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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

Posted in: Learner News

Caspar Hare’s 24.00x: Intro to Philosophy, is one in a small minority of humanities MOOCs emerging worldwide. Though little more than a week has passed since its course launch, 24.00x is tasking tens of thousands of learners worldwide to reason with some of the biggest philosophical questions of our time, including “How do we prove (or disprove) the existence of God?” Unlike his residential course...

Read More about 24.00x: New Approach to Age-Old Questions

Posted in: Learner News / Open edX

When we launched edX with Harvard and MIT, one of our core beliefs was that the online learning platform we were building should be freely available to students and institutions everywhere. This belief went beyond the open access typical of massively open online courses (MOOCs). Not only did we believe our courses should be freely available, we wanted the platform technology itself to be open...

Read More about Stanford and edX Collaborate on Open Source edX Platform

Posted in: MOOC Research

This month, we were delighted to release preliminary findings from our yearlong investigation of the first edX class, 6.002x. The findings appeared in the online journal “Research & Practice in Assessment” (RPA) in its special summer 2013 issue on MOOCs. You can download our paper here.  From the birth of edX, it has been clear that the institutional mission included research into learning and using...

Read More about edX’s First Course Research Highlights

Posted in: Learner News

Today we are pleased to announce a collaboration and pilot program with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to deliver financial education courses the edX platform. This collaboration will help extend the reach of the IMF’s training courses in macroeconomics and finance to governments and the public, and move edX forward in our mission to provide quality educational opportunities to anyone, anywhere. Pilots of the first...

Read More about IMF and edX Join Forces to Pilot Online Economics and Financial Courses

Posted in: Learner News

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