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COVID-19: Processing the Pandemic Teach-Out (Coursera)

As our world prepares for life with and after COVID-19, individuals face an array of difficult decisions associated with reopening and planning for an uncertain, new normal. This Teach-Out will offer learners information and tools enabling them to process and respond to this pandemic. This Teach-Out draws from a [...]
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Sit Less, Get Active (Coursera)

Physical inactivity and sedentariness are “silent killers”. Do you feel like you spend too much time sitting? Do you feel like you would like to be more active? Are you unsure about how to incorporate physical activity into your daily life? We are here to help. Join us [...]
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Speaking to Inspire: Ceremonial and Motivational Speeches (Coursera)

The most memorable speeches inspire, entertain, and praise. By blending stories and eloquence, great speeches highlight the core values motivating an audience. You might need to do this in a keynote address, a eulogy, or simply a business meeting. Inspiring audiences is a common, but difficult writing challenge. You [...]
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Comunicación, experimentación y aprendizaje en liderazgo (Coursera)

Este es un curso práctico, enfocado en planear experimentos, ensayos y errores para intervenir en sistemas humanos y movilizarlos a trabajar en desafíos complejos. El Liderazgo para problemas complejos es un deporte de contacto, es muy útil entrenar, tener planes y luego ser capaz de improvisar efectivamente durante la [...]
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Communication skills for engineering scholars (Coursera)

The course teaches engineering scholars how to improve their communication skills, based on theory, examples and practical exercises. Topics include basics of rhetoric (how to be clear), basics of argumentation theory (how to be persuasive), public speaking, grant writing, scientific writing. The main target are engineering scholars; the first 3 [...]
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Comic Books, Geek Culture, and the Fandom Imaginary (Coursera)

"Comic Books, Geek Culture, and the Fandom Imaginary" explores some of the conventional framings of “fandom” (from comic book obsessives to cosplayers) and the cultural histories that sustain it. It also explores the dark side of these dynamics, looking at what can happen when fandom turns toxic in pop [...]
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Fandom, Social Media, and Authenticity in the Digital Age (Coursera)

"Fandom, Social Media, and Authenticity in the Digital Age" focuses your attention on the interconnected dynamics of identity, representation, interpretation, and self-reflection. It asks the question: how, where, and with whom do we inhabit the worlds of fandom and popular culture in the digital age? We will explore [...]
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Fandom, Community, and Identity in Popular Music (Coursera)

In "Fandom, Community, and Identity in Popular Music," you will explore the intersections of fandom and popular culture using pop music as a framework. You will apply your skills of self-reflection and close reading/analysis to a few case studies of pop musicians and the ways in which their art [...]
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Try RRI! A guide for Responsible Research and Innovation (Coursera)

In this online course you will learn how to apply Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in your own work. First by understanding why it is important to act responsibly in your research and innovation processes at all. In a second step, you will get introduced to several tools that [...]
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Preparing for and Passing Technical Certifications (Coursera)

Jun 28th 2021
Preparing for and Passing Technical Certifications (Coursera)
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Technology provides you with great opportunities for professional advancement, and technical certifications prove your knowledge, expertise, and hands-on experience to prospective employers or clients. It is extremely important to organizations like AWS, Google, Microsoft, Oracle, ITIL, PMI, and many others that their certifications prove technical expertise; otherwise, their certifications [...]
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