Coursera.org. E-learning and Digital Cultures. About the Course E-learning and Digital Cultures is aimed at teachers, learning technologists, and people with a general interest in education who want to deepen their understanding of what it means to teach and learn in the digital age.
The course is about how digital cultures intersect with learning cultures online, and how our ideas about online education are shaped through “narratives”, or big stories, about the relationship between people and technology. We’ll explore some of the most engaging perspectives on digital culture in its popular and academic forms, and we’ll consider how our practices as teachers and learners are informed by the difference of the digital. We’ll look at how learning and literacy is represented in popular digital-, (or cyber-) culture, and explore how that connects with the visions and initiatives we are seeing unfold in our approaches to digital education. This course will not be taught via a series of video lectures. Recommended Background Course Format. The language of Hollywood.
Fantasy and Science Fiction: The Human Mind, Our Modern World. Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies. About the Course #1 Entrepreneurship Course on Coursera* #3 Overall Business Course on Coursera* *CourseTalk's "Top Rated" MOOCs (October, 2014) This course assists aspiring entrepreneurs in developing great ideas into great companies.
With strong economies presenting rich opportunities for new venture creation, and challenging economic times presenting the necessity for many to make their own job, the need to develop the skills to develop and act on innovative business opportunities is ever present. Using proven content, methods, and models for new venture opportunity assessment and analysis, students will learn how to enhance their entrepreneurial mindset and develop their functional skill sets to see and act entrepreneurially.
With this course, students experience a sampling of the ideas and techniques explored in the University of Maryland's Online Master of Technology Entrepreneurship. Course Syllabus Week One: Entrepreneurial Perspective What is entrepreneurship? Recommended Background. Desarrollo de productos innovadores Tec Monterrey. Creativity, Innovation and Chage. This course empowers learners to develop their creative human potential to improve, enhance, and transform their businesses, communities, and personal lives.
Processes like Intelligent Fast Failure will teach you rapid prototyping skills, while the Adaption-Innovation creative style spectrum will help you understand how and why your ideas are unique - and how you can work better with others to solve complex problems. Personal reflection tools like CENTER add a character development dimension to the course that is an important first step towards unlocking your creative potential. Along the way, you will engage with a rich set of tools, exercises, and metrics in order to understand these concepts and how they impact the development of your creative life and career.
Joining the team are Dr. Susan Russell, Associate Professor of Theater and Dr. Follow us on Twitter @PSUCIC Like our Facebook Page hereJoin our Google+ community hereConnect with the community on LinkedIn here Adventurers. Yes. Design thinking for business innovation. About the Course Design thinking is a popular new idea in the business world - organizations as diverse as entrepreneurial start-ups, big established corporations, and government and social service organizations are experimenting with design thinking as an alternative approach to traditional problem-solving.
Accelerated by the spectacular rise of Apple and IDEO, design thinking is seen as offering a new approach better suited for dealing with the accelerating pressures for growth and innovation faced by so many organizations today. But design thinking can remain mysterious for people interested in introducing this approach into their decision-making processes. Demystifying it is the focus of this course. Though designing as a craft requires years of dedicated education and talent to master, design thinking, as a problem solving approach, does not. The four sequential questions that take us on a journey through an assessment of current reality (What is?)
Course Syllabus Course Format. Competitive Strategy Uni MUNICH. Ser más creativos UNAM. Global history since 1760. Listening to World Music. About the Course With the click of a mouse, now more than ever we are able to access sounds made by people from all around the world.
And yet, most of us don't listen to the wide diversity of music available to us, probably because it sounds so strange. This class will open up the world of music to you. We begin with a brief history of recording technology, the music industry and the place of world music in that narrative; you are introduced to keywords for talking about music cross-culturally; and then proceed to half a dozen musical cultures around the world. In each of these musical cultures, we examine the ways in which music works in those distant cultures, how it sounds, what it means, who may perform it; and then we ask ourselves where this music has traveled and entered into the Western popular culture as entertainment, political discourse, or artistic purpose.
Course Syllabus Recommended Background In-course Textbooks Suggested Readings Course Format. Philosophy. This course will introduce you to some of the main areas of research in contemporary philosophy. Each week a different philosopher will talk you through some of the most important questions and issues in their area of expertise.
We’ll begin by trying to understand what philosophy is – what are its characteristic aims and methods, and how does it differ from other subjects? Then we’ll spend the rest of the course gaining an introductory overview of several different areas of philosophy. Week 1: What is Philosophy? (Dr. Week 2: What do you know? Week 3: Minds, Brains and Computers (Dr. Week 4: Morality: Objective, Subjective or Relative? Week 5: Should you believe what you hear? Week 6: Are scientific theories true? Week 7: Philosophy and the Structure of Reality (Dr. No background is required; all are welcome. As a student enrolled in this course, you will have free access to selected chapters and content for the duration of the course. Optional reading More details are available here. History of art. Comic books and graphic novels. Image and video processing. Intro programming for digital artists. About the Course The course, lecture, and examples build on each other to teach the fundamentals of programming in general (logic, loops, functions, objects, classes) and also deals with advanced topics including multi-threading, events and signals.
Throughout the course, students create meaningful and rewarding expressive digital “instruments” that make sound and music in direct response to program logic. The ChucK language provides precise high-level control over time, audio computation, and user interface elements (track pad, joysticks, etc.). ChucK is used (unknowingly in most cases, via SMule Apps) by millions of users throughout the world, and is the backbone of dozens of academic programs and laptop orchestras. Learning to program using ChucK, through the musical examples provided in this course, will prepare students to program in C++, Java, and other languages. Course Syllabus WEEK 1: Basics: Sound, Waves, and ChucK Programming WEEK 2: Libraries and Arrays WEEK 4: Functions Yes.
Programmation en java.