Feature / Winter 2014
Online Learning through U of T

U of T has offered nine MOOCs since September 2012


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Since September 2012, U of T has offered nine MOOCs in topics ranging from computer programming to statistics and psychology. Three more are currently in development and will be offered between now and next May. Anyone can sign up for these courses for free at coursera.org or edx.org.

BioInformatic Methods I and II (Coursera), January 2014
Professor Nicholas Provart, Department of Cell Systems and Biology

This course focuses on employing existing bioinformatic resources – web-based programs and databases – to answer questions relevant to the average biologist.

Death 101: Measuring Global Causes of Death (EdX), May 2014
Dr. Prabhat Jha, Dalla Lana School of Public Health

Students will learn how to investigate health problems affecting large populations. By tracking mortality around the world we can direct public health policy more effectively to help the living.

Library Advocacy Un-Shushed: Values, Evidence, and Action (EdX), date TBD
Professor Wendy Newman, iSchool

This course takes a strategic, evidence-based approach to advocacy for the future of libraries and librarianship in strengthening communities.


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Posted by irving zelcer MD%201968 on December 12th, 2013 @ 11:36 am

Great format online. I am glad I switched over from paper.

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