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Microsoft edx courses

Discussion in 'Training & Development' started by dmarsh, Mar 10, 2015.

  1. dmarsh

    dmarsh Terabyte Poster

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    Microsoft have announced some edx courses.

    https://www.edx.org/school/microsoft
     
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  2. Juelz

    Juelz Gigabyte Poster

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    TOP MAN! think I will enrol on the powershell one!
     
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  3. wagnerk
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    Saw this via twitter this afternoon, good post for our members :)
     
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    I was going to enrol on the Powershell one until I noticed it was an enforced $200. The other edX courses I've taken have allowed them to be audited for free and then verified for cost. Looks like the 'professional' ones are paid for only.
     
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  5. wagnerk
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    wagnerk aka kitkatninja Moderator

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    Ouch, unless it comes with a proper qualification from Microsoft (like the equivalent of a MCP/MCTS or college credit), paying $200 or £150 (IMO) is expensive... Considering that there are a lot of free MOOC's out there and you can do a degree from the UoP for $100 per subject class...

    Or that could just be me (or the mood I'm in at the moment) :S
     
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  6. dmarsh

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    You can audit some of them, but agreed $200 is big money for a MOOC.
     
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