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Learn on the go with the edX mobile app

Announcing the edX mobile app for iPhone and Android. We’ve been working to make it even easier and more convenient for you to take great courses from the best universities and institutions in the world. With the edX mobile app you’ll have access to more than 200 fantastic courses that will expand your mind and advance your career. You can take a trip across the universe, while you’re waiting for the bus...

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30 Apr 2015
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CNC is Back on edX! | ¡CNC volvió a edX!

Guest Post by TenarisUniversityX Course Team Today’s guest post is by Tenaris University who is offering the upcoming Spanish-language course on edX, Introduction to Computerized Numerical Control. Are you ready to dive into the fascinating, growing industry of manufacturing, but not sure what technologies to learn, or where to begin? With today’s growing manufacturing technology sector, CNC Machining is taking a very exciting, technology-driven turn, with...

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30 Apr 2015
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ASU / edX GFA Partnership

Guest Post: Josh Kim, Director of Digital Learning Initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL) This post originally appeared on the Inside Higher Ed Technology and Learning blog on April 26, 2015. Comments on the IHE stories about the ASU/edX partnership appear to be running strongly to the critical. I’d like to make a start at enumerating our IHE community’s concerns, and to then offer some counterarguments....

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28 Apr 2015
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Take Charge of your Health and Your Healthcare Journey with Medicine in the Digital Age

Guest Post: Bryan Vartabedian, MD, Baylor College of Medicine and Kirsten Ostherr, PhD, MPH, Rice University. RiceX Medicine in the Digital Age begins on May 5, 2015. Sign up today! This is one of the most exciting times to be in medicine. Digital medicine is driving an entirely new kind of medicine and health care, but the problem is that technology is advancing faster than we can...

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28 Apr 2015
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MOOCs are getting personal, but also more engaging!

Guest Post: SchoolYourself This post original ran on the SchoolYourself blog on April 22, 2015. All the lessons of AlgebraX (one of our math MOOCs on edX) have now been posted. And the feedback from students has been incredible! We still have two more weeks of lessons to post for GeometryX, on surface area and transformations, and then that MOOC will be complete as well. As edX CEO Anant Agarwal...

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27 Apr 2015
Global Freshman Academy. Start your freshman year online. hashtag CollegeMyWay
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Reimagine Freshman Year with the Global Freshman Academy

Anant Agarwal, edX CEO Today, I am proud to announce edX’s partnership with Arizona State University to create the Global Freshman Academy, a first-of-its-kind online learning program that offers a unique way to start your undergraduate education. The Global Freshman Academy will give learners anywhere in the world the opportunity to earn freshman-level university credit by completing online courses from ASU on edX.org. It truly transforms the...

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22 Apr 2015
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Dan Richards: “I’ve now taken so many courses I’ve lost track.”

Dan Richards is 67 years old, from Norwalk, CA. I learned about edX through a Google search for free online courses, and now have taken so many courses I’ve lost track. I thought the courses were very good. I found them challenging, I enjoyed learning online, and found it very convenient. I wish the courses had been available when I was young – if they...

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21 Apr 2015
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Pamela: edX Sheds Light on Justice, History

My brother, who is a teacher, told me about edX. He recommended several other online education sites, but the edx.org courses appeal to me the most. I completed Justice from HarvardX, which was very different from what I thought I was getting into – it was very rewarding and gave me such a great perspective on people and how they think and make decisions. I try to choose courses...

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21 Apr 2015

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