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Ten Most Popular MOOCs Starting in October 2017

The best new free online courses starting in October 2017

Network Protocols and Architecture
Cisco via Coursera
In this course, you will examine the principles of network communication, how networks are designed and what specifically is being sent and received by different devices when we send pictures, text messages, video or any other data across the network. What exactly is sent and how is it sent are the questions that will be answered in this course.
25th Sep, 2017

Converting Challenges into Opportunities
University of California, San Diego via Coursera
In a very competitive workplace, demonstrating your ability to turn challenges into opportunities is an important to way stand out to hiring managers and to your existing management/leadership.
16th Oct, 2017

UX Research at Scale: Analytics and Online Experiments
University of Michigan via edX
On this course, designed specially for healthcare professionals, get an introduction to current evidence surrounding the impact of nutrition and foods on development and treatment of chronic low-grade inflammation, and potential subsequent disease development
24th Oct, 2017

The Science and Practice of Yoga
University of Texas Arlington via edX
Learn to practice yoga on and off the mat and bring mindfulness into your everyday life.
16th Oct, 2017

Web Security Fundamentals
KU Leuven University via edX
This course is imperative for understanding the fundamental security principles of the web. The course provides an overview of the most common attacks, and illustrates fundamental countermeasures that every web application should implement. In essence, this course offers you the knowledge and skills to build better and more secure applications.
3rd Oct, 2017

Hispanic Culture Through Film
Purdue University via FutureLearn
This online course will explore Hispanic culture through the work of three iconic Hispanic film directors: Luis Buñuel, Pedro Almodóvar and Guillermo del Toro.
30th Oct, 2017

Philosophy, Science and Religion: Philosophy and Religion
University of Edinburgh via Coursera
Philosophy, Science and Religion mark three of the most fundamental modes of thinking about the world and our place in it. Are these modes incompatible?
25th Sep, 2017

Introduction to TCP/IP
Yonsei University via Coursera
In this course ‘Introduction to TCP/IP,’ you will learn the operational functions of Internet technologies (which include IPv4, IPv6, TCP, UDP, addressing, routing, domain names, etc.) and your PC/laptop’s security and gateway Internet setup and basic principles. In addition, through a simple Wireshark experiment, you will see the TCP/IP packets and security systems in action that are serving your PC/laptop, that serves you.
25th Sep, 2017

Statistics and Probability in Data Science using Python
University of California, San Diego via edX
Using Python, learn statistical and probabilistic approaches to understand and gain insights from data.
25th Oct, 2017

The Spain of Don Quixote
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid via edX
This MOOC focuses on Spanish history between the Renaissance and Baroque periods—a time when the Spanish culture set the tone in the Western world.
3rd Oct, 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 2.0M times to MOOC Tracker). Learn more about MOOC Tracker. Courses that have been offered before are not included in this list.

Update 2017-10-08: An earlier version of the article had FutureLearn and Monash University’s Food as Medicine: Food and Inflammation in the Top 10. Unfortunately this course is a paid course and has been replaced with The Spain of Don Quixote.

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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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