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.

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E.g., Sunday, September 21, 2014
E.g., Sunday, September 21, 2014
Jan 26th 2015

This short programme of study will open up the world of Minecraft for use in education. It is a course for teachers who are wishing to gamify their learning experiences and deliver a unique pedagogy that will engage, enthuse, and keep learners coming back for more.

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Jan 26th 2015

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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Oct 27th 2014

This course provides a general introduction to select world religions and explores how certain religious teachings and practices may have relevance to the occupations of participants.

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With content based on Next Generation Science Standards, this course explores the properties of life through the cell.

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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 20th 2014

Minecraft has endless educational possibilities, but it can be really overwhelming to begin using it as an educational tool. This course is meant for new users of MinecraftEdu who would like to set up their server and plan their first two lessons using Minecraft.

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Offered by Sonoma State University and taught by Dr. Paul Porter and Entrepreneur-in-Residence Mark Nelson, this course highlights the role of entrepreneurial thinking in contemporary education.

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Oct 20th 2014

The study of literary texts can be dramatically enriched if one takes into account the material form in which they are presented to the reader: print or non-print, book or magazine, manuscript or film adaptation, etc. In this course, we will focus on the relationships between text and medium, more precisely between the text and the other elements that may surround it (like illustrations) or between the text and the various material forms that shape it (like the digital hypertext format).

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Oct 20th 2014

This 4-week course introduces participants to the tools and practices associated with academics’ participation in online social networks in order to share, reflect upon, critique, improve, validate, and otherwise develop their scholarship.

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Oct 20th 2014

El curso "Data Science en Agricultura" dotrará a los alumnos de los conocimientos esenciales sobre Data Science, de forma que estos puedan ser capaces de avanzar por sí mismos. La orientación del curso es hacia el ámbito de la agricultura, dado que los casos prácticos que se emplearán están relacionados con este área.

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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.

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Oct 20th 2014

In this course, participants will learn to apply negotiation strategies to a wide range of situations in their professional and personal lives—for better results, improved relationships, and enhanced decision-making.

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Here’s your chance to review the fundamental processes of mathematics with emphasis on problem-solving techniques.

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Oct 20th 2014

This course explores the role of meiosis in creating genetic variation. An investigation of alleles, traits, genotypes, phenotypes, genetic crosses, and the role of dominance is used to explore simple Mendelian genetics, as well as the use of pedigrees.

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Oct 6th 2014

This six-week course is designed to help the criminal justice student learn how to gather, analyze, and process data in the course of large scale criminal case investigations.

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Oct 6th 2014

This course is designed to encourage educators to develop new creative habits that foster personal learning networks, content creation, and innovative learning practices that embrace curiosity, failure and reflection. Each week a new creative habit is explored through the examination and understanding of one’s own relationship to creativity.

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Oct 6th 2014

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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Oct 6th 2014

In this course, you will learn about the most common myths and misinformation related to copyright and fair use. You'll learn how copyright law protects both the rights of authors and audiences and about three prevailing views of copyright in relation to digital media and digital learning.

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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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Oct 6th 2014

Good nutrition, physical activity, and healthy body weight are essential parts of a person's overall health and well-being. Together, these can help reduce a person's risk of developing serious chronic health conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and cancer. The purpose of this course is to enhance knowledge about healthy lifestyle changes to improve eating practices, physical activity habits, and related wellness behaviors such as sleep habits, stress management, and substance abuse.

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