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Posted in: Learner Stories

Recently, Ben, an edX learner enrolled in the W3C HTML 5 course  and shared his story about how he used HTML5 skills to code a game. We love learning how edX courses impact our learners’ lives and how MOOCs open up a world of possibilities. I first learned HTML in 1996, and I’ve done web development off and on since then, always being self-taught. But, I’ve...

Read More about Ben: Game Development Using HTML5

Posted in: Learner Stories

St. Louis, MO, USA | Age 28 I am 28 years old and hold a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. When I was laid off from my job at a bookstore, I was looking for a new direction in life. I first learned about LaunchCode via Reddit, and heard about the edX CS50x course from family members who saw...

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Posted in: Learner Stories

St. Louis, Missouri, USA  |  Age 30 After completing two tours in the Army, I enrolled in the music business program at Full Sail University in Orlando, Florida. I love music, so my initial goal was to parlay this into a career as a sound engineer/sound mixer. About mid-way through the program I took a course on commerce, which introduced me to the idea of...

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