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Improve Your Math Skills With 9 Free Online Courses

Apr 28, 2017  · This course is packed full of challenging, rewarding material that is essential for mathematicians, engineers, scientists, and anyone working with large datasets. From algebra to calculus and beyond, you can advance your math skills in free courses from the world’s top universities on edX.

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3 Reasons to Add Online Courses to Your CV and How To Do It

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 04, 2020  · Note: Generally, it’s not relevant to list a course unrelated to the position, such as one about the American Civil War. An interest section on your resume, however, is a great place for this. Employers are searching for talent, but they’re also looking for personality. If you’re passionate about it, include it.

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MIT Cybersecurity Course: Equipping Professionals with ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 13, 2017  · MIT’s Cybersecurity: Technology, Application and Policy course is a six-week, online course aimed at providing IT and IT security practitioners with a broad foundation in cybersecurity technologies, techniques and systems. To date, more than 2,500 engineers, technical managers and entrepreneurs have taken the course.

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35 Online Courses for High School Students from Harvard ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 14, 2020  · 35 Online Courses for High School Students from Harvard, MIT, and More. We want to help students everywhere keep learning what they’re interested in, from math to physics and psychology to essay writing. We collected our entire catalog of Advanced Placement, high school, and college-freshman-level courses for those restless learners out there.

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Embedded Systems: A Hands-On, Lab-Based Course

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 12, 2016  · This is a guest blog post from the University of Texas at Austin’s Embedded Systems – Shape the World course team. Learning By Doing On The edX Platform We have designed, implemented and deployed a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) with a substantial lab component within the edX platform. If MOOCs are truly going to transform education, then …

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Tips for Successful Online Learning - edX

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 22, 2021  · But of course, other learning activities will require more time. Be planful and dedicate time to learn as you would to exercise or spending time with friends. “The courses are set up so that you can watch the videos and then go back to do the hands-on activities.

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edX Blog: Stories, Insights, and News

Posted: (52 years ago) MicroBachelors Program Undergraduate-level, for career advancement or a degree path; MicroMasters Program Graduate-level, for career advancement or a degree path; Professional Certificate From employers or universities to build today's in-demand skills; XSeries Series of courses for a deep understanding of a topic; Online Master's Degree Top-ranked programs, …

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MITx U.Lab Course Review: So much more than a course

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 07, 2015  · Read More about MITx U.Lab Course Review: So much more than a course. 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 ...

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Improve Your Writing Skills with 6 Free Online Courses

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 08, 2016  · Developed by the US Department Of State, Voice of America and English language educators, this free journalism course will teach you to write effective stories and reports using improved vocabulary and grammar. Explore …

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What are 5 Tips for Taking Online Classes?

Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 22, 2016  · A great place to start is the DemoX course on edX. You can enroll in the course today and spend as much or a little time as you want exploring how online courses work on edX, with this interactive learning course. EdX offers courses in a wide array of topics, from introductory courses to career-focused learning.

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English Courses to Improve Your Life - edX

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 17, 2016  · English Grammar and Style – UQx – February 29, 2016. Grammar is the way a language organizes and constructs itself. By giving you a grounding in English grammar and style, this course will teach you how to create the sort of writing that is …

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3 Personal Finance Courses to Improve Your Life

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 26, 2016  · This course will teach you basic finance concepts such as the time value of money, how insurance works and the importance of saving for retirement, sooner rather than later. Enhance your money management skills and enroll today to take a step closer toward achieving your financial goals. As Buffett one said, according to Forbes, “The more you ...

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4 Courses That Will Help You Become a Better Leader ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 17, 2017  · Enroll Today. Inclusive Leadership Training:Becoming a Successful Leader – CatalystX. This course will teach you how to create your own personal leadership plan, the popular “EACH” framework that known leaders use today and everything about inclusive leadership. 2. Master communicator. Kearns Goodwin also noted that Lincoln was always ...

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Top Courses to Help You Become a Better Global Citizen

Posted: (52 years ago) If you’re looking to get a broad perspective on the world today and don’t know where to start, consider a course in world politics. Explore major issues in world politics, dive into globalization and how it can shape your perspective of today’s challenges, or learn about the world’s shared plan to make the world a better place. Course highlights: 1. Explore major issues in world politics and learn how recent developments have challenged world order and peace in C…

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What online courses should I take to prepare for college?

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 16, 2017  · The English Grammar and Style course from UQx is a great way to refine your writing skills and to make sure that your grammar knowledge is up to date. Plus, you’ll learn how to edit and revise your written work – two practices that are a must before you hand in any paper in college. It’s also a good idea to brush up on any foreign ...

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Learn at Home Lookbook: 7 Business and Management Courses

Posted: (52 years ago) May 04, 2020  · Course highlight: In Corporate Finance from IIMBx, part of the IIMBx Business Management MicroMasters® program, learn the ideas, concepts and tools managers use to make decisions that create value for their organizations such as time value of money, opportunity cost, net present value, and internal rate of return. 4. Supply Chain Management

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MBA Preparation: 4 Pre-MBA Courses Essential for Success

Posted: (52 years ago) Read income statements, balance sheets and cash flow statements like a pro and learn how to turn financial data into well-informed business decisions.

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How to Build a Mobile App – 5 Free Courses - edX

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 23, 2016  · Select from the course options below to learn more and enroll. Another program to consider is the Professional Android Developer MicroMasters. This 5-course, graduate-level program covers beginner to advanced programming skills and prepares students for the Google Associate Android Developer Certification Exam.

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5 Steps for Developing Your Career Plan - edX

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 16, 2016  · In our course, we use a tool that is free and that our students tell us works quite well, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Career Profiler. Completing the survey produces two results. First, it summarizes your personal interests and aptitudes. Then, it matches your strengths and expressed interests to a range of occupations that will allow you ...

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News About edX Certificates

Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 07, 2015  · Of course, all of edX’s high-quality educational content, assessments and forums will continue to be offered for free, but those learners who want to earn a certificate upon successful completion of the course will pay a modest fee for a verified certificate.

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Updates To Our Platform: Achieving Long-Term Sustainability

Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 17, 2018  · Updates To Our Platform: Achieving Long-Term Sustainability. December 17, 2018 / Anant Agarwal. Earlier this year, we shared that we were going to be experimenting with various approaches to support a sustainable long-term business model for edX. I encourage you to re-visit the blog we posted about this for more background on our decision.

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Back to School: Top 7 Reasons to Take AP Courses

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 12, 2015  · Considering an AP course this fall? College prep courses, such as Advanced Placement® classes, are among the most important factors in college admissions today. To help you excel in high school and prepare for college, edX offers more than 40 high school courses from top universities. The edX High School Initiative is also a great way for learners of any age …

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Professional Certificates, MicroMasters® Programs, and ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 23, 2019  · Plus, MicroMasters programs allow you to try before you buy: Pursue a course on the audit track to try out the online learning experience and course material for free. Pay to upgrade to the verified track to access the full breadth and depth of a course, including the ability to apply learnings through graded assignments and assessments.

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Why learn Linux? - edX

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 12, 2014  · 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.

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Getting ‘Under the Hood’ to Learn and Apply Computer ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 01, 2020  · June 1, 2020 / edX team. Nikolas, a technical specialist from the United Kingdom, is one of the early learners taking a MicroBachelors® program on edX. He recently completed the first course in the Computer Science Fundamentals program, Introduction to Networking, and told us about his experience in the program so far.

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Flexible, Modular, Unifying: How to Harness the Power of ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 30, 2020  · The MicroMasters course teams and course content make this process easy,” said Danaka, an edX learner and supply chain consultant who completed a MicroMasters program in supply chain management from MITx. Stack Modular Learning into Unique, Valuable Skills and Credentials. Modular learning is the foundation of all learning programs available ...

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Building a Career in Data Science and Analytics: The ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 01, 2021  · A field in the spotlight, data science offers high salaries and big opportunities. 1. Earn a High Salary. According to data from Robert Half, the median starting salary for data scientists is $95,000, almost double the U.S. median salary average. At about $70,000, even the average salary for data analysts, a more entry-level role, is ...

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10 Most Popular edX Courses in 2016

Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 15, 2016  · As the year comes to a close, we take a look back at our ten most popular courses of 2016, as selected by you, our learners. Our list, based on total enrollments and learner ratings, showcases your favorite courses and what you’ve had to say about them: 10. The Science of Happiness – UC BerkeleyX (Starts January 3, Self-Paced) Learner rating: 4.5/5 …

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Celebrating Five Years of MicroMasters® Programs

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 07, 2021  · Over the course of the past five years, 39 partners launched 89 programs, and you, our learners, have unlocked all the opportunities that these programs present. Not only are you gaining confidence in work and making big career moves, but 96% of you said the skills and knowledge they gained met or exceeded your expectations , and 97% would ...

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10 Courses to Help Your Communication Break Through in a ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 24, 2020  · Course highlights: Start developing your ability to lead profound social, environmental, and personal transformation in u.lab: Leading From the Emerging Future from MITx. Identify and develop assertiveness and empathy, the most important communication skills, in Effective Communication for Today’s Leader from TecdeMonterrayX.

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Top-Ranked Programs That Will Prepare You for 2020 and Beyond

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 02, 2020  · This next year and decade won’t be defined by a singular trend, but rather a combination of emerging technologies and skill sets — the growing focus on AI, automation, digital leadership, and more. An easy start to get a leg up on the trends is one course, but to dive even deeper, consider starting a program. Start exploring our hand-picked list of top-ranked …

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Impacts of MOOCs on Higher Education

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 23, 2014  · Team-based course design. Creating MOOCs requires people across the institution to collaborate in ways not native to higher education. Instructional designers, software developers, learning researchers, librarians and videographers team up with faculty (the domain experts) to create each MOOC.

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Congratulations to the edX Prize 2020 Winners!

Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 08, 2020  · The winners created and teach the course Zero-Energy Design: an approach to make your building sustainable, which has been running on edX since 2019 and has over 18,000 enrollments to date. This is the second time that TU Delft has been awarded the edX Prize; Professor Arno Smets took home the inaugural prize in 2016.

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How He Got There: Getting Back Into Learning & Earning ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 25, 2021  · Take the time to actually look into the course, review the materials, and watch the videos.” Kevin's Top Time Management Tip. Apply the skills you learn: “Finishing an online course is going to take discipline and patience, but you can get through it and learn the information. Develop a schedule for yourself and plan out how much time you ...

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Digital Badges On the Open edX Platform

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 15, 2015  · EdX and Concentric Sky have collaborated to incorporate digital badging into the Open edX platform. Following an integration of the Badgr software into our first release of badging functionality on the open edX platform, students will be able to earn badges upon completing a course and share these badges on Mozilla Backpack. At Concentric Sky ...

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Seeing Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic as an ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 25, 2020  · Seeing Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic as an Opportunity: Meet Maggie. The COVID-19 pandemic has touched everyone’s lives, and in particular has caused a negative ripple effect throughout the global economy. Pew Research reported that the pandemic caused over 14 million Americans alone to lose their jobs between February and May 2020.

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17 Top edX Courses in 2017

Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 12, 2017  · From architecture to artificial intelligence, edX is excited to announce our list of top 17 courses in 2017. We’ve listened to our learners, surveyed the staff here at edX and highlighted our top “hot skills” courses to help you land an in-demand job in 2018.

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Akshay Kulkarni: From edX Courses to a Job at Microsoft

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 27, 2016  · 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 …

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Preparing for University Studies with edX Courses: Meet ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 15, 2020  · Preparing for University Studies with edX Courses: Meet Timothy. May 15, 2020 / edX team. Timothy is an undergraduate student in India, and has plans to attend MIT for his graduate studies. He’s using courses on edX to get a leg up in his dream career field – aerospace engineering. Read on to hear more:

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How He Got There: From High School to Facebook to Fintech

Posted: (52 years ago) May 06, 2021  · How He Got There: From High School to Facebook to Fintech. May 6, 2021 / edX team. Amol has been learning on edX since our very first course was offered in 2012. Back then, online courses helped him learn and explore topics that he didn’t have access to as a high school student in India. And he hasn’t stopped since—he continued taking ...

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Preparing for a Career in Human Rights Law: Meet Kaushar

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 02, 2020  · Preparing for a Career in Human Rights Law: Meet Kaushar. September 2, 2020 / edX team. Kaushar, a student from India, is taking advantage of edX to prepare for a career in international human rights law. She shared with us her experience in the HarvardX course, Child Protection: Child Rights in Theory and Practice, and how she plans to ...

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Free AP® Courses on edX – Enroll Today!

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 29, 2015  · BUx offers a course designed to help high school students prepare for the AP® Physics 1 exam which runs September through May. Or take a course that covers a specific topic such as linear motion, rotational motion, electricity and waves and put …

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edX Welcomes Jesus College

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 09, 2021  · The first course of its kind, How to be an active bystander in a post #MeToo world brings together survivors, academics and practitioners to explore the role individuals can play in addressing sexual harassment and violence, what options for action are available when we see this kind of behaviour, and how to stay safe as an active bystander.

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Top 4 FAQ about the MicroMasters Credential

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 07, 2017  · To receive a MicroMasters credential you need to enroll in the Verified Certificate track in each of the MicroMasters courses in the series. The prices can vary across courses and specific MicroMasters programs, but generally, range between $600-$1,400 per program. You can find the prices on the individual course pages or the specific program page.

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5 New Professional Certificate Programs: FinTech ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 22, 2018  · [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We are excited to announce five new Professional Certificate programs in some of today’s most up and coming fields. From FinTech (finance technology) to leading innovation and strategy to electric cars, these programs will teach you the skills you need to find success in these future career fields. Professional Certificate …

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Your Questions Answered: Computer Science & Cybersecurity ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 26, 2021  · The usual jumping in point for computer science is a course like my CS1 course. It's a programming course. It doesn't assume you've ever done any coding before, and it gets you started with the basics of writing computer code. But that's not the only place you need to jump in from. Computer science is about a lot more than programming.

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New TinyML Professional Certificate Program from HarvardX ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 05, 2020  · The HarvardX course is designed to be widely accessible to everyone. You will learn what TinyML is, how it can serve in the world, and the possibilities to unlock its bright future. The course starts with the basics, including how to collect data, how to train basic tiny ML models, and how to deploy them using TensorFlow Lite for Microcontrollers.

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