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Facilitating learning in practice free course icon Level 2 icon Badge icon

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Facilitating learning in practice

Are you interested in mentorship or looking to develop your mentorship skills? In particular, are you involved in nurse mentorship? If so, then this free course, Facilitating learning in practice, is for you. This badged OpenLearn course explores the principles and best practices underpinning mentorship. The authors draw on their experience in nursing to help you develop your knowledge, understanding and skills of mentorship practice that can be applied to many workplace environments.

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24 hrs
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5 reasons why exercising outdoors is great for people who have dementia

Severity of dementia is linked to getting older. In this article Dr Jika Vseteckova tells us of the five ways exercise can benefit people with dementia...

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Can yoga help us achieve sustainable development goals?

Shonil Bhagwat explains the yogic way of understanding how individual actions relate to global challenges.  

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Social care, social work and the law - England and Wales free course icon Level 2 icon

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Social care, social work and the law - England and Wales

This free course is made up of four extracts related to social care, social work and the law in England and Wales. The extracts are stand-alone sections but follow on from each other to make up this course. You will be introduced to five main themes that shape practice in the field of social care and social work. The aim of this course is to enhance your understanding of the relationship between social work practice and the law.

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4 hrs
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Social care, social work and the law - England and Wales

This free course is made up of four extracts related to social care, social work and the law in England and Wales. The extracts are stand-alone sections but follow on from each other to make up this course. You will be introduced to five main themes that shape practice in the field of social care and social work. The aim of this course is to enhance your understanding of the relationship between social work practice and the law.

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Diversity and difference in communication

Interpersonal communication in health and social care services is by its nature diverse. As a consequence, achieving good or effective communication whether between service providers and service users, or among those working in a service means taking account of diversity, rather than assuming that every interaction will be the same. This free course, Diversity and difference in communication, explores the ways in which difference and diversity impact on the nature of communication in health and social care services.

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16 hrs
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Diversity and difference in communication

Interpersonal communication in health and social care services is by its nature diverse. As a consequence, achieving good or effective communication whether between service providers and service users, or among those working in a service means taking account of diversity, rather than assuming that every interaction will be the same. This free course, Diversity and difference in communication, explores the ways in which difference and diversity impact on the nature of communication in health and social care services.

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Diversity and difference in communication

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Exploring sport coaching and psychology

This free course, Exploring sport coaching and psychology, investigates how scientific and management ideas contribute to success while also taking you on a journey through unique sporting case studies and insights that will change how you view and study sport. You will consider how the mind, the body, the environment and training techniques all contribute to optimum fitness.

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24 hrs
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Forensic psychology

In this free course, Forensic psychology, you will discover how psychology can help obtain evidence from eyewitnesses in police investigations and prevent miscarriages of justice.

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24 hrs
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Technology in sport since 1969

Ben Langdown looks at the impact technology has had on the sporting World in the past 50 years. From drug cheats to how we watch sport - it's all covered.

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Thrill seeking and risk taking - what has made extreme sports into a worldwide phenomenon?

Adventure sports have crossed over into the mainstream and Candice Lingam-Willgoss explores the appeal of these exciting activities.

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50 years of sport and fitness

As The Open University celebrates its 50th year, discover how sport and fitness has rapidly developed since 1969. In this series of articles, we look back at the advances made in technology and sports medicine, successes of British sportswomen, world records and changes in various sports and fitness activites.

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