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The Institute is committed to generating, disseminating, and preserving knowledge, and to working with others to bring this knowledge to bear on the world's great challenges. MIT is dedicated to providing its students with an education that combines rigorous academic study and the excitement of discovery with the support and intellectual stimulation of a diverse campus community. We seek to develop in each member of the MIT community the ability and passion to work wisely, creatively, and effectively for the betterment of humankind.

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Oct 4th 2017

An introductory course on statics and on the mechanical behavior of deformable structural elements like beams, shafts and rods. 2.01x introduces principles of structural analysis and strength of materials in applications to three essential types of load-bearing elements: bars in axial loading, axisymmetric shafts in torsion, and symmetric beams in bending.

Average: 9.3 (3 votes)
Oct 3rd 2017

An introduction to philosophy of mind, exploring consciousness, reality, AI, and more. The most in-depth philosophy course available online.

Average: 7.8 (5 votes)
Oct 3rd 2017

Learn how to create a product or service that meets your customer’s needs and identify the value proposition that sets you apart from the competition. Entrepreneurship 102 prepares you for the MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp! The bootcamp is a one-week, intensive entrepreneurship education program that challenges you to start a company in 5 days. The Bootcamp offers you the unique opportunity to be mentored by MIT faculty and MIT alumni entrepreneurs and investors as you begin your new entrepreneurial journey.

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Oct 3rd 2017

Create a profitable innovation by learning how to design a business model, price your product and create a successful sales process. Entrepreneurship 103 prepares you for the MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp!

Average: 8.2 (6 votes)
Oct 2nd 2017

Understand how randomized evaluations can be used to evaluate social and development programs. Learn why evaluations matter and how they can be used to rigorously measure the social impact of development programs. This practical course will provide a thorough understanding of randomized evaluations, with pragmatic step-by-step training for conducting one’s own evaluation.

Average: 1.3 (3 votes)
Sep 28th 2017

Become a change leader and take the first step in launching instructional improvement initiatives in schools to improve teaching and learning. Every great teacher and every great school constantly work towards creating better learning conditions for students. Just as we hope our students become lifelong learners, we as educators should be constantly learning and improving.

Average: 10 (1 vote)

Sep 26th 2017

Learn how to both design randomized evaluations and implement them in the field to measure the impact of social programs. A randomized evaluation, also known as a randomized controlled trial (RCT), field experiment or field trial, is a type of impact evaluation that uses random assignment to allocate resources, run programs, or apply policies as part of the study design.

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Sep 26th 2017

Use economic models to learn how prices and markets benefit society in the face of scarcity, and then apply those models to analyze policy. What is produced in an economy? How is it produced? Who gets the product? Microeconomics seeks to answer these fundamental questions about markets.

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Sep 26th 2017

Learn methods for harnessing and analyzing data to answer questions of cultural, social, economic, and policy interest. This statistics and data analysis course will introduce you to the essential notions of probability and statistics.

Average: 2 (2 votes)
Sep 26th 2017

Spaceflight is exciting, and you don’t have to be a “Rocket Scientist” to share in the excitement! This course makes the basics of spaceflight accessible to everyone.

Average: 7.5 (4 votes)
Sep 26th 2017

Using economic theory and data analysis, explore the economic lives of the poor, and the ways to design and implement effective development policy. In this course, we will study the different facets of human development in topics such as education, health, gender, the family, land relations, risk, informal and formal norms, public policy, and institutions.

Average: 7.5 (2 votes)

Sep 26th 2017

Learn the technologies used to manufacture products we use every day, and the fundamental principles required to take processes to scale. Have you wondered how something was manufactured? Do you want to learn what it takes to turn your design into a finished product? This course introduces a wide range of manufacturing processes including machining, injection molding, and 3D printing; and explains the fundamental principles and practices of manufacturing at scale.

Average: 2.5 (2 votes)