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Are you interested in participating in an exciting online learning experience? If so, edX has new courses designed to provide you with world-class education at your convenience. We’re spotlighting 10 courses starting soon that range from leadership training to computer programming. Join us and sign up for a course today!

Inclusive Leadership Training: Maximizing Work-Life for Your Success – CatalystX – October 13, 2015

If you’ve ever struggled to manage your work commitments and life priorities then this is the course for you. You’ll learn inclusive leadership behaviors and work-life concepts, tools and strategies to apply to your career and organization. At the end of the course, you’ll design a Personal Work-Life Plan to apply the strategies to your personal and professional life.


Human Origins – ASUx – October 14, 2015

Learn human evolution, fossils, and humankind’s place in the natural world from leading experts in the field. Enroll now to study concepts including how scientific research is conducted, the role of paleoanthropologists in human origins research, human evolution and more. Through this credit-eligible course, you’ll experience the same rigorous university-level courses on a flexible schedule and have an opportunity to earn academic credit with a passing grade.


The EU and Human Rights – KULeuvenX – October 17, 2015

The EU is a major global influence in the field of human rights. Enroll today to learn factors that make the EU a positive and negative force for human rights, what constituents must the EU engage with to successfully promote human rights, what key policy sectors does the EU impact, and more. This course is intended for anyone interested in human rights, law, international relations or global governance.


Introduction to Functional Programming – DelftX – October 15, 2015

This introductory computer science course will teach you the fundamentals of functional programming. Functional languages offer a compact notation for writing programs, methods for structuring programs and a simple mathematical basis that supports reasoning about programs. Enroll now to learn functional programming methods, applications, how to “think like a fundamentalist” and to “code like a hacker” in mainstream programming languages.


Super-Earths And Life – HarvardX – October 13, 2015

Have you ever asked yourself, are we alone in the universe? Super-Earths And Life brings you closer to answering that question by studying two fields – astronomy and biology. In this science course you’ll learn about alien life, how we search for it, and what this teaches us about our place in the universe.


Data Analysis for Life Sciences 1: Statistics and R – HarvardX – October 15, 2015

In this self-paced course from HarvardX, you’ll learn basic statistical concepts and R programming skills essential to analyzing data in the life sciences field. If you’re interested in learning about random variables, distributions, inference, exploratory data analysis and non-parametric statistics, this is the biology and life sciences course for you. This is the first part in a series of seven related courses.


War for the Greater Middle East – BUx – October 13, 2015

More than thirty years ago, the United States set out to “fix” the Greater Middle East, but with what result? Learn the history of war and better understand the factors that inspired the U.S. to enter the conflict. From the era of Jimmy Carter to the age of Barack Obama, this course analyzes the errors of judgment and implementation made in the past three decades. You’ll leave the course with new perspectives on approaching American foreign policy.


Climate Change: The Science – UBCx – October 14, 2015

If you’re interested in exploring solutions to climate change, then this is the science course for you. Climate change is arguably the biggest challenge of our time and this course will teach you concepts such as how climate models work, climate history, and future forecasts, and it will give you the tools and knowledge to communicate about climate change issues in your region.


Introduction to the Quran: The Scripture of Islam – NotreDameX – October 12, 2015

This humanities course will introduce you to various aspects of the Quran, including its basic message, the historical context in which it originated, the diverse ways in which Muslims have interpreted it, and its surprisingly intimate relationship with the Bible. Explore the themes of the Quran and gain an appreciation for the perspectives of Muslim believers.


DNA: Biology’s Genetic Code – RiceX – October 13, 2015

DNA is essential to life. It encodes our genetic information and is passed on within cells to maintain living organisms and to produce the next generation. This interactive biology course will immerse you in the fascinating subject of DNA, including concepts such as structure, packaging, replication, and manipulation.



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