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Co-Creating Sustainable Cities (edX)

Learn how citizen’s co-creation is key in making cities worldwide more sustainable. Around the world, major challenges of our time such as population growth and climate change are being addressed in cities. Here, citizens play an important role amidst governments, companies, NGOs and researchers in creating social, technological and [...]
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Sustainable Urban Development (edX)

Learn why cities are key in resolving global urbanization and sustainability challenges and how you can engineer tomorrow’s cities today. Did you know that cities take up less than 3% of the earth’s land surface, but more than 50% of the world’s population live in them? And, cities generate [...]
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Sharing Cities: Governance and Urban Sustainability (Coursera)

How can we govern the sharing economy in our cities? This course connects the sharing economy, cities, governance and urban sustainability to provide unique knowledge and insights into sharing cities. We utilize a diversity of leading examples of the emerging sharing economy in cities to bring this course to [...]
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Urban Nature: Connecting Cities, Nature and Innovation (Coursera)

How can nature help us design and build our cities? Nature-based solutions have the potential to provide multiple benefits across a range of sustainability challenges facing cities. They can help to limit the impacts of climate change, enhance biodiversity and improve environmental quality while contributing to economic activities and [...]
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The City and You: Find Your Best Place (Coursera)

Jan 24th 2022
The City and You: Find Your Best Place (Coursera)
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Welcome to The City and You: Find Your Best Place. I'm excited to have you in the class and look forward to your contributions to the other learners in our community. This free course will provide the knowledge and the tools needed to understand what cities do, why they [...]
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Cities are back in town : sociología urbana para un mundo globalizado (Coursera)

Jan 24th 2022
Cities are back in town : sociología urbana para un mundo globalizado (Coursera)
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Los procesos de globalización y europeización respaldan el rápido desarrollo de las ciudades en distintas partes del mundo. En el mundo contemporáneo, el proceso de urbanización está alcanzando un nuevo pico con el incremento de las megalópolis (más de 15 millones de habitantes) como Calcuta, Los Ángeles, Daca, El [...]
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Ciudades en Transición (Coursera)

Bienvenidas y bienvenidos al curso Ciudades en Transición: visiones internacionales de temas de lo urbano. En los 4 módulos analizaremos los procesos emergentes en las ciudades desde un panorama internacional e intercultural. El objetivo de este curso es mejorar la comprensión de los procesos emergentes que experimentan las ciudades [...]
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African cities : An Introduction to Urban Planning (Coursera)

This course teached the basics of urban planning in Africa through technical, environmental, social and economical dimensions. It focuses on African cities only. Although, they exemplify well cities in the Global South, and potentially all cities, we will make the African context highly topical.
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Rethink the City: New approaches to Global and Local Urban Challenges (edX)

How do you plan future cities? Explore alternative theories and innovative solutions for urban challenges in the global south. You’ll learn about today’s urban challenges focusing on developing countries, referred to as the global south.
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Cities are back in town : sociologie urbaine pour un monde globalisé (Coursera)

Jan 17th 2022
Cities are back in town : sociologie urbaine pour un monde globalisé (Coursera)
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La mondialisation et l'européanisation favorisent le développement rapide des villes à travers le monde. L'urbanisation atteint de nouveaux sommets aujourd’hui avec l'essor des mégacités (plus de 15 millions d'habitants) comme Calcutta, Los Angeles, Dhaka, Le Caire, Tokyo, New York, Shanghai, Mexico ou Séoul. Au-delà de la métropole moderne, [...]
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