COURSERA: Pathways to climate change adaptation: the case of Small Island Developing States
I would like to let you know that an interesting course is scheduled for the end of January at Coursera: Pathways to climate change adaptation: the case of Small Island Developing States.
This online training is provided (free of charge) by the University of Geneve, and will last 5 weeks.
It may be quite interesting for the ones involved with SIDS
Inscribe yourself in www.coursera.org.
Coursera? What's Coursera?
Coursera /kɔrsˈɛrə/ is a for-profit educational technology company founded by computer science professors Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller from Stanford University that offers massive open online courses (MOOCs). Coursera works with universities to make some of their courses available online, and offers courses in physics, engineering, humanities, medicine, biology, social sciences, mathematics, business, computer science, and other subjects. Coursera has an official mobile app for iOS and Android. As of October 2014, Coursera has 10 million users in 839 courses from 114 institutions.
Coursera started in 2012 working with Stanford University, Princeton, the University of Michigan, and the University of Pennsylvania. 12 partners were added in July 2012 followed by 17 more in September 2012. In February 2013, the company announced another 29 partner universities. The current total number of partners is 108.