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Understanding Dementia (University of Tasmania)

Jul 6th 2021
Understanding Dementia (University of Tasmania)
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Understanding Dementia is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), offering university-quality education about the latest in dementia research and care. This free course provides an opportunity to engage with the perspectives of an international community, without requiring exams or assignments. This course is free and runs twice a year [...]
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Structuring Values in Modern China (Coursera)

Jun 28th 2021
Structuring Values in Modern China (Coursera)
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This sequence of four courses will propose a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of Chinese cultural history conceived of as a succession of modes of rationality (philosophical, bureaucratic, and economic). The focus will be on the moments of paradigm shift from one mode of rationality to another. For each [...]
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Curriculum Design for Secondary School Science (FutureLearn)

Jun 28th 2021
Curriculum Design for Secondary School Science (FutureLearn)
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Explore a range of approaches to designing your scheme of learning and learn how to build an improved science curriculum. Discover the key components of a strong secondary school science curriculum. On this course, you’ll be introduced to curriculum design for teaching science to students aged 11-19 [...]
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Biosphere 2 Science for the Future of Our Planet (Coursera)

Jun 28th 2021
Biosphere 2 Science for the Future of Our Planet (Coursera)
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Are you ready to take an incredible journey around Planet Earth and beyond? In this course, you will delve into a world of innovative science and learn from a team of Biosphere 2 and University of Arizona researchers. From plants and soils, to oceans and rainforests, the Moon, Mars, [...]
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Constructivism and Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education (Coursera)

Jun 28th 2021
Constructivism and Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education (Coursera)
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This course is designed to help participants examine the implications of constructivism for learning and teaching in science, mathematics, and technology focused areas. Course readings, discussions, and assignments will examine constructivist views of learning, research on students' ideas and idea-based interactions, research on instructional approaches taking student ideas into [...]
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Bugs 101: Insect-Human Interactions (Coursera)

Jun 28th 2021
Bugs 101: Insect-Human Interactions (Coursera)
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Of all the animals on earth, which are the strongest for their size? What about the fastest? Who were the first animals to evolve flight? Insects take all of these titles and more! As the most abundant animals on the planet, insects and other arthropods affect our lives in [...]
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Introduction to Cognitive Psychology: An Experimental Science (FutureLearn)

Jun 28th 2021
Introduction to Cognitive Psychology: An Experimental Science (FutureLearn)
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Learn how to use cognitive psychology experiments to explore the internal workings of the mind with this online psychology course. Learn how to conduct, analyse and understand cognitive psychology experiments. Cognitive psychology is the scientific study of internal mental processes. On this course, you will be introduced to two [...]
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Philosophy, Science and Religion: Philosophy and Religion (Coursera)

Jun 28th 2021
Philosophy, Science and Religion: Philosophy and Religion (Coursera)
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Philosophy, Science and Religion mark three of the most fundamental modes of thinking about the world and our place in it. Are these modes incompatible? Put another way: is the intellectually responsible thing to do to ‘pick sides’ and identify with one of these approaches at the exclusion of [...]
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Intellectual Humility: Science (Coursera)

It’s clear that the world needs more intellectual humility. But how do we develop this virtue? And why do so many people still end up so arrogant? Do our own biases hold us back from becoming as intellectually humble as we could be—and are there some biases that actually [...]
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Data-driven Astronomy (Coursera)

Science is undergoing a data explosion, and astronomy is leading the way. Modern telescopes produce terabytes of data per observation, and the simulations required to model our observable Universe push supercomputers to their limits. To analyse this data scientists need to be able to think computationally to solve problems. [...]
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