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.
Fighting for Justice
In her latest documentary, filmmaker Nisha Pahuja tackles a most difficult topic – sexual assault
Rogers Foundation Gives $90 Million to Usher in New Era in Cardiac Care
Gift will enable the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research to expand its research into heart failure – and save lives
Solving a Climate Puzzle, One Tree Ring at a Time
A natural archive reveals how Canada’s arctic climate has changed over the past 1,000 years
One Response to “ Online Learning through U of T ”
Great format online. I am glad I switched over from paper.