Some of the Online Courses I've Taken

A list created by Denton


The computer science courses here helped me build OpenCourser! There are also a bunch of other courses on this list that I've really enjoyed.

The computer science courses here helped me build OpenCourser! There are also a bunch of other courses on this list that I've really enjoyed.

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HarvardX is proud to relaunch this introduction to Justice with new videos and discussion forums in multiple languages! Taught by lauded Harvard professor Michael Sandel, Justice explores critical analysis of classical and contemporary theories of justice,...
HarvardX is proud to relaunch this introduction to Justice with new videos and discussion forums in multiple languages! Taught by lauded Harvard professor Michael Sandel, Justice...
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This course will explore Upton Sinclair’s 1906 novel The Jungle, which portrays the exploitation of immigrants in the industrial USA of the early 20th century. However, this novel is most remembered for its depiction of health violations and unclean...
This course will explore Upton Sinclair’s 1906 novel The Jungle, which portrays the exploitation of immigrants in the industrial USA of the early 20th century. However, this novel...
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The Call of the Wild is a 1903 novel written by Jack London. The story is set in the Yukon, the far northern territory of Canada/Alaska, during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush. During this period, good sled dogs were in high demand. The novel's main character is...
The Call of the Wild is a 1903 novel written by Jack London. The story is set in the Yukon, the far northern territory of Canada/Alaska, during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush....
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It's time to dig in and build something big. In this course, we're going to take the tools we've learned, Flask, Peewee, and Python itself, and build a small social network. We'll have user registration, user authentication, strongly hashed passwords, form...
It's time to dig in and build something big. In this course, we're going to take the tools we've learned, Flask, Peewee, and Python itself, and build a small social network. We'll...
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Machine Learning
Machine Learning

English 5/5 - Highly Recommended by our users

Machine learning is the science of getting computers to act without being explicitly programmed. In the past decade, machine learning has given us self-driving cars, practical speech recognition, effective web search, and a vastly improved understanding of...
Machine learning is the science of getting computers to act without being explicitly programmed. In the past decade, machine learning has given us self-driving cars, practical...
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Learn to create websites using jQuery, the world’s most widely-used JavaScript library. jQuery allows us to “write less, do more” by providing a set of functions that make selecting parts of a webpage and dealing with inconsistencies across different web...
Learn to create websites using jQuery, the world’s most widely-used JavaScript library. jQuery allows us to “write less, do more” by providing a set of functions that make...
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_China (Part 1): Political and Intellectual Foundations: From the Sage Kings to Confucius and the Legalists _is the first of ten parts of ChinaX, that collectively span over 6,000 years of history. Each part consists of 4 to 8 weekly "modules," each with...
_China (Part 1): Political and Intellectual Foundations: From the Sage Kings to Confucius and the Legalists _is the first of ten parts of ChinaX, that collectively span over 6,000...
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When you want to store data from a program, you have two general choices: files or databases. In this course, we're going to explore using a database from within Python by using the excellent ORM Peewee. We'll build a command line diary application that...
When you want to store data from a program, you have two general choices: files or databases. In this course, we're going to explore using a database from within Python by using...
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Louis Armstrong. Charlie Parker. John Coltrane. You’ve heard their names, but do you know what makes them great? In Jazz Appreciation, you will learn what these artists and many others contributed to America’s great original art form, revered the world over...
Louis Armstrong. Charlie Parker. John Coltrane. You’ve heard their names, but do you know what makes them great? In Jazz Appreciation, you will learn what these artists and many...
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JavaScript is a programming language that drives the web: from front-end user interface design, to backend server-side programming, you'll find JavaScript at every stage of a web site and web application. In this course, you'll learn the fundamental...
JavaScript is a programming language that drives the web: from front-end user interface design, to backend server-side programming, you'll find JavaScript at every stage of a web...
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How do we understand architecture? One way of answering this question is by looking through the lens of history, beginning with First Societies and extending to the 16th century. This course in architectural history is not intended as a linear narrative, but...
How do we understand architecture? One way of answering this question is by looking through the lens of history, beginning with First Societies and extending to the 16th century....
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This course is the first of a two-course sequence: Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python, and Introduction to Computational Thinking and Data Science. Together, they are designed to help people with no prior exposure to computer...
This course is the first of a two-course sequence: Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python, and Introduction to Computational Thinking and Data Science....
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Web Typography
Web Typography

English 4/5 - Highly Recommended by our users

As web features barrel ahead, web typography advances with it. We now have more control over type than ever before. But, as the often-quoted line from Spiderman goes, “With great power, comes great responsibility.” Well-built websites can be plagued by bad...
As web features barrel ahead, web typography advances with it. We now have more control over type than ever before. But, as the often-quoted line from Spiderman goes, “With great...
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This course is part of the MITx MicroMasters program in Data, Economics, and Development Policy (DEDP). To audit this course, click “Enroll Now” in the green button at the top of this page. To enroll in the MicroMasters track or to learn more about this...
This course is part of the MITx MicroMasters program in Data, Economics, and Development Policy (DEDP). To audit this course, click “Enroll Now” in the green button at the top of...
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