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Leveraging Online Content in Higher Ed: Your Top 5 Questions

As academic institutions around the world prepare to transition to new models of teaching and learning next term and beyond, many face the same core challenges and questions around effectively integrating and structuring online learning experiences.

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How a Postmates Courier is Leveraging Online Learning During the Pandemic

According to Pew Research, over 14 million Americans lost their jobs between February and May 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. When Maggie, a young professional living in Nashville, TN, was laid off from her administrative job in the early weeks of the U.S. shutdown, she became a courier for the delivery service platform Postmates to help make ends meet.

Through her work with Postmates, Maggie has been able to take advantage of learning on edX. Postmates partnered with edX For Business to offer learning opportunities as part of their Flexible Toolkit, an always available one-stop shop that aggregates services and resources for couriers. Postmates couriers find value in learning and improving their future career prospects while working–and all with the flexibility of their own schedule. Interest in this program has been especially high during the pandemic.

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3 Ways to Drive Digital Transformation With Online Campus

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, schools across the globe turned to edX Online Campus to help ease the emergency transition to delivering digital learning content to students. As the next academic term approaches and organizations begin to imagine a “new normal,” it’s clear that a sustainable online learning strategy will be a top priority.

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How Postmates Quickly Scaled Effective eLearning for Frontline Workers

Lessons from Community Engagement Leader Rachel Kamen

By nature, Rachel Kamen’s role at Postmates is to put its people first. Rachel heads up community engagement on the company’s public policy team with the goal of bettering the Postmates platform and Fleet experience by elevating the voices of the thousands of Postmates contract couriers that deliver local food and merchandise in cities across the U.S.. One of her focuses is providing resources and partnerships, including eLearning through edX, that support the Fleet not just in their work with the company, but also in their day-to-day lives.

In this article, Rachel shares her keys to success in launching and growing programs and resources that are sustainable, valued, and put employees first while also strengthening the company. In particular, she shares her experience of quickly, effectively scaling eLearning as a resource during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Building Learning Pathways for At-Risk Workers: 3 Solutions

E-learning can be a powerful tool and benefit for employees across your workforce. The wave of economic disruption from COVID-19 across every industry has expedited and underscored the need for solutions designed specifically for your at-risk workers—employees whose jobs may be endangered as a result of technological changes, declining demand for certain skill sets, and challenges posed by the pandemic.

Read more about how companies use e-Learning as part of their offerings and support for at-risk employees.

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Leveraging Online Content in Higher Ed: Your Top 5 Questions

As academic institutions around the world prepare to transition to new models of teaching and learning next term and beyond, many face the same core challenges and questions around effectively integrating and structuring online learning experiences.

How a Postmates Courier is Leveraging Online Learning During the Pandemic

According to Pew Research, over 14 million Americans lost their jobs between February and May 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. When Maggie, a young professional living in Nashville, TN, was laid off from her administrative job in the early weeks of the U.S. shutdown, she became a courier for the delivery service platform Postmates to help make ends meet.

Through her work with Postmates, Maggie has been able to take advantage of learning on edX. Postmates partnered with edX For Business to offer learning opportunities as part of their Flexible Toolkit, an always available one-stop shop that aggregates services and resources for couriers. Postmates couriers find value in learning and improving their future career prospects while working–and all with the flexibility of their own schedule. Interest in this program has been especially high during the pandemic.

3 Ways to Drive Digital Transformation With Online Campus

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, schools across the globe turned to edX Online Campus to help ease the emergency transition to delivering digital learning content to students. As the next academic term approaches and organizations begin to imagine a “new normal,” it’s clear that a sustainable online learning strategy will be a top priority.

How Postmates Quickly Scaled Effective eLearning for Frontline Workers

Lessons from Community Engagement Leader Rachel Kamen

By nature, Rachel Kamen’s role at Postmates is to put its people first. Rachel heads up community engagement on the company’s public policy team with the goal of bettering the Postmates platform and Fleet experience by elevating the voices of the thousands of Postmates contract couriers that deliver local food and merchandise in cities across the U.S.. One of her focuses is providing resources and partnerships, including eLearning through edX, that support the Fleet not just in their work with the company, but also in their day-to-day lives.

In this article, Rachel shares her keys to success in launching and growing programs and resources that are sustainable, valued, and put employees first while also strengthening the company. In particular, she shares her experience of quickly, effectively scaling eLearning as a resource during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Building Learning Pathways for At-Risk Workers: 3 Solutions

E-learning can be a powerful tool and benefit for employees across your workforce. The wave of economic disruption from COVID-19 across every industry has expedited and underscored the need for solutions designed specifically for your at-risk workers—employees whose jobs may be endangered as a result of technological changes, declining demand for certain skill sets, and challenges posed by the pandemic.

Read more about how companies use e-Learning as part of their offerings and support for at-risk employees.

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