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Ten Most Popular MOOCs Starting in October 2014

Ten most popular free online courses from Coursera, edX, and FutureLearn starting in October 2014.

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.
Oct 3rd | Coursera

Start writing fiction
This hands-on course helps you to get started with your own fiction writing, focusing on the central skill of creating characters.
Oct 27th | FutureLearn

Managing Your Time, Money, and Career: MBA Insights for Undergraduates
This course provides an introduction to the concepts of time and money management along with career and life planning. This course is specifically aimed at new and incoming college students. This is not an MBA prep course.
Oct 6th | Coursera

6.00.2x: Introduction to Computational Thinking and Data Science
An introduction to using computation to understand real-world phenomena 6.00.2x is aimed at students with some prior programming experience in Python and a rudimentary knowledge of computational complexity. We have chosen to focus on breadth rather than depth. 
Oct 21st | EdX

Better Leader, Richer Life
The Total Leadership approach will help you become a better leader by having a richer life and have a richer life by becoming a better leader. Learn a practical, proven method for how to articulate your core values and vision; build trust with your most important people; and achieve “four-way wins” — improved performance at work or in school, at home with your family, in your community, and for your self (mind, body, spirit). It’s not about “work/life balance”; it’s about creating harmony among the different parts of your life as a leader in all of them.
Oct 5th | Coursera

A beginners’ guide to writing in English for university study
Learn how to use English for study at university or college and develop your writing skills, vocabulary and grammar.
Oct 6th | FutureLearn

What’s Your Big Idea?
Whether your interest lies in solving the world’s biggest problems, creating the next commercial success or addressing something closer to home, this course will give you a toolbox to vet your ideas and test them in the real world.
Oct 6th | Coursera

CHEM181x: Food for Thought
A course that offers a scientific framework for understanding food and its impact on health and society from past to present.
Oct 1st | EdX

On Strategy : What Managers Can Learn from Philosophy
In the expression “creative thinking”, the keyword is not creativity; the keyword is thinking. With the help of great philosophers, you will rediscover the art of thinking.
Oct 28th | Coursera

How to read your boss
How can we talk more effectively in the workplace? This course introduces linguistic techniques to enhance business communication.
Oct 27th | FutureLearn

Ten Most Popular MOOCS October

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

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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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