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  • Identify network hardware and protocols
    0LEVEL
    Technology/computing 

    Identify network hardware and protocols

    Introduction to the TCP/IP protocol suite, identifying the protocols used to support IP network communication, and briefly discussing their purpose.  Network hardware devices are introduced, and their relationship with TCP/IP protocols is discussed. The www transfer between web browser/server is revisited, introducing the basic concepts of network address translation (NAT) in small home networks. Internet security is further developed, with an emphasis on protecting network devices from external threats.

  • Introduction to Data networks and IP addresses
    0LEVEL
    Technology/computing 

    Introduction to Data networks and IP addresses

    An introduction to the requirement for IP addresses in order to deliver Internet services. Investigate the structure of the IPv4 address, and learn how to assign addresses to devices that are found in a home network. Follow the progress of a www transfer between a web browser and a web server, discovering why DNS helps make the WWW an easier place to visit.

  • Introduction to Dyslexia and Inclusive Practice
    0LEVEL
    Education 

    Introduction to Dyslexia and Inclusive Practice

    An introduction to Dyslexia and inclusive practice for teachers, community educators and anyone with an interest in these issues.

  • Learning with MOOCs for professional development
    0LEVEL
    Education 

    Learning with MOOCs for professional development

    This course helps participants understand how they can use MOOCs for learning, and how they can grow professionally studying a MOOC, whether or not they are already in employment. The course requires 12 hours of study time.

  • Managing My Money
    0LEVEL
    Business and money/finance 

    Managing My Money

    Course description Money can be a daunting subject but a few simple tips and techniques could help you make more of it. Do you want to take your family on holiday, have a debt-free Christmas, or simply stop worrying about money? Whatever your financial goal managing your money better can help you achieve it, and this guide will give you the skills to do that. With video material, practical tips and easy-to-understand information, this short guide will lead you step-by-step through smart-but-easy budgeting, saving small amounts towards your financial goals, and how to avoid the common debt pitfalls many of us fall into. It focuses on small, manageable changes that can have a big impact, concluding with 7 things you can do to improve your finances in under 15 minutes. There is also a short quiz to receive a digital badge or statement of participation if you wish.  Requirements The course is intended for everybody and does not require any previous experience or knowledge.

  • Navigating and searching the web
    0LEVEL
    Technology/computing 

    Navigating and searching the web

    An introduction to the operation of the WWW, and how to improve your web searches to find the exact information you require.

  • Pesquisa e Inovação Responsáveis na Educação Superior
    0LEVEL
    Education 

    Pesquisa e Inovação Responsáveis na Educação Superior

    Este curso é direcionado para educadores interessados em abordagens pedagógicas centradas na colaboração de aprendizes (coaprender) interessados na investigação coletiva (coinvestigar). O conteúdo, atividades e avaliação neste curso são decorrentes de vários projetos Europeus focados na coaprendizagem – aprendizagem aberta colaborativa através da coinvestigação - investigação coletiva com uso de tecnologias. Quatro estratégias pedagógicas são discutidas neste curso: Dilema sócio-científico, Discussão de Grupo, Resolução Colaborativa de Problemas e Argumentação coletiva baseada em evidência. Os objetivos deste curso é coaprender e coinvestigar sobre como : Usar dilemas para que os estudantes se envolvam, discutam e argumentem sobre questões sócio-científicas Facilitar discussões de grupo eficazes para que os estudantes usem conhecimentos e pratiquem argumentação Preparar os estudantes através da argumentação coletiva para que construam o raciocínio científico Planejar atividades baseadas em solução colaborativa de problemas com diálogo argumentativo aplicados na pesquisa e inovação responsáveis

  • The Internet and the web
    0LEVEL
    Technology/computing 

    The Internet and the web

    The WWW is just one service provided by the Internet! Investigate the other services that are available, identify the various types of different networks that are available for accessing them. Internet safety is discussed, with an emphasis on becoming a responsible digital citizen, aware of acceptable and unacceptable online behavior.

  • The operation of LAN and WAN hardware and protocols
    0LEVEL
    Technology/computing 

    The operation of LAN and WAN hardware and protocols

    Wide Area Networks (WANs) are introduced, and a variety of different WAN technology suitable for providing home Internet connectivity is discussed. The differences in operation of between LANs and WANs is discussed, and the use of TCP/IP in facilitating communication between LANs and WANs is investigated in detail.

  • The purpose of network hardware and protocols
    0LEVEL
    Technology/computing 

    The purpose of network hardware and protocols

    A detailed investigation into the operation of the protocols within the TCP/IP protocol suites, discussing the services they provide for user applications. Network device operation is examined in more detail, with particular attention paid to how they interact with the TCP/IP protocols within the LAN. NAT is revisited in order to investigate its operation in larger networks, where multiple devices require its services.

  • The World Wide Web and Internet safety
    0LEVEL
    Technology/computing 

    The World Wide Web and Internet safety

    The World Wide Web is a fantastic resource, providing answers to any question imaginable.  Learn how search the web for useful information, whilst staying safe from online threats.

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