Who is this class for: This MOOC is intended for a broad worldwide audience and for individuals with a passion for the outdoors. While we believe everyone will enjoy this course, Mountains 101 has particular appeal for adult learners, post-secondary institutions and researchers, and mountain studies and educational tourism professionals.


Created by:  University of Alberta

  • Zac Robinson

    Taught by:  Zac Robinson, Assistant Professor

    Physical Education & Recreation

  • David Hik

    Taught by:  David Hik, Professor

    Biological Sciences
Commitment12 weeks of study, 3 - 5 hours/week
Language
English
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
User Ratings
4.8 stars
Average User Rating 4.8See what learners said
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Coursework
Coursework

Each course is like an interactive textbook, featuring pre-recorded videos, quizzes and projects.

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University of Alberta
UAlberta is considered among the world’s leading public research- and teaching-intensive universities. As one of Canada’s top universities, we’re known for excellence across the humanities, sciences, creative arts, business, engineering and health sciences.
Ratings and Reviews
Rated 4.8 out of 5 of 367 ratings

very interesting and informative

A really interesting and entertaining course. As a ranger in a national park in Iceland it also benefited me in my work.

My only complaints are that sometimes you can feel that the audio needs to be remastered. The sound quality of the lecturers voices vary during a single lecture and there is only one song used (which is too dramatic in the first place and already over used in week 2). Also, the prime minister ending was too much. It felt like having a desert that's way too sweet and you want to vomit.

But these are negligible factors. The course was great, thanks a lot!

This course was my perfect re-introduction to learning. I haven't taken courses for approximately 20+ years and Mountains 101 was fun and engaging. Recommended to everyone.

This is a very good course for everyone who loves mountains. It provides amazing view points and a lot of insight for mountains, not only in Canada, but also the worl