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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...

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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...

Read More about Copyright Cop on the MOOC Beat

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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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I am a Korean marine geophysicist who became quadriplegic (spinal cord injury with complete injury on cervical bone number four) as a result of a van rollover accident during a geological field trip in California almost 9 years ago (July 2, 2006). I am completely paralyzed from the neck down. However, with twist of luck and turn of fate, I have become quite influential in...

Read More about Rethinking Accessibility for Online Learning

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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...

Read More about Bridging the gap between education and employment with Aspiring Minds

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