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The MMR vaccine: public health, private fears free course icon level 3: advanced icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

The MMR vaccine: public health, private fears

A decade ago, the possibility of a link between the MMR vaccine and autism hit the media. Fear of the vaccine spread rapidly and, despite an almost unanimous consensus that the claim was unfounded, still persists today. In this free course, The MMR vaccine: public health, private fears, we'll examine why this controversy took on such a life of ...

Free course
20 hrs
Imaging in medicine free course icon level 3: advanced icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Imaging in medicine

X-rays, CT scans and MRI scans are all medical imaging techniques of great practical importance that have been encountered by a great many people in their medical histories. This free course, Imaging in medicine, illustrates how these techniques work and their limitations and advantages.

Free course
15 hrs
From sound to meaning: hearing, speech and language free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

From sound to meaning: hearing, speech and language

Human communication is vastly more complex than that of any other species we know about. It is so complex that linguists are only just beginning to identify the processes in the brain that are related to understanding language. This free course, From sound to meaning: hearing, speech and language, looks at how language is understood by taking an...

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12 hrs
Obesity: balanced diets and treatment free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Obesity: balanced diets and treatment

The incidence of obesity is on the increase in affluent societies, and the phenomenon commands increasing attention from health professionals, legislators and the media. This free course, Obesity: balanced diets and treatment, looks at the science behind obesity, examining the dietary, physiological and genetic aspects of the topic.

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15 hrs
Health and safety in the laboratory and field free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Health and safety in the laboratory and field

Health, safety and risk assessment are of paramount importance both in the laboratory and the field. This free course, Health and safety in the laboratory and field, will help make you more aware of the hazards and risks involved wherever you undertake your research, as well as giving you an overview of the legal requirements attached to this ...

Free course
1 hr
Project management: the start of the project journey free course icon level 3: advanced icon

Money & Business

Project management: the start of the project journey

This free course, Project management: The start of the project journey, introduces projects, what they are, how they come about, responses to problems and planning. It explores the role of key players including the project manager, feasibility studies, decision making and project life cycles.

Free course
35 hrs
How teams work free course icon level 3: advanced icon

Money & Business

How teams work

This free course, How teams work, provides an introduction to working in virtual project teams by explaining terms and concepts related to teams and to projects. The complexity of the interaction of people and technology is highlighted.

Free course
10 hrs
Introducing ICT systems free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Digital & Computing

Introducing ICT systems

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) systems now dominate our everyday lives. This free course, Introducing ICT systems, will explain what constitutes such a system and how ICT systems work. You will also look at how ICT systems convey, store and manipulate data, and how they process data. Finally you will learn how these systems ...

Free course
9 hrs
IT: Information free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Science, Maths & Technology

IT: Information

BBC News 24, Sky News, CNN. We live in an era where news has become almost instantaneous. This free course, IT: Information, will look at how news is gathered and the technology that's used for its dissemination. You will also be encouraged to examine how information might be manipulated by questioning its reliability.

Free course
20 hrs
Visualisation: visual representations of data and information free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Visualisation: visual representations of data and information

Modern society is often referred to as 'the information society' - but how can we make sense of all the information we are bombarded with? In this free course, Visualisation: visual representations of data and information, you will learn how to interpret, and in some cases create, visual representations of data and information that help us to ...

Free course
8 hrs
Accessibility of eLearning free course icon level 3: advanced icon

Education & Development

Accessibility of eLearning

It is part of a teaching professional's skills to understand the needs of a diverse population of students. This free course, Accessibility of eLearning, introduces the challenges for disabled students who may use computers in different ways when taking part in eLearning or may need alternative teaching methods. It covers the technology and ...

Free course
15 hrs
Learning, thinking and doing free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Learning, thinking and doing

How do we learn? Understanding how is the key to learning more effectively. This free course, Learning, thinking and doing, looks at the three main categories of theories: the acquisitive, constructivist and experiential models of learning. There is no right way to learn but developing an active approach will ensure that you are open to new ideas.

Free course
16 hrs