Wesleyan University

How to Change the World

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Michael S. Roth

Instructor: Michael S. Roth


(261 reviews)

Beginner level
No prior experience required
26 hours to complete
3 weeks at 8 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 6 modules in this course

Discussion about what our social good is, how we define it and how it can be sustainably used.

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7 videos1 reading1 peer review

Discussion about poverty and the relationship of poverty to philanthropy and to foreign aid, actions taken to mitigate the effects of poverty, of major theorists and economists working in this area and , also, a new approach to this subject through randomized experimentation.

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7 videos1 reading1 peer review

Discussion about political and economic ramifications of climate change, including how to think big about sustainability

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9 videos1 reading1 peer review

Discussion about health care and poverty, considering major challenges that disease presents around the world and the global role of healthcare

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7 videos1 reading1 peer review

Discussion of gender issues and the upward mobility of women, across business and education.

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8 videos1 reading1 peer review

Reflections on where we have been and where we are going

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2 videos1 peer review


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4.6 (57 ratings)
Michael S. Roth
Wesleyan University
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