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Beginner Level

Anyone with an interest in the history of the Arctic, northern economies or communities. 

Approx. 6 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Understand the economic past, present and future of the circumpolar arctic.

  • Recognize the opportunities and challenges of economic development in the arctic including local and global drivers.

  • Understand the social, cultural, and political context of local, national and circumpolar arctic economies.

Skills you will gain

EconomicsArctic historyHistorySocio-economicsIndigenous history
Flexible deadlines
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Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Beginner Level

Anyone with an interest in the history of the Arctic, northern economies or communities. 

Approx. 6 hours to complete
English

Offered by

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University of Alberta

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UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Module 1: Globalization and Sustainable Arctic Economies

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 75 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Module 2: Local and Regional Economies Connected with the Outside World

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 69 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Module 3: History of Globalization in the Arctic

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 43 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Week
4

Week 4

11 minutes to complete

Module 4: Final Thoughts

11 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 6 min)

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