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Massive open online courses (MOOCs)

Penn LPS and SAS Online Learning partner with Penn's Online Learning Initiative to offer non-credit massive open online courses (MOOCs) taught by Arts and Sciences faculty. Accessible via the Coursera platform, these courses offer participants opportunities for professional growth, academic exploration, and English language building skills.

Culture-Driven Team Building Specialization

Complete self-directed online courses in team-building and conflict-management skills.

Foundations of Positive Psychology Specialization

Complete self-directed online courses on the science of well-being and resilience.

English for Business and Entrepreneurship

Designed for non-native English speakers, this course explores the vocabulary and concepts needed to develop and pitch a business plan.

English for Career Development

Designed for non-native English speakers, this course walks through the job search, application, and interview process in the United States.

English for Journalism

Designed for non-native English speakers, this course develops the vocabulary and expertise for a career in modern journalism.

English for Media Literacy

Designed for non-native English speakers, this course equips you with skills needed to consume and analyze newspapers, television, social media, and more.

English for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Designed for non-native English speakers, this course explores innovative areas of scientific study, and expands your STEM vocabulary and language skills.

Resilience Skills in a Time of Uncertainty

Learn how to incorporate resilience interventions into your personal and professional life with Dr. Karen Reivich from Penn’s Positive Psychology Center.

Social Norms, Social Change I

Learn how to diagnose and measure social norms and how to distinguish them from other social constructs in this course, a Penn-UNICEF joint project.

Social Norms, Social Change II

Examine social change, the tools used to enact change, and put into practice everything you learned in Part I of this online course.