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You Are Hired!
Posted in: Learner News

We’ve taken 6 key employability skills and matched them with free online courses to help you build your resume and further your career. No matter what job you are applying for, possessing excellent skills in these 6 areas will help you stand out from the crowd and get hired. 1. Communication Skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills are paramount to getting a job. Reading...

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Posted in: Learner News

Whether it’s on our laptops, tablets or phones, we’re always connected to the Internet. Our digital presence makes websites powerful marketing tools, and most companies recognize the importance of having a well-dressed, seamlessly integrated site. With over 1 billion existing websites on the Internet, it can be hard to stand out and provide users with a memorable experience. That’s why businesses are constantly looking for skilled...

Read More about Front-End Web Development: What You Need to Know

Posted in: Learner News / Learner Stories

When we first heard from Ali Heikal, he was completing high school and looking forward to studying Computer Science – and study he has! He got back in touch to let us know that he’s since taken more edX courses, and was accepted into the Microsoft Student Partner program! Microsoft Student Partners are student technology leaders who are empowered to build Microsoft communities on their campus and share their...

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Open edX Conference
Posted in: Learner News / Open edX

This post was original published on the Open edX blog. The Open edX team is excited to announce our Tuesday keynote speaker, Dr. Jeff Jaffe, CEO of W3C. In his role as CEO of the W3C, Dr. Jaffe works with W3C staff, membership, and the public to evolve and communicate W3C’s mission to be the leading forum for technical development and stewardship of the Web....

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Posted in: Learner News / MOOC Research

Marie-Claire Forgue, W3C HTML5 Course Team “‘HTML5’ is the #1 job trend – the fastest growing keyword found in online job postings – ahead of ‘MongoDB’ in second place and ‘iOS’ in third place.” – Indeed.com, May 2015 HTML5, a resume must have in the tech world, is now offered by the experts at W3C on edX! W3C, whose ongoing mission is to make the Web better, aims to offer the highest quality training programs as a...

Read More about Make Your Mark: Become Verified in HTML5 by W3C!

W3C logo
Posted in: Learner News

Rachel Lapal, Communications Manager We are pleased to welcome the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) as a new edX member. W3C is the global organization that sets standards for the Web, and for 14 years they have developed and hosted open-source tools used every day by millions of Web developers. W3C’s first course on edX, HTML5 Part 1, is now open for enrollment. The standard language of the...

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