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edX: EdX Welcomes The University of Iceland!

2017-11-17 14:00:08

We are excited to announce that The University of Iceland, a progressive comprehensive research institution, has joined the edX global partner community. The University of Iceland is dedicated to providing high quality programs for learners; researching and developing effective teaching methods; integrating teaching and research learnings; and providing opportunities to engage in project-based learning with Icelandic society and business. It’s emphasis on innovation and research... Read More about EdX Welcomes The University of Iceland! The post EdX Welcomes The University of Iceland! appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Aprende una nueva habilidad con los cursos online

Aprende una nueva habilidad con los cursos online
2017-11-15 20:20:56

Descubre uno de los cursos gratuitos online de edX que puedes comenzar hoy mismo. Bases matemáticas álgebra UPValenciaX (El curso está abierto para registro) Gestión de proyectos sociales para ONGs y Organizaciones de la Sociedad Civil (OSC) IDBX (El curso está abierto para registro) Enseñar STEM: mucho + que formulas JaverianaX (El curso está abierto para registro) Introducción a la visión por computador: desarrollo de... Read More about Aprende una nueva habilidad con los cursos online The post Aprende una nueva habilidad con los cursos online appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: From 4G to 5G: The technology behind the apps and devices you use every day

From 4G to 5G: The technology behind the apps and devices you use every day
2017-11-09 18:30:01

What is 4G? Have you ever wondered what the “G” means in 2G, 3G, 4G and in the widely anticipated 5G ? Drum roll… It’s “generation”. 4G refers to our current generation, the “fourth generation” of cellular communications. Since the early days of mobile phones in the 1980s, several generations of cellular technologies have come and gone, with the market requiring more powerful technology roughly... Read More about From 4G to 5G: The technology behind the apps and devices you use every day The post From 4G to 5G: The technology behind the apps and devices you use every day appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Importancia de la promoción del envejecimiento activo

Importancia de la promoción del envejecimiento activo
2017-11-09 17:21:50

El envejecimiento es un fenómeno poblacional y una realidad individual. Los datos poblacionales ponen de relieve que cada año aumenta la esperanza de vida y, no solo eso, sino que cada década llegan más individuos a altas edades de la vida con buena salud. Ello alude al envejecimiento poblacional como expresión del éxito de la humanidad y de las formas de organización social pero, al... Read More about Importancia de la promoción del envejecimiento activo The post Importancia de la promoción del envejecimiento activo appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: 5 Mindfulness Practices to Use On and Off the Mat

5 Mindfulness Practices to Use On and Off the Mat
2017-11-09 14:30:27

This article originally appeared on Do You Yoga. Learn more about the mindfulness practices discussed in this post by taking The Science and Practice of Yoga. Photo by Jake Dockins The practice of yoga has two complementary paths converging into one common road towards wellness. One path is physical: We move, we breathe, and our bodies and minds reap the benefits. The other path is mental:... Read More about 5 Mindfulness Practices to Use On and Off the Mat The post 5 Mindfulness Practices to Use On and Off the Mat appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Using Your Burndown Charts for Better Sprint Retrospectives

2017-11-08 20:43:52

I’ve been sitting in on a lot of standups, groomings, planning, and retros these days. One thing I’ve noticed across teams is that we’re always not quite sure what to do with burndown charts. What stories do they tell? How seriously should we take them? How should we feel when they don’t burn all the way down (as most teams won’t), or, worse, like airborne... Read More about Using Your Burndown Charts for Better Sprint Retrospectives The post Using Your Burndown Charts for Better Sprint Retrospectives appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Beethoven to Bieber – Explore Your Passion for Music

Beethoven to Bieber – Explore Your Passion for Music
2017-11-08 16:39:23

The post Beethoven to Bieber – Explore Your Passion for Music appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Algunos beneficios de los MOOCs: Cursos Online Masivos y Abiertos

Algunos beneficios de los MOOCs: Cursos Online Masivos y Abiertos
2017-11-08 15:16:01

Los MOOCs (cursos online masivos y abiertos) son cada vez más relevantes en nuestra sociedad. Permiten que muchas personas puedan obtener conocimiento desde cualquier lugar del mundo. El estudiante solamente necesita un computador, tableta o teléfono inteligente y una conexión a Internet.  La oferta de los cursos es muy  variada, se pueden encontrar cursos en temas diversos como ciencias de la computación, administración de empresas,... Read More about Algunos beneficios de los MOOCs: Cursos Online Masivos y Abiertos The post Algunos beneficios de los MOOCs: Cursos Online Masivos y Abiertos appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Stripe Payments for Open edX

2017-11-06 23:17:05

Open edX maintainers and developers can now use Stripe to process payments. The post Stripe Payments for Open edX appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: 10 cursos para aprender una nueva habilidad

10 cursos para aprender una nueva habilidad
2017-11-04 21:58:47

Descubre cursos online gratuitos que tenemos disponibles para ti para aprender una nueva habilidad en noviembre. GIntroducción a la visión por computador: desarrollo de aplicaciones con OpenCv  UC3MX (El curso está abierto para registro) La química orgánica un mundo a tu alcance  UAMX (El curso está abierto para registro) Pronósticos de ventas: una herramienta comercial JaverianaX (El curso está abierto para registro) La nueva economía... Read More about 10 cursos para aprender una nueva habilidad The post 10 cursos para aprender una nueva habilidad appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Happy National Novel Writing Month!

Happy National Novel Writing Month!
2017-11-03 15:00:31

Learners ready your notebooks, laptops, and minds, because it’s NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month! Let edX help you refine your writing skills through our Professional Education writing courses, specifically designed to help you advance your career as a novelist. Everyone has a story to tell. Have you thought about writing a novel, but aren’t sure where to begin? Enroll in How to Write a Novel: Writing... Read More about Happy National Novel Writing Month! The post Happy National Novel Writing Month! appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: EdX Supports Kiron in Providing High-Quality Curricula to Refugees Worldwide

2017-11-01 13:00:51

It has been a little over a year since Kiron Open Higher Education and edX partnered to provide refugees worldwide with access to quality higher education. Through the partnership, edX provides Kiron students the opportunity to obtain verified certificates for specific edX courses, entirely free of charge. Together, Kiron and edX are opening the door to higher education so that refugees can unlock their full... Read More about EdX Supports Kiron in Providing High-Quality Curricula to Refugees Worldwide The post EdX Supports Kiron in Providing High-Quality Curricula to Refugees Worldwide appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: 3 Spooky Courses for the Halloween Season

2017-10-31 14:48:20

Whether you celebrate Halloween, All Hallows’ Eve, Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) or just like to get dressed up and go trick or treating for candy, these spooky courses will give you a bit of a scare as you learn about the origins of human fossils, our skeletons, unravel the mysteries and the meanings of life and death and explore the history and... Read More about 3 Spooky Courses for the Halloween Season The post 3 Spooky Courses for the Halloween Season appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: 8 cursos abiertos para inscripción

8 cursos abiertos para inscripción
2017-10-29 16:47:11

Te presentamos 8 cursos gratis en línea en los cuales puedes inscribirte. Comienza un curso hoy mismo. Gestión de proyectos sociales para ONGs y Organizaciones de la Sociedad Civil (OSC)  IDBX (El curso está abierto para registro) La nueva economía digital en América Latina y el Caribe IDBX (El curso está abierto para registro) Seguridad vial en América Latina y el Caribe: de la teoría... Read More about 8 cursos abiertos para inscripción The post 8 cursos abiertos para inscripción appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Using Big Data, Analytics & Statistics to Advance his Career: Meet, Nilaish

2017-10-27 14:46:21

I found edX, and Microsoft’s Data Science Essentials course while researching online certification courses on data science. As a Ph.D. candidate, I regularly dive into a lot of research and absolutely loved the skill set taught through the Data Science Essentials course. The videos provided were interactive, well-structured and convenient. Through this course, I learned about R Studio & Azure ML – a powerful tool for... Read More about Using Big Data, Analytics & Statistics to Advance his Career: Meet, Nilaish The post Using Big Data, Analytics & Statistics to Advance his Career: Meet, Nilaish appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: 3 Ways to Beat Performance Anxiety

3 Ways to Beat Performance Anxiety
2017-10-26 13:54:09

Whether it’s a piano recital, crucial free throw, or sales presentation, we’ve all experienced moments where the butterflies in our stomach swarm, our heart pounds furiously, our thoughts begin to race, and we “choke” under the pressure of the situation. Not even elite athletes and musicians are immune to nerves, yet some folks seem to thrive under the bright lights and perform their best when... Read More about 3 Ways to Beat Performance Anxiety The post 3 Ways to Beat Performance Anxiety appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Soft Skills: The Powerful Skills that Will Get You a Job

Soft Skills: The Powerful Skills that Will Get You a Job
2017-10-24 19:16:18

One in three skills required by employers today is a soft skill. “Works well with others” may be a phrase reminiscent of your grade-school report card, but did you know it’s also an essential skill professionals need to succeed in business? Soft skills—a blend of interpersonal savvy, communication skills, and social intelligence—are in high demand by employers today, according to a Burning Glass Technologies analysis... Read More about Soft Skills: The Powerful Skills that Will Get You a Job The post Soft Skills: The Powerful Skills that Will Get You a Job appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Cursos del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo

Cursos del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
2017-10-23 20:01:07

En edX puedes encontrar cursos gratuitos del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo. Los cursos cubren áreas tan diversas como la gestión de proyectos sociales, la nueva economía digital en América Latina y el Caribe, la seguridad vial, las asociaciones publico privadas y muchas temáticas más. Algunos cursos gratuitos del BID disponibles para inscripción: Gestión de proyectos sociales para ONGs y Organizaciones de la Sociedad Civil (OSC) ... Read More about Cursos del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo The post Cursos del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: 10 cursos que te ayudarán a aprender nuevas habilidades

10 cursos que te ayudarán a aprender nuevas habilidades
2017-10-20 15:26:55

Principales habilidades que puedes desarrollar este mes, en diferentes áreas: ciencias de la computación, gestión de proyectos, astronomía, filosofía y muchos temas más. ¡Comienza un curso hoy mismo! Otros cursos en línea gratis. Introducción a ondas gravitacionales UNCórdobaX (El curso está abierto para registro) Introducción a la gestión de proyectos UPValenciaX (El curso está abierto para registro) Seguridad vial en América Latina y el Caribe: de... Read More about 10 cursos que te ayudarán a aprender nuevas habilidades The post 10 cursos que te ayudarán a aprender nuevas habilidades appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: edX Programs to Help You Launch A Computer Science Career

edX Programs to Help You Launch A Computer Science Career
2017-10-19 19:37:29

The post edX Programs to Help You Launch A Computer Science Career appeared first on edX Blog.