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How can we use the things we share in common to address some of the most challenging problems facing the world? This course examines issues concerning poverty, the environment, technology, health care, gender, education and activism to help us understand better how to initiate positive change....
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Sugerido: 4 hours/week

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cursos 100% online

Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
Calendar

Prazos flexíveis

Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.
Beginner Level

Nível iniciante

Clock

Sugerido: 4 hours/week

Aprox. 24 horas restantes
Comment Dots

English

Legendas: English

Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

1

Seção
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5 horas para concluir

What are Social Goods? From the Commons to Moral Revolutions

Discussion about what our social good is, how we define it and how it can be sustainably used....
Reading
7 vídeos (Total de 148 min), 1 leitura, 1 teste
Video7 videos
Genealogy of the Idea of Social Good23min
Reciprocity and Giving Back to the Commons19min
From Legitimate Communal Regulation to Pressures for Exploitation23min
Fisheries Forests and Sustainable Productivity22min
Cultures of Trust and Reinforcing the Commons by Practicing Cooperation21min
From Copyright to Communities of Cooperative Practice16min
Reading1 leituras
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Seção
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6 horas para concluir

Poverty and Development

Discussion about poverty and the relationship of poverty to philanthropy and to foreign aid, actions taken to mitigate the effects of poverty, of major theorists and economists working in this area and , also, a new approach to this subject through randomized experimentation....
Reading
7 vídeos (Total de 165 min), 1 leitura, 1 teste
Video7 videos
Varieties of Poverty and Development22min
Listening to the Poor to Find Out What Works24min
Multi-Pronged Effort: Private Enterprise, Government and Inclusive Growth24min
Systematic Efforts to Find Out What Works Best19min
Breaking out of Cycles of Suffering23min
Inclusive Economic Growth and a Global Movement to End Poverty24min
Reading1 leituras
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3

Seção
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6 horas para concluir

Climate Change and Sustainability

Discussion about political and economic ramifications of climate change, including how to think big about sustainability...
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9 vídeos (Total de 196 min), 1 leitura, 1 teste
Video9 videos
Global Challenges and Local Responses23min
Making a Difference and Varied Challenges17min
Grassroots Politics and Climate Change (1)22min
Politics and the Disruption of Ecosystems21min
Conversation with a Climate Economist on Risk Management21min
Risk, Assessment and Reducing Likelihood of Disaster16min
Conversation on Energy, Sustainability and Solution Science23min
Solution Science and What We Can Do26min
Reading1 leituras
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6 horas para concluir

Disease and Global Health Care

Discussion about health care and poverty, considering major challenges that disease presents around the world and the global role of healthcare...
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7 vídeos (Total de 191 min), 1 leitura, 1 teste
Video7 videos
Democracy, Health and Engagement20min
Major Health Challenges and Responses (1)27min
Major Health Challenges and Responses (2)31min
Testing our Work to Make it Most Effective25min
Care, Organization and Making a Real Difference38min
Motivating Change and Holistic Responses to Poverty25min
Reading1 leituras
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Melhores avaliações

por YCSep 7th 2017

Great experience that has changed my perspective of the world and my role in it. I would like to take this opportunity to thank professor Roth for taking on this course and offering it to everyone.

por VPSep 7th 2017

Honestly, my knowledge has broadened quite a lot on social issues face by various individuals today. I loved doing this course because its a real eye-opener.

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At Wesleyan, distinguished scholar-teachers work closely with students, taking advantage of fluidity among disciplines to explore the world with a variety of tools. The university seeks to build a diverse, energetic community of students, faculty, and staff who think critically and creatively and who value independence of mind and generosity of spirit. ...

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  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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