Love is in the air, and we’re feeling loved up this Valentine’s Day.
Forget roses and chocolates, we wanted to share with you a gift from the heart – our free online course recommendations for this special day.
Here are our top 3 MOOCs to get you in the mood for Valentine’s Day:
Berkeley University of California via edX
Humans are wired to connect, and through social connection, happiness can be found. Why not explore the roots of a happy and meaningful life this Valentine’s Day? You will explore the ground-breaking science of positive psychology and engage with some of the most provocative and practical lessons from this science, discovering how cutting-edge research can be applied to your life. Get happy!
University of Adelaide via edX
“The course of true love never did run smooth” – A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Who better to teach us about love than the Bard himself? Learn about Shakespeare’s plays and their influence through a focus on emotions such as love, hate, and jealousy. You will investigate love and its representation in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and then share your thoughts on love and read about other learners’ personal experiences in love.
Colorado State University via FutureLearn
Why and how do we choose a romantic partner? Learn about the types of romantic relationships people have around the world (including monogamy and polyamory) and understand how people make choices when they enter a relationship. Explore research on attraction and mate selection and consider processes and challenges in the early stages of relationships.