Spotlighting Ten New Online Courses
September 13, 2015 | Patrick Cavallario
What do application development, learning Spanish, international law and environmental science have in common? They’re just a few of the new online course starting soon on edX. Whether this is your first course or you’re a seasoned online learner, check out our spotlight of ten new courses and enroll in one today!
Have you ever asked yourself what you can do to impact our society? Maybe you have an idea for a social initiative but don’t know where to start, or maybe you’re interested in changing this out of balance world. There are so many ways to get involved and in this global GROOC, the first MOOC for groups, we’ll engage in social learning with others who want to make a social impact. Enroll today to create a better world tomorrow.
In this science course you’ll learn the basic concepts and applications of magnetic resonance as it relates to biology, chemistry and physics, which will help you get a better understanding of the world around us. Enroll here to study concepts such as how an MRI works and how to figure out the structure of a newly discovered natural product extracted from plants or algae.
This upcoming Chinese Thought course is designed to give students an introduction to early Chinese thought and its modern day implications. We’ll explore concepts including philosophy, religion and science. Specific topics such as Shang and Zhou religious thoughts, the Analects of Confucius, the Daodejing, Mozi, Guodian and the mid Warring States period will be covered in part one. Enroll now.
Enroll in this hands-on programming course from Microsoft to learn the basic XAML skills you’ll need to start creating Windows applications. Developing XAML markup and C# code using Visual Studio 2015 will allow you to solidify your programming skills and learn tasks essential to developing applications for the Universal Windows Platform.
If you are taking for the AP® Environmental Science exam, enroll in this hands-on prep course to learn about the living world, environmental issues and evolution. You’ll hear lectures from AP® Environmental Science teachers and test your knowledge by practicing questions similar to what you’ll see on the exam.
One of the greatest revelations of modern astrophysics is the discovery of exoplanets – planets around other stars. Enroll in this introductory astrophysics course if you are interested in learning methods used to find and study exoplanets and want a deeper understanding of these mysteries.
Since the beginning of time, we’ve experienced several major global health threats and outbreaks. In this health and safety course, you’ll learn about the origins of novel pathogens, analysis of the spread of infectious diseases, countermeasures to prevent and control epidemics, and hear panel discussions among leading health experts. Enroll now.
Enrolling in this introductory Urology course will give you a basic understanding of the clinical sciences of diseases within the genitourinary systems of males and females. You’ll learn that Urology is far more than a surgical specialty, as it includes numerous new and common non-surgical and pharmacotherapeutic alternatives.
Are you interested in learning to speak Spanish? Then this Spanish language course is for you. Enroll today to learn basic skills such as how to introduce yourself and have a brief conversation in Spanish. This hands-on Spanish course designed for English speakers allows students to monitor their progress by taking performance tests and a final exam.
What is international law and what role does it play today’s world? As our global society becomes more interdependent and complex, international law is increasingly important. In this new law course you’ll learn concepts such as how international is made and how it is applied. Enroll now.