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May 29th 2017

Discover the science behind the Zika outbreak to understand how it is spread and can be controlled. The Zika virus is suspected to be the cause of cases of microcephaly in newborns in South America, and this outbreak has now been declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World Health Organization. With global attention towards this disease increasing rapidly, it is becoming clear that there is limited knowledge around how the carriers, or vectors, of Zika, are best avoided and controlled.

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May 29th 2017

Learn the theory and practice of functional programming in Erlang, through practical exercises and suggested projects. Functional programming is increasingly important in providing global-scale applications on the internet. For example, it’s the basis of the WhatsApp messaging system, which has over a billion users worldwide.

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May 29th 2017

How can you tap into social media conversations, and discover what’s being said about the things that matter to you? From the personal to the political, social media conversations are at the heart of cultural and social change. In this course you will be introduced to digital methods to analyse social media data on Twitter. You will learn from leading researchers, engage in hands-on activities and confront issues in social media data.

Average: 6.3 (3 votes)
May 29th 2017

Explore and solve encrypted maths puzzles, in which numbers are replaced by letters or symbols, with this free online course. On this free online course, we’ll look at three types of maths puzzle, exploring their history, meeting the puzzlists who created them, and studying and practising problem-solving techniques.

Average: 6.9 (18 votes)
May 28th 2017

A blank canvas is full of possibility. If you have an idea for a user experience, how do you turn it into a beautiful and effective user interface? This covers covers principles of visual design so that you can effectively organize and present information with your interfaces. You'll learn concrete strategies to create user interfaces, including key lessons in typography, information architecture, layout, color, and more. You’ll learn particular issues that arise in new device contexts, such as mobile and responsive interfaces.

Average: 6.5 (58 votes)
May 23rd 2017

Learn how to optimize the performance of your MongoDB deployment. This course will cover how to use best practices for achieving performance at scale in a MongoDB system.

Average: 3 (2 votes)
May 23rd 2017

Learn how to diagnose and debug issues that can arise in your MongoDB deployment. This course will go over a set of scenarios you might find in production, and introduce you to many of the tools and functionality that MongoDB's support and field teams use to diagnose issues, and how to fix those problems once they're identified.

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May 23rd 2017

Learn how to use MongoDB's native and third-party integration security features and resources. This course will provide you with the knowledge to create secured deployments of MongoDB for production-ready environments.

Average: 6.4 (5 votes)
May 23rd 2017

Prepara el examen USA CLEP de Sistemas de Información y Aplicaciones Informáticas. Esta parte 3 se centrará en el desarrollo de software. Esta es el tercero de una serie de cursos de introducción al uso de sistemas de información en las empresas, diseñada en base al temario del examen USA CLEP Sistemas de Información y Aplicaciones Informáticas que te introducirá en el apasionante mundo de las TIC.

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May 22nd 2017

Resolving conflict in a positive manner is a skill than can be developed and practiced. Being heard can be one of the most important goals of someone engaged in conflict. Knowing how to listen and deploy appropriate communication tactics is determinative of whether a conflict will have a positive or negative resolution.

Average: 5 (1 vote)
May 22nd 2017

This is a course about the Fibonacci numbers, the golden ratio, and their intimate relationship. In this course, we learn the origin of the Fibonacci numbers and the golden ratio, and derive a formula to compute any Fibonacci number from powers of the golden ratio.

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May 22nd 2017

As the fastest-growing sectors of the current global economy, both hospitality and healthcare services sector offer tremendous growth opportunities for incumbents and entrepreneurial opportunities for new entrants. To flourish on these opportunities, one must first understand each industry's unique characteristics. This course is designed to help those who are interested in career advancement opportunities in these industries or who want to be inspired by these industries to better equip themselves with enlightened and creative management capabilities.

Average: 3.8 (5 votes)
May 22nd 2017

In this short course you will explore the possibility that children might acquire written language in a way that is similar to how they acquire spoken language—without instruction. You will encounter various aspects of behavioral science and technology that are relevant to this proposition.

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May 22nd 2017

Calculus is one of the grandest achievements of human thought, explaining everything from planetary orbits to the optimal size of a city to the periodicity of a heartbeat. This brisk course covers the core ideas of single-variable Calculus with emphases on conceptual understanding and applications. The course is ideal for students beginning in the engineering, physical, and social sciences.

Average: 3.3 (3 votes)
May 22nd 2017

The University of California San Diego, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Drug Development course brings you lectures from both faculty and industry experts. With this course, recorded on campus at UCSD, we seek to share our access to top people in the field who bring an unprecedented range of expertise on drug development.

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May 22nd 2017

This course offers an intimate, story-based introduction to the real-life experiences of six transgender children and their families. Through illustrated stories and short teaching videos, learners will gain a better understanding of gender identity and the gender spectrum.

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May 22nd 2017

In this project-centered course*, you’ll design, build, and publish a basic website that incorporates text, sound, images, hyperlinks, plug-ins, and social media interactivity. We’ll provide you with step-by-step instructions, exercises, tips, and tools that enable you to set up a domain name, create an attractive layout for your pages, organize your content properly, ensure that your site functions well across different operating systems and on mobile devices, keep your site safe, and finally, let people know your site is online. We’ll even show you how to track your visitors.

Average: 4.1 (29 votes)
May 22nd 2017

Ce cours vise principalement à permettre aux étudiants d’identifier les sources pertinentes dans un domaine donné, leur apprendre à construire un état de l’art et à évaluer les sources, en particulier celles en accès libre sur Internet. Il cherche également à optimiser la recherche documentaire en incitant les étudiants à tirer le meilleur parti des outils et requêtes d’interrogation des bases de données. A l'issue de ce cours, ils devront être capables de construire et alimenter une bibliographie ordonnée, ainsi que de citer convenablement leurs sources pour éviter le plagiat.

Average: 5.3 (4 votes)
May 22nd 2017

How do consumers see your brand relative to your competitors? How should a new product be positioned when it’s launched? Which customer segments are most interested in our current offerings? For these questions and many others, surveys remain the tried and true method for gaining marketing insights.

Average: 8 (2 votes)
May 22nd 2017

Whether you are an advanced law student looking to review the basics, or an aspiring law student looking for head start, this course will help you build the foundation you will need to succeed in law school and beyond. This course will introduce you to terminology, concepts, and tools lawyers and legal academics use to make their arguments. It will help you follow these arguments—and make arguments of your own.

Average: 6.3 (12 votes)

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