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Emily Troiano

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5 Ways to Identify Effective Unconscious Bias Training

Organizations and business professionals are becoming more and more aware that everyone has unconscious bias. But having an unconscious bias doesn’t make us bad—it just makes us human. Unconscious biases can have a significant negative impact on workplaces, leading to differences in who gets hired and recruited, who gets offered new opportunities, and whose voice is listened to in meetings and beyond. With training, however,...

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13 Dec 2017
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17 Top edX Courses in 2017

From architecture to artificial intelligence, edX is excited to announce our list of top 17 courses in 2017. We’ve listened to our learners, surveyed the staff here at edX and highlighted our top “hot skills” courses to help you land an in-demand job in 2018.

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12 Dec 2017
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Congratulations and Thank You to HK PolyU!

Today, I would like to invite the edX global community of learners and partners to join me in congratulating and thanking the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HK PolyU)!The congratulations today comes as the internationally renowned university celebrates its 80th Anniversary! Since 1937, HK PolyU has been fueled by a mission to provide students with an education that prepares them to become global citizens through quality...

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06 Dec 2017
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Happy National Novel Writing Month!

Learners ready your notebooks, laptops, and minds, because it’s NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month! Let edX help you refine your writing skills through our Professional Education writing courses, specifically designed to help you advance your career as a novelist. Everyone has a story to tell. Have you thought about writing a novel, but aren’t sure where to begin? Enroll in How to Write a Novel: Writing...

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03 Nov 2017
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3 Spooky Courses for the Halloween Season

Whether you celebrate Halloween, All Hallows’ Eve, Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) or just like to get dressed up and go trick or treating for candy, these spooky courses will give you a bit of a scare as you learn about the origins of human fossils, our skeletons, unravel the mysteries and the meanings of life and death and explore the history and...

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31 Oct 2017
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3 Ways to Beat Performance Anxiety

Whether it’s a piano recital, crucial free throw, or sales presentation, we’ve all experienced moments where the butterflies in our stomach swarm, our heart pounds furiously, our thoughts begin to race, and we “choke” under the pressure of the situation. Not even elite athletes and musicians are immune to nerves, yet some folks seem to thrive under the bright lights and perform their best when...

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26 Oct 2017