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Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.

Aprox. 17 horas para completar

Sugerido: 6 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week...

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English), Catalán, Rumano

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
4 horas para completar

Big History, Critical Thinking, & Transdisciplinarity

5 videos (Total 45 minutos), 15 lecturas, 2 cuestionarios
5 videos
ZOOMING IN: Richard Menary - What is the relationship between historical & scientific explanation?5m
ZOOMING IN: Jenny Duke-Yonge - How do we decide what to believe?9m
BIG HISTORY FRAMEWORK: David Christian - How did our Universe get more complex?14m
BIG HISTORY FRAMEWORK: David Baker - Big History, Critical Thinking, & Transdisciplinarity6m
15 lecturas
Resources10m
Glossary10m
How This Course Works10m
The Big History Forums10m
International Undergraduate Scholarship Opportunity10m
The Big History Bonus Points Scheme10m
Resources10m
Timeline10m
Glossary10m
Resources10m
Glossary10m
Resources10m
Timeline10m
Glossary10m
LOOKING BACK, LOOKING FORWARD: David Baker - Starting Out10m
2 ejercicios de práctica
Big History, Critical Thinking, Transdisciplinarity14m
Claim Testers2m
Semana
2
5 horas para completar

The Universe, Stars, and Planets

9 videos (Total 82 minutos), 22 lecturas, 2 cuestionarios
9 videos
ZOOMING IN: Quentin Parker - What is the observable evidence for the Big Bang?9m
ZOOMING IN: Quentin Parker - How do we know how stars form?10m
ZOOMING IN: Ian Jamie - Where did the elements come from?6m
ZOOMING IN: Ian Jamie - What is the periodic table?9m
BIG HISTORY FRAMEWORK: David Christian - Why is Threshold 4 significant?8m
ZOOMING IN: Craig O'Neill - How did the solar system form?17m
ZOOMING IN: Dick Flood - What is our Earth's history and how do we know it?13m
BIG HISTORY FRAMEWORK: David Baker - The Universe, Stars, & Planets4m
22 lecturas
Resources10m
Timeline10m
Glossary10m
Resources10m
Timeline10m
Glossary10m
Resources10m
Timeline10m
Glossary10m
Resources10m
Timeline10m
Glossary10m
Resources10m
Timeline10m
Glossary10m
Resources10m
Timeline10m
Glossary10m
Resources10m
Timeline10m
Glossary10m
LOOKING BACK, LOOKING FORWARD: David Baker - From the Inanimate Universe to Life10m
2 ejercicios de práctica
The Universe, Stars, and Planets24m
Claim Testers2m
Semana
3
5 horas para completar

The Evolutionary Epic

8 videos (Total 72 minutos), 21 lecturas, 2 cuestionarios
8 videos
ZOOMING IN: Michael Gillings - Where did life come from?7m
ZOOMING IN: Simon George - How do we get dates for Earth's history?13m
ZOOMING IN: Michael Gillings - How does evolution work?9m
ZOOMING IN: Glenn Brock - How do palaeontologists study the history of life?10m
BIG HISTORY FRAMEWORK: David Christian - Why is Threshold 6 important?8m
ZOOMING IN: Greg Downey - Why did our ancestors evolve such unusual abilities?11m
BIG HISTORY FRAMEWORK: David Baker - The Evolutionary Epic2m
21 lecturas
Resources10m
Timeline10m
Glossary10m
Resources10m
Timeline10m
Glossary10m
Resources10m
Glossary10m
Resources10m
Timeline10m
Glossary10m
Resources10m
Timeline10m
Glossary10m
Resources10m
Timeline10m
Glossary10m
Resources10m
Timeline10m
Glossary10m
LOOKING BACK, LOOKING FORWARD: David Baker - The "Two Cultures" Meet10m
2 ejercicios de práctica
The Evolutionary Epic30m
Claim Testers2m
Semana
4
4 horas para completar

Human History

7 videos (Total 61 minutos), 15 lecturas, 2 cuestionarios
7 videos
BIG HISTORY FRAMEWORK: David Christian - Why is Threshold 7 important?11m
ZOOMING IN: Susanne Binder - Where did writing come from?9m
CASE STUDY: Susanne Binder - Reading Hieroglyphs3m
ZOOMING IN: Peter Edwell - What were the Silk Roads?12m
BIG HISTORY FRAMEWORK: David Christian - What were the main changes in agrarian civilizations?11m
BIG HISTORY FRAMEWORK: David Baker - Human History3m
15 lecturas
Resources10m
Timeline10m
Glossary10m
Resources10m
Timeline10m
Glossary10m
Resources10m
Timeline10m
Glossary10m
Resources10m
Timeline10m
Glossary10m
Resources10m
Glossary10m
LOOKING BACK, LOOKING FORWARD: David Baker - Collective Learning's "Snowball Effect"10m
2 ejercicios de práctica
Human History20m
Claim Testers2m
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consiguió un beneficio tangible en su carrera profesional gracias a este curso

Principales revisiones sobre Big History: Connecting Knowledge

por BGJan 7th 2016

Finally! A creation myth based on evidence and multiple scientific disciplines for all humans is here! The time for stories based on speculation and superstition for the chosen group is finally over.

por MSAug 1st 2017

Very informative, cross and inter-disciplinary course. Lot of effort is put into formulating and developing the course. Thanks for all the people who have contributed to run the course successfully.

Instructores

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David Christian

Professor
Big History Institute
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David Baker

Associate Lecturer
Big History Institute

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