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There are over a thousand courses on edX, and many of them have trailers to give you a taste of what the course is all about. But which of these videos really caught the attention of our learners? We looked at the number of views, likes and learner feedback to bring you the five course trailers that edX learners love the most: 5. The Science of Happiness UC...

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Fall in love with learning this Valentine’s Day.  Looking for something special this Valentine’s Day? The gift of learning lasts a lifetime. At edX, our mission is to not only provide high-quality education, but to offer courses in a wide variety of subject areas and skills you are looking for. This Valentine’s Day, we encourage you to take a course in a subject area you love. With over 800 courses, it’s hard to chose, but we have...

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Three edX Courses to Improve Your Life Are you looking to be happier, think better or transform yourself and society? If yes, then you aren’t alone. For the last three years, academics, researchers and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative for the United Nations, have produced the World Happiness Report, a survey of the state of global happiness. In 2015, the report...

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You don’t have to be moving into the dorms and spending hundreds on textbooks to go back to school – Lifehacker has hand-picked some of their favorite free online courses for this Fall! Check out some of the edX courses the folks at Lifehacker U are buzzing about. Click here to read the full post on Lifehacker.com. “Your education doesn’t have to stop once you leave...

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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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This post originally ran on the Greater Good blog on October 21, 2014. The GGSC’s online course, “The Science of Happiness,” emphasizes the importance of social connection to happiness. But how socially connected are our students—and how does their connection relate to other aspects of their lives, like their age and relationship status? We have some interesting answers, thanks to data from the survey that...

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