Nottingham launches free sustainability course
The University of Nottingham is offering a free course on sustainability as part of a new venture in social online learning
The university is part of FutureLearn, an online platform offering free course content from the top universities in the UK.
The course, entitled Sustainability, society and you, explores sustainability and how individuals can have a real impact on the future. It aims to help individuals develop an understanding of the values and principles associated with sustainability, as well as the knowledge and understanding required to make sustainable decisions in their personal and professional lives.
Course leader Dr Sarah Speight says that learners will investigate sustainability from multiple angles, with the syllabus covering: a historical perspective on sustainability; the big issues for our world; and organisations and sustainability.
The course begins in January 2014 and registration is now open.
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