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For Remote Workers: A Guide to Learning From Home
If coronavirus has you working from home, learning from home may be an option, too. We’ll help you chart a path to learn, grow, and develop in spite of the challenges presented by COVID-19.
How to Get Financial Aid from edX and Coursera
edX and Coursera offer generous Financial Aid programs to learners who need assistance. Here’s our comprehensive guide for completing your Financial Aid application.
How to Find Your Udemy Certificate and Add it to LinkedIn
Udemy offers certificates on over tens of thousands of its online courses. When you complete one, you have the option of downloading your certificate and sharing it with others, including on LinkedIn. We’ll show you how.
How to Add Your Coursera Certificate to LinkedIn
Do you have a Coursera certificate you’d like to share with the world? We’ll show you how to add your certificate to your LinkedIn profile. In just a few minutes’ time, you’ll have a certificate that’s visible to your entire professional network.
How to Choose a Course from Udemy's Vast Library
What makes Udemy and its vast catalog of courses so special? Can $15 online courses really offer much, or does the old adage “you get what you pay for” apply? We dig deep to answer these questions.
Breaking Down the Costs: Buying Individual Courses vs. Subscriptions
If you’re a value conscious learner, you’ll probably want to know what the best deal is. Should you buy individual courses and MOOCs? Or are you better off paying a monthly fee to subscribe to an entire library of courses? We find out.
Freemium vs. Paid. vs. Subscription Online Courses and MOOCs in 2019
Paid online courses fall into three categories: freemium, paid, and subscription. Each of these offers its own strengths, but depending on how you learn, one might be better than the others. We’ll help you find out which one of these models is for you.
Learning with Purpose: 5 Ways to Study to Get the Most from Your Online Courses
It’s easy to jump into an online course. It takes effort to learn meaningfully from one. Here are a few ways you can take your online learning to the next level.
Take Your Online Courses to Go: Download Lectures and Learn Anywhere
Having trouble meeting course deadlines? Want to free up time while you're enrolled in a course? Consider taking your online courses and MOOCs to go. We'll show you how to make progress on them wherever you are, whenever you have downtime to spare.
Mentioning Online Courses in a Job Interview
Job interviews let you and your prospective employer learn about each other. We explore when you should bring up your courses in an interview so they make the best impression on your interviewer.
Adding Online Course Certificates to Your Resume or LinkedIn Profile
In this post, we take an in-depth look at when and how you can share your online courses with prospective employers.
Find Courses Faster: Tap into the Full Potential of Search Filters
There's nothing particularly special about the search filters on OpenCourser, but there are a few unintuitive ways you can use them to get more out of online courses as a whole.
What You Should Know Before Starting a MOOC or Online Course
If the idea of a course means sitting in on lectures, doing homework assignments, studying to pass exams and tests, and making the grade, then you might be missing out on the true power of the online course.
How to Choose the Your Next Course
With some 15,000+ online courses and MOOCs out there, it can be overwhelming to find the right one to take. Here are some helpful tips we use to narrow down our choices.