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Apr 20

Statistical Thermodynamics: Molecules to Machines
Modern engineering research focuses on designing new materials and processes at the molecular level. Statistical thermodynamics provides the formalism for understanding how molecular interactions lead to the observed collective behavior at the macroscale. This course will develop a molecular-level understanding of key thermodynamic quantities like heat, work, free energy and entropy. These concepts will be applied in understanding several important engineering and biological applications.

Marketing: um novo horizonte se apresenta…
- Apresentar a evolução do marketing econômico, desde o início do século XX até os primeiros anos deste século XXI. Desmistificar as interpretações equivocadas sobre o conceito de marketing pelo mercado e, apresentar as principais orientações de marketing e suas fases (marketing 1.0, 2.0 e 3.0). - Apresentar os principais conceitos relativos ao Comportamento do Consumidor e de Marketing de Relacionamento, enfatizando os efeitos das mudanças geracionais e a constatação de ...

Apr 21

Innotools: Transforma tu idea de negocio (4.ª edición)
Durante décadas, y aún hoy, todo proceso emprendedor va acompañado de la necesidad de proyectar el futuro. El Business Plan ha sido y es la herramienta que los emprendedores utilizan para analizar el mercado, la competencia, la oportunidad o calcular nuestros posibles gastos y seguros ingresos, proyectándolos en el futuro. Abordaremos el reto de formular una propuesta de valor innovadora gracias al ejercicio de empatizar con las necesidades del cliente y del usuario final a través del ...

Robots y Videojuegos en las aulas: Scratch y Arduino para profesores (3.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.

Apr 27

Estrategias Metodológicas para el Docente E-learning (4.ª edición)
El avance tecnológico ha permitido una nueva manera de adquirir conocimientos. Así, hoy, hablamos de una educación a distancia, que aprovechando las plataformas digitales e interactivas (foros, chats, uso de videos explicativos, videoconferencias, etc.), permite que los docentes puedan desarrollar sus clases.

May 04

Bioinformatique : génomes et algorithmes
Dans ce cours, vous verrez comment l’informatique contribue à l’interprétation du « texte » des génomes. Les différentes séances vous apporteront les connaissances nécessaires à la compréhension des entités et processus biologiques impliqués dans la génomique et proposeront conjointement une introduction à l’algorithmique sur les séquences de caractères qui, dans ce contexte, représentent l’information génétique. Ce cours abordera le codage et l’exploitation ...

May 05

Español Salamanca A2 (3.ª edición)
Eel curso se orienta más hacia la comunicación y la interacción social que al dominio de los recursos formales de la lengua española: el objetivo final del curso es proporcionar a los seguidores los medios para resolver tareas o problemas básicos de la vida cotidiana usando el español como instrumento.

May 11

OIL & GAS : from exploration to distribution
Gain a thorough understanding of the oil and gas chain. Examine the operations deployed by the petroleum industry in order to find oil and gas, convert crude oil into oil products and ship them to consumers. Practical information, join us! Free registration Starting in May 11th 2015 4 weeks 2-3 hours of work per week Interactive games: learn whilst having fun! Certificate of participation and achievement

Java Workshop: Einführung in eine Java- Programmierumgebung (IDE)
Dieser zweiwöchige Workshop wird als Ergänzung zum Kurs "Java für Einsteiger" angeboten. Unseren Kursteilnehmern wird eine Einführung in die Benutzung einer Java IDE (Integrated Development Environment = Programmierumgebung) gegeben. Mit diesem Kurs möchten wir unsere Teilnehmer befähigen, das erlernte Wissen aus dem Programmierkurs zu festigen und eigene Programme umzusetzen. Benötigt werden hier lediglich ein Computer mit Internetzugang und Browser.

May 15

Probabilidad para secundaria 3
Conocer y aplicar algunos conceptos en el área de Probabilidad para secundaria en el planteamiento de problemas en el aula.

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Wharton online director: We want to help shape the future of learning - Education Dive
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Education Dive Wharton online director: We want to help shape the future of learning Education Dive An early adopter in the space among its peers, Wharton was among the first to embrace MOOCs upon Coursera's launch in 2012. A Wharton Business Foundations course track is among the "Specializations" offered on the platform, with a paid certificate and ... [Link] Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:40:34 GMT

MOOC : l'essor des cours en ligne ouverts à tous
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Display Jérôme Cartegini, Clubic, Apr 16, 2015 Good article en franç ais about the origin of MOOCs and how they developed over time. It covers the gamut from our original MOOCs in 2008 to the Stanford AI course to projects like EdX. It also looks at accessing MOOCs, content and organization, and the limits of the concept of open online learning. It's nice to see an informed an accurate model, in contrast to, say, this piece of  revisionist history from Udemy which paints themselves as the originator of MOOCs on a timeline that begins in 2011. Thanks to ... [Link] Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:: -0400

California’s multi-million dollar online education flop is another blow for MOOCs
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Display Ryan Derousseau, The Hechinbger Report, Apr 16, 2015 According to this article, "the Online Instruction Pilot Project has become another expensive example of the ineffectiveness— so far, anyway— of once-vaunted plans to widen access to college degrees by making them available online, including in massive online open courses, known as MOOCs." To be clear, in this particular project, "to make the program self-sustaining, non-UC students were allowed to enroll, too— for $1,000 to $2,000 per course— and to earn academic credit." So here's what ... [Link] Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:: -0400

Genomic Data Science Course Invades MOOC Platform - International Business Times AU
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International Business Times AU Genomic Data Science Course Invades MOOC Platform International Business Times AU A genomic data science course designed by John Hopkins University would soon hit massive online open course platform Coursera.org, a Forbes report revealed on Monday. The six-course specialisation will cover the basics of molecular biology, DNA and ... [Link] Wed, 15 Apr 2015 07:07:41 GMT

The pizza bomber: Professor creates online MOOC case study - Gannonknight
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Gannonknight The pizza bomber: Professor creates online MOOC case study Gannonknight The tragic “Pizza Bomber” case occurred in 2003. Since that dramatic case, students at Gannon University have been able to learn it and the different investigative techniques involved with solving it. This is because of Dr. Jerry Clark, Ph. D., an ... [Link] Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:10:35 GMT



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