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edX: MIT Course Helps Business Leaders & Technology Professionals Capitalize on the IoT

2017-03-22 15:13:12

The Internet of Things is making big waves in the business world, and for good reason. Over the next few years, we’ll likely see billions of new devices and objects networked together – from vehicles and home appliances, to heating systems and light switches. Soon, the IoT will pervade all aspects of life and business, giving birth to innovation and transforming industries wherever it is... Read More about MIT Course Helps Business Leaders & Technology Professionals Capitalize on the IoT The post MIT Course Helps Business Leaders & Technology Professionals Capitalize on the IoT appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Get Started on the Road to Happiness!

Get Started on the Road to Happiness!
2017-03-20 14:04:04

We’re celebrating International Day of Happiness! In honor of the occasion, we want to encourage you to do something that makes you happy today and every other day of the year. A great place to start is with learning something new. Did you know that learning and education can have many positive effects on our happiness? Mastering a new subject is a challenging, engaging, and meaningful... Read More about Get Started on the Road to Happiness! The post Get Started on the Road to Happiness! appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Terry: Building His Business and Inspiring Others to Learn with Self-Paced Courses

2017-03-16 17:23:04

Terry, 29, a life coach in Vancouver, Canada, shares how edX is helping him develop his practice and encourage his clients to improve their lives. I’m a Life Coach in Vancouver B.C., Canada, and the AP Psychology courses from UBCx are helping me become a more diverse coach. For example, I would really like to branch out and start coaching more individuals who suffer from... Read More about Terry: Building His Business and Inspiring Others to Learn with Self-Paced Courses The post Terry: Building His Business and Inspiring Others to Learn with Self-Paced Courses appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: MIT Cybersecurity Course: Equipping Professionals with Real-World Career Relevant Knowledge

2017-03-13 15:03:43

Hear What Alumni from MIT’s Latest Cybersecurity Course Have to Say Cybersecurity professionals know how important it is to stay on top of the latest technologies to protect against cybersecurity attacks. Many have given serious thought to the idea of taking an online course to gain new skills and knowledge, but questioned whether it would actually pay off. But positive feedback from MIT Professional Education’s... Read More about MIT Cybersecurity Course: Equipping Professionals with Real-World Career Relevant Knowledge The post MIT Cybersecurity Course: Equipping Professionals with Real-World Career Relevant Knowledge appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: 6 Courses to Improve Your Health and Wellness

6 Courses to Improve Your Health and Wellness
2017-03-09 18:21:13

When it comes to your overall well-being, physical health and mental wellness are huge pieces of the puzzle. Taking the time to establish healthy habits can benefit you in countless ways, such as improving your mood, reducing the risk of disease, boosting your energy, and increasing the length of your life. Whether you want to develop healthier eating habits, explore the positive effects of exercise, or find new... Read More about 6 Courses to Improve Your Health and Wellness The post 6 Courses to Improve Your Health and Wellness appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: From MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp to Boomtown

2017-03-08 16:00:26

This post originally ran on MIT News. An MIT global entrepreneur launches one of the world’s most innovative companies. A few years ago, a young engineer named Yen Pei Tay enrolled in MIT’s Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp. He had taken the Entrepreneurship 101 and 102 massive open online courses (MOOCs) through MITx and was ready to test an idea for a new digital platform. He had... Read More about From MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp to Boomtown The post From MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp to Boomtown appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: 3 Things Every Businessperson Should Know About Chinese Culture

3 Things Every Businessperson Should Know About Chinese Culture
2017-03-06 16:57:59

This is a guest post from Professor Roland Boer, instructor of Mao To Now: On Chinese Marxism. It’s no secret that China has emerged as one of the most important markets in the world to understand. No matter which sector you work in, due to the unrelenting spread of globalisation, it is highly likely that you will be doing business in or with what is expected to become... Read More about 3 Things Every Businessperson Should Know About Chinese Culture The post 3 Things Every Businessperson Should Know About Chinese Culture appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: 5 Career Benefits of Competitive Programming

5 Career Benefits of Competitive Programming
2017-03-01 21:51:52

Maxim Buzdalov, one of the authors of the How to Win Coding Competitions: Secrets of Champions course, once took last place in a city-wide computer science competition. He was able to turn his story into a triumph after joining his university’s coding team and becoming an ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM ICPC) champion! Today, Maxim is an associate professor and chair of computer technologies at ITMO University. Below,... Read More about 5 Career Benefits of Competitive Programming The post 5 Career Benefits of Competitive Programming appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: New MicroMasters® Programs: Gain In-Demand Knowledge to Advance Your Career

New MicroMasters® Programs: Gain In-Demand Knowledge to Advance Your Career
2017-02-28 13:51:26

Today, we are excited to announce 16 new MicroMasters programs from the world’s top universities. With 12 of our prestigious university partners, we are offering new MicroMasters programs across in-demand fields such as business analytics, digital product management, cybersecurity and data science. These programs build on the success of the MicroMasters product launch in September 2016, when edX and 14 international partners debuted 19 programs... Read More about New MicroMasters® Programs: Gain In-Demand Knowledge to Advance Your Career The post New MicroMasters® Programs: Gain In-Demand Knowledge to Advance Your Career appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Start Learning from the Best Today

Start Learning from the Best Today
2017-02-24 18:15:40

Enroll in captivating courses from the world’s top schools. Stand out to potential future employers with courses from MIT, Harvard, Columbia and more on your resume!    Massachusetts Institute of Technology    Harvard University    ETH Zurich    École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne    Columbia University    University of Pennsylvania The post Start Learning from the Best Today appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Cursos en español en edX

Cursos en español en edX
2017-02-22 16:35:03

Sumérgete en un curso en español. Desde la química orgánica hasta los derechos de las personas refugiadas, puedes explorar un nuevo tema de interés en edX con nuestra amplia selección de cursos en español. ¡Empieza a aprender hoy! Hemos preparado una lista de cursos ofrecidos en edX por algunas de las universidades y organismos internacionales más importantes del mundo. ¡Son todos gratuitos y completamente online!... Read More about Cursos en español en edX The post Cursos en español en edX appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Mayank: Solving Real-Life Supply Chain Network Design Problems

Mayank: Solving Real-Life Supply Chain Network Design Problems
2017-02-21 18:30:21

We are excited to continue to share learner stories from the MITx Supply Chain Management MicroMasters program that demonstrate how MicroMasters programs are helping people improve their lives and advance their careers. Today, Mayank, a supply chain consultant working with Antuit Consulting, shares how he is leveraging the Supply Chain Management MicroMasters courses to deliver impactful results and share effective business insights with his clients. With... Read More about Mayank: Solving Real-Life Supply Chain Network Design Problems The post Mayank: Solving Real-Life Supply Chain Network Design Problems appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Cybersecurity – Personal Safety, Professional Opportunities

Cybersecurity – Personal Safety, Professional Opportunities
2017-02-15 19:55:57

Cybersecurity has rapidly become a key concern in every industry and every organization across the globe. The incredible connectivity and technological innovations that we enjoy today in our personal and professional lives, that have made possible new, more efficient forms of commerce, communication, and entertainment, have also brought a host of emerging threats and risks, the scope of which we have only just begun to... Read More about Cybersecurity – Personal Safety, Professional Opportunities The post Cybersecurity – Personal Safety, Professional Opportunities appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: 12 Courses Learners Love

12 Courses Learners Love
2017-02-14 16:10:03

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:... Read More about 12 Courses Learners Love The post 12 Courses Learners Love appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Reddit AMA with Video Game Design Industry Leaders—February 15th, 2017

Reddit AMA with Video Game Design Industry Leaders—February 15th, 2017
2017-02-13 18:23:52

Many want to become a game designer but don’t know what it really means. What skills do you need, and what job opportunities are there in the industry? In the Video Game Design XSeries, those questions and more will be answered by Rochester Institute of Technology’s Game Design and Development faculty and the director of the International Center for the History of Electronic Games at The... Read More about Reddit AMA with Video Game Design Industry Leaders—February 15th, 2017 The post Reddit AMA with Video Game Design Industry Leaders—February 15th, 2017 appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Daniel: Using Online Courses to Develop New Skills for his Career and to Explore New Subjects

2017-02-09 15:00:50

Daniel, 29, a digital marketing professional in Los Angeles, shares how edX is helping him to  gain new skills to improve his career and explore a variety of interests on his own time. I started taking classes on edX  for two different reasons – partially to fulfill my own interests and to take courses in topics that I’ve always found to be exciting and partially... Read More about Daniel: Using Online Courses to Develop New Skills for his Career and to Explore New Subjects The post Daniel: Using Online Courses to Develop New Skills for his Career and to Explore New Subjects appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Leading Global Social Change: Human Rights and International Law

Leading Global Social Change: Human Rights and International Law
2017-02-08 20:42:51

The global challenges facing the world today have the potential to affect all of us in some way, whether it be poverty, inequality, immigration laws or climate change. At the core of many of these challenges are human rights: the rights inherent to all individuals regardless of where they are from, what they look like or what they believe. No matter your profession, human rights... Read More about Leading Global Social Change: Human Rights and International Law The post Leading Global Social Change: Human Rights and International Law appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Top 4 FAQ about the MicroMasters Credential

Top 4 FAQ about the MicroMasters Credential
2017-02-07 20:10:12

Did you hear the news? This past September, we created a new online MicroMasters credential. We launched with 14 global university partners to create a series of graduate level courses to advance careers in the most in-demand fields. Offered in subjects ranging from artificial intelligence (from ColumbiaX) to cybersecurity (from RITx), business management (from IIMBx) and more, MicroMasters courses are created by esteemed edX university... Read More about Top 4 FAQ about the MicroMasters Credential The post Top 4 FAQ about the MicroMasters Credential appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Celebrating 10 Million edX Learners Worldwide!

2017-02-02 14:24:52

Today, we celebrate an exciting milestone – our edX learner community is 10 million learners strong! As we mark this momentous occasion, we want to say a big ‘THANK YOU’ to you, our global learners. You inspire all that we do. Since edX was created in 2012, your accomplishments as a community of learners are incredibly impressive. Together, you have: Enrolled in more than 36,000,000 courses,... Read More about Celebrating 10 Million edX Learners Worldwide! The post Celebrating 10 Million edX Learners Worldwide! appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: An Open Letter: Learning Together

2017-02-01 19:45:44

EdX began with a core belief that learners around the globe – regardless of gender, race, geography or social status – should have access to high-quality education. No longer is education the privilege of the few; with open, online learning anyone, anywhere can improve their lives. EdX is only as strong as our community of learners and partners, and we are proud and deeply humbled to work... Read More about An Open Letter: Learning Together The post An Open Letter: Learning Together appeared first on edX Blog.