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5 Reasons to Register for the TOEFL® MOOC

These reasons come to you from the Educational Testing Service.  It’s your all-access pass to the TOEFL iBT® test. This six-week course will get you up to speed on the sections of the test, the skills we test, how the test is scored, and how scores are used by higher education institutions, colleges and universities. It was designed by the experts who created the test....

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Smoother career re-entry with online learning

This post originally ran on MIT News. MITx course and internships help STEM professionals return after a break from the workforce to care for family. They are described as the hidden gems of the workforce: mature, skilled, and highly-motivated STEM professionals who return to their careers after a hiatus of two years or more. Often they have already navigated the complicated life experiences — marriage, career changes, children, and relocations — that...

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Danaka, Advancing your Knowledge and Improving your Business with MicroMasters

UPDATED – One year ago we launched the first MicroMasters® programs on edX. Available in the most in-demand subject areas, such as artificial intelligence, data science, project management, and marketing analytics, MicroMasters programs are a modular credential from top universities designed to advance your career. EdX currently offers 39 programs from 24 leading colleges and universities. Today, we are happy to share an exciting update...

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20 Sep 2017
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FUN, première plateforme nationale de MOOC utlisant Open edx, renforce son partenariat avec edX.org

Première plate-forme nationale à adopter le logiciel libre Open edX pour diffuser ses MOOC, France Université Numérique annonce le renforcement de son partenariat avec edX.org, la plate-forme à but non lucratif fondée par Harvard et le MIT, dont la mission est de donner accès à l’éducation à tous et de partout. Ce partenariat, qui a fait l’objet d’une convention signée courant août, vise à consolider...

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31 Aug 2017
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Modern States launches “Freshman Year for Free,” partners with edX to offer tuition-free, college-level courses for credit

This post originally appeared as a press release issued by Modern States. Modern States Education Alliance, a philanthropy dedicated to making a college degree more affordable and attainable for everyone, today announced a key milestone: the first-ever catalog of tuition-free online courses for 40+ core freshman subjects, which enables learners to earn traditional academic credits at more than 2,900 major colleges and universities. Taught by...

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09 Aug 2017
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The Robots are Coming! 5 Courses to Help You Stay Relevant

Due to technology and automation, half of today’s jobs will not exist in 2030. What’s more, the remainder of the jobs left will either change completely or be different in some way. If robots are truly ‘taking over the world’ (or at least the workplace), then how can you prepare? The best way to embrace the influx of AI and automation, is to truly understand...

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13 Jul 2017
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Reddit AMA with Digital Project Management Industry Leaders—July 13th, 2017

Our AMA is LIVE! Join us here from 1pm – 3pm EST. Many want to become a digital product manager but don’t know what it really means. What skills do you need, and what job opportunities are there in the industry? In the Digital Product Management MicroMasters, those questions and more will be answered by experts from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business. In the five-course program,...

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11 Jul 2017
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Online program wins engineering education award

This post originally ran on MIT News. More than 1,600 professionals have completed the Architecture and Systems Engineering course series developed by MIT in collaboration with Boeing and edX. In collaboration with Boeing and edX, MIT has been honored with the 2017 Excellence in Engineering Education Collaboration Award by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). The team was chosen for its design and development of a new four-course...

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Congratulations to the learners who completed the 1st ever MicroMasters program!

Today marks an exciting milestone in online learning, as we celebrate the MITx learners who have completed the first ever MicroMasters program in Supply Chain Management on edX. The MITx program is the pilot program of the MicroMasters initiative, which now includes 35 programs that offer a credential with a pathway to Master’s credit, provide high-quality education from top universities to help learners launch or...

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20 Jun 2017
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EdX Welcomes Kiron

We are honored to announce Kiron, a Berlin-based open education start-up with a mission to enable access to free higher education for refugees, to the global community of edX partners. Since April 2016, Kiron has been working with edX to integrate courses into its learning platform. EdX issues free verified certificates for Kiron students who have successfully completed courses, and those certificates translate to college...

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06 Jun 2017

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