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Davidson Next: Interactive Content for Students and Teachers

Davidson College, in partnership with the College Board and edX, has created a suite of free, instructional modules addressing the most challenging concepts in Advanced Placement (AP) subjects; the initiative – which launched July 22nd on edX.org – is called Davidson Next. This third post on the Davidson Next project is dedicated to interactive content designed for our AP content. Read our first post about...

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Make the Most of Holiday Travels with the edX Mobile App

Learn on the go this holiday. Are you one of the million people traveling this holiday season? According to AAA, nearly one in three Americans will journey more than 50 miles for the holidays this year. Just in time for this busy travel season, we are excited to announce that the 2.0 version of the edX iPhone app is now available in the Apple app...

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15 Dec 2015
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Teachers and Learners Join Together for CSEdWeek

Hour of Code at edX Yesterday, in celebration of Computer Science Education Week and Hour of Code, we hosted a special #CSEdWeekMA event with Mass TLC Ed Foundation. We welcomed Massachusetts teachers, students and technologists to our edX offices in Cambridge to discuss the future of education and explore edX CS courses and the edX High School initiative. Cambridge Vice Mayor Dennis Benzan kicked off...

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10 Dec 2015
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College credit now available to edX learners through Charter Oak State College

Today, we are proud to offer edX learners another pathway to earn college credit. Charter Oak State College, an online college offering bachelor’s and associate degree programs, will now award college credit for select edX courses. This collaboration offers a cost-effective option for students to earn affordable college credit that can be applied to credentials, continuing ed credits or completion of a college degree. EdX...

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10 Dec 2015
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News About edX Certificates

From the very start, our mission at edX has been to increase access to high-quality education for everyone, everywhere. An important part of that mission has been to give our learners the credentials they need to represent the great work they’ve done in edX courses. By earning certificates upon successful course completion, learners demonstrate the knowledge they have gained to improve job prospects, or promote...

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07 Dec 2015
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Celebrate CSEdWeek and Hour of Code on EdX

Next week kicks off Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek), celebrating computer science and inspiring learners and teachers to explore coding. During CSEdWeek, learners of all ages are encouraged to dive into coding and try an Hour of Code. At edX, we celebrate CS and increasing access to computer science education. EdX computer science courses inspire and teach tomorrow’s great computer scientists. And, edX courses are made...

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04 Dec 2015
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MITx MOOC helps a farmer develop an autonomous tractor app

After taking an online programming course through MITx, Canadian farmer Matt Reimer develops a driverless tractor app to accelerate harvesting. This story originally ran on MIT News on December 1, 2015 from the Office of Digital Learning. Like most business owners, farmers are always seeking an edge to improve efficiency, productivity, and profitability. For grain producer Matt Reimer, the search for that edge drove him...

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02 Dec 2015
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RWTH Aachen Joins edX

We are honored to welcome RWTH Aachen as an edX Contributing Charter Member. A leading technical university in Germany and throughout Europe, Aachen will bring its educational content, expertise and research to the edX global learning community. Through its edX partnership, Aachen will expand its online course offerings and innovative teaching and learning formats. Aachen MOOCs on edX will offer its teaching, research and faculty...

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01 Dec 2015
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#GivingTuesday and Every Day: Support edX’s Nonprofit Mission

Our Nonprofit Status is Core to Our Mission High-quality education, engaging courses, diverse learners, prestigious institutions – edX is made up of many distinctive features and inspiring teachers and learners. And, there is one quality that is fundamental to the edX mission and helps guide all that we do – edX is a nonprofit. Since our founding by Harvard and MIT in 2012, our nonprofit...

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30 Nov 2015
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Become an Entrepreneur

Spark Innovation: Global Entrepreneurship Week 2015 Today kicks off Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), a celebration of innovators and entrepreneurs to inspire everyone to explore their potential, launch their idea, and take their start-up or small business to the next level. From November 16 – 22, people around the world will collaborate and mobilize to bring ideas to life and to drive growth. The entrepreneurial spirit is...

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16 Nov 2015