Online Learning Update

December 15, 2013

IT job-seekers, look to the MOOC

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:02 am

By Fred O’Connor, Computer World

Tyler Kresch isn’t turning to graduate school to help him change his job from tech sales to running a startup; instead he’s taking massive open online courses (MOOCs) to learn the IT skills necessary for that career move. Employers are receptive to hiring IT job candidates with MOOC educations, but education alone won’t result in a job offer. Projects that show how candidates who have used their tech skills are key.

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