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Oct 06

El Romanticismo en el piano: Johannes Brahms
Este curso no universitario acerca al alumno al compositor Johannes Brahms y a sus últimas obras para piano. Para ello contaremos con la visión y los valiosos consejos de grandes maestros del instrumento: Dimitri Bashkirov, Emanuel Krasovsky, Vitaly Margulis, Pavel Gililov, Mihail Voskresensky, Joaquín Achúcarro, Galina Eguiazarova, Joaquín Soriano... En el curso vamos a tener tanto material teórico como práctico estructurado en 10 módulos de una semana de duración cada uno. El ...

Human Nature in Film: Topics in Philosophy
This course will use movies as examples for understanding the philosophical questions regarding human nature, including the following: What is human nature? How does the mind relate to the body? Is there an enduring self? Are humans independent creatures? What constitutes an individuals identity?

Oct 07

Robots y Videojuegos en las aulas: Scratch y Arduino para profesores (2.ª edición)
Este MOOC se dirige a profesores y es extensible también a personas que tengan interés por conocer el funcionamiento del programa Scratch y de su integración con las placas Arduino, para diseñar robots y videojuegos. El objetivo del MOOC es dotar de recursos pedagógicos para la programación de videojuegos y su uso en las aulas. Scratch es el programa que centra la base general del MOOC y también Arduino, que son placas de hardware en código abierto que permiten la creación de ...

Oct 08

Solution and Innovation Skills
In this Mentored Open Online Course “Solution and Innovation Skills”, you learn how to be innovative. With this skill of “Innovativeness” you can overcome challenges in professional as much as in personal life. Push towards new frontiers and discover possibilities of pioneering. If you are passionate and fascinated by the new, then this course is right for you. The key to being innovative is to find, develop and implement solutions for complex problems. This online course on “...

Oct 13

Agilidad y Lean. Gestionando los proyectos y negocios del s. XXI (3ª. edición)
Los objetivos del curso son conocer qué es la agilidad y el Lean aplicado a la tecnología. Profundizar en las técnicas ágiles que necesitará para gestionar con éxito el día a día de los proyectos software y tecnológicos. Durante el curso se profundizará en el cliclo de vida iterativo, el ágil, en cómo se planifican y estiman este tipo de proyectos, cómo se toman los requisitos, y se repasarán las metodologías más populares (cómo Scrum y XP). También se tratará el Lean,...

Oct 15

The Fascination of Crystals and Symmetry
Rubies, sugar, snowflakes: crystals are beauty, arranged in grid structures. This MOOC explains the basic building blocks of crystals, their symmetrical structure and introduces free software for crystal structure exploring.­­

Oct 20

History of Boston
Explore the rich history of Boston, birthplace of the American Revolution. From the Puritans to the New England Patriots, this free course tells the story of one of America’s most iconic cities. Sponsored by Suffolk University, The History of Boston is a unique online offering that will help students learn about the city’s past, present and future. Taught by Dr. Robert Allison, chair of the University’s History Department, the course is the first and only MOOC based on a city and its ...

Oct 27

Einführung in die Internetsicherheit
Die Enthüllungen durch Edward Snowden haben noch einmal verdeutlicht, dass Sicherheit im Internet ein wichtiges Thema ist. Internetnutzer sind sich eher der vielfältigen Möglichkeiten bewusst, die das Internet bietet, weniger jedoch seiner potentiellen Gefahren. Dieser openHPI-Kurs führt in die Grundbegriffe der Internetsicherheit ein: Hier lernen Sie nicht nur, was formelle Sicherheitsziele sind sondern auch, warum das Internet von seinem Grunddesign unsicher ist, was die häufigsten ...

Nov 03

Internationales Agrarmanagement
Landwirtschaft ist heute Management. Um wirtschaftlich entscheiden zu können, brauchen Agraringenieure und Landwirte ausgeprägtes Fachwissen. Das vermittelt der Kurs anhand realer, aktueller Betriebsbeispiele. Auf Deutsch und Russisch.

Nov 10

Técnicas de Creatividad (4.ª edición)
En este curso se pretende exponer al alumno diferentes técnicas de creatividad que le podrán ser de utilidad en una amplia variedad de escenarios, desde profesionales hasta personales. Como punto de partida se propone una reflexión sobre el concepto de creatividad, ofreciendo diferentes puntos de vistas: desde el biológico hasta el de los mitos y leyendas asociados. Seguidamente, el curso ofrecerá una rápida visión de las barreras a la creatividad que suelen impedir un óptimo ...

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Billionaire philanthropy professor Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen to teach MOOC on ... - Silicon Valley Business Journal
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Billionaire philanthropy professor Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen to teach MOOC on ... Silicon Valley Business Journal Now she plans to teach a massive online open course or MOOC to help ordinary Americans, or others who tune in, new ways to think about philanthropy. Much of her work is aimed at givers who make donations in the range of $15 to $25 a clip, as opposed to ... and more » [Link] Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:15:14 GMT

Billionaire philanthropy professor Laura Arrillaga-Andreesen to teach MOOC on ... - San Francisco Business Times (blog)
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Billionaire philanthropy professor Laura Arrillaga-Andreesen to teach MOOC on ... San Francisco Business Times (blog) Now she plans to teach a massive online open course or MOOC to help ordinary Americans, or others who tune in, new ways to think about philanthropy. Much of her work is aimed at givers who make donations in the range of $15 to $25 a clip, as opposed to ... and more » [Link] Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:26:37 GMT

Pardee school launches first MOOC - Daily Free Press (subscription)
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Pardee school launches first MOOC Daily Free Press (subscription) Professor Emeritus Andrew Bacevich is offering the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies' first Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC, which allows anyone in the world to join and fit the class into his or her individual schedule. PHOTO ... [Link] Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:08:56 GMT

Portland Community College Debuts Web Accessibility MOOC for Educators - T.H.E. Journal
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Portland Community College Debuts Web Accessibility MOOC for Educators T.H.E. Journal Portland Community College (PCC) has teamed with a private partner to launch a massive open online course (MOOC) for teachers designed to address Web accessibility concerns associated with online learning. Dubbed "Web Accessibility MOOC for Online ... [Link] Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:08:54 GMT

Germanna launches first MOOC created by a Virginia Community College - Fredericksburg.com
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Germanna launches first MOOC created by a Virginia Community College Fredericksburg.com Germanna Community College's Center for Workforce & Community Education has launched the first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) created by a Virginia community college, according to a release from the community college. The MOOC makes ... [Link] Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:06:55 GMT



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