New Skills, New You: Transform your career in 2016 with Coursera




E.g., 2016-09-27
E.g., 2016-09-27
E.g., 2016-09-27
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Este curso se diseña y desarrolla dentro del marco de acción de IBERVIRTUAL/AIESAD un proyecto Adscrito a las Cumbres Iberoamericanas de Jefes de Estado y de Gobierno cuyo principal objetivo es promover la inclusión social a través del fortalecimiento de la EaD en Iberoamérica. Una de sus líneas de trabajo, ESPACIO DE FORMACIÓN, tiene como meta la capacitación en competencias básicas.

Average: 8 (3 votes)
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En un entorno global y sin fronteras los MOOC han irrumpido con una fuerza que parece imparable, dispuestos a transformar el modelo educativo actual. Un elemento importante en todo MOOC es el material audiovisual. Los mini-vídeos docentes modulares (MDM) pueden ser una alternativa válida de material audiovisual encaminada a lograr el éxito de un MOOC.

Average: 6.3 (4 votes)
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Manejo de datos y gráficos, bases de datos, tablas dinámicas, fórmulas avanzadas y matriciales, Solver, análisis de sensibilidad y administración de escenarios, formularios y plantillas, automatizar procesos mediante la creación de macros, introducción a la programación en Visual Basic para Aplicaciones (VBA).

Average: 8.8 (10 votes)
Oct 10th 2016

Este curso empieza con una introducción a la cocina a baja temperatura y después se centra en la cocina al vacío y, más en especial, en las cocciones al vacío. Se explican las diferencias entre los dos principales tipos de cocciones (directas e indirectas) y se describen otras elaboraciones que se pueden realizar gracias a la técnica del vacío. A lo largo de todo el curso se combinan los conceptos con recetas de El Celler de Can Roca y demostraciones prácticas.

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Oct 3rd 2016

This hands-on course helps you to get started with your own fiction writing, focusing on the central skill of creating characters. Start Writing Fiction focuses on a skill which is central to the writing of all stories and novels – creating characters.

Average: 4 (30 votes)
Sep 26th 2016

Think Again: How to Reason and Argue Reasoning is important. This series of four short courses will teach you how to do it well. You will learn simple but vital rules to follow in thinking about any topic at all and common and tempting mistakes to avoid in reasoning.

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Sep 26th 2016

Improve your logical and critical thinking skills in this free online course. Identify common obstacles to effective thinking. We are constantly being given reasons to do and believe things: to believe that we should buy a product, support a cause, accept a job, judge someone innocent or guilty, that fairness requires us to do some household chore, and so on. Assessing the reasons we are given to do or believe these things calls upon us to think critically and logically.

Average: 7.7 (12 votes)
Sep 26th 2016

Though the concept of personal branding isn't new, questions remain about how to create one and, more importantly, what it means to maintain and inhabit that brand.

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Sep 26th 2016

Think Again: How to Reason Inductively Want to solve a murder mystery? What caused your computer to fail? Who can you trust in your everyday life? In this course, you will learn what distinguishes inductive arguments from deductive arguments and then how to analyze and assess five common forms of inductive arguments: generalizations from samples, applications of generalizations, inference to the best explanation, arguments from analogy, and causal reasoning. The course closes by showing how probability can be used to help us make decisions of all sorts.

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Sep 26th 2016

Interest in meditation, mindfulness, and contemplation has grown exponentially in recent years. Rather than being seen as mystical practices from ancient Buddhism or esoteric philosophy, they are increasingly seen as technologies rooted in evidence from psychology and neuroscience. Mindfulness has become the basis for numerous therapeutic interventions, both as a treatment in healthcare and as a means of enhancing well-being and happiness. For millions around the world, mindfulness has become a life-style choice, enhancing and enriching everyday experience. Mindfulness is big business.

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Sep 26th 2016

This course deals directly with your ability for creativity which is a critical skill in any field. It focuses on divergent thinking, the ability to develop multiple ideas and concepts to solve problems. Through a series of creativity building exercises, short lectures, and readings, learners develop both an understanding of creativity and increase their own ability.

Average: 5.8 (5 votes)
Sep 26th 2016

¿Está a punto de entrar en el mercado laboral? ¿Es un profesional nuevo? ¿Es nuevo en su cargo dentro de la organización? Todos los posibles empleados nuevos necesitan conocer los principios, las funciones y las responsabilidades asociados a la gerencia, independientemente del cargo que ocupen. Ahora puede adquirir amplios conocimientos sobre las teorías y los conceptos básicos de la gerencia, a la vez que estudia la función operativa del gerente en todo tipo de organizaciones.

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Sep 26th 2016

We encounter fallacies almost everywhere we look. Politicians, salespeople, and children commonly use fallacies in order to get us to think what they want us to think. Think Again: Fallacies will show how to identify and avoid many of the fallacies that people use to get us to think the way they want us to think.

Average: 4.8 (6 votes)
Sep 26th 2016

Este curso general tiene el propósito de promover el uso del pensamiento sistémico para nuestro beneficio y de quienes nos rodean.

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Sep 26th 2016

This course gives you easy access to the invaluable learning techniques used by experts in art, music, literature, math, science, sports, and many other disciplines. We’ll learn about the how the brain uses two very different learning modes and how it encapsulates (“chunks”) information. We’ll also cover illusions of learning, memory techniques, dealing with procrastination, and best practices shown by research to be most effective in helping you master tough subjects.

Average: 5.6 (84 votes)
Sep 26th 2016

In the course ‘Establishing a professional ‘self’ through effective intercultural communication’, you will learn how to communicate effectively to establish relationships with colleagues in a culturally and linguistically diverse community and workplace. As language reflects cultures, we begin the course by highlighting the need to take into considerations cultural values when we communicate in a multicultural community and workplace. We then move on to discuss some effective communication skills required to build relationships with colleagues in a globalised workplace.

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Sep 26th 2016

Learn how to use English for study at university or college and develop your writing skills, vocabulary and grammar. If you’re interested in studying at university or college in an English-speaking country, you’ll need to learn how to write using academic English. Academic writing can be very different from other types of English writing you may have done in the past. We have developed this course to help you learn the basics of academic writing and develop your English skills for study in the UK, US, Australia or other countries where English is used.

Average: 4.5 (20 votes)
Sep 26th 2016

In this course, you will learn strategies not only on how to communicate effectively but also how to strengthen your relationships with co-workers and other stakeholders from diverse cultural backgrounds, both inside and beyond the organisation. In particular, "Strengthening your widening network" aims to equip you with a workplace discourse that facilitates familiarity with practices in the working environment and to help you appreciate the complexities inherent in the organisational structure and hierarchy.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Sep 26th 2016

In this project-centered course*, you will craft an essential cornerstone of the modern-day job or internship search: the resume. You’ll review resume best practices and explore current trends with guidance from a professional career counselor and recruiter, and you’ll exchange structured feedback with your peers as you work to polish your own resume. When you complete the course, you’ll have an eye-catching resume that lets your professional strengths shine.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Sep 26th 2016

When is someone giving an argument instead of just yelling? Which parts of what they say contribute to the argument? Why are they arguing instead of fighting? What are arguments made of? What forms do they take? Think Again: How to Understand Arguments will answer these questions a more.
In this course, you will learn what an argument is. The definition of argument will enable students to identify when speakers are giving arguments and when they are not.

Average: 6 (1 vote)

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