Amidst COVID-19 and lock-down, Harvard University is now offering a range of courses for the students to ensure that effective learning goes on despite these unfortunate times. These courses are offered free of cost and can be accessed by students from all over the world. (There is a cost associated with obtaining the certificate, but that is optional, meaning, one can take the course free of cost and decide later if they want to pay and obtain a certificate as well)
FUCHSIA will be sponsoring five people!
FUCHSIA is launching an initiative to offer 5 students the chance to get certified for an online course at Harvard University. We will bear the certification expenses. The student may select any one course up to $120.
All you need to do is tell us why should you be selected for HARVARD Certification
Please sign-up here to avail this amazing opportunity. Kindly fill in your details properly. The deadline is July 25, 2020.
Without having to worry about payment, now is the best chance for you to enroll in a course according to your interests! Besides adding to your skills, these courses will also help improve and develop your resume and portfolio.
From the Humanities to Science to Literature to Arts and Business, the program offers you a range of sixty-seven online free courses. We have selected a list of top 5 courses that we think will add to your skill-set and learning while you practice social distancing. However, you can choose any that you like from the courses list on their website.
1. Women Making History (6 weeks)
This course provides an insight on women’s movement and struggles in history; how they pushed boundaries and challenged contemporary notions of what women could and should do.
2. Rhetoric: The Art of Persuasive Writing & Public Speaking (8 weeks)
If you are someone who is looking forward to improving your writing and public speaking skills, then this online course is a must for you. It will teach you the art of persuasive writing, an editorial and a short speech. Not only will it help you understand a variety of rhetorical devices, but it will enable you to analyze literature and speeches that make writing pieces engaging and thought-provoking.
3. Religion, Conflict and Peace (8 weeks)
With so much discussion on religion world-wide, this course will help you nourish your understanding on sensitive yet crucial topics like religion and peace. It will discuss the role that religion may play in fostering violence and as a well in promoting peace around the world.
4. CS50’s Introduction to Game Development (12 weeks)
If you are looking to learn the science and technicalities behind interesting games like Flappy Bird and Super Mario, then this course on Game Development will definitely give you a hands-on practice. It will teach you basics about 2D and 3D interactive game development that includes graphics, sound, animation and much more.
5: Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice: Shylock (3 weeks)
This short course in Literature will help you identify historical contexts that illuminate Shakespeare’s artistic choices. You will explore the implications of different theatrical and performance interpretations.
Hiba Shoaib is a student of social development and policy at Habib University. She is currently working as an Undergraduate Research Fellow at Center for Transdisciplinary Design and Innovation Lab. As an aspiring policy-practitioner, she aims to address socio-economic concerns. She uses her research and critical-writing skills to empower people and advocate for social justice.