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Subtítulos: Inglés (English), Español (Spanish)

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.

Nivel principiante

Aprox. 18 horas para completar

Sugerido: 4 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week...

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English), Español (Spanish)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
24 minutos para completar

Introduction

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4 videos (Total 24 minutos)
4 videos
How big is big history?6m
What are little big histories?4m
Can big history reunify all our knowledge?7m
4 horas para completar

Cosmic History

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9 videos (Total 80 minutos), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
What are the elementary particles our universe is made of?9m
What are the fundamental forces that determine how our universe behaves?7m
Is our Standard Model of elementary particles and fundamental forces complete?6m
Why are massive stars so important to us?6m
How do stars die?7m
What does our cosmic neighbourhood look like?9m
Does our Solar System have a history?7m
What is underlying all of big history?9m
2 lecturas
A tour of cosmic history10m
Little Big History Example Connections10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Cosmic history16m
Semana
2
4 horas para completar

The History of Earth and Life

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10 videos (Total 90 minutos), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
How did evolution lead to the incredible diversity of life we see around us?11m
Why do species look the way they do and how are they all related?9m
How did life develop on the early Earth?5m
What happened on our planet during mass extinctions?8m
Why has our Earth cooled over the past millions of years?8m
How can understanding the evolution of the brain help us understand human history?8m
How did brain evolution lead to the development of our consciousness?9m
Can we understand the evolution of our species without the aid of sexual selection?7m
Can we develop a theory of the biosphere?9m
2 lecturas
A tour of the history of Earth and life10m
Little Big History Example Connections10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
The history of Earth and life16m
Semana
3
5 horas para completar

Human History

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15 videos (Total 139 minutos), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
15 videos
Can big history tell us something new about the emergence of agriculture?6m
What is the use of religion in the history of our species?9m
Why did states, writing and state religion emerge together?10m
How are civilizations influenced by climate change?13m
When did globalization begin and what did it mean to different people across the globe?8m
How was life in Europe affected by early globalization?7m
What made industrial production possible?9m
What are the main consequences of the Industrial Revolution?10m
What have been the consequences of the Industrial Revolution for our environment?9m
How is our international financial system developing?10m
How are financial institutions affecting society?6m
How is artificial intelligence developing?9m
How will artificial intelligence influence your future?5m
Can we construct a theory of human history?14m
1 lectura
A tour of human history10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Human history16m
Semana
4
2 horas para completar

Wrap up

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2 videos (Total 14 minutos), 1 quiz
2 videos
What can big history tell us about the short term future?6m
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por RRJun 23rd 2018

Everyone should do this course! The ongoing assignment is challenging but well worth the effort - it will open your eyes to connections that you may never have thought about.

por SCMay 21st 2017

Fantastic diversity of top teachers from so many disciplines all tied together to show the Big Picture! Thank you all!

Instructor

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Esther Quaedackers

Lecturer in Big History
Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies - Faculty of Science

Acerca de Universidad de Ámsterdam

A modern university with a rich history, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) traces its roots back to 1632, when the Golden Age school Athenaeum Illustre was established to train students in trade and philosophy. Today, with more than 30,000 students, 5,000 staff and 285 study programmes (Bachelor's and Master's), many of which are taught in English, and a budget of more than 600 million euros, it is one of the largest comprehensive universities in Europe. It is a member of the League of European Research Universities and also maintains intensive contact with other leading research universities around the world....

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