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Canvas Network offers open, online courses taught by educators everywhere. Powered by the Canvas learning management system, Canvas Network provides a place and platform where teachers, students, and institutions worldwide can connect and chart their own course for personal growth, professional development, and academic inquiry.

Canvas Network is developed and supported by Instructure, an education technology company that partners with educators, institutions, and technologists to build open educational resources and break down barriers to learning.

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Aug 21st 2017

Learn skills to manage conflicts with roommates, professors, classmates, and others through this free online course from CSU’s Conflict Resolution Services. Conflicts with roommates, professors, classmates, co-workers, and club members are a common part of the college experience. This interactive course is designed to help you successfully manage the interpersonal disputes you encounter during your time in higher ed.

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Jul 10th 2017

This self-paced course provides participants with the opportunity to explore, assess, and document learning mastered through a variety of life experiences. You will be challenged to think holistically and critically about your skills, knowledge, and performance capabilities as they relate to college-level and professional-based learning.

Average: 5.3 (7 votes)
Jul 10th 2017

Interested in starting your own business? Learn about entrepreneurship, working at your own pace, over a 5-week period, in around 30 hours of effort. Working individually, you will produce a business plan to form a start-up company using the Osterwalder Canvas, and you will have the opportunity to share, discuss and get feedback from fellow students on the course.

Average: 6 (1 vote)

Jul 10th 2017

This short course will provide an introductory, hands-on introduction to statistics used in educational research and evaluation. Participants will learn statistical concepts, principles, and procedures by building Excel spreadsheets from scratch in a guided learning approach using very short video-based tutorials.

Average: 8 (5 votes)
Jun 12th 2017

While biologists have long understood the power of disease to shape events in world history, the depth of that power has rarely emerged in history books. This course seeks to redress that imbalance through historical anecdote and scientific explanation as it investigates the ways in which diseases have affected dramatically the course of history across several topics, including religion, war, and migration.

Average: 6.3 (3 votes)
Apr 17th 2017

Whether you are new to coordinating assessment, looking to build your assessment competencies, or seeking to advance your assessment leadership, this course helps identify and explore core elements, resources, and approaches for consideration in your practice. Applying & Leading Assessment in Student Affairs is a free open course designed to provide engaging activities to build capacity for individuals responsible for coordinating or leading Student Affairs assessment practices for higher education.

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Mar 20th 2017

Nature offers boundless inspiration for sustainable design, but how do we access the wealth of biological information available and apply it effectively to design? This course provides an introduction to the tools and principles of biomimicry, a new discipline that emulates nature's best ideas and blueprints in order to solve human design challenges.

Average: 7.8 (4 votes)
Mar 6th 2017

Learn how online education differs from traditional classrooms while you explore and develop your own personal strategies for online learning success. You will be guided through an interactive investigation and self-reflection process to help you determine your learning preferences and create your own personal strategy for successful online learning. We will address common misconceptions, frustrations and fears about online learning and introduce techniques to help overcome such obstacles.

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Mar 6th 2017

This eight-week online course provides an overview of the economy surrounding biotechnology. As a participant, you’ll learn about biorefineries, nutrients, biopolymers, bioenergy, and the cycle that takes products from biomass to world markets.

Average: 4.5 (4 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

Biometric technologies are the science of detecting and recognising human characteristics using technologies that measure and analyse individual biological data. The way we are genetically composed, creates identifiable traits that can uniquely represent us as individuals. Just as DNA can be used to identify individuals except for identical twins, some biometric traits such as fingerprints and iris prints are distinctive even among identical twins.

Average: 6 (4 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

As a participant in this course, you’ll be introduced to mathematical models formulated in terms of ordinary and partial differential equations. It has been shown that symmetries help us to better understand methods of integration of differential equations and to find new classes of integrable equations.

Average: 3 (1 vote)

Feb 27th 2017

Blended learning (the strategic combination of face-to-face and online learning experiences) is growing in popularity within higher education and K-12 settings around the world. The goal of the BlendKit: Becoming a Blended Learning Designer MOOC is to provide facilitated assistance to faculty members and instructional designers in developing and designing blended courses through (1) a consideration of key issues related to blended learning and (2) practical step-by-step guidance in producing materials for a blended course (e.g., developing design documents, creating content pages, and receiving peer review feedback at one's own institution).

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