It was very informative, the discussions were lively and brought together thinking around the world and broadened my perspective on Climate Change and its possible effects if we do nothing now.
This course has provided me with a strong foundation for understanding climate related impacts and the different avenues that are available and can be pursued in this field.
How do I register for this MOOC?
On this page (https://www.coursera.org/learn/climate-science), click on "Enroll Now". You will need to fill in your account information (name, e-mail, password) and sign up to the Coursera, if you are not done so already.
When does the course begin?
The official start date for the course is: May 8, 2017. The course is open for enrollment in advance. However, the course site will only open on the start date.
What language is the course available in?
The course is presented and closed captioned in English. Click the “cc” button on the video to view captions. English proficiency is highly recommended for an optimal learning experience.
What is the format of the course?
The course is offered over a four-week period covering the following themes:
Week 1: Climate Change in the 21st Century
Week 2: Sectoral and Regional Impacts
Week 3: From Science to Action on Climate Change
Week 4: What You Can Do: Acting Individually to Address the Climate Challenge
How can I get the most out of the course?
To get the most out of this course, you must be an active learner. Access the lessons as often as possible. Review the videos and core readings, and complete the quizzes and peer assignments. We also encourage you to engage with other participants through the discussion forums, meetups or social media channels aligned with the course. Applying what you learn through the final project or other assignments will also be vital to your learning.
How can I get the certificate?
Together with completing the course requirements, and paying a $5 fee, you will receive a Course certificate from Coursera. Course requirements include gaining a cumulative score of 50% in the following required activities: three quizzes, two peer review assignments and a final project. You will receive a distinction if you score 80% or over. These core resources and assignments will take around three hours per week to complete.
Do I have to do the assignments and quizzes?
No. If you are not concerned about formally completing the course and receiving a Course Certificate, you can dip in and out of the course, make connections with others, and learn some new things. You are more than welcome to do this in whatever way makes the most sense for you.
Who do I contact for help on this course?
You can find some tips to troubleshoot technical problems from Coursera in this page https://learner.coursera.help/hc/en-us. If you have any further questions please send us an email with your question to firstname.lastname@example.org