Pre-Course Work/Pre-Selection Assessment: Some NWCG courses include pre-course work and/or a pre-selection assessment available online. Students should follow course coordinator or instructor guidance regarding completion.
Blended Courses: NWCG courses that include two training components (online and instructor-led). The online components must be completed before attending the instructor-led training.
Consistent Message– If you want to spread a consistent message through all levels of an organization, online learning is the way to go. Instructors vary, and even a course taught by the same instructor can vary depending on the audience. If you’re trying to establish consistent baseline awareness of policies, procedures, or values throughout an organization, online learning trumps F2F. In addition, it’s easier to monitor individual understanding with online learning. You can see who has completed required trainings and spot any knowledge gaps, ensuring consistent understanding at all levels.
Offering over 1,500 courses from 140 partner institutions in 20 countries, Coursera is a leader in providing universal access to a world class online educational experience. Their approach, based on the concept of mastery learning, ensures that students are comfortable with the material before moving to the next section and when combined with a peer assessment component allows students to receive immediate feedback to improve their experience. For those wanting a deeper delve into a specific topic or recognition of your skill mastery from an employer, Cousera offers Specialization certificates. Each Specialization provides a guided experience in a variety of subjects and ends with a Capstone Project to demonstrate your mastery of the topic to a current or future employer.
Distinguishing itself from other online educational providers, DataCamp offers a current collection of 13 courses designed exclusively around data science. Using partnerships with academia and companies in the business world, DataCamp offers in demand data analysis skills in the R and Python programming languages. Each introductory programming course is offered free of charge so students can gage their interest before delving into more advanced topics for a monthly fee. Courses are taught in an interactive programming environment which does not require downloading the programming languages so all you need is an internet connection to get started.
Excel is probably the most powerful tool on your computer if you know how to wield it. This course is for those with a basic understanding of the program who want to learn how to make spreadsheets do more of the legwork for them. Students will learn how to work with VBA, the coding language of Excel, allowing them to create their own Macros and set up automations.
With a current offering of 16 educational tracks in web development and programming languages, Code Academy seeks to revolutionize the world of education. Looking to the changes that the web has brought to commerce, healthcare, and others, Code Academy looks to transition from the traditional classroom and deliver an engaging educational experience entirely online. Designed with beginnings in mind, each track offers a carefully curated set of courses designed to ensure content mastery by the end the track. For those looking for a more personal experience, Code Academy offers Pro Content which features individual learning plans, access to instructors, and additional resources to ensure that you meet your individual goals.
Starting from the humble origins of one man tutoring his nephew, Khan Academy has grown into a leading provider of world class education. Keeping with its original intent, Khan Academy provides over 36 million learners with a personalized learning experience for students of all ages. Each student has access to courses anytime, anywhere and can view their progress through the personalized learning dashboard. Each course is designed not only to develop masterly of a subject but to encourage a mindset of lifelong learning. Khan Academy also offers a unique coaching platform so instructors or parents can view the individual strengths and weaknesses of students after each course.
Duke University, in partnership with Coursera, a California-based education company, offers free online courses in a wide range of subjects. Coursera offerings with Duke faculty include:
welcomes Duke undergraduates, Duke alumni, and visiting students from other colleges and universities. Enroll in Summer Session and join us for an unforgettable summer. See . The following “for credit” classes are scheduled to be offered online in summer 2016.
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Learn Spanish, French, German or Italian online with these 12 week beginners' courses teaching you all the basics and giving you a BBC certificate when you complete the end of course assessment.
Duke University and Duke Continuing Studies offer a wide selection of online educational options. Whether you are looking to develop your professional skills, complete a certificate, or simply take advantage of free courses offered by world class scholars, Duke University has something for you.