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60 university courses, online and free that start in November

60 university courses, online and free that start in November

November begins with a new range of free online courses from major international universities, as well as different educational platforms. With several proposals in English and Spanish we started a new list of MOOCs to consider for next month.

Each of the suggested courses has a link that leads to its corresponding platform where we will find all the information we need.

In Spanish

Update 11/05: We have expanded the list with these new courses that have just been announced, in Spanish, for this month of November:

Android Application Development (Galileo University)An introductory course for those who want to enter the world of Android applications.

Basic Medical Emergencies (Galileo University)Discuss some of the first aid that we should know to act in an emergency, as well as the importance of developing a healthy lifestyle.

Basic Course in Economics (UCAM) A tour of the basic principles of economics that will help us understand the economic context in our daily activities.

Agility and Lean. Managing the projects and businesses of the s. XXI (Rey Juan Carlos University)Gile methodologies, the Kanban system, the Lean model, applied to software development are some of the topics that we will see in this course.

ROM 5.1: Quality of Port Waters (University of cantabria) Analyze this tool for the management of coastal water systems in port areas.

EHUMOOC. PLE, MOOC and content creation (University of the Basque Country)From different perspectives, analyze the new scenarios of online learning.

New challenges in Human Language Technologies (University of Alicante)From the point of view of experts in the subject, the evolution of TLH, the role it plays in companies, challenges, among other topics, will be analyzed.

The following courses that will take place on the MiriadaX platform will not have a start date, but registration is already open to start soon:

Application Development in HTML5 and for Mobile Devices Firefox O.S (Polytechnic University of Madrid)It is the first MOOC in a series of five, from the Design of Cloud Services for Mobile and Multi-Device Access with HTML5, this time focusing on Firefox OS.

Statistics for researchers: Everything you always wanted to know (University of Salamanca) It is an excellent proposal for those who wish to start in the basic concepts of Statistics.

Macroeconomics Fundamental Course (Rey Juan Carlos University)Analyze the different components of the market in order to understand the current economic context.

Learning, Social Behavior, Emotion and Creativity: Neurobiological Bases (University of cantabria)An interesting option for those interested in behavioral neurobiology, where a mini-course dynamics is proposed to expose and assimilate the course content.

Power your mind (University of cantabria)In addition to analyzing different studies and myths about brain aging, we will see some tips to keep in mind to enhance our intelligence and maintain a healthy mind.

How to do a TFG (Final Degree Project) in Communication (University of São Paulo) Analyze the process to follow in preparing a TFG in the area of ​​Communication Sciences.

Basic Statistical Analysis with SPSS (University of cantabria)A tour of the basic statistical knowledge necessary to be able to function in SPSS.

Learn Statistical Data Analysis with R (UCAM)This MOOC is an interesting complement for those users who wish to familiarize themselves with this working environment.

Financial investment and its taxation (University of San Pablo)Analyze the different options that we find in financial investment and its taxation.

The Spanish Constitution of 1978 for opponents (University of cantabria)Analyze the Spanish Constitution of 1978, taking into account its content, structure and context.

Biostatistics Practical Course with R (First part) (San Pablo University)It will focus on the descriptive analysis of data oriented to the health area, how to interpret it to disseminate the information and propose possible solutions to common problems.

Methodological Strategies for the E-learning Teacher (University of San Martín de Porres)Interesting proposal for those teachers interested in learning about the entire process involved in implementing the different online learning modalities.

Construction of a Virtual Course on the Moodle Platform (San Martin de Porres University)Analyze the full potential of this platform, how to use the different resources and tools to develop educational activities in this environment

Applied Educational Innovation (Polytechnic University of Madrid) Analyze this concept of educational innovation by going through the myths about its implementation, its context, social impact, among other factors.

Introduction to Programming for Science and Engineering (Polytechnic University of Madrid)With the help of the M programming language the premise for users who choose this course is to write their own programs.

Application of social networks to teaching: Virtual communities (Polytechnic University of Madrid)With Facebook and Twitter as important references, we will analyze the role of social networks and how to implement them in education.

Spanish Salamanca A2 (University of Salamanca)Designed for students who are learning Spanish, it will show how to respond to everyday situations through different audiovisual content.

In english


E-learning and Digital Cultures (University of Edinburgh)In a kind of carving analyze the context, potential and influence of e-learning.

Inquiry Science Learning: Perspectives and Practices 2 – Techniques for Success (Rice)This second part will focus on how to create a fun and productive learning environment for a science class.

Evolution: A Course for Educators (American Museum of Natural History)It is part of the courses for Teacher Development at Coursera, with a tour of evolutionary theory and its integration in the educational curriculum.

Foundations of Teaching for Learning 3: Learners and Learning (Commonwealth Education Trust)Analyze the role each educator plays, raising awareness of their role and fostering a productive learning environment.

Emerging Trends & Technologies in the Virtual K-12 Classroom (University of California)We will analyze how to use the different technological resources and how to include students in this stage of learning.

Teachers + Mobile = Creative Classrooms (Wilkes University)Help teachers to become familiar with mobile applications to implement them in education.

Risk Management in Higher Education: Student Issues(Canvas)Analyze the different legal questions that are developed in an academic context.

Rapid Book Publishing for Educators (Open Doors Group)A tour of the process of writing and publishing a book in no time


Analytic Combinatorics (Princeton)A course aimed at students with advanced prior knowledge, with the aim of analyzing the foundations of analytical combinatorics.

Mathematical Biostatistics Boot Camp 1 (Johns Hopkins University) Combining basic and statistical concepts, it provides an in-depth look at biostatistics.

Computer science

Algorithms, Part II (Princeton)This second part focuses on the processing of chains and derivatives complementing the assimilated curriculum in the first part, always analyzed under a practical vision.

Bioinformatics Algorithms (Part 1)(University of California)In addition to the MOOC’s own dynamics, an interactive online book will be used as a complement to the curriculum to assimilate the information and practice simultaneously.

Automata (Stanford)This course is based on the third edition of the book Theory of Automata, Languages ​​and Computing and directed by one of its authors, Jeff Ullman.

Principles of Reactive Programming (Federal Polytechnic School of Lausanne)This MOOC is the continuation of Principles of Functional Programming in Scala, based on Reactive Programming.

Web science: how the web is changing the world (University of Southampton)Analyze the origin of the web, its development and possible future scenarios.

M101P: MongoDB for Developers (Mongo DB)Students will have all the basic knowledge to create an application in MongoDB.

Health / Medicine

Antimicrobial Stewardship: Optimization of Antibiotic Practices (Stanford)Through the analysis of different case studies, students will be helped to develop criteria on the administration of antibiotics.

Useful Genetics Part 1 (UBC)In this first part, we will analyze the foundations of genetics, reviewing its basic concepts and the potential of its study to understand other themes.

Genes and the Human Condition (Behavior to Biotechnology)An analysis of the basic concepts of biotechnology and its influence on the scientific landscape.

Clinical Terminology for International and U.S. Students (University of Pittsburgh)Analyze the medical terms used in US institutions.

Major Depression in the Population: A Public Health Approach (Johns Hopkins University)Focusing on mental health, they will discuss depressive disorders in a series of video conferences.

The Human Body as a Machine (Flinders University)Analyze the functioning of the body, focusing on the coordination and harmony it reflects.

Health and Society (Harvard)Analyze the different social factors that influence the health of the population.


Applications in Engineering Mechanics (Georgia Institute of Technology)This 5-week course is designed for advanced students who wish to complement their knowledge or focus on this branch of Engineering.

Business and Management

Design Thinking for Business Innovation (University of Virginia)Analyze the process involved in applying the Design Thinking concept, with references to real examples that have been successful in its implementation.

The Power of Markets (University of Rochester)Analyze the fundamentals of the microeconomics and its various applications.

Technology Entrepreneurship Part 2 (Stanford)Like the first part, this MOOC aims to guide the creation and management of a technological project following the Silicon Valley business dynamics.

Financing New Ventures (USFC)Analyze all the factors to consider when looking for investment in the early stages of a company.

Introduction to Business Communication (Flatworld Knowledge)How to establish a dynamic and productive collaborative environment.

Project Management Skills for All Careers (Open Doors Group)With the intervention of project management experts, the skills necessary to find balance in the different stages of the process will be analyzed.

Business Ethics for the Real World (Santa Clara University)An analysis of the different ethical dilemmas that may arise in the business world.

Chemistry / Physics

Nanotechnology: The Basics (RICE)Provides an overview of nanotechnology and its importance in the implementation of new technologies


Agriculture and the World We Live In (Massei University)Analyzes the importance of agriculture in world food production

Introduction to ecosystems (Open University of the United Kingdom) Analyzes the functioning of ecosystems.


Sociology (UWS)Analyze the context behind this science when evaluating and understanding the social environment.

College Writing 2.1x: Principles of Written English (Berkeley)Designed for students who want to improve their academic writing in English.

The mind is flat: the shocking shallowness of human psychology (University of Warwick)It analyzes the psychological concepts after the decisions that humanity faces.

In addition to this monthly MOOC compilation for November, we will be commenting on different articles on new proposals in free courses that are presented during the month.

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