Übersicht Moocs

Communicating  in a Global Context  

https://www.edx.org/course/communicating-global-context-thunderbirdx-tgm579x

  • Beginn: 13. März 2017
  • Dauer: 6 Wochen
  • Arbeitsaufwand: 10 Stunden pro Woche
  • kostenlos
  • Institution: ThunderbirdX
  • Sprache: Englisch

„Understand and master strategies for interpersonal encounters, including conflict resolution, in multicultural environments. Working in a global, cross-cultural role requires effective communication with individuals and groups from different parts of the world. Your success depends on your ability to work effectively with people who may understand and react to situations differently. Therefore, your ability to communicate effectively is a critical requirement. This course uses a dynamic and engaging approach to develop the skills for effective communication in international business settings. We will cover techniques and methods for handling interpersonal encounters in multicultural environments.“    (Originalbeschreibung)

 

The story of fake news

https://www.edx.org/course/story-fake-news-davidsonx-davnowxfakenews

  • Beginn: 14. März 2017
  • Dauer: 2 Wochen
  • Arbeitsaufwand: 1 Stunde pro Woche 
  • kostenlos 
  • Institution: DavidsonX
  • Sprache: Englisch

„Fake news is a real problem. From allegations of election fraud to Pizzagate, fake news saturates our newsfeeds and our national discourse. Some say it has compromised the authority of journalism, others say writing fake news stories has brought them a fistful of money. What do we make of this phenomenon? Why is fake news so prevalent these days? And how should we respond? In this 2-week course, we’ll pose these questions (and more) to scholars, working journalists, and media pundits in order to get a hold on this complicated issue. Join a vibrant community of critical thinkers who are interested in exploring these questions together. Share your experience and see how it compares to others around the world.“ (Originalbeschreibung) 

 

Childhood in the Digital Age

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/childhood-in-the-digital-age

  • Beginn: 20. März 2017
  • Dauer: 4 Wochen
  • Arbeitsaufwand: 3 Stunden pro Woche
  • kostenlos
  • Sprache: Englisch 

„The amount of technology available to children today is greater than in any previous generation, and it is more specifically designed to capture their imaginations. There is heated debate as to how the digital influx is shaping children’s development and experience.Are social media changing the way that children form relationships? How is technology changing the way that children think, and how will it shape the classroom of the future? This exciting new course pulls together the latest evidence from experts in the field to explore these and other questions.“ (Originalbeschreibung)

 

The power of Social Media

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/social-media

  • Beginn: 8. Mai 2017 
  • Dauer: 2 Wochen
  • Arbeitsaufwand: 3 Stunden pro Woche
  • kostenlos
  • Sprache: Englisch 
  • Upgrade möglich

„Social networks have emerged over the past 10 years in various forms to play a fundamental role in our lives.But do we actually understand these networks? And are we using them in the right ways?This course will teach you not just about the qualities and differences between social networks but also the impact they can have on our lives.“ (Originalbeschreibung)

 

English for the workplace

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/workplace-english

  • Beginn: 13. März 2017
  • Dauer: 4 Wochen
  • Arbeitsaufwand: 2 Stunden pro Woche 
  • kostenlos
  • Sprache: Englisch 
  • Upgrade möglich 

„This course is for people who are learning English and who are interested in developing English language skills for employability and workplace contexts. It will help job seekers and young professionals with the English they need.“ (Originalbeschreibung)

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