Here are the ten most popular new MOOCs starting in August, based on Class Central users’ activity.
Blockchain and FinTech: Basics, Applications, and Limitations The University of Hong Kong via edX
Understand the design rationale of blockchain technology, its emerging platforms and applications and uncover the limitations and the opportunities enabled by blockchain applications, particularly as it relates to finance.
Digital Technology and Innovation Indiana University via edX
Look at digital technology and innovation from the perspective of a chief information officer (CIO). Learn about Agile frameworks, cybersecurity and risk management, IT investments, and vendor management.
Cannabis, Mental Health, and Brain Disorders University of Colorado Boulder via Coursera
This Cannabis, Mental Health, and Brain Disorders course is designed to have you think critically about the health effects of cannabis in the context of several mental health and neurocognitive disorders. You’ll be able to identify key features of several anxiety disorders (e.g., panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, PTSD), major depression, schizophrenia, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, and Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease.
Natural Language Processing in TensorFlow deeplearning.ai via Coursera In Course 3 of the deeplearning.ai TensorFlow Specialization, you will build natural language processing systems using TensorFlow. You will learn to process text, including tokenizing and representing sentences as vectors, so that they can be input to a neural network. You’ll also learn to apply RNNs, GRUs, and LSTMs in TensorFlow. Finally, you’ll get to train an LSTM on existing text to create original poetry!
Data Analytics and Visualization in Health Care Rochester Institute of Technology via edX
Learn best practices in data analytics, informatics, and visualization to gain literacy in data-driven, strategic imperatives that affect all facets of health care.
The Future of Work: Preparing for Disruption The World Bank via edX
Only MOOC to explore the 2019 World Development Report (WDR) and workforce of the future. Learn how A.I., automation, advanced technologies and new businesses are changing the world.
Cybersecurity for Identity Protection EIT Digital via Coursera
This course empowers students, professionals and wider community to deal with cybersecurity attacks and risks focused on identity management. It is provided a practical overview of challenging issues like identity credentials management and security, e-mail threats and web impersonation, or web hacking.
Graphic Elements of Design: Color Theory and Image Formats University of Colorado Boulder via Coursera
Examining and exploring the various types of images and graphic elements will be the focus of this course. We will start with color theory to distinguish between CMYK, Pantone and RGB color options and their usages.
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