We all love Coursera for the kind of online learning material they provide, right? But, let me ask you all, how many of you really know about the all time top 10 courses on Coursera? Can anyone tell? No? Don’t worry, I have that covered for you in this article, make sure to read in full!
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Top Ten Coursera Courses
Following is the list of all time top ten courses on Coursera. The numbering is as per the enrollments for each course. These stats are pretty much up to date as I write this article. Over time these numbers will change, make sure to click on the respective links to see the real time stats:
This is the number one course on Coursera. Not because it has the most enrollments but, in terms of ratings as well! Overall, the course is a blockbuster.
Comes from Stanford University, instructor of the course is Andrew NG, the co-founder of Coursera. This is the most enrolled online course on the internet as per my research.
Whopping 3.25 million students already enrolled in the course. The average rating of the course is 4.9/5 after 136,950+ ratings..
Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects
This course is offered jointly by McMaster University and University of California, San Diego. The instructors of this course are: Dr. Barbara Oakley and Dr. Terrence Sejnowski.
What makes it the best are following stats: 1.75+ million enrollments and a rating 4.8/5 after 45, 227 ratings!
Anyone looking for a personal and professional development courses should consider paying attention.
Programming for Everybody
This is my personal favorite course, I have learned a lot from it! Anyone who wants to get into serious programming, this is the course they should consider first.
The course comes from University of Michigan. The instructor of the course is, Charles Russell Severance. It should be a go to course for anyone who wants to get started with Python.
Numbers that make this course no. 3 are: 860,554 enrollments, rating 4.8/5 after 63,251 ratings.
Successful Negotiation: Essential Strategies and Skills
Another great offering from University of Michigan! Anyone who wants to learn negotiation skills should consider looking at this world class course.
The instructor of this course is George Siedel. One of the very popular instructors in Business field. What makes the course number 4 on this list are these stats: 552,431 students enrolled and 4.7/5 rating after 5,822 ratings.
Chinese for Beginners
This course is offered by Peking University, Beijing, China. Anyone who wants to learn Chinese, language spoken by over 1.8 billion should take this course.
The instructor of the course is Xiaoyu Liu, one of the best instructors. 549,143 students have already enrolled, rating of the course is 4.7/5 after 4202 ratings.
Neural Networks and Deep Learning
I see this course going straight to top 3 in coming years! As the creator of this gem is Deeplearning.ai, Andrew NG’s company.
You learn from these instructors: Andrew Ng and his assistants Kian Katanforoosh and Younes Bensouda Mourri.
Along with Machine Learning course, this is also the highest rated Coursera course with a rating of 4.9/5. The course has been taken by 423,297 students already.
This course comes from John Hopkins University and is the most enrolled R Programming course on the internet as per my own research.
Instructors of this top course are: Roger D. Peng, Jeff Leek and Brian Caffo.
Here are the stats that make it number seven on our list: 414,599 enrollments, rating of 4.6/5 after 14,698 ratings.
The Science of Well-Being
A great offering on Coursera from Yale University. Currently along with few other courses, it enjoys the top rating of 4.9/5. Total of 384,340 students have enrolled in the course.
The instructor of the course is Laurie Santos, a Psychology Professor!
Grammar and Punctuation
This course comes from University of California, Irvine. One of the best courses in its category across the internet. The average rating of the course is 4.7/5 after 7543 ratings.
This top Grammar and Punctuation course has been enrolled by 357,984 students already. The instructors of the course are: Tamy Chapman, Helen Name, Brad Gilpin.
English for Career Development
Another course which has the potential to climb the ladder and get into top 5 all time courses on Coursera. Already this high quality course has been taken by 338,738 students. The overall rating of the course after 2459 ratings is 4.9/5.
The instructors of English for Career Development course are: Brian McManus and Robyn Turner. Both are English language specialists.
Coursera Courses are 100% Online
All the courses on Coursera are 100% online. You can start learning from anywhere and at anytime. There are no boundations, just choose your schedules and stick by them.
Download Coursera’s iOS or Android app if you want to experience true learning on the go.
The above ten courses are the best and most enrolled on Coursera. Do look at them and see if you like to enroll. Each course comes with ta free trial, so you have enough time to audit before buying 🙂
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