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May 22nd 2017

Marine litter is a global problem that affects every ocean of the world. Litter is an environmental, human health and socio-economic problem that is a symptom of a highly disposable society. With worldwide growth in the amount of solid litter thrown away every day and slow rates of degradation, the amount of litter present in the marine environment is increasing. This course seeks to inspire students to take action and leadership in the arena of marine litter through stimulating interaction with all stakeholder groups.

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May 15th 2017

Introducción a la Estética y la Teoría del Arte en el siglo XVIII. Aproximación a las principales corrientes, obras y autores durante el periodo de la Ilustración, con especial énfasis en las aportaciones de Joseph Addison, Francis Hutcheson, David Hume, Edmund Burke, Denis Diderot, Alexander Baumgarten, Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Immanuel Kant, J. G. von Herder y Friedrich Schiller.

Average: 4.8 (4 votes)
May 15th 2017

This course is designed for aspiring project managers, current project managers desiring to improve their approach to managing projects or those striving to gain a better understanding of the project management field. The MOOC will provide a robust introduction to the principles of project management and the concepts, tools and techniques that are applicable to any project across most industries.

Average: 1.8 (4 votes)
May 9th 2017

Increase your knowledge and critical thinking skills related to diversity, human rights and social justice and injustice.

Average: 2 (1 vote)
May 1st 2017

本课程内容程涵盖枚举、二分、贪心、递归、深度优先搜索、广度优先搜索、动态规划等基本算法。通过大量的高强度的编程训练,提高动手能力,做到能较为熟练、完整、准确地实现自己设计的程序,为进一步学习其他计算机专业课程,或在其他专业领域运用计算机编程解决问题奠定良好的基础。

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May 1st 2017

This course explores the brain bases of bilingualism by discussing literature relevant to differences in age of initial learning, proficiency, and control in the nonverbal, single language and dual-language literature. Participants will learn about the latest research related to how humans learn one or two languages and other cognitive skills.

Average: 8 (2 votes)
May 1st 2017

This is an introductory course for students with limited background in chemistry; basic concepts involved in chemical reactions, stoichiometry, the periodic table, periodic trends, nomenclature, and chemical problem solving will be emphasized with the goal of preparing students for further study in chemistry as needed for many science, health, and policy professions.

Average: 5.7 (3 votes)
May 1st 2017

Energy issues have always been important in international relations, but in recent years may have become even more important than in the past due to the widespread awareness of existing limits to energy sources and negative climate impacts. The course discusses global trends in energy consumption and production, various available scenarios for potential developments in the coming decades, the availability of oil reserves and the evolution of the oil industry.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
May 1st 2017

In this course, featuring many researchers at the University of Zurich, you will learn about the amazing diversity of biological organisms in the world around us. You will discover the field of "biodiversity science", experience the countless forms that biodiversity takes, look at the values and importance of this diversity, understand the processes that create and maintain diversity, and hear about how biodiversity is distributed across the Earth. You will also experience how biodiversity is threatened, and what conservation, management, and individual actions can do for its protection. Having been equipped with such knowledge through the course, we encourage you to take action, however small, to positively influence the future of biodiversity, and thereby become a Biodiversity Ambassador.

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May 1st 2017

Behavioral genetic methodologies from twin and adoption studies through DNA analysis will be described and applied to address longstanding questions about the origins of individual differences in behavioral traits.

Average: 6.4 (5 votes)
May 1st 2017

How did life emerge on Earth? How have life and Earth co-evolved through geological time? Is life elsewhere in the universe? Take a look through the 4-billion-year history of life on Earth through the lens of the modern Tree of Life.

Average: 9 (2 votes)
May 1st 2017

L'ambition du cours est de confronter ses participants aux enjeux techniques, économiques, sociaux et environnementaux du XXIe siècle. Ces enjeux sont par nature très fortement couplés et complexes. Ils exigent une approche interdisciplinaire, afin d’adopter un vrai questionnement, au delà des préjugés et des idées reçues.

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May 1st 2017

本课程的目的有二:其一,帮助同学们了解计算机的基本运行原理,了解程序运行的基本原理,了解计算机的发展状态及趋势。其二,引导同学们逐步进入"计算机程序设计语言"的学习。我们希望本课程为同学们解答如下一些问题:计算机为什么能够进行计算?计算机程序是怎样运行的?计算机未来可能的发展趋势有哪些?程序是如何编写出来的?如何学习程序设计语言?程序设计语言的基本成分有哪些? 完成本课程,表明同学们已经了解了计算机运行的基本原理,了解了计算机程序的基本特性。

Average: 1 (1 vote)
May 1st 2017

Hello everyone! Welcome to advanced neurobiology! Neuroscience is a wonderful branch of science on how our brain perceives the external world, how our brain thinks, how our brain responds to the outside of the world, and how during disease or aging the neuronal connections deteriorate. We’re trying to understand the molecular, cellular nature and the circuitry arrangement of how nervous system works.

Average: 5.1 (7 votes)
May 1st 2017

The purpose of this course is to review the material covered in the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam to enable the student to pass it. It will be presented in modules corresponding to the FE topics, particularly those in Civil and Mechanical Engineering.

Average: 5.3 (6 votes)
May 1st 2017

Apprendre à réaliser des cartes ? C’est ce que propose ce cours grâce à des vidéos, des exercices, un forum. A la fin de la formation, vous maîtriserez les principes de la sémiologie graphique, et vous saurez les mettre en œuvre pour construire des cartes thématiques simples et de qualité. Ces cartes personnelles donneront de la force à vos rapports, synthèses, articles, mémoires universitaires, sites web...

Average: 10 (1 vote)
May 1st 2017

In this course we will seek to “understand Einstein,” especially focusing on the special theory of relativity that Albert Einstein, as a twenty-six year old patent clerk, introduced in his “miracle year” of 1905. Our goal will be to go behind the myth-making and beyond the popularized presentations of relativity in order to gain a deeper understanding of both Einstein the person and the concepts, predictions, and strange paradoxes of his theory.

Average: 6.3 (3 votes)
May 1st 2017

This course highlights the most interesting experiments within the field of psychology, discussing the implications of those studies for our understanding of the human mind and human behavior. We will explore the brain and some of the cognitive abilities it supports like memory, learning, attention, perception and consciousness.

Average: 7.2 (10 votes)
May 1st 2017

Prominent business school researchers have identified a powerful model for making business decisions that is based on economics, law and ethics. The Three Pillar model in this course expands this model by adding strategy in place of economics. With this change, the model becomes a practical framework that you can use to make all types of decisions—business, leadership and personal.

Average: 8.5 (2 votes)
May 1st 2017

The majority of businesses say they want to become more global. And business leaders say that the lack of people with global intelligence is the key constraint holding them back. This course will address both gaps — at the business and the personal level, it will focus on practical strategies for dealing with the real consequences of globalization.

Average: 7 (1 vote)

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