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These are the top 50 Duke University courses and offerings found from analyzing all discussions on Reddit that mention any Coursera course.

#1
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...
Duke University
Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
3 reddit posts
142 mentions
#2
Think Again IV Course
How to Avoid Fallacies
We encounter fallacies almost everywhere we look.
Duke University
Dr. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
5 reddit posts
93 mentions
#3
Medical Neuroscience Course
Medical Neuroscience explores the functional organization and neurophysiology of the human central nervous system, while providing a neurobiological framework for understanding human behavior.
Duke University
Leonard E. White, Ph.D.
1 reddit posts
50 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
34 mentions
#5
Introduction to Genetics and Evolution Course
Introduction to Genetics and Evolution is a college-level class being offered simultaneously to new students at Duke University.
Duke University
Dr. Mohamed Noor
7 reddit posts
37 mentions
#6
Think Again I Course
How to Understand Arguments
In this course, you will learn what an argument is.
Duke University
Dr. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
0 reddit posts
47 mentions
#7
Dog Emotion and Cognition Course
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
2 reddit posts
31 mentions
#8
Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking Specialization
By taking Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking you will improve your ability to identify, analyze, and evaluate arguments by other people (including politicians, used car salesmen, and teachers) and also to construct arguments of your own in order to convince others and to help you decide wha...
Duke University
Dr. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
5 reddit posts
144 mentions
#9
Introductory Human Physiology Course
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.
Duke University
Jennifer Carbrey
3 reddit posts
19 mentions
#10
Image and Video Processing Course
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
14 mentions
#11
Programming Foundations with JavaScript, HTML and CSS Course
Learn foundational programming concepts (e.
Duke University
Susan H. Rodger
0 reddit posts
15 mentions
#12
English Composition I Course
You will gain a foundation for college-level writing valuable for nearly any field.
Duke University
Dr. Denise Comer
1 reddit posts
8 mentions
#13
Data Science Math Skills Course
Data science courses contain math—no avoiding that.
Duke University
Daniel Egger
0 reddit posts
13 mentions
#14
Introduction to Programming in C Specialization
This specialization develops strong programming fundamentals for learners who want to solve complex problems by writing computer programs.
Duke University
Andrew D. Hilton
1 reddit posts
25 mentions
#15
Visual Perception and the Brain Course
Learners will be introduced to the problems that vision faces, using perception as a guide.
Duke University
Dale Purves
2 reddit posts
7 mentions
#16
Copyright for Educators & Librarians Course
Fear and uncertainty about copyright law often plagues educators and sometimes prevents creative teaching.
Duke University
Kevin Smith, M.L.S., J.D.
1 reddit posts
5 mentions
#17
Introduction to Probability and Data with R Course
This course introduces you to sampling and exploring data, as well as basic probability theory and Bayes' rule.
Duke University
Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
0 reddit posts
10 mentions
#18
The Brain and Space Course
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.
Duke University
Dr. Jennifer M. Groh, Ph.D.
0 reddit posts
5 mentions
#19
Managing Big Data with MySQL Course
This course is an introduction to how to use relational databases in business analysis.
Duke University
Daniel Egger
0 reddit posts
8 mentions
#20
Sports and Society Course
Sports play a giant role in contemporary society worldwide.
Duke University
Orin Starn
1 reddit posts
3 mentions
#21
Bayesian Statistics Course
This course describes Bayesian statistics, in which one's inferences about parameters or hypotheses are updated as evidence accumulates.
Duke University
Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
1 reddit posts
6 mentions
#22
Inferential Statistics Course
This course covers commonly used statistical inference methods for numerical and categorical data.
Duke University
Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
0 reddit posts
7 mentions
#23
Behavioral Finance Course
We make thousands of decisions every day.
Duke University
Emma Rasiel
0 reddit posts
8 mentions
#24
Java Programming Course
Solving Problems with Software
Learn to code in Java and improve your programming and problem-solving skills.
Duke University
Owen Astrachan
0 reddit posts
6 mentions
#25
Data Visualization and Communication with Tableau Course
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.
Duke University
Daniel Egger
0 reddit posts
5 mentions
#26
Music as Biology Course
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.
Duke University
Dale Purves
0 reddit posts
7 mentions
#27
Java Programming Course
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.
Duke University
Andrew D. Hilton
0 reddit posts
4 mentions
#28
Java Programming Course
Principles of Software Design
Solve real world problems with Java using multiple classes.
Duke University
Robert Duvall
0 reddit posts
4 mentions
#29
Linear Regression and Modeling Course
This course introduces simple and multiple linear regression models.
Duke University
Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
0 reddit posts
4 mentions
#30
Business Metrics for Data-Driven Companies Course
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
#31
Mastering Data Analysis in Excel Course
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
3 mentions
#32
Copyright for Multimedia Course
Copyright questions about different formats (data, images, music and video) can be especially difficult.
Duke University
Kevin Smith, M.L.S., J.D.
0 reddit posts
2 mentions
#33
Think Again II Course
How to Reason Deductively
Deductive arguments are supposed to be valid in the sense that the premises guarantee that the conclusion is true.
Duke University
Dr. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#34
Pointers, Arrays, and Recursion Course
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
5 mentions
#35
Writing, Running, and Fixing Code in C Course
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
#36
Programming Fundamentals Course
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
#37
Electric Industry Operations and Markets Course
This is a two week course.
Duke University
Lincoln Pratson
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#38
Interacting with the System and Managing Memory Course
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
#39
Nanotechnology Course
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
1 mentions
#40
Java Programming Course
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.
Duke University
Robert Duvall
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#41
Think Again III Course
How to Reason Inductively
Want to solve a murder mystery? What caused your computer to fail? Who can you trust in your everyday life? In this course, you will learn how to analyze and assess five common forms of inductive arguments: generalizations from samples, applications of generalizations, inference to the best explanat...
Duke University
Dr. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#42
Chimpanzee Behavior and Conservation Course
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
0 mentions
#43
Tropical Parasitology Course
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
#44
Introduction to Chemistry Course
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 ...
Duke University
Prof. Dorian A. Canelas
0 reddit posts
4 mentions
#45
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
0 reddit posts
68 mentions
#46
Introduction to Chemistry Course
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
2 mentions
#47
Oil & Gas Industry Operations and Markets Course
The oil and gas industry has an enormous impact on all aspects of daily life.
Duke University
Lincoln Pratson
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#48
Blockchain Business Models Course
Blockchain is an emerging and highly disruptive technology that is poorly understood.
Duke University
Cam Harvey
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#49
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.
Duke University
Mia Minnes
0 reddit posts
59 mentions
#50
Entrepreneurial Finance Specialization
Strategy and Innovation
From entrepreneurs to executives, this Specialization provides an opportunity for you to learn how to advance business innovation in your company and gain insights from leading faculty in the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Duke University
Cam Harvey
0 reddit posts
2 mentions