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Learn how to successfully design your research and understand the underlying principles of postgraduate research from an engineering perspective. A PhD or master’s level research project is an enormous undertaking, and you might find yourself a bit uncertain about the process or how to achieve the desired outcome. In this research course, you will learn the underlying principles that are needed to conduct research from an engineering perspective.

Average: 8 (1 vote)
Jun 26th 2017

This free 6 week course is for anyone who wants to make a difference. Whether you are already familiar with the field of social innovation or social entrepreneurship, working for an organization that wants to increase its social impact, or just starting out, this course will take you on a journey of exploring the complex problems that surround us and how to start thinking about solutions.

Average: 7.8 (5 votes)
Jun 19th 2017

If you’ve ever skipped over`the results section of a medical paper because terms like “confidence interval” or “p-value” go over your head, then you’re in the right place. You may be a clinical practitioner reading research articles to keep up-to-date with developments in your field or a medical student wondering how to approach your own research. Greater confidence in understanding statistical analysis and the results can benefit both working professionals and those undertaking research themselves.

Average: 3.5 (4 votes)
Jun 19th 2017

Discover the diversity of life on earth, the impacts of five past mass extinctions and the prospect of a sixth extinction today. This free online course explores how life on earth has been shaped by five mass extinction events in the distant past. At present, biodiversity is facing a crisis, with the prospect of a sixth extinction event today.

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Jun 12th 2017

This course explores the challenges faced by developing country governments wanting to grow their economies in a climate friendly way, and addresses the complexity inherent in lifting societies out of poverty while also mitigating greenhouse gas emissions. Presented by Prof Harald Winkler, director of UCT’s Energy Research Centre and colleagues from the Mitigation Action Plans & Scenarios (MAPS) Programme, the course covers facilitation process techniques, energy modelling, scenario building, innovation and policy. Whether you are a climate change practitioner, work in development or are simply curious about how climate mitigation is understood, this course will give you an insight into the complex process of how countries from the South pursue development goals while addressing climate mitigation.

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Apr 24th 2017

Explore the field of medical humanities - the intersection of the arts, humanities and healthcare - with this free online course.

Average: 4.6 (10 votes)
Apr 12th 2017

Learn how to design and implement results-based, public sector programs that optimize the use of resources. In this project management course, you will learn the basics of results-based management, including the use of the results framework and its associated performance indicators. You will learn how the use of monitoring systems and evaluations provide a crucial source of evidence for management decision-making.

Average: 6 (1 vote)
Jan 16th 2017

Understand teaching and learning in an African context, and learn about cultivating pedagogical encounters in relation to Africa. African philosophy of education has emerged as an educational challenge for many involved in contemporary education. In this course you’ll learn more about this philosophy, why it’s being examined, how it potentially responds to teaching and learning and what can be done to improve education in a just manner.

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Oct 31st 2016

Learn practical skills to help you predict trends in business and prepare for the future with this free online course. In a world of new opportunities, where change is happening faster than ever, knowing how to think about the future is a skill that is becoming vital for effective leadership in business, government and community organisations. This course will help improve your ability to prepare for the future and teach you some practical skills for helping predict it.

Average: 9 (2 votes)
Oct 31st 2016

Explore the most pertinent scientific and philosophical concepts for understanding our own minds with this free online course. This free online course will bring together learners and practitioners interested in how the mind works. It aims to build bridges between traditionally antagonistic approaches to understanding the mind.

Average: 7 (6 votes)
Aug 3rd 2016

Learn to use system dynamics to better understand complex medical issues and interventions.

Average: 9.5 (2 votes)