Monday, Dec. 22, 2014

Online Courses Starting Soon - Winter 2015

Online course platforms Coursera and edX are between them offering more than 530 courses from 85 institutional partners in Winter 2015. Browse the list below for a complete list of classes starting soon. Note that dates highlighted in red indicate that a course has already started. Also, check out this list of the 10 most popular courses on Coursera.

University/Institution Start Date
American Museum of Natural History
Genetics and Society: A Course for Educators Feb 2
Australian National University
Cosmology Feb 3
Berklee College of Music
Introduction to Ableton Live Feb 2
Jazz Improvisation Feb 2
Introduction to Guitar Feb 2
Introduction to Music Production Feb 2
Modern Musician Capstone Feb 2
Developing Your Musicianship Feb 2
Songwriting Feb 2
offering "Modern Musician" Specialization on Coursera
Boston University
Preparing for the AP Physics 1 Exam Jan 5
Introduction to Differential Equations Jan 29
Brown University
Coding the Matrix: Linear Algebra through Computer Science Applications Feb 2
California Institute of Technology
Principles of Economics with Calculus Jan 5
Pricing Options with Mathematical Models Feb 1
The Science of the Solar System Mar 30
Columbia University
The Civil War and Reconstruction - 1865-1890 Feb 25
Financial Engineering and Risk Management Part I self-paced
Financial Engineering and Risk Management Part II self-paced
Introduction to Sustainable Development self-paced
Commonwealth Education Trust
Foundations of Teaching for Learning 3: Learners and Learning Jan 5
Foundations of Teaching for Learning 4: Curriculum Feb 23
Foundations of Teaching for Learning 7: Being a Professional Mar 16
Foundations of Teaching for Learning 6: Being a Teacher Jan 26
* offering "Foundations of Teaching for Learning" Specialization on Coursera
Cornell University
Introduction to Global Hospitality Management Feb 4
Networks, Crowds and Markets Feb 16
The Computing Technology Inside Your Smartphone Mar 10
Introduction to Environmental Science Feb 3
Davidson College
Applications of Linear Algebra Part 1 Feb 23
Delft University of Technology
Economics of Cybersecurity Jan 20
Introduction to the Treatment of Urban Sewage Jan 27
Topology in Condensed Matter: Tying Quantum Knots Feb 9
Duke University
Introduction to Genetics and Evolution Jan 2
The Brain and Space Jan 5
Image and video processing: From Mars to Hollywood with a stop at the hospital Jan 5
Medical Neuroscience Jan 5
Visual Perception and the Brain Jan 7
Data Analysis and Statistical Inference Mar 2
* also offering "Reasoning, Data Analysis and Writing" Specialization on Coursera
École Centrale Paris
On Strategy: What Managers can learn from Philosophy - Part 2 Feb 16
École normale supérieure
Statistical Mechanics: Algorithms and Computations Feb 2
Les problèmes métaphysiques à l’épreuve de la politique, 1943-1968 Mar 9
École Polytechnique
Initiation à la théorie des distributions Jan 19
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Digital Signal Processing Jan 19
L'Art des Structures 2 : treillis, poutres, dalles et cadres Feb 13
Analyse numérique pour ingénieurs Feb 14
Éléments de Géomatique Feb 16
Cellular Mechanisms of Brain Function Feb 16
Electrotechnique II Feb 19
Introduction à la programmation orientée objet (en C++) Feb 23
Introduction à l'astrophysique Feb 23
ETH Zurich
Computing: Art, Magic, Science Mar 3
Georgetown University
The Divine Comedy: Dante's Journey to Freedom, Part 2 (Purgatorio) Feb 4
Preparing for the AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism Exam Mar 2
Georgia Institute of Technology
Nonlinear Dynamics 1: Geometry of Chaos Jan 6
Introduction to Engineering Mechanics self-paced
Harvard University
Saving Schools: History, Politics, and Policy in U.S. Education, Mini-Course III: Accountability and National Standards Jan 5
Poetry in America: Whitman Jan 7
ContractsX: From Trust to Promise to Contract Jan 8
China (Part 10): Greater China Today: The People's Republic, Taiwan, and Hong Kong Jan 8
Copyright Jan 12
Statistics and R for the Life Sciences Jan 19
Saving Schools: History, Politics, and Policy in U.S. Education, Mini-Course IV: School Choice Feb 9
Super-Earths And Life Feb 10
The Einstein Revolution Feb 12
Introduction to Linear Models and Matrix Algebra Feb 16
Central Challenges of American National Security, Strategy and the Press Feb 23
Advanced Statistics for the Life Sciences Mar 2
Introduction to Bioconductor Mar 30
HEC Paris
Time to Reorganize! Understand Organizations, Act, and Build a Meaningful World Jan 13
Devenir entrepreneur du changement Feb 24
Higher School of Economics
Labor Economics Jan 1
Game Theory Jan 19
History and Theory of Media Jan 19
Economics for non-Economists Jan 26
Comparative Politics Jan 26
Econometrics Feb 2
Linear Algebra Feb 2
Introduction to the Russia Tax Law Feb 16
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Network Analysis in Systems Biology Jan 5
Dynamical Modeling Methods for Systems Biology Mar 2
* offering "Systems Biology" Specialization on Coursera
IESE Business School
Globalization of Business Enterprise Jan 19
IIT Bombay
Signals and Systems, Part 1 Jan 15
Johns Hopkins University
Living with Dementia: Impact on Individuals, Caregivers, Communities and Societies Jan 12
Mathematical Biostatistics Boot Camp 2 Jan 19
An Introduction to the U.S. Food System: Perspectives from Public Health Jan 20
Statistical Reasoning for Public Health 2: Regression Methods Jan 26
Health for All Through Primary Health Care Jan 28
Statistical Analysis of fMRI Data Feb 9
Design and Interpretation of Clinical Trials Mar 9
* offering "Data Science" Specialization on Coursera
Karolinska Institutet
Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trials in Health Care Feb 17
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Circadian clocks: how rhythms structure life Jan 15
Theatre and Globalization Feb 16
Competitive Strategy self-paced
Advanced Competitive Strategy self-paced
Lund University
Introduction to European Business Law Jan 5
Greening the Economy: Lessons from Scandinavia Jan 19
Global Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Feb 23
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
U.Lab: Transforming Business, Society, and Self Jan 7
Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python Jan 7
Advanced Introductory Classical Mechanics Jan 8
The Challenges of Global Poverty Feb 3
Symmetry, Structure and Tensor Properties of Materials Feb 10
Mastering Quantum Mechanics Feb 10
The Analytics Edge Mar 3
Introduction to Aerospace Engineering: Astronautics and Human Spaceflight Mar 3
Computation Structures - Part 1: Digital Circuits Mar 3
Molecular Biology: DNA Replication and Repair Mar 10
Natural Disasters Jan 14
The Body Matters Feb 25
Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore)
Beauty, Form & Function: An Exploration of Symmetry Jan 12
Foundations of E-Commerce Jan 19
National Taiwan University
Introduction to Optics I Mar 10
National University of Singapore
Reason and Persuasion: Thinking Through Three Dialogues By Plato Jan 12
Write Like Mozart: An Introduction to Classical Music Composition Jan 13
New Teacher Center
Common Core in Action: Math Classroom Challenges- Using Formative Assessment to Guide Instruction Mar 30
Northwestern University
Content Strategy for Professionals: Engaging Audiences for Your Organization Jan 19
Content Strategy for Professionals: Growing Audiences for Your Content Mar 1
Scaling operations: Linking strategy and execution Mar 30
The Ohio State University
Introduction to Pharmacy Jan 8
TechniCity Mar 4
Calculus One self-paced
Calculus Two: Sequences and Series self-paced
Peking University
Advanced Data Structures and Algorithms Jan 25
Chinese for Beginners self-paced
* offering "Fundamentals of Programming and Algorithms" Specialization on Coursera
Princeton University
Algorithms, Part I Jan 23
Fog Networks and the Internet of Things Mar 2
Penn State University
Geospatial Intelligence & the Geospatial Revolution Jan 14
Maps and the Geospatial Revolution Mar 25
Relay Graduate School of Education
Get Organized: How to be a Together Teacher Self-paced
Rice University
Preparing for the AP Environmental Science Exam - Part 2: Populations Jan 12
Preparing for the AP Physics 2 Exam – Part 2: Electricity and Magnetism Jan 12
Electricity & Magnetism, Part 1 Jan 13
Preparing for the AP Biology Exam – Part 3: Evolution and Diversity Jan 26
Proteins: Biology's Workforce Feb 10
Preparing for the AP Environmental Science Exam - Part 3: Pollution and Resources Mar 9
Electricity & Magnetism, Part 2 Mar 10
Preparing for the AP* Biology Exam – Part 4: Ecology Mar 16
Religion and Hip Hop Culture Mar 24
* offering "Fundamentals of Computing" Specialization on Coursera
Technische Universität München (TUM)
Einführung in Computer Vision Jan 19
Tecnológico de Monterrey
Desarrollo rápido de productos innovadores para mercados emergentes Jan 5
El ABC del emprendimiento esbelto Jan 26
Tel Aviv University
The Emergence of the Modern Middle East Mar 10
Tsinghua University
Data Structures Mar 3
Technische Universität München
Einführung in Computer Vision Jan 19
Università Bocconi
Managing Fashion and Luxury Companies Oct 3
Université catholique de Louvain (UCL)
International Human Rights Feb 3
Les principes de la finance Feb 3
Découvrir la science politique Feb 6
Ressources naturelles et développement durable Feb 9
Comprendre la respiration Mar 1
University of Alberta
Dino 101: Dinosaur Paleobiology Jan 3
University of Amsterdam
Introduction to Communication Science Feb 4
The University of British Columbia
Forests and Livelihoods in Developing Countries Jan 6
Game Theory II: Advanced Applications Jan 11
Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education Jan 27
University of Chicago
Asset Pricing, Part 1 Jan 18
Modeling Climate Change Jan 19
Asset Pricing, Part 2 Mar 29
Understanding the Brain: The Neurobiology of Everyday Life Feb 23
Critical Issues in Urban Education Feb 23
The University of Edinburgh
EDIVET: Do you have what it takes to be a veterinarian? Jan 12
Astrobiology and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life Jan 12
Artificial Intelligence Planning Jan 12
Critical Thinking in Global Challenges Jan 19
Equine Nutrition Jan 26
Warhol Feb 2
Animal Behaviour and Welfare Feb 9
Code Yourself! An Introduction to Programming Mar 9
Astrobiology and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life self-paced
The University of Melbourne
Logic: Language and Information 1 Feb 24
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
English for teaching purposes Feb 2
Digital Systems - Sistemas Digitales: De las puertas lógicas al procesador Feb 16
Universiteit Leiden
Configuring the World: A Critical Political Economy Approach Feb 9
Miracles of Human Language: An Introduction to Linguistics Mar 30
* offering "Challenges in Global Affairs" Specialization on Coursera
University of California, Berkeley
"Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Twain: BerkeleyX Book Club Jan 2
Engineering Software as a Service, Part 2 Jan 6
Electronic Interfaces: Bridging the Physical and Digital Worlds Jan 20
"Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus" by Shelley: BerkeleyX Book Club Feb 2
Principles of Written English, Part 2 Feb 4
Biology for Voters Feb 16
Introduction to Big Data with Apache Spark Feb 23
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Wilde: BerkeleyX Book Club Mar 3
Journalism for Social Change Mar 4
University of California, Irvine
Virtual Teacher Final Project Jan 5
Foundations of Virtual Instruction Jan 12
Emerging Trends & Technologies in the Virtual K-12 Classroom Feb 23
* offering "Virtual Teacher Program" Specialization on Coursera
University of California, San Diego
Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects Jan 2
Bioinformatics Algorithms (Part 2) Feb 16
Algorithms, Biology, and Programming for Beginners Feb 16
University of California, San Francisco
Clinical Problem Solving Jan 26
University of Copenhagen
Scandinavian Film and Television Feb 2
Søren Kierkegaard - Subjectivity, Irony and the Crisis of Modernity Mar 9
University of Geneva
Pathways to Climate Change Adaptation: the Case of Small Island Developing States Jan 1
Introduction aux droits de l'homme Feb 9
* also offering "Challenges in Global Affairs" Specialization on Coursera
University of Hong Kong (HKU)
Humanity and Nature in Chinese Thought Mar 31
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subsistence Marketplaces Jan 12
Heterogeneous Parallel Programming Jan 12
Introduction to Sustainability Jan 19
e-Learning Ecologies Jan 19
Sustainable Food Production Through Livestock Health Management Jan 26
Cloud Computing Concepts Feb 1
Pattern Discovery in Data Mining Feb 1
VLSI CAD: Logic to Layout Feb 2
Global Postharvest Loss Prevention: Fundamentals, Technologies, and Actors Feb 2
Text Retrieval and Search Engines Mar 1
Cloud Computing Concepts: Part 2 Mar 1
University of London
The Magna Carta and its Legacy Jan 12
Managing the Company of the Future Feb 2
University of Manchester
Our Earth: Its Climate, History, and Processes Jan 19
University of Maryland, College Park
Hardware Security Jan 5
Understanding Terrorism and the Terrorist Threat Jan 12
Usable Security Jan 19
Software Security Feb 23
Cryptography Mar 9
* offering "Mobile Cloud Computing with Android" and "Cybersecurity" Specializations on Coursera
University of Michigan
Introduction to Finance Feb 2
Model Thinking Feb 2
Fantasy and Science Fiction: The Human Mind, Our Modern World Feb 2
Programming for Everybody (Python) Feb 2
Instructional Methods in Health Professions Education Feb 2
Questionnaire Design for Social Surveys Feb 2
Introduction to Cataract Surgery Feb 2
Introduction to Thermodynamics: Transferring Energy from Here to There Feb 2
Internet History, Technology, and Security self-paced
University of Minnesota
Statistical Molecular Thermodynamics Jan 19
Preventing Chronic Pain: A Human Systems Approach Jan 26
Resilience in Children Exposed to Trauma, Disaster and War: Global Perspectives Feb 2
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Introduction to Environmental Law and Policy Jan 12
Positive Psychology Feb 9
Epidemiology: The Basic Science of Public Health self-paced
University of Pennsylvania
History of the Slave South Jan 19
American Education Reform: History, Policy, Practice Jan 26
Gamification Jan 26
An Introduction to American Law Feb 15
Probability Mar 2
University of Pittsburgh
Disaster Preparedness Jan 26
Clinical Terminology for International and U.S. Students Feb 9
University of Tokyo
Visualizing Postwar Tokyo, Part 2 Jan 6
Welcome to Game Theory Feb 4
University of Rochester
The Music of the Rolling Stones, 1962-1974 Jan 17
University of Virginia
Grow to Greatness: Smart Growth for Private Businesses, Part II Jan 12
Buddhist Meditation and the Modern World Jan 19
Design Thinking for Business Innovation Feb 16
The Kennedy Half-Century self-paced
Age of Jefferson self-paced
New Models of Business in Society self-paced
University of Toronto
Library Advocacy Unshushed Feb 2
University of Washington
Mathematical Methods for Quantitative Finance Jan 5
Computational Methods for Data Analysis Jan 5
Introduction to Public Speaking self-paced
University of Western Australia
Australian literature: a rough guide Mar 2
University of Wisconsin–Madison
The Land Ethic Reclaimed: Perceptive Hunting, Aldo Leopold, and Conservation Jan 26
Changing Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes Region Feb 23
UNSW Australia (The University of New South Wales)
Introduction to Systems Engineering Mar 1
Wesleyan University
The Language of Hollywood: Storytelling, Sound, and Color Feb 2
The World Bank
Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4°C Warmer World Must be Avoided Mar 2
Engaging Citizens: A Game Changer for Development? Mar 15
Yale University
Moral Foundations of Politics Jan 12
America's Unwritten Constitution Jan 12
Introduction to Classical Music Jan 12

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