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Dec 5th 2016

College can be confusing and intimidating, but U101 can help. If you were just admitted to college and are nervous about what the next step in life might look like, this course is for you. If you are the parent of a newly admitted college student and curious about what college life is like, this course is also for you.

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Dec 5th 2016

This Specilaization is aimed at preparing students for undergraduate study in an English-speaking university. The course equips you for full participation and engagement with your studies by building awareness and understanding of the core values and expectations of academic culture, and providing you with practical strategies to apply to your studies. In this course, you will learn how to develop your Information & Digital Literacy Skills to help you achieve success in your university studies.

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Dec 5th 2016

This Specialization is aimed at preparing students for undergraduate study in an English-speaking university. The course equips you for full participation and engagement with your studies by building awareness and understanding of the core values and expectations of academic culture, and providing you with practical strategies to apply to your studies.

Average: 10 (2 votes)
Nov 28th 2016

“It depends.” That is what you’ll hear when asking about the U.S. university admission process. With over 4,000 universities in the United States and no standard application system, the U.S. admission process can be confusing for everyone, but especially for students applying from other countries.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Nov 14th 2016

Learn how to be professionally involved in teaching, support and governing of higher education institutions. The University of Groningen currently employs over 700 student assistants and has opened up all of its governing bodies to student participation.

Average: 5 (3 votes)
Oct 3rd 2016

This course will explore academic integrity and how you can demonstrate it in your work, study and research at university. What is academic integrity? Why is it so important in academia? And how can you, as a student at university, achieve with integrity and honesty? These are some of the important questions we’ll explore over the four weeks of the course. As we do so, you will hear from the lead educator as well as the perspectives of students like you.

Average: 4.7 (7 votes)
Aug 29th 2016

This course will help develop the key skills required for a smooth transition to university. Higher education is about learning at a higher level: developing skills relating to critical thinking; holding a supported, substantive argument; analysing and using data or sources critically. These are university-level skills but you can work on the foundations of these skills before you get there. Such skills will also help in assessments such as A-levels and extended project work. They are also attributes that employers value in graduates.

Average: 8.7 (3 votes)
Jul 18th 2016

Find out how to make the most of your time at university and ensure you have the skills and experience graduate employers want. This free online course will show you how to make the most of the time you’ll spend in higher education, with the ultimate aim of improving your prospects when you graduate.

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Apr 4th 2016

This course provides the tools for the four essential challenges that facing the management of a global university in the knowledge societies of the 21st Century: the implementation of Career Design, the achievement of Risk Management, the running of Quality Assurance, and the formation of Knowledge Triangles.

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Mar 16th 2015

Higher education professionals, new PhD graduates, newly hired university educators and research scientists, and others interested in enhancing their teaching techniques in a university setting will acquire in this six-week course the foundational knowledge of the science of teaching and learning and develop skills and strategies for teaching at the university level.

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Entering university or college soon? Planning on taking some mathematics classes there--perhaps for your program in engineering, science or business? If you want a refresher on the most important terminology and notation for first year university mathematics, then this short course is just for you. The course will be especially useful if you are from a non-English speaking background.

Average: 1.7 (3 votes)
Nov 24th 2014

A course looking at key skills that international students need in order to be successful at a UK university.

Average: 5 (2 votes)
Mar 24th 2014

This course is designed to examine an array of issues related to the globalization of higher education and research. The main objective of the course is to enable students to better understand how and why universities are engaged in the globalization process, as well as what the key implications of this development process are.

Average: 8.5 (2 votes)