Canvas Network offers open, online courses taught by educators everywhere. Powered by the Canvas learning management system, Canvas Network provides a place and platform where teachers, students, and institutions worldwide can connect and chart their own course for personal growth, professional development, and academic inquiry.

Canvas Network is developed and supported by Instructure, an education technology company that partners with educators, institutions, and technologists to build open educational resources and break down barriers to learning.

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Jun 2nd 2014

How will climate change affect the availability of water in the Western United States—where water is already the most precious natural resource? What water management challenges does the Western U.S. face? How do we manage natural disasters like drought, wildfire, and flooding? This course engages participants with cutting-edge science in exploring these and other questions about the intersection of climate change and water management in the West.

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Jun 2nd 2014

Here is your chance to change the course of history! In this eight-week experience, you will begin developing profitable social and technological innovations to tackle our pressing energy and climate obligations.

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May 19th 2014

Are you considering a career in engineering? Are you fascinated by what engineers do? In this pre-college course, you will gain an understanding of the various fields of engineering and explore the engineering design process, from conceptual design and optimal choice evaluation to project construction.

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May 19th 2014

This free five-module online introductory course gives you the essential concepts, techniques, and skills to effectively work with data and produce compelling data stories under tight deadlines.

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May 19th 2014

This is a short interdisciplinary course on strategic thinking and some of its most powerful tools. Strategic thinking is not exclusive to business applications or the military. The skills taught in this course can be useful to anyone.

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May 19th 2014

Keeping the lights on, gasoline in our cars, and our homes comfortable, requires energy resources. These include coal, methane, petroleum, uranium, biomass, water, wind, geothermal, and sunlight. Knowing how we measure, acquire, and use these resources is critical information because human population and income aspirations are increasing, while access to the means of prosperity—energy dense and affordable resources—is at best uneven.

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May 19th 2014

This course examines the background, causes, and course of the Vietnam War.

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May 5th 2014

Digital commerce is an emerging area of business and career. This course will provide an introduction to the key concepts, business models, and current and future trends in digital commerce.

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May 5th 2014

This course provides an introduction to the concepts, techniques, and principles of project management.

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This course will explore Native American cultures and the impacts of colonial and U.S. government policies on them; European colonization with particular focus on the British in North America; the War for Independence against Britain and the framing of the U.S. Constitution; as well as the formation of political parties in the early republic.

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This course will explore government policies dealing with African-Americans and Native Americans; the rise of big business and urbanization; the second industrial revolution and immigration; U.S. overseas expansion and participation in the First World War; as well as progressivism and the modernist cultures of the 1920s.

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This course will explore the reasons for the Great Depression and the accomplishments of the New Deal; the role of United States in the Second World War and its involvement in the Cold War; the strategies and results of the Civil Rights Movement; the foreign and domestic impacts of the Vietnam War; as well as U.S. social, political, and economic issues since the 1970s.

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May 5th 2014

Este curso objetiva proporcionar uma compreensão do planejamento financeiro adequado, bem como a criação de condições para melhor definir e alcançar objetivos financeiros. O escopo deste curso é adequado às finanças pessoais e familiares.

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Exploring geographic information systems (GIS) is a self-paced course where participants will learn about GIS and how the technology is being used in the real world to support problem-solving and decision-making.

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May 5th 2014

The goal of the Digital Literacy 2 course is to provide practicing and pre-service educators, as well as others, with the tools and knowledge necessary to enhance and enrich the educational experiences of students through digital technologies.

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Introduction to Applied Investing is intended for anyone who wants to become more informed and savvier about investing.

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This course examines the social, political, and economic development of the United States since the end of the Civil War.

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Apr 25th 2014

We all have a story. No matter where we are in our life’s journey; no matter our circumstances; we have something to share that has made us who we are. Capturing and examining our life stories increases our resilience and clarifies our place in the world.

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Apr 21st 2014

In this course you will evaluate more sustainable ways to use and supply energy.

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Apr 21st 2014

Blended learning (the strategic combination of face-to-face and online learning experiences) is growing in popularity within higher education and K-12 settings around the world. The goal of BlendKit2014 is to provide assistance to faculty and instructional designers in designing and developing blended learning courses via 1) a consideration of key issues related to blended learning and 2) practical step-by-step guidance in producing actual materials for a blended course (e.g., developing design documents, creating content pages, and receiving peer review feedback at one's own institution).

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