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Ten Most Popular MOOCs Starting in May 2017

The best new free online courses starting in May 2017

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.
16th May, 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.
29th May, 2017

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.
24th May, 2017

Analytics in Python
Columbia University via edX
Learn the fundamental of programming in Python and develop the ability to analyze data and make data-driven decisions.
22nd May, 2017

CSS Basics
Microsoft via edX
Learn how to take your Web pages from bland to bold with the power of CSS styling.
30th May, 2017

Introduction to R for Data Science
Purdue University via FutureLearn
The emphasis of this course is on using the R platform to manage data. No prerequisites are necessary. Beginners in using R are welcome. The course serves are an introduction to the R software and lays the foundation for any learners who would like to begin studying data science and its applications.
1st May, 2017

Computer Forensics
Rochester Institute of Technology via edX
Learn the process, techniques and tools for performing a digital forensics investigation to obtain data related to computer crimes.
23rd May, 2017

UX Design: From Wireframe to Prototype
University of Michigan via edX
Learn about the UX design process by taking a UX design project from wireframes to a design specification document.
30th May, 2017

Bookkeeping for Personal and Business Accounting
The Open University via FutureLearn
Learn how to balance your books and develop the skills to manage finances in personal and business environments.
1st May, 2017

Materials Science and Engineering
National University of Science and Technology MISiS via edX
Discover the various properties and structures of materials and build a solid foundation in engineering.
9th May, 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 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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