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These are the top 53 Duke University courses and offerings found from analyzing all discussions on Reddit that mention any Coursera course.

#1
Object Oriented Programming in Java Specialization
This Specialization is for aspiring software developers with some programming experience in at least one other programming language (e.
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Owen Astrachan
0 reddit posts
111 mentions
#2
Statistics with R Specialization
In this Specialization, you will learn to analyze and visualize data in R and create reproducible data analysis reports, demonstrate a conceptual understanding of the unified nature of statistical inference, perform frequentist and Bayesian statistical inference and modeling to understand natural ph...
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Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
4 reddit posts
107 mentions
#3
Java Programming and Software Engineering Fundamentals Specialization
Take your first step towards a career in software development with this introduction to Java—one of the most in-demand programming languages and the foundation of the Android operating system.
Duke University
Susan H. Rodger
1 reddit posts
125 mentions
#4
Excel to MySQL Specialization
Analytic Techniques for Business
Formulate data questions, explore and visualize large datasets, and inform strategic decisions.
Duke University
Daniel Egger
1 reddit posts
56 mentions
#5
Think Again I
How to Understand Arguments
How to Understand Arguments Think Again: How to Reason and Argue Reasoning is important.
Duke University
Dr. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
0 reddit posts
50 mentions
#6
Dog Emotion and Cognition
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 knowledge to further strengthen our relationship with our best friends.
Duke University
Brian Hare
3 reddit posts
32 mentions
#7
Medical Neuroscience
Medical Neuroscience explores the functional organization and neurophysiology of the human central nervous system, while providing a neurobiological framework for understanding human behavior.
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Leonard E. White, Ph.D.
1 reddit posts
25 mentions
#8
Introduction to Programming in C Specialization
This specialization develops strong programming fundamentals for learners who want to solve complex problems by writing computer programs.
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Andrew D. Hilton
2 reddit posts
27 mentions
#9
Programming Foundations with JavaScript, HTML and CSS
Learn foundational programming concepts (e.
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Susan H. Rodger
0 reddit posts
27 mentions
#10
Introduction to Genetics and Evolution
Introduction to Genetics and Evolution is a college-level class being offered simultaneously to new students at Duke University.
Duke University
Dr. Mohamed Noor
1 reddit posts
13 mentions
#11
Introductory Human Physiology
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.
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Jennifer Carbrey
2 reddit posts
12 mentions
#12
Data Science Math Skills
Data science courses contain math—no avoiding that! This course is designed to teach learners the basic math you will need in order to be successful in almost any data science math course and was created for learners who have basic math skills but may not have taken algebra or pre-calculus.
Duke University
Daniel Egger
0 reddit posts
13 mentions
#13
Managing Big Data with MySQL
This course is an introduction to how to use relational databases in business analysis.
Duke University
Daniel Egger
0 reddit posts
17 mentions
#14
Introduction to Probability and Data with R
This course introduces you to sampling and exploring data, as well as basic probability theory and Bayes' rule.
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Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
1 reddit posts
10 mentions
#15
Data Visualization and Communication with Tableau
One of the skills that characterizes great business data analysts is the ability to communicate practical implications of quantitative analyses to any kind of audience member.
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Daniel Egger
0 reddit posts
17 mentions
#16
Java Programming
Solving Problems with Software
Learn to code in Java and improve your programming and problem-solving skills.
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Owen Astrachan
0 reddit posts
25 mentions
#17
Bayesian Statistics
This course describes Bayesian statistics, in which one's inferences about parameters or hypotheses are updated as evidence accumulates.
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Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
1 reddit posts
21 mentions
#18
Java Programming
Arrays, Lists, and Structured Data
Build on the software engineering skills you learned in “Java Programming: Solving Problems with Software” by learning new data structures.
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Andrew D. Hilton
0 reddit posts
15 mentions
#19
Java Programming
Principles of Software Design
Solve real world problems with Java using multiple classes.
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Robert Duvall
0 reddit posts
13 mentions
#20
Behavioral Finance
We make thousands of decisions every day.
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Emma Rasiel
1 reddit posts
8 mentions
#21
English Composition I
You will gain a foundation for college-level writing valuable for nearly any field.
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Dr. Denise Comer
2 reddit posts
8 mentions
#22
Music as Biology
What We Like to Hear and Why
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 data for exploring music and auditory aesthetics in a biological framework.
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Dale Purves
0 reddit posts
10 mentions
#23
Copyright for Educators & Librarians
Fear and uncertainty about copyright law often plagues educators and sometimes prevents creative teaching.
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Kevin Smith, M.L.S., J.D.
0 reddit posts
6 mentions
#24
Inferential Statistics
This course covers commonly used statistical inference methods for numerical and categorical data.
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Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
0 reddit posts
5 mentions
#25
Think Again IV
How to Avoid Fallacies
How to Avoid Fallacies Think Again: How to Reason and Argue Reasoning is important.
Duke University
Dr. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
0 reddit posts
5 mentions
#26
Introduction to Chemistry
Reactions and Ratios
This is an introductory course for students with limited background in chemistry; basic concepts involved in chemical reactions, stoichiometry, the periodic table, periodic trends, nomenclature, and chemical problem solving will be emphasized with the goal of preparing students for further study in ...
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Prof. Dorian A. Canelas
0 reddit posts
7 mentions
#27
Linear Regression and Modeling
This course introduces simple and multiple linear regression models.
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Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
0 reddit posts
4 mentions
#28
The Brain and Space
This course is about how the brain creates our sense of spatial location from a variety of sensory and motor sources, and how this spatial sense in turn shapes our cognitive abilities.
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Dr. Jennifer M. Groh, Ph.D.
0 reddit posts
3 mentions
#29
Visual Perception and the Brain
Learners will be introduced to the problems that vision faces, using perception as a guide.
Duke University
Dale Purves
0 reddit posts
3 mentions
#30
Image and Video Processing
From Mars to Hollywood with a Stop at the Hospital
In this course, you will learn the science behind how digital images and video are made, altered, stored, and used.
Duke University
Guillermo Sapiro
0 reddit posts
4 mentions
#31
Business Metrics for Data-Driven Companies
In this course, you will learn best practices for how to use data analytics to make any company more competitive and more profitable.
Duke University
Daniel Egger
0 reddit posts
2 mentions
#32
Sports and Society
Sports play a giant role in contemporary society worldwide.
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Orin Starn
0 reddit posts
5 mentions
#33
ART of the MOOC
Arte Público y Pedagogía
Los alumnos de este curso aprenderán a hacer sus propias obras de arte social y público si así lo desean, o podrán simplemente estudiar la teoría e historia reciente del medio.
Duke University
Pedro Lasch
1 reddit posts
0 mentions
#34
Copyright for Multimedia
Copyright questions about different formats (data, images, music and video) can be especially difficult.
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Kevin Smith, M.L.S., J.D.
0 reddit posts
2 mentions
#35
Think Again II
How to Reason Deductively
How to Reason Deductively Think Again: How to Reason and Argue Reasoning is important.
Duke University
Dr. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
0 reddit posts
2 mentions
#36
Mastering Data Analysis in Excel
Important: The focus of this course is on math - specifically, data-analysis concepts and methods - not on Excel for its own sake.
Duke University
Jana Schaich Borg
0 reddit posts
2 mentions
#37
Writing, Running, and Fixing Code in C
Building on the course Programming Fundamentals, this course will teach you how to write code by first planning what your program should do—an important approach for novice and professional programmers.
Duke University
Andrew D. Hilton
0 reddit posts
4 mentions
#38
Programming Fundamentals
Programming is an increasingly important skill, whether you aspire to a career in software development, or in other fields.
Duke University
Andrew D. Hilton
0 reddit posts
4 mentions
#39
Electric Industry Operations and Markets
This is a two week course.
Duke University
Lincoln Pratson
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#40
Nanotechnology
A Maker’s Course
How can we create nano-structures that are 10,000 times smaller than the diameter of a human hair? How can we “see” at the nano-scale? Through instruction and lab demonstrations, in this course you will obtain a rich understanding of the capabilities of nanotechnology tools, and how to use this eq...
Duke University
Nan M. Jokerst
0 reddit posts
4 mentions
#41
Pointers, Arrays, and Recursion
The third course in the specialization Introduction to Programming in C introduces the programming constructs pointers, arrays, and recursion.
Duke University
Andrew D. Hilton
0 reddit posts
3 mentions
#42
Interacting with the System and Managing Memory
The final course in the specialization Introduction to Programming in C will teach you powerful new programming techniques for interacting with the user and the system and dynamically allocating memory.
Duke University
Andrew D. Hilton
0 reddit posts
3 mentions
#43
Java Programming
Build a Recommendation System
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 capstone, you will show off your problem solving and Java programming skills by creating recommender systems.
Duke University
Robert Duvall
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#44
Think Again III
How to Reason Inductively
How to Reason Inductively Think Again: How to Reason and Argue Reasoning is important.
Duke University
Dr. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#45
Chimpanzee Behavior and Conservation
Chimpanzees are one of our closest living relatives, yet almost nothing was known about their behavior in the wild until Jane Goodall started her groundbreaking study of the chimpanzees of Gombe, Tanzania in 1960.
Duke University
Emily Boehm
1 reddit posts
3 mentions
#46
Tropical Parasitology
Protozoans, Worms, Vectors and Human Diseases
This course provides students an understanding of important human parasitic diseases, including their life cycles, vectors of transmission, distribution and epidemiology, pathophysiology and clinical manifestations, treatment, and prevention and control.
Duke University
John A. Bartlett, M.D.
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#47
Civic Engagement in American Democracy
So how does the American political system work? Who are some of the key actors? What are key concepts for a student trying to understand what’s going on? How can I as a citizen influence politics? Civic Engagement in American Democracy takes on these and other key questions.
Duke University
Dr. Bruce W Jentleson
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#48
Understanding 9/11
Why 9/11 Happened & How Terrorism Affects Our World Today
This course will explore the forces that led to the 9/11 attacks and the policies the United States adopted in response.
Duke University
David Schanzer
0 reddit posts
4 mentions
#49
Oil & Gas Industry Operations and Markets
The oil and gas industry has an enormous impact on all aspects of daily life.
Duke University
Lincoln Pratson
0 reddit posts
4 mentions
#50
Introduction to Chemistry
Structures and Solutions
This is an introductory course for students with limited background in chemistry; basic concepts such as atomic and molecular structure, solutions, phases of matter, and quantitative problem solving will be emphasized with the goal of preparing students for further study in chemistry.
Duke University
Prof. Dorian A. Canelas
0 reddit posts
5 mentions
#51
The Challenges of Global Health
What are the world’s major health challenges? What contributes to them? What can we do to improve health outcomes and reduce health disparities? Whether you are new to Global Health, want to take a refresher course, or want to sample Global Health before undertaking undergraduate or graduate st...
Duke University
Dr. David Boyd
0 reddit posts
3 mentions
#52
Advertising and Society
This course examines the relation of advertising to society, culture, history, and the economy.
Duke University
Professor William M. O'Barr
0 reddit posts
3 mentions
#53
Blockchain Business Models
Blockchain is an emerging and highly disruptive technology that is poorly understood.
Duke University
Cam Harvey
0 reddit posts
1 mentions