Cornell University

Cornell is a privately endowed research university and a partner of the State University of New York. As the federal land-grant institution in New York State, we have a responsibility—unique within the Ivy League—to make contributions in all fields of knowledge in a manner that prioritizes public engagement to help improve the quality of life in our state, the nation, the world.
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Sharks! (edX)

Learn about the most fascinating animals on Earth, their sophisticated senses and how sharks and their relatives have impacted human history and culture. Did you know that you can track some sharks’ movements on Twitter? Or that the scales on their skin have influenced the way humans design boats, [...]

Advancing Learning Through Evidence-Based STEM Teaching (edX)

Learn effective teaching strategies and research that supports them, and how to collect, analyze, and act upon evidence of student learning. This free online course provides preparation for current and future STEM faculty members in effective teaching strategies and the evidence that supports these [...]

Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom (edX)

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Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom (edX)
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Through real stories, reflection, and key research, learn how to create and sustain inclusive, student-centered learning environments. U.S.-based and higher education-centered, this is a five-week, instructor-paced course that offers an inclusive teaching framework with multiple entry points for reflection and exploration of the research on learning and diversity. [...]

Wiretaps to Big Data: Privacy and Surveillance in the Age of Interconnection (edX)

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Wiretaps to Big Data: Privacy and Surveillance in the Age of Interconnection (edX)
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Explore the privacy issues of an interconnected world. How does cellular technology enable massive surveillance? Do users have rights against surveillance? How does surveillance affect how we use cellular and other technologies? How does it affect our democratic institutions? Do you know that the metadata collected by a cellular [...]
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An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching (edX)

Learn how to implement evidence-based teaching strategies in your university classroom as well as effective methods for assessing teaching and learning. This course is designed to provide future STEM faculty, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows with an introduction to effective teaching strategies and the research that supports [...]

Structuring Business Agreements for Success (edX)

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Structuring Business Agreements for Success (edX)
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Do you know the components of a business agreement? Can you bridge the information gaps necessary to meet the needs of contracting parties? In this course, you will learn the laws, principles and guidelines to structure successful business deals to meet the needs of contracting parties.

The Science and Politics of the GMO (edX)

Learn the basics of genetic engineering and biotechnology and examine why the GMO is politically contentious. Participants will gain an understanding of how science works, its limits, and how the interaction of these factors leads to decision making.

A Hands-on Introduction to Engineering Simulations (edX)

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A Hands-on Introduction to Engineering Simulations (edX)
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Learn how to analyze real-world engineering problems using ANSYS simulation software and gain important professional skills sought by employers. In this hands-on course, you’ll learn how to perform engineering simulations using a powerful tool from ANSYS, Inc. This is a problem-based course where you’ll learn by doing. The focus [...]

Reclaiming Broken Places: Introduction to Civic Ecology (edX)

Explore why and how people come together to care for nature and community in cities and after disasters. The actions of ordinary people are often absent in studies of urban renewal and urban ecology. Around the world, people who are fed up with environmental degradation and the breakdown of [...]

The Computing Technology Inside Your Smartphone (edX)

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The Computing Technology Inside Your Smartphone (edX)
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Explore the fundamental computing technology inside smartphones and the advanced techniques that make them run so fast. We use our smartphones to communicate, to organize our lives, to find information, and to entertain ourselves. All this is possible because a smartphone contains a powerful computer processor, which is [...]