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Cultural impact of housing displacement gentrification (Coursera)

May 10th 2021
Cultural impact of housing displacement gentrification (Coursera)
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This course provides an introduction to gentrification and to the cultural impacts of housing displacement for people in cities and neighbourhoods across the world. Gentrification is a term which has been used to describe the process by which wealthier people move into an area leading to the [...]
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Wasser in der Schweiz (Coursera)

May 10th 2021
Wasser in der Schweiz (Coursera)
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Wasser in der Schweiz. Tauchen Sie ein! Woher kommt das Wasser in der Schweiz? Was ist ein Jahrhunderthochwasser? Wie viel Wasser braucht die Schweiz? Warum ist Wasser so wichtig für die Schweiz? -- Wasser ist so zentral für unser tägliches Leben und trotzdem ist das Wissen über Wasser häufig [...]
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The Dynamic Earth: A Course for Educators (Coursera)

The AMNH course The Dynamic Earth: A Course for Educators provides students with an overview of the origin and evolution of the Earth. Informed by the recently released Next Generation Science Standards, this course examines geological time scales, radiometric dating, and how scientists “read the rocks.” We will explore [...]
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The Fall and Rise of Jerusalem (Coursera)

The destruction of the First Temple in Jerusalem and the Babylonian Exile were a great catastrophe in the history of the Jewish Nation. What really happened during that dark, fateful age, and how did new opportunities arise from the ashes?
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The Arctic as a System (Coursera)

In this course you will first learn about the Arctic as a geographic region, the peoples the Arctic, and the long history of Arctic settlement and exploration. Attention then turns to key features of the Arctic environment – its climate and weather, features of the ocean, sea ice, lands [...]
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China’s First Empires and the Rise of Buddhism (edX)

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China’s First Empires and the Rise of Buddhism (edX)
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Learn about the Qin and Han dynasties, and how Buddhism and ideas of self-realization influenced the medieval period. This course, the second in a collection on Chinese history and culture, addresses how the Qin dynasty conquered China and established a new system of government and how the Han dynasty [...]
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Discover Palestine (An-Najah National University)

Sep 15th 2019
Discover Palestine (An-Najah National University)
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Discover Palestine is the first English language certified Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) about Palestinian history, archaeology, culture, and heritage.
 Discover Palestine will explore the ancient land of Palestine. We will learn about the geographical and ecological makeup of the land, the different types of agriculture and water installations [...]
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Mario Botta: To Be an Architect (FutureLearn)

Find out what it means to be an architect in a meeting with Mario Botta. Get an introduction to the architecture of Mario Botta - one of the most famous contemporary architects - with this online course from USI Università della Svizzera italiana.
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Maps and the Geospatial Revolution (FutureLearn)

Learn to make maps and analyze geographic patterns using the latest geographic information systems (GIS) and cartographic tools.
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Introduction to AP* Human Geography (edX)

Explore key issues in human geography, including population, migration, cultural patterns and more as you prepare for the AP exam. Are you interested in what’s happening in your global community? Explore economic, social, political, and environmental issues through the lens of geography.
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