Sep 8th 2014

Given their emphasis on complex and sophisticated disciplinary skills and understandings, the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards require ways of assessing that go beyond routine multiple-choice tests. This nine-week course will focus on building educators’ capacity to use, develop, and implement curriculum-embedded performance assessments that fit local contexts.

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Jul 21st 2014

Learn about the inner workings of cryptographic primitives and protocols and how to apply this knowledge in real-world applications.

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May 2014

Formative assessment is an instructional practice to gauge where your students are in their learning by gathering evidence of their learning, assessing the evidence, and planning the next steps in instruction. The language produced by your students, whether that language is in oral or written form, constitutes a key piece of evidence.

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May 11th 2014

This is the second half of a course that introduces the fundamentals of technology entrepreneurship, pioneered in Silicon Valley and now spreading across the world.

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Apr 29th 2014

In this course you will learn several fundamental principles of algorithm design: divide-and-conquer methods, graph algorithms, practical data structures, randomized algorithms, and more.

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Apr 2nd 2014

With the power to cross borders and languages, music serves as a compelling tool for unlocking creative potential.
Creativity: Music to My Ears is a six week course designed to explore several factors that stimulate creativity in individuals, teams, and organizations.

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Apr 1st 2014

Learn about the inner workings of cryptographic primitives and how to apply this knowledge in real-world applications!

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Apr 1st 2014

This interdisciplinary course encompasses the fields of rock mechanics, structural geology, earthquake seismology and petroleum engineering to address a wide range of geomechanical problems that arise during the exploitation of oil and gas reservoirs.

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Mar 31st 2014

Learn about General Game Playing (GGP) and develop GGP programs capable of competing against humans and other programs in GGP competitions.

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Mar 30th 2014

In this introductory course, you will learn multiple theories of organizational behavior and apply them to actual cases of organizational change.

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Mar 26th 2014

The Common Core State Standards for Mathematics are notable for raising the rigor of student language demands during math instruction. Students are expected to understand complex problems, engage in constructive classroom conversations about math, and clearly support their reasoning with evidence. In this course teachers will be provided with a range of practical tools for gathering and analyzing language samples that show how students learn and what supports they need in elementary math classrooms.

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Mar 17th 2014

This course will discuss the major ideas used today in the implementation of programming language compilers. You will learn how a program written in a high-level language designed for humans is systematically translated into a program written in low-level assembly more suited to machines!

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Mar 6th 2014

This short course looks closely at student-to-student discourse and addresses how to facilitate student engagement in the types of interactions required by the new standards.

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Mar 3rd 2014

Learn about the most effective machine learning techniques, and gain practice implementing them and getting them to work for yourself.

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Advanced memory management features of C and C++; the differences between imperative and object-oriented paradigms. The functional paradigm (using LISP) and concurrent programming (using C and C++). Brief survey of other modern languages such as Python, Objective C, and C#.

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In this course, you'll learn and become proficient in developing native applications for Apple mobile devices.
Tools and APIs required to build applications for the iPhone and iPad platform using the iOS SDK.
User interface designs for mobile devices and unique user interactions using multi-touch technologies. Object-oriented design using model-view-controller paradigm, memory management, Objective-C programming language.

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Feb 3rd 2014

Learn how to think the way mathematicians do - a powerful cognitive process developed over thousands of years.

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Feb 3rd 2014

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.

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Feb 2nd 2014

This course introduces the fundamentals of technology entrepreneurship, pioneered in Silicon Valley and now spreading across the world.

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Jan 27th 2014

Today, more people have access to a mobile phone than to clean drinking water. At the same time, health systems around the world struggle to deliver cost-effective care. For example, where the United States confronts unsustainably soaring costs and millions of underserved citizens, Sub-Saharan Africa endeavours to provide medical care in the
context of infrastructural challenges, economic shortfalls, and the highest disease burden in the world.

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