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Do the Grammy Awards Represent the Best in Music Today?

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Find all our Student Opinion questions here.Did you watch the Grammy Awards on Sunday? Were any of your favorite artists nominated? Did any of them win? When you consider the list of winners — such as Billie Eilish, Lizzo and Lil Nas X — do you think their wins will bring them greater respect among…

Coursera and Uniandes Announce Software Engineering Master: the First MOOC-Based Degree...

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Uniandes Campus (Bogota, Colombia) Coursera is working with the University of Los Andes (Colombia), or Uniandes for short, to develop an online master’s degree in software engineering. Applications are set to open in Summer 2020, and the program is set to start the following year. Uniandes is a top-10 ranked university in Latin America, according…

Word + Quiz: guttural

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guttural ˈgə-tə-rəl , ˈgə-trəl adjective and nounadjective: relating to or articulated in the throatadjective: like the sounds of frogs and crowsnoun: a consonant articulated in the back of the mouth or throat_________The word guttural has appeared in 23 articles on NYTimes.com in the past year, including on Aug. 18 in “Bully’s Alicia Bognanno…

Film Club: ‘‘Baptized in Blackness’: Why Homecoming Is Vital to the...

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“Let the show begin.” “Homecoming at a historically Black college and university is everything.” “Homecoming itself — it’s like being baptized in Blackness.” “It’s almost a ritual. It’s almost like church.” “It was a culture shock for me, personally, because I haven’t really been to school with so many Black kids. And then to see…

Introducing FutureLearn Campus

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We’re living in unprecedented times. Coronavirus continues to affect lives all over the world and its impact on the education sector has been keenly felt, with university campuses and schools worldwide having to shut their doors to staff and students alike.At FutureLearn, our purpose is to transform access to education. Never has the need been…
Coursera and HEC Paris Introduce Stackable Degree Model With New Specialization in Design Thinking

Coursera and HEC Paris Introduce Stackable Degree Model With New Specialization...

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This June, HEC Paris, one of Europe’s top business schools, will celebrate its first graduates of the MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (MSIE). The fully online program, launched on Coursera in September 2017, equips current and aspiring entrepreneurs and business leaders with skills to develop business ideas, drive product innovation, or launch new ventures. On…

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Meet Andyono Muharso, our Bahasa Indonesia translator!

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Andyono, tell us a bit about yourself and your background. I am an Indonesian national, based in Jakarta. I have over 10 years professional experience in the private security industry, as regular staff, analyst, consultant and as both a regional and national manager. Prior to that I had also pursued a career in journalism, while…

Word + Quiz: indolent

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indolent ˈin-də-lənt adjective1. disinclined to work or exertion, or lazy2. (of tumors, e.g.) slow to heal or develop and usually painless_________The word indolent has appeared in 19 articles on NYTimes.com in the past year, including on Jan. 16 in “‘Bad Boys for Life’ Review: In a Minivan, but Still Riding” by Glenn Kenny:The…

A Change in the Menu

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The nutritional benefits of eating bugs are serviceable and can be instrumental in combating childhood mortality, and malnutrition rates. Monica Aiyeko of the Food and Agriculture department at Bondo University College has studied and published the effects of integrating native crickets into school meal programs in Kenya. Her studies have found that roughly 30% of…

What Objects Bring You Comfort?

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Students in U.S. high schools can get free digital access to The New York Times until Sept. 2021.For some people, putting on an old shirt that belonged to a loved one or looking at a special photo is comforting when they feel alone. For others, going to sleep every night with a beloved stuffed animal…

One on One with Jonathan Satchell, CEO, LTG (EXCLUSIVE)

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Greetings and welcome to my debut One on One interview series, where I interview corporate executive leaders in the e-learning space. Future One on One interviews will be available exclusively on findanlms.com, my learning system search engine platform that is 100% free to use for anyone looking for a learning system.  To learn more about…

Word + Quiz: mellifluous

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mellifluous me-ˈli-flə-wəs , mə- adjective : pleasing to the ear _________ The word mellifluous has appeared in 21 articles on NYTimes.com in the past year, including on Nov. 16 in “The Met Reinvents Itself, Yet the Ushers Remain the Same” by Ted Alcorn: In early to work a daytime dress rehearsal last month, Tshombe…

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The Best Travel Destinations for Your 2019

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Jan 20, 2019 By Philip S. Travel: there really is nothing like it. Just around the corner, a few hours in a car or a plane, something new and exciting is waiting to be discovered. Everyone has their own reason for travelling, whether it’s experiencing a new culture, taking in some beautiful views, or just…

Inside a Book

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What do you think this image is saying? How does it relate to or comment on society or the world today? Can you relate to it personally? What is your opinion of its message?Tell us in the comments, then read the related book review to find out what it means.Find many more ways to use…

Have You Ever Quit Something?

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Find all our Student Opinion questions here.Have you ever heard the saying, “quitters never win and winners never quit”?Do you think it’s true? Do you ever think quitting can be the right — or even the healthiest — thing to do? Is giving up always a bad thing?In “I Quit: 21 Stories of People Who…

Game Show Winner

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Are you a fan of game shows, like “Jeopardy!”? Which ones do you like to watch and why? Would you ever want to be a contestant on a game show? If so, which one would you choose to go on? How would you prepare? How do you think you would do? If not, why not?…

Joel Charles: “Alison opened up greater possibilities for promotion.”

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“My name is Joel Charles. I am 31 years old and I live in the beautiful island naiton of Trinidad and Tobago.” How did you learn about Alison? I heard about Alison courses some years ago through various social media and through online advertising. What was your first course on Alison, and why did you…

Lunar New Year

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Lunar New Year, one of the most important holidays in Vietnam, South Korea, China and other Asian countries, began Saturday. But an outbreak of a mysterious respiratory virus in China has cast a pall over the celebrations as travel has been suspended, major attractions and festivals have been closed down, and some temples have canceled…
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