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Shakespeare Matters MOOC nominated for the 2018 edX Prize

We are excited to announce that Lucy Potter has been nominated as a finalist in the 2018 edX prize for the Shakespeare Matters MOOC. The edX prize celebrates contributions and innovations of MOOC teachers in the edX community. There are 10 finalists for the edX Prize and the winner will be announced at the edX […]

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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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Sex at each stage of adulthood: a Q&A with Dr Tonia Mezzini

How does sex change over the different phases of adulthood? Can sex be good or bad for you? Talking about sex can be an uncomfortable topic at the best of times, so talking about sex AND ageing can be even more challenging. This could explain why it is not something that is widely spoken about. Despite […]

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3 reasons why an effective risk management process is a must!

Risk management is not just a tick box compliance exercise. While compliance is an important element of risk management, an effective risk management process can also be used to inform and support quality decision making, resulting in a successful project. Here are three reasons why an effective risk management process is a must:

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Career Spotlight: Alex Mader – Audio Engineer & Entrepreneur at Disk Edits

Meet Alex Mader, a graduate of the University of Adelaide. Since graduating, he has spent the last 2 years working at Disk Edits as an Audio Engineer. We met with Alex in his office at Disk Edits to chat about what he does, how he got to be where he is, and who his biggest […]

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Why study sonic arts?

Sonic arts is a fairly new field so it has a lot of potential for development and providing opportunities for those who want to pursue it as a hobby or profession. With the upcoming re-release of the AdelaideX Music Technology Fundamentals online course, we chatted to Christian Haines, an Electronic Music Lecturer at the University of Adelaide. […]

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The aftermath of the white noise YouTube copyright claims: a Q&A with Dr Sebastian Tomczak

Earlier this month, Dr Sebastian Tomczak was hit by 5 copyright claim infringements for his 10-hour white noise video uploaded on YouTube. These infringements were incorrectly identified by YouTube’s automated Content ID system which uses algorithms to find close matches of content between videos. The story has gained global media attention from the likes of the ABC and […]

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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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