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Ten most popular MOOCs starting in August 2014

Ten most popular MOOCs based on users interests starting in August 2014.

LFS101x : Introduction to Linux
Develop a good working knowledge of Linux using both the graphical interface and command line, covering the major Linux distribution families.
Aug 1st | EdX

Web Application Architectures
Learn how to build and deploy modern web application architectures – applications that run over the Internet, in the “cloud,” using a browser as the user interface.
Aug 11th | Coursera

Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects
Whether you are an outstanding or a struggling student, “Learning How to Learn” will give you powerful mental tools that will help you learn more effectively in tough-to-master subjects. You will discover practical, immediately useful insights that will help you to more deeply master your studies.
Aug 1st | Coursera

Algorithmic Thinking
Experienced Computer Scientists analyze and solve computational problems at a level of abstraction that is beyond that of any particular programming language. This class is designed to train students in the mathematical concepts and process of “Algorithmic Thinking”, allowing them to build simpler, more efficient solutions to computational problems.
Aug 25th | Coursera

Introduction to Forensic Science
Understand how basic scientific principles underpin forensic science and can contribute to solving criminal cases.
Aug 11th | Coursera

Personal & Family Financial Planning
Personal and Family Financial Planning will address many critical personal financial management topics in order to help you learn prudent habits both while in school and throughout your lifetime.
Aug 20th | Coursera

BIOC372.1x: Fundamentals of Immunology, Part 1
Learn about your body’s defenses against disease: how it can identify threats and coordinate counterattacks.
Aug 18th | EdX

Understanding Violence
Violence is among the top three leading causes of injury and death in the US and globally. We will focus on different disciplinary approaches and perspectives to understanding and potentially preventing violence.
Aug 18th | Coursera

Chemistry of Beer
This course covers the process of brewing from grain to final bottle product and the chemical and biochemical process involved in each step. Students will be required to utilize previous knowledge in General and Organic chemistry to understand: analytical techniques in brewing, chemistry of the ingredients and products, and the molecules involved in the biochemical processes.
Aug 18th | Janux

Human Trafficking
Did you know that human trafficking is a form of modern day slavery? Slavery has been around since the beginning of civilization and still persists across our world today. As a human rights issue, it is important to increase awareness as a starting point down the journey toward freedom for all.
Aug 20th | Coursera

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Note: Courses that have been offered multiple times before are not included in this list

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