Jurisdiction. I took HarvardX Justice, which focused on Moral Philosophy, complimenting my undergraduate degree in Law. The connection between legal...
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This post originally ran on Inside Higher Ed on October 23, 2014. An international group of higher education institutions—including UT Arlington, Stanford University, Hong Kong University and Davidson College—convened by learning researcher and theorist George Siemens gathered last week to explore the impacts of MOOCs on higher education (full list of participating institutions below). The takeaway? Higher education is going digital, responding to the architecture...
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Sal Khan of Khan Academy fame may recommend recording natural speech rather than planning every word of his instructional videos, but a fully scripted video seems to be the preferred approach for many MOOC educators. As part of the University of Hong Kong’s small team tasked with helping faculties prepare HKU’s first MOOCs, we recognize that learners have individual preferences about how best to gain...
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Welcome to our New Members: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Wageningen University We’re here this week at Delft University of Technology for #FutureEDU. As our worldwide team shares our experiences and explores the future of education both online and on campus, I am pleased to announce our newest edX members: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Wageningen University. Both The Hong Kong Polytechnic University...
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