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These are the top 36 Personal Development courses and offerings found from analyzing all discussions on Reddit that mention any Coursera course.

#1
Learning How to Learn
Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects
This course gives you easy access to the invaluable learning techniques used by experts in art, music, literature, math, science, sports, and many other disciplines.
McMaster University
Dr. Barbara Oakley
16 reddit posts
1416 mentions
#2
The Science of Well-Being
In this course you will engage in a series of challenges designed to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits.
Yale University
Laurie Santos
14 reddit posts
318 mentions
#3
Dynamic Public Speaking Specialization
Good speaking is your most enduring job skill.
University of Washington
Dr. Matt McGarrity
1 reddit posts
20 mentions
#4
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
#5
Mindshift
Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential
Mindshift is designed to help boost your career and life in today’s fast-paced learning environment.
McMaster University
Dr. Barbara Oakley
0 reddit posts
18 mentions
#6
De-Mystifying Mindfulness
Interest in meditation, mindfulness, and contemplation has grown exponentially in recent years.
Universiteit Leiden
Chris Goto-Jones
3 reddit posts
11 mentions
#7
Applying to U.S. Universities
“It depends.
University of Pennsylvania
Erick Hyde
2 reddit posts
1 mentions
#8
Aprendendo a aprender
ferramentas mentais poderosas para ajudá-lo a dominar assuntos difíceis (em Português) [Learning How to Learn]
Este curso dá-lhe acesso fácil a técnicas de aprendizagem de valor inestimável, usadas por especialistas em Arte, Música, Literatura, Matemática, Ciência, Esportes e muitas outras disciplinas.
McMaster University
Dr. Barbara Oakley
0 reddit posts
6 mentions
#9
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
#10
Metaliteracy
Empowering Yourself in a Connected World
This course prepares you to effectively participate in a connected world.
The State University of New York
Dr. Michele Forte
0 reddit posts
2 mentions
#11
Aprendiendo a aprender
Poderosas herramientas mentales con las que podrás dominar temas difíciles (Learning How to Learn)
Este curso te brinda acceso a invaluables técnicas de aprendizaje utilizadas por expertos en arte, música, literatura, matemáticas, ciencia, deportes y muchas otras disciplinas.
McMaster University
Dr. Barbara Oakley
0 reddit posts
5 mentions
#12
Introduction to Personal Branding
Though the concept of personal branding isn't new, questions remain about how to create one and, more importantly, what it means to maintain and inhabit that brand.
University of Virginia
Kimberley Barker, MLIS
0 reddit posts
3 mentions
#13
Ser más creativos
¡Claro que todos podemos potenciar nuestra creatividad a través de procedimientos, rutinas y protocolos sencillos! El participante desarrollará su talento creativo para aportar soluciones originales y generar ideas y productos en el ámbito en que se desenvuelve y en la vida cotidiana.
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Guadalupe Vadillo
0 reddit posts
2 mentions
#14
How to Write a Resume (Project-Centered Course)
What you’ll achieve: In this project-centered course*, you will craft an essential cornerstone of the modern-day job or internship search: the resume.
The State University of New York
Holly Justice
1 reddit posts
3 mentions
#15
How to Apply to College
How to Apply to College will empower learners of all backgrounds to demystify and better understand the college search and selection process, combining the expertise of an Ivy League admissions office and a leading college access and success organization.
University of Pennsylvania
Eric J. Furda
1 reddit posts
1 mentions
#16
Creative Problem Solving
This course deals directly with your ability for creativity which is a critical skill in any field.
University of Minnesota
Brad Hokanson, PhD
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#17
Studying at Japanese Universities
Are you interested in studying at Japanese universities? Do you want to learn about Japan’s university application and enrollment processes, as well as the types of programs on offer? This course will help you to both discover great programs offered by different Japanese universities and prepare a...
The University of Tokyo
Yujin Yaguchi
2 reddit posts
0 mentions
#18
Sit Less, Get Active
Physical inactivity and sedentariness are “silent killers”.
The University of Edinburgh
Danijela Gašević
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#19
Personality Types at Work
Knowing yourself, your team, your manager, and your organization are keys to personal and business success.
University of Florida
Toni Ratliff
1 reddit posts
0 mentions
#20
Designing Your Personal Weight Loss Plan
This 5 week course will guide learners through the essential steps in planning an individualized weight loss program.
Case Western Reserve University
Mary Beth Kavanagh
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#21
The Arts and Science of Relationships
Understanding Human Needs
This course provides an introduction to: 1.
University of Toronto
A. Ka Tat Tsang
0 reddit posts
4 mentions
#22
Race and Cultural Diversity in American Life and History
Learners will deepen their understanding and appreciation of ways in which race, ethnicity and cultural diversity have shaped American institutions, ideology, law, and social relationships from the colonial era to the present.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
James D. Anderson
0 reddit posts
4 mentions
#23
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
#24
The Science of Training Young Athletes
Seventy percent of kids drop out of sports before their high school graduation.
University of Florida
Dr. Chris Brooks
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#25
Job Success
Get Hired or Promoted in 3 Steps
This course, Job Success: Get Hired or Promoted in Three Steps, will prepare you to stand out in a crowded applicant pool so that you can get hired or promoted.
The State University of New York
Amber M. Winters
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#26
Wine Tasting
Sensory Techniques for Wine Analysis
With its roots in ancient cultures as early as 6,000 BC, wine has long been part of the human experience.
University of California, Davis
John Buechsenstein
1 reddit posts
2 mentions
#27
Improving Communication Skills
Learn how to communicate more effectively at work and achieve your goals.
University of Pennsylvania
Maurice Schweitzer
0 reddit posts
2 mentions
#28
What does it mean to identify as Transgender or Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC)?
In the last decade transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) individuals have become increasingly visible in our families, culture, and public discourse.
University of Minnesota
Michael W. Ross
0 reddit posts
2 mentions
#29
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
#30
Learning How To Learn for Youth
Based on the most popular open online course in the world, this course gives you easy access to the learning techniques used by experts in art, music, literature, math, science, sports, and many other disciplines.
Arizona State University
Dr. Barbara Oakley
0 reddit posts
4 mentions
#31
Success
Do you want to be more successful? This course was designed to help you define what success means to you, and to develop a plan for achieving it.
University of Pennsylvania
Richard Shell
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#32
Finding Purpose and Meaning In Life
Living for What Matters Most
Welcome to Finding Purpose and Meaning in Life: Living for What Matters Most! In this course, you’ll learn how science, philosophy and practice all play a role in both finding your purpose and living a purposeful life.
University of Michigan
Vic Strecher
0 reddit posts
4 mentions
#33
Converting Challenges into Opportunities
In a very competitive workplace, demonstrating your ability to turn challenges into opportunities is an important to way stand out to hiring managers and to your existing management/leadership.
University of California San Diego
Drew Dougherty
0 reddit posts
1 mentions
#34
Digital Footprint
If I Googled you, what would I find? As we move around the online world we leave tracks and traces of our activity all the time: social media accounts, tagged images, professional presences, scraps of text, but also many artefacts we don't always realise we are leaving behind, or that others leave ...
The University of Edinburgh
Louise Connelly
0 reddit posts
3 mentions
#35
Exploring Emerging Technologies for Lifelong Learning and Success
This learning opportunity is an open-access resource for lifelong learning.
The State University of New York
Roberta (Robin) Sullivan
0 reddit posts
3 mentions
#36
Healing with the Arts
Through art projects—including visual arts, dance, writing, and music—along with spiritual practices and guided imagery, Healing With the Arts gives you the tools to heal what you need to heal in your life: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual.
University of Florida
Mary Rockwood Lane, PhD, RN, FAAN
0 reddit posts
2 mentions