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    Welcome to the MOOC-UGR on “Sierra Nevada”. If you are reading this, it’s because you are now officially enrolled on the course. In the Study Guide you will find the course outline, which is organised into Modules, each of which contains content of great cultural and social interest, including videos by experts on the subject matter. We advise you to see the Calendar (top right), in which the key dates of the MOOC appear, starting with the official start date for this MOOC: 27 September 2021.

    (Read carefully all the information in this block, it is very important that you have all the doubts resolved before officially starting the course)

    • Module 1: What is Sierra Nevada?

    • Module 2: Historical works and economic exploitation

    • Module 3: The physical and biological environment

    • Module 4: Nature and culture in the landscapes of Sierra Nevada

    • Module 5: Sierra Nevada: A Protected Area

    • Module 6: Enjoying the mountain: Sports in Sierra Nevada

    • Across module 7: Culture and art around Sierra Nevada

      You may opt to take an elective module to complement this MOOC. There is no assessment attached to these modules but there are participatory forums.


      The Modules have Learning Units with: Video and no assesment content


      In order to successfully pass the MOOC Sierra Nevada, you must have completed the evaluation questionnaires corresponding to each of the modules that will be opened progressively each week.

      The Final Questionnaire is an essential requirement to be able to pass it and be able to obtain the Final Badge of the MOOC that will give way to obtaining the Official Certificate (previous payment of the corresponding fees).