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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Edit: The AMA is live! Join now and ask your questions! This Tuesday, March 15, ask your questions of Professor Lauren Duncan, who is teaching the upcoming course Psychology of Political Activism: Women Changing the World. (Check back here for the link when live!) Professor Lauren Duncan studies political psychology and gender; she has been engaged with this scholarship for over 25 years. She is particularly interested...
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This is a guest blog post by Beth Myers, PhD, Director of Special Collections at Smith College. Over the past year, Smith College has collaborated with edX to create Smith’s first MOOC, Psychology of Political Activism: Women Changing the World. For us in Special Collections, this project deeply resonates with tenors of international partnership and access inherent in this year’s International Women’s Day theme: “Planet...
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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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We are pleased to welcome Smith College as an edX member. Since its founding in 1871, Smith College has provided women of high ability and promise an education of uncompromising quality. Now, offering MOOCs on edX, Smith will be able to reach even more learners around the world. Smith’s first MOOC on edX will examine the psychology of political activism and will explore what motivated women...
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This story originally appeared in The Independent School Magazine blog. Last spring at my school, St. Margaret’s Episcopal School in California, I taught my first MOOC with edX: Psych101x. Right away, I was glued to the discussion board where the some 30,000 enrolled students wrote their thoughts, first impressions, and reasons for joining the class, and shared concerns or complaints about the operating system and course elements. I...
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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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