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173 revisiones

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100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.

Aprox. 37 horas para completar

Sugerido: 8-10 hours/week...

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Tamil, Chino (simplificado), Portugués (de Brasil), Vietnamita, Inglés (English), Español (Spanish)...

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
3 horas para completar

Orientation and Introduction

In this module, you will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and the learning environment. The orientation also helps you obtain the technical skills required for the course. In the introduction, we will examine some of the central ideas that underpin the Earth as a system, and their consequences for environmental sustainability....
5 videos (Total 37 minutos), 5 readings, 3 quizzes
5 videos
Introduction to Sustainability7m
Sustainability and Population Growth7m
Growth Curves5m
Malthus13m
5 lecturas
Syllabus10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Social Media10m
Getting to Know Your Classmates10m
Module 1 Overview and Readings10m
3 ejercicios de práctica
Orientation Quiz10m
Big Ideas Practice Quiz22m
Module 1 Quiz28m
Semana
2
2 horas para completar

Population

In this module, we will see how human populations have evolved over time and get a sense of where the next century of change will take us. ...
5 videos (Total 49 minutos), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
5 videos
Transitions10m
Demographic Transition10m
Future Populations, Part 110m
Future Populations, Part 215m
1 lectura
Module 2 Overview and Readings10m
4 ejercicios de práctica
Population, Past and Present Practice Quiz16m
Global Population in the Future Practice Quiz22m
Population Interactive Homework16m
Module 2 Quiz30m
Semana
3
5 horas para completar

Ecosystems and Climate Change

In this module, we will see that the Earth faces many environmental pressures that result from human exploitation of natural resources. We will also look at the issue of climate change. ...
8 videos (Total 78 minutos), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
8 videos
Tragedy of the Commons10m
Tragedy of the Commons: Solutions14m
Ecosystems and Extinctions6m
Weather vs. Climate3m
Climate Changes in the Past10m
Modern Climate Change14m
[OPTIONAL] Climate Processes16m
1 lectura
Module 3 Overview and Readings10m
4 ejercicios de práctica
Ecosystems, Extinction, and Tragedy of the Commons Practice Quiz30m
Climate Change Practice Quiz30m
Climate Change Interactive Homework10m
Module 3 Quiz52m
Semana
4
3 horas para completar

Energy

In this module, we will look at energy use. We will also consider what the trend of energy use means for the planet, and how we might transition to a more sustainable pattern of use. ...
8 videos (Total 58 minutos), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
8 videos
Energy Overview6m
Oil11m
EROEI5m
Coal & Gas7m
Nuclear Power7m
Renewable Energy12m
Energy Conservation6m
1 lectura
Module 4 Overview and Readings10m
4 ejercicios de práctica
Oil Practice Quiz16m
Alternatives Practice Quiz22m
Energy and Society Homework8m
Module 4 Quiz40m
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comenzó una nueva carrera después de completar estos cursos

26%

consiguió un beneficio tangible en su carrera profesional gracias a este curso

Principales revisiones

por KFDec 19th 2016

It is a well prepared course. Contents are carefully organized and plenty of concepts and examples are included and analyzed. Overall, it is a excellent course to get an overview of sustainability.

por JWNov 29th 2015

This was my first Coursera course, and I wasn't sure what to expect; but was very pleased with the organization, timescale things were run on, and overall neutrality of the course. Very well done!

Instructor

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Dr. Jonathan Tomkin

Associate Director
School of Earth, Society and Environment

Acerca de Universidad de Illinois en Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a world leader in research, teaching and public engagement, distinguished by the breadth of its programs, broad academic excellence, and internationally renowned faculty and alumni. Illinois serves the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and finding solutions to critical societal needs. ...

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