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Top 50 Free Online Courses of All Time, According to Class Central

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Class-Central.com has come up with a list of the top 50 free online courses of all time based on thousands of reviews written by their users.

“When I launched Class Central back in November 2011, there were around 18 or so free online courses and almost all of them were at Stanford. Now there are close to 6,000 MOOCs from 600+ universities around the world,” explained Dhawal Shah, Founder and CEO of Class Central.

This is the list:

  • An Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python (Part 1)
    Rice University via Coursera
  • Modern & Contemporary American Poetry (“ModPo”)
    University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
  • A Life of Happiness and Fulfillment
    Indian School of Business via Coursera
  • Coding in your Classroom, Now!
    University of Urbino via EMMA
  • Introduction to Programming with MATLAB
    Vanderbilt University via Coursera
  • What Is a Mind?
    University of Cape Town via FutureLearn
  • ER22.1x: Justice
    Harvard University via edX
  • Machine Learning
    Stanford University via Coursera
  • Introduction to Complexity
    Santa Fe Institute via Complexity Explorer
  • Understanding Dementia
    University of Tasmania via Independent
  • Learn to Program: The Fundamentals
    University of Toronto via Coursera
  • The Science of the Solar System
    California Institute of Technology via Coursera
  • The Bible’s Prehistory, Purpose, and Political Future
    Emory University via Coursera
  • The Great Poem Series: Unbinding Prometheus
    via OpenLearning
  • Functional Programming Principles in Scala
    École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne via Coursera
  • Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects
    University of California, San Diego via Coursera
  • 7.00x: Introduction to Biology – The Secret of Life
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology via edX
  • Medical Neuroscience
    Duke University via Coursera
  • TM01x: Tsinghua Chinese: Start Talking with 1.3 Billion People
    Tsinghua University via edX
  • Fundamentals of Product Management
    via Skillshare
  • Marketing in a Digital World
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign via Coursera
  • Moralities of Everyday Life
    Yale University via Coursera
  • Algorithms: Design and Analysis, Part 1
    Stanford University via Coursera
  • Calculus One
    Ohio State University via Coursera
  • CS188.1x: Artificial Intelligence
    University of California, Berkeley via edX
  • Model Thinking
    University of Michigan via Coursera
  • Introduction to Dutch
    University of Groningen via FutureLearn
  • Aprender
    Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México via Coursera
  • The 3D Printing Revolution
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign via Coursera
  • 15.071x: The Analytics Edge
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology via edX
  • Preparing to Manage Human Resources
    University of Minnesota via Coursera
  • Fractals and Scaling
    Santa Fe Institute via Complexity Explorer
  • The Modern and the Postmodern (Part 1)
    Wesleyan University via Coursera
  • Decision Making in a Complex and Uncertain World
    University of Groningen via FutureLearn
  • Data Mining with Weka
    University of Waikato via Independent
  • Cryptography I
    Stanford University via Coursera
  • CS50x: Introduction to Computer Science
    Harvard University via edX
  • Artificial Intelligence for Robotics
    Stanford University via Udacity
  • Shakespeare and his World
    The University of Warwick via FutureLearn
  • Medicine and the Arts: Humanising Healthcare
    University of Cape Town via FutureLearn
  • Think101x: The Science of Everyday Thinking
    University of Queensland via edX
  • 6.002.1x: Circuits and Electronics 1: Basic Circuit Analysis
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology via edX
  • Intro to Computer Science
    University of Virginia via Udacity
  • Programming for Everybody (Getting Started with Python)
    University of Michigan via Coursera
  • Mindfulness for Wellbeing and Peak Performance
    Monash University via FutureLearn
  • Finding Hidden Messages in DNA (Bioinformatics I)
    University of California, San Diego via Coursera
  • Algorithms for DNA Sequencing
    Johns Hopkins University via Coursera
  • CS110x: Big Data Analysis with Apache Spark
    University of California, Berkeley via edX
  • Algorithms, Part I
    Princeton University via Coursera
  • Introduction to Mathematical Thinking
    Stanford University via Coursera
  • CS1156x: Learning From Data (Introductory Machine Learning)
    California Institute of Technology via edX

 

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