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25 Most Popular Online Courses Starting in March 2023

The 25 most popular free online university courses and MOOCs starting in March 2023.

Most Popular Courses

Here are the 25 most popular free online university courses and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) starting in March 2023, based on Class Central learners’ activity.

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Connected Leadership
Yale University via Coursera
This course is designed to maximize your ability to create change at the individual, team and system levels through study, reflection, and deploying practical tools.

Introduction to 3D Modeling
University of Michigan via Coursera
On this four-week practical course from the University of Michigan, you’ll not only learn how to use the Rhino software to create your 3D models, but you’ll also gain basic design skills to help bring your imagination to life.

Teaching LGBTQ+ Health
Stanford University via Coursera
The course goals are to improve your knowledge, teaching skills, and attitudes pertaining to the provision of health care to LGBTQ+ patients.

Creating a Startup Company
University of Colorado Boulder via Coursera
The course starts by exploring entrepreneurial ecosystems and systems thinking. The Technology Adoption Life Cycle is introduced to help explain market dynamics and support developing business strategy.

Ukraine: History, Culture and Identities
University of Washington via Coursera
Explore the history, culture and society of the people of Ukraine from the Middle Ages to the present in this introductory course developed by the Ukrainian Institute, educational studio EdEra, and the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and offered on Coursera in cooperation with the University of Washington.

Foundations of Information Systems for Business
Howard University via Coursera
This course introduces business information systems. It presents essential components of data systems, how data systems are used in business, and the roles and responsibilities of people who work within information systems.

The Science of Well-Being for Teens
Yale University via Coursera
In this course, you will explore what the field of psychology teaches us about how to be happier, how to feel less stressed, and how to thrive in high school and beyond.

Modes of Science Communication
University of Colorado Boulder via Coursera
In this course, you will explore different modalities of science communication, including oral presentations, written forms of communication, technology, and artistic media, including best practices for each.

Quantum Technologies for Decision Makers
University of Queensland via edX
Quantum technology is all around yet many of us can readily be confused by the science. Our interest lies in exploring enough of the science to boost our understanding so that we can make informed decisions.

The Softer Side of Science Communication
University of Colorado Boulder via Coursera
In this course, you will continue to explore how to develop and implement evidence-based methods for science communication. Here we’ll be looking at the softer but no less important side of science communication.

Managing Customer Expectations with Jagdish Sheth
University System of Georgia via Coursera
This course, taught by Professor Jagdish Sheth, 2020 Padma Bhushan Award winner for Literature and Education, suggests shaping customer expectations is as, if not more, important than exceeding customer expectations.

Player Evaluation, Team Performance and Roster Management
State University of New York via Coursera
This course will provide students with an introduction to using specific data techniques to address key sports administrative functions in team and roster management.

Speaking to a Technical Group
University of Colorado Boulder via Coursera
Great speakers focus on voice, nonverbals, eye contact, body language, and storytelling to captivate their audiences. This course focuses on the fundamentals of excellent oral communication.

Intro to Improving the Patient Experience Through Analytics
Northeastern University via Coursera
In this course, you will have an opportunity to explore concepts and topics related to improving the patient experience and reducing pain points in healthcare processes through analytic and decision support frameworks.

Ruralization: Creating New Opportunities in Rural Areas
Delft University of Technology via edX
Analyze trends and dynamics of rural regions and learn to formulate ideas, strategies and actions to boost rural development, with a particular focus on younger generations.

Our Share: Employee Ownership as a Wealth Sharing Tool
Rutgers University via Coursera
In this course, you will learn about a well-researched tool for building a more equitable economy: “employee ownership.” You will learn what it is, how it differs from traditional business ownership models, and the forms it can take.

The Great Sustainability Transition: Global challenges, Local actions
Leiden University via Coursera
Drastic shifts are needed. Get the knowledge and skills to take local action. Learn about sustainability and staying with the environmental boundaries of our planet.

Probability & Statistics for Machine Learning & Data Science
DeepLearning.AI via Coursera
Mathematics for Machine Learning and Data science is a foundational online program created in by DeepLearning.AI and taught by Luis Serrano. This beginner-friendly program is where you’ll master the fundamental mathematics toolkit of machine learning.

Piano Scales for Modern Music
Berklee College of Music via Coursera
Scales are an essential part of musical study and are a vital part of an effective practice routine. This course will provide you with a new look at practicing and using scales to guide your musical creativity.

Data Visualization & Cloud Technologies
University of Wisconsin–Madison via edX
Learn to use data visualization and cloud technologies for business analytics.

Frontiers in Dentistry
University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
In this course, Frontiers in Dentistry, you will be able to explore some of the latest advances in the field of dental medicine.

The Web and Databases in Android
Meta via Coursera
In this course, you’ll move outside of the platform and begin working with integrations like web frameworks, tools and asynchronous programming techniques.

Black Performance as Social Protest
University of Michigan via Coursera
Black performance and social activism have been a model for protest globally. It has enriched and activated cries for justice in multiple contexts. This course will help you expand your understanding of Black performance as social protest and its active effects on performance and protest today.

A New Communication Framework for Healthcare
University of California, San Diego via Coursera
Join palliative care physician Dr. Kathryn Winters, along with the Sanford Institute’s Center for Compassionate Communication at UC San Diego Health, for this fascinating, personal and instructive lesson on how to better understand the stories involved in clinical care—both provider and patient.

Solar Energy: Photovoltaic Materials, Devices, and Modules
Delft University of Technology via edX
The growth in global PV capacity towards 100 Terawatt by 2050 requires a diverse portfolio of PV technologies. Apply the solar design rules to PV technologies and analyze them using metrics related to performance, costs, reliability and circularity.

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