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10 Most Popular MOOCs Starting in January 2020

The ten most popular free online university courses and MOOCS starting in January.

Here are the ten most popular new MOOCs starting in January, based on Class Central learners’ activity.

Artificial Intelligence: Distinguishing Between Fact and Fiction
Coventry University via FutureLearn
How well do you understand artificial intelligence (AI)? Explore how to separate the reality from the hype on this course.

Communicating with Diverse Audiences
University Of Surrey via FutureLearn
Explore how language and culture influence communication and improve your cross-cultural relationships at work.

Sustainable Building Design
Massachusetts Institute of Technology via edX
Learn and explore key scientific principles, technologies, and analysis techniques for designing comfortable indoor environments while reducing energy use and associated climate change effects.

Communicating and Negotiating in a Dynamic Global World
Arizona State University via edX
Within this course, you will learn how to better understand and master strategies for interpersonal encounters, including conflict resolution, in multicultural environments. You will also learn how to improve your global mindset and negotiation skills.

Project Management: Beyond the Basics
The Open University via FutureLearn
Build your existing project management knowledge and develop the skills to manage teams and deliver effective projects.

Desertification: Problems and Solutions
Purdue University via FutureLearn
What happens when fertile earth degrades? Discover the complex problem of desertification and consider potential solutions.

Enterprise Selling
Smith School of Business via edX
Learn essential concepts to align marketing and sales strategies, find and qualify customers, and conduct sales conversations.

Circular Fashion: Art, Design and Science in a Sustainable Clothing Industry
Wageningen University via edX
The fundamentals of circular fashion unraveled, learn about circularity in all steps of the fashion value chain. From new textile materials and circular design all the way to business modelling.

Procedural Modelling
National University of Singapore via edX
This course will focus on the fundamentals of procedural programming in 3D. You’ll learn to write computational procedures using data structures and control-flow statements to automate the production of geometric models.

Smart Grids: The Basics
Delft University of Technology via edX
Understand the basics of smart grids. Learn about their heterogeneity, dynamics, control, and about security and assessment strategies.

Creative Thinking: Techniques and Tools for Success
Imperial College London via Coursera
This course will equip you with a ‘tool-box’, introducing you to a selection of behaviours and techniques that will augment your innate creativity.

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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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