Lagunita Stanford Online

Lagunita - Stanford Online is Stanford's instance of the open-source software release of the Open edX platform, which was developed by the joint Harvard/MIT non-profit organization, and which Stanford engineers have been collaborating on since April 2013. Lagunita hosts many of the free, online courses that are taught by Stanford faculty and made available to lifelong learners around the world for self-enrichment. Lagunita also hosts a variety of professional education opportunities in conjunction with many of Stanford University's schools and departments.

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The Threat of Nuclear Terrorism (Lagunita)

This course, created by former Secretary of Defense William J. Perry, brings internationally renowned experts, scientists, political activists and scholars together to discuss the modern day risk of nuclear terrorism and what can be done to mitigate the danger.
Average: 4 ( 1 vote )

SciWrite: Writing in the Sciences (Stanford Online)

This course teaches scientists to become more effective writers, using practical examples and exercises. Topics include: principles of good writing, tricks for writing faster and with less anxiety, the format of a scientific manuscript, and issues in publication and peer review. Students from non-science disciplines can benefit from the [...]
Average: 9 ( 2 votes )

StatLearning: Statistical Learning (Stanford Online)

This is an introductory-level course in supervised learning, with a focus on regression and classification methods. The syllabus includes: linear and polynomial regression, logistic regression and linear discriminant analysis; cross-validation and the bootstrap, model selection and regularization methods (ridge and lasso); nonlinear models, splines and generalized additive models; tree-based [...]
Average: 10 ( 2 votes )

Molecular Foundations of Medicine (Stanford Online)

This course contains selected topics that will help participants understand applications of molecular biology in medicine. Topics include reading the primary literature, molecular techniques, DNA recombination, and genome expression.
Average: 2 ( 2 votes )

Quantum Mechanics for Scientists and Engineers 2 (Stanford Online)

This course covers key topics in the use of quantum mechanics in many modern applications in science and technology, introduces core advanced concepts such as spin, identical particles, the quantum mechanics of light, the basics of quantum information, and the interpretation of quantum mechanics, and covers the major ways [...]
Average: 8 ( 3 votes )

MedStats: Statistics in Medicine (Stanford Online)

This course aims to provide a firm grounding in the foundations of probability and statistics.
Average: 5 ( 2 votes )

Econ-1: Principles of Economics (Stanford Online)

Jun 22nd 2015
Econ-1: Principles of Economics (Stanford Online)
Free Course
This course is designed as an eight-week introduction to the study of economics. Participants will be exposed to the economic way of thinking and learn about the functioning of a modern market economy.
Average: 3 ( 2 votes )

Digging Deeper: The Form and Function of Manuscripts (Stanford Online)

Digging Deeper: The Form and Function of Manuscripts introduces you to the way medieval manuscripts are interpreted, conserved, and disseminated today. The Digging Deeper team of scholars from Stanford and Cambridge shows how to analyze the function of manuscripts, the methods by which they are conserved, and the digital [...]
Average: 9 ( 2 votes )

EP101: Your Body in the World: Adapting to Your Next Big Adventure (Stanford Online)

Welcome to Environmental Physiology! We are excited that you want to explore your body's place in the world. Your body is an amazing machine that is equipped with the capacity to deal with the world's great stressors.
Average: 4 ( 2 votes )

Introduction to Computer Networking (Stanford Online)

This is a self-paced introductory course on computer networking, specifically the Internet. It focuses on explaining how the Internet works, ranging from how bits are modulated on wires and in wireless to application-level protocols like BitTorrent and HTTP.
Average: 2 ( 2 votes )