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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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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 (3 votes)
Jan 23rd 2017

This course is a self-paced course which may be taken at anytime the course is open. It is designed to provide an introduction to the subject of ethical behavior in business from a professor who has taught business ethics to graduate business students at Santa Clara University for 14 years and Stanford Graduate School of Business for 23 years.

Average: 8.3 (3 votes)
Jan 23rd 2017

This course is aimed at health care workers in the National Health Service (NHS) here in the UK. There is an expectation that course participants will have an understanding of how health and social care is delivered in the UK, and a reasonable knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of the various workers found in NHS and social care settings.

Average: 5.4 (8 votes)
Jan 23rd 2017

This course will provide a foundational overview of evidence-based practice (EBP) in nursing and health sciences, including the seven steps of the EBP process as well as research supported strategies for implementing EBP in real world settings. The course will be taught by internationally renowned experts in EBP who will share their knowledge and skills gained through decades of work with hundreds of healthcare organizations across the nation and the globe. The course will include lectures, readings, and skill building activities.

Average: 3 (1 vote)
Jan 23rd 2017

This course provides an introduction to the concepts, techniques, and principles of project management. Primary emphasis will be on learning the project management process outlined in the Project Management Institute's PMBOK Guide (Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide). Agile, extreme, and other variations of project management will be discussed and their key features related to the PMBOK Guide.

Average: 5.3 (19 votes)
Jan 23rd 2017

Rights to land and resources are at the center of our most pressing development issues: poverty reduction, food security, conflict, urbanization, gender equality, climate change, and resilience. Secure Land Tenure and Property Rights (LTPR) create incentives for investment, broad-based economic growth, and good stewardship of natural resources. Insecure property rights and weak land governance systems often provoke conflict and instability, which can trap communities, countries, and entire regions in a cycle of poverty.

Average: 8.7 (3 votes)
Jan 23rd 2017

This course introduces the exciting basic science that underlies modern medicine, and shows how we use that knowledge to understand medicine today. The course is designed for the general public, including high school students, who are interested in learning more about how the body works. There are no prerequisites. We want to help people take a more active role in their own wellness, and talk effectively with their healthcare providers.

Average: 4.4 (19 votes)
Jan 23rd 2017

The Stavros Center for Economic Education of Florida State University (FSU) and Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship of Northern Michigan University will offer a six week cutting-edge, online course in economics and personal finance. Developed by a team of master economic educators, this course is for students who would like to learn more about economics, wealth and prosperity. This 16 module, multi-media course is understandable, easy to navigate, and focuses on what you really need to know about economics and personal finance. It will be taught by a seasoned online instructor.

Average: 6.5 (13 votes)
Jan 9th 2017

This course is aimed at health care workers in the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK who need to understand how to recognise and intervene with a patient whose physical condition deteriorates. There is an expectation that course participants will have an understanding of how health and social care is delivered in the UK, and a reasonable knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of the various workers found in NHS and social care settings.

Average: 5.5 (4 votes)
Jan 9th 2017

This course provides tools to help caring professionals enhance professional caring practices in everyday work environments. Learners will be introduced to Watson’s Caring Science. Exploration and learning related to key concepts will be supported through the introduction of mindfulness practice, reflective narrative, and contemplative art.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Jan 9th 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: 6.2 (5 votes)
Nov 14th 2016

Everyone loves a hero. Now, it’s your turn. Become a Design Thinking Hero while exploring how this process can be used to create innovative instructional design solutions. Through a series of challenges posed to you, this course will enable you to use your diverse talents and tools to approach problems and to create solutions that generate learner-centered solutions.

Average: 5 (2 votes)
Nov 14th 2016

El álgebra como parte de la matemática nos permite organizar información a través de variables para representar de forma abstracta situaciones de la vida real. Para lograr lo anterior, es importante conocer cómo se comportan dichas variables al operarlas y establecer igualdades que es el álgebra básica. Todo lo que aprenda en este curso le servirá de base para poder tomar asignaturas de cursos a nivel superior.

Average: 7 (1 vote)
Nov 14th 2016

This four-week intensive online course will help participants develop the skills and knowledge needed to evaluate websites, web content, and web applications for compliance with international web accessibility requirements. These requirements help ensure that people with disabilities are able to participate fully on the Web.

Average: 10 (2 votes)
Nov 14th 2016

Humanizing Online Instruction: Building a Community of Inquiry is a 4-week Micro-MOOC made available on the Canvas Open Network. This course is designed to prepare online instructors who teach college and university courses to be able to increase instructor, social, and cognitive presence in their online courses. Each of the weekly modules contains annotated research related to the Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework, grounding the application-based activities in theory.

Average: 6.5 (6 votes)
Nov 13th 2016

Arjaus (Ableton Certified Training Center) los invita a participar de este curso introductorio a la producción musical. Ableton Live es la herramienta líder para crear música usando computadoras, su característica distintiva es su flexibilidad para tocar en vivo, tiene un flujo de trabajo que lo convierte en un instrumento.

Average: 9 (2 votes)
Oct 31st 2016

Designing and facilitating online courses with a diverse student population is a challenge for new, as well as experienced online instructors. This course invites your critical reflection on the methods of online instruction; beliefs and potential bias of the online learner; policies and rules and how they align with course objectives; tone and the purpose of communication.

Average: 7 (2 votes)
Oct 31st 2016

This Massive Open Online Course on “Erasmus+ Funding Opportunities for Youth” will equip you with the basic knowledge and understanding of how to use various funding opportunities and fulfill the funding requirements for international youth exchanges, European voluntary service, mobility of youth workers, and structured dialogue projects funded through Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme.

Average: 5.5 (2 votes)
Oct 30th 2016

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)
Oct 17th 2016

This course presents an overview of the global maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) industry. Regulatory and certification requirements governing the global MRO industry are examined. Topics within the course include: global challenges, opportunities for advancement, the growth of the MRO industry, human resources, and logistic support.

Average: 10 (1 vote)

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