Re: which MOOC providers do employers like?

Subject: Re: which MOOC providers do employers like?
From: Lois Patterson <loisrpatterson -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2015 16:24:26 -0800

I think the best way of demonstrating your knowledge, regardless of which
course you take, is to make a portfolio project that demonstrates these
skills, plus a technical document describing its specifications. Making it
available on Github means that it can easily be located. I think Coursera
and EdX are well-respected.

Lois

On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 2:44 PM, Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>
wrote:

> Not a MOOC, but reasonably-priced online training from Lynda.com,
> http://www.lynda.com/, is well-respected AFAIK. I know someone who's
> taken their classes and been very pleased.
>
> The classes weren't coding/design-related though. They were for Office
> apps, such as heavy-duty math/equation use in Excel and fairly advanced
> (albeit not with the styles/themes) PowerPoint formatting, especially with
> goodly numbers of master slides/notes.
>
> But for a previous contract, I was interested in learning about XCode,
> developing iOS apps, and video for game design. And several of the SMEs
> agreed that the relevant courses on Lynda.com looked really good.
>
> I hope that it continues to be a great resource; it's been bought by
> LinkedIn, so who knows what'll change.
>
> -Monique
>
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which MOOC providers do employers like?: From: Mike Christie
Re: which MOOC providers do employers like?: From: Monique Semp

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