Chevron Left
Volver a Reducing Gun Violence in America: Evidence for Change

Opiniones y comentarios de aprendices correspondientes a Reducing Gun Violence in America: Evidence for Change por parte de Universidad Johns Hopkins

213 calificaciones

Acerca del Curso

Reducing Gun Violence in America: Evidence for Change is designed to provide learners with the best available science and insights from top scholars across the country as well as the skills to understand which interventions are the most effective to offer a path forward for reducing gun violence in our homes, schools, and communities. Through this course, you will learn how to: 1. Appreciate the scope of gun violence and the importance of considering the issue across a variety of contexts. 2. Describe the role of law and policy in addressing gun violence at the federal, state, and local levels. 3. Compare the effectiveness of gun violence policies and highlight the importance of changing the way we talk about gun violence. 4. Describe state standards for civilian gun carrying and use and how those standards affect crime and violence. 5. Describe how firearm design is regulated, the effective and just enforcement of firearm laws, and strategies for reducing police-involved shootings. 6. Identify and explain evidence-based programs to reduce gun violence and understand public opinion on gun policy. As a student of this course, it’s important to recognize that you are part of an international learning community. We understand that gun violence can be a difficult issue to discuss and we all have our own set of opinions and beliefs. However, we ask you to please remember that gun violence is something that affects every person differently. It’s important to understand that this course is intended to generate productive and meaningful conversation. We ask students of this course to abide by the rules outlined and expected of you by Coursera’s Code of Conduct Policy. Please help us promote a healthy, productive, and sustainable learning environment for all and practice the following principles: Be polite.  Treat your fellow learners with respect.  Insulting, condescending, or abusive words will not be tolerated.  Do not harass other learners.  Polite debate is welcome as long as you are discussing the ideas or the evidence, not attacking the person. Be sensitive.  Remember that Coursera is a global forum with learners from many different cultures and backgrounds.  Be kind, thoughtful, and open-minded when discussing race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or controversial topics since others likely have differing perspectives. Post appropriate content.  Content that violates the Honor Code or Terms of Service is not permitted.  You may not post inappropriate (e.g., pornographic or obscene) content.  Do not post copyrighted content.  Do not advertise or promote outside products or organizations.  Do not spam the forums with repetitive content. Please note that violations of Coursera’s Code of Conduct, Honor Code, or Terms of service are not permitted and may result in:  Deletion of posted content.  Removal from the course.  Losing access to the Coursera site. *It is important to also note that certain policies and laws mentioned in this course are likely to change and develop over time. As a result, we understand that course content may need to be updated to reflect such changes. While we will strive to do this as quickly as possible, we appreciate your patience. All information included in the course is reported accurately at the time of recording and we intend to update lectures as soon as possible and to the best of our ability. The development of this course was made possible through generous financial support provided by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, an organization committed to improving the lives of children, enabling the creative pursuit of science, advancing reproductive health, and conserving and restoring the earth’s natural systems....

Principales reseñas


17 de jul. de 2019

Outstanding course, I am so very pleased these experts and educators came together to create this. I have and will continue to highly recommend it to people I know.


13 de jun. de 2019

This is an excellent, thoughtful, and thought-provoking course, one that should be required for all legislators and people with any interest in guns or gun control.

Filtrar por:

26 - 50 de 68 revisiones para Reducing Gun Violence in America: Evidence for Change

por May R

19 de feb. de 2020

The class provided facts and evidence on the effects of gun policy. There is plenty of sensationalism regarding guns in the news today. I support the regulation and licensing of guns, and this class gives me ground to stand on.

por Albert C

26 de oct. de 2019

A very informative course. Even for those without a background in public health. I highly recommend this course to those that wish to participate in a discussion of firearms with knowledge, not just emotion.

por Olyvia G C

18 de jul. de 2019

Outstanding course, I am so very pleased these experts and educators came together to create this. I have and will continue to highly recommend it to people I know.

por Madison C

23 de abr. de 2022

​This course is very educational and knowledgeable! It is very easy to understand and comprehend. I'll give this course two thumbs up!

por Robert P

22 de jul. de 2019

Thank you for putting in the work to inform us on the problems and solutions to the epidemic of gun violence in our country.

por William S

19 de jun. de 2019

I highly recommend taking this course for anyone interested in learning more about gun violence and gun policy in America.

por William M

1 de dic. de 2019

I found this course valuable in working to promote good public policy for gun safety and to reduce gun violence.

por Joseph I

3 de mar. de 2020

Solid, evidence-based course exploring an important topic from multiple angles.

por Joaquina E

11 de jun. de 2020

Very informative course. A step by Step to learning from highly recommended

por Dararat K

25 de sep. de 2021

Absolutely knowledgable. Thank you all the amazing instructors.

por Scarlett B

18 de ago. de 2019

So informative! Really changed my opinion about gun violence

por Sarah L S

19 de jul. de 2019

Excellent evidence-based solutions to begin the dialogue.

por Michele M

23 de jul. de 2019

quite good, I liked the format and the knowledge gained

por Sandy S

11 de jul. de 2022

Highly recoomend the course! Such good info shared!

por Miles H

12 de mar. de 2022

g​ood class really enjoyed it! Very informational!

por Lisa R

30 de ago. de 2020

Very informative and well-done. Thank you.


12 de abr. de 2020

I have learned so much from this course!!

por Bill S

8 de jun. de 2022

Excellent course. Highly recommended.

por John A

17 de dic. de 2020

Thorough, enlightening, great stats.

por Andres M

9 de feb. de 2022

​ive learned a lot with this course

por Kimberly T

13 de may. de 2022

​I learned alot from this course

por Cedric P H

27 de mar. de 2021

Great and informative course !

por Jyotish S

30 de may. de 2021

It was an informative course.

por Jesus M

21 de jul. de 2022

​good course, Lots of info

por Michael J S

24 de jul. de 2020

nice tatoos on the female