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Approx. 12 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

What you will learn

  • Increased knowledge on the sharing economy in cities.

  • Deeper understanding of the relationship between the sharing economy, cities, governance and urban sustainability.

  • Improved critical thinking on the opportunities and challenges for governing sharing cities to contribute to urban sustainability.

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Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

The course is open to anyone without prerequisite.

Approx. 12 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Week 1 – Sharing Cities: Governing and Regulating

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 25 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
The Role of Municipalities in Sharing Cities – Introduction (Yuliya Voytenko)3m
The Role of Municipalities in Sharing Cities – Regulating (Yuliya Voytenko)2m
Sharing Cities (Harmen van Sprang)11m
Sharing is the new owning – part 15m
4 readings
Welcome to the course - start here!10m
Course readings10m
Course grading10m
Readings for this week10m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz
Week
2

Week 2

9 hours to complete

Week 2 – Sharing Cities: Leading and Visioning

9 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 20 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Test-bed Stockholm (Örjan Svane)6m
Sharing Practices - The Smart Map5m
Sharing is the new owning – part 25m
2 readings
Readings for this week10m
Course assignment - instructions10m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Week 3 – Sharing Cities: Providing and Evaluating

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 21 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
Test-bed Umeå (Siahrei Manzhynski)6m
Sharing Practices – The Toy Library4m
Sharing is the new owning – part 36m
1 reading
Readings for this week10m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Week 4 – Sharing Cities: Enabling and Engaging

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 19 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
Test-bed Gothenburg (Tove Lund)5m
Sharing Practices – Meet the Locals5m
Sharing is the new owning – part 45m
1 reading
Readings for this week10m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz

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