Climate Change – Online course by The University of Melbourne

Interdisciplinary understanding on climate change

 

Climate Change is an online course given by The University of Melbourne. This course develops an interdisciplinary understanding of the social, political, economic and scientific perspectives on climate change.

About the course
This course offers students an introduction to different disciplinary perspectives on Climate Change to help them think about how Climate Change affects them as an individual, as a member of your local community, as a citizen of your country and as a member of the global community. The course is designed with presentations, discussions, activities and assessment tasks in this course to help you understand what Climate Change is and what you should do about it.

Course Syllabus
The overall aim of this subject is to provide an introduction to the socio-political, scientific, and economic aspects of the phenomenon known as Climate Change. In doing so it is hoped that the student will emerge with an enhanced ability to analyse claims both about the science itself and the responses that can be made by humanity at present and for the future, based on current scientific data and its predictions over the next decades.

Prerequisites
No background is necessary. This subject is designed to be accessible to students from any discipline.

Course Format
This course will run for 9 weeks comprising of short video lectures, quiz questions, discussion groups and additional short assignments.

Course Sessions
August 11,2014 - October 13, 2014

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