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Become the most wanted tech employee with our collection of online courses.  The technology market is becoming more and more competitive, and companies are on the hunt for employees with a specific set of skills. If you want to land that coveted job in Silicon Valley, you’ll likely need to possess one or more of the most in-demand skills required for the 2017 technology job market.  Below are the...

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Celebrate Your Love for Learning  Today, we celebrate love of all types, including the love of learning. Hearing from our learners inspires us everyday, especially when they share their favorite courses. Check out these 12 courses learners love. 1. The Science of Happiness – UCBerkeleyX (Self-Paced) Learner rating: 4.5/5           2. World of Wine: From Grape to Glass – AdelaideX (Self-Paced) Learner rating:...

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Add experience with a new technology or a specific tech-related skill to your resume, college application, or LinkedIn profile. Demand for tech experts in every field continues to increase, and edX is here to help you gain the necessary expertise. Check out Inc.’s Top 6 Tech Skills You Need in 2015, and then browse the courses below and start learning. Whether you want to learn a new skill, or brush up on an...

Read More about 10 Tech Courses on edX This Summer!

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Linux has become a resume “must-have” in the tech industry. Now taking the Introduction to Linux course to advance your career doesn’t have to break the bank with this limited $99 Verified Certificate offer. What if you could develop a strong working knowledge of Linux for less than a hundred dollars? The good news is, you can. For a limited time only, edX and The Linux Foundation are offering Introduction to Linux verified...

Read More about Advance Your Career and Save on “Introduction to Linux”

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This post originally ran on Linux.com on November 18. The next Introduction to Linux course starts on January 5. Sign up today. Individuals inspire us. From the open source community to the maker community, individuals are changing the way software and hardware are built. Together they are advancing the most exciting areas of technology, from Linux to cloud and supercomputing to consumer electronics, the Internet...

Read More about Introducing 300,000 People to Linux

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Linux is everywhere – you are most likely already using Linux on a daily basis Linux is versatile – you can use Linux on virtually anything you develop Linux is a community – you can work with other Linux developers to share knowledge and learnings We kicked off the LinuxFoundationX Introduction to Linux course a little over a week ago. So far more than 240,000...

Read More about Why learn Linux?

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  In just a few months the Linux Foundation’s first training MOOC, Introduction to Linux, will launch. The course has already attracted nearly 100,000 registrations since it was announced only three weeks ago, making it one of the fastest growing courses we’ve ever had on edX. Our partnership with Linux will make in demand training available to anyone, anywhere, bridge a critical skills gap, and...

Read More about Free Linux MOOC: Live Twitter Chat with Linux Foundation Executive Director and edX CEO

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2,500 Registrations in First 24 Hours. 40,000 and counting in 4 Days. MOOCs appeal to different people in different ways. From the college student who wants to supplement his or her coursework to the stay-at-home dad who wants to brush up on Chinese history (and there are hundreds of other examples), the appeal is obvious and the opportunities endless. One area where we believe MOOCs...

Read More about A Perfect Match: Linux and MOOCs