Certificate of Achievement

Riaz Hussain

has completed the following course:

UFOs: Scanning the Skies Teach-Out

University of Michigan

In this Teach-Out, learners heard from multidisciplinary experts about the history of UFOs, possible explanations for unidentified aerial phenomena, video and report analysis, and the position of UFOs within the larger conversation of science and culture.

2 weeks, 2 hours per week

Lauren Budde

Director of Open Learning Initiatives | Center for Academic Innovation

University of Michigan


Learning outcomes

  • Explain the history and cultural phenomena of unidentified flying objects (UFOs)
  • Describe a range of possible explanations of UFO sightings
  • Apply basic techniques used to analyze videos of UFOs
  • Reflect on the connection between UFOs and science and society
  • Summarise UFO reports and describe the study of UFOs


  • History of unidentified flying objects (UFOs)
  • Possible explanations for UFO sightings
  • Analysis of UFO videos
  • UFO reports and ufology
  • Research into extraterrestrial life
  • Relation of UFOs to science and society

Issued on 11th February 2022

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Free online course:

UFOs: Scanning the Skies Teach-Out

University of Michigan