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Game Theory II: Advanced Applications (Coursera)

Popularized by movies such as "A Beautiful Mind", game theory is the mathematical modeling of strategic interaction among rational (and irrational) agents. Over four weeks of lectures, this advanced course considers how to design interactions between agents in order to achieve good social outcomes. Three main topics are covered: [...]

Game Theory (Coursera)

Popularized by movies such as "A Beautiful Mind," game theory is the mathematical modeling of strategic interaction among rational (and irrational) agents. Beyond what we call `games' in common language, such as chess, poker, soccer, etc., it includes the modeling of conflict among nations, political campaigns, competition among firms, [...]

Interactive Narrative (edX)

Learn how to use player choice and interactivity to create compelling game experiences. The primary difference between video games and other art forms is interactivity. Players embody the characters in a game; instead of watching the protagonist make choices, they actively make choices for the player [...]

Gender and Sexuality: Applications in Society (edX)

Gender & Sexuality shape work, life and play. Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills to engage with key issues through key concepts and perspectives. This course will teach you to better understand and apply knowledge about gender and sexuality -- a critical first step in addressing social, economic [...]

Putting The Arts in STEM Education (edX)

Putting the Art in STEM is an activity focused, self-paced course designed to help educators use the skills that can be learned through the arts and transferred to other STEM fields. The course will provide teachers with an understanding of how to incorporate art topics into their existing STEM [...]

AI for Teachers (edX)

AI for Teachers is an activity focused, self-paced course designed to help educators prepare themselves and their students for a future which is becoming increasingly automated. Technology and computers are becoming more and more capable every day. Moving forward, computers will become increasingly good at solving problems. That means [...]

STEM & Sustainability (edX)

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STEM & Sustainability (edX)
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STEM & Sustainability is a hands-on, self-paced, course designed to provide teachers the knowledge and resources to incorporate sustainability topics into their existing STEM curriculum. Each module will feature engaging activities on a limited budget so as to be accessible for every classroom. Each activity uses an inquiry lens [...]

Worldbuilding for Video Games (edX)

Learn the fundamentals of building video game worlds, from a writer’s perspective. A game’s setting is second in importance only to the game’s player character - and some say it’s more important. Game designers must create a compelling new world that players will want to explore and inhabit for [...]

Coding for Your Classroom 4 - 10 (edX)

Self-paced, asynchronous course aimed to build educators’ comfortability and confidence in digital literacy. Through hands-on learning activities and demos in a variety of web-based platforms, educators will have the resources and skills they need to introduce coding concepts to their students in the 4-9 [...]

Engineering for Your Classroom K – 3 (edX)

Self-paced, asynchronous course aimed to help educators introduce Science, Math, Engineering and Technology (STEM) concepts to K-3 students. This course is designed for educators to learn about ways to teach Engineering and STEM concepts to their students through fun, hands-on activities.