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  • How can we stop science, engineering and technology losing talented women?

    By Clem Herman

    There's still a massive gender imbalance in university STEM subjects. What can be done to address this? Clem Herman has some ideas...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Dec 2019

  • How can we stop science, engineering and technology losing talented women?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 02 Dec 2019
    There's still a massive gender imbalance in university STEM subjects. What can be done to address this? Clem Herman has some ideas...
  • Gateway to coding: Python essentials

    Discover programming and possibly gain a professional certification, via an online interactive experience – where you are not required to install software.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Nov 2019

  • Gateway to coding: Python essentials

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Nov 2019
    Discover programming and possibly gain a professional certification, via an online interactive experience – where you are not required to install software.
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    Five ways to... use free software

    By The OpenLearn team

    Is money tight? Save some cash by spending less on your computer: discover five ways to use free software

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Sep 2019

  • Five ways to... use free software

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    Is money tight? Save some cash by spending less on your computer: discover five ways to use free software
  • Timeline: The History of Technology and Silicon Valley

    By Dr Neil Smith, Dr Peter Bloom

    Who created the computer? What was the first video game? When did Apple first make $1bn? When was Facebook founded? Get the answers in our interactive timeline.

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    20 mins

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    30 Aug 2019

  • Timeline: The History of Technology and Silicon Valley

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    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 30 Aug 2019
    Who created the computer? What was the first video game? When did Apple first make $1bn? When was Facebook founded? Get the answers in our...
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    The Jewels of Heuro

    By Dr Michel Wermelinger

    Algorithms make the world go round. Can you master them to capture the fabled Jewels of Heuro and escape the Temple of Algoritmo alive?

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    30 Aug 2019

  • The Jewels of Heuro

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    Algorithms make the world go round. Can you master them to capture the fabled Jewels of Heuro and escape the Temple of Algoritmo alive?
  • In-car technology: are we being sold a false sense of security?

    By Dr Gemma Briggs

    Our new cars come equipped with technology to read out text messages and let us use voice commands to make phone calls. Allocating attention to other tasks, can lead to our driving performance suffering and putting lives at risk.

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Jul 2019

  • In-car technology: are we being sold a false sense of security?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Jul 2019
    Our new cars come equipped with technology to read out text messages and let us use voice commands to make phone calls. Allocating attention to other tasks,...
  • Hands-free phone tech is dangerous - so why do car firms still promote it?

    By Dr Gemma Briggs

    Using a hands free phone while driving is as dangerous as holding a phone - and yet they're marketed as a desirable extra. Dr Gemma Briggs wonders why.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Jul 2019

  • Hands-free phone tech is dangerous - so why do car firms still promote it?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jul 2019
    Using a hands free phone while driving is as dangerous as holding a phone - and yet they're marketed as a desirable extra. Dr Gemma Briggs wonders why.
  • Stress and anxiety in the digital age: The dark side of technology

    By Dr Gini Harrison, Dr Mathijs Lucassen

    What is it about new technology that is making many of us anxious and stressed? Dr Gini Harrison and Dr Mathijs Lucassen explore the top five stressors:

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    01 Mar 2019

  • Stress and anxiety in the digital age: The dark side of technology

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Mar 2019
    What is it about new technology that is making many of us anxious and stressed? Dr Gini Harrison and Dr Mathijs Lucassen explore the top five stressors:
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    Cyber Security

    By The OpenLearn team

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

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Aug 2018

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    What is cyber security? What do we need to know to keep us safe?
  • Are selfies a terrible thing?

    By Rose Capdevila, Dr Lisa Lazard

    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?

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    Updated on:

    18 Jun 2018

  • Are selfies a terrible thing?

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jun 2018
    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?
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    Gender, IT and economic growth

    By Dr Parvati Raghuram

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

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Jun 2018

  • Gender, IT and economic growth

    Gender, IT and economic growth Creative commons image Icon Thaths via Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Jun 2018
    Does gender matter to the world's fastest growing economies? Parvati Raghuram explores how the labour driving many Rising Powers is gendered.
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    What are your views about technologies to support and assess writing skills?

    By Dr. Ale Okada

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

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    05 Jun 2018

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    We are inviting all students and professionals to present their views about technology-supported approaches to assessment in a two-step study.
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    29 May 2018

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

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 May 2018
    The innocent blinking lights on your router in the corner might not be so innocent after all...
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    How you can be more secure than the President

    By Mike Richards

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

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    Updated on:

    23 May 2018

  • How you can be more secure than the President

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 May 2018
    To keep your digital world protected, you don't need to build a border wall - just follow some good security housekeeping advice
  • How to manage the digital-related stress of technology

    By Dr Gini Harrison, Dr Mathijs Lucassen

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

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 May 2018

  • How to manage the digital-related stress of technology

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 23 May 2018
    How can we avoid the stress and anxiety associated with the digital age? Dr Gini Harrison and Dr Mathijs Lucassen give us five tips...
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    11 May 2018

  • Getting started with a Password Manager

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    Overwhelmed by having 12,345 different passwords? Time to get in a manager...
  • Avoid being held to ransom by SamSam

    By Mike Richards

    The city of Atlanta was shut down by a ransomware attack - what should you do to avoid being a victim of similar attacks?

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Apr 2018

  • Avoid being held to ransom by SamSam

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Apr 2018
    The city of Atlanta was shut down by a ransomware attack - what should you do to avoid being a victim of similar attacks?
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    Hacking under your skin?

    By Mike Richards

    A Belgian research team have discovered a way to hack into medical implants.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Apr 2018

  • Hacking under your skin?

    Hacking under your skin? Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Engin_Akyurt
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Apr 2018
    A Belgian research team have discovered a way to hack into medical implants.
  • Digital literacy: an OpenLearn collection

    Improve your digital skills, keep on top of ever-changing technology and prepare yourself to succeed in the digital world with our collection of free resources.

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    Updated on:

    19 Apr 2018

  • Digital literacy: an OpenLearn collection

    Updated 19 Apr 2018
    Improve your digital skills, keep on top of ever-changing technology and prepare yourself to succeed in the digital world with our collection of free...
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    Review: The Digital Academic - Critical Perspectives on Digital Technologies in Higher Education

    By Dr Jessica Frawley

    Eschewing the polarising perspectives that often characterise discussions of digital technologies in academia, The Digital Academic: Critical Perspectives on Digital Technologies in Higher Education, edited by Deborah Lupton, Inger Mewburn and Pat...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Apr 2018

  • Review: The Digital Academic - Critical Perspectives on Digital Technologies in Higher Education

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    Eschewing the polarising perspectives that often characterise discussions of digital technologies in academia, The Digital Academic: Critical Perspectives on...
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    18 Apr 2018

  • The house doesn't always win

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    A short story to get Safe Computing started in its new home...
  • Foreign interference?

    By Mike Richards

    On Monday, two stories appeared in the press about UK government concerns over foreign interference in telecommunications equipment.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Apr 2018

  • Foreign interference?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Apr 2018
    On Monday, two stories appeared in the press about UK government concerns over foreign interference in telecommunications equipment.
  • What do Europe's new data rules mean for children online?

    By DaYoung Yoo, Professor Sonia Livingstone

    We're only weeks away from the General Data Protection Regulation [GDPR] coming into effect - and it's not entirely clear what it means for children. Sonia Livingstone & DaYoung Yoo wonder if greater clarity is generating more confusion.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Feb 2018

  • What do Europe's new data rules mean for children online?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Feb 2018
    We're only weeks away from the General Data Protection Regulation [GDPR] coming into effect - and it's not entirely clear what it means for children. Sonia...
  • China and the internet

    By John Perry Barlow

    John Perry Barlow's experiences suggest some in China are wary of the rapid change promised by the internet - but that doesn't mean it's a nation closed to innovation.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Feb 2018

  • China and the internet

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Feb 2018
    John Perry Barlow's experiences suggest some in China are wary of the rapid change promised by the internet - but that doesn't mean it's a nation closed to...
  • Young people making their own media

    By Dr Naomi Holford

    The internet and social media have brought new opportunities for young people to tell their own stories, creating and sharing their own material with the world.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Feb 2018

  • Young people making their own media

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Feb 2018
    The internet and social media have brought new opportunities for young people to tell their own stories, creating and sharing their own material with the...

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  • Digital skills: succeeding in a digital world

    This free courseDigital skills succeeding in a digital world will develop your confidence and skills for life online whether study work or everyday life It explores a range of digital skills and practices including digital identity digital wellbeing staying safe and legal finding and using information and online tools and dealing with information overload The importance of developing a critical approach to life online is emphasised throughout whether consuming or creating information Youll be encouraged to reflect on your own situation and to apply what you learn to reallife scenarios using a digital skills plan to keep a record of progress

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  • Digital skills: succeeding in a digital world

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    Digital skills: succeeding in a digital world
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 13 Jul 2020
    This free course, Digital skills: succeeding in a digital world, will develop...
  • Introducing computing and IT

    This free course Introducing computing and IT provides a general overview of how digital technologies have come to dominate virtually every aspect of the modern world and some guidance on how to prepare for this digital life It raises awareness of the importance of data security and online safety It also provides an explanation of the internal structure and workings of a typical computer and describes hard and solid state drives in some detail

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    This free course, Introducing computing and IT, provides a general overview of how...
  • Take your teaching online

    In this free course Take your teaching online you will gain knowledge fundamental to delivering effective teaching online You will hear about the experiences of real educators be introduced to cutting edge research and understand the ideas and tools that shape how we teach and learn online You will also learn useful methods that will guide you to test out these new ideas in your own practice

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    25 Mar 2020

  • Take your teaching online

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    Take your teaching online
    Intermediate level Duration 24 hours Updated 25 Mar 2020
    In this free course, Take your teaching online, you will gain  knowledge...
  • Learn to code for data analysis

    This free course will teach you how to write your own computer programs one line of code at a time Youll learn how to access open data clean and analyse it and produce visualisations You will also learn how to write up and share your analyses privately or publicly

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Jan 2020

  • Learn to code for data analysis

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    Learn to code for data analysis
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 20 Jan 2020
    This free course will teach you how to write your own computer programs, one line...
  • 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

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    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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    The digital scholar

    Digital scholarship is a shorthand for the intersection of three technology related developments digital content networked distribution and open practices It is when digital networked and open intersect that transformational practice occurs In this free course The digital scholar you will explore the impact of digital technologies on scholarly practice

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    24 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    31 Oct 2019

  • The digital scholar

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    Digital scholarship is a shorthand for the intersection of three technology...
  • Discovering computer networks: hands on in the Open Networking Lab

    Have you ever wondered how the internet gets into your home school college or workplace How do all the computers phones tablets printers and other devices connect and work together In this free course Discovering computer networks hands on in the Open Networking Lab you can explore how computer networks operate discover how data is sent around the internet put your understanding into practice using an inbuilt network simulator to create your own simulated computer networks

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    30 Oct 2019

  • Discovering computer networks: hands on in the Open Networking Lab

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    Discovering computer networks: hands on in the Open Networking Lab
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 30 Oct 2019
    Have you ever wondered how the internet gets into your home, school, college or...
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    Effective ways of displaying information

    The power of graphics should not be underestimated They can express information clearly and simply This free course Effective ways of displaying information will help you to assess which style of graphic to use in different situations PLEASE NOTE as part of OpenLearns ongoing review of content this course will be deleted onFriday 28th February 2020

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    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Oct 2019

  • Effective ways of displaying information

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    Introductory level Duration 6 hours Updated 21 Oct 2019
    The power of graphics should not be underestimated. They can express information...
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    Introduction to cyber security: stay safe online

    This free course Introduction to cyber security stay safe online 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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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Oct 2019

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 15 Oct 2019
    This free course, Introduction to cyber security: stay safe online, will help you...
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    Models and modelling

    Models are mechanisms for communication This free course Models and modelling looks at what a model is and what the process of modelling is about The techniques discussed here are applicable to a wide range of systems and have one thing in common they are all commonly used diagramming techniques The five techniques are data flow diagrams use case modelling activity diagrams entityrelationship diagrams and state machines

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    14 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    22 Jul 2019

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    Models are mechanisms for communication. This free course, Models and modelling,...
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    Systems thinking and practice

    What is systems thinking and practice The essence of systems thinking and practice is in seeing the world in a particular way because how you see things affects the way you approach situations or undertake specific tasks This free course will help you to learn about the problems of defining a system and meet some of the key concepts used in systems theory boundary environment positive and negative feedback etc

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    8 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    27 Jun 2019

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    What is systems thinking and practice? The essence of systems thinking and...
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    Presenting information

    Tables and charts are a great way to present numerical information in a clear and concise form This free course Presenting information explains how to use the Windows calculator to carry out basic operations and calculate percentages You will then learn how to use charts and tables to represent and interpret information

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    3 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Jun 2019

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    Tables and charts are a great way to present numerical information in a clear and...
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    Web guide

    Frightened of the internet This free course Web guide will help you make effective use of the internet giving you the basic skills required for using webbased resources Useful tricks and tips are provided as well as information on web browsers the main features of a browser window how to look at websites using hyperlinks searching for information on the internet copying text avoiding computer viruses and using PDFs

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    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    11 Jun 2019

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    Frightened of the internet? This free course, Web guide, will help you make...
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    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 see things in a different way

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    8 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    11 Jun 2019

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    Modern society is often referred to as 'the information society' - but how can we...
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    Using numbers and handling data

    You might not realise it but maths is an essential component of healthcare In fact sloppy calculations can have fatal consequences This free course Using numbers and handling data is designed for those contemplating a future in the health services industry

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Jun 2019

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    You might not realise it, but maths is an essential component of healthcare. In...
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    Using a computer for study

    The internet is a fantastic source of information for any student but how do you evaluate the information each site provides This free course Using a computer for study will help you assess the benefits of information technology providing guidance on the protocols for using email online conferencing and real time chat as methods of communication

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    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Jun 2019

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    The internet is a fantastic source of information for any student, but how do you...
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    Successful IT systems

    Information technology IT systems are a critical part of our world in business and the public and voluntary sectors They are often highly complex and interconnected combinations of technology organisations and people Success and failure of IT systems can be seen in many different settings Many are highly successful others fail sometimes spectacularly This free course focuses on success to help you understand what is meant by a successful IT system

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    9 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    07 Jun 2019

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    Information technology (IT) systems are a critical part of our world, in business...
  • 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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    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...
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    Themes and theories for working in virtual project teams

    This free course Themes and theories for working in virtual project teams offers an introduction to working in virtual project teams It explains the terms and concepts related to teams and projects and highlights the complexity around the interaction of people and technology

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    4 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    30 May 2019

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    This free course, Themes and theories for working in virtual project teams, offers...
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    Technological innovation: a resource-based view

    This free course Technological innovation a resourcebased view aims to provide you with an overview and introduction to a range of related concepts ideas and debates which enable you to develop a critical understanding of capabilities in relation to technological innovation It will enable you to develop a critical understanding of the development management and application of some of the most important capabilities for technological innovation

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    21 May 2019

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