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À propos du cours

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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4 mai 2021

Entertaining and interesting subject. This course gives us a perfect overview of mountains' importance on our environment and their value to our lives as a human. Thank you for this incredible course.

22 déc. 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.

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par Edward J H

13 oct. 2021

Great overview of mountains, narrated professionally by academics, who I think must have practiced quite a bit!

par Peter S

28 mars 2021

Wonderful course! I recommend that anyone with an interest in mountains and the environment take this course.

par Lydia H

25 juin 2020

Full of beautiful and impresing images, exemples, illustrations and conversations with specialists. Loved it!!!

par George N

17 oct. 2021

Excellent course!i really enjoyed it! It helped understand better and respect even more the amazing mountains.

par Kianee F

11 juin 2020

Really enjoyed this course. Learnt a lot about different mountain aspects. Well taught and interesting content

par George G S

17 oct. 2017

Such a great presentation. I went straight through the entire course in two long evenings. Truly outstanding.

par LaVerne M

5 nov. 2020

I thought that this course was excellent. I learned lots about the mountains in my backyard here is Alberta

par Donalda B

27 avr. 2020

I thoroughly enjoyed this course. The content was interesting and the activities enhanced the course content.

par Debra S

8 avr. 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed the course, Thanks!

I would enjoy any recommendations you might have for further courses!

par Patricia C

8 avr. 2021

Found this course to be broad, comprehensive, insightful, interesting, challenging and beautiful. Loved it!

par Spike B

12 août 2020

The course covers a vast categories of topics related to mountains while keeping the content not dry at all.

par Stefan V

22 févr. 2017

A very nice course for people who are clueless about mountains. It made me appreciate them more than before.


28 août 2020

excelente curso muy interdiciplinar, y esto hace que sea muy nutrido y con una amplia gama de perspectivas.

par Pamela C

29 sept. 2020

An excellent course with a breadth of knowledge about so many concepts related to mountains. Just awesome!

par Melissa J

1 juil. 2020

The course was well taught, well-organized and covered all issues very well. I learned a lot! Thank you.

par Bahadır H A

2 avr. 2020

Amazing content in a super nice tone! I suggest anyone who would like to discover the world of mountains!

par Anna E

22 févr. 2020

Fantastic course! A lot of very interesting and usefull information! Million thanks to all contributors.

par María J R

29 sept. 2019

I'm at week 5 but I love it so far. The way they explain and the examples they share are simply amazing.

par Lily D

16 nov. 2017

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

par Jenna W

21 févr. 2021

Thank you! What a great introductory course to the importance and beauty of mountains around the world.

par Rain Z

12 août 2021

​Brilliant course. I really learned a lot. Thanks for providing such inspiring learning opportunities.

par Joe H

3 avr. 2018

Informative, Comprehensive, and intriuging.

Just what I was looking for from my first Coursera Course.

par Yamil G

5 mai 2017

It was full of very interesting insights and general enough for everybody to take something out of it.

par Marzia R N

16 août 2021

awesome course. Specifically the visual of mountains. I really want to try for University of Albert .

par Tiffany S

3 janv. 2021

absolutely fantastic!!! I learned so much and I am excited to get out there and be a mountain nerd :)