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10 Free Coursera Classes starting next Monday, June 24

Posted by Sandi Lin on June 18, 2013

It's summer time! Coursera has 10 free courses that start next Monday, June 24, from computer networking to biology. Sign up now if you're interested in joining.

 
Software Defined Networking
Software Defined Networking
Georgia Institute of Technology
 
In this course, you will learn about software defined networking and how it is changing the way communications networks are managed, maintained, and secured.
 
 
Computer Networks
Computer Networks
University of Washington
 
The Internet is a computer network that millions of people use every day. Understand the design strategies used to solve computer networking problems while you learn how the Internet works.
Networks Illustrated: Principles without Calculus Networks Illustrated: Principles without Calculus
Princeton University
 
This course serves as an introduction to the basic principles that govern all aspects of our networked lives. We will learn about companies like Google and technologies like the Internet in a way that requires no mathematics beyond basic algebra.
 
 
Introduction to Public Speaking
Introduction to Public Speaking
University of Washington
 
A report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers shows that employers want job candidates with strong communication skills. Similarly, educational success also requires the ability to articulate your thoughts clearly.
Computational Molecular Evolution
Computational Molecular Evolution
Technical University of Denmark
 
In this course you will learn about how and why DNA and protein sequences evolve. You will learn the theory behind methods for building and analyzing phylogenetic trees, and get hands-on experience with some widely used software packages.
English Common Law: Structure and Principles
English Common Law: Structure and Principles
University of London
 
For students or professionals who have an interest in learning about the development and application of the law in a common law jurisdiction.
The Camera Never Lies
The Camera Never Lies
University of London
 
Film, images & historical interpretation in the 20th century for those who have a general interest in photojournalism, and films based on historical events.
The Social Context of Mental Health and Illness
The Social Context of Mental Health and Illness
University of Toronto
 
Learn how social factors promote mental health, influence the onset and course of mental illness, and affect how mental illnesses are diagnosed and treated.
Vaccine Trials: Methods and Best Practices
Vaccine Trials: Methods and Best Practices
Johns Hopkins University
 
This course will explore the process of evaluating investigational vaccines in clinical trials including informed consent, recruitment, enrollment, safety evaluation, and quality data collection.
Nutrition for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Nutrition for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
University of California, San Francisco
 
This course covers the basics of normal nutrition for optimal health outcomes and evidence-based diets for a variety of diseases.
 

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