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05 Apr 2020 9:02 PM | Nancy Cattle (Administrator)
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  • 05 Apr 2020 9:31 PM | Nancy Cattle (Administrator)
    https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/ Free Online Courses, especially Microsoft office suite.
    Our amazing partners at TechSoup have made a series of courses available for free on "Pivoting to Remote Work - COVID-19 Response Course Track for Nonprofits."


    Yale's most popular course ever, The Science of Well Being, is available for free on Coursera. I had the chance to meet and interview the professor Laurie Santos at PopTech a few years back and she is awesome.

    At TechChange we are running a free COVID-19 webinar series focused on data, visualization, and analysis. First session is Tuesday at 10am ET with Dr. Joel Selanikio.

    Class Central has compiled a listing of over 450 Ivy League courses you can take online for free.

    General Assembly is offering free coding classes through its online Dash program.

    Rosetta Stone is offering 3 months free for students during the coronavirus pandemic to learn a language of their choice.

    Excel tutorials. Even the most basic ones have something I didn't know before. Also learning about project management - took the White Belt for Six Sigma. https://youtu.be/7rLSZYiz7qE

    The link for those looking to gain comfort with networking is https://networking-lab.thinkific.com/courses/gain-comfort-with-networking-become-a-strategic-achiever.

    IBM is providing free access to its design thinking courses too. https://www.ibm.com/design/thinking/
    When you sign up, it seems to require an IBM email, but it doesn't...
    Design thinking courses and certifications - Enterprise Design Thinking
    Design thinking courses and certifications - Enterprise Design Thinkin...
    ibm.com
    Take design thinking courses, earn certifications, and bring your team along with you.

    https://www.nonprofitready.org

    University of East Anglia is offering a course on Environmental Justice - to equip you with an understanding on how injustice is a common feature of many environmental problems.
    https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/environmental-justice/2#section-requirements

    In order to assist UN country teams in scaling up country preparedness and response to COVID-19, WHO has developed these learning modules as a companion to the Operational Planning Guidelines to Support Country Preparedness and Response.
    https://openwho.org/courses/UNCT-COVID19-preparedness-and-response-EN

    UN CC: Learn is offering short course on Specialized Module on Cities and Climate Change in urban context.
    https://unccelearn.org/course/view.php?id=21&page=overview

    A free course to assess entrepreneurial opportunities through the perspective of both impact and business.
    https://www.edx.org/course/enabling-entrepreneurs-to-shape-a-better-world-2?source=aw&awc=6798_1584096519_625a6424e8a52cdcf596974daae2643b&utm_source=aw&utm_medium=affiliate_partner&utm_content=text-link&utm_term=620255_Tanuj+Kalia

    National Geographic's free online courses for educators equip teachers with powerful tools to transform their classrooms.
    https://www.nationalgeographic.org/education/professional-development/courses/
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  • 05 Apr 2020 9:34 PM | Nancy Cattle (Administrator)
    Look into your ancestry with ancestry.com. Once you get into it, you can spend weeks glued to the computer! It will also show you the hardships your family experienced over the centuries.
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