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Health, Housing, and Educational Services (Coursera)

Dec 5th 2022
Health, Housing, and Educational Services (Coursera)
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Course 5 discusses policies in four areas: housing, education, healthcare, and immigration, with an optional fifth module in child protection. This course addresses issues of power, oppression, and white supremacy. What you will learn: describe the structures of US policy in each of the course’s domains: Housing, schools, healthcare, [...]

Design Thinking for the Greater Good: Innovation in the Social Sector (Coursera)

Do you work for a nonprofit or in the social sector? Are you struggling to solve the problems and meet the needs of the people you serve? Come learn more about how design thinking, a human-centered approach to problem solving, can help you truly understand an issue, generate ideas [...]

Social Norms, Social Change I (Coursera)

This is a course on social norms, the rules that glue societies together. It teaches how to diagnose social norms, and how to distinguish them from other social constructs, like customs or conventions. These distinctions are crucial for effective policy interventions aimed to create new, beneficial norms or eliminate [...]

Social and Economic Networks: Models and Analysis (Coursera)

Learn how to model social and economic networks and their impact on human behavior. How do networks form, why do they exhibit certain patterns, and how does their structure impact diffusion, learning, and other behaviors? We will bring together models and techniques from economics, sociology, math, physics, statistics and [...]

Gamification (Coursera)

Gamification is the application of game elements and digital game design techniques to non-game problems, such as business and social impact challenges. This course will teach you the mechanisms of gamification, why it has such tremendous potential, and how to use it effectively.

The Social Context of Mental Health and Illness (Coursera)

Learn how social factors promote mental health, influence the onset and course of mental illness, and affect how mental illnesses are diagnosed and treated. This course explores how our understanding of mental health and illness has been influenced by social attitudes and social developments in North America and around [...]

IT Fundamentals for Business Professionals: Cybersecurity and social implications (edX)

Working with Information Technology (IT) without the necessary background? Learn about cybersecurity, careers, and social implications of IT. This course is one of the 5 courses of an introductory business information systems series, designed to introduce you to the amazing world of Information [...]

Social Psychology (Coursera)

Ever wonder why people do what they do? This course—which includes more than $1,000 of video and reading materials—offers some answers based on the latest research from social psychology. Students taking the course for a Certificate will also receive free membership in Social Psychology Network.

Networks, Crowds and Markets (edX)

Explore the critical questions posed by how the social, economic, and technological realms of the modern world interconnect.