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Ten Most Popular MOOCs Starting in October 2019

The ten most popular free online university courses and MOOCS starting in October.

Here are the ten most popular new MOOCs starting in October, based on Class Central learners’ activity.

Nutrition: Eating to Live Well
Tapei Medical University via FutureLearn
Explore the importance of nutrition and learn how eating well can support humans to live longer, healthier lives.

Empowering Yourself in a Post-Truth World
State University of New York via Coursera
This course will empower you to be a reflective consumer and a creative, responsible producer of information, and to raise and share your voice in this post-truth milieu

Digital Transformation in the Classroom
Norwegian University of Science and Technology via FutureLearn
Adapt your teaching methods to the digital world and enable digital transformation in schools with this digital learning course.

Applying Data Analytics in Finance
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign via Coursera
This course introduces an overview of financial analytics. You will learn why, when, and how to apply financial analytics in real-world situations.

Introduction to Applied Machine Learning
Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute via Coursera
This course is for professionals who have heard the buzz around machine learning and want to apply machine learning to data analysis and automation. Whether finance, medicine, engineering, business or other domains, this course will introduce you to problem definition and data preparation in a machine learning project.

Science Communication and Public Engagement
EIT Food via FutureLearn
Discover the importance of public engagement in science, and learn techniques to share and raise awareness of your research.

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) for Educators
Friday Institute via MOOC-ED
Our team at the Friday Institute, along with a group of experts, researchers, and practitioners, developed this course with the goal of helping you build your own foundational understanding of how social and emotional learning (SEL) skills are essential to, and inseparable from, student learning.

Understanding Gender Inequality
University of Exeter via FutureLearn
Gender inequality is a key challenge in society. Explore its causes and consequences and consider the ways you can overcome it.

Data in Database
Arizona State University via Coursera
Big Data analytics tools are increasingly critical for providing meaningful information for making better business decisions.

Engineering Health: Introduction to Yoga and Physiology
New York University (NYU) via Coursera
This course gives you access to an exploration of physiological systems from the perspective of overall health and wellness. In particular, a focus on yoga, meditation and mindfulness as a therapeutic intervention in chronic illness and long term treatment.

We compile this list based on how many Class Central users have added a particular course to MOOC Tracker, our +Add button (courses have been added more than seven million times to MOOC Tracker). Courses that have been offered 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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