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Using Python to Develop Screen Reader Features: Meet, Bhargav

Bhargav, a test engineer from India, shares how learning on edX helped him develop add-ons for screen readers, participate in multiple Hackathons and get a job. I have always been interested in computer science: before I started learning on edX, I had already learned to program in C, C++, HTML, PHP, MYSQL and ASP.NET. Through edX, I was able to explore a new programming language...

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23 Jun 2017
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Get College Ready with 8 Great edX Courses

If you’re starting college soon, it’s important to make sure you’re prepared for your classes by refreshing your knowledge of the fundamentals or learning something new. Explore these 8 prep and introductory courses on edX  to kick-start or restart your college career!

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15 Jun 2017
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EdX Partners Top QS World University Rankings

The 2018 QS World University Rankings list was recently released, and we are very excited to announce that seven of the top 10 universities in the world are edX partners! EdX founding universities MIT and Harvard University took spots in the top three on the list, with edX partners Caltech, University of Oxford, Imperial College London, University of Chicago and ETH Zurich also appearing in the top ten....

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13 Jun 2017
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EdX Welcomes Red Hat

We are honored to announce that Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source, enterprise IT solutions, has joined the global community of edX partners. Red Hat uses a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies. As a connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, and open source communities, Red Hat helps create relevant, innovative...

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07 Jun 2017
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Leadership Skills – Essentials for Success

Leadership skills are increasingly important for anyone looking to advance their career. From working in teams, to communicating effectively, to making the right decisions — possessing these key leadership skills will set you up for success on the job. We have plenty of courses on edX that will help you become a better leader. The following courses offer you the opportunity to learn these essential skills in...

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02 Jun 2017
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Python, Hackathons and Job Opportunities: Meet, Ravi

Ravi, an electrical engineering student from India, shares how the accessible materials on edX helped him participate in a Hackathon. I am a fourth-year electrical engineering student at IIT Madras. I wanted to participate in a Hackathon for the visually impaired that the university was hosting with Vision-Aid, so I took the Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python from MITx on edX in...

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25 May 2017
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2017’s Top Tech Skills For Getting a Job in Silicon Valley

Become the most wanted tech employee with our collection of online courses.  The technology market is becoming more and more competitive, and companies are on the hunt for employees with a specific set of skills. If you want to land that coveted job in Silicon Valley, you’ll likely need to possess one or more of the most in-demand skills required for the 2017 technology job market.  Below are the...

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19 May 2017
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Seeing a Significant Career Impact from a Microsoft Professional Certificate in Data Science: Meet, Harleen

Harleen, a data security specialist and consultant at Microsoft, shares how the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Data Science helped her begin a new career in data science. Before I took the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Data Science program on edX, I had been in the IT industry and working for Microsoft for almost eight and a half years. My work was primarily as...

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18 May 2017
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MIT Professional Education Course Helps Brings Complex Data Science Concepts to Life

According to industry analyst Gartner, data science, analytics and machine learning applications are “the engines of the future”.  Amazon, Netflix and Google set the stage, and now it seems every organization is realizing how the data we collect can be used to profoundly impact and improve an organization’s performance. The growing pressure for organizations to turn data into business value, combined with the proliferation of...

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