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Master the MEAN Stack with MongoDB

If you want to be a full-stack JavaScript engineer, then the edX MEAN Stack course from MongoDB is for you! MongoDB’s first MOOC on edX.org will give learners an introduction to this popular toolkit. The MEAN Stack enables developers to rapidly prototype and deploy performance web and mobile apps. M = MongoDB: the popular database E = Express.js: a lightweight web application framework A =...

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29 Oct 2015
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Fullbridge Joins edX, Offers New XSeries on Career Development

We are pleased to announce that Fullbridge has joined edX and will offer an XSeries Program, Career Edge: The Path to Career Success, geared toward mid-career shifters and new college graduates. As an education technology company that prepares students and young professionals to succeed in the global economy, Fullbridge brings its expertise in career development to the edX global learning community. The new XSeries will...

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28 Oct 2015
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Win a Primatology Research Trip to Kyoto University!

The upcoming Kyoto University course Evolution of the Human Sociality: A Quest for the Origin of Our Social Behavior on edX has already been attracting attention, and will be offered by the President of Kyoto University, a world-leading primatologist himself! President Juichi Yamagiwa is inviting select learners of his MOOC to Kyoto University to participate in the 60th PRIMATES Conference, sponsored by the Japan Monkey...

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27 Oct 2015
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Helping Nontraditional Learners Gain College Degrees and Credentials

Today, we are proud to announce our participation in the ACE (American Council on Education) Alternative Credit Project™, an initiative to help millions of nontraditional learners gain a college degree. ACE, the major coordinating body for all the nation’s higher education institutions, has selected three Boston University math MOOCs on edX as part of the initiative. Learners can take the selected courses, receive a verified...

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21 Oct 2015
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Harness the Power of Consumers Through Digital Branding and Engagement

If you’re interested in engagement and branding in a digital era, or if your marketing career pre-dates Instagram (or worse, the iPhone), you should take this course. Here’s why. We live in a digital world. Today, more than 3 billion people are connected to the Internet. With every second that passes there will be another 50,284 Google searches, 2,545 uploads to Instagram and 106,504 videos...

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19 Oct 2015
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What Teaching a MOOC with edX Taught Me

This story originally appeared in The Independent School Magazine blog. Last spring at my school, St. Margaret’s Episcopal School in California, I taught my first MOOC with edX: Psych101x. Right away, I was glued to the discussion board where the some 30,000 enrolled students wrote their thoughts, first impressions, and reasons for joining the class, and shared concerns or complaints about the operating system and course elements. I...

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14 Oct 2015
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Why the President of Kyoto University Decided To Teach an edX MOOC

What are the roots of human culture? Why do we form social groups? What can we learn about our origins from our primate cousins? Join Juichi Yamagiwa, President of Kyoto University in Evolution of Human Sociality: A Quest for the Origin of Our Social Behavior starting on October 29. This first-ever course, taught by a sitting president from one of edX’s member universities, explores the roots...

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13 Oct 2015
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Work-Life “Balance” Got You Down?

This story originally ran on the Catalyst blog. Inclusive Leadership Training: Maximizing Work-Life for Your Success starts on October 13. Sign up today! You didn’t hear your alarm go off and woke up late for work. You’re scrambling to get your first grader ready for school, feed the dog, reschedule a meeting with an important client, and get your recycling out to the curb, when your...

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12 Oct 2015
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10 Exciting edX Courses Starting Soon

Are you interested in participating in an exciting online learning experience? If so, edX has new courses designed to provide you with world-class education at your convenience. We’re spotlighting 10 courses starting soon that range from leadership training to computer programming. Join us and sign up for a course today!

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09 Oct 2015
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Opera for Everyone: Making the Next DartmouthX Class

This story originally ran in Dartmouth Now.  Introduction to Italian Opera starts on October 13. Enroll today! “Before this, my musical background ended with high school band, and now I’ve become an opera dork,” says instructional designer Adam Nemeroff. For the past year Nemeroff has been collaborating with Steve Swayne, the Jacob H. Strauss 1922 Professor of Music; video producer Dan Maxell Crosby; and music librarian...

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08 Oct 2015