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Apr 12th 2017

This course is for people who know something about data analysis and want to learn how the special capabilities of spatial data analysis provides deeper understanding. You'll get free access to the full analytical capabilities of ArcGIS Online, Esri's cloud-based GIS platform. Previous experience with GIS software is helpful but not necessary.

Average: 9 (2 votes)
Apr 12th 2017

Explore how location analytics can be used in business.

Average: 5.1 (12 votes)
Feb 7th 2017

Since the introduction of SAP HANA Cloud Platform in 2012 and the first openSAP course about it in 2013, the platform has been continually improved and additional functionality has been delivered. In this course, you will get to know the platform in its most up-to-date state yet. This course will introduce you to SAP HANA Cloud Platform and show you how as a developer to take advantage of the various services it provides. Ideally, you should have basic skills in Java programming as well as a basic knowledge of how to use the Eclipse development environment.

Average: 9.3 (3 votes)
Feb 6th 2017

Das WWW (World Wide Web) oder kurz einfach nur Web, hat die Welt auf unvorstellbare Weise verändert. Es hat eine neue digitale Welt geschaffen, die eng mit unserer echten Welt verflochten ist. Dadurch ist möglich geworden, was lange undenkbar schien: weltweite Kommunikation innerhalb von Sekunden, Filme schauen auf dem Smartphone, mit weit entfernten Menschen gemeinsam Spiele spielen oder Fotos ansehen und Einkäufe oder Bankgeschäfte von zuhause aus erledigen. In unserem MOOC "Web-Technologien" lernen Sie, wie das alles funktioniert.

Average: 5.5 (2 votes)
Feb 1st 2017

Digital images of earth’s surface produced by remote sensing are the basis of modern mapping. They are also used to create valuable information products across a spectrum of industries. This free online course is for everyone who is interested in applications of earth imagery to increase productivity, save money, protect the environment, and even save lives.

Average: 3.8 (5 votes)
Feb 1st 2017

You don’t have to be a software developer to build valuable geo-enabled apps that make your communities smarter and businesses more successful. This course will show you how to combine location and narrative in one application to better communicate and broadcast your story, create custom web applications that solve problems in your community, and build powerful native applications for iOS and Android devices without touching a piece of code.

Average: 5.9 (7 votes)
Jan 23rd 2017

In this course, you will learn how to design technologies that bring people joy, rather than frustration. You'll learn several techniques for rapidly prototyping and evaluating multiple interface alternatives -- and why rapid prototyping and comparative evaluation are essential to excellent interaction design. You'll learn how to conduct fieldwork with people to help you get design ideas. How to make paper prototypes and low-fidelity mock-ups that are interactive -- and how to use these designs to get feedback from other stakeholders like your teammates, clients, and users. Armed with these design-thinking strategies, you’ll be able to do more creative human-centered design in any domain.

Average: 7 (2 votes)
Jan 23rd 2017

People are social creatures and the modern Internet reflects that. Technology has made collaboration at a distance possible in new ways that present their own set of challenges. This course will introduce you to the major challenges and opportunities for creating online communities. What does the future hold? Learn how social computing can create collaboration experiences that go beyond what’s possible face to face.

Average: 5.7 (3 votes)
Jan 23rd 2017

Explore the world of spatial analysis and cartography with geographic information systems (GIS). In this class you will learn the basics of the industry’s leading software tool, ArcGIS, during four week-long modules. Take Fundamentals of GIS as a standalone course or as part of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialization. By completing the first class in the Specialization you will gain the skills needed to succeed in the full program.

Average: 9.2 (6 votes)
Jan 23rd 2017

In this course, the second in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialization, you will go in-depth with common data types (such as raster and vector data), structures, quality and storage during four week-long modules.

Average: 4.6 (5 votes)
Jan 23rd 2017

This course analyzes the intersection between the Olympic Games and the media and how television and other media contribute to fund, shape and disseminate the major sporting spectacle in the world: the Olympic Games.

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Jan 23rd 2017

What makes an interface intuitive? How can I tell whether one design works better than another? This course will teach you fundamental principles of design and how to effectively evaluate your work with users. You'll learn fundamental principles of visual design so that you can effectively organize and present information with your interfaces. You'll learn principles of perception and cognition that inform effective interaction design. And you'll learn how to perform and analyze controlled experiments online. In many cases, we'll use Web design as the anchoring domain.

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Jan 23rd 2017

You will never know whether you have an effective user experience until you have tested it with users. In this course, you’ll learn how to design experiments, how to run experiments, and how to analyze data from these experiments in order to evaluate and validate user experiences. You will work through real-world examples of experiments from the fields of IxD and HCI, understanding issues in experiment design and analysis. You will analyze multiple data sets using recipes given to you in the R statistical programming language -- no prior programming experience is assumed or required.

Average: 1 (1 vote)
Jan 23rd 2017

In this course, we will show you exciting examples of collaborative, interactive web applications that use various types of media including sound, images and big data. We will show you how to build sites that provide precisely this functionality, using Meteor. We will also provide fully working example application code that you can use for your own commercial web projects. The course also provides a range of advice and suggestions about how to develop bespoke web applications which match the requirements of clients, where clients are people who commission the product or people who use the product.

Average: 5.8 (6 votes)
Jan 23rd 2017

The impact of technology and networks on our lives, culture, and society continues to increase. The very fact that you can take this course from anywhere in the world requires a technological infrastructure that was designed, engineered, and built over the past sixty years. To function in an information-centric world, we need to understand the workings of network technology. This course will open up the Internet and show you how it was created, who created it and how it works. Along the way we will meet many of the innovators who developed the Internet and Web technologies that we use today.

Average: 7.7 (9 votes)
Jan 23rd 2017

In this course, you will learn relevant fundamentals of human motor performance, perception, and cognition that inform effective interaction design. You will use these models of how people work to design more effective input and interaction techniques. You’ll apply these to both traditional graphic and gestural interfaces.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Jan 18th 2017

Le MOOC propose une initiation à l’architecture de l’information, ses notions, ses méthodes et ses outils. L'approche « architecture de l'information » permet de faire vivre une information partagée et de proposer une expérience utilisateur stimulante via les applications web, les applications mobiles, et les dispositifs numériques émergents.

Average: 8 (1 vote)
Jan 16th 2017

This course distills for you expert knowledge and skills mastered by professionals in Health Big Data Science and Bioinformatics. You will learn exciting facts about the human body biology and chemistry, genetics, and medicine that will be intertwined with the science of Big Data and skills to harness the avalanche of data openly available at your fingertips and which we are just starting to make sense of.

Average: 5.4 (5 votes)
Jan 16th 2017

In this course you will learn three key website programming and design languages: HTML, CSS and JavaScript. You will create a web page using basic elements to control layout and style. Additionally, your web page will support interactivity.

Average: 6.1 (16 votes)
Jan 16th 2017

La tecnología forma parte de nuestro día a día, es algo tan naturalizado, que muchas veces no somos conscientes de como esto llega a nuestras manos, cuantas personas lo tuvieron antes que nosotros y cuál es el impacto. (Social, Económico, Ambiental y especialmente Cultural) que tiene sobre nuestras vidas.

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