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Bioelectricity: A Quantitative Approach

College | Online class Nerves, the heart, and the brain are electrical. How do these things work? This course presents fundamental principles, described quantitatively.
Topic: Neuroscience
Free

Business Metrics for Data-Driven Companies

College | Online class Business Metrics for Data-Driven Companies is course 1 of 5 in the Excel to MySQL: Analytic Techniques for Business Specialization. Formulate data questions, explore and visualize large datasets,...
Topic: Data Collection and Analysis
Free

Dog Emotion and Cognition

College | Online class Dog Emotion and Cognition will introduce you to the exciting new study of dog psychology, what the latest discoveries tell us about how dogs think and feel about us, and how we can use this new...
Topic: Animal Biology
Free

Inferential Statistics

High School - College | Online class This course covers commonly used statistical inference methods for numerical and categorical data. You will learn how to set up and perform hypothesis tests, interpret p-values, and report the...
Topic: Statistics & Probability
Free

Introduction to Genetics and Evolution

High School - College | Online class Introduction to Genetics and Evolution is a college-level class being offered simultaneously to new students at Duke University. The course gives interested people a very basic overview of some...
Topic: Genetics
Free

Introduction to Probability and Data

College | Online class This course introduces you to sampling and exploring data, as well as basic probability theory and Bayes’ rule. You will examine various types of sampling methods, and discuss how such methods can...
Topic: Statistics & Probability
Free

Introductory Human Physiology

College | Online class In this course, students learn to recognize and to apply the basic concepts that govern integrated body function (as an intact organism) in the body’s nine organ systems.
Topic: Anatomy & Physiology
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Java Programming: A DIY Version of Netflix and Amazon Recommendation Engines

College | Online class Ever wonder how Netflix decides what movies to recommend for you? Or how Amazon recommends books? We can get a feel for how it works by building a simplified recommender of our own! In this...
Topic: Java
Free

Java Programming: Arrays, Lists, and Structured Data

College | Online class This course will build on the skills you learn in Java Programming: Solving Problems with Software. You will continue to expand your programming skill set to read and manipulate data with more...
Topic: Java
Free

Java Programming: Solving Problems with Software

College | Online class Building upon Duke’s “Programming and the Web for Beginners” course, you will grow in your ability to be a problem-solver and programmer by writing Java programs. We are excited that you’ve chosen...
Topic: Java
Free

Linear Regression and Modeling

College | Online class Linear Regression and Modeling is course 3 of 5 in the Statistics with R Specialization. In this Specialization, you will learn to analyze and visualize data in R and created reproducible data...
Topic: Statistics & Probability
Free

Managing Big Data with MySQL

College | Online class This course is an introduction to how to use relational databases in business analysis. You will learn how relational databases work, and how to use entity-relationship diagrams to display the...
Topic: SQL
Free

Mastering Data Analysis in Excel

College | Online class In business, data and algorithms create economic value when they reduce uncertainty about financially important outcomes. This course teaches the concepts and mathematical methods behind the most...
Topic: Microsoft Excel
Free

Music as Biology: What We Like to Hear and Why

College | Online class About this Course The course will explore the tone combinations that humans consider consonant or dissonant, the scales we use, and the emotions music elicits, all of which provide a rich set of...
Topic: Music Appreciation
Free

Programming and the Web for Beginners

7th - College | Online class In this course, you will use computers to creatively design web pages using HTML and CSS. You will then use Javascript to develop programs and algorithms—ways to get the computer to solve problems....
Topic: Web Development
Free

Sports and Society

College | Online class Sports play a giant role in contemporary society worldwide. But few of us pause to think about the larger questions of money, politics, race, sex, culture, and commercialization that surround...
Topic: Sports & Recreation
Free

Statistics Capstone Project

High School - College | Online class The capstone project will be an analysis using R that answers a specific scientific/business question provided by the course team. A large and complex dataset will be provided to learners and the...
Topic: Statistics & Probability
Free

The Challenges of Global Health

College | Online class An introduction to key challenges and concepts important to understanding the current status and determinants of global health.
Topic: Public Health & Epidemiology
Free