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7 Reasons to have a Study Buddy Studying in partnership with a Study buddy is a great way to share out the workload, save time, gain new perspectives and stay motivated. Much research has demonstrated that those who learn together in small groups tend to have a better success rate than those who study alone. And this is particularly true in the case of online learning. Mostly, best practices for studying effectively with someone else are the same whether you're meeting in person or...
 
Professional Certificate Programs are the latest initiative launched by non-profit MOOC platform, edX. These programs are designed to help develop the critical skills and knowledge that are most in-demand in today's jobs, such as digital marketing, virtual reality and data science. They are each made up of a series of career relevant courses created by industry leaders and top universities, and provide a flexible and affordable online learning format suitable for today's professionals...
 
Discover Ten MOOC-based Degree Programs MOOC-Based Credential options are growing in online education with the introduction of 5 new online master degree programs delivered via MOOC platforms this year so far. These online degree programs are taught by the same faculty and award graduates with the same qualifications as their campus equivalents, providing a low-cost alternative to the traditional degree programs. Students applying for these online programs have the added of advantage of...
 
MOOC Pathways for AP Success The Advanced Placement Program (AP) is a university-level program created by the College Board to enable high school students to earn credit (points toward an undergraduate degree) or advanced placement (being exempt from an introductory level university course). There are currently 34 AP examinations available which are designed to test a student's knowledge & skills in a particular discipline, and are recognized by more than 4,000 universities worldwide...
 
Get your MOOC Certificates validated It is becoming increasingly common for recruiters and academic institutions to see MOOCs added to candidates' résumés. By doing so, candidates can showcase relevant up-to-date skills and demonstrate initiative, commitment and drive all of which are very valuable skills in the eyes of employers and universities. It is also fairly common for candidates to "exaggerate" their competencies and skills in order to stand out from the crowd, and the temptation...
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