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New Year, A More Applied You

Do love figuring out how things work? Have you taken apart and put back together your DVD player? Have you always wanted to build your own robot? Whether you’re a home tinkerer or someone looking to start a career in engineering, check out these great courses starting soon on edX.  

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10 Jan 2015
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Laurie Pickard: Pursuing a No-Pay MBA with edX

This post originally ran on the edX Learner Story blog. Laurie Pickard Kigali, Rwanda | Age 33 Originally from St. Louis, MO, I currently work in international development, focusing on economic development and public-private partnerships for USAID in Rwanda. I decided to pursue an MBA, but as I had already completed my bachelor’s degree in politics from Oberlin College and a master’s in geography from...

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09 Jan 2015
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Lifehacker’s Top MOOCs

Each semester, Lifehacker showcases their top picks for online courses, and again this term a slew of edX courses made the list. Read on for more detail, and enroll to start your semester today. Click here to read the full post on Lifehacker.com. Your education doesn’t have to stop once you leave school– —freedom from the classroom just means you have more control over what...

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08 Jan 2015
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How Changing the World is Connected to Changing Your Self: MITx U.Lab

MITx U.Lab: Transforming Business, Society, and Self begins today. We sat down with MIT Professor Otto Scharmer to learn more about his course, its global live-sessions, mindfulness and the connection between transforming the self and changing our world.Sign up today and join Professor Scharmer and a global community of learners and entrepreneurs. Why did you enter the MOOC environment? What excites you the most about...

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07 Jan 2015
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The Connection Between Forests and HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries

Today’s guest post is by Dr. Joleen Timko of UBC. Her edX course Forests and Livelihoods in Developing Countries is open for enrollment and starts this week. The course explores why forests are essential to developing countries and how agroforestry, the integration of trees and shrubs into crop systems to create environmental and social benefits, can dramatically improve our environment. Sign up today to learn...

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06 Jan 2015
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New Year, More Successful You

Do you have a great idea you’re looking to get off the ground? Do you want to kick-start your existing business? Interested in becoming a better leader? Explore edX courses in entrepreneurship, business and leadership today. Enroll today.

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05 Jan 2015
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New Year, Tech Savvier You

Want to learn to code, but not sure where to start? Kick off the New Year by learning a new IT skill or advancing your computer science knowledge. For beginners to professionals, edX has the computer science course for you.

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03 Jan 2015
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Año nuevo, ¡vida nueva!

En 2014, edX se asoció con varias universidades de prestigio, entre las que se encuentran la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), la Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) y la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM). Fruto de estas incorporaciones, tenemos nuevos y emocionantes cursos en español que comenzarán pronto. Mejora tu año apuntándote a un curso en edX. Aprende de agricultura, arquitectura, arte, matemáticas, cine,...

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01 Jan 2015
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New Year, Healthier You

Do you want to be happier and healthier in the New Year? Are you interested in self-reflection and transformational practices that result in personal and societal change? EdX has the course for you. Learn from the best colleges and universities in the world and keep your New Year’s resolution going throughout all of 2015.

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30 Dec 2014

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