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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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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Did you know that this week is #CSEdWeek? Start your #HourofCode with a collection of high-quality, free edX computer science courses. Computer science drives innovation throughout the economy and whether or not you become a computer scientist, computational thinking is a powerful tool for jobs in social sciences, economics, finance, and understanding the world at large. Currently, there are 517,393 open computing jobs nationwide. With...
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We are honored to announce that Institut Mines-Télécom, a public institution dedicated to higher education and research for innovation in the fields of engineering and digital technology, has joined edX. Institut Mines-Télécom (IMT) brings extensive experience with MOOC development to the edX global community. IMT is the first member of FUN, a French MOOC platform that uses Open edX, the open-source platform that powers edX...
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Learn something new during the summer of edX! The summer season not only brings us longer days and more sunshine, but gives us the opportunity to accomplish a goal. So, why not make it your goal to learn something new this summer with edX courses? From enhancing your English grammar skills to developing apps, our selection of July courses will not only help you gain new skills and knowledge, but give you...
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All season long we will be sharing summer learning tips and news. To follow along on Twitter, join us with #summerofedX! Making plans to relax and recharge this summer? Why not recharge your resume, too! While the world seems to slow down during the summer months, many hiring initiatives kick off in September. With this timing in mind, we area encouraging you to make 2016...
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Interested in developing sought after skills to improve your employability? Want to advance or change your career? Check out the field of computer programming and build your computer programming skills. Computer programmers and software developers create apps and design websites. They develop new software programs and write languages that computers can follow. They help power and style websites, networks and systems, mobile devices and more....
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We are pleased to announce that ITMO University, a National Research University of Russia, has joined edX. With its expertise in information and technology and experience in online education, ITMO University will not only deliver high-quality content to the edX global learning community, but will also instill a love of computer science and innovation in learners around the world. How to Win Coding Competitions: Secrets of...
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When we first heard from Ali Heikal, he was completing high school and looking forward to studying Computer Science – and study he has! He got back in touch to let us know that he’s since taken more edX courses, and was accepted into the Microsoft Student Partner program! Microsoft Student Partners are student technology leaders who are empowered to build Microsoft communities on their campus and share their...
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We are excited to announce that we have teamed up with 20th Century Fox to offer our learners a chance to win an exclusive X-Men experience as part of the edX X-Men: Apocalypse sweepstakes. One lucky learner will be awarded the Grand Prize, which includes a trip for two to New York City for an experience with Hollywood special effects artists to transform you into...
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