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MOOC Course Report: October 2014

Dhawal Shah

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.

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Ten most popular MOOCs starting in October 2014.

Art & Design (13)

ENG112x: Shakespeare: On the Page and in Performance
Oct 1st | EdX
Romanticism on the piano: Johannes Brahms
Oct 6th | Miríada X
Survey of Music Technology
Oct 6th | Coursera
Introduction to Music Production
Oct 13th | Coursera
Developing Your Musicianship
Oct 13th | Coursera
Jazz Improvisation
Oct 13th | Coursera
Songwriting
Oct 13th | Coursera
Introduction to Guitar
Oct 13th | Coursera
AC100: المدينة العربية المعاصرة
Oct 13th | Edraak
New World, New Map: GPS for Today’s Music Industry
Oct 15th | Coursera
DDA691x: Delft Design Approach
Oct 22nd | EdX
11.126x: Introduction to Game Design 
Oct 22nd | EdX
The Beauty of Kunqu Opera | 崑曲之美
Oct 31st | 13 weeks long | Coursera

Humanities (48)

JPAL101x: Evaluating Social Programs
Oct 1st | EdX
Conciliation travail-famille : défis et solutions
Oct 1st | Others
Introduction à l’histoire politique du Québec
Oct 1st | Others
GUIX-501-01x: Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Oct 1st | EdX
Auf Deutsch: Communicating in German Across Cultures 
Oct 6th | Coursera
How to Succeed at: Writing Applications
Oct 6th | FutureLearn
Giving 2.0: The MOOC
Oct 6th | Coursera
Securing Digital Democracy
Oct 6th | Coursera
Practicing Tolerance in a Religious Society: The Church and the Jews in Italy
Oct 6th | Coursera
Die Welt der Hanse
Oct 6th | iversity
Human Nature in Film: Topics in Philosophy
Oct 6th | Canvas.net
Latino Popular Culture for the Clueless
Oct 6th | Coursera
Søren Kierkegaard – Subjectivity, Irony and the Crisis of Modernity
Oct 6th | Coursera
Fantasy and Science Fiction: The Human Mind, Our Modern World
Oct 6th | Coursera
Egiptología (Egyptology)
Oct 6th | Coursera
Democracia y decisiones públicas. Introducción al análisis de políticas públicas
Oct 6th | Coursera
INFX523-02x: Globalization’s Winners and Losers: Challenges for Developed and Developing Countries 
Oct 7th | EdX
Truth, Trust, Tribes & Trial: Marketing with dignity at the base of the pyramid
Oct 8th | +Acumen
00690242_2x: TsinghuaX Historical Relic Treasures and Cultural China: Part 2
Oct 8th | EdX
HUM2.3x: The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours (Hours 12-15): Cult of Heroes
Oct 8th | EdX
SW12.8x: China (Part 8): Creating Modern China: The Birth of a Nation
Oct 9th | EdX
70167012x: Human Factors and Culture in Design
Oct 10th | EdX
The American South: Its Stories, Music, and Art
Oct 13th | Coursera
World War 1: Paris 1919 – A New World Order?
Oct 13th | FutureLearn
China300x: Chinese Thought: Ancient Wisdom Meets Modern Science
Oct 14th | EdX
Political Philosophy: An Introduction
Oct 14th | iversity
Governance and Policy Advice: How political decisions come to life
Oct 14th | iversity
Human-Centered Design
Oct 14th | NovoED
Surveillance Law
Oct 14th | Coursera
HUMX421-01x: The Divine Comedy: Dante’s Journey to Freedom, Part 1 
Oct 15th | EdX
Football: More Than A Game
Oct 20th | FutureLearn
Philosophy and the Sciences
Oct 20th | Coursera
Responding to 9/11: Counterterrorism Policy in the 21st Century
Oct 20th | Coursera
L’avenir de la décision : connaître et agir en complexité
Oct 20th | Coursera
The Changing Global Order
Oct 20th | Coursera
World War 1: Aviation Comes of Age
Oct 20th | FutureLearn
History of Boston
Oct 20th | Canvas.net
https://iversity.org/courses/orientierung-geschichte
Oct 20th | iversity
HIST1514x: American Capitalism: A History 
Oct 21st | EdX
HUM2.4x : The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours (Hours 16-21): The Hero in Tragedy
Oct 22nd | EdX
AmPoX.2: Poetry in America: Nature and Nation, 1700-1850 
Oct 22nd | EdX
Global History Lab, Part 2
Oct 26th | NovoED
The Fall and Rise of Jerusalem
Oct 26th | Coursera
Start writing fiction
Oct 27th | FutureLearn
Advertising and Society
Oct 27th | Coursera
World War 1: Changing Faces of Heroism
Oct 27th | FutureLearn
Understanding World Religions: An Occupational Approach
Oct 27th | Canvas.net
紅樓夢二──母神崇拜(The Red Chamber Dream 2)
Coursera

Engineering (11)

Audio Signal Processing for Music Applications
Oct 1st | Coursera
Optique non-linéaire
Oct 6th | Coursera
Robots y Videojuegos en las aulas: Scratch y Arduino para profesores
Oct 7th | Miríada X
Wind, Waves and Tides: Alternative Energy Systems
Oct 12th | Coursera
GPS: An Introduction to Satellite Navigation, with an interactive Worldwide Laboratory using Smartphones
Oct 13th | Coursera
Vehicle Dynamics III: Vertical oscillations
Oct 14th | iversity
Design: Creation of Artifacts in Society
Oct 20th | Coursera
MOOC@TU9. Discover Excellence in Engineering and the Natural Sciences – Made in Germany
Oct 20th | Others
Introduction to Electronics
Oct 20th | Coursera
Advanced Engineering Systems in Motion: Dynamics of Three Dimensional (3D) Motion
Oct 27th | Coursera
TBP01x: Technology for Biobased Products 
Oct 27th | EdX

Computer Science (43)

6.832x: Underactuated Robotics
Oct 1st | EdX
Desarrollo en HTML5, CSS y Javascript de WebApps, incluyendo móviles FirefoxOS
Oct 1st | Miríada X
Programming Languages
Oct 2nd | Coursera
Data to Insight: An Introduction to Data Analysis
Oct 6th | FutureLearn
532001x: 程序设计基础 | Fundamentals of Programming 
Oct 6th | EdX
Web science: how the web is changing the world
Oct 6th | FutureLearn
Internet History, Technology, and Security
Oct 6th | Coursera
Programming for Everybody (Python)
Oct 6th | Coursera
CS184.1x: Foundations of Computer Graphics
Oct 6th | EdX
The Data Scientist’s Toolbox
Oct 6th | Coursera
R Programming
Oct 6th | Coursera
Getting and Cleaning Data
Oct 6th | Coursera
Exploratory Data Analysis
Oct 6th | Coursera
Reproducible Research
Oct 6th | Coursera
Statistical Inference
Oct 6th | Coursera
Regression Models
Oct 6th | Coursera
Practical Machine Learning
Oct 6th | Coursera
Developing Data Products
Oct 6th | Coursera
Next Steps in Software Development on SAP HANA
Oct 7th | openSAP
医学图像处理技术 Medical Image Analysis
Oct 8th | Coursera
Algorithms: Design and Analysis, Part 1
Oct 13th | Coursera
Introduction to Cyber Security
Oct 13th | FutureLearn
Algorithmen und Datenstrukturen
Oct 14th | iversity
M101J: MongoDB for Java Developers
Oct 14th | MongoDB University
FP101x: Introduction to Functional Programming
Oct 15th | EdX
Sociology of the Web: Civilization 2.0 and Collective Intelligence
Oct 16th | IONIS
Begin programming: build your first mobile game
Oct 20th | FutureLearn
LINK5.10x: Data, Analytics and Learning 
Oct 20th | EdX
Creative, Serious and Playful Science of Android Apps
Oct 20th | Coursera
Pensamiento algorítmico
Oct 20th | Coursera
Software Security 
Oct 20th | Coursera
Bioinformatics Algorithms (Part 1) 
Oct 20th | Coursera
Data Science en Agricultura
Oct 20th | Canvas.net
CS169.1x: Engineering Software as a Service
Oct 21st | EdX
6.00.2x: Introduction to Computational Thinking and Data Science 
Oct 21st | EdX
M101JS: MongoDB for Node.js Developers
Oct 21st | MongoDB University
Introduction à la programmation orientée objet (en Java)
Oct 24th | Coursera
Introduction to Internetworking with TCP/IP
Oct 27th | openHPI
Comprendre les Microcontrôleurs
Oct 27th | Coursera
Villes africaines: une introduction à la planification urbaine / African cities : an introduction to urban planning
Oct 27th | Coursera
Conception et mise en œuvre d’algorithmes.
Oct 27th | Coursera
人工智慧(Artificial Intelligence)
Oct 29th | Coursera
Algorithms, Part II
Oct 31st | Coursera

Health & Medicine (24)

Childbirth: A Global Perspective
Oct 1st | Coursera
Medical Education in the New Millennium
Oct 1st | Stanford OpenEdx
KIGlobalHx: An Introduction to Global Health
EdX
CHEM181x: Food for Thought
Oct 1st | EdX
Drug Discovery, Development & Commercialization 
Oct 3rd | Coursera
Introduction to Cataract Surgery
Oct 6th | Coursera
D002: Representations of HIV/AIDS
Oct 6th | EdX
Teaching and Assessing Clinical Skills
Oct 6th | Coursera
Health and Wellness 101: Everyday Small Changes
Oct 6th | Canvas.net
关爱生命–实用急救和自救技能
Oct 8th | Coursera
Planning & Design of Sanitation Systems and Technologies 
Oct 13th | Coursera
Discover dentistry
Oct 13th | FutureLearn
D001x: Medicinal Chemistry: The Molecular Basis of Drug Discovery 
Oct 13th | EdX
Understanding Dementia
Oct 13th | Others
Abortion: Quality Care and Public Health Implications
Oct 13th | Coursera
Take the Lead on Healthcare Quality Improvement
Oct 15th | Coursera
Health Literacy and Communication for Health Professionals
Oct 19th | Coursera
The Challenges of Global Health
Oct 20th | Coursera
Training and Learning Programs for Volunteer Community Health Workers
Oct 20th | Coursera
BIOC372.2x: Fundamentals of Immunology, Part 2 
Oct 20th | EdX
Dynamics of Worksite Wellness Evaluation & ROI
Oct 20th | Canvas.net
Liver Disease: Looking After Your Liver
Oct 27th | FutureLearn
Data Management for Clinical Research
Oct 27th | Coursera
Statistical Reasoning for Public Health: Estimation, Inference, & Interpretation
Oct 27th | Coursera

Education & Teaching (25)

Supporting English Language Learners under New Standards
Oct 1st | Others
Supporting English Language Learners under New Standards
Oct 1st | NovoED
Constructive Classroom Conversations: Mastering Language for College and Career Readiness (Secondary)
Oct 1st | NovoED
Constructive Classroom Conversations: Mastering Language for College and Career Readiness (Elementary)
Oct 1st | NovoED
Supporting children with difficulties in reading and writing
Oct 1st | Coursera
Digital Badge: Rockets to the Rescue!
Oct 1st | Canvas.net
Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects
Oct 3rd | Coursera
Coaching Teachers: Promoting Changes that Stick 
Oct 3rd | Coursera
Instructional Methods in Health Professions Education
Oct 6th | Coursera
Teachers Without Borders: Educating Girls
Oct 6th | Canvas.net
An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching
Oct 6th | Coursera
Learning Differences
Oct 6th | MOOC-ED
Teaching Statistical Thinking: Part 1 Descriptive Statistics
Oct 6th | Coursera
A beginners’ guide to writing in English for university study
Oct 6th | FutureLearn
Five Habits of Highly Creative Teachers
Oct 7th | Canvas.net
11.132x: Design and Development of Educational Technology 
Oct 8th | EdX
Preparing for Uni
Oct 13th | FutureLearn
Foundations of Teaching for Learning 2: Being a Teacher
Oct 20th | Coursera
Common Core in Action: Literacy in the Content Areas- Exploring Literacy Design Collaborative Template Tasks
Oct 20th | Coursera
Common Core in Action: Math Classroom Challenges- Using Formative Assessment to Guide Instruction
Oct 20th | Coursera
Getting Started with MinecraftEDU
Oct 20th | Canvas.net
Networked Scholars
Oct 20th | Canvas.net
BA_104: مهارات مقابلة العمل
Oct 26th | Edraak
Foundations of Teaching for Learning 5: Planning for Teaching and Learning
Oct 27th | Coursera
Get Organized: How to be a Together Teacher
Oct 29th | Coursera

Mathematics and Stats (6)

Estadística para investigadores: Todo lo que siempre quiso saber
Oct 1st | Miríada X
Linear and Integer Programming
Oct 6th | Coursera
Mathematik Online-Kurs – Mathematisch denken!
Oct 13th | iversity
60240013x: Combinatorial Mathematics 
Oct 16th | EdX
Основы комбинаторики (Introduction to combinatorics)
Coursera
Analytic Combinatorics
Oct 31st | Coursera

Social Sciences (16)

ESRx: Energy Subsidy Reform
Oct 1st | EdX
Game Theory
Oct 5th | Coursera
BE101x: Behavioural Economics in Action
Oct 6th | EdX
Model Thinking
Oct 6th | Coursera
Social Network Analysis
Oct 6th | Coursera
The Power of Macroeconomics: Economic Principles in the Real World
Oct 6th | Coursera
The Power of Microeconomics: Economic Principles in the Real World
Oct 6th | Coursera
Measuring Causal Effects in the Social Sciences
Oct 6th | 9 weeks long | Coursera
Questionnaire Design for Social Surveys
Oct 6th | Coursera
The Mind is Flat: the Shocking Shallowness of Human Psychology
Oct 13th | FutureLearn
Einführung in das Rechnungswesen
Oct 14th | iversity
Einführung in die Betriebswirtschaftslehre
Oct 14th | iversity
Microeconomics Principles
Oct 20th | Coursera
Crime101x: The Psychology of Criminal Justice 
Oct 21st | EdX
DSAx: Debt Sustainability Analysis
Oct 22nd | EdX
Manejo de la ansiedad ante exámenes y exposiciones orales
Miríada X

Business & Management (37)

Estrategia: En vez de competir, innove
Oct 1st | NovoED
https://novoed.com/liderazgo-real
Oct 1st | NovoED
Estrategia Avanzada para Emprendedores
Miríada X
Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies
Oct 3rd | Coursera
Managing Fashion and Luxury Companies
Oct 3rd | Coursera
Better Leader, Richer Life
Oct 5th | Coursera
Introduction to Finance
Oct 6th | Coursera
Preparación para la Búsqueda de Empleo
Oct 6th | Telescopio
Foundations of Business Strategy
Oct 6th | Coursera
Understanding Media by Understanding Google
Oct 6th | Coursera
Managing Your Time, Money, and Career: MBA Insights for Undergraduates
Oct 6th | Coursera
Successful Negotiation: Essential Strategies and Skills
Oct 6th | Coursera
What’s Your Big Idea?
Oct 6th | Coursera
Copyright Clarity
Oct 6th | Canvas.net
Solution and Innovation Skills
Oct 8th | Others
DQ 101: Introduction to Decision Quality
Oct 9th | NovoED
80512073x: Financial Analysis and Decision Making
Oct 10th | EdX
Power Onboarding
Oct 12th | Coursera
Digital Marketing: Challenges and Insights
Oct 13th | FutureLearn
Stocks and Bonds: Risks and Returns
Oct 13th | Stanford OpenEdx
BC100: Business Communication
Oct 13th | Edraak
An Introduction to Marketing
Oct 14th | Coursera
GestCamb101 – Gestire il cambiamento
Oct 15th | Polimi OPEN KNOWLEDGE
Introduction to the Natural Capital Project Approach
Oct 15th | Stanford OpenEdx
Innovation and enterprise
Oct 20th | FutureLearn
The secret power of brands
Oct 20th | FutureLearn
Innovation and enterprise
Oct 20th | FutureLearn
Grow to Greatness: Smart Growth for Private Businesses, Part I
Oct 20th | Coursera
Changemaker MOOC – Social Entrepreneurship
Oct 20th | iversity
Fundamentals of Global Energy Business
Oct 20th | Coursera
Continuidad y desarrollo de la empresa familiar
Oct 20th | Coursera
Employability Skills for Industry
Oct 20th | Canvas.net
Negotiation: Navigating Professional and Personal Interactions
Oct 20th | Canvas.net
How to read your boss
Oct 27th | FutureLearn
An Introduction to Consumer Neuroscience & Neuromarketing 
Oct 27th | Coursera
On Strategy : What Managers Can Learn from Philosophy
Oct 28th | Coursera
SW47.1x: Entrepreneurship and Healthcare in Emerging Economies 
Oct 30th | EdX

Science (30)

Bioinformatics: Introduction and Methods 生物信息学: 导论与方法
Oct 2nd | Coursera
Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds: Maritime Archaeology
Oct 6th | FutureLearn
Gut Check: Exploring Your Microbiome
Oct 6th | Coursera
PHYS201x: Waves & Optics
Oct 6th | EdX
Introduction to Thermodynamics: Transferring Energy from Here to There
Oct 6th | Coursera
PHYS-209x: Introduction à l’astrophysique 
Oct 13th | EdX
The Brain and Space
Oct 13th | Coursera
AdvBIOx: AP® Biology
Oct 13th | EdX
Wheels of Metals: Urban Mining for a Circular Economy
Oct 13th | Coursera
Analyzing the Universe
Oct 14th | Coursera
Climate Change Science and Negotiations
Oct 14th | Others
ANU-ASTRO3x: The Violent Universe 
Oct 14th | EdX
The Fascination of Crystals and Symmetry
Oct 14th | iversity
Water: The Essential Resource
Oct 15th | Coursera
Energy103: Energy-The Technology You Must Know in the 21st Century | 能源─21世紀你必須了解的科技! 
Oct 20th | EdX
Emergence of Life
Oct 20th | Coursera
Exploring the Cell
Oct 20th | Canvas.net
Basic Genetics
Oct 20th | Canvas.net
Water201x: Blue is the New Green 
Oct 22nd | EdX
Useful Genetics Part 2
Oct 24th | Coursera
What a Plant Knows (and other things you didn’t know about plants)
Oct 26th | Coursera
BIO465X: Neuronal Dynamics – Computational Neuroscience of Single Neurons 
Oct 27th | EdX
Exploring our oceans
Oct 27th | FutureLearn
AdvENVSCIxx: AP* Environmental Science
Oct 27th | EdX
AdvPHY2x: AP® Physics 2
Oct 27th | EdX
Experimental Methods in Systems Biology
Oct 27th | Coursera
Volcanic Eruptions: a material science.
Coursera
CTB3365DWx: Introduction to Drinking Water Treatment 
Oct 28th | EdX
Электричество и магнетизм. Часть 2 (Electricity and Magnetism. Part 2)
Coursera
ASTR105x: Alien Worlds: The Science of Exoplanet Discovery and Characterization
Oct 31st | EdX

MOOC Course Report October 2014

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      mgozaydin

      Very good indeed:
      If you write the name of the university providing the course it would be nice.
      How about also how long it last. 4 weeks , 10 weeks what ?

      Reply

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