Gamification is the application of game elements and digital game design techniques to non-game problems, such as business and social impact challenges. This course will teach you the mechanisms of gamification, why it has such tremendous potential, and how to use it effectively.
Learn how to model social and economic networks and their impact on human behavior.
Este curso se diseña y desarrolla dentro del marco de acción de IBERVIRTUAL/AIESAD un proyecto Adscrito a las Cumbres Iberoamericanas de Jefes de Estado y de Gobierno cuyo principal objetivo es promover la inclusión social a través del fortalecimiento de la EaD en Iberoamérica.
Este curso comenzará con una introducción a los conceptos fundamentales de Sostenibilidad y RSC para, posteriormente, profundizar en el papel de la empresa como actor decisivo en la implementación de la RSC.
This course will use social network analysis, both its theory and computational tools, to make sense of the social and information networks that have been fueled and rendered accessible by the internet.
In this class, you will learn how to think with models and use them to make sense of the complex world around us.
This course will examine the ethical, legal and social issues raised by neuroscience. Topics will include the implications of new knowledge of the brain for our understanding of selfhood, for the meaning of privacy, for the distinction between therapy and enhancement, and for national security.
In this eleven-week course, you'll learn about the tools used by complex systems scientists to understand, and sometimes to control, complex systems.
Learn about the wide range of contraceptive methods, and the public health implications related to access to information and choices about reproductive health.
This course examines the political (world order), economic (globalization), social/cultural (beliefs, values, and lifestyle), and psychological (human capacity for change) forces that are re-defining the quality of life in the 21st century.
This course addresses the first part of policy development: what is the policy need? It begins by identifying uses of social media in the workplace. Then it addresses four areas that present risk to an organization. By the time you are done, you will have an idea where your biggest gaps are that require further exploration and policy development.
Ever wonder why people do what they do? This course offers some answers based on the latest research from social psychology.
Learn about how social factors that promote mental health can influence the onset and course of mental illness, and how mental illnesses are diagnosed and treated.
This course will introduce you to the concepts and ideas in the area of social psychology. Social Psychology aims to discover the different ways in which people interact with other individuals, groups, and the larger society as a whole, as well as why people act in certain ways.
As a Psychology Major, you will learn to think critically and scientifically about human behavior and mental processes. You will work to understand human problems and provide practical solutions to them.
Social epidemiology is about how a society makes people sick and/or healthy. We address not only the identification of new disease risk factors (e.g., deficient social capital) but also how well-known exposures (e.g., cigarette smoking, lead paint, health insurance) emerge and are maintained by the social system.
In this course we will learn about some of the many ways in which people behave in less than rational ways, and how we might overcome these problems.
In this class we will cover the essentials of sociology, to help you better understand your own life and situations far from your experience.
Personal matters are social issues! Developing the Sociological Imagination provides students with the opportunity to learn more about themselves and their society.
Principles of Public Health introduces the major concepts of public health and the determinants of health status in communities.