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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Explore the rich history of Boston, birthplace of the American Revolution. From the Puritans to the New England Patriots, this course tells the story of one of the country’s most iconic cities and will help students understand Boston’s past and present. Taught by Dr. Robert Allen, chair of Suffolk University’s History Department, this is the first MOOC based on a city and its history.

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Oct 6th 2014

This course will use movies as examples for understanding the philosophical questions regarding human nature, including the following:
What is human nature?
How does the mind relate to the body?
Is there an enduring self?
Are humans independent creatures?
What constitutes an individuals identity?

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Sep 22nd 2014

Quick, what does “cada día” mean? If you know, but don’t speak Spanish, this course is for you. We are a community of learners, sharing daily, practical conversations with each other. Native Spanish speakers from Colombia, Argentina, Mexico, Spain, and all over will join us and provide supportive feedback.

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Sep 22nd 2014

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.

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Sep 22nd 2014

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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Sep 22nd 2014

Are you using the right type of engine oil in your vehicle? Is synthetic, conventional, or blended oil the best? Are there certain oil types that are better than others? Engine type, driving style, weather, and age of vehicle and engine are some of the important factors to consider when selecting the best oil for your vehicle. The misuse of oil can be detrimental to the life of your vehicle. There is much more to oil than meets the eye!

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Sep 22nd 2014

This course is aimed at health care workers in the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK who need to understand how to recognise and intervene with a patient whose physical condition deteriorates. 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.

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Sep 22nd 2014

For six months, the Chicago Columbian Exposition of 1893 dazzled both Americans and the world. The largest World’s Fair to date, the Chicago Fair entertained, amazed, and edified 27 million people, introduced hundreds of new technologies and products, and left us legacies such as the carnival midway, the ferris wheel, the trade show, not to mention Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer and Wrigley Gum.

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Sep 22nd 2014

This course provides an overview of the evolving field of cybersecurity, with an introduction to cybersecurity standards and law.

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Sep 22nd 2014

Learn to think like a futurist! Futurism is not about predicting the future, but making informed decisions today that will impact future developments. The Emerging Future: Technology Issues and Trends MOOC offered by the School of Library and Information Science at San José State University provides the planning skills and technology trends needed to create your personal and organization’s future. Knowing who and what to watch will keep you informed on the latest technology issues and trends that will impact the future.

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Sep 22nd 2014

This course will give both traditional classroom and virtual teachers resources for improving relationships and interactions with students. After reviewing research and current trends in learning and motivation theory, this course will allow teachers to think-aloud and practice with new tools within a caring community of instructors seeking to improve their classroom practices.

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Sep 8th 2014

This course is based on the long-running University of Colorado Mini Med School, founded in 1989, which was the first of its kind. It introduces the exciting basic science that underlies modern medicine, and shows how we use that knowledge to understand medicine today.

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Sep 8th 2014

This course will examine the intersection of technology, culture, and the fine arts. Digital Imaging will focus on the use and manipulation of the image in print and online with a focus on image authenticity and creativity in the age of the Internet.

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Sep 8th 2014

Don't panic! Teaching is an incredibly difficult endeavor, but its foundation is great course design, which is something you can master. Participants in this course will explore (and teach each other!) how to design interesting, engaging classes that will provide students with opportunities for truly significant learning.

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Sep 8th 2014

This is an interdisciplinary course that introduces students to the study of the Ozarks through the arts, humanities, media, and social sciences.

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Sep 7th 2014

Teaching Flipped gives university faculty an introduction to the ins and outs of teaching with a flipped, hybrid, or online MOOC-type classroom.

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Sep 2nd 2014

Participants will engage in a fun four-week adventure to develop a practical and experiential understanding of pedagogy, learning theory, and learning design with technology. Educators and educators-in-training in higher education, as well as teachers and educational specialists in primary and secondary schools, will find value in this course.

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Aug 18th 2014

This course is designed to provide executives, managers, and supervisors the knowledge and tools to create and sustain an ethical culture in their company, department, or work group. Management theorists and ethics experts have increasingly concluded that this responsibility, to create and sustain the ethical organizational culture, is a fundamental task of every level of management.

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Aug 18th 2014

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

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This course is designed to provide an introduction to the subject of ethical behavior in business.

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