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Justine Goulart

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6 Development Courses to Help You Transform the World

In 2015, countries from all over the world adopted a new set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of the United Nation’s Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The agenda set forth 17 “Global Goals” as a plan of action for our world to end poverty and hunger, protect our planet and ensure prosperity for all. Below is a snapshot of the 17 goals. The UN’s...

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12 Jan 2017
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The Future is Artificial Intelligence

In 2016, major companies such as Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft signaled loud and clear where the tech world is headed: Artificial Intelligence. Referred to as AI, tech companies are scrambling to translate it into consumer products and services such as virtual reality and smart home systems, but other industries such as health care, manufacturing, and transportation are also poised for transformation. One of the...

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05 Jan 2017
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Year in Review: edX in 2016

What a year 2016 has been for edX and our learners! In just the span of one year, we: Launched MicroMasters programs, a new credential to help advance careers or accelerate a Master’s degree Welcomed many new partners Added over 500 courses Celebrated our 4th birthday Welcomed nearly 4 million new learners to edX! all while continuing our mission to increase access to high-quality education and...

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29 Dec 2016
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Entrepreneurship and Business Management MicroMasters Programs to Advance Your Career

Why study business? Aside from business being the most popular field of study worldwide, particularly at the graduate level, gaining foundational business skills gives you the opportunity to advance your career in a variety of different companies and industries and in a variety of different roles, from accounting and finance, to marketing and advertising. Also, salary expectations for those with a business degree rank the third...

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28 Dec 2016
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Bringing Improvement Science to High School Students

This post, written by Jenny Lisle, originally ran on the HarvardX blog.  “I think using MOOCs to educate students is profound, especially connecting students virtually with people from other states and countries, with people young and old, and with people from different cultural views. When this happens, students are not only learning the content that’s being presented, they are also learning the views of other people.”...

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20 Dec 2016
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4 Ways Financial Literacy Skills Boost Your CV 

Running an organisation is challenging, whether it’s a family run small shop, or a major multinational corporation. Many of us start our careers thinking we shouldn’t focus on money, and that enthusiasm and vision are all we need to be successful. We soon learn better. Every organisation needs to understand its finances – and if you want to grow your career, you need to develop...

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MicroMasters Liderazgo y trabajo en equipo en grupos de mejora continua: Dirigiendo los equipos de la empresa del futuro

En un mundo cada vez más globalizado y competitivo, las empresas que gestionen de forma adecuada la mejora continua de la calidad y sus procesos y la innovación generada por sus empleados tienen una ventaja competitiva importante. Conceptos como lean manufacturing o 6-sigma, que surgieron en las grandes cadenas de montaje de las multinacionales, están cada vez más presentes en todo tipo de organizaciones de...

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u.lab MOOCs: Inspiring Change Around the World

This post originally ran on MIT’s Office of Digital Learning (ODL) blog. u.lab is a series of edX courses that strengthen the capacity of individuals, communities, institutions and systems to respond to the increasing flow of disruptive challenges we face across all social systems and societies today. We do this through a highly experiential pedagogy in which participants identify an issue or challenge that matters...

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02 Dec 2016
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Data Scientists: What They Do and How to Become One

Data is everywhere. Now that new, emerging technologies have advanced our ability to accumulate data, companies of all sizes, across all industries, are collecting massive amounts of data. In many ways, that’s the easy part. The hard part is actually manipulating and making sense of all that data. Organizations need someone to analyze it in order to help make better, data-driven decisions. Queue the data scientist!...

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10 Nov 2016
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Personalised Learning: Teaching in the Age of Technology

Teaching today is a very different practice to what it was just a decade ago. Kindergarden to year 12 teachers have needed to keep up with a rapidly changing world to ensure their students are prepared for it. Like many other institutions, education has turned to technology to bring teaching into the 21st century. With technology, the classroom has become an immersive learning space, and...

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03 Nov 2016