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Whether you are interested in building cloud apps, learning how to use data to improve student experiences, or understanding the key concepts of Computer Science in preparation for the AP* exam, we have just what you are looking for at edX. Check out the exciting courses starting next week, and register today!

Building Cloud Apps with Microsoft Azure, Part 2 – Microsoft – May 12, 2015
What patterns will help you develop the best cloud apps? Cloud computing enables developers to build innovative apps that reach more people and have greater capabilities than ever before. Learn to build real-world cloud solutions from the Microsoft experts.


Introduction to Data Wise: A Collaborative Process to Improve Learning & Teaching – HarvardX – May 12, 2015
Data Wise, a systematic approach around instructional improvement, helps you make the most of your data to improve the student experience. Schools and systems that embrace the Data Wise process call it a whole new way of doing business and meeting students’ needs!


MyCS: Computer Science for Beginners – HarveyMuddX – May 12, 2015
Are you interested in learning how to code, but not sure where to start? MyCS is a programming course for all ages. You’ll learn basic computer science concepts in a fun, creative way, and then apply them by programming in Scratch!


Preparing for the AP* Computer Science A Exam, Part 1 – Cooper Union – May 13, 2015
Computaional systems are shaping the world around us. This rigorous and highly engaging course will introduce you to the fundamental concepts of computer science. The problems throughout this course will take on the format of the AP Exam, to help you prepare! 


Introduction to Engineering and Engineering Mathematics – UTArlingtonX – May 14, 2015
From autonomous robots to data management to thermal energy, engineers work on exciting and interesting projects across various industries. This course is designed to give you a look into the field and a chance to explore the many different disciplines of engineering.


Understanding the Federal Reserve – NYIF – May 15, 2015
Each and every day, we are impacted by the policies and decisions made by the Federal Reserve, but what do you know about the FED? How does the FED affect our economy? What is the relationship between the Federal Reserve and the U.S. government? 

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