This course is a first and friendly introduction to calculus, suitable for someone who has never seen the subject before, or for someone who has seen some calculus but wants to review the concepts and practice applying those concepts to solve problems.
The Science of Happiness
The first MOOC to teach positive psychology. Learn science-based principles and practices for a happy, meaningful life.
Journalism for Social Change
Learn how to use solution-based journalism to impel positive social change.
Career Edge: Resume, Networking and Interview Skills
Get the job you want with compelling resume writing and focused interview preparation.
Marketing in a Digital World
This course will examine how digital tools, such as the Internet, smartphones, and 3D printing, are revolutionizing the world of marketing by shifting the balance of power from firms to consumers.
Start Writing Fiction
Learn how to get started with your own fiction writing, focusing first on the central skill of creating characters.
Introduction to Psychology
This course is a survey of the scientific study of human nature, including how the mind works, and how the brain supports the mind.
Principles of Microeconomics
This course introduces microeconomic concepts and analysis, supply and demand analysis, theories of the firm and individual behavior, competition and monopoly, and welfare economics.
Pre-College English coursework focuses on active reading and analytic writing, with emphasis on organization, unity, coherence, and development; an introduction to the expository essay; and a review of the rules and conventions of standard written English.
CS50: Introduction to Computer Science
Introduction to Programming with Java Part 1: Starting to Code with Java
Learn to program with Java in an easy and interactive way and enter the fascinating world of computer science.
Introduction to Marketing
Learn the fundamentals of marketing, including strategies and tools used across industries.
Finance for Everyone: Smart Tools for Decision-Making
In this introduction to finance course from Michigan learn to apply frameworks and smart tools for understanding and making everyday decisions.
User Innovation: A Path to Entrepreneurship
Innovation isn’t confined inside the walls of research labs swarming with PhDs. More often than not, innovation is about ordinary people solving problems that matter to them personally. This could be you. First, think about what you need. Next, find out whether others want the same thing. If they do, you can start a venture – for profit or non-profit - to supply others with the novel product or service you first developed for yourself. Taught by Eric von Hippel, the founding scholar of user innovation, this course will help you think about what problems you should choose to solve and how to share your innovations with others.
How to Succeed at: Writing Applications
This free three week course will help you produce a perfect CV, application and online profile when applying for a job or course.
Make a Website
In this course you will learn how to convert digital design mockups into static web pages. We will teach you how to approach page layout, how to break down a design mockup into page elements, and how to implement that in HTML and CSS.
Fundamentals of Public Speaking
Learn the principles of public speaking by critically examining your own and others’ speeches through interactive practice.
How to Succeed at: Interviews
This free three week course provides the tools you need to succeed at interviews and land your dream job or course place.
Beginner's Guide to Academic Writing
Learn how to use English for study at university or college and develop your writing skills, vocabulary and grammar.
Community Journalism: Digital and Social Media
Gain practical skills and insights into hyperlocal journalism, and use digital and social media to create your own news website.
Nutrition and Wellbeing
Demystify the complex and conflicting messages we hear about nutrition, health and lifestyle today, with this free online course.
Childhood in the Digital Age
Delve into the lives of children and discuss the potential benefits and limitations of technology in their lives.
Social Entrepreneurship 101
In this 4 week course, you'll learn to apply entrepreneurial skills to social problems and design lasting solutions.
Introduction to Computer Science and Prorgramming
This subject aims to provide students with an understanding of the role computation can play in solving problems. The class will use the Python programming language.
Single Variable Calculus
This calculus course covers differentiation and integration of functions of one variable, and concludes with a brief discussion of infinite series.
This course will help you effectively develop employment application materials for today's job market by honing your resume writing skills, providing you with tools to create an impressive resume (or to improve the one you already have), and giving suggestions on developing an effective cover letter. You will study different types of resume and cover letter formats that can be applied to various prospective employment situations and your own personal career goals. You will undertake a critical assessment of the professional skills you already possess, brainstorm and apply the best ways to market these skills in your resume and cover letter, and enhance your application materials by using specific tips and techniques to make you more competitive for the job you seek. By the end of this course, you will combine effective language and design elements to produce a polished resume and cover letter that can be tailored to each specific job application.
The Interviewing Skills course is intended to help you showcase your personality, strengths, interests, and abilities to potential employers. At this stage of your career exploration, you will have researched and targeted appropriate jobs and have marketed yourself to these employers with an attention-getting resume.
Try College 101
This course is designed to equip you with the basic academic, professional, and personal skills you will need to be successful in college. Each student will have a different skill set when he or she starts this course. The point of this course is to give you--a new college student or a person considering a college education--a purposeful, thorough overview of the many tools and skills needed for undergraduate success, as well as to help you understand how you can improve each of these skills over time. Keep in mind that the terms skills, tools, and resources can refer to academic, social, psychological, and emotional skills and techniques as well as physical objects such as books and supplies.
Intro to HTML and CSS
Learn how to convert digital design mockups into static web pages by perfecting page layout, breaking down a design mockup into page elements, and implementing that in HTML and CSS.
Intro to Java Programming
In this introductory course, you’ll learn and practice essential computer science concepts using the Java programming language. You’ll learn about Object Oriented Programming, a technique that allows you to use code written by other programmers in your own programs. You’ll put your new Java programming skills to the test by solving real-world problems faced by software engineers.
Introduction to Computer Science
In this introduction to computer programming course, you’ll learn and practice key computer science concepts by building your own versions of popular web applications. You’ll learn Python, a powerful, easy-to-learn, and widely used programming language, and you’ll explore computer science basics, as you build your own search engine and social network.
Storytelling for Change
This course will help you develop your practical skills as a storyteller. Whether you work in an office making presentations, are a teacher, or interact with customers, using the elements of story bring you closer to your audience.
English Now! USA Learns
Learn English FREE with USA Learns! Learn beginning and intermediate English free. Watch video lessons and do 1000s of activities. Practice English speaking, listening, vocabulary, pronunciation, reading, spelling, writing and grammar.
English Now! Burlington English
BurlingtonEnglish offers a unique program for English language acquisition. It combines face-to-face classroom activities with any time-anywhere access to state-of-the-art online interactive courses. With the BurlingtonEnglish SpeechTrainer®, students effectively improve their pronunciation and comprehensibility, giving them the confidence to communicate successfully in any situation.
How to Cook Healthy Meals
Learn how to eat healthy, save money and cook easy, tasty recipes with the EatFresh.org Mini Course. Available in English and Spanish. Use referral code P2PU when you create an account.
Comics: Art in Relationship
Comics are one of the most popular and exciting ways to tell a story. This course offers a look at the fundamental building blocks of the comic book medium. Exploring panel to panel transitions, text to image relationships, and the intricacies of page layouts, students will examine new and innovative ways to bring their stories to life. This course is designed for both beginning and advanced visual artists. Whether students have tried their hand at comics before or are simply interested in investigating how comics work, this course will provide insights to help storytellers make the most of every page.
Making and Learning
The goal of this course is to assist in the design and/or implementation of a makerspace or maker program that supports learning in a museum or library. The course can support people who are beginning the development of a new makerspace or maker program or be used to improve upon one that is already up and running. This course is intended for museum and library professionals, or anybody who is designing a makerspace. We encourage participants to engage in the sessions with team members, from your own organization and/or with partner organizations.
Writing well is one of the most important skills you can learn for success in the business world. Knowing how to write well allows you to deliver your ideas with the power they deserve. Good writing also conveys a sense of your professional excellence to the world around you. In this course, you'll master the simple, effective skills that drive all successful business writing. You'll create impactful documents that not only showcase your ideas, but showcase your own professionalism to your audience.