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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Jul 11th 2016

Are you entering the world of work for the first time, changing careers or professional direction? Either way, in an increasingly competitive job market it pays to plan and think ahead. This course provides you with planning tools and strategies to help you achieve your career goals.

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Jun 20th 2016

While open to anyone interested in refreshing math skills, this course is designed primarily for new or current college students, particularly those who have not completed their college math requirement. It will provide math refresher materials covering a wide range of mathematical concepts.

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Jun 6th 2016

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s novels have inspired generations of readers of all ages. 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.

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Jun 6th 2016

This free five-week course is dedicated to the life and work of U.S. food writing giants Judith Jones, Craig Claiborne, MFK Fisher, Clementine Paddleford, and Michael Batterberry and their work, from restaurant criticism to cookbooks and magazines. The course is based on videos, readings of primary and secondary sources, forum discussions, and quizzes to test your knowledge.

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May 16th 2016

Biometric technologies are the science of detecting and recognising human characteristics using technologies that measure and analyse individual biological data. The way we are genetically composed, creates identifiable traits that can uniquely represent us as individuals. Just as DNA can be used to identify individuals except for identical twins, some biometric traits such as fingerprints and iris prints are distinctive even among identical twins.

Average: 7 (3 votes)
May 16th 2016

This four-week intensive online course will help participants develop the skills and knowledge needed to evaluate websites, web content, and web applications for compliance with international web accessibility requirements. These requirements help ensure that people with disabilities are able to participate fully on the Web.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
May 16th 2016

This course introduces participants to the regulatory foundations of aircraft accident investigation and investigative techniques specific to major accident investigations.

Average: 10 (2 votes)
May 16th 2016

Building a house has evolved over centuries from providing rudimentary shelter, through increasing personalisation, to the sophisticated multifunctional buildings of today. These building can be designed to minimise visual impact on the environment and on global resources, in both their construction and day-to-day running. In the dark days of the early 20th century, mass housing provisioned many of the niceties. Design considerations were given less attention, but now design processes have evolved to more actively consider the needs of the users, to provide housing spaces which are both functional and pleasant spaces to be.

Average: 1 (1 vote)
May 15th 2016

GIS (Geographical Information Systems) is everywhere. From your smartphone to your tablet, location enabled devices are present in almost every household. With over 80% of all data having some type of spatial (or geographical) component, GIS and the principles of geographic data have relevancy everywhere. This course will introduce students to GIS and the principles of spatial data in their personal life as well as applications of GIS across various industries.

Average: 1 (2 votes)
May 9th 2016

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.

Average: 4 (3 votes)
May 9th 2016

Everyone is talking ‘digital’ - digital curriculum, digital learning & teaching - but what do we really understand about taking higher education into the digital age? In this course we explore the what it means to be both a teacher and a student in the digital age, and how we can best deploy the new opportunities that digital technologies bring, both to online and on campus learning and teaching.

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Apr 4th 2016

This course provides an introduction to the concepts, techniques, and principles of project management. Primary emphasis will be on learning the project management process outlined in the Project Management Institute's PMBOK Guide (Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide). Agile, extreme, and other variations of project management will be discussed and their key features related to the PMBOK Guide.

Average: 5.3 (12 votes)
Apr 4th 2016

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.

Average: 3.7 (3 votes)
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Employability skills are those basic skills necessary for getting, keeping, and doing well on a job. Entry-level employees with good personal skills have confidence in themselves and deal with others honestly and openly, displaying respect for themselves, their co-workers, and their supervisors regardless of other people’s diversity and individual differences. This course will help identify those skills you have and those skills you may need to work on so you can do well in industry jobs.

Average: 7 (2 votes)
Mar 21st 2016

Designing and facilitating online courses with a diverse student population is a challenge for new, as well as experienced online instructors. This course invites your critical reflection on the methods of online instruction; beliefs and potential bias of the online learner; policies and rules and how they align with course objectives; tone and the purpose of communication.

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Mar 21st 2016

The course has been created by lecturers at the International Business School (IBS), part of Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, based in the Netherlands. This is the first time a Dutch university has launched a MOOC in introductory-level economics.

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Mar 21st 2016

Learn how online education differs from traditional classrooms while you explore and develop your own personal strategies for online learning success. You will be guided through an interactive investigation and self-reflection process to help you determine your learning preferences and create your own personal strategy for successful online learning. We will address common misconceptions, frustrations and fears about online learning and introduce techniques to help overcome such obstacles.

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Mar 21st 2016

Este curso pretende ayudar a los participantes a conocer los aspectos más relevantes de la Tecnología Educativa, para ello se tratan aspectos generales de la misma hasta diversos aspectos más específicos acerca de cómo utilizar las TIC (Tecnologías de la Información y la Comunicación) en la educación.

Average: 6 (1 vote)
Mar 21st 2016

This open online course intends to contribute to improve citizens' quality of life, providing an overview of how to assess urban services interdependencies and subsequent vulnerabilities, while anticipating crisis situations, investment prioritisation and cost optimisation thanks to the approach to the city as a System of Systems.

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Apr 4th 2016

This course explores the fundamental connections between mathematics and music. Students will have the opportunity to learn about acoustics and music theory through a mathematical lens. At the core of music are patterns, structures, and relationships that can be understood mathematically. The course will provide opportunities for students to play with and explore some of the concepts, including scales, the Fourier series, beats, rhythm, and harmonics.

Average: 5.4 (7 votes)

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