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Learning With MOOCS II - 2015
Learning With MOOCS II - 2015 Partner: Center for Teaching & Learning-
LEARNING WITH MOOCS II gathered educators, technologists, researchers, learning scientists, entrepreneurs, and funders of MOOCs to share their innovations, discuss their impact on education, and look at the future of online learning. Online learning is a global phenomenon -- with innovations across content creation, delivery, feedback, assessment, and other aspects...

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Access: Open to all
Released: October 2015

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Civil War and Reconstruction MOOC
Civil War and Reconstruction MOOC Partner: Eric Foner- History Department
This history MOOC series, Columbia's first on the edX platform, is divided into three courses that are spread out over 27 weeks of stimulating lectures, interactive assignments, and community discussions. All three courses are available on ColumbiaX. The first course in the series, A House Divided: The Road to Civil...

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Access: Open to all
Revised: September 2015
Released: September 2014

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learn.nynjaetc
learn.nynjaetc Partner: Daria Boccher-Lattimore- Mailman School of Public Health
Hepatitis C (HCV) is a world-wide public health problem, the cause of cirrhosis and liver cancer, and the leading cause of liver transplantation. Until recently, treatments for HCV resulted in sustained suppression of the virus for only 50% of patients with the type of HCV most common in North America...

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Access: Open to all
Revised: September 2014
Released: July 2013

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MATCH
MATCH Partner: Burton Edelstein- College of Dental Medicine
Multidisciplinary Approaches To Children's Oral Health (MATCH) is a set of online learning modules which can also serve as resources for practicing and future pediatric dentists to learn how they can work with other health care professionals to ensure a child's oral health and overall well-being. Children's oral health is...

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Access: Columbia only
Revised: September 2014
Released: December 2011

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PASS
PASS Partner: Burton Edelstein- College of Dental Medicine
A Population-Based Approach to Patient Service and Professional Success (PASS) is an online learning project to teach pre-doctoral dental students to consider patient populations when deciding where and how to build a career. The PASS website offers documentary-style videos of practicing dentists, interactive maps, and information on specific populations. These...

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Access: Columbia only
Revised: September 2014
Released: December 2011

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PediaLabs
PediaLabs Partner: Rita Marie John, Mary McCord, and Arlene Smaldone- School of Nursing, College of Physicians & Surgeons
Clinicians require accurate laboratory tests to help them diagnose illness and screen for diseases. Yet, even the best laboratory test is not perfect; it can miss a condition or falsely report a patient as having a condition. PediaLabs is designed to improve graduate nursing and medical students' understanding of the...

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Access: Private
Released: September 2014

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Meaningful Consent
Meaningful Consent Partner: Jennifer Levine- College of Physicians and Surgeons
Meaningful Consent is a self-paced educational module designed to help families of children with cancer understand the real risks and benefits of whole genome sequencing for their children in order to create an ethical informed consent process. The module will cover the basics of the reasons researchers do whole genome...

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Released: TBA
In development.
Biomedical Informatics Curriculum Development
Biomedical Informatics Curriculum Development Partner: Rita Kukafka et al.- Department of Biomedical Informatics
CCNMTL assisted faculty from the Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) to create sixty units of training material to be used at community colleges to teach six different Health IT roles. The objective of the program is to capture expertise held by content experts at DBMI into usable modules and formats...

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Access: Private
Revised: March 2012
Released: August 2010
Tobacco Cessation
Tobacco Cessation Partner: David Albert- College of Dental Medicine
Tobacco Cessation is an educational website that provides students in the Columbia College of Dental Medicine with multimedia learning modules on strategies designed to assist clinicians in delivering and supporting effective treatments for tobacco use and dependence. The site offers self-study lessons and activities, including immediate-response quizzes, treatment activities, four...

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Access: Private
Revised: September 2011
Released: November 2009

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diaBeaters
diaBeaters Partner: Mary Sormanti and Helaine Ciporen- Columbia School of Social Work and Mount Sinai Medical Center
diaBeaters! is an online intervention created for social work graduate students and practitioners for use with families with a child that has Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM). Type 2 Diabetes, already a major health problem among adults, is the fastest growing pediatric epidemic of our decade. diaBeaters provides a multi-stepped,...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: October 2010

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Global Honors College
Global Honors College Partner: Kevin Griffin- Global Honors College
Global Honors College, an inter-institutional program organized by Waseda University (Tokyo), convenes faculty and undergraduate students from leading universities worldwide to conduct joint, structured, and sustained investigations of enduring and emerging global issues. The Global Honors College selected highly-motivated undergraduate students from nine universities--including Columbia, Harvard, MIT, Yale, Peking, Korea,...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: June 2010

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PCORE Portal
PCORE Portal College of Physicians and Surgeons
PCORE is a web-based portal providing a standardized curriculum to primary care students at the Columbia School of Physicians and Surgeons and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. The portal offers five interactive education modules on prevention, diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and depression. It also includes quizzes, an electronic library, and...

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Access: Columbia only
Revised: January 2010
Released: June 2008

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Global Master's in Development Practice
Global Master's in Development Practice Partner: Jeffrey Sachs- Earth Institute
The Global Master's in Development Practice (MDP) is a two-year degree providing graduate-level students with the skills and knowledge required to better identify and address the global challenges of sustainable development, such as poverty, population, health, conservation, climate change, and agricultural productivity. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation...

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Access: Private
Released: September 2009

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SLATE
SLATE Partner: Deepthiman Gowda and Mary Jo Fink- College of Physicians and Surgeons
Sharing, Learning, and Teaching the Examination (SLATE) is the multimedia course website for Foundations of Clinical Medicine, a second year clinical skills building course at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons.

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Access: Private
Released: April 2009

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CRED: Decision-Making Tools
CRED: Decision-Making Tools Partner: Elke Weber- Arts and Sciences
Professor Weber uses this online tool in the Psychology: Thinking and Decision Making course to encourage students to experiment with and analyze two different information processing systems in human decision making: experiential learning versus analytic learning. Students view the modules and submit an online survey that evaluates their retention of...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: November 2006

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Emergency Preparedness Directed Learning Experiences
Emergency Preparedness Directed Learning Experiences Partner: Kristine Gebbie- School of Nursing
In order to serve New York City's need to develop a program of continuing education to prepare health professionals for potentially catastrophic emergency and terror events, Columbia University developed a series of web-based experiences on responding to radiological, chemical, biological, and conventional terror attacks from an emergency-preparedness perspective. CCNMTL oversees...

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Access: Private
Released: April 2006

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Conflicts of Interest and Mentoring Directed Learning Experiences
Conflicts of Interest and Mentoring Directed Learning Experiences Partner: Daniel Vasgrid, Ruth Fischbach- College of Physicians & Surgeons
Members of the university community balance conflicts of interest and serve as mentors or benefit from working with a mentor. These self-directed learning experiences employ fictional case studies and provide resources illuminating the challenges researchers face every day while offering expert guidance on best ethical practices. The Columbia Center for...

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Access: Open to all
Released: December 2003

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Living With the Genie: Post Conference Site
Living With the Genie: Post Conference Site Partner: Stephen Feinson- Center for Science Policy and Outcomes (CSPO)
History has been driven by scientific and technological change. This site explores how human institutions, attitudes, and actions have enabled, mediated, and modulated such changes. Many of the materials found in this site come from a March 2002 event entitled "Living with the Genie: Governing the Scientific and Technological Transformation...

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Access: Open to all
Released: October 2002

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Sharing Circles: Skills for Social Decision-Making and Problem Solving
Sharing Circles: Skills for Social Decision-Making and Problem Solving Partner: Robin Stern- Teachers College
Coming together in sharing circles is the first step in developing emotionally safe classroom environments. This is the kind of nurturing climate needed to introduce social decision-making and problem solving skills. Through participating in sharing circles, students develop a sense of responsiveness to other people's feelings and opinions, and they...

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Access: Open to all
Released: September 2002

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Art and Understanding
Art and Understanding Partner: Arnold Aronson- School of the Arts
This e-seminar offers the reflections of prestigious Columbia University artists/theorists concerning the question, What is art? Based on their personal work, these artists and theorists engage the question of art and the artist in the Western world....

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Access: Columbia only
Released: May 2002

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Schoenberg and Modernism
Schoenberg and Modernism Partner: Ian Bent- Arts and Sciences
Taught by Ian Bent, Anne Parsons Bender Professor of Music and an expert on Arnold Schoenberg, this seminar examines the life of the composer and his relationship to the Modernist movement. Schoenberg and Modernism explores the significance and influence of Schoenberg's Pierrot lunaire as one of the seminal works of...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: April 2002

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New Teacher Academy
New Teacher Academy Partner: Maureen Cassidy Grolnick- Teachers College
CCNMTL partnered with Teachers College Innovations to produce a prototype for their New Teacher Academy launch page. Two elements from the launch page were developed. The first, "Multiculture in the Making" is a 20-minute online learning experience that introduces the challenges of teaching about and across social and cultural differences....

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Access: Open to all
Released: March 2002

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Poverty, Wealth and History in the East End of London: Part II
Poverty, Wealth and History in the East End of London:  Part II Partner: Paul Johnson- London School of Economics
Poverty, Wealth and History in the East End of London: Revolution and Reform is Part II of Professor Johnson's course. It examines how the physical landscape of London's East End reflects a century of social, political and economic revolutions....

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Access: Columbia only
Released: January 2002

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Poverty, Wealth and History in the East End of London: Part I
Poverty, Wealth and History in the East End of London: Part I Partner: Paul Johnson- London School of Economics
Poverty, Wealth and History in the East End of London: Life and Work is part I of an exploration of the rich and dramatic history of the East End of London using Spitalfields, an historic corner of the East End, as a window onto the history of social and economic...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: December 2001

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Malcolm X: Life After Death
Malcolm X: Life After Death Partner: Manning Marable- Arts and Sciences
An exploration of Malcolm X's life and work, focusing on the popular view of his life and his treatment by historians and scholars....

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Access: Columbia only
Released: September 2001

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Digital Learning Communities: Democracy Through Education
Digital Learning Communities: Democracy Through Education Partner: Robbie McClintock- Teachers College
Digital Learning Communities: Promoting Democracy Through Education shows how the work of educators can be transformational. As we renew our progressive bond with posterity, we must recognize the power of digital communications, and discover and invent ways to use all our resources to help posterity achieve more coherent, momentous measures...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: September 2001

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Environmental Sustainability: Perspectives on the World
Environmental Sustainability: Perspectives on the World Partner: Marc Levy- Arts and Sciences
This self-paced directed learning environment on sustainability was organized in a conference-style format with perspectives of nine Columbia faculty members associated with the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN). Participants could listen to interviews with these experts and perform exercises in a web-based GIS-tool that contained data from...

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Released: May 2001
Archived, no longer available.
The Impact of Technology on the Legal Profession
The Impact of Technology on the Legal Profession Partner: Conrad Johnson, Brian Donnelly- School of Law
An exploration of technology's influence on the practice of law and the ways in which it will change the profession....

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Released: April 2001
Archived, no longer available.
The Shakespearean Sonnet and the Modern Voice
The Shakespearean Sonnet and the Modern Voice Partner: Kristin Linklater- School of the Arts
A personal journey through William Shakespeare's sonnets that awakens the dormant power of the human voice....

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Released: March 2001
Archived, no longer available.
"Pops" Out Here in the Cause of Happiness: The Louis Armstrong Story"
Partner: Robert O'Meally- Arts and Sciences
The life and work of Louis Armstrong, from his childhood days in New Orleans to his time in Hollywood and the last decades of his life. Multimedia elements include conversations with jazz writers and enthusiasts, historical footage, musical selections, photography, and the words of Armstrong himself....

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Released: February 2001
Archived, no longer available.
W.E.B. Du Bois and the Black Experience
W.E.B. Du Bois and the Black Experience Partner: Manning Marable- Arts and Sciences
This e-seminar examines the life and work of W.E.B. Du Bois, the leading African-American writer and political activist of the twentieth century and author of The Souls of Black Folk. The e-seminar is divided into three modules and contains a number of interactive elements to engage the student in the...

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Released: January 2001
Archived, no longer available.