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Ten Most Popular MOOCs Starting in April 2016

Written by Dhawal Shah
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We compile this list based on how many Class Central users have added a particular course to MOOC Tracker – our watchlist feature (courses have been added more than 400,000 times to MOOC Tracker). Learn more about MOOC Tracker. Courses that have been offered before are not included in this list.

Ten Most Popular Courses - April 2016

Explorations in Confucian Philosophy
Nanyang Technological University via Coursera
Explore the world of Confucianism, its foundational teachings, the ways in which it continues to shape Chinese culture and society, and how it may respond to today’s global challenges.
Go To Class | Next Session : 25th Apr, 2016

Sponsored Teaching Literacy with and through Technology
Boston University via Canvas.net
Spice up your literacy course. Mix traditional and new innovative methods!
Next Session : 18th Apr, 2016

Anatomy of the Abdomen and Pelvis; a journey from basis to clinic.
Leiden University via Coursera
In this anatomy course you will explore the organs involved in our food digestion and discover the common causes of abdominal and pelvic pain. The latest graphics and animations will help you to find new insights and understanding of this part of the body, that has been the focus of anatomical research for centuries and presently arouses renewed scientific interest.
Go To Class | Next Session : 4th Apr, 2016

Web Application Development: Basic Concepts
University of New Mexico via Coursera
Get the basic background, terminology and fundamental concepts in order to build modern full stack web applications.
Go To Class | Next Session : 1st Apr, 2016

Inclusive Leadership Training: Leading with Effective Communication
Catalyst via edX
What does it take to inspire others, promote a novel idea, or even have a difficult conversation? How can you position yourself as a leader through inclusive communication? How do you know that the message you are intending to send is what is being received?
Go To Class | Next Session : 19th Apr, 2016

College Algebra and Problem Solving
Arizona State University via edX
In this college level Algebra course, you will learn to apply algebraic reasoning to solve problems effectively. You’ll develop skills in linear and quadratic functions, general polynomial functions, rational functions, and exponential and logarithmic functions
Go To Class | Next Session : 18th Apr, 2016

FIN101x: Finance for Everyone: Smart Tools for Decision-Making
University of Michigan via edX
Want to learn how to think clearly about important everyday decisions? Finance for Everyone will showcase the beauty and power of finance. This introductory finance course will be a gateway into the world of finance and will examine multiple applications to apply to your everyday life.
Go To Class | Next Session : 5th Apr, 2016

Business English: Meetings
University of Washington via Coursera
This course will teach you vocabulary and skills related to participating in meetings. You will learn terms and phrases used both in email and in speaking to arrange, participate in, and conclude meetings.
Go To Class | Next Session : 4th Apr, 2016

Data Structures
University of California, San Diego via Coursera
A good algorithm usually comes together with a good data structure that allows the algorithm to manipulate the data efficiently. In this course, we consider the common data structures that are used in various computational problems.
Go To Class | Next Session : 4th Apr, 2016

AmPoX.6: Poetry in America: Modernism
Harvard University via edX
This literature course, the sixth module in the Poetry in America series, explores a diverse array of American Modernist poets and poems.  While “Modernism” is notoriously difficult to define, the movement spanned the decades from the 1910s to the mid-1940s, and the poetry of this period marked a clear break from past traditions and past forms.
Go To Class | Next Session : 8th Apr, 2016

HDS 3221.2x: Christianity Through Its Scriptures
Harvard University via edX
Christianity is a global religion. From modest beginnings 2,000 years ago, it has grown to encompass nearly a third of the human population. Diverse in languages, cultures, histories and creeds, Christians nonetheless share a common collection of sacred scripture called the Bible. This religion course introduces you to the Bible and its scripture and asks the questions: What are the contents, languages, and forms of Bibles in various times and places? How have Christians lived out their stories and teachings?
Go To Class | Next Session : 5th Apr, 2016