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Share on twitterShare on facebookShare on linkedinShare on google_plusone_shareMore Sharing Services32 Hello from #FutureEDU. This week, many of our edX team members and partners are gathering at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands for our third partner conference. We’ll share what we have have learned so far and explore the future of education around the globe. We will also be hearing from educators, researchers,...

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  We are excited to welcome Beth Porter, vice president of product, to the edX team. Beth joins us from Pearson Education and has spent her career developing products that enhance online teaching and learning. Her education expertise will help edX continue to develop its cutting-edge platform to help educators transform the learning experience and help students around the world develop a lifelong love of...

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We are excited to welcome Chris Terman, director of academics, to the edX team! Chris will help us deliver the highest quality education to edX learners worldwide. Chris Terman, our new director of academics, is an award-winning educator from MIT EECS (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) and brings four decades of experience as a lecturer, courseware developer and entrepreneur. Chris will help lead the development...

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Your typical small liberal arts college does not possess a wealth of resources focused on online course development that can be leveraged to produce a MOOC. But what we lack in resources we more than make up for in collaboration and creativity. Partly out of necessity and partly by design, the DavidsonX team jumped into our MOOC course development process feet first. We are figuring...

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Today we realize our shared vision to bring opportunity & quality education to the Arab world. This past November, we were honored to host Her Majesty Queen Rania al Abdullah of Jordan and the Queen Rania Foundation at the edX offices to announce our partnership to work together to increase access to education and opportunity for the Arab world. This week our shared goal became...

Read More about Queen Rania Foundation Launches Edraak, a MOOC Portal for the Arab World

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I came to MOOCs by way of copyright. I am not a lawyer (a phrase many around me are probably tired of hearing), but I do have some expertise in the use of copyrighted materials for educational purposes, which is why I joined the DavidsonX team. It was clear from the beginning that we would need to tackle many intellectual property (IP) issues as we...

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No matter age or profession, anyone can benefit both mentally and physically from managing stress in a more positive way. For an insider’s peek into the edX course Becoming a Resilient Person – The Science of Stress Management, Professor Clayton Cook offers everyday science-based tips to help people reduce stress, increase happiness and achieve wellbeing. Your Recipe for Wellbeing: Six Science-based Ingredients for Reducing Stress...

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Why are millions of students taking courses on edx? (Let us call everyone students irrespective of whether they are in college, school or working since we are all here to learn). We can view it from two different lenses – we are here to learn, or we are here to equip ourselves with skills needed for brighter career prospects. I’m confident many of you would...

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Share on twitterShare on facebookShare on linkedinShare on google_plusone_shareMore Sharing Services1.7K Join edX’s Worldwide 2nd Birthday Celebration – May 15, 2014 It’s been two whole years since we launched edX and embarked on our collective mission to deliver quality education to everyone, everywhere in the world. And, what an amazing two years it has been. We could not be prouder of our learners, partners, faculty and staff...

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How can technology be used to transform teaching and learning in Higher Education? This is a subject of much discussion and debate, not only in the educational community, but among students, the business community and policy-makers concerned about global competitiveness. According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), mass higher education has become a worldwide priority, with enrollments growing from 100 million...

Read More about Vital Source and edX: Bringing Education Opportunity to the Masses

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