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Applied Real Estate

Duration: Ongoing (Self-Paced)

Ken H. Johnson

The purpose of this course is to provide consumers of real estate and real estate services the necessary information in order to facilitate their real estate decision making. This course is meant to help create...

 
Coasts and Communities

Duration: TBA

Dr. Robyn Hannigan and Dr. Anamarija Frankic

Environmental problems do not recognize geographic or disciplinary boundaries. Therefore to develop sustainable solutions to environmental challenges we must incorporate the natural and social sciences and also deeply...

 
 
Designing an Exemplary Course

Duration: Ongoing (Self-Paced)

Dr. Richard Alger, Professor Emeritus

Using the Blackboard Exemplary Course Program (ECP) Rubric as a guide, this open course will provide both theoretical concepts and practical...

 
Entrepreneurship and New Ventures

Duration: TBA

Kaihan Krippendorff

Great entrepreneurs share an ability to see opportunities that others overlook. This course will arm you with set of practical tools to help you rapidly assess the potential of a new business idea. By being...

 
Fundamentos para la Dirección de Proyectos

Duration: Ongoing (Self-Paced)

Silvia Gurdian

¿Alguna vez se preguntó lo que implica la dirección de proyectos? Este curso le proporcionará los conceptos y técnicas clave para el éxito de la dirección...

 
Health Inequalities

Duration: June - July 2013

TBA

This course explores the issue of health inequalities. It provides an opportunity to examine contemporary interpretations of health inequalities and related concepts like justice, fairness and equity. We discuss...

 
Health Technology Assessment

Duration: July-August 2013

TBA

This course introduces you to Health Technology Assessment (HTA) as a concept (what it is, what it involves) and then takes you through the key stages in the HTA and decision-making process...

 
Instructional Ideas and Technology Tools for Online Success

Duration: Ongoing (Self-Paced)

Dr. Curtis Bonk

Motivating students and creating community within blended and online learning environments are...

 
Legal Ethical Governance

Duration: Ongoing (Self-Paced)

Robert Meyers

This course includes both theoretical and practical approaches to ethical issues and problems commonly encountered by public officials and employees, with a particular emphasis on Florida law...

 
Locating, Creating, Licensing and Utilizing OERs

Duration: Ongoing (Self-Paced)

Beth Burns and Mark McBride

OER-101 is designed around the concept created by Wikiversity, Composing Free and Open Online Educational Resources 2011, which is an eight week, open-access course built...

 
Pre-Algebra

Duration: Session 2: April 1 - April 27

Cuyahoga Community College MOOC Grant

Review of basic arithmetic and introduction to algebraic concepts. Includes basic review of whole numbers and decimals, addition ,subtraction, multiplication and division of fractions, order of operations, and ratio and proportion...

 
Pre-Algebra

Duration: Session 3: May 6 - June 1

Cuyahoga Community College MOOC Grant

Review of basic arithmetic and introduction to algebraic concepts. Includes basic review of whole numbers and decimals, addition ,subtraction, multiplication and division of fractions, order of operations, and ratio and proportion...

 
Pre-Algebra

Duration: Session 4: June 3 - June 29

Cuyahoga Community College MOOC Grant

Review of basic arithmetic and introduction to algebraic concepts. Includes basic review of whole numbers and decimals, addition ,subtraction, multiplication and division of fractions, order of operations, and ratio and proportion...

 
Project Management Basics

Duration: Ongoing (Self-Paced)

Silvia Gurdian

Ever wonder what Project Management involves? This course will provide you with key concepts and techniques for successfully managing projects from planning to completion.

 
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Python for Informatics:
Exploring Information

Duration: TBA

Dr. Chuck Severance

This is a course to teach basic Python programming skills through data analysis. The book and course materials are all free and licensed as Creative Commons. There is no complex math in...

 
Sustainable Healthy Diets

Duration: June - July 2013

TBA

This course introduces you to sustainable diets as a concept (what might a sustainable diet look like, what does it not look like?) and then takes you through some of the challenges involved in choosing food...

 
The Basics of Exercise Programs for Older Adults

Duration: Ongoing (Self-Paced)

Kate Milne, MSc, MHS, CSEP-CEP

A four module, self-directed course intended for those planning exercise programs for older adult clients. Includes information on the importance of structured exercise in the...

 
The Emancipation Proclamation

Duration: 1/28-3/22

Dr. Gwen Jordan

This open course uses the sesquicentennial of President Lincoln's issuance of the emancipation proclamation in 1863, to explore what happened in the United States before emancipation, how emancipation worked once...

 
Universal Design and Accessibility for Online Learning

Duration: Ongoing (Self-Paced)

Beth Stinson

A stand-alone course for instructors and content developers that explores what accessibility and universal design mean and...