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Beginner Level

No prior background knowledge is required.

Approx. 9 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Develop a deeper understanding of human suffering

  • Identify different types and sources of affliction

  • Assess trends in human anguish

  • Critically evaluate how suffering is framed by social media

Flexible deadlines
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Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Beginner Level

No prior background knowledge is required.

Approx. 9 hours to complete
English

Offered by

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University of Colorado Boulder

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

What is suffering and should we study it?

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 25 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

What are the different forms and causes of suffering?

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 19 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

How much suffering is in the world today?

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 12 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Has the meaning and portrayal of suffering changed over time?

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 24 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz

About the Caring for Others Specialization

Caring for Others

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