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Horas para completar

Aprox. 16 horas para completar

Sugerido: 6 modules, 2-3 hours/module...
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100 % en línea

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Nivel principiante

Nivel principiante

Horas para completar

Aprox. 16 horas para completar

Sugerido: 6 modules, 2-3 hours/module...
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)...

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

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1
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2 horas para completar

Background and System Parts

This section explains who I am, why I'm using soccer as a metaphor, systems and reductionist thinking and sustainability. This section also outlines the main parts of a system (elements, flows, stocks, feedback loops, and purpose)....
Reading
8 videos (Total: 21 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
Video8 videos
The Black Panther and The Sacred Monster4m
Overlooked System Elements2m
Physical Flows1m
Information Flows2m
Stocks2m
Feedback Loops2m
Purpose2m
Reading3 lecturas
Why me?10m
Systems-Thinking for Sustainability15m
System Parts: Elements, Flows, Stocks, Feedback Loops and Purpose15m
Quiz3 ejercicios de práctica
Reflection: How can you be successful in this course?8m
Reductionist and Systemic Thinking, Sustainability and Soccer20m
System Parts: Elements, Stocks, Flows, Feedback Loops and Purpose26m
Semana
2
Horas para completar
3 horas para completar

System Boundaries and Behaviors

Our approach to sustainability depends on how we define our system boundaries. What must we consider? What can we leave out? And, what can we reasonably infer from the perspective we define? We will also dive into system behaviors in this section. With parts and boundaries defined, we can detect system-level behaviors and discover how they affect sustainability....
Reading
10 videos (Total: 23 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Video10 videos
Time2m
Detail2m
Inputs and Outputs2m
Insight1m
Interdependence2m
Thresholds2m
Self-Organization2m
Resilience2m
Emergence1m
Reading4 lecturas
System Boundaries15m
Level of Detail15m
System Behaviors15m
Interdependence15m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
System Boundaries16m
System Behaviors22m
Semana
3
Horas para completar
3 horas para completar

Evaluating Systems and Creating Sustainable Systems

To evaluate sustainability in our systems, and check our progress, there are properties to consider and methods to apply. Once we define and evaluate our systems, then we’re ready to create systems that are more sustainable....
Reading
12 videos (Total: 27 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Video12 videos
Inertia2m
Carrying Capacities1m
The Five Whys3m
Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA)2m
Biomimicry2m
Closing Loops1m
Adaptability2m
Polycentrism2m
Transparency1m
Systematic Inequality1m
Elegant Systems are Sustainable Systems2m
Reading4 lecturas
Evaluating Sustainability Overview15m
Path Dependence15m
Creating Sustainable Systems Overview15m
Closing Loops15m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Life Cycle Assessment - Your Footprint10m
Creating Sustainable Systems16m
Semana
4
Horas para completar
1 hora para completar

The Endless Quest for Sustainability

There is no magical fix; pursuing sustainability is an endless quest of constant effort at the limits of our abilities, and that’s where the fun is....
Reading
3 videos (Total: 7 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Leverage Points2m
Mindset1m
Reading2 lecturas
The Endless Quest10m
Leverage Points and Women's Equality in Brazil15m

Instructor

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Leidy Klotz

Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and University of Virginia School of Architecture
Engineering and Architecture

Acerca de University of Virginia

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