Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

Online Courses Starting Soon - Fall 2014

Online course platforms Coursera and edX are between them offering more than 230 courses from 84 university partners in Fall 2014. 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
The Dynamic Earth: A Course for Educators Sep 8
Evolution: A Course for Educators Nov 3
Berklee College of Music
Jazz Improvisation Oct 13
Introduction to Guitar Oct 13
offering "Modern Musician" Specialization on Coursera
Boston University
War for the Greater Middle East Sep 24
The Art of Poetry Sep 30
Alien Worlds: The Science of Exoplanet Discovery and Characterization Oct 1
Brown University
The Fiction of Relationship Sep 1
Exploring Neural Data Sep 29
California Institute of the Arts
Creating Site-Specific Dance and Performance Works Sep 29
California Institute of Technology
Learning From Data Sep 25
Case Western Reserve University
Representing the Professional Athlete Sep 16
Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies Oct 3
Take the Lead on Healthcare Quality Improvement Oct 15
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Classics of Chinese Humanities: Guided Readings Sep 1
Information Theory Sep 8
The Beauty of Kunqu Opera Oct 31
Columbia University
The Age of Sustainable Development Sep 2
The Civil War and Reconstruction - 1850 -1861 Sep 17
The Civil War and Reconstruction - 1861-18651 Dec 17
Commonwealth Education Trust
Foundations of Teaching for Learning 1: Introduction Sep 1
Foundations of Teaching for Learning 4: Curriculum Sep 8
Foundations of Teaching for Learning 7: Being a Professional Sep 22
Foundations of Teaching for Learning 2: Being a Teacher Oct 20
Foundations of Teaching for Learning 5: Planning for Teaching and Learning Oct 27
Foundations of Teaching for Learning 8: Developing Relationships Nov 10
* offering "Foundations of Teaching for Learning" Specialization on Coursera
Copenhagen Business School
Social Entrepreneurship Sep 3
An Introduction to Consumer Neuroscience & Neuromarketing Oct 27
Cornell University
American Capitalism: A History Oct 21
Davidson College
Representations of HIV/AIDS Oct 6
Medicinal Chemistry: The Molecular Basis of Drug Discovery Oct 13
Delft University of Technology
Solar Energy Sep 1
Next Generation Infrastructures - Part 2 Sep 1
Technology for Biobased Products Oct 1
Introduction to Functional Programming Oct 1
Delft Design Approach Oct 1
Introduction to Drinking Water Treatment Oct 28
Responsible Innovation Nov 1
Solving Complex Problems Nov 1
Duke University
Introductory Human Physiology Sep 1
Sports and Society Sep 1
Data Analysis and Statistical Inference Sep 1
Visual Perception and the Brain Sep 8
English Composition I: Achieving Expertise Sep 22
Teaching Statistical Thinking: Part 1 Descriptive Statistics Oct 6
The Brain and Space Oct 13
The Challenges of Global Health Oct 20
* also offering "Reasoning, Data Analysis and Writing" Specialization on Coursera
École Centrale Paris
An Introduction to Functional Analysis Sep 12
On Strategy : What Managers Can Learn from Philosophy Oct 28
École normale supérieure
Introduction à la théorie de Galois Sep 15
École Polytechnique
Physique des cellules solaires au silicium Sep 15
Optique non-linéaire Oct 6
Conception et mise en oeuvre d'algorithmes Oct 27
Aléatoire : une Introduction aux Probabilités Nov 24
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Mécanique I Sep 1
Initiation à la programmation (en Java) Sep 5
L'art des structures 1 : Câbles et arcs Sep 12
Functional Programming Principles in Scala Sep 15
Initiation à la programmation (en C++) Sep 19
Introduction à l'astrophysique Oct 13
Planning & Design of Sanitation Systems and Technologies Oct 13
Introduction à la programmation orientée objet (en Java) Oct 27
African cities : an introduction to urban planning Oct 27
Comprendre les Microcontrôleurs Oct 27
Emory University
Understanding Violence Sep 3
Childbirth: A Global Perspective Oct 1
ETH Zurich
Future Cities Sep 24
Computing: Art, Magic, Science Sep 30
Georgetown University
Terrorism and Counterterrorism Oct 1
Globalization's Winners and Losers: Challenges for Developed and Developing Countries Oct 7
The Divine Comedy: Dante's Journey to Freedom, Part 1 Oct 15
Georgia Institute of Technology
Introduction to Engineering Mechanics Sep 8
Computational Investing, Part I Sep 12
Introductory Physics I with Laboratory Sep 22
Survey of Music Technology Oct 6
Introduction to Electronics Oct 20
Advanced Engineering Systems in Motion: Dynamics of Three Dimensional (3D) Motion Oct 27
Harvard University
The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours (Hours 1-5): Epic and Lyric Sep 2
Fundamentals of Neuroscience Part 2: Neurons and Networks Sep 3
Visualizing Japan (1850s-1930s): Westernization, Protest, Modernity Sep 3
China (Part 7): Invasions, Rebellions, and the End of Imperial China Sep 4
Saving Schools: History, Politics, and Policy in U.S. Education Sep 8
Poetry in America: The Poetry of Early New England Sep 10
Improving Global Health: Focusing on Quality and Safety Sep 16
Unlocking the Immunity to Change: A New Approach to Personal Improvement Sep 16
China (Part 8): Creating Modern China: The Birth of a Nation Oct 9
Poetry in America: Nature and Nation, 1700-1850 Oct 22
Entrepreneurship and Healthcare in Emerging Economies Oct 30
China (Part 9): Communist Liberations Nov 20
Introduction to Computer Science Anytime - Self-paced
Higher School of Economics
Institutional Economics Sep 29
Labor Economics Dec 1
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
English for Doing Business in Asia - Speaking Sep 21
A System View of Communications: From Signals to Packets (Part 1) Sep 23
IESE Business School
Corporate Finance Essentials Sep 29
IIT Bombay
Introduction to Computer Programming, Part 2 Sep 23
Johns Hopkins University
Chemicals and Health Sep 15
Health for All Through Primary Health Care Sep 24
Training and Learning Programs for Volunteer Community Health Workers Oct 20
Statistical Reasoning for Public Health: Estimation, Inference, & Interpretation Oct 27
Major Depression in the Population: A Public Health Approach Nov 3
* offering "Data Science" Specialization on Coursera
Karolinska Institutet
Explore Statistics with R Sep 9
Behavioral Medicine: A Key to Better Health Sep 9
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Volcanic Eruptions: A material science Oct 1
Competitive Strategy self-paced
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Introduction to Solid State Chemistry Sep 3
Visualizing Japan (1850s-1930s): Westernization, Protest, Modernity Sep 3
Mechanical Behavior of Materials Sep 3
Effective Field Theory Sep 16
A Global History of Architecture — Part 1 Sep 23
Supply Chain and Logistics Fundamentals Sep 30
Introduction to Philosophy: God, Knowledge and Consciousness Sep 30
Evaluating Social Programs Oct 1
Design and Development of Educational Technology Oct 8
Introduction to Computational Thinking and Data Science Oct 21
Introduction to Game Design Oct 22
Food for Thought Oct 1
National Geographic Society
FLOW Education: Facilitating Learning through Outdoor Watershed Education Sep 17
Water: The Essential Resource Oct 15
National Taiwan University
Professionalism Sep 10
Computer Programming Sep 11
2D Sep 15
Machine Learning Foundations Sep 23
The Red Chamber Dream 2) Oct 1
Northwestern University
Teaching the Violin and Viola: Creating a Healthy Foundation Sep 22
Understanding Media by Understanding Google Oct 6
Power Onboarding Oct 12
The Ohio State University
Writing II: Rhetorical Composing Sep 15
Latino Popular Culture for the Clueless Oct 6
Peking University
Introduction to Computing Sep 14
Data Structures and Algorithms Part 1 Sep 15
Introduction to Theoretical Computer Science Sep 15
Nutrition Around You Sep 15
International Criminal Law Sep 15
Ancient History of China Sep 15
Integrated Health Management Strategies for Menopause Sep 15
Chemistry and Society Sep 15
Intermediate Chinese Grammar Sep 15
Legal Writing and Research Sep 15
Methodologies in Social Research Sep 15
Comprehensive Organic Chemistry Sep 15
Using software apps in epidemiological research Sep 15
Chinese for beginners Sep 15
The Study of Folklore Sep 15
Western Music in the 20th Century Sep 15
Principles and Practice of Computer-Aided Translation Sep 22
Networks and Crowds Sep 20
The Fascinating World of Robots and Robotics Sep 30
Bioinformatics: Introduction and Methods Oct 2
Princeton University
Algorithms, Part I Sep 5
Analysis of Algorithms Sep 5
Imagining Other Earths Sep 8
Computer Architecture Sep 9
Networks: Friends, Money, and Bytes Sep 15
Algorithms, Part II Oct 31
Analytic Combinatorics Oct 31
Penn State University
Epidemics - the Dynamics of Infectious Diseases Sep 29
Relay Graduate School of Education
Get Organized: How to be a Together Teacher Oct 1
Rice University
An Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python Sep 15
The Art of Teaching History Sep 22
Fundamentals of Immunology, Part 2 Oct 20
* offering "Fundamentals of Computing" Specialization on Coursera
Sapienza University of Rome
Recovering the Humankind Past and Saving the Universal Heritage Nov 1
School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Introduction to Systems Biology Sep 2
Experimental Methods in Systems Biology Oct 27
* offering "Systems Biology" Specialization on Coursera
Stanford University
Open Knowledge: Changing the Global Course of Learning Sep 2
Language, Proof and Logic Sep 2
Cryptography II Sep 15
Social and Economic Networks: Models and Analysis Sep 21
Machine Learning Sep 22
Introduction to Logic Sep 29
Game Theory Oct 5
GPS: An Introduction to Satellite Navigation, with an interactive Worldwide Laboratory using Smartphones Oct 13
Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
Organic Solar Cells - Theory and Practice Sep 1
Tecnológico de Monterrey
Innovación educativa con recursos abiertos Sep 1
Conceptos y Herramientas para la Física Universitaria Sep 1
Continuidad y desarrollo de la empresa familiar Oct 20
Pensamiento algorítmico Oct 20
Tel Aviv University
What a Plant Knows (and other things you didn't know about plants) Oct 26
The Fall and Rise of Jerusalem Oct 26
Tsinghua University
Principles of Electric Circuits Sep 15
Data Structures Sep 16
History of Chinese Architecture Sep 25
Università Bocconi
Managing Fashion and Luxury Companies Oct 3
Université catholique de Louvain (UCL)
Paradigms of Computer Programming – Fundamentals Sep 22
Découvrir la science politique Sep 25
University of Alberta
Dino 101: Dinosaur Paleobiology Sep 3
Understanding Video Games Sep 3
University of Amsterdam
Solid Science: Research Methods Sep 1
The University of British Columbia
Useful Genetics Part 1 Sep 5
Game Theory (taught in combination with Stanford University) Oct 5
Useful Genetics Part 2 Oct 24
University of Chicago
Asset Pricing Sep 30
The University of Edinburgh
Introduction to Philosophy Sep 15
Philosophy and the Sciences Oct 20
E-learning and Digital Cultures Nov 1
The University of Melbourne
Generating the Wealth of Nations Sep 1
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Pre-Calculus Sep 15
Egyptology Oct 6
Democracia y decisiones públicas. Introducción al análisis de políticas públicas Oct 6
Universiteit Leiden
Configuring the World: A Critical Political Economy Approach Sep 1
Terrorism and Counterterrorism: Comparing Theory and Practice Sep 8
Wheels of Metals: The Global Metals Challenge Oct 13
* offering "Challenges in Global Affairs" Specialization on Coursera
University of California, Berkeley
The Science of Happiness Sep 9
Principles of Written English, Part 1 Sep 17
Foundations of Computer Graphics Oct 6
University of California, Irvine
Advanced Instructional Strategies in the Virtual Classroom Sep 29
Performance Assessment in the Virtual Classroom Nov 10
* offering "Virtual Teacher Program" Specialization on Coursera
University of California, San Diego
Bioinformatics Algorithms (Part 1) Sep 15
Our Energy Future Sep 22
Drug Discovery, Development & Commercialization Sep 29
Algorithms, Biology, and Programming for Beginners Oct 7
University of California, San Francisco
Collaboration and Communication in Healthcare: Interprofessional Practice Sep 15
Ethical and Social Challenges of Genomic and Precision Medicine Sep 15
Abortion: Quality Care and Public Health Implications Oct 13
University of Colorado
Introduction to Power Electronics Sep 1
Beginning Game Programming with C# Sep 16
Comic Books and Graphic Novels Sep 22
Linear and Integer Programming Oct 6
Gut Check: Exploring your Microbiome Oct 6
University of Copenhagen
Diabetes - a Global Challenge Sep 2
Scandinavian Film and Television Sep 2
Origins - Formation of the Universe, Solar System, Earth and Life Oct 1
Measuring Causal Effects in the Social Sciences Oct 6
Subjectivity, Irony and the Crisis of Modernity Oct 6
An Introduction to Global Health Nov 4
University of Florida
Fixing Healthcare Delivery Sep 1
University of Geneva
International Organizations Management Nov 10
* also offering "Challenges in Global Affairs" Specialization on Coursera
University of Hong Kong (HKU)
Epidemics Sep 23
University of Lausanne
Unethical Decision Making in Organizations Sep 22
University of London
What Future for Education? Sep 29
Supporting Children With Difficulties in Reading and Writing Oct 1
University of Maryland, College Park
Making Better Group Decisions: Voting, Judgement Aggregation and Fair Division Sep 1
Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies: The First Step in Entrepreneurship Sep 8
Usable Security Sep 15
Programming Mobile Applications for Android Handheld Systems Sep 26
Surviving Disruptive Technologies Sep 29
Practicing Tolerance in a Religious Society: The Church and the Jews in Italy Oct 6
Software Security Oct 20
Cryptography Nov 10
* offering "Mobile Cloud Computing with Android" and "Cybersecurity" Specializations on Coursera
University of Michigan
Model Thinking Oct 6
Social Network Analysis Oct 6
Introduction to Finance Oct 6
Internet History, Technology, and Security Oct 6
Instructional Methods in Health Professions Education Oct 6
Programming for Everybody (Python) Oct 6
Questionnaire Design for Social Surveys Oct 6
Introduction to Cataract Surgery Oct 6
Fantasy and Science Fiction: The Human Mind, Our Modern World Oct 6
Introduction to Thermodynamics: Transferring Energy from Here to There Oct 6
Successful Negotiation: Essential Strategies and Skills Oct 6
University of Minnesota
Creative Problem Solving Sep 3
Resilience in Children Exposed to Trauma, Disaster and War: Global Perspectives Sep 15
Fundamentals of Fluid Power Sep 22
From GPS and Google Maps to Spatial Computing Sep 23
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Introduction to Environmental Law and Policy Sep 8
What's Your Big Idea? Oct 6
The American South: Its Stories, Music, and Art Oct 13
University of Pennsylvania
Networked Life Sep 1
An Introduction to Financial Accounting Sep 5
Modern & Contemporary American Poetry Sep 6
Social Entrepreneurship Sep 8
Designing Cities Sep 14
Sustainability in Practice Sep 15
Introduction to Key Constitutional Concepts and Supreme Court Cases Sep 17
Revolutionary Ideas: An Introduction to Legal and Political Philosophy Sep 21
An Introduction to Operations Management Sep 29
Better Leader, Richer Life Oct 5
Auf Deutsch: Communicating in German Across Cultures Oct 6
An Introduction to Marketing Oct 14
Design: Creation of Artifacts in Society Oct 20
Analyzing Global Trends for Business and Society Nov 3
University of Queensland
Anthropology of Current World Issues Sep 1
English Grammar and Style Sep 22
Sense, Control, Act: Measure the Universe, Transform the World Oct 8
The Psychology of Criminal Justice Oct 21
University of Texas
Data, Analytics and Learning Oct 10
Foundations of Data Analysis Nov 4
University of Toronto
Behavioural Economics in Action Oct 6
University of Washington
Composite Materials Overview for Engineers Sep 23
Programming Languages Oct 2
Computational Methods for Data Analysis Dec 9
Vanderbilt University
Nutrition, Health, and Lifestyle: Issues and Insights Sep 15
Leading Innovation in Arts and Culture Sep 16
An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching Oct 6
Wellesley College
Introduction to Global Sociology Sep 2
Shakespeare: On the Page and in Performance Oct 1

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