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AdelaideX Trending Courses: August/September 2018

Interested in learning something new? Maybe you want to expand your knowledge in the big data space? Or learn how to read and appreciate Shakespeare and his plays? Or understand addiction and appropriate treatments for recovery? Check out AdelaideX’s trending courses for August/September:  

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Big data leads to big careers

Data science careers are pegged as the hottest jobs of this century. Whether in education, fintech or business, a career working with big data could see you working for big names like Airbnb or Coca Cola. Data science also has massive implications for global challenges such as the spread of disease, feeding the world and […]

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The brilliant minds behind our MOOCs (who just so happen to be women!)

Happy International Women’s Day! Here’s to strong women, May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them. Today, we salute some of the brilliant minds we have been lucky enough to work with on our MOOCs. We are proud to have such a strong representation of women. The theme for this year’s […]

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AdelaideX: 2017 Year in Review

As we move into 2018, we reflect on 2017 and look back on the year that was. We have compiled the highlights of the year in numbers:

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A day in the life of a data scientist: a Q&A with Dr Simon “Jono” Tuke

The data scientist profession has been labelled as the sexiest job of the 21st century. With a statement as bold as this, we wanted to explore exactly what it is that a data scientist does. We spoke to Dr Simon “Jono” Tuke, a lecturer in statistics at the University of Adelaide, about the art of […]

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AdelaideX launches Big Data MicroMasters® program

AdelaideX is pleased to announce that it has launched its first MicroMasters® program – an open online graduate level series of courses that will allow learners to potentially earn credit towards a Master of Data Science at the University of Adelaide. The Big Data MicroMasters® program includes four massive open online courses (MOOCs) plus a […]

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The Digital Education Disruption – Kathy Pugh, edX

                    Kathy Pugh, vice-president of Educational Services at edX presented ‘The Digital Education Disruption’ seminar to almost 200 staff, students and academics at the University of Adelaide in March 2017. Kathy’s presentation offered an overview of edX, its global reach and impact. It explored the move […]

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