CoursePlex: A Listing of Online Classes from Coursera, Udacity, edX, NPTEL



A Listing of Online Classes from Coursera :


Course Name : Introduction to Sustainability Taught By: Jonathan Tomkin This course introduces the academic discipline of sustainability and explores how today’s human societies can endure in the face of global change, ecosystem degradation and resource limitations. Aug 27th 2012 8 weeks,8-10 hours/week Physical & Earth Sciences Illinois
Course Name : Model Thinking Taught By: Scott E. Page In this class, you will learn how to think with models and use them to make sense of the complex world around us. Sep 3rd 2012 10 weeks,4-8 hours/week Economics & Finance,Humanities and Social Sciences Umich
Course Name : Securing Digital Democracy Taught By: J. Alex Halderman In this course, you'll learn what every citizen should know about the security risks--and future potential — of electronic voting and Internet voting. Sep 3rd 2012 5 weeks,2-3 hours/week Information, Technology, and Design,Computer Science: Systems, Security, Networking Umich
Course Name : Statistics One Taught By: Andrew Conway Statistics One is designed to be a friendly introduction to very simple, very basic, fundamental concepts in statistics. Sep 3rd 2012 6 weeks,4-6 hours/week Statistics, Data Analysis, and Scientific Computing Princeton
Course Name : Modern & Contemporary American Poetry Taught By: Al Filreis This course is a fast-paced introduction to modern and contemporary U.S. poetry, from Dickinson and Whitman to the present. Participants (who need no prior experience with poetry) will learn how to read poems that are supposedly "difficult." Sep 10th 2012 10 weeks,5-8 hours/ week Humanities and Social Sciences Penn
Course Name : A History of the World since 1300 Taught By: Jeremy Adelman This course will examine the ways in which the world has grown more integrated yet more divided over the past 700 years. Sep 17th 2012 12 weeks,4-7 hours/week Humanities and Social Sciences Princeton
Course Name : Introduction to Mathematical Thinking Taught By: Keith Devlin Learn how to think the way mathematicians do - a powerful cognitive process developed over thousands of years. Sep 17th 2012 7 weeks,8-10 hrs/week Mathematics Http://stanford.edu/online/courses
Course Name : Networks: Friends, Money, and Bytes Taught By: Mung Chiang A course driven by 20 practical questions about wireless, web, and the Internet, about how products from companies like Apple, Google, Facebook, Netflix, Amazon, Ericsson, HP, Skype and AT&T work. Sep 17th 2012 10 weeks,8 hours/week Economics & Finance,Information, Technology, and Design,Computer Science: Systems, Security, Networking Princeton
Course Name : Functional Programming Principles in Scala Taught By: Martin Odersky Learn about functional programming, and how it can be effectively combined with object-oriented programming. Gain practice in writing clean functional code, using the Scala programming language. Sep 18th 2012 7 weeks,5-7 hours/week Computer Science: Programming & Software Engineering Epfl
Course Name : An Introduction to Operations Management Taught By: Christian Terwiesch This course will teach you how to analyze and improve business processes, be it in services or in manufacturing. You will learn how to improve productivity, how to provide more choice to customers, how to reduce response times, and how to improve quality. Sep 24th 2012 6 weeks,5-7 hrs/week Business & Management Penn
Course Name : Bioelectricity: A Quantitative Approach Taught By: Roger Coke Barr Nerves, the heart, and the brain are electrical. How do these things work? This course presents fundamental principles, described quantitatively. Sep 24th 2012 8 weeks,6-9 hours/week Physical & Earth Sciences,Biology & Life Sciences Duke
Course Name : Computing for Data Analysis Taught By: Roger D. Peng This course is about learning the fundamental computing skills necessary for effective data analysis. You will learn to program in R and to use R for reading data, writing functions, making informative graphs, and applying modern statistical methods. Sep 24th 2012 4 weeks,3-5 hours per week Statistics, Data Analysis, and Scientific Computing Jhu
Course Name : Greek and Roman Mythology Taught By: Peter Struck This course will focus on the myths of ancient Greece and Rome, as a way of exploring the nature of myth and the function it plays for individuals, societies, and nations. Sep 24th 2012 10 weeks,8-10 hours/week Humanities and Social Sciences Penn
Course Name : Human-Computer Interaction Taught By: Scott Klemmer, Associate Professor Helping you build human-centered design skills, so that you have the principles and methods to create excellent interfaces with any technology. Sep 24th 2012 9 weeks,8-10 hours/week Information, Technology, and Design,Computer Science: Programming & Software Engineering Http://stanford.edu/online/courses
Course Name : Introduction to Logic Taught By: Michael Genesereth, Associate Professor In this course, you will learn how to formalize information and reason systematically to produce logical conclusions. We will also examine logic technology and its applications - in mathematics, science, engineering, business, law, and so forth. Sep 24th 2012 7 weeks,5-7 hours/week Computer Science: Theory,Mathematics Http://stanford.edu/online/courses
Course Name : Learn to Program: The Fundamentals Taught By: Jennifer Campbell, Paul Gries Behind every mouse click and touch-screen tap, there is a computer program that makes things happen. This course introduces the fundamental building blocks of programming and teaches you how to write fun and useful programs using the Python language. Sep 24th 2012 7 weeks,6-8 hours/week Computer Science: Programming & Software Engineering Utoronto
Course Name : Mathematical Biostatistics Boot Camp Taught By: Brian Caffo This class presents the fundamental probability and statistical concepts used in elementary data analysis. It will be taught at an introductory level for students with junior or senior college-level mathematical training including a working knowledge of calculus. A small amount of linear algebra and programming are useful for the class, but not required. Sep 24th 2012 7 weeks,3-5 hours per week Statistics, Data Analysis, and Scientific Computing Jhu
Course Name : Probabilistic Graphical Models Taught By: Daphne Koller, Professor In this class, you will learn the basics of the PGM representation and how to construct them, using both human knowledge and machine learning techniques. Sep 24th 2012 11 weeks,8-10 hours/week Computer Science: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Vision Http://stanford.edu/online/courses
Course Name : Social Network Analysis Taught By: Lada Adamic This course will use social network analysis, both its theory and computational tools, to make sense of the social and information networks that have been fueled and rendered accessible by the internet. Sep 24th 2012 8 weeks,5-7 hours/week (8-10 if completing additional programming exercises) Information, Technology, and Design,Computer Science: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Vision Umich
Course Name : Writing in the Sciences Taught By: Kristin Sainani This course teaches scientists to become more effective writers, using practical examples and exercises. Topics include: principles of good writing, tricks for writing faster and with less anxiety, the format of a scientific manuscript, and issues in publication and peer review. Sep 24th 2012 8 weeks,4-8 hours/ week Humanities and Social Sciences,Physical & Earth Sciences,Biology & Life Sciences Http://stanford.edu/online/courses
Course Name : Algorithms: Design and Analysis, Part 2 Taught By: Tim Roughgarden, Associate Professor In this course you will learn several fundamental principles of advanced algorithm design: greedy algorithms and applications; dynamic programming and applications; NP-completeness and what it means for the algorithm designer; the design and analysis of heuristics; and more. October 2012 6 weeks,5-7 hours/week Computer Science: Theory Http://stanford.edu/online/courses
Course Name : Compilers Taught By: Alex Aiken, Professor This course will discuss the major ideas used today in the implementation of programming language compilers. You will learn how a program written in a high-level language designed for humans is systematically translated into a program written in low-level assembly more suited to machines! Oct 1st 2012 11 weeks,8-10 hours/week, 10-20 hours/week with programming assignments Computer Science: Systems, Security, Networking,Computer Science: Programming & Software Engineering Http://stanford.edu/online/courses
Course Name : Heterogeneous Parallel Programming Taught By: Wen-mei W. Hwu This course teaches the use of CUDA/OpenCL, OpenACC, and MPI for programming heterogeneous parallel computing systems. It is application oriented and only introduces necessary technological knowledge to solidify understanding. October 2012 6 weeks,6-8 hours/week Computer Science: Systems, Security, Networking,Computer Science: Programming & Software Engineering Illinois
Course Name : Neural Networks for Machine Learning Taught By: Geoffrey Hinton Learn about artificial neural networks and how they're being used for machine learning, as applied to speech and object recognition, image segmentation, modeling language and human motion, etc. We'll emphasize both the basic algorithms and the practical tricks needed to get them to work well. Oct 1st 2012 8 weeks,7-9 hours/week Statistics, Data Analysis, and Scientific Computing,Computer Science: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Vision Utoronto
Course Name : Introduction to Genetics and Evolution Taught By: Mohamed Noor A whirlwind introduction to evolution and genetics, from basic principles to current applications, including how disease genes are mapped and how we leverage evolutionary concepts to aid humanity. Oct 10th 2012 10 weeks,5-6 hours/week Biology & Life Sciences Duke
Course Name : An Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python Taught By: Joe Warren, Scott Rixner, John Greiner, Stephen Wong This course is designed to be a fun introduction to the basics of programming in Python. Our main focus will be on building simple interactive games such as Pong, Blackjack and Asteroids. Oct 15th 2012 8 weeks,7-9 hours/week Computer Science: Programming & Software Engineering Rice
Course Name : Experimental Genome Science Taught By: John Hogenesch, John Isaac Murray Each of our cells contains nearly identical copies of our genome, which provides instructions that allow us to develop and function. This course serves as an introduction to the main laboratory and theoretical aspects of genomics and is divided into themes: genomes, genetics, functional genomics, systems biology, single cell approaches, proteomics, and applications. Oct 15th 2012 12 weeks,6-8 hours/week Biology & Life Sciences Penn
Course Name : Community Change in Public Health Taught By: William Brieger This course examines the community context of the changes needed to promote the public’s health. Oct 22nd 2012 5 weeks,3-5 hours/ week Health and Society & Medical Ethics Jhu
Course Name : Computational Investing, Part I Taught By: Tucker Balch Find out how modern electronic markets work, why stock prices change in the ways they do, and how computation can help our understanding of them. Learn to build algorithms and visualizations to inform investing practice. Oct 22nd 2012 6 weeks,5-7 hours/week Economics & Finance,Computer Science: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Vision Gatech
Course Name : Design: Creation of Artifacts in Society Taught By: Karl T. Ulrich Combine fundamental concepts with hands-on design challenges to become a better designer. Oct 22nd 2012 8 weeks,5-10 hrs/week Information, Technology, and Design Penn
Course Name : Principles of Obesity Economics Taught By: Kevin Frick The resources available to individuals and society and the prices of goods in the market shape our choices - even about the food we eat and the weight at which we live. This course explores the economic motivation for consumer choice and the economic role of government in markets related to obesity. Oct 22nd 2012 4 weeks,3-5 hours per week Economics & Finance,Health and Society & Medical Ethics,Food and Nutrition Jhu
Course Name : Vaccine Trials: Methods and Best Practices Taught By: Karen R. Charron, Amber Bickford Cox This course will explore the process of evaluating investigational vaccines in clinical trials including informed consent, recruitment, enrollment, safety evaluation, and quality data collection. Oct 29th 2012 7 weeks,3-5 hours/week Medicine,Health and Society & Medical Ethics Jhu
Course Name : Algorithms, Part II Taught By: Robert Sedgewick, Kevin Wayne This course covers the essential information that every serious programmer needs to know about algorithms and data structures, with emphasis on applications and scientific performance analysis of Java implementations. November 2012 6 weeks,6-10 hours per week Computer Science: Theory,Computer Science: Programming & Software Engineering Princeton
Course Name : Cryptography Taught By: Dan Boneh, Professor Learn about the inner workings of cryptographic primitives and how to apply this knowledge in real-world applications! Nov 5th 2012 6 weeks,5-7 hours/week Computer Science: Theory,Computer Science: Systems, Security, Networking Http://stanford.edu/online/courses
Course Name : Think Again: How to Reason and Argue Taught By: Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Ram Neta Reasoning is important. This course will teach you how to do it well. You will learn how to understand and assess arguments by other people and how to construct good arguments of your own about whatever matters to you. Nov 26th 2012 12 weeks,5-6 hours/week Humanities and Social Sciences Duke
Course Name : Introduction to Astronomy Taught By: Ronen Plesser An introduction to astronomy through a broad survey of what we know about the universe and how we know it. Nov 27th 2012 9 weeks,6-8 hours/week Physical & Earth Sciences Duke
Course Name : Algebra Taught By: Sarah Eichhorn, Ph.D. and Rachel Cohen Lehman, Ph.D. This course is taught so that students will acquire a solid foundation in algebra. The course concentrates on the various functions that are important to the study of calculus. January 2013 10 weeks,9-12 hours/week Mathematics Uci
Course Name : An Introduction to the U.S. Food System: Perspectives from Public Health Taught By: Robert S. Lawrence, Keeve Nachman Explore how food intersects with public health and the environment as it moves from field to plate. January 2013 6 weeks,4-6 hours/week Health and Society & Medical Ethics,Food and Nutrition Jhu
Course Name : Fundamentals of Personal Financial Planning Taught By: Don DeBok Learn how to use the framework of personal financial planning to monitor your own finances, with special emphasis on lifecycle-specific topics, such as saving for education, student loans, or wealth management and estate planning. January 2013 10 weeks,3-6 hours/week Economics & Finance Uci
Course Name : Game Theory Taught By: Matthew O. Jackson, Professor The course will provide the basics: representing games and strategies, the extensive form (which computer scientists call game trees), Bayesian games (modeling things like auctions), repeated and stochastic games, and more. January 2013 6 weeks,5-7 hours/week Computer Science: Theory,Economics & Finance Http://stanford.edu/online/courses
Course Name : Health for All Through Primary Care Taught By: Henry Perry This course explores why primary health care is central for achieving Health for All. It provides examples of how primary health care has been instrumental in approaching this goal in selected populations and how the principles of primary health care can guide future policies and actions. January 2013 4 weeks,3-4 hours/ week Health and Society & Medical Ethics Jhu
the firm. 11 weeks,10-12 hours/week Economics & Finance Uci
Course Name : Neuroethics Taught By: Jonathan D. Moreno, Ph.D. This course will examine the ethical, legal and social issues raised by neuroscience. Topics will include the implications of new knowledge of the brain for our understanding of selfhood, for the meaning of privacy, for the distinction between therapy and enhancement, and for national security. January 2013 8-10 hours/week Health and Society & Medical Ethics Penn
Course Name : Pre-Calculus Taught By: Sarah Eichhorn, Ph.D. and Rachel Cohen Lehman, Ph.D. This class prepares students for eligibility to enroll in the first semester of single variable calculus. January 2013 10 weeks,10-12 hours/week Mathematics Uci
Course Name : Principles of Public Health Taught By: Zuzana Bic Principles of Public Health introduces the major concepts and principles of public health and the determinants of health status in communities. Emphasizes the ecological model that focuses on the linkages and relationships among multiple natural and social determinants affecting health. January 2013 10 weeks,9-12 hours/week Medicine,Health and Society & Medical Ethics Uci
Course Name : Programming Languages Taught By: Dan Grossman Investigate the basic concepts behind programming languages, with a strong emphasis on the techniques and benefits of functional programming. Use the programming languages ML, Racket, and Ruby in ways that will teach you how the pieces of a language fit together to create more than the sum of the parts. Gain new software skills and the concepts needed to learn new languages on your own. January 2013 10 weeks,8-12 hours/week Computer Science: Programming & Software Engineering Uw
Course Name : Science from Superheroes to Global Warming Taught By: Michael Dennin Explore how science works and what constitutes "good" science through case studies drawn from a wide spectrum of people's experience, for example superheros, movies, and real world issues such as global warming. January 2013 10 weeks,6-9 hours/week Physical & Earth Sciences Uci
Course Name : Galaxies and Cosmology Taught By: S. George Djorgovski An introduction to the modern extragalactic astronomy and cosmology, the physical universe, big bang, formation and evolution of galaxies, quasars, and large-scale structure. Jan 7th 2013 9 weeks,6-9 hours/week Physical & Earth Sciences Caltech
Course Name : Principles of Economics for Scientists Taught By: Antonio Rangel Quantitative and model-based introduction to basic ideas in economics, and applications to a wide range of real world problems. Jan 7th 2013 10 weeks,8-10 hours/ week Economics & Finance Caltech
Course Name : Image and video processing: From Mars to Hollywood with a stop at the hospital Taught By: Guillermo Sapiro In this class you will look behind the scenes of image and video processing, from the basic and classical tools to the most modern and advanced algorithms. Jan 14th 2013 9 weeks,4 - 6 hours/ week Mathematics,Electrical and Materials Engineering Duke
Course Name : Cryptography II Taught By: Dan Boneh, Professor Learn about the inner workings of cryptographic primitives and protocols and how to apply this knowledge in real-world applications. Jan 21st 2013 6 weeks,6-8 hours/week Computer Science: Theory,Computer Science: Systems, Security, Networking Http://stanford.edu/online/courses
Course Name : Data Analysis Taught By: Jeff Leek Learn about the most effective data analysis methods to solve problems and achieve insight. Jan 22nd 2013 8 weeks,3-5 hours per week Statistics, Data Analysis, and Scientific Computing Jhu
Course Name : Introductory Human Physiology Taught By: Emma Jakoi, Jennifer Carbrey In this course, students learn to recognize and to apply the basic concepts that govern integrated body function (as an intact organism) in the body's nine organ systems. Jan 23rd 2013 12 weeks,6-8 hours/week Medicine,Biology & Life Sciences Duke
Course Name : Artificial Intelligence Planning Taught By: Gerhard Wickler, Austin Tate The course aims to provide a basic grounding in artificial intelligence techniques for planning, with an overview of the wide spectrum of different problems and approaches, including their underlying theory and their applications. Jan 28th 2013 5 weeks,3-4 hours/week Computer Science: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Vision Edinburgh
Course Name : Astrobiology and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life Taught By: Charles Cockell Learn about the origin and evolution of life and the search for life beyond the Earth. Jan 28th 2013 5 weeks,3-4 hours/week Physical & Earth Sciences,Biology & Life Sciences Edinburgh
Course Name : Clinical Problem Solving Taught By: Catherine R Lucey, MD Participants will learn how to move efficiently from patient signs and symptoms to a rational and prioritized set of diagnostic possibilities and will learn how to study and read to facilitate this process. Jan 28th 2013 6 weeks,4-6 hours/week Medicine Ucsf
Course Name : Computational Photography Taught By: Irfan Essa Learn about the basics of how computation has impacted the entire workflow of photography, from how images are captured, manipulated and collaborated on and shared. Jan 28th 2013 8 weeks,5-7 hours/week Information, Technology, and Design,Computer Science: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Vision Gatech
Course Name : Contraception: Choices, Culture and Consequences Taught By: Jerusalem Makonnen, RN, MSN, FNP Learn about the wide range of contraceptive methods, and the public health implications related to access to information and choices about reproductive health. Jan 28th 2013 5 weeks,3-5 hours/week Medicine,Health and Society & Medical Ethics Ucsf
Course Name : Control of Mobile Robots Taught By: Magnus Egerstedt Learn about how to make mobile robots move in effective, safe, predictable, and collaborative ways using modern control theory. Jan 28th 2013 8 weeks,5-7 hours/week Electrical and Materials Engineering,Computer Science: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Vision Gatech
Course Name : Critical Thinking in Global Challenges Taught By: Celine Caquineau, Mayank Dutia In this course you will develop and enhance your ability to think critically, assess information and develop reasoned arguments in the context of the global challenges facing society today. Jan 28th 2013 5 weeks,3-4 hours/week Health and Society & Medical Ethics,Physical & Earth Sciences,Biology & Life Sciences Edinburgh
Course Name : Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies Taught By: Dr. James V. Green Explore how to identify and develop great ideas into great companies. Learn how to identify opportunities based on real customer needs. Develop solid business models. Create successful companies. Jan 28th 2013 6 weeks,5-7 hours/week Economics & Finance,Business & Management Umd
Course Name : E-learning and Digital Cultures Taught By: Jeremy Knox, Sian Bayne, Hamish Macleod, Jen Ross, Christine Sinclair This course will explore how digital cultures and learning cultures connect, and what this means for e-learning theory and practice. Follow this course at #edcmooc. Jan 28th 2013 5 weeks,3-5 hours/week Education Edinburgh
Course Name : Fundamentals of Online Education: Planning and Application Taught By: Fatimah Wirth This is an introductory course on the fundamentals of online education. You will learn how to convert your face-to-face class into a robust online course based on theory and practice. Jan 28th 2013 5 weeks,5-7 hours/week Information, Technology, and Design,Education Gatech
Course Name : Grow to Greatness: Smart Growth for Private Businesses, Part I Taught By: Edward D. Hess This course focuses on the common growth challenges faced by existing private businesses when they attempt to grow substantially. Jan 28th 2013 5 weeks,4-6 hours/week Business & Management Uva
Course Name : Health Informatics in the Cloud Taught By: Mark Braunstein A non-technical introduction to the contemporary application of computing to healthcare delivery, public health and community-based clinical research. Jan 28th 2013 10 weeks,5-7 hours/week Health and Society & Medical Ethics Gatech
Course Name : Introduction to Computer Networks Taught By: Arvind Krishnamurthy, David Wetherall, John Zahorjan The Internet is a computer network that millions of people use every day. Understand the design strategies used to solve computer networking problems while you learn how the Internet works. Jan 28th 2013 10 weeks,4–12 hours/week Computer Science: Systems, Security, Networking Uw
Course Name : Introduction to Philosophy Taught By: Dave Ward, Duncan Pritchard, Michela Massimi, Suilin Lavelle, Matthew Chrisman, Allan Hazlett, Alasdair Richmond This course will introduce you to some of the most important areas of research in contemporary philosophy. Each week a different philosopher will talk you through some of the most important questions and issues in their area of expertise. Jan 28th 2013 7 weeks,1-2 hours/week Humanities and Social Sciences Edinburgh
Course Name : Nutrition for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Taught By: Katie Clark, MPH, RD, CDE This course covers the basics of normal nutrition for optimal health outcomes and evidence-based diets for a variety of diseases. Jan 28th 2013 6 weeks,2-4 hours/week Economics & Finance,Medicine,Health and Society & Medical Ethics Ucsf
Course Name : The Social Context of Mental Health and Illness Taught By: Charmaine Williams Learn about how social factors that promote mental health can influence the onset and course of mental illness, and how mental illnesses are diagnosed and treated. Jan 28th 2013 6 weeks,5-7 hours/week Health and Society & Medical Ethics Utoronto
Course Name : Analytic Combinatorics, Part I Taught By: Robert Sedgewick This course teaches a calculus that enables precise quantitative predictions of large combinatorial structures. Part I covers generating functions and real asymptotics and then introduces the symbolic method in the context of applications in the analysis of algorithms and basic structures such as permutations, trees, strings, words, and mappings. February 2013 5 weeks,6-8 hours/week Mathematics Princeton
Course Name : Digital Signal Processing Taught By: Paolo Prandoni and Martin Vetterli Learn the fundamentals of digital signal processing theory and discover the myriad ways DSP makes everyday life more productive and fun. February 2013 8 weeks,8-10 hours/week Electrical and Materials Engineering Epfl
Course Name : Financial Engineering and Risk Management Taught By: Martin Haugh and Garud Iyengar, with guest lectures by Emanuel Derman This course is an introduction to the theory and practice of financial engineering and risk management. We consider the pricing of derivatives, portfolio optimization and risk management and cast a critical eye on how these are used in practice. February 2013 10 weeks,8-10 hours/week Economics & Finance,Statistics, Data Analysis, and Scientific Computing Columbia
Course Name : Introduction to Sociology Taught By: Mitchell Duneier In this class we will cover the essentials of sociology, to help you better understand your own life and situations far from your experience. February 2013 7 weeks,5-7 hours per week Humanities and Social Sciences Princeton
Course Name : Leading Strategic Innovation in Organizations Taught By: David A. Owens, PhD Improve your ability to manage creativity and to lead an innovation strategy in businesses, schools, hospitals, governments, and other complex organizations and institutions, by diagnosing likely innovation failures before they occur. February 2013 8 weeks,6-8 hours/week Business & Management Vanderbilt
Feb 4th 2013 Information, Technology, and Design,Computer Science: Systems, Security, Networking,Computer Science: Programming & Software Engineering Vanderbilt
Course Name : The Language of Hollywood: Storytelling, Sound, and Color Taught By: Scott Higgins This Film History course explores how fundamental changes in film technology affected popular Hollywood storytelling. We will consider the transition to sound, and the introduction of color. Feb 4th 2013 5 weeks,4-6 hours/week Humanities and Social Sciences,Music, Film, and Audio Engineering Wesleyan
Course Name : The Modern and the Postmodern Taught By: Michael S. Roth This course examines how the idea of "the modern" develops at the end of the 18th century and how being modern (or progressive, or hip) became one of the crucial criteria for understanding and evaluating cultural change during the last two hundred years. Are we still in modernity, or have we moved beyond the modern to the postmodern? Feb 4th 2013 13 weeks,3-5 hours/week
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Course Name : Natural Language Processing Taught By: Michael Collins Have you ever wondered how to build a system that automatically translates between languages? Or a system that can understand natural language instructions from a human? This class will cover the fundamentals of mathematical and computational models of language, and the application of these models to key problems in natural language processing. Feb 11th 2013 10 weeks,8-10 hours/week Computer Science: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Vision Columbia
Course Name : Linear and Discrete Optimization Taught By: Friedrich Eisenbrand The course is an introduction to linear and discrete optimization - an important part of computational mathematics with a wide range of applications in many areas of everyday life. Feb 18th 2013 8 weeks,6-8 hours/week Computer Science: Theory,Mathematics Epfl
Course Name : Aboriginal Worldviews and Education Taught By: Jean-Paul Restoule This course will explore indigenous ways of knowing and how this knowledge can inform education to the benefit of all students. Feb 25th 2013 4 weeks,6-8 hours/week Humanities and Social Sciences,Education Utoronto
Course Name : Women and the Civil Rights Movement Taught By: Dr. Elsa Barkley Brown Learn about women’s roles in the U.S. civil rights struggles of the 1890s to the 1990s. Feb 25th 2013 12 weeks,8-10 hours/week Humanities and Social Sciences Umd
Course Name : Analytic Combinatorics, Part II Taught By: Robert Sedgewick This course teaches a calculus that enables precise quantitative predictions of large combinatorial structures. Part II introduces the symbolic method to derive functional relations among ordinary, exponential, and multivariate generating functions, and methods in complex analysis for deriving accurate asymptotics from the GF equations. March 2013 5 weeks,6-8 hours/week Mathematics Princeton
Course Name : Introduction to Music Production Taught By: Loudon Stearns Learn about the music production process—including recording, editing, and mixing—and the tools available to you to create contemporary music on your computer. Mar 1st 2013 6 weeks,6-8 hours/week Music, Film, and Audio Engineering Berklee
Course Name : Science, Technology, and Society in China I: Basic Concepts Taught By: Naubahar Sharif What is science? What is technology? How do science and technology inform developments in the social sphere? How are science and technology shaped by society? How have scientific and technological developments evolved over time? In this course, we will examine these issues and attempt answering these and many other questions! March 2013 3 weeks,3-5 hours/week Humanities and Social Sciences Hkust
Course Name : Songwriting Taught By: Pat Pattison Learn an efficient, effective process for writing songs that express your ideas and emotions, including a range of tools that revolve around the concept of prosody—the matching of lyrics and music to support your underlying message. Mar 1st 2013 6 weeks,6-8 hours/week Music, Film, and Audio Engineering Berklee
Course Name : Foundations of Business Strategy Taught By: Michael J. Lenox Learn how to analyze an organization's strategy and make recommendations to improve its value creation by building your strategist's toolkit. Mar 4th 2013 6 weeks,2-3 hours/week Business & Management Uva
Course Name : Property and Liability: An Introduction to Law and Economics Taught By: Richard Adelstein Think about the oldest and most familiar principles of American law, property and proportional liability, in a new and surprising way, and learn to apply economic reasoning to an especially important and interesting aspect of life. Mar 18th 2013 6 weeks,2-4 hours/week Economics & Finance,Humanities and Social Sciences Wesleyan
Course Name : The Ancient Greeks Taught By: Andrew Szegedy-Maszak This is a survey of ancient Greek history from the Bronze Age to the death of Socrates in 399 BCE. Along with studying the most important events and personalities, we will consider broader issues such as political and cultural values and methods of historical interpretation. Mar 18th 2013 7 weeks,2-4 hours/week Humanities and Social Sciences Wesleyan
Course Name : A Beginner's Guide to Irrational Behavior Taught By: Dan Ariely In this course we will learn about some of the many ways in which people behave in less than rational ways, and how we might overcome these problems. Mar 25th 2013 6 weeks,7-10 hours/week Economics & Finance,Humanities and Social Sciences Duke
Course Name : Passion Driven Statistics Taught By: Lisa Dierker With existing data, you will develop skills in data analysis and basic statistics by exploring your own research question. Mar 25th 2013 6 weeks,3-4 hours/week Statistics, Data Analysis, and Scientific Computing Wesleyan
Course Name : Data Management for Clinical Research Taught By: Paul A. Harris, Stephany Duda, Firas Wehbe Learn critical concepts and practical methods to support research data planning, collection, storage and dissemination. April 2013 6 weeks,2-4 hours/week Information, Technology, and Design,Statistics, Data Analysis, and Scientific Computing Vanderbilt
Course Name : Nutrition, Health, and Lifestyle: Issues and Insights Taught By: Jamie Pope, MS, RD, LDN This seven week course will explore nutrition concepts that take center stage in mainstream media outlets and become conversation topics among consumers interested in food choice as it relates to optimal health and physical performance. April 2013 7 weeks,2-4 hours/week Biology & Life Sciences,Food and Nutrition Vanderbilt
Course Name : Introduction to Guitar Taught By: Thaddeus Hogarth Grasp the essentials needed to begin playing acoustic or electric guitar. You'll learn an easy approach to get you playing quickly, through a combination of exploring the instrument, performance technique, and basic music theory. Apr 22nd 2013 6 weeks,6-8 hours/week Music, Film, and Audio Engineering Berklee
Course Name : Introduction to Improvisation Taught By: Gary Burton Learn the basic concepts of improvisation from Gary Burton, one of the most renowned improvisers in the jazz world, including the mental, melodic, and harmonic processes that contribute to the instinctive skills that an improviser puts to use when taking a solo. Apr 22nd 2013 5 weeks,6-8 hours/week Music, Film, and Audio Engineering Berklee
Course Name : Grow to Greatness: Smart Growth for Private Businesses, Part II Taught By: Edward D. Hess This course focuses on the common human resource ("people") challenges faced by existing private businesses when they attempt to grow substantially. Apr 29th 2013 4 weeks,4-6 hours per week Business & Management Uva
Course Name : Useful Genetics Taught By: Rosemary Redfield This course will give students a thorough understanding of gene function and inheritance, and will enable them to apply this understanding to real-world issues, both personal and societal. May 2013 10 weeks,6-8 hours/week Health and Society & Medical Ethics,Biology & Life Sciences Ubc
June 2013 Humanities and Social Sciences Brown
Course Name : Coding the Matrix: Linear Algebra through Computer Science Applications Taught By: Phil Klein Learn how to use the concepts and methods of linear algebra to think about computational problems arising in computer science. Coursework includes building on the concepts to write small programs and run them on real data. June 2013 8 weeks,7-10 hours/week Computer Science: Theory,Mathematics,Statistics, Data Analysis, and Scientific Computing,Computer Science: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Vision Brown
Course Name : Creative Programming for Digital Media & Mobile Apps Taught By: Mick Grierson, Matthew Yee-King and Marco Gillies of Goldsmiths, University of London For anyone who would like to apply their technical skills to creative work ranging from video games to art installations to interactive music, and also for artists who would like to use programming in their artistic practice. Jun 1st 2013 6 weeks,5-10 hours/week Information, Technology, and Design,Computer Science: Programming & Software Engineering London
Course Name : English Common Law: An Introduction Taught By: Dame Hazel Genn of UCL For students or professionals who have an interest in learning about the development and application of the law in a common law jurisdiction. Jun 1st 2013 6 weeks,5-10 hours/week Humanities and Social Sciences London
Course Name : Malicious Software and its Underground Economy: Two Sides to Every Story Taught By: Lorenzo Cavallaro of Royal Holloway, University of London Learn about traditional and mobile malware, the security threats they represent, state-of-the-art analysis and detection techniques, and the underground ecosystem that drives such a profitable but illegal business. Jun 1st 2013 6 weeks,5-10 hours/week Computer Science: Systems, Security, Networking,Computer Science: Programming & Software Engineering London
Course Name : The Camera Never Lies Taught By: Emmett Sullivan of Royal Holloway, University of London Film, images & historical interpretation in the 20th century for those who have a general interest in photojournalism, and films based on historical events. Jun 1st 2013 6 weeks,5-10 hours/week Humanities and Social Sciences,Music, Film, and Audio Engineering London
Course Name : The Fiction of Relationship Taught By: Arnold Weinstein What is the nature of our relationship to others and the world? How can literature help us see these relationships more clearly? This course seeks to explore such questions through adventurous readings of ten great works of narrative fiction from the 18th to the 20th century. June 2013 10 weeks,6-8 hours/week Humanities and Social Sciences Brown
Course Name : Why We Need Psychology Taught By: Simon Green of Birkbeck, University of London For adults with an interest in the study of human behaviour – especially those who have often considered studying psychology but who have yet to begin. Jun 1st 2013 6 weeks,8-10 hours/week Humanities and Social Sciences London
Course Name : Online Games: Literature, New Media, and Narrative Taught By: Jay Clayton For both newcomers and hard-core gamers who want to reflect on their passion, this course will explore what happens to stories, paintings, and films when they are turned into online games. July 2013 7 weeks,4-6 hours/week Humanities and Social Sciences Vanderbilt
Course Name : A Look at Nuclear Science and Technology Taught By: Larry Foulke, Ph.D., PE This course will focus on the theory, design and operation of commercial nuclear power reactors. The course will also touch on contemporary issues regarding nuclear power generation including: the nuclear fuel cycle, the economics of nuclear power, and nuclear non-proliferation.
7 weeks,4-8 hours/week Physical & Earth Sciences,Electrical and Materials Engineering Pitt
Course Name : A New History for a New China, 1700-2000: New Data and New Methods, Part 1 Taught By: James Lee The purpose of this course is to summarize some of the new directions in Chinese history and Chinese social science produced by the discovery and analysis of new historical data, in particular archival documents and datasets, and to organize this knowledge in a framework that encourages learning about China in comparative perspective.
4 weeks,3-4 hours/week Humanities and Social Sciences Hkust
Course Name : AIDS Taught By: Kimberley Sessions Hagen, EdD This course will discuss HIV/AIDS in the US and around the world including its history, science, and culture as well as recent developments in prevention education, biomedical research, vaccine development, HIV testing, and current treatments. The course will also include a review of past, present, and potential future controversies surrounding HIV/AIDS.
9 weeks,3-4 hours/week Medicine,Health and Society & Medical Ethics Emory
Course Name : Accountable Talk®: Conversation that Works Taught By: Lauren Resnick, Ed.D., and Jennifer Zoltners Sherer, Ph.D. Designed for teachers and learners in every setting - in school and out, in formal learning environments or at home - this course is an introduction to the theory and practice of well-structured talk that builds the mind.
6 weeks,3-5 hours/week Humanities and Social Sciences Pitt
Course Name : Algorithms, Part I Taught By: Robert Sedgewick, Kevin Wayne This course covers the essential information that every serious programmer needs to know about algorithms and data structures, with emphasis on applications and scientific performance analysis of Java implementations. Part I covers basic iterable data types, sorting, and searching algorithms.
6 weeks,6-10 hours/week Computer Science: Theory,Computer Science: Programming & Software Engineering Princeton
Course Name : Algorithms: Design and Analysis, Part 1 Taught By: Tim Roughgarden, Associate Professor In this course you will learn several fundamental principles of algorithm design: divide-and-conquer methods, graph algorithms, practical data structures, randomized algorithms, and more.
6 weeks,5-7 hours/week Computer Science: Theory Http://stanford.edu/online/courses
Course Name : Animal Behaviour Taught By: Raoul Mulder, Mark Elgar This course will help you understand the remarkable behaviors of wild animals from an evolutionary perspective.
6 weeks,6-8 hours/week Biology & Life Sciences Unimelb
Course Name : Automata Taught By: Jeffrey Ullman, Professor This course covers finite automata, context-free grammars, Turing machines, undecidable problems, and intractable problems (NP-completeness).
6 weeks,8-10 hours/week Computer Science: Theory Http://stanford.edu/online/courses
Course Name : Chemistry: Concept Development and Application Taught By: John Steven Hutchinson This introduction to fundamental chemical concepts of atomic and molecular structure will emphasize the development of these concepts from experimental observations and scientific reasoning.
10 weeks,4-6 hours/week Physical & Earth Sciences Rice
Course Name : Climate Change Taught By: Prof Jon Barnett, Prof John Freebairn, Prof David Jamieson, Dr Maurizio Toscano, Prof Rachel Webster This course develops an interdisciplinary understanding of the social, political, economic and scientific perspectives on climate change.
9 weeks,6-8 hours/week Economics & Finance,Humanities and Social Sciences,Physical & Earth Sciences Unimelb
Course Name : Clinical Terminology for International Students Taught By: Valerie Swigart, Ph.D., RN, and Michael Gold, Ph.D. This course provides strategies for learning U.S. clinical language, guidance on cultural issues, and a special reference for students who are planning to or have come to the United States for education in the health professions.
6 weeks,2-4 hours/week Medicine Pitt
Course Name : Computer Science 101 Taught By: Nick Parlante CS101 teaches the essential ideas of Computer Science for a zero-prior-experience audience. The course uses small coding experiments in the browser to play with the nature of computers, understanding their strengths and limitations. Click "Sign Up" to be notified by email when the class is next run, and click "Self-Study" to start browsing the class materials right away. Self-Study mode makes all the videos and assignments available to be done at your own pace, but without a certificate of completion at the end.
6 weeks,3-5 hours/week Computer Science: Programming & Software Engineering Http://stanford.edu/online/courses
Course Name : Creative, Serious and Playful Science of Android Apps Taught By: Lawrence Angrave This course introduces the fundamental computer science principles that power today’s apps. You will also learn to create your own Android app using Java and standard software development tools.
5 weeks,5-10 hours/week Computer Science: Programming & Software Engineering Illinois
Course Name : Disaster Preparedness Taught By: Michael Beach, DNP, ACNP, PNP During this course, students will gain an understanding of the Disaster Cycle, concentrating on the Mitigation Phase. They will examine disaster planning on a personal level developing a disaster plan and examine Awareness and Attitude during disasters and daily life.
8 weeks,2-4 hours/week Medicine Pitt
Course Name : Discrete Optimization Taught By: Professor Pascal Van Hentenryck Tired of solving Sudokus by hand? This class teaches you how to solve complex search problems with discrete optimization, including constraint programming, local search, and mixed-integer programming.
6 weeks,8-12 hours/week Computer Science: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Vision Unimelb
Course Name : Dynamical Modeling Methods for Systems Biology Taught By: Eric Sobie, PhD An introduction to dynamical modeling techniques used in contemporary Systems Biology research.
7 weeks,8-10 hours/week Mathematics,Biology & Life Sciences Mssm
Course Name : Economic Issues Food & You Taught By: Jennifer Clark This course emphasizes the role of economics regarding its influence on food prices, the environment, and government policies. The primary objective of this course is to explore the basic tool kit of economic concepts that will enable students to critically analyze the choices they face as consumers and world citizens.
4-6 hours/week Economics & Finance,Food and Nutrition Ufl
Course Name : Energy 101 Taught By: Sam Shelton As a society and individually, we use energy every moment of our lives to improve our quality of life. Energy 101 will develop the big picture and connect the details of our energy use, technology, infrastructure, impact, and future.
9 weeks,5-7 hours/week Physical & Earth Sciences Gatech
Course Name : Epigenetic Control of Gene Expression Taught By: Dr Marnie Blewitt Each mammalian cell has the same genes, yet performs distinct functions. This is achieved by epigenetic control of gene expression; the switching on and switching off of genes. This course will cover the principles of epigenetic control of gene expression, how epigenetic control contributes to cellular differentiation and development, and how it goes wrong in disease.
6 weeks,6-8 hours/week Medicine,Biology & Life Sciences Unimelb
Course Name : Equine Nutrition Taught By: Jo-Anne Murray This course will cover many aspects of equine nutrition ranging from anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal tract to dietary management of horses/ponies affected with nutrition-related disorders.
5 weeks,3-4 hours/week Medicine Edinburgh
Course Name : Exercise Physiology: Understanding the Athlete Within Taught By: Professor Mark Hargreaves Learn about the physiological responses to acute and chronic exercise and their relevance for athletic performance.
6 weeks,4-6 hours/week Medicine,Biology & Life Sciences Unimelb
Course Name : Fantasy and Science Fiction: The Human Mind, Our Modern World Taught By: Eric Rabkin We understand the world — and our selves — through stories. Then some of those hopes and fears become the world.
10 weeks,8-12 hours/week Humanities and Social Sciences Umich
Course Name : Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering Taught By: Don H. Johnson This course probes fundamental ideas in electrical engineering, seeking to understand how electrical signals convey information, how bits can represent smooth signals like music and how modern communication systems work.
14 weeks,8-10 hours/week Electrical and Materials Engineering Rice
Course Name : Fundamentals of Human Nutrition Taught By: Kristina von Castel-Roberts, Ph.D. This introductory course provides an overview of the principles of nutritional science. Subject matter includes description and functions of nutrients, digestion and absorption, effects of nutrient deficiencies and toxicities, requirements, food sources, nutrient interactions, dietary guidelines, and the role of nutrition in health and disease.
4-6 hours/week Health and Society & Medical Ethics,Biology & Life Sciences,Food and Nutrition Ufl
Course Name : Gamification Taught By: Kevin Werbach Gamification is the application of game elements and digital game design techniques to non-game problems, such as business and social impact challenges. This course will teach you the mechanisms of gamification, why it has such tremendous potential, and how to use it effectively.
4-8 hours/week Information, Technology, and Design,Business & Management Penn
Course Name : Generating the Wealth of Nations Taught By: Professor Jeff Borland A survey of the history of economic development in the world in the past 300 years.
6 weeks,6-8 hours/week Economics & Finance Unimelb
Course Name : Generation Rx: The Science Behind Prescription Drug Abuse Taught By: Nicole Cartwright Kwiek, Ph.D. Think that a prescription medication must be safer than a “street drug”? Think again. Investigate the epidemic rise of prescription drug abuse and use science to debunk commonly held misconceptions regarding this phenomenon.
6 weeks,1-5 hours/week Medicine,Health and Society & Medical Ethics Osu
Course Name : Global Health Cultures Taught By: Sharon Abramowitz, Ph.D. Using the work of scientists, anthropologists, and scholars of the medical humanities, we explore new ways of thinking about global health and culture as global health institutions and forces are changing in the 21st century.
4-6 hours/week Health and Society & Medical Ethics,Biology & Life Sciences Ufl
Course Name : Global Sustainable Energy: Past, Present and Future Taught By: Wendell Porter, Ph.D. Students will explore energy consumption patterns including individuals, countries and the entire globe. These patterns will include all sectors of the global economy from fully developed countries to developing nations. New energy sources will be investigated and international solutions to future needs will be analyzed.
4-6 hours/week Physical & Earth Sciences Ufl
Course Name : Health Policy and the Affordable Care Act Taught By: Ezekiel Emanuel, MD, PhD This course will explore the many problems of the American health care system and discuss the specific ways that the Affordable Care Act will impact access, quality, costs, as well as medical innovation.
8 weeks,3-6 hours/week Economics & Finance,Health and Society & Medical Ethics Penn
Course Name : Healthcare Innovation and Entrepreneurship Taught By: Bob Barnes, Marilyn M. Lombardi This interdisciplinary course focuses on sustainable innovation, introducing entrepreneurial students to the realities of problem identification and solution design within the complex world of healthcare.
6 weeks,5-7 hours/week Health and Society & Medical Ethics,Business & Management Duke
Course Name : How Music Works Taught By: Alexander Reed, Ph.D. How Music Works is an exploration of the mechanics of musical composition and expression, examining the internal workings of music to uncover how and why music impacts the human psyche.
4-6 hours/week Music, Film, and Audio Engineering Ufl
Course Name : Immigration and U.S. Citizenship Taught By: Polly Price What does it mean for an immigrant to become a U.S. citizen? Through a background of historical and policy perspectives, this course will examine U.S. law governing how citizenship is acquired, the constitutional and international law foundations underlying immigration regulation, the role of the federal government in regulating immigration, and immigration law reform.
6 weeks,3-4 hours/week Humanities and Social Sciences Emory
Course Name : Intermediate Organic Chemistry - Part 1 Taught By: Jeffrey S. Moore Organic chemistry course covering intermediate topics in structure and reactivity with emphasis on electronic structure, pericyclic reactions and heteroaromatics.
7 weeks,10-15 hours/week Physical & Earth Sciences Illinois
Course Name : Intermediate Organic Chemistry - Part 2 Taught By: Jeffrey S. Moore Organic chemistry course covering intermediate topics in structure and reactivity with special applications to the life sciences.
7 weeks,10-15 hours/week Physical & Earth Sciences Illinois
Course Name : Introduction to Biology: DNA to Organisms Taught By: Diane O'Dowd, Adrienne Williams Through this class you should be able to explain basic concepts in cellular and molecular biology using correct terminology, as well as develop ciritcal thnking and problem solving skills that can be applied to all of your studies of biology.
10 weeks,8-10 hours/week Biology & Life Sciences Uci
Course Name : Introduction to Digital Sound Design Taught By: Steve Everett Sounds and music are embedded in almost every aspect of daily life. This course will provide an overview of the fundamental principles of sound and the factors that determine our audio perception. It will also explore techniques of recording, mixing, processing, synthesis, sampling, analysis, and editing of digital audio.
4 weeks,3-4 hours/week Music, Film, and Audio Engineering Emory
Course Name : Introduction to Finance Taught By: Gautam Kaul This course will introduce you to frameworks and tools to measure value; both for corporate and personal assets. It will also help you in decision-making, again at both the corporate and personal levels.
10 weeks,6-8 hours/week Economics & Finance,Business & Management Umich
Course Name : Introduction to Pharmacy Taught By: Kenneth M. Hale, R.Ph., Ph.D. This course is a survey of the profession of pharmacy including its history, evolving scope of practice, ethical foundations, regulation, educational and career opportunities, and more. We will also explore topics relating to medication use and drug development.
10 weeks,6-9 hours/week Medicine,Health and Society & Medical Ethics Osu
Course Name : Introduction to Systems Biology Taught By: Ravi Iyengar, PhD An introduction to current concepts of how cellular molecules come together to form systems, how these systems exhibit emergent properties, and how these properties are used to make cellular decisions.
5 weeks,6-8 hours/week Biology & Life Sciences Mssm
Course Name : Introduction to Tissue Engineering Taught By: Dr. Yaakov Nahmias Step into the world of Tissue Engineering, a rapidly expanding field of applied biology aiming to create artificial organs for transplantation, basic research, or drug development.
10 weeks,2-5 hours/week Biology & Life Sciences,Electrical and Materials Engineering Huji
Course Name : Introduction à la Programmation Objet (in French) Taught By: Enseignant: Sera communiqué ultérieurement Ce cours introduit la programmation orientée objet en utilisant le langage Java. Le cours donne également une introduction aux notions de base de l'algorithmique. Il ne présuppose pas de connaissance préalable.
8 weeks,5-7 hours/week Computer Science: Programming & Software Engineering Epfl
Course Name : Introductory Organic Chemistry - Part 1 Taught By: Jeffrey S. Moore Organic chemistry course surveying introductory topics in structure and reactivity with an emphasis on structural fundamentals including electronic structure, conformation and stereochemistry.
7 weeks,10-15 hours/week Physical & Earth Sciences Illinois
Course Name : Introductory Organic Chemistry - Part 2 Taught By: Jeffrey S. Moore Organic chemistry course surveying introductory topics in structure and reactivity with an emphasis on elementary reaction mechanisms.
7 weeks,10-15 hours/week Physical & Earth Sciences Illinois
Course Name : Learn to Program: Crafting Quality Code Taught By: Jennifer Campbell, Paul Gries Not all programs are created equal. In this course, we'll focus on writing quality code that runs correctly and efficiently. We'll design, code and validate our programs and learn how to compare programs that are addressing the same task.
5 weeks,6-8 hours per week Computer Science: Programming & Software Engineering Utoronto
Course Name : Listening to World Music Taught By: Carol Muller Learn the ideas and vocabulary for listening to world music, and examine the music of several world music cultures and how they have entered into mainstream popular culture.
7 weeks,5-7 hours/week Humanities and Social Sciences,Music, Film, and Audio Engineering Penn

Electrical and Materials Engineering Columbia
Course Name : Machine Learning Taught By: Andrew Ng, Associate Professor Learn about the most effective machine learning techniques, and gain practice implementing them and getting them to work for yourself.
5-7 hours/week Statistics, Data Analysis, and Scientific Computing,Computer Science: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Vision Http://stanford.edu/online/courses
Course Name : Machine Learning Taught By: Pedro Domingos Why write programs when the computer can instead learn them from data? In this class you will learn how to make this happen, from the simplest machine learning algorithms to quite sophisticated ones. Enjoy!
10 weeks,5-7 hours/week Statistics, Data Analysis, and Scientific Computing,Computer Science: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Vision Uw
Course Name : Microeconomics Principles Taught By: Jose J. Vazquez-Cognet Introduction to the functions of individual decision-makers, both consumers and producers, within the larger economic system. Primary emphasis on the nature and functions of product markets, the theory of the firm under varying conditions of competition and monopoly, and the role of government in promoting efficiency in the economy.
6 weeks,5-7 hours/week Economics & Finance Illinois
Course Name : Natural Language Processing Taught By: Dan Jurafsky, Professor. Christopher Manning, Associate Professor In this class, you will learn fundamental algorithms and mathematical models for processing natural language, and how these can be used to solve practical problems.
8 weeks,8-10 hours/week Computer Science: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Vision Http://stanford.edu/online/courses
Course Name : Network Analysis in Systems Biology Taught By: Avi Ma'ayan, PhD An introduction to network analysis and statistical methods used in contemporary Systems Biology and Systems Pharmacology research.
7 weeks,6-8 hours/week Biology & Life Sciences,Statistics, Data Analysis, and Scientific Computing,Computer Science: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Vision Mssm
Course Name : Nutrition and Physical Activity for Health Taught By: John M. Jakicic, Ph.D., and Amy D. Rickman, Ph.D., RD, LDN This course will provide a coherent, understandable look at the evidence on how nutrition and physical activity impact health through lower morbidity, longevity, and quality of life.
6 weeks,3-5 hours/week Medicine,Food and Nutrition Pitt
Course Name : Planet Earth Taught By: Stephen Marshak Planet Earth, an overview of geology, discusses how earthquakes, volcanoes, mountain building, floods, ice ages, evolution, climate, and plate tectonics have interacted over deep time to produce a our dynamic island in space, and its unique landscapes.
8-10 hours/week Physical & Earth Sciences Illinois
Course Name : Principles of Macroeconomics Taught By: Professor Nilss Olekalns All of us are affected by macroeconomic forces – they shape the very world we live in. And governments all around the world try to shape those forces in ways that (hopefully) improve the lives of their constituents. In this subject, we will examine the major theories used by macro economists to analyse national economies and the international economy.
6 weeks,6-8 hours/week Economics & Finance Unimelb
Course Name : Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Computation Taught By: Umesh Vazirani This is an introduction to quantum computation, a cutting edge field that tries to exploit the exponential power of computers based on quantum mechanics. The course does not assume any prior background in quantum mechanics, and can be viewed as a very simple and conceptual introduction to that field.
10 weeks,5-12 hours/week Computer Science: Theory,Physical & Earth Sciences,Computer Science: Systems, Security, Networking Http://berkeley.edu/
Course Name : Rationing and Allocating Scarce Medical Resources Taught By: Ezekiel J. Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D. This course will explore the complex challenges of allocating scare medical resources at both the micro and macro level. Students will learn the theories behind allocation and use modern examples to explore how society makes the difficult decisions that arise when there is not enough to go around.
8 weeks,8-10 hours/week Health and Society & Medical Ethics Penn
Course Name : Software Defined Networking Taught By: Dr. Nick Feamster In this course, you will learn about software defined networking and how it is changing the way communications networks are managed, maintained, and secured.
6 weeks,6-8 hours/week Computer Science: Systems, Security, Networking,Computer Science: Programming & Software Engineering Umd
Course Name : Sustainable Agricultural / Urban Land Management Taught By: George Hochmuth, Ph.D. This course will cover the agricultural and urban water quality issues in Florida, their bases, land and nutrient management strategies, and the science and policy behind the best management practices (BMPs). Students will learn to evaluate BMP research and analyze its role in determining practices and policies that protect water quality.
4-6 hours/week Business & Management,Food and Nutrition Ufl
Course Name : The Science of Gastronomy Taught By: King Chow, Lam Lung Yeung This course introduces students to elements of science lying behind cooking and cuisine preparation. The ultimate goal is to help students recognize the importance of scientific principles being applied in everyday life, so that they will appreciate and be able to apply some of these principles in their future cooking practice.
6 weeks,3-4 hours/week Biology & Life Sciences,Food and Nutrition Hkust
Course Name : VLSI CAD: Logic to Layout Taught By: Rob A. Rutenbar A modern VLSI chip has a zillion parts -- logic, control, memory, interconnect, etc. How do we design these complex chips? Answer: CAD software tools. Learn how to build these tools in this class.
10 weeks,8-10 hours/week Computer Science: Systems, Security, Networking,Electrical and Materials Engineering Illinois
Course Name : Vaccines Taught By: Paul Offit, MD This course will discuss issues regarding vaccines and vaccine safety: the history, science, benefits, and risks of vaccines, together with the controversies surrounding vaccines and answers to common questions that parents have about vaccines.
8 weeks,2 hours/week Medicine,Health and Society & Medical Ethics Penn