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Future Learn | Tracking Innovation in Education 5 Design Tips to Boost Blog Conversions Educational and inspirational content has a powerful impact on your audience, but design plays a huge role in your blog's performance. How your readers experience content on your site directly affects social shares, newsletter subscribers and even sales (if that's your goal). If you’re serious about building an audience through blogging, it's important to optimize your blog to convert visitors into regular readers, subscribers and customers. Quite a few design considerations come into play when optimizing your audience’s experience on your blog. This article covers five design tips to help you improve the overall blog experience and, in turn, increase conversions. 1. If you aren't already collecting email addresses through your blog, you should be. Most blog owners place a callout to their newsletter signup at the top of the sidebar, which is a good idea — that's where most visitors will expect it to be. Image: HitTail 2. Don't go overboard. Image: Buffer 3. 4. Image: Nathan Barry 5.

Intro to Computer Science Class Online (CS101) When does the course begin? This class is self paced. You can begin whenever you like and then follow your own pace. How long will the course be available? This class will always be available! How do I know if this course is for me? Take a look at the “Class Summary,” “What Should I Know,” and “What Will I Learn” sections above. Can I skip individual videos? Yes! What are the rules on collaboration? Collaboration is a great way to learn. Why are there so many questions? Udacity classes are a little different from traditional courses. What should I do while I’m watching the videos? Learn actively!

PHD Comics Coming Soon - Stay tuned for a BIG announcement about an awesome project Jorge is working on! PHD Store - Our store was down for a while, but now it is back! Free excerpt from The PHD Movie 2! - Watch this free clip from the movie that Nature called "Astute, funny"! Watch the new movie! - The PHD Movie 2 screenings are in full swing! Filming is done! Coming to Campuses this Fall! The Science Gap - Watch Jorge's TEDx Talk: European Universities Catch the Online Wave Checking the Internet, however, one surprising similarity emerges: the long reach of some of their undergraduate lectures. Jörn Loviscach, a professor of mathematics and computer science in Bielefeld, has been putting his lectures on YouTube since 2009. The German-language math and computer science courses have become smash hits. His more than 2,000 clips, which include lectures, problem-solving tutorials, general mathematics instructions and even a special talk on relativity theory, have been watched more than 10.6 million times. He says most of his viewers are students at other German universities, but — going by comments on his YouTube page — they also include parents of students trying to help their kids, professional engineers grappling with mathematical concepts and a sprinkling of the simply curious. “I realized that there are people out there who are interested in the material, people who need to learn it,” Mr. This year Mr. The competition won by Mr. Mr.

Hyperbole and a Half Virtual Field Trips—LDS Homeschooling in California—and everywhere! These links feature wonderful sites that explore places in the world that you may never be able to visit in person. Even if you have been able to visit some of the places in person, you will still enjoy re-living the experience and sharing it with your families through the text, photos, videos and live web cameras on these websites. It is my hope that parents and children will sit down together to explore the world through these virtual field trips, whether or not they homeschool. A few of the field trips were hard to categorize. Museums and Other Buildings LDS Church History and Art MuseumLDS Temple Square TourHistoric Cove FortMissionary Training Center Virtual TourPassing Through St.

An OOPS Virtual Field Trips Page! The "OOPS" Virtual Field Trip Page! A virtual field trip is the next best thing to being there! Choose a destination below and click your trip into action. Vacation Planner So You're Planning A Trip Planner Happy Travels! Return to the OOPS Web Page: Iroquoi Longhouse Jet Propulsion Lab Virtual Field Trip Kennebunk, Maine WebCam Kid's Guide to the Smithsonian Kids Dig Reed: Reed Farmstead Archaeological Site,West Virginia Kokomo Opalescent Glass Co. Return to the OOPS Web Page Science Learning Network Online Science Exhibits Scholastic Field Trips Seven Wonders of the Ancient World (New) Seven Wonders of the World Ships of Travel Sistine Chapel Skyscrapers The Smithsonian Museum Sonora Desert Hottest Desert in North America South Carolina's River Venture Spain St. Teaching Tips for Taking Field Trips:1. OOPS is: Our Overnight Planning System Email your great ideas for inclusion on this page! Last Update: 4/4/2012