digital divide http://www.kplu.org en UW's MOOC On Public Speaking Proving To Be Massively Popular http://www.kplu.org/post/uws-mooc-public-speaking-proving-be-massively-popular <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">University of Washington professor Matt </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">McGarrity</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> teaches a wildly-popular </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">MOOC</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, or a free massive open online course open to virtual students everywhere.</span></p><p>McGarrity’s course on public speaking is one of more than a dozen MOOCs offered by UW. The communications professor likens the MOOC approach to a yoga class that might air at 6 in the morning on TV.</p><p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 08:05:00 +0000 Jennifer Wing 14343 at http://www.kplu.org UW's MOOC On Public Speaking Proving To Be Massively Popular No Computer? Startup Lets Job Applicants Apply Via Texting http://www.kplu.org/post/no-computer-startup-lets-job-applicants-apply-texting <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Many of us are connected to the Internet almost all the time. But there are still lots of people who have no way to get online and for them, it can be hard to find a job in this increasingly digital world. It can also be hard for employers to find those workers.</span></p><p>Now, one startup in Kirkland aims to help people apply for jobs using nothing more than an ordinary flip phone.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Ashley Gross 10325 at http://www.kplu.org No Computer? Startup Lets Job Applicants Apply Via Texting