Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

The list of awardees and courses can be found below.  Additional RFPs will be issued in the next academic year.  We look forward to continuing to support Columbia faculty as they develop new and exciting enhancements of teaching and learning at the University, and showcase our outstanding faculty and curriculum to a global audience.

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Spring 2017 Massive Open Online Courses Awardees

Rethinking the Protection of Children in Disaster and War
Mailman School of Public Health

​Neil Boothby
Allan Rosenfield Professor of Forced Migration and Health

​Mark Canavera
Associate Director of Strategy & Practice

​Hanna-Tina Fischer
Associate in Population and Family Health

Introduction to Computer Vision
Department of Computer Science
School of Engineering and Applied Science


​Shree Nayar, T.C. Chang Professor of Computer Science

An Introduction to Causal Inference
Arts and Sciences


​Michael Sobel, Professor of Statistics

Use of Antiretroviral Drugs for Treating and Preventing HIV Infection
ICAP, Mailman School of Public Health


​Susan Michaels-Strasser, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

The Indian and Tibetan Contributions to the River of World Buddhism
Department of Religion, Arts and Sciences


​Robert Thurman, Jey Tsong Khapa Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies

Spring 2016 Massive Open Online Courses Awardees

Corporate Finance
Columbia Business School


​Daniel Wolfenzon, Stefan H. Robock Professor of Finance and Economics

Crisis Resource Management
Columbia University Medical Center

Vivek Moitra
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology

Jessica Leia Spellman
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology

​David Oren Kessler
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

From Soldier to Student: Skills for a Successful Transition to College
School of General Studies 

Robert J. Jenkins, Senior Assistant Dean of Students

Global Muckraking: Media and Social Change
School of International and Public Affairs

Anya Schiffrin, Lecturer in Discipline

The Great Novels 
Arts and Sciences

Sharon Marcus
Orlando Harriman Professor of English, Dean for Humanities

Nicholas Dames
Theodore Kahan Professor of Humanities

History of Music Production Techniques 
Arts and Sciences 


Terence Pender, Assistant Director, Computer Music Center

Pediatric HIV E-Learning for Nurses and Midwives in sub-Saharan Africa 
​ICAP, Mailman School of Public Health


​Susan Michaels-Strasser, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology