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Learn the chemistry behind wine making, the best path for your career, how the stars and galaxies were formed,i’ or how data is stored and managed on the Internet. With over 700 courses in a wide variety of subjects, check out edX courses that are right for you and enroll today!

World Statistics Day 2015. Better Data. Better Lives.
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World Statistics Day was created in 2010 by the United Nations General Assembly and is celebrated once every five years on October 20th. Over 130 countries participate in supporting the collection and use of official statistics to inform policy decisions and improve the lives of millions. In honor of World Statistics Day, we’ve highlighted some outstanding statistics and data analysis courses that show how data...

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Are you interested in participating in an exciting online learning experience? If so, edX has new courses designed to provide you with world-class education at your convenience. We’re spotlighting 10 courses starting soon that range from leadership training to computer programming. Join us and sign up for a course today!

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Katie Stubley, a Strategic Design Manager at the Centre for Social Impact at the University of Western Australia has been an educator, social process designer and community builder for more than 10 years. For the last six years she has been immersed in the field of social impact, both internationally and locally. She’s an avid learner and will delve into anything that helps her create...

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Learner Story George Zafiris(1)
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George Zafiris Age 20  |  Greece EdX changed my life, and now it’s a part of who I am. I’m so happy be among the 5,000,000 edX students worldwide. All the edX courses I’ve taken have taught me something new and useful that I can apply to advancing my career and studies. Each one provided me with an amazing “toolkit” – methodologies which improved my...

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This post was originally published on MIT Office of Digital Learning News blog on September 25, 2015. Shigeru Miyagawa, professor of linguistics and the Kochi-Manjiro Professor of Japanese Language and Culture at MIT, has earned a reputation as a leading voice for the use of technology and digital innovation in education. Since the earliest days of the Web, he has worked to realize its potential...

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Justice
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You’re invited to an AMA with Harvard Justice Professor Michael Sandel. Join us Wednesday October 7, starting at 1PM ET. AMA means “Ask Me Anything.” Questions about justice, political philosophy, the professor’s research, education, life at Harvard, and more, are all fair game. The AMA is not intended to be a Q&A solely about the JusticeX course. 1PM ET: Professor Sandel will post the AMA...

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What caused the school system in the United States to fall so far from its peak? Once the envy of the world, students in the U.S. education system now rank well below those of most industrialized nations in math, science and reading literacy. In Harvard University’s 4-part series, Saving Schools, Professor Paul Peterson explores how policy changes, events and decisions over the years have created...

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