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Teaching Computational Thinking (edX)

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Teaching Computational Thinking (edX)
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This course is for educators who are passionate the future of their 7-12+ year old students and want to learn more about teaching computer science in an engaging and meaningful way. This course is designed to show you how to teach computational thinking to children aged 7-12+. The course [...]

Advanced Statistical Inference and Modelling Using R (edX)

Extend your knowledge of linear regression to the situations where the response variable is binary, a count, or categorical as well as to hierarchical experimental set-up. Advanced Statistical Inference and Modelling Using R is part two of the Statistical Analysis in R professional certificate. This course is directed at [...]

Basics of Statistical Inference and Modelling Using R (edX)

Learn why a statistical method works, how to implement it using R and when to apply it and where to look if the particular statistical method is not applicable in the specific situation. Basics of Statistical Inference and Modelling Using R is part one of the Statistical Analysis in [...]

Advanced Bayesian Statistics Using R (edX)

Now that you know the basics of Bayesian inference, dive deeper to explore its richness and flexibility more fully. Let’s take a closer look at modeling latent variables, Bayesian model averaging, generalised linear models, and MCMC methods. Advanced Bayesian Data Analysis Using R is part two of the Bayesian [...]

Introduction to Bayesian Statistics Using R (edX)

Learn the fundamentals of Bayesian approach to data analysis, and practice answering real life questions using R. Basics of Bayesian Data Analysis Using R is part one of the Bayesian Data Analysis in R professional certificate. Bayesian approach is becoming increasingly popular in all fields of data analysis, including [...]

Smart Cities (edX)

Explore how New Zealand is using technology and data to design sustainable smart cities. The Smart Cities course charts a journey across New Zealand to understand how smart cities are shaping up from Christchurch in the South to the capital city Wellington all the way to Hamilton in the [...]

Volcanic hazards (edX)

In this course, we will take you on an interactive tour around Icelandic volcanoes where we will be talking to experts on location, digging holes to discover past eruptions, and hearing amazing stories of survival. We will discuss how to better manage volcanic hazards, using examples of volcanoes in [...]

Volcanology field science and society (edX)

In this introductory course, you will use interactive technologies to learn the science of how volcanoes work and the skills of a field volcanologist. You will explore the intersection of field volcanology and society, by looking into cultural perspectives of volcanoes, hazard mapping and communication using examples in Aotearoa [...]

Methods and Application in Human-Robot Interaction (edX)

Explore the two interaction modalities between humans and robots: verbal and emotional. Learn how to setup a study to evaluate the quality of the interaction from both, the robot’s and the human’s perspectives. Discover application areas for robots and what their role in the future society might be.

A Better Start to Reading (edX)

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A Better Start to Reading (edX)
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Learn how to prevent reading problems in children and how to use the shared book reading context in the most effective way to support children’s early reading development. Teaching children to read well results in a lifetime of benefits. The research evidence is very clear about the importance of [...]