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edX: Python, Hackathons and Job Opportunities: Meet, Ravi

2017-05-25 20:03:34

Ravi, an electrical engineering student from India, shares how the accessible materials on edX helped him participate in a Hackathon. I am a fourth-year electrical engineering student at IIT Madras. I wanted to participate in a Hackathon for the visually impaired that the university was hosting with Vision-Aid, so I took the Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python from MITx on edX in... Read More about Python, Hackathons and Job Opportunities: Meet, Ravi The post Python, Hackathons and Job Opportunities: Meet, Ravi appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Front-End Web Developer: One of Today’s Hottest Jobs

Front-End Web Developer: One of Today’s Hottest Jobs
2017-05-23 17:00:45

Build and enhance critical professional skills in one of the best technology jobs with W3C’s Professional Certificate program.  The Web is everywhere: from your favorite connected device (mobile phone, pad, etc.) to your future connected car and home. The Web is also changing the landscape in healthcare, financial and government services, as well as commerce, arts and education! As such, the Web design and development... Read More about Front-End Web Developer: One of Today’s Hottest Jobs The post Front-End Web Developer: One of Today’s Hottest Jobs appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: 2017’s Top Tech Skills For Getting a Job in Silicon Valley

2017’s Top Tech Skills For Getting a Job in Silicon Valley
2017-05-19 20:17:10

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... Read More about 2017’s Top Tech Skills For Getting a Job in Silicon Valley The post 2017’s Top Tech Skills For Getting a Job in Silicon Valley appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Seeing a Significant Career Impact from a Microsoft Professional Certificate in Data Science: Meet, Harleen

Seeing a Significant Career Impact from a Microsoft Professional Certificate in Data Science: Meet, Harleen
2017-05-18 20:06:18

Harleen, a data security specialist and consultant at Microsoft, shares how the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Data Science helped her begin a new career in data science. Before I took the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Data Science program on edX, I had been in the IT industry and working for Microsoft for almost eight and a half years. My work was primarily as... Read More about Seeing a Significant Career Impact from a Microsoft Professional Certificate in Data Science: Meet, Harleen The post Seeing a Significant Career Impact from a Microsoft Professional Certificate in Data Science: Meet, Harleen appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: MIT Professional Education Course Helps Brings Complex Data Science Concepts to Life

2017-05-16 16:46:04

According to industry analyst Gartner, data science, analytics and machine learning applications are “the engines of the future”.  Amazon, Netflix and Google set the stage, and now it seems every organization is realizing how the data we collect can be used to profoundly impact and improve an organization’s performance. The growing pressure for organizations to turn data into business value, combined with the proliferation of... Read More about MIT Professional Education Course Helps Brings Complex Data Science Concepts to Life The post MIT Professional Education Course Helps Brings Complex Data Science Concepts to Life appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Spreading the Love of Learning: Meet, Sonal

2017-05-12 14:24:06

Sonal, a lifelong learner on edX, shares her passion for inspiring others to improve their lives and build a better world through education. I took my very first MITx class in 2012, when I had just turned 50. Since then, I have never stopped learning on edX. After five years of learning I have earned more certificates than my own age! Learning on edX has truly... Read More about Spreading the Love of Learning: Meet, Sonal The post Spreading the Love of Learning: Meet, Sonal appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: edX Celebrates 5 years!

2017-05-11 13:50:25

To the edX global community, This month edX is celebrating its 5th birthday! Through our mission to improve lives by increasing access to high quality education around the world, we have grown the edX global community to more than 11 million from every country in the world. I am inspired by each and every edX learner I meet and hear about and I’m honored to learn... Read More about edX Celebrates 5 years! The post edX Celebrates 5 years! appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: edX Welcomes Brown University

edX Welcomes Brown University
2017-05-02 13:04:05

We are honored to announce that Brown University, an institution recognized for the quality of its teaching, research, and unique curriculum, has joined edX. As a leading research university that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional undergraduate instruction, Brown is dedicated to developing digital learning initiatives that bring content from its accomplished faculty and researchers to learners around the world. We are honored to join... Read More about edX Welcomes Brown University The post edX Welcomes Brown University appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Professional Certificate Programs: Delivering real job impact and critical skills you need to stand out

Professional Certificate Programs: Delivering real job impact and critical skills you need to stand out
2017-04-25 15:33:18

Today, we are proud to announce the launch of Professional Certificate programs, the latest offering to further our mission to increase access to education that today’s global, connected learner demands. Professional Certificate programs are a series of in-demand courses designed to build or advance critical skills for a specific career. Created by industry leaders and top universities, Professional Certificate programs help develop the skills and... Read More about Professional Certificate Programs: Delivering real job impact and critical skills you need to stand out The post Professional Certificate Programs: Delivering real job impact and critical skills you need to stand out appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Celebrate Earth Day: Learn to Save Our Planet

Celebrate Earth Day: Learn to Save Our Planet
2017-04-21 17:37:32

Happy Earth Day! For nearly 50 years, people around the world have celebrated Earth Day to support environmental movements and build awareness around issues such as climate change. The Earth Day campaign this year is environmental and climate literacy. In order to change the way we treat our planet, we need to be knowledgeable about the environmental issues we face today and the actions we can take... Read More about Celebrate Earth Day: Learn to Save Our Planet The post Celebrate Earth Day: Learn to Save Our Planet appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Exploring His Passion for Electronics on edX: Meet, Aritra

2017-04-20 17:34:39

Aritra, 18, a high school student from India, shares how edX has given him the opportunity to learn about his interests and develop new skills. Since childhood, I have been fascinated by electronics. I’ve always wondered about the mysteries behind how they work, and why I can’t make my own devices. Due to circumstances, I never had the chance to learn more about electronics in... Read More about Exploring His Passion for Electronics on edX: Meet, Aritra The post Exploring His Passion for Electronics on edX: Meet, Aritra appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Learn Software Development the Right Way

2017-04-18 21:57:39

Software development is a career of the future. While technological advancement and automation are sweeping across industries, rendering many jobs redundant, the software development industry continues to grow at unparalleled rates; all this new technology and automation runs on software. New tech companies are cropping up all the time, old tech companies are growing, and companies in every other sector need software developers to develop... Read More about Learn Software Development the Right Way The post Learn Software Development the Right Way appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: 15 Tips and Tricks for Android App Developers in 2017

15 Tips and Tricks for Android App Developers in 2017
2017-04-13 20:30:36

This post originally ran on Galileo University’s Android Developer site.  While you build your career as an Android developer, there are important things you should always keep in mind if you want to increase your chances of success. No matter if you want to make your own project or work for a recognized company, there are some essential aspects to be aware of while developing... Read More about 15 Tips and Tricks for Android App Developers in 2017 The post 15 Tips and Tricks for Android App Developers in 2017 appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Myriam: Enhancing Her Studies and Choosing a Career Path on edX

2017-04-12 16:33:15

Myriam, 33, a PhD student at the Institute of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine of the University of Tübingen, shares how edX is helping her while she pursues her degree. One of the main reasons why I started taking courses on edX was to enhance my experience in graduate school. I’m currently studying for my PhD in physiology, and I took Cellular Mechanisms of Brain Function... Read More about Myriam: Enhancing Her Studies and Choosing a Career Path on edX The post Myriam: Enhancing Her Studies and Choosing a Career Path on edX appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Nooree: Opening Doors to a Global Career in Supply Chain Management

2017-04-07 14:19:53

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, Nooree, a supply chain planner at a fresh produce supplier in the UK, shares how the Supply Chain Management MicroMasters program helped her get a job in supply chain when she moved to a new... Read More about Nooree: Opening Doors to a Global Career in Supply Chain Management The post Nooree: Opening Doors to a Global Career in Supply Chain Management appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Robots Are Changing The World

Robots Are Changing The World
2017-04-06 15:04:35

We’ve all encountered robots in one form or another. You may have taken a ride on a driverless airport shuttle or watched a vacuum cleaner chase dust bunnies in your living room. And yet the field of robotics has potential far beyond these day-to-day conveniences. Indeed, the faculty at Penn Engineering believe that robots can help us tackle some of the massive challenges that we... Read More about Robots Are Changing The World The post Robots Are Changing The World appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: From Body to Brain – 5 Ways Food Improves Your Overall Health

From Body to Brain – 5 Ways Food Improves Your Overall Health
2017-04-05 17:57:31

You have probably heard time and time again that you need to eat more fruits and vegetables, more wholegrains and less processed food. But, do you really know why? A lot of focus is placed on the need to eat healthy in order to lose weight, and with good reason. However, there are many other benefits to eating healthy, other than weight loss that you... Read More about From Body to Brain – 5 Ways Food Improves Your Overall Health The post From Body to Brain – 5 Ways Food Improves Your Overall Health appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: 13 Cursos en Español Sugeridos Para Ti

13 Cursos en Español Sugeridos Para Ti
2017-03-31 15:37:08

Mira estos nuevos cursos fascinantes en español sugeridos para ti mismo. Gestión de Proyectos de Desarrollo IDBx Fisiopatología renal y enigmas de la vida cotidiana UAMx Escribir para Convencer JaverianaX Cómo implantar grupos de mejora de procesos UPValenciaX Educación de calidad para todos. Equidad, inclusión y atención a la diversidad UAMx Políticas efectivas de desarrollo infantil IDBx Aproximación Neuropsicológica de la Lecto-Escritura en la etapa... Read More about 13 Cursos en Español Sugeridos Para Ti The post 13 Cursos en Español Sugeridos Para Ti appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: 5 Qualities Recruiters Look for in Job Candidates

2017-03-28 15:22:37

If you’re looking for a job, you know how difficult it can be to catch an employer’s attention. In today’s job market, you often need to show more than just the required qualifications to get hired. But what else do recruiters look for in potential employees? Read on to find out some of the qualities that make the biggest impression on recruiters like myself. 1.... Read More about 5 Qualities Recruiters Look for in Job Candidates The post 5 Qualities Recruiters Look for in Job Candidates appeared first on edX Blog.

 

edX: Muhammad: Learning New Skills Anytime, Anywhere to Explore New Subjects and Expand his Horizons

2017-03-24 18:49:54

Muhammad, 40, a learner from Islamabad, Pakistan, explains how edX is helping him learn new skills to advance his career and make the world a better place. The first course I ever completed on edX was IELTS Academic Test Preparation from UQx. I was interested in improving my English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, and the course really helped me to accomplish that goal.... Read More about Muhammad: Learning New Skills Anytime, Anywhere to Explore New Subjects and Expand his Horizons The post Muhammad: Learning New Skills Anytime, Anywhere to Explore New Subjects and Expand his Horizons appeared first on edX Blog.