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Posted in: Learner Stories

Palo Alto, CA To the edX staff and the 7.00X team led by Professor Eric Lander:  Wow !!! What a blast the last 10 weeks have been. I think I can safely say that I may be a unique breed of student in this class on edX. I earned a Master’s degree in Molecular Biology/ Biochemistry from UCSB and worked at Syntex Pharmaceuticals in Palo...

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Posted in: Learner News

We are proud to welcome one of the top international universities for technology and the natural science to our ranks. Global leader ETH Zurich joins edX as our 30th xConsortium member. ETH Zurich is dedicated to imparting knowledge to society at large. Over the last 17 years they have produced 80 new patent applications each year and over 260 spin-off companies. As a university they...

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The enrollment of all HarvardX courses in early November 2013 exceeded 770,000 students. At registration, every student had to answer a simple question: “why are you taking a class?” In the open text format, students could write anything and make it as long or as short as they wanted. The illustration above shows, a word cloud, their learning goals. At HarvardX, Harvard University’s online and...

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Posted in: Learner News

Today we are pleased to announce an exciting collaboration with the College Board and Davidson College to design and deliver a suite of online modules for use by high schools in AP calculus, macroeconomics, and physics courses. About five percent of edX students are high school age, and they enjoy the challenge of taking courses from the colleges and universities who are part of our...

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Posted in: Learner Stories

New York City | Pakistan I’m from NYC where I am currently studying at Baruch College, originally I’m from Pakistan. My take on edX is that it is surely the best thing ever happen to mankind since its inception. My odyssey to edX so far has been absolutely amazing. Gaining knowledge and then cultivating it into something productive is precisely what I always wanted to...

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Photo of Sophia Ivanova
Posted in: Learner Stories

I really want to thank the 7.00x team for the effort and dedication! This course literally changed my life. Eric Lander is one of the few teachers that are thoroughly devoted to their work! I literally saw the sparkle in his eyes when he gave the lectures and I felt his enthusiasm (although the course is online). When I started the course I was 11th...

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Posted in: Learner News

             Everyday we see the dedication our students bring to their coursework. We are often inspired by how much time and effort they put into successfully completing their course and earning a certificate. With this in mind, we’re pleased to announce a new collaboration with LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, to make it easier for edX students to share...

Read More about EdX and LinkedIn – A Simple Way to Showcase Achievement

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