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Jul
31

Contemporary China: The People's Republic, Taiwan, and Hong Kong

Using case studies from the Harvard Business School, this course will cover the contemporary Chinese scene by focusing on five main themes in China’s development: agriculture, entrepreneurship,...

edX | Harvard University, HarvardX

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Jul
31

China and Communism

How did the Communists conquer China? What role does culture play? What are the successes and failures of the Chinese Communist Party after seizing power in 1949? What constitutes liberation?This...

edX | Harvard University, HarvardX

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Jul
30

Anthropology of Current World Issues

This course will allow you to better understand the world around you through utilising the anthropological lens. You will learn about the way in which anthropology as a discipline can shed new...

edX | The University of Queensland, UQx

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Jul
25

Social Work Practice in Community Organization, Management and Policy/Evaluation

In this social science course we will discuss various methods, strategies and skills within macro social work practice, used to help identify and address needs on a larger scale. You will gain...

edX | The University of Michigan, MichiganX

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Jul
29

Methods and Statistics in Social Science - Final Research Project

The Final Research Project consists of a research study that you will perform in collaboration with fellow learners. Together you will formulate a research hypothesis and design, come up with...

Coursera | University of Amsterdam

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Jul
22

ELL Success in the Content Classroom: Capstone Project

As teachers, it is so important to have a plethora of resources to draw upon for modification for specific students and classroom contexts. In this capstone project, you are tasked with applying the...

Coursera | Arizona State University

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Jul
22

Capstone - Managing Board Change for Higher Levels of Leadership and Governance Effectiveness

The Capstone Project is a service learning experience designed to apply the knowledge and skills developed in the three Specialization courses to a real world leadership and governance situation. It...

Coursera | The State University of New York, Luther College at the University of Regina

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Aug
1

The Making of the US President: A Short History in Five Elections

As Donald Trump takes office as the forty-fifth president of the United States, this course explores presidential elections in historical perspective, via five case studies. It tells the story of key...

Coursera | The University of Edinburgh

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Jul
29

Resilience in Children Exposed to Trauma, Disaster and War: Global Perspectives

How do children overcome hazardous experiences to succeed in life? What can be done to protect young people at risk from trauma, war, disasters, and other adversities? Learn about the importance of...

Coursera | University of Minnesota

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Jul
21

Rethinking Ageing: Are we prepared to live longer?

Population ageing is occurring in nearly every country around the world. This MOOC takes a multidisciplinary approach to explore the impact of living longer and takes into account the technological...

Coursera | The University of Melbourne

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Jul
22

Virtual Teacher Final Project

The Final Project will be a hands-on, comprehensive project that practitioners of virtual education can implement in their profession. For this final project, learners will draft a design plan for an...

Coursera | University of California, Irvine

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Aug
5

Survey Data Collection and Analytics Project (Capstone)

The Capstone Project offers qualified learners to the opportunity to apply their knowledge by analyzing and comparing multiple data sources on the same topic. Students will develop a research...

Coursera | University of Michigan, University of Maryland, College Park

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Jul
29

Geodesign: Change Your World

What happens when creativity and science come together? The power to design our world is unleashed, providing tools to inform choices about how we live! Geodesign is the glue—it’s a process that...

Coursera | The Pennsylvania State University

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Jul
22

Intercultural Management

This MOOC explores different aspects of intercultural management, including teams, leadership, Human Resource Management, marketing and negotiations. When you complete this MOOC, you will have a...

Coursera | ESCP Europe

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Jul
22

A Circular Economy of Metals: Towards a Sustainable Societal Metabolism

Metals are present everywhere around us and are one of the major materials upon which our economies are built. Economic development is deeply coupled with the use of metals. During the 20th century,...

Coursera | Universiteit Leiden

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Aug
5

Mind of the Universe: Science in Progress

From William Harvey discovering the circulation of blood to Albert Einstein developing the theory of relativity: almost all scientific research starts from something odd and unexpected that hasn't...

Coursera | Erasmus University Rotterdam

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Jul
22

Child Protection for Teachers

Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more This course is designed for teaching...

FutureLearn | Queensland University of Technology

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Aug
6

Landscape Leadership: Catalyse Sustainable Development in Landscapes

Achieving sustainable and productive landscapes and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) calls for bold and innovative leadership. Governments, the global private sector, universities and...

edX | WageningenX

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Aug
6

Landscape Finance: Investing in Innovation for Sustainable Landscapes

Landscape approaches call for innovative interventions that cut across sectors and scales. Public and private funders are ready to invest but there are gaps to bridge. Integrated landscape...

edX | WageningenX

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Aug
5

Professionalism in an era of change

In this course we aim to provide you with an insight into how recent societal and technological developments have changed the work of professionals in a variety of professional domains and how this...

Coursera | Utrecht University

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Jan
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American Government: Constitutional Foundations

“We the People” are the opening words of the U.S. Constitution, yet the original document did not give citizens much say in the election of their officials. Though some of those issues...

edX | HarvardX

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Jun
26

Enabling Entrepreneurs to Shape a Better World

++ EXCLUSIVE LIVE SESSION SERIES ++Three inspiring live sessions are over, but there are more to come. Stay tuned through our bulk emails. You will receive the up-to-date news, once you've registered...

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Feb
20

Sustainable Packaging in a Circular Economy

It has become almost impossible to imagine what our lives would be like without the many benefits of packaging - just think about the different packaging and single-use items you use on a daily...

edX | DelftX

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Feb
18

Future Robots. Towards a Robotic Science of Human Beings

Following historic human achievements in steam power, electricity, and digital information, Robotics is now considered by many to be the fourth industrial revolution. This course explores...

edX | FedericaX

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Oct
4

Media Freedom and Freedom of Expression in Africa

This course aims to empower activists, students, regulators, journalists, lawyers, and everyone interested in ensuring a free, pluralistic and independent African media.The media play a critical role...

edX | WitsX

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Sep
17

Engineering the Space Shuttle

For 30 years the Space Shuttle enabled human spaceflight in the United States and partner nations. Learn all about the Shuttle with this unique course, which also serves as a unique historical...

edX | MITx

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Sep
10

Landscape Ecology

What is a landscape? How has it evolved? How do we perceive landscapes? What properties are required to make us feel at home? Are you interested in these topics and want to understand how landscapes...

edX | ETHx

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May
6

Natural Resources for Sustainable Development

Natural resources represent a potentially transformational opportunity to support development but are ultimately finite How do we make the most of them without destroying the planet? In this 12-week...

edX | SDGAcademyX

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Aug
6

Landscape Leadership: Catalyse Sustainable Development in Landscapes

Achieving sustainable and productive landscapes and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) calls for bold and innovative leadership. Governments, the global private sector, universities and...

edX | WageningenX

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For $99
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Aug
6

Landscape Governance: Collaborating Across Sectors and Scales

Increasing global complexities and interconnectedness offer both opportunities and challenges to our collective ability to deal with climate change, food insecurity, resource depletion and...

edX | WageningenX

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Contemporary China: The People's Republic, Taiwan, and Hong Kong

Using case studies from the Harvard Business School, this course will cover the contemporary Chinese scene by focusing on five main themes in China’s development: agriculture, entrepreneurship,...

edX | Harvard University, HarvardX

Enroll Now
For $90
Save

Jul
31

China and Communism

How did the Communists conquer China? What role does culture play? What are the successes and failures of the Chinese Communist Party after seizing power in 1949? What constitutes liberation?This...

edX | Harvard University, HarvardX

Enroll Now
For $90
Save

Jul
30

Anthropology of Current World Issues

This course will allow you to better understand the world around you through utilising the anthropological lens. You will learn about the way in which anthropology as a discipline can shed new...

edX | The University of Queensland, UQx

Enroll Now
For $99
Save

Jul
25

Social Work Practice in Community Organization, Management and Policy/Evaluation

In this social science course we will discuss various methods, strategies and skills within macro social work practice, used to help identify and address needs on a larger scale. You will gain...

edX | The University of Michigan, MichiganX

Enroll Now
For $199
Save

Jul
29

Methods and Statistics in Social Science - Final Research Project

The Final Research Project consists of a research study that you will perform in collaboration with fellow learners. Together you will formulate a research hypothesis and design, come up with...

Coursera | University of Amsterdam

Enroll Now
For $49
Save

Jul
22

ELL Success in the Content Classroom: Capstone Project

As teachers, it is so important to have a plethora of resources to draw upon for modification for specific students and classroom contexts. In this capstone project, you are tasked with applying the...

Coursera | Arizona State University

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For $49
Save

Jul
22

Capstone - Managing Board Change for Higher Levels of Leadership and Governance Effectiveness

The Capstone Project is a service learning experience designed to apply the knowledge and skills developed in the three Specialization courses to a real world leadership and governance situation. It...

Coursera | The State University of New York, Luther College at the University of Regina

Enroll Now
For $49
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Aug
1

The Making of the US President: A Short History in Five Elections

As Donald Trump takes office as the forty-fifth president of the United States, this course explores presidential elections in historical perspective, via five case studies. It tells the story of key...

Coursera | The University of Edinburgh

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For $49
Save

Jul
29

Resilience in Children Exposed to Trauma, Disaster and War: Global Perspectives

How do children overcome hazardous experiences to succeed in life? What can be done to protect young people at risk from trauma, war, disasters, and other adversities? Learn about the importance of...

Coursera | University of Minnesota

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For $49
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Jul
21

Rethinking Ageing: Are we prepared to live longer?

Population ageing is occurring in nearly every country around the world. This MOOC takes a multidisciplinary approach to explore the impact of living longer and takes into account the technological...

Coursera | The University of Melbourne

Enroll Now
For $49
Save

Jul
22

Virtual Teacher Final Project

The Final Project will be a hands-on, comprehensive project that practitioners of virtual education can implement in their profession. For this final project, learners will draft a design plan for an...

Coursera | University of California, Irvine

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For $49
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Aug
5

Survey Data Collection and Analytics Project (Capstone)

The Capstone Project offers qualified learners to the opportunity to apply their knowledge by analyzing and comparing multiple data sources on the same topic. Students will develop a research...

Coursera | University of Michigan, University of Maryland, College Park

Enroll Now
For $79
Save

Jul
29

Geodesign: Change Your World

What happens when creativity and science come together? The power to design our world is unleashed, providing tools to inform choices about how we live! Geodesign is the glue—it’s a process that...

Coursera | The Pennsylvania State University

Enroll Now
For $49
Save

Jul
22

Intercultural Management

This MOOC explores different aspects of intercultural management, including teams, leadership, Human Resource Management, marketing and negotiations. When you complete this MOOC, you will have a...

Coursera | ESCP Europe

Enroll Now
For $49
Save

Jul
22

A Circular Economy of Metals: Towards a Sustainable Societal Metabolism

Metals are present everywhere around us and are one of the major materials upon which our economies are built. Economic development is deeply coupled with the use of metals. During the 20th century,...

Coursera | Universiteit Leiden

Enroll Now
For $49
Save

Aug
5

Mind of the Universe: Science in Progress

From William Harvey discovering the circulation of blood to Albert Einstein developing the theory of relativity: almost all scientific research starts from something odd and unexpected that hasn't...

Coursera | Erasmus University Rotterdam

Enroll Now
For $49
Save

Jul
22

Child Protection for Teachers

Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more This course is designed for teaching...

FutureLearn | Queensland University of Technology

Enroll Now
For $59
Save

Aug
6

Landscape Leadership: Catalyse Sustainable Development in Landscapes

Achieving sustainable and productive landscapes and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) calls for bold and innovative leadership. Governments, the global private sector, universities and...

edX | WageningenX

Enroll Now
For $99
Save

Aug
6

Landscape Finance: Investing in Innovation for Sustainable Landscapes

Landscape approaches call for innovative interventions that cut across sectors and scales. Public and private funders are ready to invest but there are gaps to bridge. Integrated landscape...

edX | WageningenX

Enroll Now
For $99
Save

Aug
5

Professionalism in an era of change

In this course we aim to provide you with an insight into how recent societal and technological developments have changed the work of professionals in a variety of professional domains and how this...

Coursera | Utrecht University

Enroll Now
For $49
Save

Recently added courses

Date Course Information

Jan
24

American Government: Constitutional Foundations

“We the People” are the opening words of the U.S. Constitution, yet the original document did not give citizens much say in the election of their officials. Though some of those issues...

edX | HarvardX

Enroll Now
For $49
Save

Jun
26

Enabling Entrepreneurs to Shape a Better World

++ EXCLUSIVE LIVE SESSION SERIES ++Three inspiring live sessions are over, but there are more to come. Stay tuned through our bulk emails. You will receive the up-to-date news, once you've registered...

edX | seakademieX

Enroll Now
For $49
Save

Feb
20

Sustainable Packaging in a Circular Economy

It has become almost impossible to imagine what our lives would be like without the many benefits of packaging - just think about the different packaging and single-use items you use on a daily...

edX | DelftX

Enroll Now
For $50
Save

Feb
18

Future Robots. Towards a Robotic Science of Human Beings

Following historic human achievements in steam power, electricity, and digital information, Robotics is now considered by many to be the fourth industrial revolution. This course explores...

edX | FedericaX

Enroll Now
For $60
Save

Oct
4

Media Freedom and Freedom of Expression in Africa

This course aims to empower activists, students, regulators, journalists, lawyers, and everyone interested in ensuring a free, pluralistic and independent African media.The media play a critical role...

edX | WitsX

Enroll Now
For $49
Save

Sep
17

Engineering the Space Shuttle

For 30 years the Space Shuttle enabled human spaceflight in the United States and partner nations. Learn all about the Shuttle with this unique course, which also serves as a unique historical...

edX | MITx

Enroll Now
For $75
Save

Sep
10

Landscape Ecology

What is a landscape? How has it evolved? How do we perceive landscapes? What properties are required to make us feel at home? Are you interested in these topics and want to understand how landscapes...

edX | ETHx

Enroll Now
For $50
Save

May
6

Natural Resources for Sustainable Development

Natural resources represent a potentially transformational opportunity to support development but are ultimately finite How do we make the most of them without destroying the planet? In this 12-week...

edX | SDGAcademyX

Enroll Now
For $49
Save

Aug
6

Landscape Leadership: Catalyse Sustainable Development in Landscapes

Achieving sustainable and productive landscapes and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) calls for bold and innovative leadership. Governments, the global private sector, universities and...

edX | WageningenX

Enroll Now
For $99
Save

Aug
6

Landscape Governance: Collaborating Across Sectors and Scales

Increasing global complexities and interconnectedness offer both opportunities and challenges to our collective ability to deal with climate change, food insecurity, resource depletion and...

edX | WageningenX

Enroll Now
For $99
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