SUNRAISER Platform

E-Learning Courses (joint courses are grouped according to coordinating and course hosting partners)

Consortium-wide:

  1. Monitoring and early warnings in mountain social-ecological systems - e-learning, syllabus, evaluation

 

Siberian Federal University (an overview of developed courses):

  1. Biogeochemistry of permafrost landscapes, MSc, 3 ECTS - syllabus, course presentation, course review by an EU partner, e-learning

  2. Environmental Biomonitoring (Mountain module), MSc, 3 ECTS - syllabus, guidelines for studies, e-learning

  3. Soil Ecology (Mountain and Arctic modules), BSc, 3 ECTS - syllabus, course presentation, working curriculum (in Russian), course review by an EU partner, e-learning 

  4. Plant Ecology  (Mountain and Arctic modules), BSc, 3 ECTS - syllabus, course presentation, working curriculum (in Russian), course review by an EU partner, e-learning

  5. Sustainable Development (Mountain and Arctic modules), BSc, 3 ECTS - syllabus, course presentation, working curriculum (in Russian), course review (in Russian), course review by an EU partner, e-learning

  6. Natural-resource potential of regions (Mountain and Arctic modules), BSc, 3 ECTS - syllabus, course presentation, working curriculum (in Russian), course review (in Russian), course review by an EU partner, e-learning

 

Russian State Hydrometeorological University (an overview of developed courses):

  1. Environmental safety of mineral resources exploration on the Arctic shelf, MSc, 3 ECTS - syllabus, e-learning, working curriculum (in Russian), course review (in Russian)

  2. The impact of climate and its changes on the state of ecosystems and human activity in the polar and mountainous regions, MSc, 3 ECTS - syllabus, e-learning, course review (in Russian), working curriculum (in Russian)

  3. Synoptic meteorology of the Arctic region, BSc, 3 ECTS - syllabus, e-learning, working curriculum (in Russian), course review (in Russian)

 

Gorno-Altaisk State University (an overview of developed courses):

  1. Environmental design and expertise, BSc, 3 ECTS - syllabus, course overview presentation, working curriculum (in Russian), course review by stakeholders (in Russian), course review by an EU partner, internal quality assurance summary (2019)internal quality assurance summary (2020), study guide (textbook), textbook review by stakeholders (in Russian), e-learning

  2. Waste management, MSc, 3 ECTS - syllabuscourse overview presentation, working curriculum (in Russian), course review (in Russian), course review by an EU partner, internal quality assurance summary (2019), course review by stakeholders (in Russian), e-learning

  3. Sustainable development of mountain territories, MSc, 3 ECTS - syllabuscourse overview presentation, working curriculum in Russian (05.04.02, 05.04.06), course review (in Russian), course review by stakeholders (in Russian), course review by an EU partner, internal quality assurance summary (2019), internal quality assurance summary (2020), textbook, textbook review, e-learning

  4. A Special Course in a Foreign Language (based on the MOOC “Sustainable Development of Mountain Territories in the Context of the Concept of Ecosystem Services”), BSc, 2 ECTS - syllabus, course overview presentation, working curriculum in Russian, textbook, textbook external course review (in Russian), course review by stakeholders (in Russian), course review by an EU partner, internal quality assurance summary (2020)

 

Kumaun University (an overview of developed courses, accreditation, QA reviews by stakeholders (collated) - AAROHI, CHEA, NCGG, UTTARAPATH*):

  1. Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in Himalaya, MA/MSc, 4 ECTS - syllabus, course review by a stakeholder, lectures' plan, course review by an EU partner, internal student quality assurance (October 2020), internal faculty staff quality assurance (October 2020), e-learning

  2. Integrated Mountain Development with Special Reference to Indian Himalaya, MA/MSc, 4 ECTS - syllabus, course review by a stakeholder, lecture notes, course review by an EU partner, internal student quality assurance (October 2020), internal faculty staff quality assurance (October 2020), e-learning

  3. Integrated Watershed Management, MA/MSc, 4 ECTS - syllabus, course review by a stakeholder, lecture notes, course review by an EU partner, internal student quality assurance (October 2020), internal faculty staff quality assurance (October 2020), e-learning

  4. Natural Resource Management, MA/MSc, 4 ECTS - syllabus, course review by a stakeholder, lectures' plan, course review by an EU partner, internal student quality assurance (October 2020), internal faculty staff quality assurance (October 2020), e-learning

* some stakeholders had supplied their review in a collated form, while others for individual disciplines

Jawaharlal Nehru University:

New Course 1: Risk, Vulnerability and Resilience: Concepts and Understanding, MA (offered on AY 2019/20 and 2020/21, 1st semester July-December), 4 ECTS - syllabus, lecture material, e-learning, course review by stakeholders, evaluation report by students (AY 2019/20)

New Course 2: Remote Sensing, GIS for Emergency Management, MA (offered on AY 2019/20 and 2020/21, 2nd semester January-June), 4 ECTS - syllabus, lecture materials, e-learning, course review by stakeholders, evaluation report by students (AY 2019/20)

New Course 3: Ecosystem Approach for Disaster Risk Reduction, MA (offered on AY 2019/20, 3rd semester July-December), 4 ECTS  - syllabus, lecture materials, e-learning, course review by stakeholders, evaluation report by students (AY 2019/20)

Revised Course 1: Ecosystem Processes, MPhil (offered on AY 2020/21 1st semester July-December), 2 ECTS - syllabus, lecture materials, e-learning, course review by stakeholders, evaluation report by students (AY 2020/21)

Revised Course 2: Man & Tropical Forest Ecosystem Function, MPhil  (offered on AY 2020/21 2nd semester January-June), 2 ECTS) - syllabus, lecture materials, e-learning, course review by stakeholders, evaluation report by students (AY 2020/21)

New Course 4: Himalayan Ecology, MPhil (offered on AY 2020/21 2nd semester January-June), 2 ECTS - syllabus, lecture materials, e-learning, course review by stakeholders, evaluation report by students (AY 2020/21)

 

Royal University of Bhutan (an overview of developed courses):

  1. Hydrology, BSc, 6 ECTS - syllabus

  2. Environmental Toxicology, BSc, 6 ECTS -  syllabus

  3. Introduction to Environment and Climate Studies, BSc, 6 ECTS - syllabus

  4. Pollution Abatement and Management, BSc, 6 ECTS - syllabus

  5. Environment Impact Assessment, BSc, 6 ECTS - syllabus

  6. Disaster Risk Reduction and Management, BSc, 6 ECTS - syllabus

  7. Natural Resource Management, MSc, 7.5 ECTS - syllabus

 

Paris Lodron University of Salzburg:

  1. Ecological Aspects of Urbanization in Mountain Areas, MSc/PhD, 3 ECTS (optional course) - syllabus, lecture notes, e-learning, teaching materials, course abstract

 

Massive open online courses

  1. SDGs for the Arctic and High Mountains, with implications for policy, management and planning;
  2. Introduction to the Arctic environment and permafrost zones, with an overview of biophysical, social and economic systems, available knowledge and science-policy interfaces;
  3. Sustainable development of mountain areas in the context of the concept of ecosystem services (syllabus, video introduction; course overview presentation; sign up for the course here) - course review by stakeholders (in Russian).