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Feb 21st 2017

El presente curso, tiene como objetivo presentar las claves de la profesionalización de la política. Las habilidades y los requisitos para desempeñarla, así como la calidad de los políticos. En esta línea, se persigue, ahondar en temas como la carrera política, profesionalización y calidad de los políticos que les podrían ser de utilidad en sus estudios políticos.

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Feb 20th 2017

Explore psychological research to understand basic theories and methods of scientific psychology with a strong focus on positive psychology. As the physical quality of life improves in our increasingly global and technologically focused world, it is particularly important to focus on psychology. In fact, psychology is one of the most popular subjects studied in universities by students across the globe, and there is an increasing interest in studying this fascinating- and constantly changing- field.

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Feb 10th 2017

This course is aimed at introducing the student to the transport system (the factors that drive this system), the impact the transport system has on accessibility, safety and the environment, and transport policy making and
evaluations.

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Jan 23rd 2017

Across the humanitarian sector the success of response rely upon the ever increasing need of a skilled workforce. Managers within this response are under increased pressures with the growing number of natural and man-made disasters causing an incremental need for a professional response from the sector. In this massive online open course (MOOC), you will be exploring some of the core elements of being an effective leader and good manager in humanitarian response.

Average: 7.5 (2 votes)
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Collaborate with Penn faculty and fellow learners to identify the Top 10 Social Policy Issues facing the newly elected US President and Congress. Be part of the national conversation in the first 100 days of the new Presidential Administration and Congress.

Average: 1 (1 vote)
Jan 19th 2017

Learn about the ethical decisions surrounding critical health and life science issues vital to your life through Manga. Is it permissible to create human clones? Would you really want to live forever? Is brain death the death of a human being? These controversial questions will be explored through stories in Manga in this bioethics course. Bioethics is an interdisciplinary field of study that looks into ethical, legal, and social implications of life sciences and health care.

Average: 5.7 (3 votes)
Jan 18th 2017

Learn the skills and tools of improvement science to make positive changes in health, healthcare, and your daily life. Developed through a collaboration between HarvardX and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, PH 556x: Practical Improvement Science in Health Care: A roadmap for getting results will provide learners with the valuable skills and simple, well-tested tools they need to translate promising innovations or evidence into practice.

Average: 1 (1 vote)
Jan 17th 2017

Learn how to safely and effectively participate in global health rotations, projects, and volunteer work. Whether you’re considering a global health learning experience such as a clinical rotation, a research project, or volunteer work, or are preparing to work abroad, this is the course for you!

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Jan 16th 2017

In this course you will be introduced to the basic ideas behind the qualitative research in social science. You will learn about data collection, description, analysis and interpretation in qualitative research. Qualitative research often involves an iterative process. We will focus on the ingredients required for this process: data collection and analysis.

Average: 6.1 (16 votes)
Jan 16th 2017

This course introduces innovative approaches to learning and teaching, with a focus on the use of e-learning and social web technologies.

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Jan 16th 2017

Everyone has experienced education as a learner: these experiences shape how we view and value education, and how we think it should develop in the future. In this course we critically examine a range of ideas around education: including learning, teaching and schooling. Our aim is to consider what our preferred future for education might look like.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Jan 16th 2017

This Specilaization is aimed at preparing students for undergraduate study in an English-speaking university. The course equips you for full participation and engagement with your studies by building awareness and understanding of the core values and expectations of academic culture, and providing you with practical strategies to apply to your studies. In this course, you will learn how to develop your Information & Digital Literacy Skills to help you achieve success in your university studies.

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Jan 16th 2017

An immersive experience in the world of sports that will take students through the four stages of a professional athlete's career. Utilizing lectures, guest speakers, reading assignments and hypothetical walkthroughs, students will learn how the best sports agents manage clients at each of these four stages. This course will provide each student with the skills necessary to guide an athlete through the difficult decisions that can make or lose the athlete millions of dollars, as well as affect their public image and career.

Average: 8.3 (3 votes)
Jan 16th 2017

Les villes africaines, en particulier les grandes agglomérations, sont marquées depuis la 2ème moitié du XXème siècle par une croissance démographique et spatiale sans précédent, ce qui accroit les besoins de mobilité pour relier des lieux de plus en plus éloignés. Il s’agira durant le cours, dans un premier temps, de documenter le contexte de mobilité dans les villes africaines.

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Jan 16th 2017

Join us as we explore India - the fastest growing economy in the world and one of the most diverse places on earth. India is an important player in the human story and is making a rapid return to centre stage. Learning about India has never been more relevant to our lives and possibly our careers. This course, developed through a grant from the U.S. Department of State’s Passport to India initiative, is designed to introduce people of all backgrounds and ages to India and its potential as a destination for study, research, work and entrepreneurship.

Average: 8 (2 votes)
Jan 16th 2017

Think about the oldest and most familiar principles of American law, property and proportional liability, in a new and surprising way, and learn to apply economic reasoning to an especially important and interesting aspect of life.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Jan 16th 2017

Fear and uncertainty about copyright law often plagues educators and sometimes prevents creative teaching. This course is a professional development opportunity designed to provide a basic introduction to US copyright law and to empower teachers and librarians at all grade levels.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Jan 16th 2017

This course introduces class participants to the political significance and societal consequences of challenges facing U.S. and international policymakers. It is designed to help participants develop skills to analyze policy proposals and advocate for their preferred options for issues on the public policy agenda ahead.

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Jan 16th 2017

The Common Law of England and Wales is one of the major global legal traditions. In order to understand the common law, we need to deal with its history, and the development of its characteristic institutions like the jury, judge made law, parliamentary sovereignty and due process.

Average: 6.8 (5 votes)
Jan 16th 2017

In this course, you will learn how to develop your Problem Solving and Creativity Skills to help you achieve success in your university studies.

Average: 3.5 (2 votes)

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