Articles by tag: Online Courses

Building Relationships in a Digital-First eLearning World

The world of education – particularly for professionals – was already moving online, and the COVID-19 pandemic had only further increased education’s reliance on eLearning solutions and online options. However, digital courses and eLearning can’t result in a lack of engagement and relationships, which are both still at the heart of true learning. On this…

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Exploring the State of University Online Learning

This episode of the MarketScale Online Learning Minute featured Ray Schroeder, professor at the University of Illinois Springfield (UIS), senior fellow of the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) and founder of the Center for Online Learning, Research, and Service. Ray has been a pioneer of the online learning field and launched the UIS’s…

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Are Online Courses Hitting the Mark?

One crucial aspect of training employees is ensuring they retain the information in the courses. Companies should also seek out feedback from class takers to improve the content. Brian recommends several tactics to improve comprehension. Setting up a survey post-course for comments by participants can help a company improve their online learning. If those…

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Online Learning Minute: Elevating Your Graphic Design Skills with Behance

On this episode of MarketScale’s Online Learning Minute, host Brian Runo explores how even free courses, particularly in the area of graphic design, can deliver tremendous value. “[Graphic design] is one of the fields where there’s always something new to learn, and it’s also one of the fields where the majority of work can…

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Free Data Science and Machine Learning Courses

Databricks announced on Monday a free global program that gives college students the opportunity to enhance their degrees with classes in data science and machine learning. Ryan Boyd, head of developer relations at Databricks, said exposing “students to the online tools and cloud platforms that enable highly scalable data science and machine learning,” provides them…

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The Best Places for Free Online Courses Right Now

Perhaps you’re someone who craves constant learning and upskilling, a regular Hermione Granger who’d happily use a Time-Turner to attend three classes at once. Perhaps you’re someone who feels she could benefit from understanding things a little better, even if it’s just learning how the hell HTML works. Or maybe you’re genuinely looking at a…

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What to Charge Higher Ed Next Fall?

When universities began to shut down half way through the spring semester, edtech companies rushed in to support the transition to remote learning, often free of charge. As administrators begin to make the hard decisions about the fall semester, those same operations need to devise a revenue stream that will work and that cash-strapped institutions…

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Superior Air Quality and HVAC Systems are Crucial for Senior Care
May 29, 2024

The demographic shift towards an aging population, projected to reach 27 million Americans in nursing and assisted living facilities by 2050, raises significant concerns about indoor air quality in these environments. With respiratory health already being a critical issue among seniors, the stakes are high for ensuring that HVAC systems are up to par….

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The Future of Data Centers: Cooling, Power, and ESG with Saqib Ashraf
May 28, 2024

In a rapidly evolving data center industry, cooling technologies are finally taking center stage, driven by the rise of AI and other high-density computing needs. In the latest episode of Straight Outta Crumpton, Saqib Ashraf, Director of Solutions Architecture at CPG, shares insights on the future of data centers as well as the challenges…

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With Walmart Health Shuttering Its Doors, Retail Healthcare Has to Rethink Its Role & Strategy in Primary Care
May 28, 2024

Retail healthcare is an uncertain slice of the U.S. healthcare industry, being defined by both recent strategic retreats and bold expansions which have sparked crucial discussions about the future of primary care services within the retail sector. The most recent news that shocked the industry was the shuttering of Walmart Health, Walmart’s 51 health…

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Edge Computing is the Foundation for Scaled Smart Cities. How Can the Industry Accelerate Adoption?
May 28, 2024

As cities globally accelerate their transformation into “smart cities,” the integration of a capable computing ecosystem to complement smart city initiatives has become an important part of smart city success. How critical will edge computing be in that ecosystem, and in the facilitation of today’s and tomorrow’s smart city projects, especially with where smart…

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The Impact of Coronavirus on Online Learning and Remote Work
March 12, 2020

On this episode of MarketScale Mornings, Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin and host Tyler Kern were joined by MarketScale Senior Instructional Designer Brian Runo to discuss the capabilities of online learning and remote work in helping businesses, universities and more be agile in the face of coronavirus-related disruptions. Topics included opportunities and challenges on both…

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