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Online courses are growing in popularity and changing lives. A recent survey from the PewResearch Centre found that nearly 73% of  adults consider themselves lifelong learners. Outside of just life-long learning, nearly 63% of working adults have taken a class or received extra training to improve job skills, to get a raise or promotion or to find a new job or career. For this group of “Professional...

Read More about Online Courses Starting in April – Start Learning To Set Yourself Up For Success

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Explore our courses and enroll today! Engage in thought provoking discussions about philosophy, learn a new language or examine facial recognition software. EdX has exciting new courses from the world’s best institutions and universities starting soon.

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You’ve just landed in a new city on a weekend getaway. You grab your small carry-on and head out to the airport exit to get a ride to the hotel. A tiny communication device attached to the back of your ear asks if you need a ride for one person and you confirm. At the curb, a vehicle stops in front of you and a...

Read More about Big Data and the Internet of Things

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Fall in love with learning this Valentine’s Day.  Looking for something special this Valentine’s Day? The gift of learning lasts a lifetime. At edX, our mission is to not only provide high-quality education, but to offer courses in a wide variety of subject areas and skills you are looking for. This Valentine’s Day, we encourage you to take a course in a subject area you love. With over 800 courses, it’s hard to chose, but we have...

Read More about Happiness, Language and Superheroes. Courses You’ll Love from edX!

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in the field of information technology are expected to grow 12% by 2024 with over 480,000 new positions in the fields of network security, cloud computing and IT management. IT Jobs consistently rank high on Indeed’s list of the top 30 computer and internet job titles and U.S. News and World Report ranks the job of...

Read More about Hot IT Jobs for 2016

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Posted in: Learner News

Learn how to effectively train your body, what the most violent things in our universe are, or how to better present data using Excel. EdX offers courses from top universities and organizations to help you gain the skills and knowledge you need to be successful. Have you ever wondered, “what is microbiology?” Or wondered what courses a student should take to become a data scientist? Find the course for you and enroll today!...

Read More about Health, Biology and Architecture. Courses Starting Soon on edX!

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Akshay Kulkarni, age 22, a software engineer at Microsoft India, contacted us to share his inspiring story about how edX courses not only helped him rediscover his passion for programming, but also led him to a job at Microsoft.  My performance in high school and in the entrance exams to premier institutions was poor. As a result, I couldn’t get into any top tier colleges....

Read More about Akshay Kulkarni: From edX Courses to a Job at Microsoft

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The mobile app market is exploding and opening up new job opportunities and pathways. A new report by Progressive Policy Institute shows the growing mobile app economy job market. The report estimates that in the U.S. alone, there are about 1.66 million app economy jobs. Mobile Developer is ranked as one of the Best Jobs in America according to GlassDoor. And, predictions estimate that by 2017, over 268...

Read More about Mobile Developer: Today’s Hot Job

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Glassdoor recently reported that the number one job in America was a data scientist. Read on to learn more about this in-demand job and the importance of data science. Explore our courses in data science and advance your career today!  What is Data Science? You may be surprised to learn just how much data science informs your everyday life. Amazon recommendations, marketing campaigns, Uber, Siri, price comparison...

Read More about Data Scientist: The Number One Job In America


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