September. The beaches are behind us. The books and classrooms ahead. Perhaps it’s a good time to enroll in a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), especially since a whopping 240+ MOOCs are getting underway this month. You can find a complete list here. Or, head over to Class Central to see September’s 10 most popular MOOCs. Below, I’ve highlighted a few courses that caught my liberal artsy eye:
- Frank Lloyd Wright and the 20th Century – Open Online Academy, New York on EdCast – September 1 (8 weeks)
- The Science of Happiness – University of California, Berkeley on edX – September 8 (10 weeks)
- Modern & Contemporary American Poetry – University of Pennsylvania on Coursera – September 12 (10 weeks)
- Chinese Thought: Ancient Wisdom Meets Modern Science – Part 1 – The University of British Columbia on edX – September 14 (5 weeks)
- How to Write an Essay – University of California, Berkeley on edX – September 14 (48 weeks)
- A Global History of Architecture – Massachusetts Institute of Technology on edX – September 22 (12 weeks)
- Introduction to Logic – Stanford University on Coursera – September 28 (8 weeks)
- Digital Storytelling: Filmmaking for the Web – University of Birmingham on FutureLearn – September 28 (4 weeks)
Note: The trailer for A Global History of Architecture is featured above.
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