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Talking High School Courses with Program Manager Elina Hu

Just last month, we announced our new edX high school initiative. Over the past few weeks we’ve received wonderful feedback from students excited to better prepare for their educational future, and from high school faculty looking to supplement their curriculum. We’ve introduced more than 30 high school courses and course modules covering a vast range of topics, with more to come. To learn a bit more...

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14 Oct 2014
in MOOC Research

Who is likely to drop out and why?

Harnessing 130 million click stream events to make predictions A question of central importance to MOOCs that we are trying to answer with the help of big data and machine learning is: who is likely to drop out of a MOOC and why? Put another way, what predicts whether a student will make it to the final week of an edX course? (We call drop out “stopout” in all our...

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09 Oct 2014
in Learner News, Open edX

Announcing the Open edX Conference

This post originally ran on the edX engineering blog on September 17, 2014. This November, edX will welcome developers and open source community members to our first annual Open edX Conference. For two days, developers will gather at Harvard University’s campus to exchange ideas on edX’s open-source platform. What prompted the first annual Open edX Conference? We’re excited to meet the people we’ve worked with...

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18 Sep 2014
in Learner News

#FutureEDU: Kicking Off the edX Global Forum

Share on twitterShare on facebookShare on linkedinShare on google_plusone_shareMore Sharing Services32 Hello from #FutureEDU. This week, many of our edX team members and partners are gathering at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands for our third partner conference. We’ll share what we have have learned so far and explore the future of education around the globe. We will also be hearing from educators, researchers,...

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04 Jun 2014
in Learner News

edX’s 2nd Birthday Celebration!

Share on twitterShare on facebookShare on linkedinShare on google_plusone_shareMore Sharing Services1.7K Join edX’s Worldwide 2nd Birthday Celebration – May 15, 2014 It’s been two whole years since we launched edX and embarked on our collective mission to deliver quality education to everyone, everywhere in the world. And, what an amazing two years it has been. We could not be prouder of our learners, partners, faculty and staff...

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02 May 2014

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