Tag: Coursera

Principles of Reactive Programming

“Principles of Reactive Programming” is a free online course by École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne institute along with Coursera. This course is in continuation to the coursera’s earlier course “Principles of Functional Programming in Scala”. This course focuses on the principles of reactive programming. Reactive programming is a budding discipline which combines event-based and asynchronous systems and is very important …

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Introduction to Finance: Coursera Online Course

University of Michigan is starting a free online course “Introduction to Finance”  along with Coursera. The course will deal with fundamental methods and skills of finance which are vital for understanding valuation of any asset, personal or corporate. The concepts of time value of money and risk will be applied to understand the major determinants of …

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Coursera & UCIrvine Online Course: Foundations of Virtual Instruction

University of California, Irvine with Coursera starting a free online course “Foundations of Virtual Instruction”. The course will help to learn about, what it takes to teach K-12 course online and other related topics. This course is the part of Information, Tech & Design, Education and Teacher Professional Development subjects. This course will be helpful for the …

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Online Course on Chemistry: Concept Development and Application Part II

The Course “Chemistry Concept Development and Application II” by Coursera is the free online course of Rice University, USA. This course is the second semester of the two semesters sequence of Chemistry Concept Development and Application. It will cover the topics of  second semester General Chemistry courses which are available in most colleges and universities. …

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Introduction to Engineering Mechanics: Online Course by Georgia Institute of Technology

Engineering mechanics is the study of forces that act on bodies and the resultant motion on those bodies. Engineering Mechanics are the basis of all the mechanical sciences: civil engineering, materials science and engineering, mechanical engineering and aeronautical and aerospace engineering. It provides the “building blocks” of statics, dynamics, strength of materials and fluid dynamics. Engineering …

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Cryptography II: Stanford University Online Course with Coursera

Cryptography is the science of information security. It includes techniques such as microdots, merging words with images and other ways to hide information. Cryptography is used to protect e-mail messages, credit card information and corporate data. Cryptography, to most people is concerned with keeping communications private. Indeed, the protection of sensitive communications has been the emphasis of cryptography throughout much …

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The Ohio State University Online Course on Introduction to Pharmacy

Pharmacy is the science of drugs and medicines with special emphasis on the manufacturing of medicines, their supply, appropriate use and effects. The Ohio State University with Coursera is launching a new course on “Introduction to Pharmacy” in the field of Medicine Health & Society. The course will include the history of Pharmacy and its evolving scope of practice. It also deals with ethical foundations, regulation, educational …

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Coursera Welcoming 17 Prominent Universities : A Boom in Online Education

A great leap in online education took place with recent Coursera’s activity of welcoming 17 prominent universities to offer free online education. These are the leading Universities in United States and abroad which will foster free cyber courses via Coursera platform of online education. Announcement made by the company is for the rapid growth of …

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Online Distance Learning Courses for International Students

Distant learning can be described as an opportunity to pursue any study course even when a student is not physically present in a traditional classroom setting. Online distance learning has enabled students (residing in different parts of the world) to pursue any course of their choice at any international university that offers online courses. There …

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