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25 Most Popular Online Courses Starting in November 2022

The 25 most popular free online university courses and MOOCs starting in November 2022.

Most Popular Courses

Here are the 25 most popular free online university courses and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) starting in November 2022, based on Class Central learners’ activity.

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Most Popular Courses

The Nature of Genius
Yale University via Coursera
Today “genius” is all around us. Celebrities, athletes, child prodigies, even your local Apple employees, all are referred to as geniuses. But are they? And if not these individuals then who? In this course, Henry L. and Lucy G. Moses Professor of Music Emeritus and author of The Hidden Habits of Genius, Craig Wright, will begin by giving you his definition and prerequisites for true genius and challenge you to come up with your own.

Animal Behaviour in Conservation
Wageningen University via edX
How can we coexist with wildlife in our rapidly changing human-dominated world? Equip yourself with the skills to assess human-caused impact on diverse species. Learn to apply behavioural principles to design more effective conservation actions.

Introduction to Academic Writing
O.P. Jindal Global University via Coursera
By the end of this course, you will gain an in-depth understanding of reading and writing as essential skills to conduct robust and critical research. This course introduces you to critical reading and writing skills within the conventions of academic writing.

Computer Vision for Embedded Systems
Purdue University via edX
Learn about constraints and reducing resource requirements for computer vision on embedded systems.

Principles of UI/UX Design
Meta via Coursera
Learn the fundamentals of User Experience (UX) research and design. You’ll learn how UX insights relate to design decisions and how accessibility affects users. You’ll get a brief tour in modern User Interface (UI) design, learn the basics of Figma, and understand the importance of micro interactions.

Designing a Climate-Neutral World: Taking Action
Delft University of Technology via edX
Explore the role of national governments, municipalities, companies and the international community in climate change mitigation. Learn to set reduction targets yourself and translate them into action plans.

Introduction to Comparative Indo-European Linguistics
Leiden University via Coursera
Build your knowledge of Indo-European languages, how they changed through time, and how to reconstruct ancient languages. Every language belongs to a language family; a group of languages that are genetically related to each other. Indo-European is the name of the language family to which English belongs, along with many sub-families such as Germanic languages and Romance languages.

Product Design for Entrepreneurship
Hong Kong Polytechnic University via edX
Create your own design-driven brand, integrating knowledge of product design with entrepreneurship.

Social Determinants of Health: Vulnerable Populations
University of Minnesota via Coursera
This second of five courses focuses on how social determinants of health affects vulnerable populations. Focusing on four groups of vulnerable populations, students will examine how social determinants of health contribute to the poor health outcomes experienced by these populations.

Platform-Based Analytics
Indiana University via edX
Gain hands-on experience extracting, preparing, exploring, and analyzing data statistically and visually using features and tools native to Microsoft Excel.

Advanced Programming in Kotlin
Meta via Coursera
Get ready to expand on your Kotlin skills to create common advanced functionality that typical Android apps need. You’ll start off with lifecycle management, which will allow you to implement an app with an Activity. You’ll also practice more advanced object-oriented features of Kotlin by declaring an object in Android and implementing companion objects.

Physical and Advanced Side-Channel Attacks
Graz University of Technology via edX
In this course, we learn both about physical side-channel attacks but also about more advanced software-based side channels using prefetching and branch prediction. You will work with these attacks and understand how to mitigate them.

Structural Racism: Causes of Health Inequities in the U.S.
University of Michigan via Coursera
Racial health disparities – differences in health outcomes based on race – are rampant in the U.S. Learners in this course will be guided through examinations in order to gain a deeper understanding of why health disparities exist in the U.S. and what will be necessary to eliminate these disparities.

Introduction to Financial Analysis – The “Why?”
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign via Coursera
In this course, you will learn the foundations important to developing and implementing a financially analytic mindset. This course introduces the foundations of financial analysis, beginning with the first question: what is financial analysis?

Fundamentals of Data Analytics in the Public Sector with R
University of Michigan via Coursera
Gain a foundational understanding of key terms and concepts in public administration and public policy while learning foundational programming techniques using the R programming language. You will learn how to execute functions to load, select, filter, mutate, and summarize data frames using the tidyverse libraries with an emphasis on the dplyr package.

Diversity and Inclusion: Developing A Strategy
University of Western Australia via Coursera
In this course, you will learn that unconscious bias is often most evident in the language of job descriptions, selection criteria, and job advertisements. The words and phrases used when writing these materials can unintentionally make certain groups of people feel excluded from applying.

Introduction to Biology: Evolution
Rice University via Coursera
Evolution is one of the most interesting fields within biology, and one that’s central to a complete understanding of modern biology. We begin by tracing how Charles Darwin developed a theory of evolution by natural selection and the many ways that biologists have advanced the science of evolution since his lifetime.

People, Technology and the Future of Mobility
University of Michigan via Coursera
This course provides a lay-person’s introduction to some of the major technological innovations currently underway in the mobility space and asks learners to apply a variety of social science concepts to understand the likely social impacts of these technologies.

Introduction to Python Functions
University of Colorado Boulder via Coursera
In this course, you are going to learn and use functions predefined in Python and Python packages, you also are able to define functions as well. You will create and use functions to make your programs reusable and adaptive.

Storying the Self: How Stories Shape our Identities
University of Colorado Boulder via Coursera
Explore how artists have come to understand their identities over time, through creative media and scholarly discussions. You will connect with your own sources of creative inspiration, and revisit a major moment in your life that has shaped who you are and how you understand yourself.

Design and Conduct of Clinical Trials
Johns Hopkins University via Coursera
In this course, you’ll learn how to design and carry out clinical trials. Each design choice has implications for the quality and validity of your results. This course provides you and your team with essential skills to evaluate options, make good design choices, and implement them within your trial.

Network Security
(ISC)² via Coursera
In this course, we will look at computer networking and securing the network. We will review the basic components of a network, threats and attacks to the network, and learn how to protect them from attackers.

Understanding Diversity and Inclusion
University of Western Australia via Coursera
One of the barriers to sustained organizational effectiveness in this area has been identified as a superficial understanding of diversity and inclusion. Therefore, this course will provide you with the foundational knowledge that will assist you in developing a successful diversity and inclusion recruitment strategy.

Differential Equations – Systems of Equations
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology via Coursera
This introductory courses on (Ordinary) Differential Equations are mainly for the people, who need differential equations mostly for the practical use in their own fields. So we try to provide basic terminologies, concepts, and methods of solving various types of differential equations as well as a rudimentary but indispensable knowledge of the underlying theory and some related applications.

Introduction to Biology: Ecology
Rice University via Coursera
Ecology is all about connections. In this course, we’ll see how interdependent every living thing is and how people are impacting the natural world. Like all sciences, ecology isn’t just a list of known facts– it’s also a process. I love telling stories, and I’ve included many stories about how we’ve come to know what we know about ecology through observations and experiments.

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