Tag: online course

Coursera: An Academic Way to Global Village

Coursera is an education technology company founded by computer science professors Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller of Stanford University. Coursera believes in connecting people across the boundaries so that anyone can get education around the world. Their aim is to provide diverse and global education to the diverse people to improve their lives, the lives …

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Coursera Online Course on Symmetry Quantitatively

“Beauty, Form & Function: An Exploration of Symmetry” is the free online course which explains about the symmetrical forms and their importance in nature, art, architecture and technology. The Nanyang Technological University in collaboration with Coursera is offering this course. This course explains the beauty, form and function of symmetry in the objects, then proceed to examine tiling …

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NTU & Coursera Online Course: Introduction to Forensic Science

“Introduction to Forensic Science” is the free online course by the Nanyang Technological University in collaboration with Coursera. This course will explain the scientific principles and techniques behind the work of forensic scientists and will be elaborated with numerous case studies from Singapore and around the world. Forensic science is a science used in public, in a court, or in the …

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Online Course – ‘Understanding Terrorism and the Terrorist Threat’

The University of Maryland along with Coursera is starting a free online course “Understanding Terrorism and the Terrorist Threat”. The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence housed at the University of Maryland, will apply its multi-disciplinary and mixed-method approach to research …

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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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Fundamentals of Neurosciences: HarvardX Online Course

“Fundamentals of Neurosciences” is a free online course by the Harvard University through edX. The course will be taught by renowned professors from Harvard University. This course will help students to know about the complexity of the human mind. The course comprises of three parts that teaches about the structure and function of the nervous system …

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University of Toronto & edX Free Online Course

Online Course on Library Advocacy Unshushed : Values, Evidence & Action Library, a construction or a room containing collection of books, journals and other materials for people to read, understand, borrow, or refer to. Libraries have been loved for over 3,600 years. But now there is a question mark on its relevance. Exploring issues regarding …

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Online Course: Introduction to Programming for Musicians and Digital Artists

“Introduction to Programming for Musicians and Digital Artists” is the free online course offered by California Institute of the Arts along with Coursera. This course provides a complete introduction to programming for digital musicians and artists in the real-time multimedia language ChucK. The California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) in the United States is an international leading …

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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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RiceX Electricity & Magnetism Online Course

Rice University along with edX is starting an online course “electricity and magnetism”. William Marsh Rice University, commonly known as Rice University or Rice is a private research university in Texas, United States. Rice University is known for its applied science programs of artificial heart research, structural chemical analysis, signal processing, space science and nanotechnology. This course serves as an introduction to electricity and magnetism, following the …

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Peking University Massive Open Online Course: Music in the 20th Century

The Peking University is offering an online course ‘Music in the 20th Century’ under its Massive Open Online Courses. The course was first offered at Peking University in 2008 as a Public Elective Course and afterward as a course for General Education. Addressing the students’ interests in 20th century Western Music Culture and incorporating music theory, the …

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MIT & edX Online Course: Introduction to Aerodynamics

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, United States. MIT with edX is starting free online course “Introduction to Aerodynamics”. MIT has five schools and one college including a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering and technological education and research. Aerodynamics is a branch of Dynamics which deals in study of …

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Foundations of Computer Graphics: Online Course by UC Berkeley & edX

The University of California, Berkeley along with edX is starting a free online course “Foundations of Computer Graphics”. Berkeley is the oldest institution in the UC system and offers approximately 350 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines. This course on the Foundations of Computer Graphics covers its concepts of a particular software package. You …

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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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Stanford’s Online Course: Writing In The Sciences

Stanford’s Online Learning is a programme of Stanford University that provides education with OpenedX platform to students around the world by creativity and innovation in online learning. The OpenedX  in the queue of online courses is providing a new free online course ‘Writing In The Sciences’. The course topic is ‘Medicine and Health’ which teaches scientists to become more effective …

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