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edX partners with IL&FS / IFIN to launch learning academy

A tailored catalog of edX courses and role-based online learning route for employees     New Delhi, INDIA – edX, the leading not-for-profit online learning destination, founded by Harvard and MIT, recently partnered with IL&FS Financial Services (IFIN) to launch Online portal of IFIN  Academy using edX courses. Through this partnership, IFIN has created a

edX’s brings first MOOC to focus on healthcare markets in India with ‘Healthcare in India: Strategic Perspectives’ starting from August 09, 2016

Learners will learn about the unique contradictions and challenges that define Indian healthcare. July 25th, 2016: The Indian healthcare sector is garnering global attention. Be it the evolution of Indian pharmaceutical firms, low-cost hospitals or disruptive start-ups, the sector is a laboratory of myriad market forces impacting innovation, choices and societal welfare. At the same

edX Bullish on India, Expands to Accelerate Growth and Further Mission in Region

Appoints Amit Goyal as Country Head Deepens commitment to India partners and edX learners India, May 04th, 2016 – EdX (https://www.edx.org/), the nonprofit online learning destination founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), recognizing India as a high-priority market for online education, reinforces its commitment to the region by expanding operations.

edX: Spotlighting Ten New Online Courses

What do application development, learning Spanish, international law and environmental science have in common? They’re just a few of the new online course starting soon on edX. Social Learning for Social Impact – McGillX – September 16, 2015 It is the world’s first GROOC – a MOOC for groups – to collaborate with others globally

edX Joins Teaching Accessibility Initiative: Mark Sadecki, edX Accessibility Specialist

At edX, we value every learner and are committed to being a leader in expanding access to all, including learners with disabilities.  That’s why we’re excited to participate in the Teaching Accessibility initiative along with some of our peers and colleagues in tech, academia, and advocacy — including Yahoo, Facebook, and LinkedIn.  The group’s goal is to

Innovation Generation, Language Revival and Introduction to Financial and Management Accounting on edX this Week!

How to spread innovation and effectively communicate novel ideas with others? Why are languages an integral part of society? How to reconstruct signals from samples under certain conditions? How to reliably identify the roles and relationships of words in a sentence? Find answers to these questions and more on edX this week.   Introduction to

Cyber Wars, Making Sense of News and Understanding Wireless on edX this Week!

What is the impact of global networked surveillance technologies on cyber activism and cyber war?How do devices and applications relay information wirelessly? How can one distinguish news from opinion? What are stocks, bonds, financial institutions and the role of the Federal Reserve System? How can one formulate formal solutions to well-defined problems using the logic

EdX and Qualcomm to build the next generation mobile learning experience

 Collaboration will help edX increase access to education for millions around the world.    New Delhi — May 14, 2015 — EdX, a nonprofit learning destination, and Qualcomm Education, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), the leading global provider of wireless technology, today announced a collaboration to further develop edX’s MOOC (massive open

Launch of Introduction to Steel online course on EdX

Brussels, 7 May 2015 – The World Steel Association (worldsteel) announces the launch of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) ‘Introduction to Steel’. The course, developed by TenarisUniversity together with steeluniversity, aims to provide students with an understanding of the history, science, technology and uses of steel by society. The course starts on 2 June

  Flying Robots, Rise of Superheroes and Introduction to Human Health on edX this Week!

How did our superheroes become super-villains in the eyes of the government, clergy, educators, and parents of the mid-20th Century? How to create amazing games, animated images and songs in the Scratch Programming language? How to infer the position of the quadrotor from its sensor readings and how to navigate it along a trajectory? Find