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    Different types of business

    A small grocery store run by one person and perhaps their family must pose quite different challenges from a multinational corporation with operations in many different countries This free course introduces different types of business depending on industry sector size and type of ownership and discusses some of the ways in which businesses differ from each other

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    3 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Jun 2018

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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...
  • Exploring the psychological aspects of sport injury

    By Dr Caroline Heaney

    Have you ever experienced a sport injury Have you ever thought there could be a psychological dimension to sport injuries as well as a physical one Sport injury is relatively common among sport and exercise participants and while the physical impact of injury is often easy to recognise the psychological impact is less obvious In this free course Exploring the psychological aspects of sport injury you will examine the relationship between injury and psychological factors You will look at the link between injury and psychology at two distinct points before an injury has occurred and then following an injury First you will consider the psychological factors that may increase the likelihood of sustaining a sport injury preinjury and then you will consider psychological reactions to the incidence of a sport injury postinjury The course will also allow you to examine how sport and exercise psychology can be used both to help minimise the risk of injury and to help people cope better with sport injury rehabilitation The video below featuring OU student and Olympic Gold Medallist Helen RichardsonWalsh explains more

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    24 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    16 Mar 2020

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    Exploring the psychological aspects of sport injury
    Intermediate level Duration 24 hours Updated 16 Mar 2020
    Have you ever experienced a sport injury? Have you ever thought there could be a...
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    Motivation and factors affecting motivation

    This free course explores the term motivation and factors affecting motivation This includes looking at the most influential theories of motivation that contribute to understanding the causes of motivation The motivation of sports people and people working in sport and fitness environments are used to help understand the theories presented

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Feb 2016

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    This free course explores the term 'motivation' and factors affecting motivation....
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    Challenging ideas in mental health

    Take a new and different look at mental health This free course Challenging ideas in mental health invites you to think differently about lifes dilemmas by taking account of the views of all concerned especially people experiencing mental distress It explores ideas and practice in mental health and will appeal to a wide range of people

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    18 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    10 May 2017

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    Take a new and different look at mental health. This free course, Challenging...
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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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    25 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    17 Mar 2016

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    Advanced level Duration 25 hours Updated 17 Mar 2016
    Encryption of files and firewalls are just some of the security measures that can...
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    Young people’s wellbeing

    What do we mean by wellbeing for young people How is it shaped by social differences and inequalities and how can we improve young peoples mental and physical health This free course Young peoples wellbeing will examine the range of factors affecting young peoples wellbeing such as obesity binge drinking depression and behavioural problems

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    16 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    13 Jun 2019

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    What do we mean by 'wellbeing' for young people? How is it shaped by social...
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    Mathematics for science and technology

    Maths is intimately entwined with science and technology whether it is used to analyse data collected on plants in the Amazon rainforest to calculate the trajectory of a comet or design a bridge to connect two countries This means that science and technology go handinhand with maths and that a firm grasp of maths is crucial for studying any science and technology discipline This free course Maths for science and technology will help you build a stronger grip with the maths helping hand Youll learn about how the power of algebra the sense of scientific notation the beauty of basic trigonometry and why 70 db decibels is 10 times more powerful than 60 db As well as this you will delve into scientific measurement including the importance of units and the flexibility and practically of the SI the internationally recognised system of units based on multiples of ten

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Jan 2020

  • Mathematics for science and technology

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 20 Jan 2020
    Maths is intimately entwined with science and technology, whether it is used to...
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    Business communication: writing a SWOT analysis

    This free course Business communication writing a SWOT analysis is designed to develop your writing skills for business You will be taken step by step through the process of writing a SWOT analysis with clear advice on selecting key information from a case study text making concise notes choosing an appropriate structure and using language effectively You will learn how to write a formal report including recommendations based on a case study analysis of the British company Brompton Bicycle

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    Free course

    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Jun 2018

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    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 07 Jun 2018
    This free course, Business communication: writing a SWOT analysis, is designed to...
  • Internet of everything

    The internet of everything IoE is the networked connection of people process data and things As more people data and things come online we develop processes to harness the vast amounts of information being generated by all these connected people and things The goal of this free course is to introduce you to fundamental concepts and technologies that enable the IoE and the internet of things

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    15 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Nov 2019

  • Internet of everything

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    Internet of everything
    Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 13 Nov 2019
    The internet of everything (IoE) is the networked connection of people, process,...
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    Working in the voluntary sector

    This free online course Working in the voluntary sector will introduce you to some of the main activities carried out by volunteers and staff will give you some background on how different organisations work and will provide you with knowledge and skills you can apply to your own work or volunteering as well as to your every day life

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    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Jan 2020

  • Working in the voluntary sector

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 09 Jan 2020
    This free online course, Working in the voluntary sector, will introduce you to...
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    Accessibility of eLearning

    It is part of a teaching professionals 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 techniques used by disabled students the adjustments to teaching methods that might be reasonable design decisions which affect the accessibility of eLearning tools and strategies for evaluation

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    Free course

    15 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    12 Oct 2018

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    It is part of a teaching professional's skills to understand the needs of a...
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    Creative writing and critical reading

    This free course Creative writing and critical reading explores the importance of reading as part of a creative writers development at the postgraduate level You will gain inspiration and ideas from examining other writers methods as well as enhancing your critical reading skills Examples will cover the genres of fiction creative nonfiction poetry and scriptwriting

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    Free course

    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    05 Sep 2019

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    Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 05 Sep 2019
    This free course, Creative writing and critical reading, explores the importance...
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    Histology, microscopy, anatomy and disease

    This free course Histology microscopy anatomy and disease will help you understand the basic principles of light microscopy before introducing you to histology concentrating on the structure function and relationship of normal human tissues

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    Free course

    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, Histology, microscopy, anatomy and disease, will help you...
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    Art and life in ancient Egypt

    Around 1350 BC the Egyptian grain accountant Nebamun commissioned the walls of his tombchapel to be painted with scenes depicting his afterlife and the world in which he lived Nebamun worked in the temple of Amun at Karnak during the reign of Amenhotep III c 13901352 BC Amenhotep was one of the most important kings of the 18th Dynasty one of the high points of Egyptian wealth but his reign preceded a period of dramatic upheaval in Egyptian society In 1820 eleven pieces were removed from the walls of the tombchapel location now unknown and were acquired by the British Museum where they are now iconic masterpieces of the collection This free course explores the history and meaning of these paintings

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    30 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Feb 2020

  • Art and life in ancient Egypt

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    Introductory level Duration 30 hours Updated 04 Feb 2020
    Around 1350 BC, the Egyptian grain accountant Nebamun commissioned the walls of...
  • Moons of our Solar System

    In this free course Moons of our Solar System explore the many moons of our Solar System Find out what makes them special Should we send humans to our Moon again

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Dec 2019

  • Moons of our Solar System

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    Moons of our Solar System
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 04 Dec 2019
    In this free course, Moons of our Solar System, explore the many moons of our...
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    Introducing philosophy

    Ever wondered what it would be like to study philosophy This free course Introducing philosophy will introduce you to the teaching methods employed and the types of activities and assignments you would be asked to undertake should you wish to study philosophy and the human situation

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Jul 2019

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    Ever wondered what it would be like to study philosophy? This free course,...
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    Facilitating group discussions

    Gain an insight into facilitating meetings and discussions in the workplace In this free course Facilitating group discussions you will look at some of the behaviours effective facilitators exhibit Informative and engaging videos will introduce you to examples of facilitation in practice

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    Free course

    2 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 May 2019

  • Facilitating group discussions

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    Introductory level Duration 2 hours Updated 08 May 2019
    Gain an insight into facilitating meetings and discussions in the workplace. In...
  • Energy in buildings

    Themes covered in this free course Energy in buildings include reducing heating demand in buildings heating systems and fuel emissions and reducing electricity use by appliances The course looks at the importance of energy in buildings in the UK investigate heat loss and how to prevent it ways of increasing building efficiency decreasing CO2 emissions of different fuels and the use of efficient appliances

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    Free course

    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    14 Nov 2018

  • Energy in buildings

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    Energy in buildings
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 14 Nov 2018
    Themes covered in this free course, Energy in buildings, include reducing heating...
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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

  • Marketing in the 21st Century

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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...
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    Understanding early years environments and children’s spaces

    This free course Understanding early years environments and childrens spaces considers some of the different environments children encounter in their early years It encourages you to develop your reflection of childrens environments and provides opportunities for you to investigate and evaluate young childrens experiences and your role in supporting them

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    Free course

    6 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    16 Feb 2016

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    This free course, Understanding early years environments and children's spaces,...
  • Introduction to operations management

    This free course Introduction to operations management will introduce you to the role of operations management in organisations and gives you the opportunity to understand what an operations manager does It looks at how the role might influence the short and longterm success of the organisation It is important to develop a clear understanding of the impact of good and bad operations management practice on the performance of an organisation as a whole

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    Free course

    6 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    04 Dec 2019

  • Introduction to operations management

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    Introduction to operations management
    Intermediate level Duration 6 hours Updated 04 Dec 2019
    This free course, Introduction to operations management, will introduce you to the...
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    Parents as partners

    In this free course we look at the notion of parents as partners We identify a cluster of reasons why partnership is considered important for children parents and practitioners and give examples of ways in which it can be interpreted in practice We also outline a conceptual framework to accommodate the possible range of parental involvement and partnership practice

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    Free course

    16 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Apr 2016

  • Parents as partners

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    In this free course we look at the notion of parents as partners. We identify a...
  • Managing my money

    This free course Managing my money allows you to gain the skills to manage your personal finances managing budgets debts investments property purchase pensions and insurance

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Feb 2020

  • Managing my money

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    Managing my money
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 12 Feb 2020
    This free course, Managing my money, allows you to gain the skills to manage your...
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    Introducing social work: a starter kit

    This free course Introducing social work a starter kitprovides a glimpse into some of the things that social workers do and looks at why and how social work is done The course is designed for people who might be interested in and curious about social work practice It will also be a useful initial resource for those who may be thinking about entering the social work profession at some point in the future

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    Free course

    12 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    15 Apr 2020

  • Introducing social work: a starter kit

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    Advanced level Duration 12 hours Updated 15 Apr 2020
    This free course, Introducing social work: a starter kit, provides a glimpse...
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