Tag: Social Sciences

Free Online Course on Foundations of Happiness at Work

The University of California is offering free online course on the Foundations of Happiness at Work. This course explains what happiness at work looks like, why it matters, and how to cultivate it. In this four week course, applicants will learn why happiness at work matters and how to increase it within yourself and across …

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Free Online Course on Data Analysis for Social Scientists

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is offering free online course on Data Analysis for Social Scientists. This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to work with data and communicate data-driven findings effectively, but it is challenging. In this twelve week course, applicants will learn methods for harnessing and analyzing data to answer …

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Free Online Course on Human Rights Defenders

The Amnesty International is offering free online course on Human Rights Defenders. Human rights defenders are people who have the courage to stand up against injustice. In this online course, you will follow their stories, learn how they mitigate risks and explore the creative ways they use to speak up. This course will start on …

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Free Online Course on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

The University of Pennsylvania is offering free online course on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): A Strategic Approach. Through this four-week course, students from either the business or the philanthropic sector will develop a greater understanding of both sides of the partnerships that underlie Corporate Social Responsibility projects. In this four week course, applicants will learn …

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Free Online Course on Social Welfare Policy and Services

The University of Michigan is offering free online course on Social Welfare Policy and Services. This course is part of the Social Work: Practice, Policy and Research MicroMasters Program offered by MichiganX. In this eight week course, applicants will learn about the history of social welfare policy, services, and the social work profession. This course …

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McGill Free Online Course on Human Population Dynamics

McGill is offering free online course on Human Population Dynamics: Births, Deaths and Migrations.  In this eight week course, applicants will explore the impact of births, deaths and migrations on us as citizens, on our societies, and the environment. In this In this course, we will discuss why population age-sex structures and the demographic variables …

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Free Online Course on Introduction to Social Research Methods

The University of Edinburgh is offering free online course on Introduction to Social Research Methods. This social sciences course is about trying to understand ‘methods’ and the ways researchers go about trying to find things out about people, societies and cultures. In this eight week course, applicants will explore research methods, the contexts in which …

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Free Online Course on Psychology of Criminal Justice

The University of Queensland is offering free online course on Psychology of Criminal Justice. This course systematically explores the effectiveness of the law and justice system from a psychological perspective. In this eight-week course, applicants will learn how behavioural science can improve our criminal justice system. This course will start on July 24, 2017. Course …

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Free Online Course on Democracy and Development

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is offering free online course on Democracy and Development: Perspectives from Africa. The course is for anyone interested in gaining a better understanding of African politics; learning about relationship between democratic politics and the attainment of improved human development; and/or obtaining an introduction to political science approaches to these topics. …

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Free Online Course on Wiretaps to Big Data

Cornell University is offering free online course on Wiretaps to Big Data: Privacy and Surveillance in the Age of Interconnection. In this course students will explore all of these questions while investigating related issues in WiFi and Internet surveillance. In this six-week course, applicants will explore the privacy issues of an interconnected world. This course …

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University of Michigan Free Online Course on Social Work: Research

The University of Michigan is offering free online course on Social Work: Research. The course integrates the core themes related to multiculturalism and diversity; social justice and social change; promotion, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation; and behavioral and social science research. In this eight-week course, applicants will learn about the importance of an evidence-based approach in …

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University of Michigan Free Online Course on Social Work Practice

University of Michigan is offering free online course on Social Work Practice in Community Organization, Management and Policy/Evaluation. This course is part of the Social Work: Practice, Policy and Research MicroMasters Program offered by MichiganX. In this eight week course, applicants will learn about macro social work and how to have large scale impact on …

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Free Online Course on Socially-Responsible Real Estate Development

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is offering free online course on Socially-Responsible Real Estate Development. This course will teach you how to evaluate a development project and practice socially responsible real estate yourself by applying SIA, EIA, and consultation methods. In this five-week course, applicants will explore the socially responsible real estate development, including the role …

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Free Online Course on Technology Evaluation for Global Development

Massachusetts Institute of Technology is offering free online course on Technology Evaluation for Global Development. This course, developed by MIT’s Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation (CITE) will explore the fundamentals of technology evaluation for global development. In this six-week course, applicants will learn how to evaluate technologies within a global development context from the perspective …

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