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MOOC Course Report: Jan 2015

List of 273 Free Online Courses Starting in January 2015

MOOC Course Report is a monthly column published by Class Central during the first week of each month. MOOC Course report aims to provide a comprehensive list of courses starting/available in the month of publication. To receive this list via email signup for our monthly newsletter.

Self paced courses are not mentioned below and can be found over at Class Central.

Ten most popular MOOCs starting in January 2015.

Education & Teaching (32)

Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects
Jan 2nd | Coursera
Foundations of Teaching for Learning 3: Learners and Learning
Jan 5th | Coursera
1368.3x: Saving Schools: History, Politics, and Policy in U.S. Education, Mini-Course III: Accountability and National Standards
Jan 5th | edX
Shaping the Way We Teach English, 1: The Landscape of English Language Teaching
Jan 5th | Coursera
Becoming a Confident Trainer
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Early Childhood Education
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Education in a Changing World
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Teaching Adult Learners
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Teaching with Moodle: An introduction
Jan 11th | Others
Foundations of Virtual Instruction
Jan 12th | Coursera
Administration of adult and higher education
Jan 12th | Janux
Introduction to Learning Technologies
Jan 12th | Canvas.net
30 Days of TED
Jan 12th | Canvas.net
Teaching Flipped
Jan 12th | Canvas.net
Discover Your Value
Jan 12th | Canvas.net
Helping History Teachers Become Writing Teachers
Jan 12th | Canvas.net
COL101x: The Road to Selective College Admissions
Jan 13th | edX
K-12 Blended & Online Learning
Jan 13th | Coursera
Seven Essential Practices for Developing Academic Oral Language and Literacy in Every Subject
Jan 14th | NovoED
What is Character? Virtue Ethics in Education
Jan 19th | FutureLearn
A beginners’ guide to writing in English for university study
Jan 19th | FutureLearn
e-Learning Ecologies
Jan 19th | Coursera
Digital Literacies II
Jan 26th | Canvas.net
Minecraft for Educators
Jan 26th | Canvas.net
Teaching Library Research Strategies
Jan 26th | Canvas.net
Foundations of Teaching for Learning 6: Introduction to Student Assessment
Jan 26th | Coursera
Reading for Understanding: Literacy for Learning in the 21st Century
Jan 26th | Canvas.net
Supporting eLearners
Jan 26th | Canvas.net
American Education Reform: History, Policy, Practice
Jan 26th | Coursera
IndEdu200x: Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education
Jan 27th | edX
How to Succeed in College
Jan 27th | Coursera
GE001x: The Art of Teaching
Jan 30th | edX

Science (48)

Introduction to Genetics and Evolution
Jan 2nd | Coursera
Dino 101: Dinosaur Paleobiology
Jan 3rd | Coursera
In the Night Sky: Orion
Jan 5th | FutureLearn
Introduction to forensic science
Jan 5th | FutureLearn
PY1x: Preparing for the AP* Physics 1 Exam
Jan 5th | edX
Tackling the Global Food Crisis: Sustainable Agri-food Systems
Jan 5th | FutureLearn
Network Analysis in Systems Biology
Jan 5th | Coursera
Agriculture and the World We Live In
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Astronomy: Discovering the Universe
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Basic Physics
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Chemistry – Building Blocks of the World
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Climate Change
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Contemporary Issues in Ocean Governance
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Marine and Antarctic Science
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Microbiology and Forensic Science
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Water in a Thirsty World
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Forest222x: Forests and Livelihoods in Developing Countries
Jan 6th | edX
Galaxies and Cosmology
Jan 6th | Coursera
Visual Perception and the Brain
Jan 7th | Coursera
8.MechCx: Advanced Introductory Classical Mechanics
Jan 8th | edX
AdvENVSCI.2x: Preparing for the AP* Environmental Science Exam – Part 2: Populations
Jan 12th | edX
SNU034.005.1x: Introductory Physics — Part 1: Mechanics and Waves
edX
Elements of Renewable Energy
Jan 12th | FutureLearn
Climate Change: Challenges and Solutions
Jan 12th | FutureLearn
Introduction to Water
Jan 12th | Janux
Hydraulic fracturing and water resources
Jan 12th | Janux
Practical Importance of Human Evolution
Jan 12th | Janux
Astrobiology and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life
Jan 12th | Coursera
Beauty, Form & Function: An Exploration of Symmetry
Jan 12th | Coursera
Science Fiction/Science Fact: Questions and Answers (Lite)
Jan 12th | Canvas.net
AdvPHY2.2x: Preparing for the AP* Physics 2 Exam – Part 2: Electricity and Magnetism
Jan 12th | edX
7.QBWx: Quantitative Biology Workshop
Jan 13th | edX
PHYS102.1x: Electricity & Magnetism, Part 1
Jan 13th | edX
Chemistry
Jan 13th | Coursera
ATOC185x: Natural Disasters
Jan 14th | edX
PS280x: Modeling Climate Change
Jan 19th | edX
Greening the Economy: Lessons from Scandinavia
Jan 19th | Coursera
Introduction to Sustainability
Jan 19th | Coursera
Our Earth: Its Climate, History, and Processes
Jan 19th | Coursera
Statistical Molecular Thermodynamics
Jan 19th | Coursera
RA201x: Retos de la agricultura y la alimentación en el siglo XXI
Jan 20th | edX
Pathways to climate change adaptation: the case of Small Island Developing States
Jan 26th | Coursera
GFFCx: Growing our Future Food: Crops
Jan 26th | edX
Sustainable Food Production Through Livestock Health Management
Jan 26th | Coursera
The discovery of the Higgs boson
Jan 26th | FutureLearn
AdvBIO.3x: Preparing for the AP* Biology Exam – Part 3: Evolution and Diversity
Jan 26th | edX
CTB3365STx: Introduction to the Treatment of Urban Sewage
Jan 27th | edX
Agent-Based Modeling in Netlogo
Complexity Explorer

Humanities (32)

The Great Poem Series: Unbinding Prometheus
Jan 2nd | OpenLearning
Introduction to European Business Law
Jan 5th | Coursera
Chinese Language and Culture
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Indigenous Studies: Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Midwifery
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Understanding the Origins of Crime
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Writing for the Web
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
College Readiness: Reading, Writing, and Math
Jan 5th | Canvas.net
Think Again: How to Reason and Argue
Jan 5th | Coursera
UTokyo002x: Visualizing Postwar Tokyo, Part 2
edX
AmPoX.3: Poetry in America: Whitman
Jan 7th | edX
15.S23x: U.Lab: Transforming Business, Society, and Self
Jan 7th | edX
SW12.10x: China (Part 10): Greater China Today: The People’s Republic, Taiwan, and Hong Kong
Jan 8th | edX
HLS2X: ContractsX: From Trust to Promise to Contract
Jan 8th | edX
HLS1.1x: Copyright
Jan 12th | edX
America’s Unwritten Constitution
Jan 12th | Coursera
The Magna Carta and its Legacy 
Jan 12th | Coursera
Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
Jan 12th | Janux
Understanding Terrorism and the Terrorist Threat
Jan 12th | Coursera
Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience in a Changing Climate
Jan 12th | iversity
Reason and Persuasion: Thinking Through Three Dialogues By Plato
Jan 12th | Coursera
Introduction to Environmental Law and Policy
Jan 12th | Coursera
Adventures in Writing
Jan 16th | Stanford OpenEdx
Empire: The Controversies of British Imperialism
Jan 19th | FutureLearn
Shakespeare’s Hamlet: text, performance, and culture
Jan 19th | FutureLearn
Evolution and Natural Selection
Jan 19th | Canvas.net
History of the Slave South
Jan 19th | Coursera
Digging Deeper: Making Manuscripts
Jan 20th | Stanford OpenEdx
Surveillance Law
Jan 20th | Coursera
Stonehenge
Jan 21st | iversity
Archaeology of Portus: exploring the lost harbour of ancient Rome
Jan 26th | FutureLearn
Human Rights: Global & Local Protection
Jan 30th | iversity

Engineering (13)

Linear Circuits
Jan 4th | Coursera
Information Theory
Jan 5th | Coursera
Mining Engineering
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Mobile Robotics
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Aerodynamics / Hydrodynamics
Jan 12th | Others
Exploring Engineering
Jan 12th | Canvas.net
QMSE-02: Quantum Mechanics for Scientists and Engineers 2
Jan 13th | Stanford OpenEdx
Geospatial Intelligence & the Geospatial Revolution
Jan 14th | Coursera
EE210.1x: Signals and Systems, Part 1
Jan 15th | edX
Digital Signal Processing
Jan 19th | Coursera
Einführung in Computer Vision
Jan 19th | Coursera
EE40LX: Electronic Interfaces: Bridging the Physical and Digital Worlds
Jan 20th | edX
UT.6.02x: Embedded Systems – Shape The World
Jan 21st | edX

Computer Science (39)

Regression Models
Jan 5th | Coursera
Practical Machine Learning
Jan 5th | Coursera
Developing Data Products
Jan 5th | Coursera
Computational Methods for Data Analysis
Jan 5th | Coursera
Image and video processing: From Mars to Hollywood with a stop at the hospital
Jan 5th | Coursera
Getting and Cleaning Data
Jan 5th | Coursera
Exploratory Data Analysis
Jan 5th | Coursera
LFS101x.2: Introduction to Linux
Jan 5th | edX
Cryptography I
Jan 5th | Coursera
Virtual Teacher Final Project
Jan 5th | Coursera
Hardware Security
Jan 5th | Coursera
Concepts in Game Development
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
The Data Scientist’s Toolbox
Jan 5th | Coursera
R Programming
Jan 5th | Coursera
Getting and Cleaning Data
Jan 5th | Coursera
Exploratory Data Analysis
Jan 5th | Coursera
Reproducible Research
Jan 5th | Coursera
Statistical Inference
Jan 5th | Coursera
CS169.2x: Software as a Service
Jan 6th | edX
M101J: MongoDB for Java Developers
Jan 6th | MongoDB University
M102: MongoDB for DBAs
Jan 6th | MongoDB University
M202: MongoDB Advanced Deployment and Operations
Jan 6th | MongoDB University
M101JS: MongoDB for Node.js Developers
Jan 6th | MongoDB University
M101P: MongoDB for Python Developers
Jan 6th | MongoDB University
6.00.1x: Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python
Jan 7th | edX
Programming Mobile Applications for Android Handheld Systems: Part 1
Jan 7th | Coursera
Introduction to Computer Programming
Jan 12th | Janux
Power and elegance of computational thinking
Jan 12th | Janux
Artificial Intelligence Planning
Jan 12th | Coursera
Heterogeneous Parallel Programming
Jan 12th | Coursera
Information Visualization
Jan 13th | Others
Algorithms: Design and Analysis, Part 1
Jan 19th | Coursera
PH525.1x: Statistics and R for the Life Sciences
Jan 19th | edX
Usable Security
Jan 19th | Coursera
EconSec101x: Economics of Cybersecurity
Jan 20th | edX
BI 4 Platform Innovation and Implementation
Jan 21st | openSAP
Algorithms, Part I
Jan 23rd | Coursera
Analysis of Algorithms
Jan 23rd | Coursera
Introduction to Cyber Security
Jan 26th | FutureLearn

Business & Management (44)

Desarrollo rápido de productos innovadores para mercados emergentes
Jan 5th | Coursera
Technology Entrepreneurship
Jan 5th | NovoED
Innovation for Entrepreneurs: From Idea to Marketplace
Jan 5th | Coursera
New Venture Finance: Startup Funding for Entrepreneurs
Jan 5th | Coursera
Big Data for Better Performance
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Diagnosing the Financial Health of a Business
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Emergency Management
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Entrepreneurship and Family Business
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Financial Literacy
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Financial Planning
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Human Resources
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Innovation for Powerful Outcomes
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Introduction to Business in Asia
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Introduction to Enterprise Architecture
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Leadership: Identity, Influence and Power
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Negotiation and Conflict Resolutio
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Online Advertising
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Principles of Project Management
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Sports and Recreation Management
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Strategic Management
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
15.390.2x: Entrepreneurship 102: What can you do for your customer?
Jan 9th | edX
15.390.1x: Entrepreneurship 101: Who is your customer?
Jan 9th | edX
Success – Unleash yourself
Jan 11th | NovoED
Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies: The First Step in Entrepreneurship
Jan 12th | Coursera
Managing People: Engaging your Workforce
Jan 12th | FutureLearn
Make an Impact: Sustainability for Professionals
Jan 12th | FutureLearn
Grow to Greatness: Smart Growth for Private Businesses, Part II
Jan 12th | Coursera
BP111x: Business and its Environment: An Overview of Business and the Role of Finance in Business
Jan 12th | edX
Thinking Outside The Box: Creative Entrepreneurship
Jan 12th | Canvas.net
Subsistence Marketplaces
Jan 12th | Coursera
3.086: Innovation and Commercialization
Jan 13th | edX
Public Speaking – Join the Talk & Spread the Word
Jan 13th | iversity
Time to Reorganize! Understand Organizations, Act, and Build a Meaningful World.
Jan 13th | Coursera
DQ 101: Introduction to Decision Quality
Jan 14th | NovoED
Business Analysis 101
Jan 15th | iversity
Storytelling for Change
Jan 17th | NovoED
Asset Pricing, Part 1
Jan 18th | Coursera
Decision Making in a Complex and Uncertain World
Jan 19th | FutureLearn
Idea Generation Methods
Jan 21st | iversity
The Governance of Nonprofit Organizations
Jan 26th | Coursera
Gamification
Jan 26th | Coursera
El ABC del emprendimiento esbelto 
Jan 26th | Coursera
Project Management for Business Professionals
Jan 26th | Canvas.net
Contar Historias para el Cambio
Jan 27th | NovoED

Art & Design (13)

Architecture 101 – Part I: From Nothingness to Place
Jan 5th | iversity
The Art of Photography
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
World Music
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Arch402: Frank Lloyd Wright and the 20th Century
Jan 12th | EdCast
Arch403: Designing Resilient Schools
Jan 12th | EdCast
Essentials of Interior Design
Jan 12th | Canvas.net
Introduction to Classical Music
Jan 12th | Coursera
Write Like Mozart: An Introduction to Classical Music Composition
Jan 13th | Coursera
Serious Game Design and Development
Jan 13th | iversity
The Music of the Rolling Stones, 1962-1974
Jan 17th | Coursera
Introduction to Graphic Design
Jan 19th | OpenLearning
UT.8.02x: Jazz Appreciation
Jan 20th | edX
Physical Theatre: Meyerhold and Biomechanics
Jan 26th | FutureLearn

Social Sciences (13)

Managing my money
Jan 5th | FutureLearn
Becoming Human: Anthropology
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Ec1101x: Principles of Economics with Calculus
Jan 5th | edX
Foundations of Psychology
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Sociology
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Game Theory II: Advanced Applications
Jan 11th | Coursera
Introduction to Sociology
Jan 12th | Janux
Moral Foundations of Politics 
Jan 12th | Coursera
История и теория медиа (History and theory of media)
Jan 19th | Coursera
Теория игр (Game Theory)
Jan 19th | Coursera
Foundations of E-Commerce 
Jan 19th | Coursera
Сравнительная политика (Comparative Politics)
Jan 26th | Coursera
Экономика для неэкономистов (Economics for non-economists)
Jan 26th | Coursera

Health & Medicine (29)

Improving your image: dental photography in practice
Jan 5th | FutureLearn
Medical Neuroscience
Jan 5th | Coursera
Food, Nutrition & Your Health
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Introduction to Nursing in Healthcare
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
The Human Body as a Machine
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Understanding Common Diseases
Jan 5th | 4 weeks long | Open2Study
Introduction to Pharmacy
Jan 8th | Coursera
EDIVET: Do you have what it takes to be a veterinarian?
Jan 12th | Coursera
NUTR101x: Introduction to Nutrition – Food for Health
Jan 12th | edX
Introduction to Healthcare Career Exploration
Jan 12th | Canvas.net
What Matters: Understanding Mental Health
Jan 12th | Canvas.net
Deteriorating Patient: Assessment, Recognition and Management
Jan 12th | Canvas.net
Health and Wellness 101: Everyday Small Changes
Jan 12th | Canvas.net
Living with Dementia: Impact on Individuals, Caregivers, Communities and Societies
Jan 12th | Coursera
Circadian clocks: how rhythms structure life
Jan 15th | Coursera
WomensHealth: International Women’s Health & Human Rights
Jan 15th | Stanford OpenEdx
Ebola in Context: Understanding Transmission, Response and Control
Jan 19th | FutureLearn
Critical Thinking in Global Challenges
Jan 19th | Coursera
Understanding Ecology and Populations
Jan 19th | Canvas.net
An Introduction to the U.S. Food System: Perspectives from Public Health
Jan 20th | Coursera
Behavior Analysis & Therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorders
Jan 20th | Desire2Learn
Preventing Chronic Pain: A Human Systems Approach
Jan 26th | Coursera
The Challenges of Global Health
Jan 26th | Coursera
Equine Nutrition
Jan 26th | Coursera
The Land Ethic Reclaimed: Perceptive Hunting, Aldo Leopold, and Conservation
Jan 26th | Coursera
Disaster Preparedness
Jan 26th | Coursera
The brain in a non-stop round the world regatta. Chronobiology and sleep management
Jan 26th | Canvas.net
Clinical Problem Solving
Jan 26th | Coursera
Health for All Through Primary Health Care
Jan 28th | Coursera

Mathematics and Stats (10)

Mathematical Methods for Quantitative Finance
Jan 5th | Coursera
Nonlinear Dynamics 1: Geometry of Chaos
Jan 6th | Coursera
Introduction to Dynamical Systems and Chaos
Jan 15th | Complexity Explorer
Initiation à la théorie des distributions
Jan 19th | Coursera
Mathematical Biostatistics Boot Camp 2
Jan 19th | Coursera
StatLearning: Statistical Learning
Jan 19th | Stanford OpenEdx
BMN101x: Bases Matemáticas: Números y terminología
Jan 20th | edX
Statistical Reasoning for Public Health 2: Regression Methods
Jan 26th | Coursera
UT.5.02x: Linear Algebra – Foundations to Frontiers
Jan 28th | edX
Math226.1x: Introduction to Differential Equations
Jan 29th | edX

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