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Sara Reich

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Cursos en español en edX

Sumérgete en un curso en español. Desde la química orgánica hasta los derechos de las personas refugiadas, puedes explorar un nuevo tema de interés en edX con nuestra amplia selección de cursos en español. ¡Empieza a aprender hoy! Hemos preparado una lista de cursos ofrecidos en edX por algunas de las universidades y organismos internacionales más importantes del mundo. ¡Son todos gratuitos y completamente online!...

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22 Feb 2017
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7 Free Courses to Spark Your Curiosity This Fall

Curiosity is the key to a long and happy life. Whether you are preparing for your first AP* exam, seeking advice from top entrepreneurs, or curious to understand how electric circuits impact the world around us, there’s a course for you on edX. Take a look at these exciting and innovative courses starting soon, and enroll in one today! *Advanced Placement® and AP® are trademarks...

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04 Sep 2015
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4 Music-Inspired Tips for Budding Entrepreneurs

Guest post written by Panos Panay, instructor of the upcoming Berklee MOOC, Creativity and Entrepreneurship, starting September 8, 2015. If creativity and entrepreneurship are linked, how can we better draw on creative outlets for business innovation? I spent a good part of my early entrepreneurial life running away from the fact that I had a music degree rather than a business degree. Looking back, I...

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31 Aug 2015
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9 Introductory Courses on edX: Explore a New Subject this Fall

Ready to dive into a new subject area, but not sure where to start? This fall on edX we are offering dozens of introductory level courses, perfect for novice who is brand new to a topic, or someone looking to brush up on the basics. Check out some of our most popular intro level courses below, and enroll today. Learn Computer Science Explore Social SciencesGet PoliticalUnderstand ScienceDiversify Your...

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28 Aug 2015
in Education Leaders, Featured Courses

Back to School: Four Activities for Building a Positive School Climate

The guest post below was originally published By Vicki Zakrzewski on UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center website. To continue learning about living a happy and meaningful life, sign up for the upcoming UC BerkeleyX MOOC The Science of Happiness, starting September 8, 2015. Schools are a slice of humanity: Everyone brings both their wonderful innate goodness and their challenging globby muck to the classroom. Creating...

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27 Aug 2015
HeroesX
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Harvard’s HeroesX MOOC: Ancient Greek Heroes and Modern Community

Join Harvard Professor Gregory Nagy on a 24-“Hour” journey that lasts a lifetime, and learn how the heroes of ancient Greece can help us to understand and reflect upon modern cultures. Study alongside Harvard students in this MOOC that mirrors and engages with the on-campus Harvard class. The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours (also known as HeroesX) is a HarvardX MOOC that introduces participants to the literature...

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26 Aug 2015
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PhD Lifestyle: Are Most Academics Lonely at Work?

An unabridged version of this guest blog post was originally published on The Thesis Whisperer by Inger Mewburn, Instructor of “How to Survive Your PhD” on edX. Since announcing Australian National University’s latest MOOC, How to Survive Your PhD, I’ve been overwhelmed by the response, with more than 2600 people signing up in the first week alone– far more than I had expected! A few...

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25 Aug 2015
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Explore Knowledge Management and Big Data with 20,000 Global Learners!

More than a decade ago, I was already designing and delivering e-Learning and blended learning courses at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) through a master degree program delivered via substantial e-activities. When PolyU embarked on the MOOC journey in May 2014, my team was given the opportunity to develop the first MOOC on edX under HKPolyUx. At the time, I thought this endeavor would...

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20 Aug 2015
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I Scream, You Scream… The Science of Ice Cream

“Maybe you came here for the science. Or maybe you just came because you heard ice cream!” said Bill Yosses, former White House Pastry Chef, and one of the lead presenters at a recent HarvardX for Allston event at the Harvard Ed Portal in Allston. But came they did. Yosses led a special hands-on demonstration to illuminate concepts learners are studying in the HarvardX Science & Cooking:...

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17 Aug 2015