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A student with cerebral palsy finds success with online education College can be a challenging time for anyone. Students have to get through the admissions process, handle new levels of academic rigor, and select their majors. Tucker McKiven faces all of these challenges and more. “He can only use one hand effectively and it affects walking and so forth. It’s everything, it’s Cerebral Palsy,” explained...

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Learning online helps gifted children preserve friendships as they advance. Parents these days are inundated with all kinds of advice: THIS food brand but not THAT one. THIS school but not THAT teacher. It can be overwhelming, and doubly so for parents of gifted children, whose unique needs can represent uncharted territory. That’s where Ame Nuccio found herself with her son, Joseph. Outwardly, Joseph is...

Read More about Joseph Nuccio: edX is the Best of Both Worlds

edX global forum GeorgetownX #FUTUREedu
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edX Global Forum 2015 We just wrapped up an invigorating and collaborative two days of discussions, sharing and working sessions at the edX Global Forum in Washington D.C. We thank our generous host, Georgetown University, as well as the edX partners, learners, professors, researchers and technologists who joined us from around the world to share their inspiring and thought-provoking experience and expertise. The Forum began with...

Read More about Lessons Learned On Campus, Online and Around the World

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In April, edX and ASU partnered to create the Global Freshman Academy, a first-of-its-kind program offering college credit for online courses. Now that the first GFA course has concluded, we’ve begun to hear stories from students around the world who are taking advantage of the opportunity to earn college credit with online courses. We reached out to Miguel, the very first student to opt-in to...

Read More about Global Freshman Academy Students Enrolling for Credit

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You don’t have to be moving into the dorms and spending hundreds on textbooks to go back to school – Lifehacker has hand-picked some of their favorite free online courses for this Fall! Check out some of the edX courses the folks at Lifehacker U are buzzing about. Click here to read the full post on Lifehacker.com. “Your education doesn’t have to stop once you leave...

Read More about Lifehacker’s Top MOOCs: Fall 2015

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Welcome to the AP® Physics test preparation hub! Find information about free online courses, sample tests, online support forums and much more provided by the College Board, high schools, and top universities and institutions. Online AP® course preparation combined with classroom learning will help you achieve your best scores on the AP® Physics exams. What’s here: Online AP® Physics test preparation courses from top universities...

Read More about AP® Physics: Online Study Guides, Practice Exams, Equation Sheets & Test Preparation

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SXSWedu is one of our favorite events of the year, and we’ve had the pleasure of attending and participating on panels at SXSWedu for the last three years. Help edX join fellow educators, innovators, technologists and learners at SXSWedu 2016. Bringing together a diverse community of teachers, learners and professionals, SXSWedu always delivers an interactive and inspiring event, and we hope to once again take...

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Global Freshman Academy. Start your freshman year online. hashtag CollegeMyWay
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Anant Agarwal, edX CEO Today, I am proud to announce edX’s partnership with Arizona State University to create the Global Freshman Academy, a first-of-its-kind online learning program that offers a unique way to start your undergraduate education. The Global Freshman Academy will give learners anywhere in the world the opportunity to earn freshman-level university credit by completing online courses from ASU on edX.org. It truly transforms the...

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