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Simple coding free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Digital & Computing

Simple coding

Have you ever wanted to try out simple coding? Want to understand the basics of what it entails? This course introduces you to the skills, concepts and jargon of coding.

Free course
2 hrs
Digital communications free course icon level 3: advanced icon

Digital & Computing

Digital communications

Optical-fibre communications became commercially viable in the 1970s and innovation continues today. This free course, Digital communications, will illustrate how very high data rates can be transmitted over long distances through optical fibres. You will learn how these fibres are linked, examine the technology used and assess the future ...

Free course
20 hrs
Data and processes in computing free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Digital & Computing

Data and processes in computing

This free course, Data and processes in computing, will help you to understand the forms of data that are handled by software and look at the various processes that can be applied to the data. These ideas are demonstrated through the use of a supermarket till and illustrate how simple data sets can be manipulated.

Free course
14 hrs
How to manage the digital-related stress of technology article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

How to manage the digital-related stress of technology

How can we avoid the stress and anxiety associated with the digital age? Dr Gini Harrison and Dr Mathijs Lucassen give us five tips...

Article
10 mins
Cyber Security activity icon

Digital & Computing

Cyber Security

What is cyber security? What do we need to know to keep us safe?

Activity
1 hr
Software and the law free course icon level 3: advanced icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Software and the law

In this free course, Software and the law, you'll look at the laws relevant to software and its use, taking a global perspective. A major part of this course is devoted to intellectual-property law, the issue of who owns software and digital content and how that ownership can be protected using instruments like copyright and patents. We also...

Free course
8 hrs
Are selfies a terrible thing? video icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Are selfies a terrible thing?

Is the rise of the selfie a sign of a culture collapsing into narcissism - or is there something positive in the trend of arm's length self portraiture?

Video
5 mins
Gender, IT and economic growth article icon

Society, Politics & Law

Gender, IT and economic growth

Does gender matter to the world's fastest growing economies? Parvati Raghuram explores how the labour driving many Rising Powers is gendered.

Article
10 mins
What are your views about technologies to support and assess writing skills? article icon

Education & Development

What are your views about technologies to support and assess writing skills?

We are inviting all students and professionals to present their views about technology-supported approaches to assessment in a two-step study.

Article
5 mins
An introduction to interaction design free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Science, Maths & Technology

An introduction to interaction design

From apps, phones and business systems to wearables, the Web and the Internet of Things, interactive products have become part of everyday life. But how can interactions be designed to best meet their purpose and offer good user experience? This free course, An introduction to interaction design, explores this topic. You will learn: what ...

Free course
10 hrs
Someone’s attacking our connection to the internet - part one article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Someone’s attacking our connection to the internet - part one

The innocent blinking lights on your router in the corner might not be so innocent after all...

Article
5 mins
How you can be more secure than the President article icon

Digital & Computing

How you can be more secure than the President

To keep your digital world protected, you don't need to build a border wall - just follow some good security housekeeping advice

Article
5 mins