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Energy 101


Provider
edX

Price
Free

School
University of Texas at Austin

Type
University

Instructors
Unknown, Dr. Michael E. Webber

Categories
Physical Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Science, Physical Sciences

Duration
11 weeks

Format
Mixed

Language
English

Description
This multidisciplinary course will give students an overview of energy technologies, fuels, environmental impacts and public policies. Topics will be interdisciplinary and will include an introduction to quantitative concepts in energy, including the differences among fuels and energy technologies, energy policy levers, and the societal aspects of energy, such as culture, economics, war, and international affairs. This course will cover brief snippets of energy history, use real-world examples, and look forward into the future. The course will have interactive learning modules and lecture-oriented around current events related to energy.