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  • Chinese Cultural Competency: Engaging in successful business
    1LEVEL
    Communications and media 

    Chinese Cultural Competency: Engaging in successful business

    This pilot short course introduces you to key components of Chinese culture and provides you with valuable insight to establish and maintain successful business relationships with the Chinese.

  • #defyhatenow 01. Identify & Report Hate Speech Online
    1LEVEL
    Communications and media 

    #defyhatenow 01. Identify & Report Hate Speech Online

    The #defyhatenow Social Media Hate Speech Mitigation course on How to Identify & Report Hate Speech Online is aimed at people who want to have a positive impact on their communities through developing social media skills to become a positive influencer. The #defyhatenow course series supports those working as individuals or in collaboration with youth, civil society, peace-builder and media organizations, international agencies, churches and schools. The course offers practical hands-on information to understand, identify, counter and report hate speech and dangerous speech online.The Field Guide focuses on the following areas to build awareness & skills through the responsible use of social media: Identify & Report Hate Speech Online (Current Course)Social Media Fact Checking StrategiesResponsible Use of Social Media and Positive CampaignsHow to Counter Dangerous SpeechGender Equality: Safety of Women & Girls and mitigation of gender-based violence

  • Developing yourself
    0LEVEL
    Communications and media 

    Developing yourself

    This unit is aimed at helping people new to studying. It covers some key skills and draws on other OpenLearn resources by linking to the appropriate elements. It's meant as a place to "dip in" and find the skills needed and has been created as part of a collaboration between Plymouth Services for Children and Young People, Marjon (University College Plymouth St Mark & St John) and The Open University in the South West

  • Essential skills to succeed in the multicultural workplace
    0LEVEL
    Other languages 

    Essential skills to succeed in the multicultural workplace

    Essential skills to succeed in the multicultural workplace

  • How Global are you?
    0LEVEL
    Communications and media 

    How Global are you?

    How global are you? This MOOC enables participants to understand intercultural competence in the workplace. Participants will audit their intercultural skills and personal qualities, and plan how to develop them further.

  • How to make an open online course
    0LEVEL
    Education 

    How to make an open online course

    A short guide to how to create a good open online course.

  • 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.

  • Market Research Methods
    0LEVEL
    Communications and media 

    Market Research Methods

    Conducting market research can involve employing both quantitative and qualitative research models. This unit gives an overview of both and how they can be used effectively to investigate your customer service levels.

  • Multimedia Advocacy: Making plans with people with learning disabilities
    0LEVEL
    Education 

    Multimedia Advocacy: Making plans with people with learning disabilities

    Introducing Multimedia Advocacy support for people with learning disabilities. You are provided with a background to the approach and software to develop multimedia materials. Three case studies are presented. These look at the use of multimedia advocacy in: • Education, Health and Care Plans • Telling personal histories • Everyday classroom practice

  • 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.

  • Sharing ideas: developing wikis
    0LEVEL
    Communications and media 

    Sharing ideas: developing wikis

    This space contains only the 'Library copy' of materials for the Course. The materials have been created or endorsed by the Vital Core Team and/or by the community. When you sign up for a Vital Course, you will have more than the materials … you will join a cohort of fellow students with online support from a Vital Facilitator over a period of time. On many of our courses, there is also a two-hour face-to-face session to get everyone started.

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