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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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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.

JJ

Aug 01, 2020

Incredibly well-produced set of videos that are highly educational, well-rounded, beautiful, and interesting. I hope it leaves you wanting to both visit and protect these places, as it did for me.

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par Albert

Apr 08, 2018

Congratulations for this excellent course! And congratulations for your excellent Canada Prime Minister! it was a surprise to heard him! An exemple to follow for the rest of politicians around the world :-)

par Eva F

Mar 14, 2017

I very much enjoyed this great and well presented course! It helped broaden my knowledge of mountains as so many different environmental and societal aspects were discussed. Looking forward to follow-ups!

par Amber M

Feb 02, 2019

Loved the course and learning an all around study of mountains from history to preservation to the wildlife and biodiversity. Also appreciated the tech tips! This is a great course for all nature lovers.

par Bret L

Nov 15, 2018

Absolutely amazing course! It is full of information that provides a great starting point to learn more in a variety of mountain subjects. Also, all throughout the course are amazing videos and imagery!

par Nancy L M

Jul 21, 2020

Fascinating facts. Memorable images. Engaging instructors and commentators. Gets it just right as a presentation for "101" learners as to breadth and depth of content, explanation and enthusiasm.

par James J

Aug 01, 2020

Incredibly well-produced set of videos that are highly educational, well-rounded, beautiful, and interesting. I hope it leaves you wanting to both visit and protect these places, as it did for me.

par Fazla Z A

Aug 10, 2020

Awesome content and video production. Very interesting and covers a wide range of topics. As some that enjoys mountain recreations, it is a good primer on the environment I spend so much time in.

par Tseng-Mau Y

Apr 21, 2020

Awesome content and video production. Very interesting and covers a wide range of topics. As some that enjoys mountain recreations, it is a good primer on the environment I spend so much time in.

par Neil H

Apr 11, 2020

This was a great way to learn and spend time in a valuable way during isolation while I can't physically be in the mountains. Can't wait to see what knowledge sticks the next time I'm out there!

par Liza v G

Jun 21, 2018

Thanks to Zac Robinson and David Hic and all the other ones. Nice voices, good music, beautiful pictures. Very interesting. I have enjoyed this course very much. Good Luck and Love from Holland.

par Charles T

May 02, 2020

Extremely informative and well presented by the professors. The added insight of various other scientists and members of Parks Canada amplified the understanding of lesson subjects. Thank you!!

par Carlos B G

Aug 17, 2020

This is the best coursera course I have taken so far. I have enjoyed every minute of it. The content is superb, the guest speakers are very interesting and the main instructors are excellent.

par Paolo P

Jun 11, 2020

Right, I just basically DEVOUR this course! What a joy! Great videos, great interactive material and what a scenery! Of course, there is also a great amount of really, really good information!

par Talha S K

May 25, 2020

Amazing scenic views on the backdrop of all lectures. I am in love with the Canadian Rockies. May God grant the neighboring US with a sane president who is not a climate change denier as well.

par Redvers F C

May 08, 2020

I can honestly say that this course is the best course that I have ever studied in my life. I have learned so much about mountains and I will always appreciate everything to do with mountains.

par Camilo A G M

Aug 01, 2017

Excellent course, it's very complete and it reaches several disciplines, making it an integral course. Besides, it's interactive and it gives a lot of examples. Thanks for such a great course!

par Nibesh S

Jun 28, 2020

Definitely the best MOOC I have completed. Excellent video presentations from the instructors, great examples and some surprise guest speakers who just made this course even more interesting.

par Ignacio F D

Jul 11, 2020

Amazing, im a 17 year old student from Argentina, and I loved this course. Thank you so much to the University of Alberta and Coursera to giving me the oportunity of completing this course.

par Becky F

Oct 29, 2019

Incredible mixture of geography, biology, conservation policy, biodiversity, art, culture, literature and social issues!! Entertaining, engaging, interesting, informative, 10/10 recommend.

par Virginia N F C

Sep 19, 2017

thank you very much for thic curse. I connected to mountain environments even more. tahnk you for taking the time for preparing this course and leaving it open and free for the world.

par Yugansh B

Jul 10, 2020

I refer this course to all nature lovers. It is an interdisciplinary course. You will learn how to survive on mountains, reasons behind the experiences you will face in the mountains

par David k O

Jul 02, 2020

Very interesting course! I love the field aspect of the course more maybe because I'm a field geologist . The course gave me more understanding about what mountains are in real life.

par Ang W C

Mar 27, 2017

This course is absolutely wonderful and educational. I should get back to hiking. How did you guys manage to get Justin Trudeau to give a speech for this course? Thank you very much.

par ABDU S M

Sep 28, 2020

Awesome Course!

Excellent lecture classes. I learnt many terms and concepts from this course.

Thank you COURSERA, University of Alberta and the most respected professors and lectures.