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Approx. 8 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, German

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Welcome to the Сourse

2 videos (Total 5 min), 6 readings
2 videos
About the university2m
6 readings
About the author of the course Terry V. Callaghan10m
About the course team10m
The Man, the Myth, The Legend: professor Terry V.Callaghan and His 3M Concept10m
Welcome to INTERACT10m
Recommended readings and open-access journals10m
Entering questionnaire10m
16 minutes to complete

What is the Arctic, where is it and why should we be interested in it?

1 video (Total 12 min), 1 quiz
1 practice exercise
What is the Arctic, where is it and why should we be interested in it?4m
18 minutes to complete

Changing landforms: the legacy of glaciers and permafrost

1 video (Total 14 min), 1 quiz
1 practice exercise
Changing landforms: the legacy of glaciers and permafrost4m
Week
2
20 minutes to complete

Permafrost and its effects

1 video (Total 12 min), 1 quiz
1 video
1 practice exercise
Permafrost and its effects8m
1 hour to complete

Snow and ice

2 videos (Total 20 min), 1 quiz
2 videos
Lecture 5. Glaciers9m
1 practice exercise
Snow and ice10m
Week
3
16 minutes to complete

Land-atmosphere linkages

1 video (Total 12 min), 1 quiz
1 practice exercise
Land-atmosphere linkages4m
28 minutes to complete

Life on cold lands

1 video (Total 18 min), 1 quiz
1 practice exercise
Life on cold lands10m
Week
4
18 minutes to complete

Life in cold waters

1 video (Total 12 min), 1 quiz
1 video
1 practice exercise
Life in cold waters6m
18 minutes to complete

The People of the Arctic

1 video (Total 14 min), 1 quiz
1 practice exercise
The People of the Arctic4m
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Top reviews from The Changing Arctic

By GTJul 28th 2017

Everyone should take this course! A wonderful exploration of a breathtaking region. Presented by an eminent polar scientist who has contributed much field research to extend our understanding.

By SGNov 11th 2016

Great information from the lectures and great photo's of the Arctic, the free downloadable book is an extra bonus and helps with the quiz questions, well done Terry and team..

Instructor

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Terry V. Callaghan

Professor of Botany, Honorary Doctor

About National Research Tomsk State University

National Research Tomsk State University is the largest classical university in the Asian part of Russia. For over 135 years TSU has been training the scientific and managerial elite, based on the integration of academic process and fundamental scientific research. It is a renowned center of education, science, innovations and attraction for creative talents, a generator of advanced ideas, and a paragon of adherence to the best traditions of Russian higher education. There are 23 departments and learning institutes, 1 University branch, Institute of Distance Education, Institute of Innovations in Education operating at TSU, and more than 17,000 students studying at the University, with 135 subject areas and specialties to choose from. TSU offers 136 Master’s programmes in 55 areas of academic studies and counting. The number of international students is constantly increasing, now with more than 1300 TSU students coming from countries such as the USA, UK, Germany, France, Australia, Italy, Poland, Mongolia, China, Vietnam, Korea, Columbia, Turkey and others....

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