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Think Again I: How to Understand Arguments (Coursera)

In this course, you will learn what an argument is. The definition of argument will enable you to identify when speakers are giving arguments and when they are not. Next, you will learn how to break an argument into its essential parts, how to put them in order to [...]

Managing Data Analysis (Coursera)

This one-week course describes the process of analyzing data and how to manage that process. We describe the iterative nature of data analysis and the role of stating a sharp question, exploratory data analysis, inference, formal statistical modeling, interpretation, and communication. In addition, we will describe how to direct [...]

Data Analysis Tools (Coursera)

In this course, you will develop and test hypotheses about your data. You will learn a variety of statistical tests, as well as strategies to know how to apply the appropriate one to your specific data and question. Using your choice of two powerful statistical software packages (SAS or [...]

Machine Learning for Data Analysis (Coursera)

Are you interested in predicting future outcomes using your data? This course helps you do just that! Machine learning is the process of developing, testing, and applying predictive algorithms to achieve this goal. Make sure to familiarize yourself with course 3 of this specialization before diving into these machine [...]

Design and Interpretation of Clinical Trials (Coursera)

Clinical trials are experiments designed to evaluate new interventions to prevent or treat disease in humans. The interventions evaluated can be drugs, devices (e.g., hearing aid), surgeries, behavioral interventions (e.g., smoking cessation program), community health programs (e.g. cancer screening programs) or health delivery systems (e.g., special care units for [...]

Analysis and Interpretation of Large-Scale Programs (Coursera)

Feb 12th 2024
Analysis and Interpretation of Large-Scale Programs (Coursera)
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This course is for implementers, managers, funders, and evaluators of health programs targeting women and children in low- and middle-income countries as well as undergraduate and graduate students in health-related fields. Course participants will learn how to 1) transform quantitative components of an evaluation measurement plan into a sound [...]

Introduction to Who Wrote Shakespeare (Coursera)

This free course from the University of London explores critical thinking, and the interpretation of texts, through the Shakespeare authorship question. Using doubt about Shakespeare’s authorship as our playground, we will explore the key concept of authorship attribution, while developing skills in literary analysis, interpretation, and argument. Through forensic [...]

Foundational Field Skills for Earth and Environmental Sciences (edX)

This course focusses on the proficiency of fundamental field skills required for most graduate degrees and entry-level jobs in the earth and environmental sciences. The course combines instructional demonstrations and scaffolded learning activities in the New Zealand outdoors. This course focusses on your proficiency of field skills and contextual [...]

Literature in the Digital Age: from Close Reading to Distant Reading (FutureLearn)

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Literature in the Digital Age: from Close Reading to Distant Reading (FutureLearn)
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Learn new ways of interpreting literary texts, from time-tested methods to computer-assisted practices such as distant reading. As we make sense of what we read, we construe meaning using the ancient cultural technique of interpretation. Only rarely do we actually reflect this process: what are the means that help [...]