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MOOC Course Report is a monthly column published by Class Central during the first week of each month. MOOC Course report aims to provide a comprehensive list of courses starting/available in the month of publication. To receive this list via email signup for our monthly newsletter.

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Ten most popular MOOCs starting in May 2015.

HUMANITIES (9)

ColWri3.2x: “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by Twain: BerkeleyX Book Club
University of California, Berkeley via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 1st May, 2015

Magic in the Middle Ages
University of Barcelona via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

History of Boston
Suffolk University via Canvas.net
Go To Class | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

POPX1.1x: The Rise of Superheroes and Their Impact On Pop Culture
Smithsonian Institution via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 5th May, 2015

AmPoX.5: Poetry in America: The Civil War and Its Aftermath
Harvard University via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 6th May, 2015

Writing American Food
The New School via Canvas.net
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

World War 1: Trauma and Memory
The Open University via FutureLearn
Go To Class | ★★★★★ (3 ratings) | Next Session : 25th May, 2015

中國古代歷史與人物--秦始皇
National Taiwan University via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★☆☆ (1 rating) | Next Session : 27th May, 2015

Effective Altruism
Princeton University via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : May, 2015

BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT (26)

Introduction to Financial Accounting
University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★★★ (11 ratings) | Next Session : 1st May, 2015

uINOV8x: User Innovation: A Path to Entrepreneurship
Massachusetts Institute of Technology via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 1st May, 2015

Analyzing Global Trends for Business and Society
University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★★☆ (5 ratings) | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

Store Design, Visual Merchandising and Shopper Marketing
via iversity
Go To Class | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence
Case Western Reserve University via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★★★ (8 ratings) | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

Employability Skills for Industry
Colorado Community College System via Canvas.net
Go To Class | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

Options and pathways for action: Stakeholder Engagement
via Independent
Go To Class | Next Session : 5th May, 2015

Making Sense of Social Impact: Acumen’s Building Blocks for Impact Analysis
+Acumen via NovoED
Go To Class | Next Session : 5th May, 2015

Contar Historias para el Cambio
+Acumen via NovoED
Go To Class | Next Session : 8th May, 2015

Entrepreneurship Capstone
University of Maryland, College Park via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 11th May, 2015

Entrepreneurship and Innovation
FLITE via Canvas.net
Go To Class | Next Session : 11th May, 2015

Managing My Investments
The Open University via FutureLearn
Go To Class | Next Session : 11th May, 2015

Financial Sustainability: The Numbers side of Social Enterprise
+Acumen via NovoED
Go To Class | Next Session : 14th May, 2015

Storytelling for Change
+Acumen via NovoED
Go To Class | Next Session : 15th May, 2015

Gestão para a Aprendizagem: Módulo Gestão Estratégica
Fundação Lemann via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 15th May, 2015

BP111x: Business and its Environment: An Overview of Business and the Role of Finance in Business
Open Education Consortium (OEC) via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

Initiating and Planning Projects
University of California, Irvine via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

Budgeting and Scheduling Projects
University of California, Irvine via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

Managing Project Risks and Changes
University of California, Irvine via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

Innovation for Entrepreneurs: From Idea to Marketplace
University of Maryland, College Park via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★☆☆☆ (2 ratings) | Next Session : 25th May, 2015

New Venture Finance: Startup Funding for Entrepreneurs
University of Maryland, College Park via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★★★ (2 ratings) | Next Session : 25th May, 2015

The Language and Tools of Financial Analysis
University of Melbourne via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 25th May, 2015

Launching New Ventures / Lancer une Startup
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 25th May, 2015

Managerial Accounting: Fundamental Concepts and Costing Systems for Cost Analysis
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 25th May, 2015

Digital Analytics for Marketing Professionals: Marketing Analytics in Theory
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 25th May, 2015

CTL.SC1x: Supply Chain and Logistics Fundamentals
Massachusetts Institute of Technology via edX
Go To Class | ★★★★★ (2 ratings) | Next Session : TBA

SCIENCE (7)

PlasmaX: Plasma Physics and Applications
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 1st May, 2015

The Dynamic Earth: A Course for Educators
American Museum of Natural History via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

Water201x: Urban Water – Innovations for Environmental Sustainability
The University of British Columbia via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 5th May, 2015

Introduction to Forensic Science
Nanyang Technological University via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★★★ (7 ratings) | Next Session : 11th May, 2015

The Brain and Space
Duke University via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★★★ (3 ratings) | Next Session : 11th May, 2015

AstroTech: The Science and Technology behind Astronomical Discovery
University of Edinburgh via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★★★ (2 ratings) | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

ChM002x: Sustainability in Everyday Life
Chalmers University of Technology via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 25th May, 2015

COMPUTER SCIENCE (30)

Computational Neuroscience
University of Washington via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★★☆ (1 rating) | Next Session : 1st May, 2015

Cybersecurity Capstone Project
University of Maryland, College Park via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 1st May, 2015

Regression Models
Johns Hopkins University via Coursera
Go To Class | ★☆☆☆☆ (1 rating) | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

Practical Machine Learning
Johns Hopkins University via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★☆☆ (1 rating) | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

Developing Data Products
Johns Hopkins University via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

The Data Scientist’s Toolbox
Johns Hopkins University via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★☆☆☆ (34 ratings) | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

R Programming
Johns Hopkins University via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★☆☆☆ (74 ratings) | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

Bioinformatique : algorithmes et génomes
Inria (French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation) via France Université Numerique
Go To Class | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

Getting and Cleaning Data
Johns Hopkins University via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★☆☆ (13 ratings) | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

Exploratory Data Analysis
Johns Hopkins University via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★☆☆ (4 ratings) | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

Detección de objetos
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Autonomous University of Barcelona) via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

The Data Scientist’s Toolbox
Johns Hopkins University via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★☆☆☆ (34 ratings) | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

R Programming
Johns Hopkins University via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★☆☆☆ (74 ratings) | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

Getting and Cleaning Data
Johns Hopkins University via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★☆☆ (13 ratings) | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

Exploratory Data Analysis
Johns Hopkins University via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★☆☆ (4 ratings) | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

Reproducible Research
Johns Hopkins University via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★★☆ (2 ratings) | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

Statistical Inference
Johns Hopkins University via Coursera
Go To Class | ★☆☆☆☆ (3 ratings) | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

AUTONAVx: Autonomous Navigation for Flying Robots
Technische Universität München (Technical University of Munich) via edX
Go To Class | ★★★★☆ (2 ratings) | Next Session : 5th May, 2015

Binaural Hearing for Robots
Inria (French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation) via France Université Numerique
Go To Class | Next Session : 11th May, 2015

CS001x: MyCS: Computer Science for Beginners
Harvey Mudd College via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 12th May, 2015

Mobile Robots and Autonomous Vehicles
Inria (French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation) via France Université Numerique
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

Algorithms, Biology, and Programming for Beginners
University of California, San Diego via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

Information Security and Risk Management: An Overview
University of Washington via Canvas.net
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

Sprachtechnologie in den Digital Humanities
University of Zurich via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

Principles of Computing (Part 1)
Rice University via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★★★ (3 ratings) | Next Session : 22nd May, 2015

Code-Based Cryptography
Inria (French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation) via France Université Numerique
Go To Class | Next Session : 25th May, 2015

Finding Hidden Messages in DNA (Bioinformatics I)
University of California, San Diego via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 25th May, 2015

Assembling Genomes and Sequencing Antibiotics (Bioinformatics II)
University of California, San Diego via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 25th May, 2015

Software Defined Networking
Princeton University via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★★☆ (3 ratings) | Next Session : 25th May, 2015

Algorithmic Thinking (Part 1)
Rice University via Coursera
Go To Class | ★☆☆☆☆ (1 rating) | Next Session : 29th May, 2015

SOCIAL SCIENCES (22)

Introductory Course to Economics
Hanze University of Applied Sciences via Canvas.net
Go To Class | Next Session : 3rd May, 2015

Economics of Money and Banking, Part One
Columbia University via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★★★ (6 ratings) | Next Session : 3rd May, 2015

Road to the Free Digital Society
via Independent
Go To Class | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

The European Union in Global Governance
via iversity
Go To Class | Next Session : 5th May, 2015

ANTH207x: Introduction to Human Evolution
Wellesley College via edX
Go To Class | ★★★★★ (1 rating) | Next Session : 6th May, 2015

JPAL101SPAx: Evaluación de Impacto de Programas Sociales
Massachusetts Institute of Technology via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 11th May, 2015

Propaganda and Ideology in Everyday Life
The University of Nottingham via FutureLearn
Go To Class | Next Session : 11th May, 2015

What is a Mind?
University of Cape Town via FutureLearn
Go To Class | Next Session : 11th May, 2015

Women in Leadership: Inspiring Positive Change
Case Western Reserve University via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 15th May, 2015

Primeros Auxilios Psicológicos (PAP)
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Autonomous University of Barcelona) via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

Critical Thinking in Today’s Communication
Maastricht School of Management Romania via iversity
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

Our Hungry Planet: Agriculture, People and Food Security
University of Reading via FutureLearn
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

Emotions: a Philosophical Introduction
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Autonomous University of Barcelona) via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

The Clinical Psychology of Children and Young People
University of Edinburgh via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

Psychological First Aid
Johns Hopkins University via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

Humanitarian communication : Addressing key challenges
University of Geneva via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

História da Contabilidade
Universidade de São Paulo via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 19th May, 2015

IDB1x: Introducción a la Gestión para Resultados en el Desarrollo
Inter-American Development Bank via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 19th May, 2015

HKU04x: Making Sense of News
The University of Hong Kong via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 19th May, 2015

Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds: Maritime Archaeology
University of Southampton via FutureLearn
Go To Class | ★★★★★ (2 ratings) | Next Session : 25th May, 2015

Экономика труда (Labor economics)
Higher School of Economics via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 25th May, 2015

Cyber101x: Cyberwar, Surveillance and Security
University of Adelaide via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 31st May, 2015

EDUCATION & TEACHING (15)

Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Web 2.0 Tools
University of Houston System via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 3rd May, 2015

Foundations of Teaching for Learning 5: Planning for Teaching and Learning
Commonwealth Education Trust via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

A Beginner’s Guide to Writing in English for University Study
University of Reading via FutureLearn
Go To Class | ★★★★★ (3 ratings) | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

Instructional Design for Mobile Learning
via Canvas.net
Go To Class | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

Erasmus+ Funding Opportunities for Youth
SALTO-Youth via Canvas.net
Go To Class | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

Prior Learning Assessment for Educators and Industry
Colorado Community College System via Canvas.net
Go To Class | Next Session : 11th May, 2015

Foundations of Teaching for Learning 8: Developing Relationships
Commonwealth Education Trust via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 11th May, 2015

Understanding IELTS: Techniques for English Language Tests
British Council via FutureLearn
Go To Class | Next Session : 11th May, 2015

Shaping the Way We Teach English, 2: Paths to Success in ELT
University of Oregon via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 11th May, 2015

GSE3x: Introduction to Data Wise: A Collaborative Process to Improve Learning & Teaching
Harvard University via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 12th May, 2015

CS.1x: Preparing for the AP* Computer Science A Exam — Part 1
Cooper Union via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 13th May, 2015

Chem.1x: Preparing for the AP* Chemistry Exam – Part 1
Cooper Union via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 13th May, 2015

Performance Assessment in the Virtual Classroom
University of California, Irvine via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

ICT in Primary Education: Transforming children’s learning across the curriculum
University of London International Programmes via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 26th May, 2015

TESS101x: Enhancing Teacher Education Through OER
Open Education Consortium (OEC) via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 27th May, 2015

HEALTH & MEDICINE (18)

American Health Policy: The Affordable Care Act and the Future of Health Care Reform (Part II of II)
University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

Foundations for Global Health Responders
University of Colorado System via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

BUS5.1: Innovating in Health Care
Harvard University via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 5th May, 2015

MedDigX: Medicine in the Digital Age
Rice University via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 5th May, 2015

Heart Health: a Beginner’s Guide to Cardiovascular Disease
University of Reading via FutureLearn
Go To Class | ★★★★★ (1 rating) | Next Session : 11th May, 2015

Disaster Preparedness for the Health Care Professional
Johns Hopkins University via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 11th May, 2015

Collaboration and Communication in Healthcare: Interprofessional Practice
University of California, San Francisco via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 11th May, 2015

18000201x: 健康评估 Health Assessment
Peking University via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 11th May, 2015

Myths and Realities of Personalised Medicine: The Genetic Revolution
University of New South Wales via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 11th May, 2015

Bacteria and Chronic Infections
University of Copenhagen via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 13th May, 2015

Deteriorating Patient: Assessment, Recognition and Management
London South Bank University via Canvas.net
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

What Matters: Understanding Mental Health
London South Bank University via Canvas.net
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

Understanding and Improving the US Healthcare System
University of Michigan via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★☆☆☆ (2 ratings) | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

Improving Your Image: Dental Photography in Practice
University of Birmingham via FutureLearn
Go To Class | Next Session : 25th May, 2015

Liver Disease: Looking after Your Liver
University of Birmingham via FutureLearn
Go To Class | Next Session : 25th May, 2015

Health for All Through Primary Health Care
Johns Hopkins University via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 27th May, 2015

BIO101x: The Immune System: New Developments in Research – Part 1
Osaka University via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 28th May, 2015

食品安全與毒理 (Food Safety & Toxicology)
National Taiwan University via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 29th May, 2015

ENGINEERING (8)

Processamento Digital de Sinais – Amostragem
Universidade Estadual de Campinas via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 4th May, 2015

FCO201x: Fundamentos de Comunicaciones Ópticas
Universitat Politècnica de València via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 5th May, 2015

CNC.ETRRx: Introducción al Control Numérico por Computadora (CNC) | Introduction to Computer Numerical Control (CNC)
TenarisUniversity via edX
Go To Class | ★★★★☆ (1 rating) | Next Session : 5th May, 2015

DART.ENGS.01.X: The Engineering of Structures Around Us
Dartmouth via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 5th May, 2015

ENGR1.0x: Introduction to Engineering and Engineering Mathematics
University of Texas Arlington via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 14th May, 2015

EG240x: Understanding Wireless: Technology, Economics, and Policy
University of Notre Dame via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

Introduction to Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
University of West Florida via Canvas.net
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

Modelling and Simulation using MATLAB®
via iversity
Go To Class | ★★★★☆ (1 rating) | Next Session : 21st May, 2015

PROGRAMMING (12)

CS002x: Programming in Scratch
Harvey Mudd College via edX
Go To Class | ★★★★★ (1 rating) | Next Session : 5th May, 2015

Programming Mobile Applications for Android Handheld Systems: Part 1
University of Maryland, College Park via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★★☆ (20 ratings) | Next Session : 6th May, 2015

Programming Mobile Applications for Android Handheld Systems: Part 2
University of Maryland, College Park via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★★★ (4 ratings) | Next Session : 6th May, 2015

Programming Mobile Services for Android Handheld Systems: Communication
Vanderbilt University via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 6th May, 2015

COMP102.2x: Introduction to Java Programming – Part 2
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

An Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python (Part 1)
Rice University via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★★★ (2100 ratings) | Next Session : 22nd May, 2015

M101P: MongoDB for Python Developers
via MongoDB University
Go To Class | Next Session : 26th May, 2015

M101JS: MongoDB for Node.js Developers
via MongoDB University
Go To Class | ★★★★☆ (1 rating) | Next Session : 26th May, 2015

M101N: MongoDB for .NET Developers
via MongoDB University
Go To Class | ★★★★☆ (1 rating) | Next Session : 26th May, 2015

M101J: MongoDB for Java Developers
via MongoDB University
Go To Class | ★★★★★ (5 ratings) | Next Session : 26th May, 2015

M102: MongoDB for DBAs
via MongoDB University
Go To Class | ★★★★★ (3 ratings) | Next Session : 26th May, 2015

M202: MongoDB Advanced Deployment and Operations
via MongoDB University
Go To Class | ★★★★★ (1 rating) | Next Session : 26th May, 2015

MATHEMATICS (4)

Applied Logistic Regression
Ohio State University via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 11th May, 2015

Mathematical Biostatistics Boot Camp 2
Johns Hopkins University via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★★★ (1 rating) | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

BMI101x: Bases Matemáticas: Integrales
Universitat Politècnica de València via edX
Go To Class | Next Session : 19th May, 2015

Calculus: Single Variable
University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★★★ (10 ratings) | Next Session : 22nd May, 2015

ART & DESIGN (3)

Design Kit: the Course for Human-Centered Design
+Acumen via NovoED
Go To Class | Next Session : 12th May, 2015

Marriage and the Movies: A History
Wesleyan University via Coursera
Go To Class | ★★★★★ (1 rating) | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

Cracking the Creativity Code: Part 1- Discovering Ideas
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology via Coursera
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th May, 2015

 

MOOC Course Report May 2015