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Lunes 05 de junio de 2017

Harvard ofrece 86 cursos online gratuitos a los que puedes inscribirte ya mismo


El sueño de estudiar en la Universidad de Harvard puede parecer algo lejano en una primera impresión. Sin embargo, más allá de becas y programas de intercambio, existen opciones verdaderas que permiten cumplir esta meta sin necesidad de traslados y papeleos.

Los cursos online gratuitos se presentan como la alternativa ideal para formarse en  cualquier universidad del mundo sin salir de casa, utilizando únicamente el ordenador. La Universidad de Harvard, atendiendo a esta tendencia mundial, se suma a la larga lista de universidades del mundo que brindan esta posibilidad, mediante una plataforma especial fundada junto al MIT con la finalidad de difundir los estudios del centro a todo el mundo.

La plataforma educativa edX no solo está respaldada por Harvard, fue fundada por esta universidad. Sus miles de cursos online gratuitos cuentan con el respaldo del mítico centro, que tiene además varias decenas de colaboradores asociados que dictan allí sus cursos.

En lo que a cursos de Harvard se refiere, la media de los MOOCs disponibles en edX tiene una duración de entre 6 y 8 semanas, y la posibilidad de acceder a un certificado que demuestre lo aprendido en el curso. Este certificado tiene un coste aproximado de 50 dólares, pero no es obligatorio tramitarlo. Si el estudiante desea aprender, sin importar los documentos probatorios de su aprendizaje, puede registrarse en el curso y realizarlo sin iniciar el trámite del diploma al finalizar las lecciones.

¿Quieres aprender en Harvard? Te dejamos los 86 cursos online gratuitos que se encuentran actualmente disponibles en su plataforma oficial:

  1. Christianity Through Its Scriptures
  2. Super-Earths And Life
  3. Hamlet’s Ghost
  4. First Nights: Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring: Modernism, Ballet, and Riots
  5. The Book: Book Sleuthing: What 19th-Century Books Can Tell Us About the Rise of the Reading Public?
  6. Case Studies in Functional Genomics
  7. Introduction to Bioconductor: Annotation and Analysis of Genomes and Genomic Assays
  8. AP® Computer Science Principles
  9. Early Christianity: The Letters of Paul
  10. Contract Law: From Trust to Promise to Contract
  11. The Book: Print and Manuscript in Western Europe, Asia and the Middle East (1450-1650)
  12. First Nights: Handel’s Messiah and Baroque Oratorio
  13. High-performance Computing for Reproducible Genomics
  14. Introduction to Linear Models and Matrix Algebra
  15. Introduction to Family Engagement in Education
  16. Introduction to Data Wise: A Collaborative Process to Improve Learning & Teaching
  17. The Book: Making and Meaning in the Medieval Manuscript
  18. The Book: The Medieval Book of Hours: Art and Devotion in the Later Middle Ages
  19. Statistical Inference and Modeling for High-throughput Experiments
  20. The Book: The History of the Book in the 17th and 18th Century Europe
  21. First Nights: Beethoven’s 9th Symphony and the 19th Century Orchestra
  22. Religious Literacy: Traditions and Scriptures
  23. High-Dimensional Data Analysis
  24. Introduction to Computer Science
  25. The Book: Scrolls in the Age of the Book
  26. The Book: Books in the Medieval Liturgy
  27. First Nights: Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo and the Birth of Opera
  28. Using Python for Research
  29. PredictionX: John Snow and the Cholera Epidemic of 1854
  30. Health and Society
  31. Humanitarian Response to Conflict and Disaster
  32. Islam Through Its Scriptures
  33. Poetry in America: The Poetry of Early New England
  34. Fundamentals of Clinical Trials
  35. First Nights: Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique and Program Music in the 19th Century
  36. Readings in Global Health
  37. Entrepreneurship and Healthcare in Emerging Economies
  38. Statistics and R
  39. Poetry in America: The Civil War and Its Aftermath
  40. Poetry in America: Whitman
  41. Central Challenges of American National Security, Strategy, and the Press
  42. Health in Numbers: Quantitative Methods in Clinical & Public Health Research
  43. Science & Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to Soft Matter Science
  44. Poetry in America: Emily Dickinson
  45. Poetry in America: Modernism
  46. Energy Within Environmental Constraints
  47. Masterpieces of World Literature
  48. Cell Biology: Mitochondria
  49. Buddhism Through Its Scriptures
  50. Hinduism Through Its Scriptures
  51. Innovating in Health Care
  52. The Einstein Revolution
  53. Justice
  54. JuryX: Deliberations for Social Change
  55. Leaders of Learning
  56. American Government
  57. Principles of Biochemistry
  58. Lessons from Ebola: Preventing the Next Pandemic
  59. Poetry in America: Nature and Nation, 1700-1850
  60. AnatomyX: Musculoskeletal Cases
  61. Bioethics: The Law, Medicine, and Ethics of Reproductive Technologies and Genetics
  62. The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours
  63. United States Health Policy
  64. Global Health Case Studies from a Biosocial Perspective
  65. Improving Global Health: Focusing on Quality and Safety
  66. Judaism Through Its Scriptures
  67. Visualizing Japan (1850s-1930s): Westernization, Protest, Modernity
  68. Fundamentals of Neuroscience Part 1: Electrical Properties of the Neuron
  69. Fundamentals of Neuroscience Part 2: Neurons and Networks
  70. The Fundamentals of Neuroscience Part 3: The Brain
  71. China (Part 1): Political and Intellectual Foundations: From the Sage Kings to Confucius and the Legalists
  72. China (Part 2): The Creation and End of Centralized Empire
  73. China (Part 3): Cosmopolitan Tang: Aristocratic Culture
  74. China (Part 4): Literati China: Examinations and Neo-Confucianism
  75. China (Part 5): From a Global Empire under the Mongols to a Global Economy under the Ming Dynasty
  76. China (Part 6): The Manchus and the Qing Dynasty
  77. China (Part 7): Invasions, Rebellions and the Fall of Imperial China
  78. China (Part 8): Creating Modern China: The Birth of a Nation
  79. China (Part 9): China and Communism
  80. China (Part 10): Greater China Today: The People’s Republic, Taiwan, and Hong Kong
  81. Saving Schools, Mini-Course 1: History and Politics of U.S. Education
  82. Saving Schools, Mini-Course 2: Teacher Policies
  83. Saving Schools, Mini-Course 3: Accountability and National Standards
  84. Saving Schools, Mini-Course 4: School Choice
  85. The Book: Monasteries, Schools, and Notaries, Part 1: Reading the Late Medieval Marseille Archive
  86. The Book: Monasteries, Schools, and Notaries, Part 2: Introduction to the Transitional Gothic Script

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