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Education 2020-09-23T20:17:00Z
Best online writing courses

10 affordable online writing classes taught by bestselling authors and writers to improve your communication skills

Online classes are affordable, flexible ways to not only learn the proper strategies, but also practice and receive feedback on your writing.
Education 2020-09-22T18:12:00Z
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MasterClass is an e-learning site that offers classes taught by celebrities and industry leaders. Here's what it's like to use, the best classes to take, and answers to all your FAQs.

MasterClass courses are all taught by well-known celebrities who are experts in their fields. Here's how it works, and the best classes to take.
Education 2020-09-21T19:45:00Z
Codecademy Learn To Code 4x3

Codeacademy is offering discounted membership pricing to college students for the first time — sign up now and receive an additional 20% off

A Codecademy Pro membership includes year-long access to 1,800 computer science courses and step-by-step guidance — here's how it works
Education 2020-09-21T19:42:00Z

15 cloud tech courses you can take from Coursera, edX, and Udemy that are cheap or available for free for a limited time

Pick up the skills needed for a career working with cloud technology through these budget-friendly online courses, some of which award a certificate of completion.
Education 2020-09-17T20:12:00Z

MasterClass offers online cooking classes with professional chefs like Thomas Keller and Dominique Ansel — here are 11 of the best ones

If you're looking to improve or learn some new cooking skills, you can learn from professionals like Gordon Ramsay on MasterClass.
Deals (Reviews) 2020-09-17T10:53:00Z

College students can get MasterClass's $180 one-year subscription for just $1 today

If you have an email address or proof of college registration you can get a full year of MasterClass — but the deal only lasts for one day.
Education 2020-09-16T20:05:00Z

Online education site Shmoop helped me understand difficult topics and prepare for tests in school — here's why I recommend it to all students

Shmoop offers a library of free and premium content, including in-depth learning guides, test prep courses, and credit-eligible online classes.
Education 2020-09-15T19:20:00Z

5 soft skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2020 — and the online courses to get them

LinkedIn used its data to determine the most sought-after hard and soft skills in 2020, and which ones are getting people hired at the highest rates.
Education 2020-09-14T20:18:00Z

This free online Harvard course on family engagement in education has enrolled more than 100,000 people as millions of students turn to remote learning

"Introduction to Family Engagement in Education" teaches best practices for caregivers at home to support student success with remote learning.
Education 2020-09-11T20:43:00Z

Coursera's new annual subscription, Coursera Plus, grants members unlimited access to over 90% of its online classes for $399 a year

Coursera Plus is a $399-a-year subscription to unlimited online learning. Here's how it works, how much it costs, and everything else you should know.
Reviews 2020-09-10T20:41:00Z

The best school notebooks

We selected the best school notebooks after testing 12 popular options. From composition books to wire-bound notebooks, here are our recommendations.
Education 2020-09-10T20:35:00Z

Popular NYU professor Scott Galloway has a new course on business strategy anyone can sign up to take — I took away MBA-like insights for way less money than going to business school

I took Scott Galloway's business strategy course online, and it gave me some great MBA insights for a fraction of the price I would have had to pay.
Education 2020-09-09T20:50:00Z

Coursera has a free CME-eligible course that gives students an overview of COVID-19 in just 3 hours

Students will learn to recognize the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of COVID-19 as well as how it spread around the world.
Education 2020-09-08T18:09:00Z

edX offers free classes and affordable professional certificates from Harvard and other top universities around the world — here's how it works

Few online learning platforms make getting a quality education easier or more affordable than the non-profit edX.
Reviews 2020-09-04T17:12:00Z

13 books for young children that feature protagonists of color

These children's books highlight themes of empowerment, empathy, and cultural pride. Here are 13 standout children's books with diverse characters.
Education 2020-09-01T20:57:58Z

The best books of September 2020, according to Amazon's editors

From a powerful criminal justice memoir to Jodi Picoult's newest novel, Amazon's editors have curated a list of the best books of September.
Reviews 2020-09-01T20:50:00Z

Everything you need to know about Coursera, an online learning platform that offers over 3,000 classes from some of the world's best universities

Coursera is a popular e-learning website with courses on everything from machine learning to the science of happiness.
Education 2020-09-01T20:41:00Z

Coursera's Workforce Recovery Initiative gives unemployed workers free access to 90% of its online course catalog — here's how it works

Government agencies can apply to give unemployed workers free access to thousands of courses, specializations, and professional certificates through September 30.
Education 2020-08-31T19:27:00Z

15 bestselling courses on CreativeLive are on sale starting at $15 — learn how to retouch images, photograph weddings, and effectively manage your time

Online courses offer easy ways to make improvements in your life. CreativeLive is a great choice for anyone seeking to advance their creative skills around photography, art, and more.
Education 2020-08-31T15:50:06Z

11 of the best Yale classes you can take online for free — including the most popular course in the university's history

Coursera offers more than a dozen Yale classes for free online that range in topic from economics to parenting to the science of happiness.
Reviews 2020-08-28T20:06:00Z

Online learning is growing faster than ever — we compared 4 of the top platforms leading the way

Thanks to online learning platforms, a physical classroom is no longer the only place to gain an education. You can now learn anything, anywhere.
Education 2020-08-27T18:34:00Z

12 affordable online courses that could help advance your career, according to a professional career coach

From strengthening writing to mastering public speaking, learning new skills has never been more accessible or convenient thanks to e-learning courses from places like Udemy and Coursera.
Reviews 2020-08-27T16:08:00Z

A guide to everything students need to go back to school, according to product reviewers

At Insider Reviews, we've written a ton of articles detailing the best back-to-school essentials. Here is a master list of everything you'll need.
Education 2020-08-26T16:48:00Z

Online-learning community Skillshare offers thousands of free and affordable creative, business, and technology classes to students — here are the top 15 courses from the site

Skillshare online classes offer the chance to learn from top teachers with real experience across a wide range of industries at an affordable price.
Education 2020-08-25T19:57:00Z

The professor behind Yale's most popular course ever, The Science of Well-Being, tells us how to be happier right now

The professor's Coursera class, which tackles the topic of the psychology of personal happiness, drew 2.2 million people to enroll online.
Education 2020-08-25T19:53:00Z

Coursera offers a free online class called 'Learning How to Learn' that gives you the tools to master any topic

This is a bit meta, but by understanding how your brain works, processes info, and builds memory, you can successfully learn any subject you want.
Education 2020-08-21T21:09:00Z

This online course has a career counselor walk you through optimizing your resume for any industry — and it's free to enroll now through December 31

Holly Justice, a career counselor at SUNY, created a course that lends a behind-the-scenes look to creating the best resume for the job.
Education 2020-08-20T21:37:00Z

UPenn is offering a relatively affordable online master's degree in computer science in the spring of 2021 that prepares students for a successful career in tech — here's how to enroll

With a wide-ranging application to every industry, computer science is more valued and in-demand than ever. Coursera offers these classes online, and the program is currently accepting applications for the spring 2021 cohort.
Travel 2020-08-17T20:02:00Z

Babbel is a fun and flexible platform offering 13 different language learning programs to English speakers — save up to 50% on a subscription during Babbel's Birthday Sale

For beginners and those looking to brush up on their skills, Babbel offers an affordable way to access engaging lessons in 13 different languages.
Education 2020-08-13T18:59:00Z

13 sites where you can learn how to code online for free or close to it

Coding is a valuable skill in an increasingly digital, remote workforce. If you want to teach yourself how to code online, here's where to start.
Education 2020-08-12T16:01:00Z

This online marketing analytics program from UC Berkeley will give you 75 credits toward a full Master's of Marketing degree for less than $1,000

The four-course, 16-week online Marketing Analytics MicroMasters Program offers strong value for marketing professionals looking to make a measurable impact.
Reviews 2020-08-12T13:29:00Z

13 cheap online classes to help you land your next job – from writing cover letters to negotiating salaries

If want to get hired, you have more control than you imagine. Cheap online classes help make the faceless process seem more navigable.
Education 2020-08-07T14:22:00Z

edX MicroMasters programs cover up to 50% of a full master's degree curriculum, and they're a fraction of the price

edX MicroMasters programs are a cost-effective way to knock out 25% to 50% of a full university master's program online.
Reviews 2020-08-06T18:30:00Z

The best college supplies and dorm room essentials

Going off to college means stocking up on supplies for your dorm room. We've put together a master list of everything you'll need for college.
Travel 2020-08-06T17:57:00Z

I tried Mondly for one month to learn basic Catalan and improve my Spanish — here's how it compared to other language-learning programs

Mondly taught me practical phrases in Catalan and improved my Spanish pronunciation, but advanced language learners may not find it as useful.
Education 2020-08-06T13:48:00Z

9 online computer science classes that are free until December 31 — and each comes with a free certificate you can add to LinkedIn

Coursera is offering 100 free courses for online learners until December 31. Here are some of the computer science skills that you can pick up for free.
Strategy 2020-08-05T14:23:00Z

The 20 fastest-growing skills in the freelance job market, according to Upwork — and the online courses you can take to learn them

According to Upwork, these are the fastest-growing skills for freelancers. Gain an edge by picking up a few with these online classes.
Education 2020-08-04T18:02:00Z

edX, a non-profit founded by Harvard and MIT, provides online courses from Ivy League schools for free or cheap — here's how it works

edX aims to make top-tier education more affordable and accessible — here's how it works for its 25 million worldwide students.
Education 2020-08-04T14:30:00Z

I use Coursera to take all the fun classes I never got to take in college, like the history of modern art — they're completely free and I can work at my own pace

I took a free online course on Coursera — created by the Museum of Modern Art, one of the top museums in the world — to get back into a hobby I enjoy.
Education 2020-08-03T17:38:00Z

The best books of August 2020, according to Amazon's editors

From poignant reflections on modern-day America to teen romances, Amazon's editors have put together an impressive list of the best books of August.
Education 2020-08-03T14:39:00Z

Contact tracers will account for thousands of new jobs in the coming weeks and months, and this free online course from Johns Hopkins teaches people how to succeed in the role in just 6 hours

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Health has created an online course that teaches students how to become a contact tracer, a public health role that helps slow the spread of COVID-19.
Travel 2020-07-31T20:33:00Z

The best cheap or free online resources to learn a new language

From casual apps to structured classes, here are the best affordable or free online tools to learn a new language.
Education 2020-07-31T17:53:01Z

15 of the best game development courses online

Learn everything from C++, Git, and programming patterns to music composition and narrative creation.
Education 2020-07-31T16:08:00Z

Skillshare is offering 2 months of access to thousands of online classes for just $1 — I took a class with one of my favorite authors and loved it

Skillshare offers thousands of online courses for lifelong learning, whether you're looking to sharpen up skills for your career or learn a new hobby.
Travel 2020-07-27T21:25:57Z

Babbel improved my German and Spanish conversation skills after 1 month of use, but the lessons can get tedious over time

I used Babbel, a subscription-based language learning app, to advance my German and brush up on more advanced Spanish-speaking skills.
Education 2020-07-27T17:34:00Z

Udemy's most popular online courses range from coding bootcamps to photography lessons — and most are under $15 for new users right now

Udemy has thousands of students across the globe taking online classes from data science, marketing, and photography to an entire MBA in one course.
Education 2020-07-24T21:11:00Z

Coursera is offering 90% of its online classes to college students for free until September 30, 2020 — here's how to enroll

Free courses range from computer science and public health to humanities, plus guided projects, specializations, and professional certificates.
Reviews 2020-07-24T14:38:00Z

The best school supplies for students K-12

Here are all the back to school supplies that K-12 students need in 2020, including everything from backpacks and lunch boxes to pens and pencils.
Education 2020-07-23T18:01:00Z

12 free public health courses that award a certificate upon completion — from a Yale course on disease clusters to a CME-eligible course on COVID-19

Coursera has made 12 public health courses free for enrollment, including a class on COVID-19 that's CME eligible.
Education 2020-07-22T16:17:00Z

Codecademy started as a Columbia University programming club — now a reported 45 million people use the site to learn how to code for cheap

Codecademy teaches students around the world how to code, from perfecting Python and Java to learning HTML and CSS.
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