University of Texas at Arlington

The University of Texas at Arlington is one of the nation’s most dynamic centers of higher learning, setting the standard for educational excellence in the thriving North Texas region it calls home. An academic centerpiece in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex for nearly 120 years, UT Arlington was founded in 1895 as a private liberal arts institution. The University has evolved through a succession of names and missions, achieving senior college status in 1959 and becoming part of The University of Texas System in 1965.
UT Arlington is rising in stature through its commitment to life-enhancing discovery, innovative teaching, and community engagement. With an enrollment of more than 38,000 students and a flourishing research enterprise, the University is a major contributor to the intellectual and economic advancement of the region, state and nation.
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Natural Language Processing and Language Understanding in Educational Research (edX)

An introduction to analysis of language data for educational researchers. This course offers an overview of natural language processing (NLP) and natural language understanding (NLU) for educational practitioners, leaders, and researchers. This class introduces analysis of and analytical tools for research work with unstructured data such as student writing, [...]

Using Data to Provide Personalized Student Support (edX)

Learn how data is captured in learning experiences and how it is processed and analyzed to inform student support actions. This course will benefit educational designers, learning technology managers, and academics that are interested in how to use data to guide the design and improvements of a learning [...]

Cluster Analysis (edX)

Learn how to conduct a cluster analysis to discover important patterns in student behavior using the popular Weka data mining toolkit. In this course, you will learn the basics of cluster analysis, one of the most popular data mining methods for the discovery of patterns in learning data, and [...]

Feature Engineering for Improving Learning Environments (edX)

Every model used to predict a future outcome depends upon the quality of features used. This course focuses on developing better features to create better models. How can data-intensive research methods be used to create more equitable and effective learning environments? In this course, you will learn how data [...]

Learning Analytics Fundamentals (edX)

Learn about the growing field of learning analytics and how to analyze basic data sets to generate insights. The demand for data science and learning science skills has continued to increase as classrooms, labs, and organizations look to optimize their data and improve learning environments for students and employees. [...]

Digitizing Higher Education (edX)

Explore the impact of digitization on how universities and colleges function administratively and academically. Globally, higher education institutions are grappling with the effects of an increasingly digital world. This course provides an overview of how digitization impacts the economics, administration, academics, and research practices of universities and colleges. Higher [...]

The Science and Practice of Yoga (edX)

Learn to practice yoga on and off the mat and bring mindfulness into your everyday life. Concerned about how the digital age is impacting your well-being? Looking for ways to find balance? This course takes the ancient practice of yoga and translates it into modern day science with practical [...]

Introduction to Open Education (edX)

Learn about open education and how it can significantly reduce costs, increase agency and transparency, and improve learning outcomes. Open education has come a long way over the last two decades in reshaping the effectiveness and economics of education.

What Now? Emerging Technologies and Their Practical Application in K12 Teaching and Learning (edX)

Develop a practical framework for integrating technology into the K12 classroom. Want to learn how to integrate technology into your classroom? This education and teacher training course takes us to the intersection of research and actual classroom practice. It brings together thought leaders, campus leaders, and practicing teachers to [...]

Introduction to Engineering Mathematics with Applications (edX)

Learn basic engineering mathematics and how to apply basic mathematics to solve engineering problems. The goal of this mathematics course is to provide high school students and college freshmen an introduction to basic mathematics and especially show how mathematics is applied to solve fundamental engineering [...]