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Science Literacy (Coursera)

Fake news or good science? In a world where we have access to unlimited information, it is hard to sift through the echo chamber of opinions fueled by emotions and personal biases, rather than scientific evidence. Science Literacy will teach you about the process of science, how to think [...]

Mindware: Critical Thinking for the Information Age (Coursera)

Most professions these days require more than general intelligence. They require in addition the ability to collect, analyze and think about data. Personal life is enriched when these same skills are applied to problems in everyday life involving judgment and choice. This course presents basic concepts from statistics, probability, [...]

Quantitative Methods (Coursera)

Discover the principles of solid scientific methods in the behavioral and social sciences. Join us and learn to separate sloppy science from solid research! This course will cover the fundamental principles of science, some history and philosophy of science, research designs, measurement, sampling and ethics. The course is comparable [...]

Philosophy of Science (Coursera)

For the last four centuries, scientists have aimed to provide us with an understanding of the world around us. By all appearances, science has made substantial progress during this time. But is this progress real or illusory? And if it is real, how has this progress been made? This [...]

Pensamiento Científico (Coursera)

Jun 13th 2022
Pensamiento Científico (Coursera)
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¿El pensamiento científico es sólo para científicos? Su utilidad va mucho más allá, ayudando a las personas a tomar mejores decisiones todos los días. El objetivo de este curso es fomentar en pensamiento científico en los alumnos para ayudarles a tomar mejores decisiones profesionales, personales y sociales. [...]

Biochemistry: Biomolecules, Methods, and Mechanisms (edX)

Apr 12th 2022
Biochemistry: Biomolecules, Methods, and Mechanisms (edX)
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Enhance your scientific thinking and data analysis skills with this in-depth adventure through biochemistry. Do you want to prepare for medical school, study a STEM field, become a research scientist, or transition to a career in the booming biotechnology industry? Or maybe you just want to understand the chemical [...]

Técnicas Cuantitativas y Cualitativas para la Investigación (edX)

El curso pretende acercar al alumno al método científico y, en concreto, cómo éste se aplica al estudio y análisis de los métodos de casos. El curso que se propone es ideal para investigadores y alumnos que se encuentren cursando trabajos de fin de grado, trabajos de fin de [...]

Science: A Work in Progress (edX)

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Science: A Work in Progress (edX)
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Science: A Work in Progress - shows how science isn’t produced through one linear method, but through an interconnected set of practices, and examines ways that teachers can make learning science in the classroom more authentic. This online workshop: Science: A Work in Progress, is based on ideas presented [...]

Genetica (Federica Web Learning)

ll corso di Genetica presenta una descrizione storica delle scoperte chiave condotte nel secolo scorso che hanno portato ai moderni concetti di gene e di genoma, con particolare enfasi sul metodo scientifico.

Scientific Methods and Research (edX)

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Scientific Methods and Research (edX)
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Learn how to conduct research based on scientific methodology and analyze scientific articles and conduct experiments. What does it mean to conduct research? What are the distinct stages of the research process? What are the requirements of modern scientific research? How do you analyze a scientific [...]