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Spreading the Love of Learning: Meet, Sonal

Sonal, a lifelong learner on edX, shares her passion for inspiring others to improve their lives and build a better world through education. I took my very first MITx class in 2012, when I had just turned 50. Since then, I have never stopped learning on edX. After five years of learning I have earned more certificates than my own age! Learning on edX has truly...

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12 May 2017
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Celebrate Earth Day: Learn to Save Our Planet

Happy Earth Day! For nearly 50 years, people around the world have celebrated Earth Day to support environmental movements and build awareness around issues such as climate change. The Earth Day campaign this year is environmental and climate literacy. In order to change the way we treat our planet, we need to be knowledgeable about the environmental issues we face today and the actions we can take...

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21 Apr 2017
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Exploring His Passion for Electronics on edX: Meet, Aritra

Aritra, 18, a high school student from India, shares how edX has given him the opportunity to learn about his interests and develop new skills. Since childhood, I have been fascinated by electronics. I’ve always wondered about the mysteries behind how they work, and why I can’t make my own devices. Due to circumstances, I never had the chance to learn more about electronics in...

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20 Apr 2017
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15 Tips and Tricks for Android App Developers in 2017

This post originally ran on Galileo University’s Android Developer site.  While you build your career as an Android developer, there are important things you should always keep in mind if you want to increase your chances of success. No matter if you want to make your own project or work for a recognized company, there are some essential aspects to be aware of while developing...

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13 Apr 2017
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Myriam: Enhancing Her Studies and Choosing a Career Path on edX

Myriam, 33, a PhD student at the Institute of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine of the University of Tübingen, shares how edX is helping her while she pursues her degree. One of the main reasons why I started taking courses on edX was to enhance my experience in graduate school. I’m currently studying for my PhD in physiology, and I took Cellular Mechanisms of Brain Function...

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12 Apr 2017
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Nooree: Opening Doors to a Global Career in Supply Chain Management

We are excited to continue to share learner stories from the MITx Supply Chain Management MicroMasters program that demonstrate how MicroMasters programs are helping people improve their lives and advance their careers. Today, Nooree, a supply chain planner at a fresh produce supplier in the UK, shares how the Supply Chain Management MicroMasters program helped her get a job in supply chain when she moved to a new...

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07 Apr 2017
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From Body to Brain – 5 Ways Food Improves Your Overall Health

You have probably heard time and time again that you need to eat more fruits and vegetables, more wholegrains and less processed food. But, do you really know why? A lot of focus is placed on the need to eat healthy in order to lose weight, and with good reason. However, there are many other benefits to eating healthy, other than weight loss that you...

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05 Apr 2017
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13 Cursos en Español Sugeridos Para Ti

Mira estos nuevos cursos fascinantes en español sugeridos para ti mismo. Gestión de Proyectos de Desarrollo IDBx Fisiopatología renal y enigmas de la vida cotidiana UAMx Escribir para Convencer JaverianaX Cómo implantar grupos de mejora de procesos UPValenciaX Educación de calidad para todos. Equidad, inclusión y atención a la diversidad UAMx Políticas efectivas de desarrollo infantil IDBx Aproximación Neuropsicológica de la Lecto-Escritura en la etapa...

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31 Mar 2017
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5 Qualities Recruiters Look for in Job Candidates

If you’re looking for a job, you know how difficult it can be to catch an employer’s attention. In today’s job market, you often need to show more than just the required qualifications to get hired. But what else do recruiters look for in potential employees? Read on to find out some of the qualities that make the biggest impression on recruiters like myself. 1....

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28 Mar 2017
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Muhammad: Learning New Skills Anytime, Anywhere to Explore New Subjects and Expand his Horizons

Muhammad, 40, a learner from Islamabad, Pakistan, explains how edX is helping him learn new skills to advance his career and make the world a better place. The first course I ever completed on edX was IELTS Academic Test Preparation from UQx. I was interested in improving my English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, and the course really helped me to accomplish that goal....

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24 Mar 2017