Whether you are interested in building a robot, preparing for the new school year’s AP courses, or exploring da Vinci’s most inspiring art, edX has just what you are looking for this week. Check out these exciting new offerings and enroll in a course that sparks your curiosity today!
From robots to mobile devices, we engage with the digital world daily. Understand the fundamentals of designing electronic machines and use what you’ve learned to create a robot of your own. Discover the essential components that make up the digital world in this hands-on course!
Art moves us, amazes us, and feeds our souls. Explore the history of European paintings and get lost in the inspirational works of da Vinci, Rembrandt, and more. This course will investigate the contexts of these great paintings and analyze the influence these painters had on the world.
Biologic medicines help millions of people worldwide overcome debilitating or even fatal diseases. Learn how these lifesaving drugs are made in the lab as scientists use innovative technology to transform proteins into medicine. See manufacturing facilities in action and hear from pioneers throughout the field in this interactive course.
In parts of Japan, people still suffer daily effects of radioactivity released by nuclear disasters from decades earlier. How can the radiation be stopped? Answer this question and more as you dive into how radiochemistry affects the body. Investigate examples from around the world to understand the consequences of radiation in this captivating course.
Learn how calculus is used throughout different disciplines to innovate and discover new technologies. This course will ready you for university-level calculus as you master functions, differentiation, integration, and more. Apply the fundamentals you learn to real world scenarios and engage with scientists from around the world!
Programming is transforming the planet. Study the groundbreaking computational changes being made today in this course that focuses on finding solutions for everyday problems through computation. With Java, get ready for the AP Exam and keep your mind sharp this summer!
Technology has huge potential to transform teaching and learning. But which technologies are most productive in a formal academic setting? Learn how to evaluate educational technology initiatives in a course designed for teaching professionals, entrepreneurs, developers, and edtech leaders. Apply these analytic skills and enhance your classroom today!
Perfect the themes of the AP Chemistry curriculum and have fun at the same time! You will cover subjects from the periodic table to stoichiometry, electrochemistry, thermodynamics, and more. Observe labs in practice and watch engaging lectures in a course that will prepare you for the AP exam!
We use signals and systems everyday – from texting, to listening to music, to editing pictures. Learn what systems gather, store, and transmit information from the natural world in this introductory course. Understand the fundamental math required to efficiently process signals through examples of systems and various theorems in this two-part course.
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By Mukta Ghorpadey
19 Oct 2017