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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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Jan 9th 2017

This course provides tools to help caring professionals enhance professional caring practices in everyday work environments. Learners will be introduced to Watson’s Caring Science. Exploration and learning related to key concepts will be supported through the introduction of mindfulness practice, reflective narrative, and contemplative art.

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Nov 14th 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 (2 votes)
Nov 14th 2016

Humanizing Online Instruction: Building a Community of Inquiry is a 4-week Micro-MOOC made available on the Canvas Open Network. This course is designed to prepare online instructors who teach college and university courses to be able to increase instructor, social, and cognitive presence in their online courses. Each of the weekly modules contains annotated research related to the Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework, grounding the application-based activities in theory.

Average: 6.5 (6 votes)
Nov 14th 2016

Everyone loves a hero. Now, it’s your turn. Become a Design Thinking Hero while exploring how this process can be used to create innovative instructional design solutions. Through a series of challenges posed to you, this course will enable you to use your diverse talents and tools to approach problems and to create solutions that generate learner-centered solutions.

Average: 5 (2 votes)
Nov 14th 2016

El álgebra como parte de la matemática nos permite organizar información a través de variables para representar de forma abstracta situaciones de la vida real. Para lograr lo anterior, es importante conocer cómo se comportan dichas variables al operarlas y establecer igualdades que es el álgebra básica. Todo lo que aprenda en este curso le servirá de base para poder tomar asignaturas de cursos a nivel superior.

Average: 7 (1 vote)
Nov 13th 2016

Arjaus (Ableton Certified Training Center) los invita a participar de este curso introductorio a la producción musical. Ableton Live es la herramienta líder para crear música usando computadoras, su característica distintiva es su flexibilidad para tocar en vivo, tiene un flujo de trabajo que lo convierte en un instrumento.

Average: 9 (2 votes)
Nov 7th 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: 5.4 (7 votes)
Oct 31st 2016

This Massive Open Online Course on “Erasmus+ Funding Opportunities for Youth” will equip you with the basic knowledge and understanding of how to use various funding opportunities and fulfill the funding requirements for international youth exchanges, European voluntary service, mobility of youth workers, and structured dialogue projects funded through Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme.

Average: 1 (1 vote)
Oct 31st 2016

This self-paced course provides participants with the opportunity to explore, assess, and document learning mastered through a variety of life experiences. You will be challenged to think holistically and critically about your skills, knowledge, and performance capabilities as they relate to college-level and professional-based learning.

Average: 5 (1 vote)
Oct 31st 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.

Average: 7 (2 votes)
Oct 30th 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: 6 (4 votes)
Oct 17th 2016

This interdisciplinary course delves into the geography and poetry of the Cascadia bioregion, exploring the area’s physical landscape, its cultural roots, and the innovative poetry produced there.

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Oct 17th 2016

This course presents an overview of the global maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) industry. Regulatory and certification requirements governing the global MRO industry are examined. Topics within the course include: global challenges, opportunities for advancement, the growth of the MRO industry, human resources, and logistic support.

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Oct 17th 2016

This course will show you how to build a massive open online course (MOOC), including lots of tips and tricks, at an affordable cost. It covers content creation and content sourcing from the web, assessment at large scale using quizzes and peer assignments, communication between learners and course design. Not only will this course show you how to build a MOOC, it will provide you with support from tutors and fellow participants for four months. Depending on your level of interest, it will require between two and four hours of effort per week. This course is offered by a team from five European institutions working in content development, online learning and MOOCs.

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Oct 17th 2016

Teaching Flipped gives university faculty an introduction to the ins and outs of teaching with a flipped, hybrid, or online MOOC-type classroom. We will cover the basics of flipped/hybrid/MOOC classes, what is known and not known in the literature, and where these learning methods are heading, how to develop the online (video) content as well as the in class active learning activities, ways to think about and organize your course, and how to assess both the students and your teaching.

Average: 4.2 (5 votes)
Oct 17th 2016

This course explores the development of the Western throughout the 1940s and 1950s and how this film genre provides insights into American culture and the American experience. As one of the first genres of silent film, the Western became the most popular among U.S. audiences from the 1930s through the 1950s, reinventing itself as Hollywood responded to the expectations of viewers. Since the 1970s, revisionist Westerns have questioned the thematic concerns and conventions of what has come to be considered the genre’s traditional or classic formatting.

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Oct 17th 2016

The widespread use of mobile devices in businesses and private environments has changed how we interact with the internet. It has also increased demand for professionals specializing in mobile technologies. This course presents technical knowledge in a clear and intuitive way to help students acquire the skills they need to enter the field of security in mobile environments.

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Oct 17th 2016

La incursión de los dispositivos móviles dentro del mundo empresarial y a nivel privado, ha supuesto un cambio en la manera que teníamos de interactuar con Internet hasta el momento, y ha propiciado la aparición de diversos perfiles orientados exclusivamente a las tecnologías móviles como experto en seguridad móvil, auditor de seguridad móvil, etc. Este curso otorga la facilidad de adquirir las competencias necesarias en este ámbito de una manera guiada y clara, dotando al alumno de conocimientos claros y especializados para poder introducirse en el mundo de la seguridad en entornos móviles.

Average: 3 (1 vote)
Oct 17th 2016

With campuses now under fire for their course content not complying with 504, 508 and WACG2.0 guidelines, it is timely to visit the topic of accessibility in the educational setting. This MOOC introduces the importance of accessibility as an essential communication tool to provide equal, barrier-free access to information for educational institutions.

Average: 8 (3 votes)
Oct 10th 2016

Keiser University Graduate School’s exploratory course, “Determine Your Readiness for MBA Studies” has been structured to provide you with an overview of a graduate learners' journey toward earning a MBA, Specialist, or DBA degree. Participating in this MOOC will help you to understand the challenges and rewards of graduate school.

Average: 6.3 (3 votes)

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