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The University of Houston is a powerhouse of innovation.  Through our partnership with Coursera, UH offers the following massive open online courses (MOOCs) to the public for professional development or just for the fun of learning.  Learn how math and statistics can be used to help teams win games in Math behind Moneyball.

The Bilingual Brain

This course explores the brain bases of bilingualism by discussing literature relevant to differences in age of initial learning, proficiency, and control in the nonverbal, single language and dual-language literature. Participants will learn about the latest research related to how humans learn one or two languages and other cognitive skills.

Math Behind Moneyball

Learn how probability, math, and statistics can be used to help baseball, football, and basketball teams improve player and lineup selection as well as in game strategy.

Powerful Tools For Teaching And Learning: Web 2.0 Tools

Learn about innovative Web 2.0 tools in K-12 instruction how to effectively integrate these technologies into classroom practices and to create engaging student activies.

Powerful Tools for Teaching And Learning: Digital Storytelling

Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Digital Storytelling introduces educators to digital storytelling and explores ways to use digital stories to enhance students' learning experiences. The course is designed to be comprehensive yet fundamental.

Preparing for AP Physics 1 Exam

This course is designed for high school students preparing to take the AP Physics 1 Exam.

A Brief History of Human Spaceflight

This course provides a view of the history of spaceflight, from early writings telling of human's fascination of space through the early Russian and American space stations. Developed as an interesting and entertaining slice of space history that is accessible to anyone with an interest in human spaceflight.