Ecosystems is about the relationships between living organisms. Gain an understanding of the natural world and how the web of life works, with illustrations from around the world.
Introduction to Bioethics explores some of the most difficult - and fascinating - moral challenges we face in health, medicine, and emerging technologies.
In this course we will introduce you to some of the accounting and financial management techniques that any entrepreneur inside - or outside - an organization needs to successfully launch a new idea.
Learn about the inner workings of cryptographic primitives and protocols and how to apply this knowledge in real-world applications.
Get under the skin of brands as we reveal the secret powers behind the most potent commercial and cultural force on the planet.
This course introduces the fundamentals of technology entrepreneurship, pioneered in Silicon Valley and now spreading across the world.
Explore how the web has changed our world in the past 25 years and what might happen next.
This course focuses on strategies and techniques for development of sustainable products and manufacturing processes. Using case studies, we will examine strategic decisions and best practices in new product and process development when environmental and resource externalities are accounted for.
The openHPI online course “Parallel Programming Concepts” presents relevant theoretical and practical foundations for parallel programming. We show crucial theoretical ideas such as semaphores and actors, the architecture of modern parallel hardware, different programming models such as task parallelism, message passing and functional programming, and several patterns and best practices.
Explore the half of our world covered by deep ocean, and how our lives affect the hidden face of our planet.
Foundations of Teaching for Learning is a program of study primarily for people who are currently teaching but have had no formal teacher education. It is an introductory program that considers the three domains of being a teacher: Professional Knowledge and Understanding; Professional Practice; and Professional Values, Relationships and Engagement.
During this course, students will gain an understanding of the Disaster Cycle, concentrating on the Mitigation Phase. They will examine disaster planning on a personal level developing a disaster plan and examine Awareness and Attitude during disasters and daily life.
Concepts in Nanotechnology is a six-week introduction to nanotechnology. You will learn what nanotechnology is and what it means for something to be a nanomaterial. You will also learn about the applications and commercial products that use nanotechnology.
We live in a digitally connected world. The way information is generated, shared, processed and distributed is significantly impacting how we learn. If you have a passion for teaching and learning, and want to be an awesome educator now and in the coming decades, this course is for you! We will begin the journey of becoming a dynamic educator for the digital age.
Explore how food intersects with public health and the environment as it moves from field to plate.
What causes armed conflict in the world today? Causes of War examines current thinking on this critical question in world affairs.
This course follows on from FE & RM Part I. We will consider portfolio optimization, risk management and some advanced examples of derivatives pricing that draw from structured credit, real options and energy derivatives. We will also cast a critical eye on how financial models are used in practice.
Using publicly available data from NASA of actual satellite observations of astronomical x-ray sources, we explore some of the mysteries of the cosmos, including neutron stars, black holes, quasars and supernovae.
How can we use the things we share in common to address some of the most challenging problems facing the world? This course examines issues concerning poverty, the environment, technology, health care, gender, education and activism to helps us understand better how to initiate positive change.
An ideal introduction for those interested in understanding how genetics influences the development and spread of cancer.