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.

Average: 3.5 (6 votes)
Jun 20th 2016

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

Average: 7 (1 vote)
Jun 20th 2016

Determine Your Readiness for Doctoral Studies is a course for individuals interested in discovering what it takes to complete a doctorate. You will learn about critical thinking, how people learn and what part personality plays in how individuals learn.

Average: 8.4 (5 votes)
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.

Average: 8 (1 vote)
Jun 6th 2016

Students may choose to work at their own pace across all three subject areas, or to select individual content areas. Pretests will determine any learning deficits, which can then be mastered through self-paced learning modules. Not forgetting the importance of the human touch, this course is overseen by a trio of reading, writing, and mathematics professors who will be available to assist and encourage students along their journey to college readiness.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
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 23rd 2016

This course will take a deep dive into OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). It will explore how the United States performs relative to other countries and the shared education trends of top performing countries. Participants will gain insight into the implications of these results on U.S. education.

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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: 8.3 (3 votes)
May 16th 2016

This is an online course for intermediate-level English language learners who are currently working or studying in the nursing field. The focus of this course will be on developing your English for use in the workplace. You will meet and learn with colleagues from around the world. You will study key words, phrases, and grammar topics; practice listening; and apply what you’re learning to your context.

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May 16th 2016

This four-week, online course is designed for English language teachers. It provides key methods and strategies that will help you make students more engaged and focused, so they can learn more effectively. Each of the course’s four modules includes an introductory video, readings with reading guides, discussion questions, and a summative quiz.

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May 16th 2016

This course provides an introduction to osteopathic medicine designed to inform future osteopathic med students, potential patients, and non-osteopathic medical professionals of the methods and practices in the field. Students will be introduced to osteopathic medicine from multiple points of view, from that of a new medical student to that of a seasoned medical professional in the field.

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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 (3 votes)
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: 4 (3 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 (13 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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