Free Online Courses
UBC has joined forces with Coursera to provide high-quality, non-credit courses free of charge to a worldwide audience – bringing the university’s expertise within reach of anyone with Internet access.
Starting spring 2013, UBC is piloting three non-credit courses taught by renowned UBC faculty and researchers through Coursera’s online learning platform.
Courses delivered through the Coursera platform are structured after Massive Open and Online Courses (MOOCs), an emerging delivery model predicated on providing free and open access to courses to large numbers of students. UBC’s non credit offerings that will be hosted on the Coursera platform, are:
- “Game Theory” with Matthew O. Jackson, Kevin Leyton-Brown and Yoav Shoham, instructors at UBC and Stanford
- “Useful Genetics” with Prof. Rosie Redfield, Department of Zoology
- “Introduction to Systematic Program Design” with Prof. Gregor Kiczales, Department of Computer Science
- “Climate Literacy: Navigating Climate Conversations” with Sarah Burch, Tom-Pierre Frappé-Sénéclauze, instructors for the UBC Continuing Studies Centre for Sustainability
For more information visit: http://open.ubc.ca/coursera/