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Ten Most Popular MOOCs Starting in April 2017

The best new free online courses and MOOCs starting in April 2017

Startup School
Y Combinator
We believe the barrier to entry for people to start a startup is still too high. We want to make it easier for people to start a company, regardless of who or where you are, so we’re starting by sharing what we’ve learned, through Startup School.
5th Apr, 2017

Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential
McMaster University via Coursera
Mindshift is designed to help boost your career and life in today’s fast-paced learning environment. Whatever your age or stage, Mindshift teaches you essentials such as how to get the most out of online learning and MOOCs, how to seek out and work with mentors, the secrets to avoiding career ruts (and catastrophes) and general ruts in life, and insights such as the value of selective ignorance over general competence.
10th Apr, 2017

The Science of Weight Loss: Dispelling Diet Myths
University of Newcastle via edX
Arm yourself with the knowledge and tools to make healthy eating decisions as you learn the science behind weight loss and dispel diet and nutrition myths.
12th Apr, 2017

Animation and CGI Motion
Columbia University via edX
Learn the science behind movie animation from the Director of Columbia’s Computer Graphics Group.
10th Apr, 2017

Applied Machine Learning in Python
University of Michigan via Coursera
This course will introduce the learner to applied machine learning, focusing more on the techniques and methods than on the statistics behind these methods. The course will start with a discussion of how machine learning is different than descriptive statistics, and introduce the scikit learn toolkit.
Apr, 2017

Columbia University via edX
Learn the core techniques for representing robots that perform physical tasks in the real world.
10th Apr, 2017

Leadership and Emotional Intelligence
Indian School of Business via Coursera
The digital age is dramatically reshaping the rules for organizational success. The new context demands renewal of your capabilities and development of different mindsets. In this course, you’ll learn the different components of emotional intelligence at work.
Apr, 2017

Introduction to German Opera
Dartmouth via edX
Want to listen to an opera for the first time? Have you been listening to opera for your entire life? This course is suited for beginners and advanced opera listeners alike! This course is an introduction to German opera, focusing on giving you the tools and experiences to become better students of opera.
11th Apr, 2017

Persuasive Communication: What Makes Messages Persuasive?
Purdue University via FutureLearn
Understand what makes message persuasive and learn how to develop more persuasive messaging for PR, marketing and advertising.
17th Apr, 2017

UX Design: From Concept to Wireframe
University of Michigan via edX
Gain first-hand experience of the UX design process as you take a UX design project from an initial sketch and develop it into a wireframe.
11th Apr, 2017

We compile this list based on how many Class Central users have added a particular course to MOOC Tracker, our watchlist feature (courses have been added more than 1.5M times to MOOC Tracker). Learn more about MOOC Tracker. Courses that have been offered before are not included in this list.

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Dhawal Shah

Dhawal is the CEO of Class Central, the most popular search engine and review site for online courses and MOOCs. He has completed over a dozen MOOCs and has written over 200 articles about the MOOC space, including contributions to TechCrunch, EdSurge, Quartz, and VentureBeat.

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