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Ten Most Popular MOOCs Starting in Jan 2015

Source: Class Central

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 140,000 times to MOOC Tracker). Learn more about MOOC Tracker. Courses that have been offered multiple times before are not included in this list.

Ten Most Popular MOOCs Starting in Jan 2015LFS101x.2: Introduction to Linux
Develop a good working knowledge of Linux using both the graphical interface and command line, covering the major Linux distribution families.
Jan 5th | Linux Foundation via edX

A Beginners’ Guide to Writing in English for University Study
Learn how to use English for study at university or college and develop your writing skills, vocabulary and grammar.
Jan 19th | University of Reading via FutureLearn

15.390.1x: Entrepreneurship 101: Who Is Your Customer?
You have an idea for a product, but do you know who will want to buy it?
Jan 9th | MIT via edX

StatLearning: Statistical Learning
This is an introductory-level course in supervised learning, with a focus on regression and classification methods.
Jan 19th | Stanford OpenEdx

Managing People: Engaging Your Workforce
Learn how to understand and get the most out of people in the workplace, with a course that’s ideal for those in management roles.
Jan 12th | University of Reading via FutureLearn

Managing My Money
Gain the skills to manage your personal finances: managing budgets, debts, investments, property purchase, pensions and insurance.
Jan 5th | The Open University via FutureLearn

NUTR101x: Introduction to Nutrition — Food for Health
“You are what you eat”- learn the fundamentals of nutrition and how it can affect human health.
Jan 12th | Wageningen University via edX

UT.6.02x: Embedded Systems — Shape the World
Build real-world embedded solutions using a bottom-up approach from simple to complex in this hands-on, lab-based course.
Jan 21st | The University of Texas at Austin via edX

UT.5.02x: Linear Algebra — Foundations to Frontiers
Learn the theory of linear algebra hand-in-hand with the practice of software library development.
Jan 28th | The University of Texas at Austin via edX

Introduction to Cyber Security
Our lives depend on online services. Gain essential cyber security knowledge and skills, to help protect your digital life.
Jan 26th | The Open University via FutureLearn