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Divinity School MOOC course addresses ethical challenge of mass incarceration

Aug. 25, 2017—Vanderbilt’s latest massive open online course (MOOC), presented by the Divinity School, addresses a central ethical challenge in American society today: mass incarceration.

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New MOOC will teach core Java programming

Apr. 6, 2016—The Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning has launched Java for Android, a massive open online course that will teach students from around the world how to apply core Java programming languages, features and software patterns in Android, the dominant platform for developing and deploying mobile device apps.

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New MOOC gives students inside look at music business

Jan. 28, 2016—A new massive open online course launching Feb. 19 will give students the opportunity to learn from veteran Nashville musician and Vanderbilt Blair School of Music professor Jen Gunderman about the music industry in the United States, with the unique perspective gained by Vanderbilt University’s location in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Vanderbilt engineering MOOC leads talented Indian student to Nashville

Oct. 16, 2015—A Coursera student in India’s round trip of 16,716 miles began with an invitation to spend a summer in Nashville, Tennessee, as a computer science intern at Vanderbilt University.

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New free Vanderbilt course to teach computer programming to beginners

Apr. 1, 2015—A new free massive open online course, or MOOC, is being offered by Vanderbilt University that will teach computer programming to those with little or no previous experience this spring.

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Capstone app project for MOOC to manage cancer patients’ pain

Oct. 24, 2014—1,165 budding programmers are participating in the university’s first MOOC capstone project – one that will result in a certificate for graduates and better pain management for patients at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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‘Plant-based diets’ Coursera class Oct. 15

Oct. 10, 2014—Learn about plant-based diets from nutritionist Jamie Pope through Coursera, a free, online learning platform.

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Online nutrition course begins Sept. 15

Aug. 27, 2014—Make a commitment to better health by enrolling in Nutrition, Health and Lifestyle: Issues and Insights, a course offered through Vanderbilt’s partnership with Coursera, a free online learning platform.

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‘Deep dive’ in popular fields is aim of next generation of MOOCs

Jan. 21, 2014—Vanderbilt University and the University of Maryland have teamed up to offer the first trans-institutional sequence of coordinated MOOCs. The sequence focuses on connecting handheld devices with cloud services to offer learners an opportunity to explore a topic in-depth across multiple MOOCs.

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Free online nutrition course, newly expanded, begins Jan. 20

Jan. 17, 2014—Make a commitment to better health this year by enrolling in Vanderbilt University School of Nursing professor Jamie Pope’s Nutrition, Health and Lifestyle: Issues and Insights course offered through Coursera, a free, online format.

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Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning up and running

Nov. 27, 2013—The new Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning is digging into its work to research, innovate and support digital learning with a new website, a new program to fund faculty exploration of digital learning, graduate fellows, a faculty advisory committee and more.

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Vanderbilt University joins Coursera Zone to expand online education access in China

Oct. 8, 2013—Vanderbilt University will promote its free online courses in China through a new partnership announced Oct. 8 between Coursera, a leading massive open online course (MOOC) platform, and NetEase, one of the largest Chinese Internet companies and a major distributor of open online education content.

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