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[Sept] 21

Improving Teacher and Student Relationships
This course will give both traditional classroom and virtual teachers resources for improving relationships and interactions with students. After reviewing research and current trends in learning and motivation theory, this course will allow teachers to think-aloud and practice with new tools within a caring community of instructors seeking to improve their classroom practices. Playlists of leveled readings, video lectures, and research-based curricular resources will assist course ...

[Sept] 22

The Emerging Future: Technology Issues and Trends
Learn to think like a futurist! Futurism is not about predicting the future, but making informed decisions today that will impact future developments. The Emerging Future: Technology Issues and Trends MOOC offered by the School of Library and Information Science at San José State University provides the planning skills and technology trends needed to create your personal and organization’s future. Knowing who and what to watch will keep you informed on the latest technology issues and ...

Cada Dia Spanish - Daily Conversations
Quick, what does “cada día” mean? If you know, but don’t speak Spanish, this course is for you. We are a community of learners, sharing daily, practical conversations with each other. Native Spanish speakers from Colombia, Argentina, Mexico, Spain, and all over will join us and provide supportive feedback. The course offers eight modules, with simple and fun conversational activities. We ask participants to share their activities with others for feedback and further investigation. The ...

Deteriorating Patient: Assessment, Recognition and Management
This course is aimed at health care workers in the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK who need to understand how to recognise and intervene with a patient whose physical condition deteriorates. There is an expectation that course participants will have an understanding of how health and social care is delivered in the UK, and a reasonable knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of the various workers found in NHS and social care settings. However, the material in this course will ...

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Exploring Her Work & Writing Life
Laura Ingalls Wilder’s novels have inspired generations of readers of all ages. Unlike most fiction for young readers published during the Great Depression, Wilder’s Little House books have never gone out of print. While they are uniquely American, they seem to cross cultural boundaries, and have been translated into dozens of languages, from German and French to Indonesian and Japanese. Yet Wilder’s work is also at the center of controversy. Who actually wrote the Little House ...

Introduction to Cybersecurity
This course provides an overview of the evolving field of cybersecurity, with an introduction to cybersecurity standards and law. Students will learn about common cyber attacks and the techniques for identifying, detecting, and defending against cybersecurity threats. They will also gain a basic understanding of personal, physical, network, web, and wireless security, as well as a foundation for more advanced study of cybersecurity.

What Matters: Understanding Mental Health
This course is aimed at health care workers in the National Health Service (NHS) here in the UK. There is an expectation that course participants will have an understanding of how health and social care is delivered in the UK, and a reasonable knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of the various workers found in NHS and social care settings.

The World Columbian Exposition
For six months, the Chicago Columbian Exposition of 1893 dazzled both Americans and the world. The largest World’s Fair to date, the Chicago Fair entertained, amazed, and edified 27 million people, introduced hundreds of new technologies and products, and left us legacies such as the carnival midway, the ferris wheel, the trade show, not to mention Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer and Wrigley Gum. This course will take a tour of all the wonders of the Fair as well as introduce students to many of the ...

Farmacología Básica
Se trata de un curso que pretende aportar unos conocimientos elementales de lo que es la farmacología… El curso dará respuesta a preguntas como: ¿Qué diferencia hay entre fármaco o principio activo y medicamento?, ¿qué es una especilidad farmacéutica?, ¿qué son los medicamentos genéricos?, ¿qué diferencia puede existir entre tomar un fármaco en forma de cápsula, jarabe o comprimido?, ¿cuál es la mejor vía de administración?,¿por qué con el tiempo un tratamiento puede ...

MOOC ABC Gestion de projet 4th Edition
You can already pre-inscribe to that session, upon registrating on Rémi Bachelet’s site : Here are the goals to be expected by the participants: Either you are already involved in management projects, but you want to enlarge your experience and your skill; Or you still lack competence, and you want to gain adequate knowledge, with the aim of developing a new team-work programm. This training modulus is meant to introduce you into grounds of Project Management. You will become be ...

Grundlagen des Programmierens für Schüler
Dieser vierwöchige Kurs richtet sich an Schüler und andere Interessierte, die schon immer in die Welt des Programmierens heineinschnuppern wollten. Auf spielerische Art und Weise wird anhand der Programmiersprache Python eine Einführung in die faszinierende Welt des Programmierens und der Informationstechnologie gegeben.

Oct 01

Estadística para investigadores: Todo lo que siempre quiso saber (2ª edición)
Si alguna vez has tenido problemas con la estadística, este curso está hecho para ti. Es ideal para investigadores y alumnos que se encuentran cursando trabajos fin de grado, trabajos fin de máster o realizando la tesis y que quieren realizar un análisis cuantitativo en sus estudios. Partimos sin nivel de conocimientos previos y está dirigido a todo el mundo que tenga inquietudes en la interpretación de datos estadísticos. Además, es ideal para recordar y actualizar los ...

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 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 ...

Presentaciones Eficaces (4.ª edición)
Hablar en público (con el apoyo de un Powerpoint) es cada vez es más habitual en el entorno laboral. Este curso proporciona numerosos consejos que abarcan todos los aspectos de una presentación: la importancia de definir una propósito, de conocer y adatarse a la audiencia, como planificar una presentación, cuál puede ser la mejor estructura, qué papel juegan las historias en una presentación (incluso técnica), cuál es la mejor forma de empezar y de finalizar, el diseño visual de ...