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Posted in: Learner News / MOOC Research

Anant Agarwal, CEO of edX Business leaders and educators are turning to new technologies to fill jobs and train workers. This post original ran in Fortune on July 20, 2015. It has been widely reported that U.S. employers have a hard time finding skilled talent to fill critical jobs. Rapid developments in digital technology, as well as innovations in science and engineering, have created a gap between...

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Posted in: MOOC Research / Open edX / Platform News

This blog post was originally written for the Concentric Sky blog by Partha Baruah, edX & Nate Otto, Concentric Sky. EdX and Concentric Sky have collaborated to incorporate digital badging into the Open edX platform. Following an integration of the Badgr software into our first release of badging functionality on the open edX platform, students will be able to earn badges upon completing a course and...

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HTML5
Posted in: Learner News / MOOC Research

Marie-Claire Forgue, W3C HTML5 Course Team “‘HTML5’ is the #1 job trend – the fastest growing keyword found in online job postings – ahead of ‘MongoDB’ in second place and ‘iOS’ in third place.” – Indeed.com, May 2015 HTML5, a resume must have in the tech world, is now offered by the experts at W3C on edX! W3C, whose ongoing mission is to make the Web better, aims to offer the highest quality training programs as a...

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