Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Sophia Free Courses
#1
Do both "Developing Effective Teams" and "The Essentials of Managing Conflict" both transfer to TESU without being duplicates? I ask because it seems many people only take 1 of the 2 free Sophia Courses and not both. Maybe there are other reasons? Maybe 1 of the 2 is not worth the time investment for 1 credit????

Just checking before I invest the time.
TESU Associate in Arts (AA) {14 of 60 Credits Completed}
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
TEEX Cybersecurity (101, 201 & 301) (6 Credits)
ALEKS College Algebra (3 Credits)
NFA Self-Study Course for Community Safety Educators (1 Credit)
The Institutes: Insurance Ethics 312 (2 Credits)   
SOPHIA Developing Effective Teams (1 Credit) The Essentials of Managing Conflict (1 Credit) 
up next: Sophia English Composition 1 
Reply
#2
They do not duplicate and can be done in less than an hour each. Definitely worth the time if you need a couple credits.
BS IT Security, Western Governors University, 2018
BA Psychology, Thomas Edison State University, 2016
AA Sociology, Chaffey College, 2015
IT Industry Certs: CCNA Security, CCNA, CCENT, Linux+,
   LPIC-1, Security+, Network+, Project+, A+, & CIW SDA.
[-] The following 1 user Likes jsd's post:
  • AwardTour
Reply
#3
(06-14-2018, 10:17 AM)jsd Wrote: They do not duplicate and can be done in less than an hour each. Definitely worth the time if you need a couple credits.

Thanks for letting me know, I will take both.
TESU Associate in Arts (AA) {14 of 60 Credits Completed}
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
TEEX Cybersecurity (101, 201 & 301) (6 Credits)
ALEKS College Algebra (3 Credits)
NFA Self-Study Course for Community Safety Educators (1 Credit)
The Institutes: Insurance Ethics 312 (2 Credits)   
SOPHIA Developing Effective Teams (1 Credit) The Essentials of Managing Conflict (1 Credit) 
up next: Sophia English Composition 1 
Reply
#4
I second jsd, they were the first two college courses I took and I highly recommend taking both. Neither of them are perfect courses and both could use some tweaking, but they're free and you will get some useful info out of them.
Reply
#5
Those two and the Ancient Greek Philosophers course were the easiest ones for me. I was able to get through them fast and there was no proctored exam. I had a $50 coupon on the Greek one though so it was $99. It's also about double the size of the other two but still easy IMO.
TESU BA Liberal Studies 

University of Phoenix -18 Credits
Sophia - 9 Credits
Shmoop - 15 Credits
The Institutes - 2 Credits
NFA - 1 Credit
TEEX - 6 Credits
Harvard Ex - 4 *pending*

*55/120 Credits


[-] The following 1 user Likes BSLIONS's post:
  • AwardTour
Reply
#6
(06-18-2018, 02:10 PM)BSLIONS Wrote: Those two and the Ancient Greek Philosophers course were the easiest ones for me. I was able to get through them fast and there was no proctored exam. I had a $50 coupon on the Greek one though so it was $99. It's also about double the size of the other two but still easy IMO.

UPDATE/EDIT: It looks like it is 3 credits and it transfers in as PHI-226?

Thanks for sharing that BSLIONS. Do you happen to know what the transfer code is for TESU? I know it probably came in as elective but what did it show up as when you transferred Ancient Greek Philosophers? How many credits was it?

(06-18-2018, 02:10 PM)BSLIONS Wrote: Those two and the Ancient Greek Philosophers course were the easiest ones for me. I was able to get through them fast and there was no proctored exam. I had a $50 coupon on the Greek one though so it was $99. It's also about double the size of the other two but still easy IMO.

Would this course that you are talking about "Ancient Greek Philosophers" count towards the "Knowledge of Human Cultures" general education requirement at TESU? If it does then I will take this Sophia course instead of "Introduction to Psychology" at Straighterline.
TESU Associate in Arts (AA) {14 of 60 Credits Completed}
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
TEEX Cybersecurity (101, 201 & 301) (6 Credits)
ALEKS College Algebra (3 Credits)
NFA Self-Study Course for Community Safety Educators (1 Credit)
The Institutes: Insurance Ethics 312 (2 Credits)   
SOPHIA Developing Effective Teams (1 Credit) The Essentials of Managing Conflict (1 Credit) 
up next: Sophia English Composition 1 
Reply
#7
(06-18-2018, 02:37 PM)AwardTour Wrote:
(06-18-2018, 02:10 PM)BSLIONS Wrote: Those two and the Ancient Greek Philosophers course were the easiest ones for me. I was able to get through them fast and there was no proctored exam. I had a $50 coupon on the Greek one though so it was $99. It's also about double the size of the other two but still easy IMO.

UPDATE/EDIT: It looks like it is 3 credits and it transfers in as PHI-226?

Thanks for sharing that BSLIONS. Do you happen to know what the transfer code is for TESU? I know it probably came in as elective but what did it show up as when you transferred Ancient Greek Philosophers? How many credits was it?

(06-18-2018, 02:10 PM)BSLIONS Wrote: Those two and the Ancient Greek Philosophers course were the easiest ones for me. I was able to get through them fast and there was no proctored exam. I had a $50 coupon on the Greek one though so it was $99. It's also about double the size of the other two but still easy IMO.

Would this course that you are talking about "Ancient Greek Philosophers" count towards the "Knowledge of Human Cultures" general education requirement at TESU? If it does then I will take this Sophia course instead of "Introduction to Psychology" at Straighterline.


From what the Sophia site says it transfers as PHI-226 for 3 credits. I actually sent them a list of my Sophia courses this weekend so I'm currently waiting for them to add them to my evaluation. I'll update you when they add it on, they should have it done by tomorrow. However, my "Knowledge of Human Cultures" is full so they won't put it there. Looking at their list though, they list quite a few PHI tagged courses as being eligible. I'd think it would be but if you're working with an adviser it'd be best to ask.
TESU BA Liberal Studies 

University of Phoenix -18 Credits
Sophia - 9 Credits
Shmoop - 15 Credits
The Institutes - 2 Credits
NFA - 1 Credit
TEEX - 6 Credits
Harvard Ex - 4 *pending*

*55/120 Credits


Reply
#8
Is there a proctored exam for Ancient Greek Philosophers?
Reply
#9
(06-19-2018, 09:03 AM)homeschoolmom1 Wrote: Is there a proctored exam for Ancient Greek Philosophers?

Nope, no proctored exam. BSLIONS said there was no proctored exam in Post #5 of this thread. That is one of the reasons I am interested in taking it. It would be nice if it counts towards "Knowledge of Human Cultures" Credit at TESU. Even if it does not I will still take it as an elective.
TESU Associate in Arts (AA) {14 of 60 Credits Completed}
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
TEEX Cybersecurity (101, 201 & 301) (6 Credits)
ALEKS College Algebra (3 Credits)
NFA Self-Study Course for Community Safety Educators (1 Credit)
The Institutes: Insurance Ethics 312 (2 Credits)   
SOPHIA Developing Effective Teams (1 Credit) The Essentials of Managing Conflict (1 Credit) 
up next: Sophia English Composition 1 
Reply
#10
(06-19-2018, 12:19 PM)AwardTour Wrote:
(06-19-2018, 09:03 AM)homeschoolmom1 Wrote: Is there a proctored exam for Ancient Greek Philosophers?

Nope, no proctored exam. BSLIONS said there was no proctored exam in Post #5 of this thread. That is one of the reasons I am interested in taking it. It would be nice if it counts towards "Knowledge of Human Cultures" Credit at TESU. Even if it does not I will still take it as an elective.

You may wish to verify that with Sophia before depending on it. If you look at the details on their site, it looks like all of the paid (3-credit) courses require proctoring. So it seems odd that they'd have one non-proctored paid course when all the rest require proctoring.

When the course was first introduced several people confirmed that it didn't have a proctor requirement at the time, but it has been a while now, so I'd check to be sure. If it is, and Sophia intends for it to remain unproctored, that would be great to know.
Goal: BSBA-CIS and ASNSM-CS from TESU by Q1 2019. (May add BSBA-GM AOS if time & interest remains.)

PROGRESS SO FAR (85.67 Cr):
  • B&M CC: American Govt & Inst, Intro to Computing, Intro Astronomy w/Lab [quarter-units]
  • CLEP/DSST: Info Systems (80), A&I Literature (76), Principles of Marketing (75), Management Info Systems (467)
  • ALEKS: College Algebra, Trigonometry, Intro Statistics
  • The Institutes: Ethics 312
  • Sophia.org: Developing Effective Teams, Essentials of Managing Conflict
  • StraighterLine: English Comp I, C++ Programming, Cultural Anthropology, Principles of Management, Intro to Religion, Business Law
  • Study.com: Personal Finance, Presentation Skills, Information Literacy, International Business, Micro & Macroeconomics, Intro Psychology, Human Growth & Development, Social Psychology (in progress)
  • TEEX: Cybersecurity 101/201/301
Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  On TESU website : 30-day free trial at Study.com. mvk 42 6,210 1 hour ago
Last Post: Nightmoves5
  Sophia Learning Non-proctored? katelynn 23 744 1 hour ago
Last Post: Merlin
  Did I miss any FREE ace credit courses? rgpatz 32 4,280 Yesterday, 01:39 PM
Last Post: zzzz24
  Website to see CC courses. Danielp 12 376 08-12-2018, 04:23 PM
Last Post: dfrecore
  Sophia $50 Off Coupon Tedium 2 147 08-09-2018, 08:50 PM
Last Post: Tedium
  Saylor added 2 new courses - and they're good ones! dfrecore 14 1,035 08-09-2018, 02:14 PM
Last Post: studyandpass5
  Time to Complete Courses? acamp 8 357 08-05-2018, 11:39 PM
Last Post: dfrecore
  SOPHIA math equivalencies at TESU Tripletmom 7 216 08-03-2018, 10:14 PM
Last Post: Merlin
  Sophia discount SDO 10 808 07-30-2018, 10:09 PM
Last Post: MNomadic
  Thomas Edison State University suspended indefinitely Shmoop courses mvk 167 13,781 07-27-2018, 08:50 AM
Last Post: KAnn

Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)