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Morgan Richards Picture and Quote: I took my classes when my kids were at school or after I put them to bed, allowing me to pursue my education without sacrificing family time.
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Morgan Richards: A Mother’s Global Pursuit of Education

As a 31-year-old mother of two, life is pretty busy for Morgan Richards. She recently moved her family from Dubai to Phoenix, has a full-time job and recently added pursuing her college degree to her to-do list. It would have been easy for Morgan to put her goals of earning her degree aside due to her hectic schedule, but when she read about Arizona State...

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Fernando Lopez: Cómo Fernando hace uso de edX y sus cursos para forjar una nueva trayectoria profesional

Un saludo! Me llamo Fernando López, nací en la ciudad de Zaragoza, España, en 1969. Estudié el bachillerato y el COU de la rama de Ciencias, aunque al llegar a la Universidad me decanté por la carrera de Geografía e Historia, y, más exactamente por las ramas de Historia Medieval y Arqueología. Posteriormente, y mientras ya trabajaba, estudié Topografía y, por fin, al quedarme en...

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05 Apr 2016
Starting Soon on edX
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Spotlighting Ten New Online Courses

What do application development, learning Spanish, international law and environmental science have in common? They’re just a few of the new online course starting soon on edX. Whether this is your first course or you’re a seasoned online learner, check out our spotlight of ten new courses and enroll in one today!*Advanced Placement® and AP® are trademarks registered and/or owned by the College Board, which...

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13 Sep 2015
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Business Insider Names edX #1 Free Online Resource That Will Make You More Successful

Business Insider named edX the #1 free online resource that can help users become more successful. Read what BI had to say below, and then check out our upcoming business courses! We’re never done learning. As an entrepreneur, it’s not hard to feel caught in your own niche — stuck, and feeling your personal growth slow dramatically.Taking time for a class can seem tiring, time-consuming,...

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17 Mar 2015
Ramón Talavera Franco MOOCs de edX ofrecen una excelente oportunidad para acceder a contenido de calidad de las mejores universidades
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Ramón Talavera Franco

Cambridge, MA Soy de la Ciudad de México, pero he estado viviendo en los Estados Unidos desde el año 2000. Mi vida profesional se divide entre trabajar como Diseñador Instruccional y estudiar un programa de Doctorado en Educación (Ed.D.) en curriculum (universitario), enseñanza, aprendizaje y liderazgo. Mi campo de interés es la tecnología educativa; Por lo tanto, estoy constantemente explorando enfoques innovadores-como MOOCs-que construyen la...

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20 Jan 2015