Courses tagged with "Humanities" (8)

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Starts : 2015-08-31
109 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Business English Economics & Finance Energy & Earth Sciences Humanities

This course develops an interdisciplinary understanding of the social, political, economic and scientific perspectives on climate change.

Starts : 2014-01-13
No votes
FutureLearn Free Closed [?] Life Sciences Biology & Life Sciences Climate Change Energy & Earth Sciences Geology and Geophysics Humanities Physical & Earth Sciences

This course aims to explain the science of climate change, the risks it poses and the solutions available to reduce those risks.

Starts : 2013-09-30
110 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Life Sciences English Biology & Life Sciences Climate Change Energy & Earth Sciences Geology and Geophysics Humanities Physical & Earth Sciences

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.

Starts : 2014-03-31
No votes
FutureLearn Free Closed [?] Social Sciences Biology & Life Sciences Climate Change Energy & Earth Sciences Geology and Geophysics Humanities Physical & Earth Sciences

Making decisions about managing natural resources can be difficult; this course explores why fairness needs to be part of policy.

Starts : 2014-06-23
No votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Life Sciences English Biology & Life Sciences Humanities Social Sciences

This is a course about addiction to drugs and other behaviors. It will describe what happens in the brain and how this information helps us deal with and overcome addiction. It will also discuss other topics such as government policy and our vulnerability to take drugs.

28 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Life Sciences Humanities

This course will take students on an extraordinary journey – the beginning of a massive transformation of humankind. Nothing remotely like this had ever happened in the billions of years of evolution on Earth. It was enabled by technology, but many other factors were part of its driving force.

Starts : 2014-11-03
1 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Life Sciences English Humanities Social Sciences

This course enables students to develop their understanding of research methods, and confidence in designing a research project, choosing and executing appropriate methods, and assessing its intellectual/academic rigour.

Starts : 2012-09-24
89 votes
Coursera Free Life Sciences English Biology & Life Sciences Humanities

This course teaches scientists to become more effective writers, using practical examples and exercises. Topics include: principles of good writing, tricks for writing faster and with less anxiety, the format of a scientific manuscript, and issues in publication and peer review.