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Starts : 2017-06-06 in 11 days
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edX Free English Computer Science EdX UPValenciaX

Nunca antes el mercado de los videojuegos se ha encontrado en un mejor momento. En la actualidad existen multitud de plataformas disponibles y la irrupción de los dispositivos móviles ha revolucionado el sector.

La existencia de múltiples plataformas implica grandes retos para los desarrolladores en la toma de decisiones, tanto en la elección de las plataformas como en el dimensionamiento de los equipos de trabajo.

Una solución a estos problemas es utilizar un motor de juegos, y sin lugar a dudas el motor más popular y usado del momento es Unity.

Unity es el motor más popular por razones como sus poderosas herramientas, su capacidad de generar juegos en más de 20 plataformas distintas, su excelente curva de aprendizaje y los centenares de complementos disponibles para él desarrollados por terceros.

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  1. Introducción al entorno
  2. Conceptos básicos de Unity
  3. Introducción al motor de juegos
  4. Unity y las diferentes plataformas
  5. Scripting
  6. Unity en acción

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edX Free English EdX Engineering UPValenciaX

Se conocerán los distintos sistemas de georreferenciación/navegación aplicados a dispositivos móviles, la estructura de los Sistemas de Información Geográfica (SIG) y su aplicabilidad a la gestión del territorio y se describirán los sistemas de comunicación existentes (GPRS/UMTS, internet), con el objeto de analizar las aplicaciones a la ingeniería y la gestión del territorio que proporciona la integración de estos tres sistemas en los dispositivos móviles.

Asimismo, se describirán los principales software de navegación y gestión de la información (SIG) existentes en el mercado para dispositivos móviles, incluyendo prácticas con algunos de ellos. Por último, se realizara una valoración de las distintas aplicaciones que pueden proporcionar los dispositivos móviles para la gestión del territorio, para la ingeniería, geografía, geología, ciencias medio ambientales…

Starts : 2017-06-06 in 11 days
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edX Free English Computer Science EdX W3Cx

Want to learn advanced HTML5 tips and techniques? This is the course for you! Find out more about the powerful Web features that will help you create great content and apps.

This course is a natural follow up of HTML5 Coding Essentials and Good Practices. In this course, we continue the exploration of HTML5-based APIs, but also introduce some advanced features related to HTML5, such as Web components, advanced multimedia, audio for music and games, etc.

Like in the first course, you will learn by doing, study the interactive examples and have fun with proposed development projects. One of them will be to create an HTML5 game, so jump in and learn lots!

Starts : 2017-06-06 in 11 days
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edX Free English Business & Management EdX Social Sciences UQx

Being a leader in development means working in complex and challenging contexts. Projects rarely run as planned, and managers need to be flexible and adaptive in their approach.

This course will teach you the skills to tackle complex problems in developing - and developed - countries. You will learn how problems in development contexts are always complex - no matter how simple they may appear at first. You will learn strategies for how to dig deeper into the problem and come up with solutions that address the real issues. You will learn techniques and practical tools for understanding local context, and ways to lead effectively.

This course will also expose you to the disconnect between policy and practice.

Uncertainty is a way of life in development, and leaders need the skills to adapt and excel in this space. Join us to learn effective strategies for being an adaptive leader in development.

This course is part of the Leadership in Global Development MicroMasters Program. In order to get the most out of this course, we recommend that you have experience working in the development sector or a strong interest in this area. We also recommend that you complete the following courses prior to commencing or in parallel with these courses: Leaders in Global Development and The Science and Practice of Sustainable Development.

Starts : 2017-06-06 in 11 days
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edX Free English Business & Management EdX MITx

Entrepreneurship 102 prepares you for the MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp!

The bootcamp is a one-week, intensive entrepreneurship education program that challenges you to start a company in 5 days. The Bootcamp offers you the unique opportunity to be mentored by MIT faculty and MIT alumni entrepreneurs and investors as you begin your new entrepreneurial journey.

This course is not only for those planning to attend the Bootcamp. If you are beginning to design a product or service to meet your customers needs, this course will point you in the right direction whether you continue to the Bootcamp or not.

In Entrepreneurship 101, you’ve learned to look at the world through the eyes of the customer – and what a great perspective it is! But the journey doesn’t stop there. The holy grail of specificity – while already within sight – is not yet in reach.

Just as important as finding your customer is creating a great product that will solve your customer’s problem.

Entrepreneurship 102 will teach you a rigorous approach to tackle such important questions as:

  • How will your customers acquire your product?
  • What is the quantified Value Proposition of your product?
  • How do you stack up vis-à-vis the competition?

This course is based on case studies of MIT startup companies and their founders. Through them you’ll take a dive into fields such as virtual immortality, small business marketing, urban design, language education, healthcare, and startup acceleration.

This course is particularly useful for:

  • Corporate entrepreneurs building a new product line;
  • Scientists and engineers commercializing a new technology;
  • Entrepreneurs whose innovations have created radically new markets.

Entrepreneurship 102 is equally valuable to educators, particularly former entrepreneurs, who are beginning to teach entrepreneurship. In addition, the course is relevant for policymakers who work to energize the innovation ecosystems in their regions.

In the Verified track the MIT course team composed of Faculty, Teaching Fellows, and Alumni Mentors will review, grade and provide feedback on your assignments. In addition, we will review and provide feedback on your business plan, which has been a frequent and emphatic request for in the past that we are now excited to meet. In the Verified track you will also be enrolled in weekly review and discussion sessions.

Finally, it is great to take Entrepreneurship 102 as a team, for the course will give you a common framework to make decisions, laying the foundation for your long-term success.

The journey continues. Are you with us? The customer is waiting.

Image: Marius Ursache

Starts : 2017-06-06 in 11 days
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edX Free English Business & Management DelftX Design EdX Engineering

Design professionals, supervisors and managers are required to understand, use, and extract value from digital manufacturing. Industrial design is a world that has grown increasingly digital, and in which the duration from idea to implementation is shorter than it has ever been.

This course gives you an opportunity to connect to emerging trends and technologies, the instructors, and their insights. It is taught by TU Delft's leading scholars and experts in digital manufacturing. The Industrial Design Engineering faculty at TU Delft is a world leader in the application of technology, especially in applying it in a human-centered way. It is known for setting the agenda for the creative industry.

There are three major steps in the digital manufacturing workflow that we cover in depth. These include: scanning, modelling, and fabrication. We also consider how each step could be applied within your business, and the value that each can offer.

The primary additive manufacturing technologies we explore are material extrusion, powder bed fusion, material jetting, binder jetting, sheet lamination, photopolymerization, and directed energy deposition. We consider their advantages, logistical challenges, and the workflow required to get the most out of this palette of techniques.

The course uses hands-on assignments with software and mobile applications to develop your skills. We also have guest lectures from some of today’s most innovative designers; spurring exciting discussions. We hope to stimulate conversation about ownership and authenticity, the role of designers, and the benefits and implications of digital fabrication. These represent opportunities to network and interact with professionals worldwide, as well as the master students from TU Delft who take the course along with you.

Starts : 2017-06-07 in 12 days
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edX Free English EdX Math MITx

How does the final velocity on a zip line change when the starting point is raised or lowered by a matter of centimeters?  What is the accuracy of a GPS position measurement?  How fast should an airplane travel to minimize fuel consumption? The answers to all of these questions involve the derivative. 

But what is the derivative?  You will learn its mathematical notation, physical meaning, geometric interpretation, and be able to move fluently between these representations of the derivative.  You will discover how to differentiate any function you can think up, and develop a powerful intuition to be able to sketch the graph of many functions.  You will make linear and quadratic approximations of functions to simplify computations and gain intuition for system behavior.  You will learn to maximize and minimize functions to optimize properties like cost, efficiency, energy, and power.  

Learn more about our High School and AP* Exam Preparation Courses

Calculus 1B: Integration

Calculus 1C: Coordinate Systems & Infinite Series

This course was funded in part by the Wertheimer Fund.

*Advanced Placement and AP are registered trademarks of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, these offerings.

Starts : 2017-06-07 in 12 days
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edX Free English EdX Health & Safety JaverianaX

¿Sabe usted qué riesgo representan para su salud los problemas de sueño?

En este curso usted aprenderá cómo se manifiestan algunos de los problemas del sueño en niños y adultos, qué consecuencias pueden generar en su salud física y mental, cómo tener una adecuada higiene de sueño, por qué ocurren algunos de estos trastornos y cuáles son algunas de las formas para diagnosticarlos.

Teniendo en cuenta que el ser humano pasa casi 8500 días durmiendo, es fundamental y apasionante comprender algunos puntos claves de la evolución del conocimiento acerca del sueño, sus alteraciones, implicaciones e impacto en calidad de vida, economía mundial, algunas herramientas diagnósticas, nuevas investigaciones y muchas cosas más.

Es importante aclarar que simplemente se trata de un curso introductorio para generar inquietudes y preguntas en ustedes.

Este MOOC fue desarrollado en colaboración con las Doctoras Patricia Hidalgo M. y Patricia Panqueva C. de la Clínica de sueño del HUSI.

Starts : 2017-06-07 in 12 days
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edX Free English EdX MITx Physics

In this physics course you will learn about ultracold bosons and fermions, and you will hear from Prof. Ketterle about Bose-Einstein condensation (BEC). Prof. Ketterle was among the first to achive BEC in the lab and was awarded the Nobel prize in 2001 for his work along with Eric Cornell and Carl Wieman. You will also learn about weakly interacting Bose gases, as well as superfluid to Mott insulator transition, BEC-BCS crossover, trapped ions and quantum gates with ions.

This course is a part of a series of courses to introduce concepts and current frontiers of atomic physics, and to prepare you for cutting-edge research:

At MIT, the content of the five courses makes the second of a two-semester sequence (8.421 and 8.422) for graduate students interested in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. This sequence is required for Ph.D. students doing research in this field.

Completing the series allows you to pursue advanced study and research in cold atoms, as well as specialized topics in condensed matter physics. In these five courses you will learn about the following topics:

  • quantum states and dynamics of photons
  • photon-atom interactions: basics and semiclassical approximations
  • open system dynamics
  • optical Bloch equations
  • applications and limits of the optical Bloch equations
  • dressed atoms
  • light force
  • laser cooling
  • cold atoms
  • evaporative cooling
  • Bose-Einstein condensation
  • quantum algorithms and protocols
  • ion traps and magnetic traps.

Starts : 2017-06-07 in 12 days
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edX Free English EdX Engineering Philosophy & Ethics TokyoTechX

Want to learn how to identify and solve every day ethical issues in engineering and science? If yes, this is the course for you! Ethics plays an integral role when it comes to engineering and science practice. This course teaches traditional preventive ethics but emphasizes aspirational ethics.

The learning objectives of this course are as follows:

  1. To recognize the significant social and environmental impact of engineering/scientific solutions.
  2. To apply a practical seven-step ethical guide to real-world cases.
  3. To critique, analyze, and develop best ethical solutions across micro- to meta- levels toward real-world problems.
  4. To understand how one behaves in an organization professionally as an ethical engineer.

倫理は、科学者・技術者が仕事をする上で、不可欠なものである。この科目では、新しいタイプの科学技術倫理を学ぶ。本科目では、これまでの科学技術倫理教育の伝統的なアプローチである「予防倫理」だけでなく、「志向倫理」の考え方を重視する。この科目を通して、科学技術者が現場で直面する可能性のある倫理的問題を認識し、これを解決することを学んでいただきたい。また、倫理的な科学技術者が、公衆の福利に貢献できるだけでなく、彼ら自身も「よく生きる(well-being)」ことができることを理解していただきたい。

本科目の学習教育目標は以下のとおりである。

1. 科学技術が人間社会や環境に与える影響を吟味することにより、技術者が重視すべき価値について理解し、これを共有しようとする態度を育成する。

2. 科学技術者が直面する可能性のある具体的な倫理問題の検討を通して、倫理的意思決定のための具体的な方法(セブン・ステップ・ガイド)を修得する。

3. 倫理的な科学技術者が、社会の福利に貢献できるだけでなく、自らの「よく生きること(well-being)」を維持し、高めることができることを理解する。

4. 具体的な事例の検討を通して、組織のなかで技術者がいかに行動すべきかを理解する。

5. 具体的な事例を分析するスキルを修得する。


Please note that slides in English will be available within the course. 

Starts : 2017-06-08 in 13 days
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edX Free English Architecture EdX MITx

This course examines and presents processes of designing and implementing land readjustment in the context of developing countries.

Land readjustment is an alternative land-assembly approach to government compulsory purchase (often referred to as eminent domain) and voluntary market transaction. In the land readjustment process, a public or private agency invites property owners to become stakeholders in a redevelopment project and to contribute their lands to the project as investment capital. In return, each property owner receives a land site of at least equal value in the vicinity of the original site upon project completion. After all properties in the district are assembled, the combined land sites are subdivided to make space for wider roads and other local infrastructure.

The conventional approaches to land assembly are often conflict-ridden. Through this course, practitioners can add another viable option to their toolbox by learning about land readjustment as an alternative approach to urbanization in developing countries.

Land readjustment has been shown to reduce the initial capital requirement for land assembly, discourage holdouts, and minimize massive relocation of existing residents. When applying land readjustment at the right time and in the right place, this approach could mediate a major hindrance of land redevelopment in countries that are facing rapid urbanization.      

Starts : 2017-06-08 in 13 days
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edX Free English Computer Science EdX LinuxFoundationX

Everywhere you look today, enterprises are embracing big data-driven customer relationships and building innovative solutions based on insights gained from data. According to IBM, every day we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data — so much that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years. This data comes from everywhere: sensors used to gather climate information, posts to social media sites, digital pictures and videos, purchase transaction records, and cell phone GPS signals, just to name a few. This data is big data.

The demand for storing this unprecedented amount of information is enough of a challenge, but when you add the need for analytics, the technology requirements truly start pushing the envelope on state-of-the-art IT infrastructures. Fortunately, the Open Source community has stepped up to this challenge and developed a storage and processing layer called Apache Hadoop. Add the dozens of other projects integrating with Apache Hadoop and you have the whole Hadoop ecosystem.

The Hadoop ecosystem, along with the data management architectures it enables, is growing at an unprecedented rate, with 73% of Hadoop cluster deployments now in production — a number which continues to rise.

The demand for individuals who have experience managing this platform is also accelerating. According to the IT Skills and Certifications Pay Index research from Foote Partners, “the need for big data skills also continues to lead to pay increases — about 8% over the last year.” Now is exactly the right time to build an exciting and rewarding career managing big data with Apache Hadoop.

This introductory course is taught by Hadoop experts from The Linux Foundation’s ODPi collaborative project. As host to some of the world's leading open source projects, The Linux Foundation provides training and networking opportunities to help you advance your career.

This course is perfect for IT professionals seeking a high-level overview of Hadoop, and who want to find out if a Hadoop-driven big data strategy is the right solution to meet their data retention and analytics needs. This course will also help anyone who wants to set up a small-scale Hadoop test environment to gain experience working with this exciting open source technology.

Starts : 2017-06-08 in 13 days
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edX Free English BUx Education & Teacher Training EdX Engineering Science

This course is designed to provide future STEM faculty, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows with an introduction to effective teaching strategies and the research that supports them.

The goal of the eight-week course is to equip the next generation of STEM faculty to be effective teachers, thus improving the learning experience for the thousands of students they will teach.

The course draws on the expertise of experienced STEM faculty, educational researchers, and staff from university teaching centers, many of them affiliated with the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL), a network of research universities collaborating in the preparation of STEM graduate students and post-docs as future faculty members.

Starts : 2017-06-08 in 13 days
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edX Free English Business & Management DelftX Economics & Finance EdX Law

Are you involved in the development and execution of technical projects and eager to know what it takes to fund a project successfully? Would you like to be more in touch with the latest developments in project finance and able to use these to your advantage? If so, you’re in the right place!

This course will provide you with the fundamental knowledge and necessary tools to create the optimum financing structure for your project and enhance its potential to attract funding.

The approach taken is both theoretically sound and practically relevant. This is achieved by using case studies to illustrate the topics, as well as assignments that give learners first-hand experience in what it takes to put together a financeable project.

At the end of the course, you’ll understand what is required to achieve successful project financing.

Those who work on infrastructure and industrial projects, especially, will need to have a good understanding of how project financing works and how project investors and lenders think and assess the risks of a project.

Projects are increasingly set up through cooperation between different groups of stakeholders such as Public Private Partnerships (PPPs). Project contracts are evolving to facilitate and structure such co-operations, which has in turn led to a range of novel contracts and methods of financing.

This course is a good enhancement course for learners who successfully completed the MOOC Project Management from DelftX. This course builds on the basic knowledge gained in that MOOC, but deals with the financing aspects in considerably more detail.

Starts : 2017-06-08 in 13 days
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edX Free English Business & Management EdX Environmental Studies MITx Social Sciences

How can you determine if a proposed real estate development project is socially responsible? Or determine whether the developer used the tools of social impact assessment (SIA), environmental impact assessment (EIA), and public consultation effectively?

This course will teach you how to evaluate a development project and practice socially responsible real estate yourself by applying SIA, EIA, and consultation methods. It is also designed to help students build their own personal theory of what constitutes socially responsible real estate development.

Taught by a professor with more than forty-five years of teaching experience at MIT, using an applied case study method, this course will open new opportunities for real estate developers and urban planners to see how SIA, EIA, and stakeholder engagement are the keys to creating socially-responsible real estate development throughout the world. 

Starts : 2017-06-09 in 14 days
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edX Free English Business & Management EdX HKPolyUx

Marketing within the hotel and tourism industry presents unique challenges, as marketers are tasked with selling services and memories rather than goods. In this hospitality management course, you will learn how to apply marketing knowledge and skills to the hotel and tourism industry. You will learn best practices for building customer loyalty and creating a strong brand and learn how to efficiently communicate to stakeholders through integrated marketing communications. You will also learn about the importance of marketing to both previous and new customers.

Students’ learning experience will be enhanced through the use of creative approaches to solve marketing problems in hotel and tourism settings.

Note that this course is priced at USD $150.

Starts : 2017-06-12 in 17 days
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Learn to manage your Digital Self effectively in just six weeks. This course is designed to help you to progress from a tech savvy internet user into a digitally literate one, by coaching you how to improve your ability to use technology for management of your life including learning, work, and more.

Starts : 2017-06-12 in 17 days
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edX Free English ASUx Communication EdX Humanities

Language, and the ability to communicate effectively are critical skills in the global economy. Writing and composition are vital to communicating your ideas clearly.

This introductory writing course will help you develop and express ideas effectively for a variety of purposes, audiences and occasions.

During the course, you will complete several major written projects, along with a reflection for each project. For each project, you can decide what level of technology you wish to use.

If you wish to earn university credit for the course we will ask you to complete a portfolio in which you demonstrate what you have learned. Specifically, you will address what you have learned in the course and provide evidence that you have acquired the skills and knowledge taught during the course. Credit earned will count as ASU’s First-Year Composition course however, it is strongly encouraged that you consult with your institution of choice to determine how these credits will be applied to their degree requirements prior to transferring the credit.

Starts : 2017-06-12 in 17 days
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Arjaus los invita a participar en este curso donde aprenderán las bases del apasionante mundo de Ableton Live, programa líder en producción musical y performance en vivo.

Starts : 2017-06-12 in 17 days
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This course provides a self-paced, individualized environment for anyone looking to refresh math skills. The content focuses primarily on algebra and arithmetic, and aligns with many standard exams, such as college math placement exams.