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Ten Most Popular MOOCs Starting in March 2017

Dhawal Shah

Ten Most Popular - March 2017

Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies
Harvard University via edX
Explore how entrepreneurship and innovation tackle complex social problems in emerging economies.

The Opioid Crisis in America
Harvard University via edX

Learn about the opioid epidemic in the United States, including information about treatment and recovery from opioid addiction.

Becoming Career Smart: How to Sell Yourself
Deakin University via FutureLearn
Thinking about your next career steps? Identify your key strengths and skills, and learn how to sell them and yourself.

The Science of Religion
The University of British Columbia via edX

What is religion? Are we wired to believe? Does science have the answers? Join us on a journey to the origins of religion and spirituality.

Speaking to persuade: Motivating audiences with solid arguments and moving language
University of Washington via Coursera
By the end of this course, you should be able to design persuasive speeches that address problems and solutions and that motivate audience members. You should be able to use rhetorical style strategically and deliver passionate and compelling speeches. Learners will record speeches, providing and receiving peer feedback.

Technical Writing
Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology via Coursera
The course develops technical writing skills necessary to communicate information gained through a process of technical or experimental work. The course highlights the factors that determine the degree of technicality of the language and concepts involved. You will learn how to write different technical reports, e.g., laboratory reports, research reports, design and feasibility reports, progress reports, consulting reports, etc. The course also approaches several language, structure, style, and content issues that you can encounter while reporting the results of your research.

Rome: a Virtual Tour of the Ancient City
University of Reading via FutureLearn

Explore the architecture and history of Rome, walking around a 3D digital model of the ancient city, with this free online course.

International Humanitarian Law
Université catholique de Louvain via edX
Learn how international law regulates armed conflicts, protects individuals in wartime, including terrorism, and guarantees minimum compliance.

Innovating Instruction: Reimagining Teaching with Technology
Columbia University via edX
This interactive MOOC is designed to prepare K-12 educators to integrate technology through the use of a design-based process.

Cybersecurity Fundamentals
Rochester Institute of Technology via edX
Learn cybersecurity fundamentals, including how to detect threats, protect systems and networks, and anticipate potential cyber attacks.

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 1.3M times to MOOC Tracker). Learn more about MOOC Tracker. Courses that have been offered before are not included in this list.