MOOCs stand for Massive Open Online Courses. These arefree online courses from universities around the world (eg. StanfordHarvardMIT) offered to anyone with an internet connection.
How do I register?
To register for a course, click on "Go to Class" button on the course page. This will take you to the providers website where you can register for the course.
How do these MOOCs or free online courses work?
MOOCs are designed for an online audience, teaching primarily through short (5-20 min.) pre recorded video lectures, that you watch on weekly schedule when convenient for you. They also have student discussion forums, homework/assignments, and online quizzes or exams.
Kuhnrl30completed this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
This is a very gentle into to data science. The pace is slow and easy to follow with a short into to R. If you have never used R before, this could be the place to start. On the other hand, if you have used it before or have a basic understanding of statistics, then you probably won't learn anything new here.