Environmental Justice Online Course by University of East Anglia

UEA (University of East Anglia) is offering free online course on Environmental Justice. This course is designed for people who are already working on environmental problems or are familiar with environmental issues.

This free online course will help you understand how injustice is a common feature of many environmental problems. This course will start on October 16, 2017.

Course At Glance

Length: 5 weeks
Effort: 4 hours/week
Subject: Environmental Justice
Institution: UEA (University of East Anglia) and Future learn
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Course starts on October 16, 2017

Providers’ Details

The University of East Anglia is an internationally renowned university providing top quality academic, social and cultural facilities to over 15,000 students from over 100 countries around the globe.

About This Course

The world faces challenging environmental problems. They are challenging because different people typically contribute differently to environmental change, and because its effects will be felt differently by different people in different places.

Why Take This Course?

This is a free online course. This MOOC will be offered with Video Transcripts in English.  Applicants can get a verified certificate.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to…

  • Explain the dimensions of environmental justice
  • Evaluate different ideas of justice
  • Investigate local environmental justice struggles
  • Apply an environmental justice framing to global challenges
  • Explore practical techniques to empower marginalized communities

Requirements

This course is designed for people who are already working on environmental problems or are familiar with environmental issues. It seeks to address environmentalists around the world although a background on international development will be useful.

Instructors

Adrian Martin (Educator)

Adrian Martin is a social scientist who works on issues of conservation and development and environmental justice. My research is mainly in Sub Saharan Africa.

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website link
  • Sign Up At FutureLearn
  • Select a course and Join
  • Once a course has started, applicant will be able to access the course material
  • After the start date, students will be able to access the course by following the Go To Course link on My Courses page.
  • Applicants can buy, to show that they have completed a FutureLearn course.
  • On some FutureLearn courses, learners will be able to pay to take an exam to qualify for a Statement of Attainment. (These are university-branded, printed certificates that provide proof of learning on the course topic(s)).

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