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學生對 阿尔伯塔大学 提供的 Mountains 101 的評價和反饋

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課程概述

Mountains 101­­ is a broad and integrated overview of the mountain world. This 12-lesson course covers an interdisciplinary field of study focusing on the physical, biological, and human dimensions of mountain places in Alberta, Canada, and around the world. Specifically, we'll study the geological origins of mountains, how they’re built-up and worn-down over time; we’ll learn about their importance for biodiversity and water cycles, globally and locally; we’ll explore their cultural significance to societies around the globe, and how that relationship has evolved over time; and we’ll learn how mountains are used, how they’re protected, and how today they’re experiencing rapid change in a warming climate. At the end of each lesson, Mountains 101 will also provide learners with some smart tricks -- Tech Tips -- to safely enjoy time in the high alpine environment: from how to pick the best footwear for hiking to making smart decisions in avalanche terrain. We’ll be delivering your online lessons from valley bottoms to mountaintops, from museums and labs, to alpine huts and other spectacular alpine sites, and we’ll do so with the help of a whole host of experts. We invite you to join us for this online adventure! The mountains are calling......

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SK

Dec 23, 2017

So interesting! So well made, every lesson is thought out the interactive mountain map was a joy to complete each time! Incredibly thoughtful and sensitive to every aspect that touches the mountains.

KC

Apr 27, 2019

Absolutely loved every second of it! Reignited my love for geography and the outdoors with sleek, informative- documentary styled lectures. I found the course holistically enriching and fun!

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176 - Mountains 101 的 200 個評論(共 292 個)

創建者 Ovuobovwori D A

Sep 19, 2017

Excellent educative and enlightening with very rich study materials course on mountains.

創建者 Les O

Aug 10, 2017

This is a very good course for everyone who loves mountains. It provides amazing view points and a lot of insight for mountains, not only in Canada, but also the worl

創建者 Malen W V

Feb 23, 2018

Course was good, trying to get a certificate is another story

創建者 si h

Apr 20, 2018

GREAT

創建者 Daan v d N

May 29, 2017

Great introduction to mountains!

創建者 Kim S

Apr 03, 2017

Very informative and interesting course! The pictures were incredible & made it easy to stay focused and engaged....I forgot that I was on a computer :) The interviews with researchers & professionals from different universities, Parks Canada etc. were great learning tools. It opened my eyes to the amount of research being done to protect our mountains and their ecosystems.

創建者 Kevin C

Apr 14, 2017

Great course. Mountains 201? Please!

創建者 Steven S

Aug 31, 2017

This course has been very interesting, engaging and very easy to follow. It covers a great range of topics and subtly puts across an important message about environmental protection. I'll likely complete it again shortly because there's a lot of useful information to take on board.

創建者 Cheery W

Nov 22, 2017

This course is fantastic! The voice of professors' is quite clear and the photos and videos are beautiful! I like this informative course.

創建者 Jim T

Mar 28, 2017

Well thought out and presented.

創建者 Marcus V B C

Sep 19, 2017

Excelente curso, imperdível! Mas deveria estar em português (Brasil) também

創建者 Thomas M

Apr 02, 2018

I had a fantastic time completing this course. Each lesson represented an area I was interested in and served as a something to look forward to on a week to week basis to increase my knowledge of mountainous regions and to further stimulate my interest in exploring Canada and the rest of the worlds mountain environments.

創建者 Mara p

Jun 28, 2017

Great overview and wonderful reminders to re launch personal interest in various topics.

創建者 Michael S

Mar 02, 2018

Very interesting an enjoyable course. Fantastic scenery!

創建者 Richard R

Aug 08, 2017

Superbly informative and inspirational.

創建者 Chris B

Dec 17, 2017

Excellent course. Informative and well presented.

創建者 Lars J F

Apr 16, 2018

This is one of the best courses I have ever experienced in all aspects from the extensive course syllabus, logical and clear execution of lessons, great exercises, nice lesson summaries and a lot of good references. The sound and video quality is top and the superb photos and videos adds a lot - you can follow this course just to see beautiful landscapes! If you enjoy spending time in the mountains and/or have interest in geography, flora and fauna, do not miss this course!

創建者 Sophie P K

Jun 28, 2018

I absolutely loved Mountains 101 and I recommend it for anyone that is pursuing a career in orology, or wants to appreciate mountains for their beauty. It gave me great insight into what can be done to save the mountains and their biota, and I also now appreciate mountains more than I did before.

創建者 Tarron D

Jun 20, 2017

Great quality content and videos. Really enjoyed the tech tips and interactive map.

創建者 Geoffrey L L

May 21, 2017

Well presented course.

創建者 Haleigh L

Jul 12, 2017

EVERYBODY SHOULD TAKE THIS! This is honestly one of the best classes I've ever taken. I am a student at the University of Alberta and my program didn't allow for more space to take this class. I love how Coursera makes it possible to take university courses for certificate (or for free!). I have always been captivated by mountains. This course provided some general information that I had already been familiar with, but it also taught much more than the basics. The format of the course is beautiful - the videos are stunning and the partnership with Parks Canada provides some excellent commentary/interviews from people at the top of their field. I have deepened my appreciation for mountains and geography alike, and would love to see a part two of this class - I'd sign up in a heartbeat!

創建者 Sofia K

Dec 23, 2017

So interesting! So well made, every lesson is thought out the interactive mountain map was a joy to complete each time! Incredibly thoughtful and sensitive to every aspect that touches the mountains.

創建者 Nikola J

Nov 03, 2017

Unbelievable source of information for people that are not pro. Really nice set of instructions, with lot of animations that describes all topics. Really worth of time and effort to understand all. At the end, we are getting closer to the Earth with this classes.

創建者 Lily D

Nov 16, 2017

Excellent course! Gives you a good understanding about the biodiveristy and the importance of mountains.

創建者 Christina

Jul 12, 2017

Fabulous course!!