Be a Super Learner! 6 New Online Courses in May

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It’s never too late to learn. EdX has started new online courses in May, including another round of their super popular superhero course, The Rise of Superheroes and Their Impact On Pop Culture. This course includes superhero creator Stan Lee and award-winning executive producer Michael Uslan as instructors. And if you choose the certificate track, your verified certificate will feature original artwork along with the signatures of both these legends of the comics industry!

If superheroes are not your passion, how about flying robots, mobile apps, or cyber technology? Check out these courses Edx is offering in May, and don’t worry if you’re late—there’s still time to join!

1. The Rise of Superheroes and Their Impact On Pop Culture: May 5
Do you know when the superhero genre arose and how our society has both embraced and rejected them at different times? You will when you’re done with this course from the Smithsonian and a few special guests!

2. Autonomous Navigation for Flying Robots: May 5
Does a quadcopter really need you to fly it? Explore the possibilities in this course for computer science and engineering aficionados.

3. Programming in Scratch: May 5
Get started with the basics of programming at any age with Scratch!

4. The Engineering Structures Around Us: May 5
Look around—engineering is everywhere! Whether it’s in nature, in furniture, or in industry, the basic concepts of how structures work are all them same. Explore engineering concepts in this hands-on course.

5. Making Sense of News: May 19
24/7 news cycles and social media accessibility lead to a bombardment of “news.” Join this course to learn how you can sort it all out and become a savvy news consumer.

6. Cyberwar, Surveillance and Security: May 21
Take this course and you’ll be able armed with the knowledge to take part in the national debate about privacy, cyber security, and freedom vs. safety.

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