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Beginnen Sie sofort und lernen Sie in Ihrem eigenen Tempo.

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Ca. 17 Stunden zum Abschließen

Empfohlen: 7 weeks of study, 2-4 hours per week....

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Untertitel: Englisch

Lehrplan - Was Sie in diesem Kurs lernen werden

Woche
1
2 Stunden zum Abschließen

Introduction

As part of this introductory lesson, we will help you explore your motivations for taking this course, briefly introduce you to the current state of climate science and policy, and prepare you for taking actions on climate change throughout the course. ...
3 Videos (Gesamt 31 min), 18 Lektüren, 3 Quiz
3 Videos
Meet Dahlia1m
Meet the expert - Dr. Rosina Bierbaum22m
18 Lektüren
Syllabus10m
Welcome to Act on Climate15m
Discussion Prompt - Introduce yourself5m
Optional resources1m
Help us learn more about you!10m
Climate science and policy20m
Optional resources1m
Climate mitigation and adaptation3m
Video references and optional resources1m
Optional resources1m
Action types3m
Co-benefits and climate justice3m
Looking ahead3m
Take action to ensure your future success10m
Doing our part1m
Optional resources1m
Quiz: Assessment of actions1m
Discussion Prompt - What actions did you take?5m
3 praktische Übungen
Check your understanding6m
Check your understanding6m
Assessment of actions6m
Woche
2
2 Stunden zum Abschließen

Food

Food is part of our everyday lives. From breakfast to dinner, we make choices that affect the planet. This week, you will hear from Chris about his journey toward vegetarianism, and you will learn from Dr. Sara Soderstrom about social movement theory and food businesses in Detroit, as well as actions that you can take to make food choices that can mitigate climate change....
2 Videos (Gesamt 29 min), 18 Lektüren, 4 Quiz
2 Videos
Meet the Expert: Dr. Sara Soderstrom26m
18 Lektüren
Food and climate change6m
Video references1m
Case Study15m
Discussion Prompt - Social Movements5m
Looking ahead1m
Anna’s story3m
Option 1: Eat less red meat10m
Option 2: Reduce food waste10m
Optional resources1m
Brandon’s story3m
Engage with your community about food10m
Nolan’s story3m
Influence decision making10m
Alison’s story3m
Participate in farmer-to-consumer programs10m
Optional resources1m
Quiz: Assessment of actions1m
Discussion Prompt - What actions did you take?5m
4 praktische Übungen
Check your understanding4m
Check your understanding4m
Check your understanding4m
Assessment of actions8m
Woche
3
2 Stunden zum Abschließen

Energy

We use energy in almost everything we do, but there are also many ways we can reduce emissions from our energy consumption. This week, you will hear from Benjamin about saving energy in cold winters and from Dr. Kaitlin Raimi about the theory of environmental peer persuasion. You will also learn several actions you can take to reduce energy consumption in your home, on your campus, and in your community. ...
2 Videos (Gesamt 18 min), 16 Lektüren, 5 Quiz
2 Videos
Meet the expert - Dr. Kaitlin Raimi14m
16 Lektüren
Case study15m
Discussion Prompt - What would a climate action plan look like in your community?5m
Looking ahead1m
Stephanie’s story3m
Energy consumption10m
Optional resources1m
Discussion Prompt - Other tools for tracking energy use5m
Alison’s story1m
Attend a community meeting about alternative energy10m
Yousef’s story3m
Promote divestment from fossil fuels10m
Stephanie’s story3m
Prepare for climate-related emergencies10m
Optional resources1m
Quiz: Assessment of actions1m
Discussion Prompt - What actions did you take?5m
5 praktische Übungen
Check your understanding4m
Check your understanding4m
Check your understanding2m
Check your understanding2m
Assessment of actions8m
Woche
4
2 Stunden zum Abschließen

Transportation

Transportation is part of everyday life. This week, you will hear from Stephanie about the collective impact of personal transportation decisions and from Brandon Schoettle about how driving decisions impact greenhouse gas emissions. You will also examine popular ride-hailing services, as well as actions that you can take to make transportation choices that can mitigate climate change, and ultimately you will learn to support a more resilient transportation system....
2 Videos (Gesamt 22 min), 17 Lektüren, 4 Quiz
2 Videos
Meet the expert - Brandon Schoettle19m
17 Lektüren
Video references and optional resources1m
Video references1m
Discussion Prompt - Reflection on Brandon's interview5m
Case study10m
Optional resources1m
Discussion Prompt - The tricky issue of ride-hailing and carpooling5m
Looking ahead1m
Anne Marie’s story3m
Reduce emissions from transportation10m
Haley’s story3m
Join or organize a community bike event10m
Derell’s story3m
Interacting with your transit authority10m
Encourage resilient transportation3m
Optional resources1m
Quiz: Assessment of actions1m
Discussion Prompt - What actions did you take?5m
4 praktische Übungen
Check your understanding4m
Check your understanding8m
Check your understanding4m
Assessment of actions8m
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von NJJan 13th 2019

Great course, every information is shared related with climate change, best part is conversations between expert and a undergraduate/Phd students, giving there views and different questions.

von PSAug 19th 2017

Thanks to all for this fantastic course on Climate Change and for showing us how we can make our contribution.

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The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future....

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