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Celebrate the Olympic Games with edX!

For the next two weeks, the world comes together to watch the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The spotlight shines on Brazil, as the country hosts the most talented and dedicated athletes from across the globe. The edX global community is made up of learners and partners from every country in the world and we are excited to cheer each other’s teams on in Rio....

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10 Aug 2016
in Learner News

edX Welcomes Imperial College London

We are honored to announce that Imperial College London, a university dedicated to expanding the frontiers of knowledge in science, medicine, engineering and business, and translating their discoveries into benefits for society, has joined edX. Imperial brings an expertise in research and teaching designed to tackle real world challenges in business to edX. Imperial also shares the edX mission to help learners everywhere gain the...

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09 Aug 2016
in Learner News

edX Welcomes the University System of Maryland

We are pleased to announce that the University System of Maryland has joined edX as a Contributing Charter Member. The new partnership will leverage the University System of Maryland’s experience with online innovation and the technologies of edX platform to improve learning outcomes for the edX global community. The new partnership brings a university system comprising 12 institutions to edX — including Bowie State University,...

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27 Jul 2016
in Learner News

Congratulations to the first-ever edX Prize finalists!

It is my pleasure to share with you the 11 finalists for the first-ever edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions in Online Teaching and Learning! During the 2015 Global Forum last November, we announced the edX Prize as an annual award to celebrate the contributions and innovations of MOOC teachers in the edX community, and to amplify the powerful role that MOOCs play in the transformation...

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18 Jul 2016
in Learner News

edX welcomes Institut Mines-Télécom

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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07 Jul 2016
in Learner News

How to be a Better Learner: Determine Your Learning Style

It’s the #summerofedX and we are sharing advice on how you can refresh and recharge your resume by learning new skills. But, before you decide on WHAT new skills you want to learn, it’s important to think about HOW you’ll learn those skills. Set yourself up for success this summer by determining your learning style. Everyone learns differently. For some, reading from a textbook is...

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29 Jun 2016
in Learner News, MOOC Research

Unlock the Power of Language Skills

Learn a new language and open the door to opportunity As the #summerofedX continues, we bring you more advice and tips on how you can refresh and recharge your resume with new skills. Learning a new language is a skill that has the potential to create multiple opportunities – improving your career,  your college experience or taking you on travels to change your life. We teamed...

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21 Jun 2016
in Learner News

Sharks! They’re Just Like us!

Learn More about the Mysterious Creatures of the Deep With Shark Week fast approaching, now is the perfect time to learn more about one of the most feared and misunderstood creatures in our oceans: sharks! In time with the shark-themed celebrations, we are launching Sharks! Global Biodiversity, Biology, and Conservation, a first-of-its-kind collaboration between Cornell University and University of Queensland, sharing fascinating findings from renowned...

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15 Jun 2016
in Learner News

Recharge Your Resume this Summer with edX!

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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01 Jun 2016

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