We know that MOOCs attract a wide variety of people and that learners come to Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds from many different backgrounds. Some of you are specifically interested in archaeology, whereas others are more interested in diving, oceanography, history or climate change issues.
We are hoping to run Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds again at the end of January 2017, but in the meantime these are some of the MOOCs that might be of interest to you:
- Archaeology of Portus: Exploring the lost harbour of Ancient Rome. (University of Southampton).
- Fundamentals of GIS.
- The European discovery of China.
- Archaeology: From dig to lab and beyond.
- Hadrian’s Wall: Life on the Roman frontier.
- Homo Floresiensis uncovered: the science of ‘the Hobbit’.
- Superpowers of the Ancient World: the Near East.
- Antiquities trafficking and art crime.
- Cultural heritage, social innovation and new citizenship.
- Recovering humankind’s past and saving the universal heritage
- Roman Art and Archaeology
- The Mediterranean, a space of exchange (from the Renaissance to Enlightenment).
- Exploring our oceans. (University of Southampton)
- Marine Life 101.
- Sharks! Global biodiversity, biology and conservation.
- Tropical Coastal Ecosystems.
- Marine and antarctic science.
- Causes of climate change.
- Coasts and Communities.
- Our Earth’s Future.
- The Dynamic Earth.
- Sensing planet earth – water and ice.
- Introduction to water and climate.
- Climate change.
- Contemporary issues in ocean governance.
- Water in a thirsty world.
- Climate justice: lessons from the global south.
Providers of MOOCs
What’s on offer changes all the time, so here are the main providers that you might want to explore.
- Blackboard Coursesites.
- Canvas network.
- Stanford Online.
Are there any free online courses that you can recommend to others? Have you tried any of the courses listed above? Which ones did you enjoy? Are there any you disliked?