educationdive | April 28, 2020
Three dozen higher education groups are requesting Congress make it easier for small colleges to access federal coronavirus relief programs aimed at small businesses if it expands them in the future. In a letter from the American Council on Education (ACE) to lawmakers last week, the organizations ask for more flexibility in loans administered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).Institutions have been trying to minimize financial damage from the pandemic as many refund room and board money and grapple with uncertain enrollment numbers for the fall term.
Coding Dojo | October 13, 2021
Coding Dojo, a global education technology company, announces today the launch of the UX/UI Design Online Part-Time Bootcamp, a flexible, part-time 24-week program designed for working professionals who are looking to gain design skills to upskill or change their career. With hiring for UX jobs up 20% from 2019 to 2020 and Glassdoor naming it to their list of the 50 best jobs to have in 2021, Coding Dojo developed this program to help upskill or reskill workers interested in making a lucrative career change.
Course developers at Coding Dojo are keenly aware that the biggest obstacle new designers face is the lack of client experience when looking for their first job. To set students up for long-term success, Coding Dojo is partnering with organizations in-need of design work to build client work directly into the program, so students can work on real-life projects throughout the program to bolster their portfolio upon graduation.
"Setting students up for success on day one of their new career is central to all Coding Dojo programs. Throughout the UI/UX program, students will hone their design skills, as well as learning client-facing skills that are essential to working in any design environment, including how to present and defend design decisions, work on a team, give and iterate on feedback, and expand their design vocabulary and communication skills."
Richard Wang, CEO of Coding Dojo
Throughout the course, students will get comprehensive experience in both UX and UI design processes, including learning research and synthesis techniques for gathering and evaluating quantitative/qualitative data, creating concepts, wireframes and prototypes for live user testing, and crafting high fidelity screens and prototypes for final evaluative tests that are portfolio ready. Students will also graduate from the program with two solid portfolio pieces based on real-world projects that demonstrate problem-solving skills and critical thinking.
Registration opens today, October 12, 2021, for the first cohort starting on January 17, 2022. Tuition for the program is $12,745 with financing options available to qualified applicants. Tuition also includes Coding Dojo's industry leading career services including: 1:1 coaching, resume and portfolio preparation, mock interviews, and workshops to help graduates land new jobs in UX/UI design.
About Coding Dojo
Coding Dojo is a leading education technology company that offers a three-full-stack computer programming bootcamp, as well as courses on Data Science, Cybersecurity, and other emerging technologies. The innovative curriculum and Learning Management System are designed to train students to become self-sufficient developers, regardless of their technical background. Coding Dojo has campuses in multiple US cities, as well as online programs.
Google | May 13, 2020
Colleges and universities are hoping to have teachers in the classroom while K-12 schools are considering a new approach due to the coronavirus.
The state of New York is working with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a plan for a hybrid approach for K-12 students.
Now is the time to master online education platforms and understand what the future may look like.
Almost every student around the world--from elementary school kids to college students to professionals focused on continuing education--has been learning from home since mid-March. As the current school year winds down, parents, teachers, and administrators are looking ahead to the next school year and trying to figure out what it will look like. Students and parents alike are hoping for a return to normal, but it's more likely that the 2020-2021 school year will be a mix of online and in-person sessions. According to a survey from the Chronicle of Higher Education, 73% of respondents are planning in-person instruction this fall. Fifteen percent are waiting to decide what to do, while 5% are considering a range of scenarios or proposing a hybrid model.
The state of New York is working with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a plan for a hybrid approach for K-12 students. Education extends outside the classroom and into the workforce. Toyota is bringing employees back to its Kentucky plant this week, but workers will be learning how to work under new social distancing guidelines for the first few days instead of running the production lines. If coronavirus cases spike again, the auto manufacturer may need to turn to online instruction in the future as the pandemic requires new adaptations.
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“Students and parents alike are hoping for a return to normal, but it's more likely that the 2020-2021 school year will be a mix of online and in-person sessions”.
Now is the time to master online education platforms and understand what the future may look like. These downloads from TechRepublic will give you the tools to master Google Classroom, video conferencing software, and think about how to use online education to advance your career.
Technology in education: The latest products and trends Just like work, travel, and entertainment, education has changed overnight due to the coronavirus lockdown.
“There are lots of options for distance learning--this roundup of tips and how-tos will help you navigate all of them from Google Classroom to Apple School Manager to Zoom”.
The familiar routine of carpool lines and bus rides have been replaced with logging on each morning to a digital classroom. This collection of articles explains how this shift is playing out and how you can adapt to this new approach to learning. You'll find advice on online platforms as well as ideas about how companies can design online training programs for employees. There are lots of options for distance learning--this roundup of tips and how-tos will help you navigate all of them from Google Classroom to Apple School Manager to Zoom. If you are in charge of corporate training at work, this guide will help you pick the best platform for live streaming your classes to your colleagues.
If this distance learning venue has become part of your daily routine, this guide can help you master the space. Your child will benefit from five tips that cover the basics. If you are setting up your own Google classroom, a how-to guide for configuring the administrator settings is a must-read. There's even some advice on how to incorporate Gradebook into the overall experience. Teachers have moved courses online as schools, colleges, and universities closed campuses due to the coronavirus pandemic. This switch tested many teachers’ capacity to adapt material and methods while at home—often with other family members—during the pandemic.
THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC EMPOWERS DISTANCE EDUCATION ON THE GLOBAL LEVEL