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Introduction to Sociology

Introduction to Sociology
About the Course We live in a world that is changing very quickly. Sociology gives us the tools to understand our own lives and those quite remote from us. The premise of this class is that in order to benefit from the sociological perspective, we need to learn how to ask certain basic questions. We need to know how to seek answers through methods that strive to be systematic and generalizable.We will begin with some of the essential questions: How are the things that we take to be natural socially constructed? We will strive to understand how interaction in micro-level contexts affects larger social processes and how such macro-level processes influence our day to day lives. Course Syllabus Week 1: The Sociological Imagination Week 2: Three Sociological Questions Week 3: Methods of Sociological Research Week 4: Us and Them Week 5: Isolation, Groups, and Networks Week 6: Cities Week 7: Social Interaction and Everyday Life Recommended Background None; all are welcome. Suggested Readings Related:  Cursos online

social defined networking About the Course This course introduces software defined networking, an emerging paradigm in computer networking that allows a logically centralized software program to control the behavior of an entire network. Separating a network's control logic from the underlying physical routers and switches that forward traffic allows network operators to write high-level control programs that specify the behavior of an entire network, in contrast to conventional networks, whereby network operators must codify functionality in terms of low-level device configuration. Logically centralized network control makes it possible for operators to specify more complex tasks that involve integrating many disjoint network functions (e.g., security, resource control, prioritization) into a single control framework, allowing network operators to create more sophisticated policies, and making network configurations easier to configure, manage, troubleshoot, and debug. Course Syllabus Module 3: Control Plane Prof.

Egiptología (Egyptology) - Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona About the Course Este curso está dirigido a estudiantes de grado y a personas interesadas en las civilizaciones antiguas que deseen adquirir conocimientos fundamentales acerca de la lengua, la historia y la cultura del Egipto faraónico e introducirse en los métodos y las herramientas de la disciplina egiptológica para, a continuación, seguir profundizando autónomamente o realizar ulteriores estudios académicos de grado o de máster en el ámbito de la disciplina. Los objetivos del curso son los siguientes: Exponer los aspectos definidores de las principales etapas de la historia y la cultura del antiguo Egipto, prestando especial atención a las fuentes textuales, iconográficas y arqueológicas.Explicar la adscripción y la historia de la lengua egipcia, los cuatro sistemas de escritura egipcios, el desciframiento de los jeroglíficos y las creaciones literarias más importantes que el antiguo Egipto nos ha legado. Course Syllabus Primera semana: Orígenes. Segunda semana: Pirámides. Course Format

Critical Thinking in Global Challenges About the Course Critical thinking is the ability to gather and assess information and evidence in a balanced and reflective way to reach conclusions that are justified by reasoned argument based on the available evidence. Critical thinking is a key skill in the information age, valuable in all disciplines and professions. This introductory course will give you the opportunity to better understand what critical thinking is, and to practice and enhance your critical thinking skills. The relevant background information for each global challenge will be provided to ensure that you can complete the exercises. Subtitles for all video lectures available: Portuguese (provided by the Lemann Foundation), English Course Format The course contains lectures, quizzes and exercises. This is a basic, informal and very pragmatic course, which focuses on getting you to think rationally and critically about evidence, and does not attempt to teach you about logic, reasoning and knowledge in a formal way.

Architecture Data Analysis About the Course You have probably heard that this is the era of “Big Data”. Stories about companies or scientists using data to recommend movies, discover who is pregnant based on credit card receipts, or confirm the existence of the Higgs Boson regularly appear in Forbes, the Economist, the Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. But how does one turn data into this type of insight? This course is an applied statistics course focusing on data analysis. Recommended Background Some familiarity with the R statistical programming language ( and proficiency in writing in English will be useful. Course Format The course will consist of lecture videos broken into 8-10 minute segments.

Universidade de Harvard oferece curso a distância grátis de fotografia Olá leitores! Se você trabalha, estuda ou tem interesse em fotografia, não perca essa oportunidade de incrementar os seus conhecimentos sem precisar sair de casa! A Universidade de Harvard, em parceria com a Alison.com, oferece um curso a distância grátis de fotografia, com duração de 10 a 15 horas. Fotografia digital é toda imagem fotográfica obtida por meio de um sensor óptico associado a um processador eletrônico que a transforma em um arquivo de computador. Panorama de mercado Com o constante desenvolvimento da tecnologia digital e dos programas de editoração de imagens, a fotografia digital ganhou espaço no mercado de reprodução de imagens e se firmou como alternativa de consumo e produção para fotógrafos amadores ou profissionais. Isso gera mais possibilidades de uso de equipamentos e recursos para amadores e também uma demanda por profissionais diferenciados e altamente capacitados. O Curso Outras oportunidades: Aproveite!

Design: Creation of Artifacts in Society About the Course This is a course aimed at making you a better designer. The course marries theory and practice, as both are valuable in improving design performance. Student Testimonials from Earlier Sessions of the Course:"An amazing course - a joy to take. "When I signed up for this course I didn't know what to expect; the experience was so good and rewarding. See examples of student projects: here Recommended Background No specific background is required. Suggested Readings To get a feel for the style of the instructor and the material in the course, this book is a good place to start: Ulrich, K.T. 2010. The free digital book is available at Design: Creation of Artifacts in Society. Other highly recommended reading is the textbook: Product Design and Development by Karl T. The textbook publisher McGraw-Hill has made available to you a version of the textbook Product Design and Development by Karl T. The PDF, found here, contains detailed instructions on how to purchase the text.

e-Aulas da USP :: [FLM1150-1] Língua Italiana I 34 vídeos públicos disponíveis nesta disciplina. Teaser para o conjunto de videoaulas "Dire, fare, partire!", do curso de Língua Italiana I do Departamento de Letras Modernas- FFLCH Material de apoio em: Nesta primeira parte da lezione 1 da série "Dire, fare, partire!" Segunda parte da lezione 1 da série "Dire, fare, partire!" Nesta primeira parte da lezione 2 da série "Dire, fare, partire!" Nesta segunda parte da lezione 2 da série "Dire, fare, partire!" Nesta primeira parte da lezione 3 da série "Dire, fare, partire!" Nesta segunda parte da lezione 3 da série "Dire, fare, partire!" Nesta primeira parte da lezione 4 da série "Dire, fare, partire!" Nesta segunda parte da lezione 4 da série "Dire, fare, partire!" Nesta primeira parte da lezione 5 da série "Dire, fare, partire!"

Malicious Software and its Underground Economy: Two Sides to Every Story Cybercrime has become both more widespread and harder to battle. Researchers and anecdotal experience show that the cybercrime scene is becoming increasingly organized and consolidated, with strong links also to traditional criminal networks. Modern attacks are indeed stealthy and often profit oriented. Malicious software (malware) is the traditional way in which cybercriminals infect user and enterprise hosts to gain access to their private, financial, and intellectual property data. By mixing a practical, hands-on approach with the theory and techniques behind the scene, the course discusses the current academic and underground research in the field, trying to answer the foremost question about malware and underground economy, namely, "Should we care?". Students will learn how traditional and mobile malware work, how they are analyzed and detected, peering through the underground ecosystem that drives this profitable but illegal business.

Curso: Dire, fare, partire! Dire, fare, partire! Dire, fare, partire!é uma produção do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Língua, Literatura e Cultura Italianas e da Área Didática em Língua e Literatura Italiana da Faculdade de Filosofia Letras e Ciências Humanas em parceria com a Superintendência de Tecnologia da Informação / Diretoria de Mídias Digitais da Universidade de São Paulo, sob a coordenação didática da Profa. Dra. Não se trata de um curso à distância, por isso não há inscrição, nem tutores, nem avaliação, nem certificados, basta acessar o material relativo a cada aula. Dire, Fare, Partire! Este primeiro módulo é composto por 16 aulas, sendo que cada aula é dividida em duas partes. Na segunda parte, o professor recebe no estúdio um convidado para uma entrevista sobre aspectos linguísticos ou culturais. Convido-os a conhecer melhor o projeto completo e toda a equipe envolvida clicando no PDF abaixo. Acesse o nosso tutorial e conheça todas os recursos disponíveis: Pronto! Dica de navegação:

social network analysis About the Course Everything is connected: people, information, events and places, all the more so with the advent of online social media. A practical way of making sense of the tangle of connections is to analyze them as networks. In this course you will learn about the structure and evolution of networks, drawing on knowledge from disciplines as diverse as sociology, mathematics, computer science, economics, and physics. Course Syllabus Week 1: What are networks and what use is it to study them? Concepts: nodes, edges, adjacency matrix, one and two-mode networks, node degree Activity: Upload a social network (e.g. your Facebook social network into Gephi and visualize it ). Week 2: Random network models: Erdos-Renyi and Barabasi-Albert Concepts: connected components, giant component, average shortest path, diameter, breadth-first search, preferential attachment Week 3: Network centrality Concepts: betweenness, closeness, eigenvector centrality (+ PageRank), network centralization Course Format

Centro Luso Italiano de Conservação e Restauro TIPOLOGIA – E-LEARNING (acompanhamento tutorial) DURAÇÃO – Tempo de realização previsto – 10 / 12 horas DATA DE INÍCIO – Imediato, após confirmação de pagamento HORÁRIO – Livre (on line 24/24 horas) CO-AUTORAS – Diana Bencatel e Geraldine Garcia No final deste curso, os participantes ficarão aptos a identificar patologias em livros e documentos e suas causas, a conhecer os cuidados a ter com os livros e documentos e a aplicar técnicas de prevenção, minimização de danos e execução de reparos em papel. Este curso destina-se a todos aqueles que tenham à sua guarda livros e documentos gráficos (arquivos, bibliotecas, livreiros, colecionadores) ou para todos aqueles que pretendam preservar de forma adequada os seus livros e documentos. Módulo 1. - Conservação Preventiva - Conservação Interventiva e curativa - Restauro Módulo 2. 2.1. 2.2. 2.3. 2.4. Módulo 3. 3.1. 3.2. 3.3. Módulo 4. 4.1. 4.1.1. 4.1.2. 4.1.3. PREÇO – 25€. Se escolher “pagar agora” pode realizar o pagamento de imediato.

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