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Using Public Policy for Social Change (Coursera)

Mar 4th 2024
Using Public Policy for Social Change (Coursera)
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Using Public Policy for Social Change provides a comprehensive introduction to public policy and its role in addressing societal challenges, with a focus on social inequalities. You’ll explore various areas of policy work, including social welfare, public health, the environment, education, and criminal justice. Learn the fundamentals of public [...]

Ethics in Public Policy (Coursera)

Mar 4th 2024
Ethics in Public Policy (Coursera)
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Welcome to the course Ethics in Public Policy! This course will help you learn about the role that ethical, moral, and cultural principles play when lawmakers and public officials formulate and execute public policy.

Fundamentals of Data Analytics in the Public Sector with R (Coursera)

Gain a foundational understanding of key terms and concepts in public administration and public policy while learning foundational programming techniques using the R programming language. You will learn how to execute functions to load, select, filter, mutate, and summarize data frames using the tidyverse libraries with an emphasis on [...]

Bats, Ducks, and Pandemics: An Introduction to One Health Policy (Coursera)

Welcome to "Bats, Ducks, and Pandemics: An Introduction to One Health Policy". One Health is the concept that human, animal, and environmental/ecosystem health are linked. The concept provides a useful framework for examining complex health issues such as food safety and security, emerging and vector-borne diseases, and antimicrobial [...]

Engineering Life: Synbio, Bioethics & Public Policy (Coursera)

Synbio is a diverse field with diverse applications, and the different contexts (e.g., gain-of-function research, biofuels) raise different ethical and governance challenges. The objective of this course is to increase learners’ awareness and understanding of ethical and policy/governance issues that arise in the design, conduct and application of synthetic [...]

Ciudades en crisis y nuevas políticas urbanas (Coursera)

Feb 19th 2024
Ciudades en crisis y nuevas políticas urbanas (Coursera)
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Las ciudades se han convertido en un foco de interés preferente para el análisis de políticas públicas. Con una concentración de personas cada vez mayor viviendo en contextos urbanos, las ciudades son hoy el escenario de un apasionante cambio de época que afecta la esfera social, política, económica y [...]

Democracia y decisiones públicas. Introducción al análisis de políticas públicas (Coursera)

¿Qué son las políticas públicas? Son la plasmación más concreta de la política. Lo que los gobiernos hacen, y dejan de hacer, para hacer frente a los problemas colectivos. Este curso trata sobre cómo se decide qué problemas abordar y qué soluciones adoptar. Un proceso primordialmente político y social [...]

Policy for Science, Technology and Innovation (edX)

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Policy for Science, Technology and Innovation (edX)
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This course will examine the science and technology innovation system, including case studies on energy, computing, advanced manufacturing and health sectors, with an emphasis on public policy and the federal government’s R&D role in that system.

U.S. Public Policy: Social, Economic, and Foreign Policies (edX)

Learn about public policy in America and the dynamics of American politics. Public policy puts laws into action. The executive branch directs the combined activities of the federal government to address a multitude of problems, from the environment to the economy. The policies of the United States affect social [...]

Electric Cars: Policy (edX)

Learn about the role of public policy in steering technological innovation and infrastructural change toward zero-emission mobility. Electric cars are more than a novel means of mobility. They have been recognized as an essential building block of the energy transition. Fulfilling their promise will imply a significant change in [...]