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New-york-city-78181
This course will explore the forces that led to the 9/11 attacks and the policies the United States adopted in response. We will examine the phenomenon of modern terrorism, the development of the al Qai'da ideology, and the process by which individuals radicalize towards violence. The attacks of September...
Details to be announced
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Lauren Resnick and Jennifer Zoltners Sherer
University of Pittsburgh
Humanities Social Sciences
Gb Free
Course added: long ago
Designed for teachers and learners in every setting - in school and out, in formal learning environments or at home - this course is an introduction to the theory and practice of well-structured talk that builds the mind. Designed for teachers and learners in every setting - in school and out, in formal...
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Duke University
Social Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: long ago
What is American foreign policy? Who makes it? Why is it the way it is? How does it affect the rest of the world? Professor Bruce Jentleson has taught the subject for over 30 years, written one of the leading books on it, and has served in numerous U.S. foreign policy positions. U.S. foreign policy has...
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American Museum of Natural History
Energy & Earth Sciences Humanities Social Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: long ago
How and why is the Earth constantly changing? How do scientists reconstruct events in Earth's geologic history? This course explores the origin and evolution of the Earth and provides resources for educational use. The AMNH course The Dynamic Earth: A Course for Educators provides students with an overview...
11 January 2016, 4 weeks
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American Museum of Natural History
Biology & Life Sciences Humanities Social Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: long ago
How are all of the species living on Earth today related? How does understanding evolutionary science contribute to our well-being? In this course, participants will learn about evolutionary relationships, population genetics, and natural and artificial selection. Participants will explore evolutionary...
3 August 2015, 4 weeks
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How have advances in genetics affected society? What do we need to know to make ethical decisions about genetic technologies? This course includes the study of cloning, genetic enhancement, and ownership of genetic information. Course participants will acquire the tools to explore the ethics of modern...
5 October 2015, 4 weeks
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Behavioral economics couples scientific research on the psychology of decision making with economic theory to better understand what motivates financial decisions. In A Beginner’s Guide to Irrational Behavior, you will learn about some of the many ways in which we behave in less than rational ways, and...
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R. Edward Freeman
University of Virginia
Business & Management Economics & Finance Social Sciences
Gb Free
Course added: long ago
Examine the critical role that business plays in society, and learn about the exciting new models of business that are changing the way that companies create value. This course examines the emergence of a new story about business. This new story locates business within a societal framework. Almost every...
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Improve the outcomes in your classroom through practical applications of neuro- and cognitive science research. New findings from the neuro- and cognitive sciences have the potential to inform classroom instruction and influence educational practices for children at all developmental levels.  Translating...
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How can we know if the differences in wages between men and women are caused by discrimination or differences in background characteristics? In this course we look at causal effects as opposed to spurious relationships. We will discuss how they can be identified in the social sciences using quantitative...
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Literacy
Literacy
Learn how to apply some of the tools from the Literacy Design Collaborative to incorporate Common Core literacy standards into your content area. In this course you will explore Literacy Design Collaborative Resources, create a teaching task, and develop a plan to use the task within classroom instruction...
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This course offers participants an opportunity to engage in a community of learners using an inquiry cycle focusing on math formative assessments as a strategy for implementing CCSS in math. It focuses on the implementation of a Classroom Challenge: a 1 – 2 day lesson developed by the Mathematics Assessment...
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Dominic William Massaro and Dominic William Massaro
University of California, Santa Cruz
Engineering & Technology Humanities Social Sciences
Gb Free
Course added: long ago
This course will survey fundamental principles of language acquisition and learning to read. We will explore the possibility of becoming literate without formal schooling and instruction. No prior background in behavioral science, neuroscience, or technology is required. Have recent developments in behavioral...
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Favored by 1 person
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Let’s make history together - again! 让我们再一次创造历史! In 2013, over 130,000 people from more than 190 countries came together in this MOOC to explore creativity, innovation, and change. What did we DO? We discovered creative uniqueness through Creative Diversity. We used Intelligent Fast Failure to build...
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Favored by 2 people
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Sarah Burch and Sara Harris
The University of British Columbia
Energy & Earth Sciences Social Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: long ago
Climate Literacy tackles the scientific and socio-political dimensions of climate change. This course introduces the basics of the climate system, models and predictions, human and natural impacts, mitigative and adaptive responses, and the evolution of climate policy. This course explores the basic...
30 September 2013, 10 weeks
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Match Teacher Residency
Humanities Social Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: long ago
Learn and practice strategies for coaching teachers to make meaningful, long-lasting improvements in their instruction. Teachers face a blizzard of decisions. Scholars estimate that teachers have over 1000 unique exchanges with students every day, most of which are unplanned and require quick decision...
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Denise Comer
Duke University
Humanities Social Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: long ago
You will gain a foundation for college-level writing valuable for nearly any field. Students will learn how to read carefully, write effective arguments, understand the writing process, engage with others' ideas, cite accurately, and craft powerful prose. We will create a workshop environment. English...
22 September 2014, 12 weeks
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Yale University
Law Social Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: long ago
An introduction to the main themes of the American Constitution—popular sovereignty, separation of powers, federalism, and rights—and to basic techniques of constitutional interpretation. This course is designed to introduce you to one of the most important texts in human history—the United States Constitution...
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Johns Hopkins University
Humanities Social Sciences
Gb Free
Course added: long ago
Founded in more than 25 years of research, this course will engage students in various forms of cooperative learning including STAD (Student-Teams Achievement-Divisions) which continues to empower students to work together to improve their understanding of mathematics concepts through a collaborative...
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Vanderbilt University
Humanities Social Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: long ago
This course explores how teachers can capitalize on what students bring to the classroom - their ideas, perceptions, and misunderstandings - to advance the learning of all students in the class, a practice we call “leveraging student thinking”. As good teachers know, our most important resource(s) in...
12 August 2014, 7 weeks
Favored by 1 person



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