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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.

 

edX: Fake News to the Future of Obamacare: MOOCs Address Today’s Pressing Issues

2017-03-23 13:54:44

Today’s social and political climate is provoking strong conversations about American democracy, fact-checking, women’s rights and healthcare access – just to name a few. These moments are opportunities to not only engage, but also to educate and ensure that people everywhere can learn about pertinent current events so that they, too, can form their own points of view and become informed global citizens. In response, the... Read More about Fake News to the Future of Obamacare: MOOCs Address Today’s Pressing Issues The post Fake News to the Future of Obamacare: MOOCs Address Today’s Pressing Issues appeared first on edX Blog.

 

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.