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Through music, we better understand the human condition. We are able to tap into our own emotions to inspire, to heal and to effect change. Discover great edX courses that are perfect for those looking to break into the music business, those budding performers and entertainers looking to go to the next level and the casual music listener who wants to rock out to German...

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EdX recently announced the 2016 Cooke edX Challenge where scholarship-eligible seventh grade students are given the opportunity to successfully complete a selected edX course to get a leg up in the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program. Last year, we proudly announced that out of the 2,000 applications submitted, with only 70 scholarships awarded, 10 edX learners were given the honor of becoming a...

Read More about EdX Learner Awarded Scholarship and Learns the Value of Accessible Education

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Our Nonprofit Status is Core to Our Mission High-quality education, engaging courses, diverse learners, prestigious institutions – edX is made up of many distinctive features and inspiring teachers and learners. And, there is one quality that is fundamental to the edX mission and helps guide all that we do – edX is a nonprofit. Since our founding by Harvard and MIT in 2012, our nonprofit...

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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...

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This story originally ran in Dartmouth Now.  Introduction to Italian Opera starts on October 13. Enroll today! “Before this, my musical background ended with high school band, and now I’ve become an opera dork,” says instructional designer Adam Nemeroff. For the past year Nemeroff has been collaborating with Steve Swayne, the Jacob H. Strauss 1922 Professor of Music; video producer Dan Maxell Crosby; and music librarian...

Read More about Opera for Everyone: Making the Next DartmouthX Class

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By Joshua Kim, Director of Digital Learning Initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning This post originally ran on Inside Higher Ed blog on July 16. A primary reason that we are dipping our toes into open online learning at my institution is to create opportunities for experimentation. There is something that is liberating about free. What we earn from providing zero cost educational opportunities for lifelong learners...

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Summer Learning @ edX is a great way to stay sharp all summer long. From aliens, to genetics, biology, nutrition, and more, there are tons of cool science courses to help you beat the summer heat. Check out 11 science courses starting this summer, and enroll today! ​ ​


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