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Cornell University, a world renowned and diverse Ivy League institution, is a community of scholars known for intellectual rigor and engaged in deep and broad research, teaching tomorrow's thought leaders to think otherwise, care for others, and create and disseminate knowledge with a public purpose. Once called "the first American university" by educational historian Frederick Rudolph, Cornell represents a distinctive mix of eminent scholarship and democratic ideals.
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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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Networks, Crowds and Markets (edX)

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

The Ethics of Eating (edX)

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The Ethics of Eating (edX)
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Explore the ethical issues you confront each time you decide what to eat or purchase food. Join a diverse group of philosophers, food scientists, activists, industry specialists, and farmers in this exciting discussion.

American Capitalism: A History (edX)

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American Capitalism: A History (edX)
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Examine how economic development fueled the United States’ evolution from 13 backwater colonies to a global power.