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Python Programming, Sustainability, and More on edX This Week!

Are you hoping to sharpen your computer science skills, and learn Python? Do you want to learn ways to practice sustainability in everyday life, or understand why it matters? Have you ever wondered if time travel is possible? Start finding answers to these questions and many more on edX, and enroll today!  ​

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04 Jun 2015
“EdX is very much the wunderkind of academics.” quotation from PCMag
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PC Magazine Names edX “Editors Choice”

We are thrilled that PCMAG.COM has honored edX with its Editors’ Choice designation in its May 29 edition. Earning 4.5 out of 5 stars and an editor rating of “excellence,” edX received the top spot in the magazine’s Education & Reference Comparison Chart. To fully experience all that edX courses have to offer, PCMAG.COM’s reviewer registered for and completed two edX courses—Exoplanets from the Australian National University, and UC...

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03 Jun 2015
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Celebrate edX’s 3rd Birthday – And Ask YOUR Questions!

Join a celebration of free education Three years ago, edX opened its virtual doors, offering its first course to learners anywhere in the world for free. With a mission of bringing the highest quality education to learners everywhere, we set out to change the landscape of education both online and on campus. Thanks to the unwavering support of our partners and our incredibly passionate learning community, we are...

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03 Jun 2015
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Alien Worlds, User Innovation, and more on edX this Week!

Do you have an idea, but you aren’t sure how to bring it to life? Are you curious about how planes fly, or how steel plays an important part in our lives? Are you interested in learning stress management techniques? Learn about all of this and much more on edX, and enroll today!  ​

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29 May 2015
HTML5
in Learner News, MOOC Research

Make Your Mark: Become Verified in HTML5 by W3C!

Marie-Claire Forgue, W3C HTML5 Course Team “‘HTML5’ is the #1 job trend – the fastest growing keyword found in online job postings – ahead of ‘MongoDB’ in second place and ‘iOS’ in third place.” – Indeed.com, May 2015 HTML5, a resume must have in the tech world, is now offered by the experts at W3C on edX! W3C, whose ongoing mission is to make the Web better, aims to offer the highest quality training programs as a...

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29 May 2015
in MOOC Research

Visualizing Student Forum Interactions in a DavidsonX MOOC

Guest Post: Avery Haller, Davidson class of 2015 The DavidsonX MOOC research project starts with the simple question: “How, if at all, is the MOOC experiment impacting residential teaching and learning?” In response, we are undertaking a mixed method research study of two MOOC-infused residential courses during the fall semester of 2014. This case study is essentially a broad exploration intended to reveal future research questions about...

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28 May 2015
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Save the Date: Monday, June 8 – Celebrate edX’s 3rd Birthday & the 2nd Anniversary of Open edX!

You’re invited! Join us on Monday, June 8 from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT to celebrate edX’s 3rd birthday. We will be broadcasting our birthday party via live stream and will take questions and birthday wishes from you, our global learning community, live on air via Twitter and Facebook. On Monday, June 8, share your birthday wishes with us using #edX3, and ask our...

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26 May 2015
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EdX Welcomes Curtin University

Johannes Heinlein, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships Pictured above: Curtin University Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Terry, Minister for Finance Bill Marmion and edX President and COO Wendy Cebula, announced the partnership at a special event last week at Curtin University.  EdX is pleased to welcome Curtin University, Western Australia’s largest and most culturally diverse university! An internationally focused institution, Curtin’s mission is to change minds, lives and the world through leadership,...

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22 May 2015
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10 Tech Courses on edX This Summer!

Add experience with a new technology or a specific tech-related skill to your resume, college application, or LinkedIn profile. Demand for tech experts in every field continues to increase, and edX is here to help you gain the necessary expertise. Check out Inc.’s Top 6 Tech Skills You Need in 2015, and then browse the courses below and start learning. Whether you want to learn a new skill, or brush up on an...

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21 May 2015
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edX and Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Contributed by Mark Sadecki, edX Accessibility Specialist. Today marks the 4th annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), an initiative I’ve participated in since GAAD’s humble start in 2012. In early April of this year, edX reaffirmed its commitment to accessibility for individuals with disabilities in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, a project I worked very hard on for the greater part of the last year. EdX continues...

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21 May 2015