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Top 10 Most Anticipated MOOCs of 2015

Ten Most Anticipated Free Online Courses Being Offered in 2015.

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 150,000 times to MOOC Tracker). Never Miss A Course with MOOC Tracker – Learn more about it.

Ten Most Popular Courses of 2014

Buddhist Meditation and the Modern World
University of Virginia via Coursera
Introduces students to (i) the history of Buddhist contemplative traditions in India and Tibet (meditation, yoga, mindfulness, visualization, etc.), (ii) innovations in scientific research on understanding such contemplative practices, (iii) recent adaptations of such practices in multiple professional and personal areas, and (iv) the practices themselves through brief secular contemplative exercises.
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NUTR101x: Introduction to Nutrition – Food for Health
Wageningen University via edX
“You are what you eat”- learn the fundamentals of nutrition and how it can affect human health.
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Financial Analysis of Entrepreneurial Ideas
Babson Global via NovoED
This course will introduce you to some of the accounting and financial management techniques that any entrepreneur inside – or outside – an organization needs to successfully launch a new idea.
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Hardware Security
University of Maryland, College Park via Coursera
In this course, you will study security and trust from the hardware perspective. Upon completing the course, students will understand the vulnerabilities in current digital system design flow and the physical attacks to these systems. They will learn that security starts from hardware design and be familiar with the tools and skills to build secure and trusted hardware.
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Fundamentals of Management
University of California, Irvine via Coursera
Now you can acquire an in-depth understanding of the basic concepts and theories of management while exploring the manager’s operational role in all types of organizations. Gain insight into the manager’s responsibility in planning, organizing, leading, staffing and controlling within the workplace.
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Pattern Discovery in Data Mining
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign via Coursera
Learn the basic concepts of data mining and dive deep into pattern discovery methods and their applications.
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Visual Design
University of California, San Diego via Coursera
A blank canvas is full of possibility. If you have an idea for a user experience, how do you turn it into a beautiful and effective user interface? This covers covers principles of visual design so that you can effectively organize and present information with your interfaces.
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Foundations of E-Commerce
Nanyang Technological University via Coursera
Taught by the ‘World’s Best Business Educator’, as awarded by the Economist Intelligence Unit, the aim of this course is to understand issues that companies need to address when moving from being offline to online and learn how companies can craft business models where IT is embedded as an integral part of products, processes and customer interactions.
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The Art of Negotiation
University of California, Irvine via Coursera
Participants explore how current approaches to negotiation strategy and tactics are used, what negotiation entails, types of negotiation relationships that exist from hard bargain to win-win, to fully partnered relationships and personal ones.
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Algorithms, Biology, and Programming for Beginners
University of California, San Diego via Coursera
This course will cover algorithms for solving various biological problems along with a handful of programming challenges testing your ability to implement these algorithms. It offers a gentler-paced alternative to the instructors’ two other courses, Bioinformatics Algorithms (Part 1 and Part 2).
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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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  1. as mongan asoma

    Hardware Security is the one I’m tackling next.


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