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There are no prerequisite, but learners should enter the course with an open mind.

Aprox. 23 horas para completar
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O que você vai aprender

  • Learn how to think critically and understand the scientific method

  • Learn how to form well balanced and logical scientific arguments, read and design scientific research papers

  • Learn how to differentiate and discriminate science from pseudoscience, fake science and bad science

  • Become scientifically literate, and be able to critically evaluate information in the mainstream and social media, as well as every day life

Habilidades que você terá

Media LiteracyExperimental DesignCommunicationScience LiteracyScience
Certificados compartilháveis
Tenha o certificado após a conclusão
100% on-line
Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
Prazos flexíveis
Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.
Nível iniciante

There are no prerequisite, but learners should enter the course with an open mind.

Aprox. 23 horas para completar
Inglês

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Universidade de AlbertaUniversidade de Alberta

Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

Semana
1

Semana 1

3 horas para concluir

Module 1: Introduction to Science

3 horas para concluir
7 vídeos (Total 59 mín.), 10 leituras, 4 testes
7 videos
A Difference of Opinion9min
Heuristics13min
Science isn't "Just a Theory"5min
Traditional Knowledge: Part 19min
Traditional Knowledge: Part 27min
Traditional Knowledge: Part 39min
10 leituras
Creating Convincing Arguments 10min
Drag and Drop Activity: Empirical, anecdotal or logical10min
Biases in Decision-Making10min
Drag and Drop Activity: Types of Bias10min
Science and Not Science15min
Metaphysical Thought10min
Drag and Drop Activity: Metaphysical 5min
Accumulating Knowledge10min
Suggested Reading 10min
Drag and Drop Activity: Traditional and Scientific Knowledge 10min
4 exercícios práticos
Empirical evidence 10min
Preflection: Common Sense and Intuition5min
Common sense and intuition10min
End of Module 1 Quiz15min
Semana
2

Semana 2

3 horas para concluir

Module 2: Pseudoscience

3 horas para concluir
3 vídeos (Total 17 mín.), 7 leituras, 10 testes
3 videos
Fraud Science, Bad Science or Pseudoscience?4min
Why do we fall for Pseudoscience?5min
7 leituras
Drag and Drop Activity: Science vs Pseudoscience10min
Watch and Reflect: Hallmarks of Pseudoscience10min
Drag and Drop Activity: Hallmarks of Science vs Hallmarks of Pseudoscience 10min
Logical Fallacies15min
Drag and Drop Activity: Logical Fallacies 10min
Drag and Drop Activity: Uncertainty Vs Logic 10min
Carl Sagan: The Demon Haunted World 20min
10 exercícios práticos
Preflection: Science or Pseuodoscience?5min
Science or Pseuodoscience? Review5min
Science, Fraudulent Science or Bad Science?5min
Uncertainty 10min
Uncertainty Review10min
Video reflection: Skeptical or not? 5min
The Demon-Haunted World: Reflection5min
The Demon-Haunted World: Reflection II5min
The Demon-Haunted World: Reflection III5min
End of Module 2 Quiz15min
Semana
3

Semana 3

7 horas para concluir

Module 3: Critical Thinking

7 horas para concluir
6 vídeos (Total 28 mín.), 19 leituras, 10 testes
6 videos
Correlation is not Causation 4min
Replicability in Evidence 4min
The Strength of Evidence 4min
Falsifiability4min
Occam's Razor4min
19 leituras
The Who, What, Why, When and How of Critical Thinking5min
Thinking Critically about a Claim 10min
Thinking Critically About a Claim 210min
Revisiting terms about Correlation-Causation10min
Article: Illusions of Causality 20min
Drag and Drop Activity: Correlation, Not Causation 15min
Drag and Drop Activity: Replicability15min
The 3 Rs15min
Why didn't the bird cross the road? 15min
Extraordinary Claims Require Extraordinary Evidence 5min
Watch and Reflect: How did our view of the Universe Change?10min
Drag and Drop Activity: Claims Proportional to the Evidence 15min
Ylang Ylang Evidence Review 30min
Karl Popper10min
Drag and Drop Activity: Falsifiability and Risky Predictions 10min
Watch and Reflect: Falsifiability10min
Onsite inspection of reputed UFO landing marks at Duhamel, Alberta 10min
Drag and Drop Activity: Making Fewest Possible Assumptions10min
Recommended listening and reflection35min
10 exercícios práticos
Reflection: Critical Thinking or not? 2min
Lesson Reflection10min
Assessing Associations 15min
Assessing Associations 25min
Replicability15min
Why didn't the bird cross the road? 10min
Astronomy Video Reflection 2min
Lesson Preflection: Falsifiability30min
UFO or UF-NO?10min
End of Module 3 Quiz 20min
Semana
4

Semana 4

3 horas para concluir

Module 4: Scientific Methods

3 horas para concluir
4 vídeos (Total 23 mín.), 13 leituras, 1 teste
4 videos
Research techniques and models6min
Sampling4min
Correlation5min
13 leituras
What is in a Scientific Paper? 5min
What Can Blind Fish Teach Us About Sleep?10min
Drag and Drop Activity: Critical Thinking and the Scientific Method15min
Drag and Drop Activity: Variables10min
What is a hypothesis5min
Drag and Drop Activity: Hypothesis testing 10min
Research Design 110min
Drag and Drop Activity: Population Sample15min
Research Design 25min
Research Design 310min
Drag and Drop Activity: Surveys15min
Research Design 410min
Drag and Drop Activity: Research Design Case Study15min
1 exercício prático
End of Module 4 Quiz 20min

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