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  • How to learn a language

    By Fernando Rosell-Aguilar, Tita Beaven

    Learn about the concepts and skills required to learn languages successfully This free course How to learn a language introduces the skills and strategies for language learning setting realistic goals when learning languages and keeping motivated practise speaking skills and vocabulary learning strategies It will enable you to evaluate resources and create a virtual immersion environment

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    27 Mar 2020

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 27 Mar 2020
    Learn about the concepts and skills required to learn languages successfully. This...
  • Digital thinking tools for better decision making

    Ever since the very beginning of humanity tools have played a pivotal role in who we are and what we do Tools for recording processing and communicating information have a timehonoured history from the clay tokens used in Mesopotamia to mechanical calculating machines The invention of the digital computer has boosted the scale speed and reach with which thinking tools extend our natural capabilities ThisfreecourseDigital thinking tools for better decision makingstarts by placing thinking tools in their historical context and concludes with an examination of their future During the course youre introduced to a wide variety of digital thinking tools You will apply these tools in many practical activities and case studies solving problems that involve finding and evaluating information performing calculations anddrawing reasoned conclusions

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Apr 2020

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    Digital thinking tools for better decision making
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 27 Apr 2020
    Ever since the very beginning of humanity, tools have played a pivotal role in who...
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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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    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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  • Early years team work and leadership

    This free course Early years team work and leadership explores aspects of teamwork and leadership for early years practitioners

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Apr 2020

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    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 27 Apr 2020
    This free course, Early years team work and leadership, explores aspects of...
  • Childhood in crisis?

    This free course Childhood in crisis explores an idea much repeated in minorityworld media that childhood is in crisis Looking at this idea is a starting point for the study of childhood You will consider the concept of childhood and the ways in which the notion of crisis may shape how children in the West are seen By completing the activities you will be introduced to different ways of understanding this idea and also asked to consider your own feelings in relation to it

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    6 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    26 Oct 2018

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    Intermediate level Duration 6 hours Updated 26 Oct 2018
    This free course, Childhood in crisis?, explores an idea much repeated in minority...
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    Financial accounting and reporting

    This free course Financial accounting and reporting discusses how accountants act as processors and purveyors of information for decision making and the needs of those who use accounting information It also looks at the role performed by accountants and notes the need to be aware of relevant regulatory and conceptual frameworks

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    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    24 Sep 2019

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    Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 24 Sep 2019
    This free course, Financial accounting and reporting, discusses how accountants...
  • Getting started with German 1

    Almost 100 million people speak German as their main language Most of them live in Germany Austria and Switzerland making German one of the most widelyused languages in Europe Although now associated with economic success and advances in science and technology German has a longstanding reputation as the language of poets and thinkers die Sprache der Dichter und Denker The German speaking countries are also a popular tourist destination offering visitors a great variety of landscapes from the sandy beaches in the North to the majestic alps in the South not to forget hills lakes rivers vineyards and the historic and buzzing cities of Berlin Zrich and Vienna In this 2week course you will go on a journey through Germany Austria and Switzerland and introduce you to the language skills you need to start understanding and using German You will start from the basics simple greetings introducing yourself and using numbers Progressing towards being able to join conversations in German and to understand and use the language in a variety of scenarios This OpenLearn course is an extract from the beginning of the Open Centre for Languages and Cultures short courseLXG001 Beginners German 1 fang anAfter completing this free course you may wish to register for the full course to continue your learning

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    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Jan 2021

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    Almost 100 million people speak German as their main language. Most of them live...
  • Basic science: understanding experiments

    This free course Basic science understanding experiments introduces you to sciencebased skills through simple and exciting physics chemistry and biology experiments

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Jan 2020

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    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 20 Jan 2020
    This free course, Basic science: understanding experiments, introduces you to...
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    Fundamentals of accounting

    Learn about the essential numerical and doubleentry skills required for accounting This free course Fundamentals of accounting will explain the fundamental purpose and role of accounting as well as the doubleentry rules that are the foundation of all financial records and reports in any modern business

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Aug 2019

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    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 01 Aug 2019
    Learn about the essential numerical and double-entry skills required for...
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    Forensic science and fingerprints

    This free course Forensic science and fingerprints covers how science can make fingerprints easier to study how they are used in court and some of the questions about the extent to which fingerprint identification is sound and scientific Students will learn the principles used in classifying and matching fingerprints often called marks

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    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Mar 2019

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    This free course, Forensic science and fingerprints, covers how science can make...
  • 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...
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    Managing and managing people

    This free course Managing and managing people will introduce you to the world of management We will be looking at a range of topics including what managers do what skills they require and how you can develop as a manager

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    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    14 Nov 2019

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    This free course, Managing and managing people, will introduce you to the world of...
  • Digital forensics

    Digital evidence features in just about every part of our personal and business lives Legal and business decisions hinge on having timely data about what people have actually done This free course Digital forensics is an introduction to computer forensics and investigation and provides a taster in understanding how to conduct investigations to correctly gather analyse and present digital evidence to both business and legal audiences It also outlines the tools to locate and analyse digital evidence on a variety of devices how to keep up to date with changing technologies and laws and regulations in digital forensics

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    Free course

    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    06 Jun 2019

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    Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 06 Jun 2019
    Digital evidence features in just about every part of our personal and business...
  • An introduction to exoplanets

    This free course An introduction to exoplanets introduces our galaxys population of planets and some of their many surprises It explains the methods used by astronomers to study exoplanets and provides a general introduction to the methods of scientific inquiry The course culminates in discussion of life elsewhere in our Galaxy

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Jan 2020

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 08 Jan 2020
    This free course, An introduction to exoplanets, introduces our galaxy's...
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    In the night sky: Orion

    In this free course In the night sky Orion you will explore the night sky discover how stars formed and find out about exoplanets all through the constellation of Orion

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Feb 2020

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 04 Feb 2020
    In this free course, In the night sky: Orion, you will explore the night sky,...
  • An introduction to geology

    In this free course An introduction to geology you will explore basic geological processes focusing on how where and why different rocks and natural resources form across the Earth

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Feb 2020

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    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 05 Feb 2020
    In this free course, An introduction to geology, you will explore basic geological...
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    Understanding antibiotic resistance

    Antibiotic resistance is a serious threat compromising our ability to treat infections and increasing the risk of routine surgery Resistant infections are increasing due to overuse of antibiotics and this has resulted in the emergence of superbugs bacteria resistant to multiple antibiotics This free course Understanding antibiotic resistance provides the science background underlying antibiotic resistance It will cover the following questions What are antibiotics Why do we need them How do they work What is antibiotic resistance Why is it a problem What can we do about it

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Sep 2019

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 03 Sep 2019
    Antibiotic resistance is a serious threat, compromising our ability to treat...
  • The importance of interpersonal skills

    To succeed in management you need good interpersonal skills you need to understand how to deal with other people This free course The importance of interpersonal skills will help you gain an awareness of your own skills and understand that an awareness of the interpersonal skills of others can help us enormously in dealing with the work tasks we are responsible for

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    3 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 May 2020

  • The importance of interpersonal skills

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    The importance of interpersonal skills
    Introductory level Duration 3 hours Updated 21 May 2020
    To succeed in management you need good interpersonal skills, you need to...
  • Introducing the voluntary sector

    This free course Introducing the voluntary sector will guide you through some of the distinctive features and values of the voluntary sector how organisations are funded and involve volunteers and other stakeholders in their work It will also provide you with knowledge and skills you can apply to your own work or volunteering as well as your everyday life

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Nov 2019

  • Introducing the voluntary sector

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 05 Nov 2019
    This free course, Introducing the voluntary sector, will guide you through some of...
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    Eating to win: activity, diet and weight control

    What should we eat before and after exercise This free course Eating to win activity diet and weight control examines the importance of nutrition in physical activity sport and weight management The role that physical activity has alongside nutrition in controlling body weight will be discussed as will considerations for preexercise and postexercise nutrition and hydration

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    Free course

    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Nov 2017

  • Eating to win: activity, diet and weight control

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    Introductory level Duration 6 hours Updated 30 Nov 2017
    What should we eat before and after exercise? This free course, Eating to win:...
  • Supporting children and young people's wellbeing

    This free course Supporting children and young peoples wellbeinglooks at some of the broader concerns regarding wellbeing and the idea that children and young people today are increasingly reporting feelings of unhappiness By completing the activities you will be introduced to different ways of understanding children and young peoples wellbeing as well as a variety of practices and services that can provide support

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    Free course

    7 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    06 Mar 2020

  • Supporting children and young people's wellbeing

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    Supporting children and young people's wellbeing
    Intermediate level Duration 7 hours Updated 06 Mar 2020
    This free course, Supporting children and young people's wellbeing, looks at...
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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 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    09 Jan 2020

  • Facilitating learning in practice

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    Intermediate level Duration 24 hours Updated 09 Jan 2020
    Are you interested in mentorship or looking to develop your mentorship skills? In...
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    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

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    Free course

    35 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    16 Mar 2016

  • Project management: the start of the project journey

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    This free course, Project management: The start of the project journey, introduces...
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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

  • Managing my investments

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 17 Dec 2019
    Gain the skills to manage your investments: analyse portfolio risk and plan your...
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    Psychological research, obedience and ethics

    In this free course Psychological research obedience and ethics you will learn about the importance of ethics in research that is undertaken by psychologists You will read about the famous study on obedience conducted by Stanley Milgram and watch two psychologists talk about their research with meerkats and chimpanzees

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Apr 2019

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    In this free course, Psychological research, obedience and ethics, you will learn...
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