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Doing Economics: Measuring Climate Change (Coursera)

This course will give you practical experience in working with real-world data, with applications to important policy issues in today’s society. Each week, you will learn specific data handling skills in Excel and use these techniques to analyse climate change data, with appropriate readings to provide background information on [...]

Transforming Urban Mobility: Components of Transport Planning for Sustainable Cities (FutureLearn)

Examine how different types of public transport can be employed to make urban transport more sustainable. Discover how urban transport can be made more sustainable. Good transport systems and projects are critical to the development of sustainable cities. On this course, you’ll consider the Avoid-Shift-Improve (ASI) framework – particularly [...]

Educating for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Schools and Universities (FutureLearn)

Nov 14th 2022
Educating for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Schools and Universities (FutureLearn)
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Explore the global challenges facing sustainable development worldwide and how to introduce them in schools and HE institutions. Develop the skills to examine sustainable development with all learners. As part of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, schools and universities have a responsibility to educate all learners on sustainability. On [...]

Achieving Transitions to Zero Carbon Emissions and Sustainable Urban Mobility (FutureLearn)

Discover how cities can transform their urban mobility systems to become more sustainable and reach zero carbon emissions. Understand the steps to becoming sustainable city. Transport accounts for a large proportion of carbon emissions, so ensuring urban mobility systems are sustainable is key to helping cities to achieve zero-carbon [...]

An Anthropology of Smartphones: Communication, Ageing and Health (FutureLearn)

Oct 10th 2022
An Anthropology of Smartphones: Communication, Ageing and Health (FutureLearn)
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Explore how smartphones have affected our lives by using comparative anthropology as a method of research. Discover digital anthropology and the relationship between technology and ageing. This course will develop your understanding of the concept of digital anthropology as you explore how smartphones have transformed our daily lives and [...]

Community Based Research: Getting Started (FutureLearn)

Oct 10th 2022
Community Based Research: Getting Started (FutureLearn)
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Learn the skills you need to carry out research in your own community using the 'citizen science' approach of UCL's RELIEF Centre. Community based research means involving a community in all stages of a research process - this kind of research can give people the power to transform their [...]

Transforming Urban Mobility: Introduction to Transport Planning for Sustainable Cities (FutureLearn)

Discover the different dimensions of sustainable urban mobility, including the Avoid-Shift-Improve (ASI) framework. Good transport systems and projects are critical to the development of environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive cities. This course considers the impacts of motorisation, our current unsustainable travel patterns, and the framework for changing to sustainable [...]

Transforming Education in Challenging Environments (FutureLearn)

Discover practical ways teachers can transform the education of children and young people living in conflict-affected contexts. Build the knowledge needed to teach children affected by difficult contexts. Teachers play an important role in supporting vulnerable children affected by mass displacement, crisis, and conflict. Refugee children may also be [...]

Blended and Online Learning Design (FutureLearn)

May 30th 2022
Blended and Online Learning Design (FutureLearn)
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Learn to develop the best pedagogy for your students using blended and online learning methods. Develop the skills you need to teach blended and online learning. Online learning is the future of teaching. This three-week teaching course aims to support teachers’ own innovations in teaching and learning online, whether [...]

Equity in Informal STEM Learning: Using the Equity Compass (FutureLearn)

Discover a new framework to help you support all learners and promote equity in informal STEM learning. Understand the importance of equity in STEM learning. There are ongoing inequalities in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) sector, which has traditionally excluded people from minoritised communities. This three-week course [...]