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Music and Social Action (Coursera)

What is a musician’s response to the condition of the world? Do musicians have an obligation and an opportunity to serve the needs of the world with their musicianship? At a time of crisis for the classical music profession, with a changing commercial landscape, a shrinking audience base, and [...]
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Voices of Social Change (Coursera)

At a time of political unrest, environmental uncertainty, and lingering inequalities, young social change-makers are leading the way to counter the today’s challenges. What are you doing to create sustainable, positive change? Voices of Social Change is a free online short course co-designed and delivered by eight young social [...]
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Network Dynamics of Social Behavior (Coursera)

How do revolutions emerge without anyone expecting them? How did social norms about same sex marriage change more rapidly than anyone anticipated? Why do some social innovations take off with relative ease, while others struggle for years without spreading? More generally, what are the forces that [...]
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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 [...]
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Serious Gaming (Coursera)

Have you ever wondered how playing games can help us to train people, deal with societal challenges or raise awareness of contemporary social issues? In this MOOC you will learn the ins and outs of games that are designed with exactly those purposes in mind: serious games. We will [...]
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Cultural impact of housing displacement gentrification (Coursera)

May 10th 2021
Cultural impact of housing displacement gentrification (Coursera)
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This course provides an introduction to gentrification and to the cultural impacts of housing displacement for people in cities and neighbourhoods across the world. Gentrification is a term which has been used to describe the process by which wealthier people move into an area leading to the [...]
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Social Norms, Social Change II (Coursera)

This course covers scripts and schemas, the cognitive structures in which social expectations are embedded, and their relationship with social norms. The course then examines the essentials of norm abandonment, including the relations between personal beliefs and social expectations. We will also evaluate existing intervention strategies, including legal [...]
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ART of the MOOC: Activism and Social Movements (Coursera)

This course is for activists, artists, and thinkers who wish to better understand and participate in social change. We will focus on the prolific and exciting overlap between socially engaged art and cultural practices generated by recent social movements around the world. Rather than assess the political efficacy of [...]
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ART of the MOOC: Activismo y Movimientos Sociales (Coursera)

May 3rd 2021
ART of the MOOC: Activismo y Movimientos Sociales (Coursera)
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Este curso es para activistas, artistas y pensadores que deseen entender mejor el cambio social y participar en él. El contenido del curso enfoca en la coincidencia prolífica y emocionante entre el arte socialmente comprometido y prácticas culturales generadas por recientes movimientos sociales en todo el mundo. Más que [...]
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Ethical Cities: Shaping the Future of Your City (FutureLearn)

Mar 29th 2021
 Ethical Cities: Shaping the Future of Your City (FutureLearn)
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Understand the problems cities face and learn how they can be resolved with ethical solutions. On our urbanizing planet, we need inclusive city economies that work for all. Who runs your city? What makes your city liveable? Using stories from cities around the world, this course will introduce you [...]
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Mar 29th 2021
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