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    Communication and working relationships in sport and fitness

    This free course Communication and working relationships in sport and fitness explores the personal skills that underpin so much work in sport and gyms We often hear employers refer to the importance of these interpersonal relationships or soft skills in sport and fitness and in this unique course youll build valuable insights into understanding workplace communication motivation and selfawareness and how this can increase your effectiveness and enhance how you work with others All this is made possible by some unique film footage of coaches trainers and instructors at work combined with engaging learning activities that accompany these case studies to benefit both your career and those you work with

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    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Aug 2019

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 22 Aug 2019
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  • Basic science: understanding numbers

    This free course Basic science understanding numbers explains how you can use numbers to describe the natural world and make sense of everything from atoms to oceans

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Nov 2018

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    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 02 Nov 2018
    This free course, Basic science: understanding numbers, explains how you can use...
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    Approaching poetry

    Do you want to get more out of your reading of poetry This free course Approaching poetry is designed to develop the analytical skills you need for a more indepth study of literary texts You will learn about rhythm alliteration rhyme poetic inversion voice and line lengths and endings You will examine poems that do not rhyme and learn how to compare and contrast poetry

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    Free course

    20 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    18 Oct 2018

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    Exploring sport coaching and psychology

    By Ben Oakley

    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 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Aug 2019

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    This free course, Exploring sport coaching and psychology, investigates how...
  • Emotions and emotional disorders

    In this free course Emotions and emotional disorders you will learn about some of the disorders related to the feelings of stress sadness and anxiety including how these disorders are diagnosed their biological correlates and evidence of their possible causes

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    6 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    23 May 2018

  • Emotions and emotional disorders

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    Emotions and emotional disorders
    Intermediate level Duration 6 hours Updated 23 May 2018
    In this free course, Emotions and emotional disorders, you will learn about some...
  • Translation as a career

    This free course explores translation as a career During the course you will meet professional translators discussing their work and reflect on what they say You will assess your own language level and find out how translators maintain their language skills You will also engage in a short translation activity

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    Free course

    4 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    06 Jun 2019

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    Translation as a career
    Advanced level Duration 4 hours Updated 06 Jun 2019
    This free course explores translation as a career. During the course you will meet...
  • What is politics?

    This free course What is politics introduces you to the world of politics It is dedicated primarily to answering the question of what politics is Although the question might seem rather simple it elicits various often contradictory responses As you will realise in politics as in much of the humanities and social sciences definitive answers are difficult to come by What politics is and equally who does it and where it is done are hotly debated and highly contested This OpenLearn course will introduce you to some of these debates and their implications for the study and practice of politics

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    15 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    03 Oct 2019

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    Intermediate level Duration 15 hours Updated 03 Oct 2019
    This free course, What is politics?, introduces you to the world of politics. It...
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    Managing my investments

    Gain the skills to manage your investments analyse portfolio risk and plan your pension with this free online course

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Dec 2019

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    Gain the skills to manage your investments: analyse portfolio risk and plan your...
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    The science of alcohol

    Alcohol plays a considerable part in the daily lives of humanity and has done for thousands of years This free course The science of alcohol looks at the science behind the processes of brewing distilling and vinification and how many of our beverages are made A historical aspect is also covered showing how the modern production techniques have developed from ancient methods and how scientists ensure that products are safe to drink The course also looks at the biological effects of alcohol and how it affects the human body

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    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Jan 2020

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    Alcohol plays a considerable part in the daily lives of humanity and has done for...
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    Starting with law: An overview of the law

    The law is an interesting and lively subject that touches upon all aspects of everyday life But how are laws in the UK made and who makes them This free course Starting with law An overview of the law will introduce you to the key players in law making in the UK and provide some helpful tips on study techniques

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    Free course

    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Jun 2018

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    The law is an interesting and lively subject that touches upon all aspects of...
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    What happens to you when you read?

    This free courseWhat happens to you when you readexplores our relationship with books and the ways in which engaging with fiction in particular can change readers Research shows that as well as providing us with a form of entertainment the activity of reading can bring benefits to our wellbeing in challenging times People have experienced and explored these benefits throughout history As you work your way through this course you will have the chance to participate in both reading and writing activities and experience for yourself what happens to you when you read

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    Free course

    3 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Jul 2021

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    Gamified Intelligent Cyber Aptitude and Skills Training (GICAST)

    This free course Gamified Intelligent Cyber Aptitude and Skills Training GICAST will help you to understand online security and start to protect your digital life whether at home or work You will learn how to recognise the threats that could harm you online and the steps you can take to reduce the chances that they will happen to you

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    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Oct 2020

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    Network security

    Encryption of files and firewalls are just some of the security measures that can be used in security This free course Network security which assumes you have a substantial knowledge of computing helps to explain the intricacies of the continually changing area of network security by studying the main issues involved in achieving a reasonable degree of resilience against attacks

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    Free course

    25 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    17 Mar 2016

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    Encryption of files and firewalls are just some of the security measures that can...
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    Teaching for good behaviour

    The quality of our teaching inevitably has an impact on the behaviour of our students This free course Teaching for good behaviour considers some of the factors that can contribute to misbehaviour in the classroom and some of the steps that we can take as teachers to reengage students with the learning process The course considers the format of lessons how lessons are delivered how to present lesson content in an interesting and creative way and the development of engaging lessonsPLEASE NOTEActivity 1 discusses the VAK to teaching which was an influential concept at the time of writing However now it has largely been discredited and should be approached with a critical eye

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    10 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    20 May 2019

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    The quality of our teaching inevitably has an impact on the behaviour of our...
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    Marketing in the 21st Century

    This free course Marketing in the 21st century offers a managerial perspective on how to deliver more effective marketing in an organisation regardless of whether it is based in the private public or nonprofit sector This is achieved through a variety of learning techniques including case studies videos activities and group discussions Supporting this learning students are encouraged to become critical thinkers about both how they undertake their own decisions as well as how marketing influences our society

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    6 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    17 Jul 2019

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    Advanced level Duration 6 hours Updated 17 Jul 2019
    This free course, Marketing in the 21st century, offers a managerial perspective...
  • Working in diverse teams

    This free badged course Working in diverse teams will help you consider your experience of working in teams and the different roles you play in them It will increase your confidence in marketing this key skill to employers as well improve your ability to perform well in teams you are currently part of

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    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Feb 2020

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 05 Feb 2020
    This free badged course, Working in diverse teams, will help you consider your...
  • Health and wellbeing in the ancient world

    This free course Health and wellbeing in the ancient world investigates the health of people in ancient Greece and Rome using both literary and archaeological evidence to uncover details of real life in ancient societies

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    18 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Apr 2020

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    Health and wellbeing in the ancient world
    Introductory level Duration 18 hours Updated 01 Apr 2020
    This free course, Health and wellbeing in the ancient world, investigates the...
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    Active, healthy lifestyles

    In this free course Active healthy lifestyles which is aimed at teachers of Physical Education we begin by looking at some of the common misconceptions relating to fitness and activity levels together with accepted definitions of these concepts We consider how active young people should actually be and discuss how PE teachers can ensure they are making an effective contribution to this area of public healthPlease note this course contains some Flash content that no longer works We are currently working to update these instances

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    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Mar 2016

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    In this free course, Active, healthy lifestyles, which is aimed at teachers of...
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    You and your money

    An important aspect of personal finance is the way in which individuals and households manage their debt how much it costs and the different types of credit they can or cannot access This free course You and your money explores these issues with respect to the wider changing social and economic context

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 May 2020

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    An important aspect of personal finance is the way in which individuals and...
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    Critical criminology and the social sciences

    This free course Critical criminology and the social sciences will provide you with an insight into some of the main disciplines within the social sciences focusing in particular on critical criminology It will begin by outlining some of the defining characteristics of the social science disciplines of psychology law sociology and critical criminology Using the global financial crisis of 20078 as a case study the course will then provide you with an insight into how academics working in some of these different disciplinary backgrounds make sense of a similar topic in different ways The course will conclude by considering the place of critical criminology within the social sciences

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    6 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    03 Apr 2020

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    Intermediate level Duration 6 hours Updated 03 Apr 2020
    This free course, Critical criminology and the social sciences, will provide you...
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    Electronic applications

    Electronics is fundamental to modern life Take for example this free course Electronic applications An interactive website with videos and interactive software will show how electronic systems pervade everything we do review some basic ideas of signal processing control and communications and allow you to use a digital filter to remove Gaussian noise from a signal Transcript

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    10 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    15 Jul 2020

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    Electronics is fundamental to modern life. Take for example this free course,...
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    Galaxies, stars and planets

    This free courseGalaxies stars and planets is a general introduction including scale of the universe from the very large to the very small orbits and gravity the Solar System the Sun and other stars galaxies and the composition of astronomical objects

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Dec 2018

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    Plate Tectonics

    Plate tectonics is an earth sciences topic that attracts a good deal of interest given that it a topic very often featured in popular science programmes on TV and radio It is a subject that has strong visual appeal In this 15hour free course the coverage is selfcontained up to date and is written in a way that will be accessible to those with interest and motivation all the more so for those who have some preexisting scientific understanding

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    15 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    16 Mar 2016

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    Plate tectonics is an earth sciences topic that attracts a good deal of interest,...
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    Exploring children's learning

    How does a childs mind and behaviour change as they develop over time In this free course Exploring childrens learning four theories of child development are explored Each theory views child development from a different perspective and all have underpinned psychological research for many years and continue to do so today By the end of this course you will have a good understanding of each of the theories and will probably have begun to challenge your own assumptions about how your own children or children you know have developed over time

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    20 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    17 Feb 2016

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    How does a child's mind and behaviour change as they develop over time? In this...
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    Beginners’ French: A trip to Avignon

    This free course Beginners French A trip to Avignon helps you to acquire the basic language to find your way around a French town You will learn how to understand and give directions ask about accommodation book a hotel room at the tourist information office and get information about what to see and do in the local area You will visit some museums in Avignon and buy a film for your camera The course also deals with telling the time and making liaisons in speech By the end of the course you will feel more confident understanding and giving information about towns seeking clarification and dealing with numbers You will also have developed your oral fluency and your reading skills

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    Free course

    15 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Sep 2018

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    This free course, Beginners’ French: A trip to Avignon, helps you to acquire the...
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