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Suffering and the Human Condition (Coursera)

Suffering is an inevitable yet poorly understood feature of human existence. This course examines how societies respond to the puzzling reality of human anguish. Among the questions it addresses are the following: What is suffering? Which types of human affliction are unique to the modern [...]
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Understanding International Relations Theory (Coursera)

The course aims to introduce the key assumptions of the international relations theory as a part of social science and as an analytic tool, focusing on the problems of war and peace, foreign policy decision-making, etc. The course combines historic approach and analysis of the modern political problems. [...]
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Espace mondial, a French vision of Global studies (Coursera)

To explain how globalization rebuilt public policy and social behavior, we study the different political, economic, and social actors - public or private, individual or collective - and the exchanges and interactions between them that are remaking international relations.
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Computational Social Science Methods (Coursera)

This course gives you an overview of the current opportunities and the omnipresent reach of computational social science. The results are all around us, every day, reaching from the services provided by the world’s most valuable companies, over the hidden influence of governmental agencies, to the power of social [...]
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Espaço Mundial: Perspectivas França-Brasil (Coursera)

Oct 11th 2021
Espaço Mundial: Perspectivas França-Brasil (Coursera)
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Na perspectiva da França e do Brasil explicam como a globalização reconstitui as políticas públicas e os comportamentos sociais. Nós estudamos os intercâmbios e as interações entre os atores políticos, econômicos e sociais – públicos e privados, individuais e coletivos – e o modo pelo qual redesenham as relações [...]
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Data Analysis in Social Science—Assessing Your Knowledge (edX)

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Data Analysis in Social Science—Assessing Your Knowledge (edX)
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Learn the methods for harnessing and analyzing data to answer questions of cultural, social, economic, and policy interest, and then assess that knowledge-- Part of the MITx MicroMasters program in Statistics and Data Science. This course consists of an assessment that tests your knowledge on the course content from [...]
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People Studying People: Research Ethics in Society (FutureLearn)

Mar 1st 2021
People Studying People: Research Ethics in Society (FutureLearn)
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Explore the value of ethical thinking for research, using an ethical appraisal framework to develop and evaluate studies. What is ethical research? If we consider data collection and its reporting to make up research, then we will all have been exposed to being participants in some form of social [...]
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Case Study Methodology (POK)

May 16th 2019
Case Study Methodology (POK)
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This course illustrates and describes the case study methodology to conduct qualitative empirical research aimed at crafting a Thesis, Dissertation, Scientific Article or Research Project.
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Transparent and Open Social Science Research (FutureLearn)

Explore the causes of limited transparency in social science research, and tools to make your own work more open and reproducible. Demand is growing for evidence-based policy making, but there is growing recognition in the social science community that limited transparency and openness in research have contributed to widespread [...]
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Analyse de données quantitatives en sciences humaines et sociales (ADSHS) (FUN)

Pas besoin d’être matheux pour être confronté, au quotidien, à une profusion de chiffres et de données statistiques. Dans les médias, sur les réseaux sociaux ou même dans les conversations ordinaires, il est courant d’argumenter, chiffres à l’appui. Pourtant, sommes-nous sûrs de savoir d’où viennent et comment ont été [...]
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