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MOOC platforms Coursera and edX both unveiled a new brand identity on December 15th, 2020 with the launch of their new logos and refreshed overall look of their websites. For Coursera, the logo change is very subtle. They have simply replaced the infinity symbol at the beginning of their wordmark with the letter C. Stephanie Hale, Director of Brand at Coursera, explained: “The C is an entry point into the full span of learning opportunities on Coursera—from projects and free courses to...
 
Limited Time Offer: $100 off Coursera Plus Coursera is offering an exciting New Year promotion: $100 off the first year of Coursera Plus until January 10. Coursera Plus is an annual subscription which provides access to over 3,000 courses, Specializations, Professional Certificates, and Guided Projects and is ideal for learners interested in taking multiple courses to start or advance their careers. Coursera Plus includes content from world-class universities and companies such as Yale...
 
I have been on the lookout for Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals that are available now. With freebies or great discounts on online courses or tutoring services, now's the time to strike! Check out the deals below: Coursera Celebrate Black Friday with a free course or first month free on select Specializations. Offer valid until December 4th, while supplies last. FutureLearn Black Friday Offer - 30% off short course upgrades. Use the promo code “BF2020” at checkout to get the discount...
 
LinkedIn recently posted a list of The Most In-Demand Jobs Right Now showing which jobs saw the biggest spikes in demand over the past month, along with the roles attracting the most demand overall. The results show a high demand for in-person essential workers, but also those jobs that help companies build a virtual presence - a trend that has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. As such, demand is rising for jobs like application developer, search engine optimization (SEO)...
 
MOOC platform edX have announced the launch of an Access for All Scholarship Campaign which will cover 100% of the cost of obtaining verified credentials for all qualifying learners. While the majority of edX courses are free to audit on edx.org, learners have to pay a fee if they choose to gain a verified credential upon completion of a course. Most courses already offer up to a 90% discount on verified certificates to learners who cannot afford to pay the full price, however, a few...
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