Courses tagged with "Social Sciences" (497)

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Starts : 2013-02-01
110 votes
Coursera Free Social Sciences English

In this class we will cover the essentials of sociology, to help you better understand your own life and situations far from your experience.

Starts : 2012-07-23
96 votes
Coursera Free Social Sciences English Audio Film Humanities Music

Learn the ideas and vocabulary for listening to world music, and examine the music of several world music cultures and how they have entered into mainstream popular culture.

Starts : 2014-09-01
107 votes
Coursera Free Computer Sciences English Artificial Intelligence Computer Science Economics & Finance Information Social Sciences Tech & Design

Networked Life will explore recent scientific efforts to explain social, economic and technological structures -- and the way these structures interact -- on many different scales, from the behavior of individuals or small groups to that of complex networks such as the Internet and the global economy.

Starts : 2014-10-06
111 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Computer Sciences English Computer Science Information Social Sciences Systems & Security Tech & Design

In this course, you'll learn what every citizen should know about the security risks--and future potential — of electronic voting and Internet voting.

Starts : 2014-03-11
107 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Business English Brain and Cognitive Sciences Business & Management Economics & Finance Health & Society Humanities Introduction to Psychology

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 how we might overcome our shortcomings. You’ll also learn about cases where our irrationalities work in our favor, and how we can harness these human tendencies to make better decisions.

Starts : 2014-09-22
95 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Business English Business & Management Education Social Sciences

In this introductory, self-paced course, you will learn multiple theories of organizational behavior and apply them to actual cases of organizational change.

Starts : 2014-02-24
115 votes
Coursera Free Social Sciences English Arts Energy & Earth Sciences Humanities Physical & Earth Sciences

Admit it — you wanted to be an archaeologist when you grew up... This course builds on that enthusiasm, while radically expanding your notions about just what archaeology is and just what archaeologists do.

Starts : 2013-04-04
90 votes
Coursera Free Social Sciences English

What are science, technology, and innovation? How do science, technology, and innovation inform our understanding of developments in the social sphere? How have these domains evolved in the Chinese context? In this course, we will examine these issues and attempt answering these and many other questions!

Starts : 2014-09-01
110 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Social Sciences English Humanities

This course explores the role of sports around the world, and how the games we watch and play shape identity, culture, and society.

Starts : 2015-09-22
286 votes
Coursera Free Popular Social Sciences English Humanities

The purpose of this course is to summarize new directions in Chinese history and social science produced by the creation and analysis of big historical datasets based on newly opened Chinese archival holdings, and to organize this knowledge in a framework that encourages learning about China in comparative perspective.

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 : 2014-07-14
100 votes
Coursera Free Business English Business & Management Education Health & Society Social Sciences Teacher Professional Development

Ever wonder why people do what they do? This course offers some answers based on the latest research from social psychology.

Starts : 2014-08-01
96 votes
Coursera Free Public Affairs & Law English Humanities Law Social Sciences

The EU is the most successful supranational legal order to which 27 Member States have transferred sovereign rights. This course explores the functioning of the unique creature that is the EU, the impact of its laws on states, citizens and companies, and the current challenges it faces.

19 votes
Udemy Free Closed [?] Social Sciences Brain and Cognitive Sciences Introduction to Psychology Psychology

What do your dreams mean? Can apes learn sign language? Why cant we tickle ourselves? Paul Bloom answers these and more.

14 votes
Udemy Free Closed [?] Social Sciences

How to design a building to reduce energy consumption.

9 votes
Udemy Free Closed [?] Social Sciences

Discover America in 1491 Learn about its cities, agriculture, science, and remarkable intellectual achievements.

19 votes
Udemy Free Closed [?] Social Sciences History Western Civilization II

Professor Lynn Hunt lectures in this course which covers a broad, historical study of major elements in Western heritage

23 votes
Udemy Free Closed [?] Social Sciences

Sustainable Living is a sub-division of the Education for Sustainable Living Program (ESLP). ESLP is a student designed,

13 votes
Udemy Free Closed [?] Social Sciences

Communication and Conflict in Families and Couples. Professor Benjamin Karney lectures on families and couples. This cou

11 votes
Udemy Free Closed [?] Social Sciences

Take the same journey in moral reflection that has captivated more than 15,000 Harvard students