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111 個評分
34 個審閱

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完成時間大約為18 小時

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完成時間大約為18 小時

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英語(English)

字幕:英語(English), 西班牙語(Spanish)

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完成時間為 24 分鐘

Introduction

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4 個視頻 (總計 24 分鐘)
4 個視頻
How big is big history?6分鐘
What are little big histories?4分鐘
Can big history reunify all our knowledge?7分鐘
完成時間為 4 小時

Cosmic History

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9 個視頻 (總計 80 分鐘), 2 個閱讀材料, 2 個測驗
9 個視頻
What are the elementary particles our universe is made of?9分鐘
What are the fundamental forces that determine how our universe behaves?7分鐘
Is our Standard Model of elementary particles and fundamental forces complete?6分鐘
Why are massive stars so important to us?6分鐘
How do stars die?7分鐘
What does our cosmic neighbourhood look like?9分鐘
Does our Solar System have a history?7分鐘
What is underlying all of big history?9分鐘
2 個閱讀材料
A tour of cosmic history10分鐘
Little Big History Example Connections10分鐘
1 個練習
Cosmic history16分鐘
2
完成時間為 4 小時

The History of Earth and Life

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10 個視頻 (總計 90 分鐘), 2 個閱讀材料, 2 個測驗
10 個視頻
How did evolution lead to the incredible diversity of life we see around us?11分鐘
Why do species look the way they do and how are they all related?9分鐘
How did life develop on the early Earth?5分鐘
What happened on our planet during mass extinctions?8分鐘
Why has our Earth cooled over the past millions of years?8分鐘
How can understanding the evolution of the brain help us understand human history?8分鐘
How did brain evolution lead to the development of our consciousness?9分鐘
Can we understand the evolution of our species without the aid of sexual selection?7分鐘
Can we develop a theory of the biosphere?9分鐘
2 個閱讀材料
A tour of the history of Earth and life10分鐘
Little Big History Example Connections10分鐘
1 個練習
The history of Earth and life16分鐘
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完成時間為 5 小時

Human History

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15 個視頻 (總計 139 分鐘), 1 個閱讀材料, 2 個測驗
15 個視頻
Can big history tell us something new about the emergence of agriculture?6分鐘
What is the use of religion in the history of our species?9分鐘
Why did states, writing and state religion emerge together?10分鐘
How are civilizations influenced by climate change?13分鐘
When did globalization begin and what did it mean to different people across the globe?8分鐘
How was life in Europe affected by early globalization?7分鐘
What made industrial production possible?9分鐘
What are the main consequences of the Industrial Revolution?10分鐘
What have been the consequences of the Industrial Revolution for our environment?9分鐘
How is our international financial system developing?10分鐘
How are financial institutions affecting society?6分鐘
How is artificial intelligence developing?9分鐘
How will artificial intelligence influence your future?5分鐘
Can we construct a theory of human history?14分鐘
1 個閱讀材料
A tour of human history10分鐘
1 個練習
Human history16分鐘
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完成時間為 2 小時

Wrap up

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2 個視頻 (總計 14 分鐘), 1 個測驗
2 個視頻
What can big history tell us about the short term future?6分鐘
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創建者 RRJun 23rd 2018

Everyone should do this course! The ongoing assignment is challenging but well worth the effort - it will open your eyes to connections that you may never have thought about.

創建者 SCMay 21st 2017

Fantastic diversity of top teachers from so many disciplines all tied together to show the Big Picture! Thank you all!

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Esther Quaedackers

Lecturer in Big History
Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies - Faculty of Science

關於 阿姆斯特丹大学

A modern university with a rich history, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) traces its roots back to 1632, when the Golden Age school Athenaeum Illustre was established to train students in trade and philosophy. Today, with more than 30,000 students, 5,000 staff and 285 study programmes (Bachelor's and Master's), many of which are taught in English, and a budget of more than 600 million euros, it is one of the largest comprehensive universities in Europe. It is a member of the League of European Research Universities and also maintains intensive contact with other leading research universities around the world....

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