FYI. 2,600+ MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are getting underway in November, giving you the chance to take free courses from top flight universities. With the help of Class Central, we've pulled together a complete list of November MOOCs. And below we've highlighted several courses that piqued our interest.
- Moralities of Everyday Life - Yale University (6 weeks)
- America's Written Constitution - Yale University (6 weeks)
- Rome: A Virtual Tour of the Ancient City - University of Reading (5 weeks)
- Introducing Humanism: Non-religious Approaches to Life - Humanists UK (8 weeks)
- In the Studio: Postwar Abstract Painting - The Museum of Modern Art (4 weeks)
- Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice: Shylock - Harvard University on edX (4 weeks)
- Russian History: from Lenin to Putin - University of California, Santa Cruz (3 weeks)
- Introduction to Philosophy - University of Edinburgh (7 weeks)
- What Is Contemporary Art? - The Museum of Modern Art (4 weeks)
- Emotions: a Philosophical Introduction - Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Autonomous University of Barcelona) (6 weeks)
- Ancient Philosophy: Plato & His Predecessors - University of Pennsylvania (4 weeks)
Here's one tip to keep in mind: If you want to take a course for free, select the "Full Course, No Certificate" or "Audit" option when you enroll. If you would like an official certificate documenting that you have successfully completed the course, you will need to pay a fee.
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