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    Social problems: Who makes them?

    Antisocial behaviour homelessness drugs mental illness all problems in todays society But what makes a problem social This free course Social problems Who makes them will help you to discover how these issues are identified defined given meaning and acted upon You will also look at the conflicts within social science in this area

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    20 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    07 Mar 2016

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    Living and working in the new economy

    The new service economy is it a direct result of globalisation This free course Living and working in the new economy examines the switch from manufacturing to services and looks at the impact of information and communication technologies on the economy as a whole The new economy has many benefits but at what cost

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    15 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    04 Mar 2016

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    The new 'service economy': is it a direct result of globalisation? This free...
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    Identity in question

    Why is identity important and how are identities formed This free course Identity in question looks at the many different ways in which identity can be categorised By examining the requirements of the state how a child views gender and the importance of race or place of birth you will start to understand how each individual can have more than one identity

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    04 Mar 2016

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    Why is identity important and how are identities formed? This free course,...
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    Reading evidence

    What is active reading It is reading with the aim of understanding and grasping something While studying this free course Reading evidence you will be focusing on the variety of methods for presenting and organising qualitative and quantitative evidence in the form of numbers and text You will learn how to understand the ways in which evidence is presented and to read it actively and with purpose

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    04 Mar 2016

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    What is active reading? It is reading with the aim of understanding and grasping...
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    Social construction and social constructionism

    Within the field of social sciences the terms social construction and social constructionism are frequently used particularly in relation to social policy This free course Social construction and social constructionism will enable you to achieve a greater definition and understanding of these terms

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    1 hour

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    04 Mar 2016

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    Within the field of social sciences the terms 'social construction' and 'social...
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    Understanding media: The celebrity in the text

    Please note As part of a review of content this course will be deleted from OpenLearn on 26th May 2021Kylie Minogue George Clooney Nicole Kidman are all prominent celebrities but how has the media created their status and how does what we read in the press influence our opinion This free course Understanding media The celebrity in the text will teach you how to analyse media texts and look at celebrity in a new light

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    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    03 Mar 2016

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    Who belongs to Glasgow?

    How is your image of a place influenced and changed Does it depend on whether you are a resident or an outsider How do government and tourism campaigns and stories in the media affect your perception This free course Who belongs to Glasgow uses images of Glasgow to explore this multifaceted concept

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    3 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    03 Mar 2016

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    How is your image of a place influenced and changed? Does it depend on whether you...
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    The problem with crime

    This free course The problem with crime looks at the issues of order and disorder Can the way these issues are represented change your view of a city Taking Glasgow as an example you will look at the problem of crime and how misrepresentation can easily occur

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    1 hour

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    24 Feb 2016

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    This free course, The problem with crime, looks at the issues of order and...
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    Note taking in relation to the Social Sciences

    Do you find it difficult to know what is important when taking notes This free course Note taking in relation to the Social Sciences will enable you to decide the value of taking notes and improve your understanding of the methods that can be used

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    1 hour

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    24 Feb 2016

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    Do you find it difficult to know what is important when taking notes? This free...
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    The meaning of crime

    Tough on the causes of crime A famous phrase but what is crime This free course The meaning of crime examines how we as a society define crime You will look at the fear that is generated within communities and what evidence is available to support claims that are made about crime rates

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    24 Feb 2016

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    Tough on the causes of crime'. A famous phrase, but what is crime? This free...
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