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Nerves, the heart, and the brain are electrical. How do these things work? This course presents fundamental principles, described quantitatively. In this class you will learn how to think about electrically active tissue in terms of individual mechanisms, and you will learn to analyze the mechanisms...
24 August 2015, 7 weeks
Favored by 1 person
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Jonathan Tomkin
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Energy & Earth Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: long ago
This course introduces the academic discipline of sustainability and explores how today’s human societies can endure in the face of global change, ecosystem degradation and resource limitations. This course introduces the academic approach of Sustainability and explores how today’s human societies can...
24 August 2015, 8 weeks
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Walter  Sinnott-Armstrong and Ram  Neta
Duke University
Humanities Social Sciences
Gb Paid Free
Course added: long ago
Reasoning is important.  This course will teach you how to do it well.  You will learn how to understand and assess arguments by other people and how to construct good arguments of your own about whatever matters to you. Reasoning is important.  This course will teach you how to do it well. &nbsp...
25 August 2014, 12 weeks
5 January 2015, 12 weeks
24 August 2015, 12 weeks
Favored by 2 people
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Ian Larson (lead educator)
Monash University
Humanities Medicine & Health
Gb Free
Course added: 25 February 2014
Learn the science behind how and why medicines work, and what can improve patient's treatment, with this free online course.
1 September 2014
23 March 2015
24 August 2015
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Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Arts, Music, Film Engineering & Technology Physics
Gb Free
Course added: 12 July 2014
Learn about acoustics by using the concept of impedance. Following part 1, radiation, scattering, and diffraction are studied. Wave propagation in closed space is also covered. Leads to understand essentials as well to cover graduate level topics. This course introduces acoustics by using the concept...
24 August 2015, 5 weeks
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Computer Science Engineering & Technology
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 16 October 2014
Learn how to use the cloud and write programs for data analytics. Learn about "cloudonomics," the underlying economic reasons that we are creating the cloud. Learn the basic concepts underlying cloud services and be able to use services like AWS or OpenStack Dashboard to construct cloud services or applications...
24 August 2015, 5 weeks
Favored by 1 person
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Максим Валерьевич Нырцов, Наталья Андреевна Билибина, Антон Викторович Дворников, Глеб Игоревич Загребин, Алексей Владимирович Ковалев
МИИГАиК
Ru Free
Course added: 7 December 2014
Курс посвящен основам картографии как области науки и производства, в том числе, цифровым технологиям в современном картографировании. Раньше инструментами картографа были перо и тушь, теперь это современные программно-аппаратные информационные системы с использованием самых высоких, в том числе, ко...
24 August 2015
Favored by 1 person
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Pam Foley (Lead Educator)
The Open University
Social Sciences
Gb Free
Course added: 9 June 2015
Birth is a lottery. Where, when and to whom you are born and the society into which you are born will influence your life chances.
24 August 2015
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Laura Hills
The Open University
Social Sciences
Gb Free
Course added: 11 July 2015
This free online course will explain how you can study online without putting the rest of your life on hold.
24 August 2015
10
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Pedro Irazoqui, Rebecca Bercich, Dan Pederson
PurdueX
Engineering & Technology
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 21 July 2015
Understand how biological systems generate electrical signals, and how they can be recorded and induced with manufactured devices. In this course you will use fundamental engineering and mathematical tools to understand and analyze basic bioelectricity and circuit theory in the context of the mammalian...
24 August 2015, 16 weeks
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Explore the tradeoffs in designing communication systems like mobile phones, and the engineering tools to handle them. Have you ever wondered how information is transmitted using your mobile phone or a WiFi hotspot? This introductory course seeks to enable you to understand the basic engineering tools...
25 August 2015, 7 weeks
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Blake McKimmie, Mark Horswill, Barbara Masser
UQx
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 29 December 2014
Learn how behavioural science can improve our criminal justice system. This course systematically explores the effectiveness of the law and justice system from a psychological perspective. By experiencing a fictional case first hand, you will learn about the psychology of law and some of the misconceptions...
25 August 2015, 8 weeks
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Eric Tsui, W.B. Lee, Klaus Tochtermann, Usama Fayyad, Jay Lee
HKPolyUx
Mathematics, Statistics and Data Analysis
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 20 May 2015
Learn why and how knowledge management and Big Data are vital to the new business era. The business landscape is changing so rapidly that traditional management, business and computing courses do not meet the needs for the next generation of workers in the business world. Most traditional methods...
25 August 2015, 6 weeks
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Dr. Joanna Hadjicostandi
UTPermianBasinX
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 30 May 2015
From feminism to Marxism and functionalism, this course offers a fresh perspective on sociological topics like culture, gender, sexuality, race, class and more. This course will cover topics found on the CLEP Sociology exam. Very often we see, hear or experience things that seem "strange" and incomprehensible...
25 August 2015, 6 weeks
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John Yuen, William Tsang, Helen Law, Shamay Ng, Josephine Lau, Margaret O Donoghue, Kevan MA Gartland, Roger Watson, Patrick Brennan, Helen Eng, Kit Sinclair, Judi Laprade
HKPolyUx
Biology & Life Sciences Medicine & Health
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 30 May 2015
Explore the structure of the human body through a real life case scenario of stroke from six healthcare professional perspectives. Human Anatomy is fundamental to every medical and healthcare professional. However, the science of anatomy and effects of stroke are also extremely useful to anyone interested...
25 August 2015, 8 weeks
Favored by 1 person
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National Taiwan University
Humanities
Cn Free
Course added: 30 July 2014
《紅樓夢》不只是一部青春紀事,更是一闋母神的頌歌;它既熱烈地宣揚了少女之美,卻也莊嚴地禮讚著母性力量。本次課程將聚焦在女媧─警幻─賈母─元妃─王夫人─劉姥姥六位成熟女性,針對其在書中扮演角色的功能與位...
22 October 2014, 7 weeks
26 August 2015, 7 weeks
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Eric Grimson, John Guttag, Ana Bell
MITx
Computer Science
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 29 December 2014
6.00.1x is an introduction to computer science as a tool to solve real-world analytical problems. This course is the first of a two-course sequence: Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python, and Introduction to Computational Thinking and Data Science. Together, they are designed...
26 August 2015
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Learn how to effectively use psychiatric drugs, widely prescribed to treat psychological disorders, to improve their ability to help.   It is highly likely that you, a member of your family, or a close friend will face the decision of whether to use a medication to treat a diagnosed psychiatric...
26 August 2015, 4 weeks
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Inger Mewburn
ANUx
Humanities
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 29 July 2015
Learn evidence-based strategies for emotional resilience and supervision that will help you finish your PhD or research degree.    You need to be smart to begin a PhD - but you need to be resilient to finish one. Between one-quarter and one-third of all research students never finish their...
26 August 2015, 10 weeks
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Gregory Nagy, Leonard Muellner, Kevin McGrath, Keith Stone, Claudia Filos
HarvardX
Gb Paid Free
Course added: 5 August 2015
Discover the literature and heroes of ancient Greece through the Homeric Iliad and Odyssey, the tragedies of Sophocles, the dialogues of Plato, and more. Explore what it means to be human today by studying what it meant to be a hero in ancient Greek times. In this introduction to ancient Greek culture...
26 August 2015, 17 weeks



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