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Each semester, Lifehacker highlights their top picks of free online courses, ranging from computer science and mathematics to the humanities, law, and medicine. This term, edX tops the list! Read on to learn which edX courses Lifehacker most recommends, and enroll today. Computer Science and Technology MITx – Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python with Professors Eric Grimson, John Guttag, and Ana Bell...

Read More about Lifehacker’s Top MOOCs: Spring 2016

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Gifts that keep on giving: Free edX courses With the holidays well underway, we are glad to offer a MOOC perspective on the popular carol, The 12 Days of Christmas. While this blog post may be tongue in cheek, the courses featured are rigorous, quality education from the world’s top institutions. So, register now and enjoy an in-depth look at drumming, dancing and other carol-related activities. Twelve...

Read More about 12 Days of Christmas: edX Edition

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Learn about marketing’s role within an organization, Issac Newton’s three laws of motion, how to preserve our tropical ecosystems or how to apply calculus and economics to real world problems. As the year winds down and you look forward to celebrating the holidays with family and friends, we hope you will take some time to explore edX courses, especially those starting in the new year.  Start 2016 smart and...

Read More about Marketing, Physics and Economics. Courses Starting in 2016 from edX!

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Learn the value of a flexible work environment, the importance of effective communication, how to design accessible software across multiple markets and cultures, or discover the myths about climate change. Set a personal goal to learn something new and enroll in an edX course today.

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Posted in: Learner News

What questions do you have about Ebola? This Thursday, December 10, head to r/iAMA to ask your questions of Dr. Ashish K. Jha, Director of Harvard’s Global Health Institute, who is currently teaching Harvard’s Lessons from Ebola MOOC on edX. AMA means “Ask Me Anything.” Questions about Ebola, healthcare, health policy, Dr. Jha’s research and more, are fair game. (The AMA is not intended to...

Read More about Lessons from Ebola: AMA with the Director of Harvard’s Global Health Institute

Computer Science Education Week Hour of Code
Posted in: Learner News

Learn to code and program in Java, Python, Scratch, C#, and more! From December 7 – 13, edX will be celebrating Computer Science Education Week and Hour of Code – join learners from around the world and try an Hour of Code, and then continue your computer science learning on edX. We’ve pulled together some great computer science courses to help you begin or enhance your computer science and...

Read More about Learn Computer Science. Try an Hour of Code on edX during CSEdWeek.

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Enhance your HTML 5 skills, discover new features and tools in Excel – one of the most popular data software programs, analyze, discuss famous literary characters Scrooge and Tiny Tim, or learn more about the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa. EdX’s mission is not only to provide high-quality education, but also to offer a wide range of subjects and skills you are looking for! Find the right course for you...

Read More about Health, Data, and Math. New Courses from edX!

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Posted in: Learner News

Este artículo fue originalmente publicado por CampusVivo. Universidades y centros nacionales e internacionales han renovado su lista de cursos en abierto, online y gratuitos (MOOCs), ampliando las oportunidades de formación continua para los últimos meses del año. En Campus Vivo te ofrecemos una nueva lista con 50 cursos a los que podrás acceder en noviembre y diciembre sin coste alguno y entre los que encontrarás...

Read More about Cursos online y gratuitos para formarte en noviembre y diciembre

"EdX courses gave me the knowledge I needed to advance my career, as well as the confidence boost I needed to get back into formal education."
Posted in: Learner Stories

Just two edX courses can jump-start a career. James Peacock, age 34, recently contacted us via our Student Support channel to thank edX for providing the courses that would not only round out his industry knowledge, but also prompt him to go back to school for his MBA. I’m from the United Kingdom, where I’m currently working whilst studying for an MBA part-time. I work...

Read More about James Peacock: I owe my future career to edX


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