Stanford Opens Seven New Online Courses for Enrollment (Free)

This fall, Stanford launched a highly-publicized experiment in online learning. The university took three of its most popular computer science courses and made them freely available to the world. Each course features interactive video clips; short quizzes that provide instant feedback; and the ability to pose high value questions to Stanford instructors. The response? It has been nothing short of amazing. One course alone (Introduction to Artificial Intelligence) pulled in more than 58,000 enrollments.

Starting in January and February 2012, Stanford will offer seven new courses, and they’re all open for enrollment today. Here’s the new list (and don’t forget to browse through our collection of 400 Free Online Courses):

Computer Science 101
Software Engineering for SaaS
Human Computer Interfaces
Natural Language Processing
Game Theory
Probabilistic Graphical Models
Machine Learning

Another seven courses have recently been added. Find the updated list here.

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  1. Joey says . . . | November 18, 2011 / 3:07 pm

    The world wants to be educated.

  2. Dave Radcliffe says . . . | November 18, 2011 / 7:40 pm

    The seventh course is Machine Learning.

  3. Thiago H. Sensato says . . . | November 19, 2011 / 5:18 am

    And now Cryptography:

  4. Manuel says . . . | November 26, 2011 / 8:25 am

    There are now classes Anatomy and Information Theory.

  5. Susan Cates says . . . | March 5, 2012 / 7:29 am

    Am enrolled in Anatomy course that is scheduled to begin today, but have heard nothing.

  6. Floor Slat says . . . | March 5, 2012 / 12:57 pm

    I also haven’t heard anything. Can anybody help me to get a link to the lecture or something?!

  7. Pamela Self says . . . | December 7, 2012 / 8:01 pm

    Italian course desired.

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