Emerging Trends & Technologies in the Virtual K-12 Classroom

Emerging Trends & Technologies in the Virtual K-12 Classroom Institution: UCIrvine (Coursera) Date: Aug 18, 2014 - Sep 22, 2014 Bio: "Emerging Trends & Technologies" is part of a four course Specialization Certificate for Virtual Teaching on Coursera. The technology trends they cover focus on supporting 3rd party resources that can increase class engagement; rather[...]

Leaders of Learning

Leaders of Learning Institution: HarvardX (edX) Date: July 08, 2014 - Aug 12, 2014 Bio: This course can best be likened to a high school career assessment test that focuses specifically on the education field. Leaders of Learning acknowledges that between historical experience and new advancements, there are multiple environments in which learning can take[...]

Discrete Optimization

Discrete Optimization Institution: University of Melbourne (Coursera) Date: March 4, 2014 - May 6, 2014 Bio: This course takes a unique approach in that it makes all of the course content available upfront. Students are given a set of assignments including the Knapsack problem, Graph Coloring, Traveling Salesman, Facility Location, and Vehicle Routing; each of[...]

Introduction to Public Speaking

Introduction to Public Speaking Institution: UWashingtonX (edX) Date: January 7, 2014 - March 18, 2014 Bio: Introduction to public speaking is a unique course teaching the performance techniques and basics of formal public speaking. It focuses on impromptu speeches, informative speeches, and persuasive speeches performance as well as the ability to critique and analysis speeches.[...]

Computing for Data Analysis

Computing for Data Analysis Institution: Johns Hopkins University (Coursera) Date: January 6, 2014 - February 2, 2014 Bio: Computing for Data Analysis is primarily a four week cram courser in R programming; and is now also part of a specialization curriculum for Data Science. It quickly breezes over standard programming syntax and focuses most of[...]

Fundamentals of Neuroscience, Part 1

Fundamentals of Neuroscience, Part 1: The Electrical Properties of the Neuron Institution: HarvardX (edX) Date: November 2, 2013 - January 17, 2014 Bio: Though the course was advertised on edX, it is hosted on a separate website and has a unique content delivery system. This includes animated lectures, 'field trips' to various museums, DIY lab[...]

BE101x Behavioural Economics in Action

BE101x Behavioural Economics in Action Institution: University of TorontoX (edX) Date: October 14, 2013 - December 16, 2013 Bio: This course studies Behavioral economics; with a heavy emphasis in lab experimentation and result driven data. After introducing the basic psych principles, the majority of the course focuses on how to effectively design and implement experiments;[...]