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Get Started on the Road to Happiness!

We’re celebrating International Day of Happiness! In honor of the occasion, we want to encourage you to do something that makes you happy today and every other day of the year. A great place to start is with learning something new. Did you know that learning and education can have many positive effects on our happiness? Mastering a new subject is a challenging, engaging, and meaningful...

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20 Mar 2017
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Terry: Building His Business and Inspiring Others to Learn with Self-Paced Courses

Terry, 29, a life coach in Vancouver, Canada, shares how edX is helping him develop his practice and encourage his clients to improve their lives. I’m a Life Coach in Vancouver B.C., Canada, and the AP Psychology courses from UBCx are helping me become a more diverse coach. For example, I would really like to branch out and start coaching more individuals who suffer from...

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16 Mar 2017
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6 Courses to Improve Your Health and Wellness

When it comes to your overall well-being, physical health and mental wellness are huge pieces of the puzzle. Taking the time to establish healthy habits can benefit you in countless ways, such as improving your mood, reducing the risk of disease, boosting your energy, and increasing the length of your life. Whether you want to develop healthier eating habits, explore the positive effects of exercise, or find new...

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09 Mar 2017
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From MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp to Boomtown

This post originally ran on MIT News. An MIT global entrepreneur launches one of the world’s most innovative companies. A few years ago, a young engineer named Yen Pei Tay enrolled in MIT’s Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp. He had taken the Entrepreneurship 101 and 102 massive open online courses (MOOCs) through MITx and was ready to test an idea for a new digital platform. He had...

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Start Learning from the Best Today

Enroll in captivating courses from the world’s top schools. Stand out to potential future employers with courses from MIT, Harvard, Columbia and more on your resume!    Massachusetts Institute of Technology    Harvard University    ETH Zurich    École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne    Columbia University    University of Pennsylvania

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24 Feb 2017
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Mayank: Solving Real-Life Supply Chain Network Design Problems

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, Mayank, a supply chain consultant working with Antuit Consulting, shares how he is leveraging the Supply Chain Management MicroMasters courses to deliver impactful results and share effective business insights with his clients. With...

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21 Feb 2017
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Cybersecurity – Personal Safety, Professional Opportunities

Cybersecurity has rapidly become a key concern in every industry and every organization across the globe. The incredible connectivity and technological innovations that we enjoy today in our personal and professional lives, that have made possible new, more efficient forms of commerce, communication, and entertainment, have also brought a host of emerging threats and risks, the scope of which we have only just begun to...

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15 Feb 2017
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12 Courses Learners Love

Celebrate Your Love for Learning  Today, we celebrate love of all types, including the love of learning. Hearing from our learners inspires us everyday, especially when they share their favorite courses. Check out these 12 courses learners love. 1. The Science of Happiness – UCBerkeleyX (Self-Paced) Learner rating: 4.5/5           2. World of Wine: From Grape to Glass – AdelaideX (Self-Paced) Learner rating:...

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14 Feb 2017
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Daniel: Using Online Courses to Develop New Skills for his Career and to Explore New Subjects

Daniel, 29, a digital marketing professional in Los Angeles, shares how edX is helping him to  gain new skills to improve his career and explore a variety of interests on his own time. I started taking classes on edX  for two different reasons – partially to fulfill my own interests and to take courses in topics that I’ve always found to be exciting and partially...

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09 Feb 2017
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Leading Global Social Change: Human Rights and International Law

The global challenges facing the world today have the potential to affect all of us in some way, whether it be poverty, inequality, immigration laws or climate change. At the core of many of these challenges are human rights: the rights inherent to all individuals regardless of where they are from, what they look like or what they believe. No matter your profession, human rights...

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08 Feb 2017