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Software Defined Networking (Coursera)

In this course, you will learn about software defined networking and how it is changing the way communications networks are managed, maintained, and secured.
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Understanding the Brain: The Neurobiology of Everyday Life (Coursera)

Learn how the nervous system produces behavior, how we use our brain every day, and how neuroscience can explain the common problems afflicting people today. We will study functional human neuroanatomy and neuronal communication, and then use this information to understand how we perceive the outside world, move our [...]
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Global Warming I: The Science and Modeling of Climate Change (Coursera)

This class describes the science of global warming and the forecast for humans’ impact on Earth’s climate. Intended for an audience without much scientific background but a healthy sense of curiosity, the class brings together insights and perspectives from physics, chemistry, biology, earth and atmospheric sciences, and even some [...]
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Critical Issues in Urban Education (Coursera)

Urban school reform in the United States is characterized by contentious, politicized debate. This course explores a set of critical issues in the education and educational reform space, with a focus on aspects of the field that have sparked controversy and polarized views. We will dig into these debates, [...]
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Global Warming II: Create Your Own Models in Python (Coursera)

This class provides a series of Python programming exercises intended to explore the use of numerical modeling in the Earth system and climate sciences. The scientific background for these models is presented in a companion class, Global Warming I: The Science and Modeling of Climate Change. This [...]
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Internet Giants: The Law and Economics of Media Platforms (Coursera)

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Internet Giants: The Law and Economics of Media Platforms (Coursera)
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This seven-week course will explore the relationship between law and technology with a strong focus on the law of the United States with some comparisons to laws around the world, especially in Europe. Tech progress is an important source of economic growth and raises broader questions about the human [...]
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Teaching Coding in Grades 5-8 with Scratch Encore (edX)

This course introduces teachers and other educators to the basics of teaching programming with Scratch to students in grades 5-8 using Scratch Encore, a culturally responsive, intermediate computer science curriculum. Each week, participants are introduced to key computer science concepts (e.g., loops, synchronization), and then apply those concepts as [...]
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Introduction to Quantum Computing for Everyone (edX)

This first course in quantum computing is for novices and requires learners to have only basic algebra. It covers the future impacts of quantum computing, provides intuitive introductions of quantum physics phenomenon, and progresses from single operations to a complete algorithm. Quantum computing is coming closer to reality, with [...]
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Critical Issues in Urban Education (edX)

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Debate the polarized issues of education reform with experts from the field, and learn about the history of American public schooling. Urban school reform in the United States is characterized by contentious, politicized debate. This course explores a set of critical issues in the education and educational reform space, [...]
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Modeling Climate Change (edX)

Intended for non-specialists, this course starts with basic principles and builds to more complicated, realistic models of the Earth's climate.
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