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Sep 11th 2017

Learn how climate change, technology and regulation are changing modern building design and professional practice in construction. Trends such as climate change, technology and regulation are changing modern building design, as well as the professional practices of the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry. This free online course explores these trends, highlighting how higher education (HE) and the construction sector can work together to address them.

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Sep 11th 2017

A short course designed to help students prepare for EPQ qualifications. Thinking about doing an EPQ? Or already undertaking an EPQ and feeling overwhelmed? Or just want to get some tips? Discover all things Extended Project Qualification with this course. You’ll look at reasons to do an EPQ, explore the research process and assessment criteria, and get practical advice on time management and doing your EPQ presentation.

Average: 5 (1 vote)
Sep 11th 2017

Learn how molecular genetic techniques are used to identify the genetic factors that contribute to the development of disease. Powerful new technologies have been driving forward immense and exciting changes in clinical practice.

Average: 7.5 (2 votes)

Sep 11th 2017

This free online course explores the key concepts and fundamental principles involved in the process of screenwriting. Screenplays form the starting point for most dramatic films, the essential work from which all other filmmaking flows. All of the tender romance, terrifying action and memorable lines begin at the screenwriter’s desk. This free online course will introduce you to the basic elements and key concepts behind a professional screenplay.

Average: 6.2 (5 votes)
Sep 11th 2017

Learn how sustainable energy from the Greek elements – Earth, Air, Fire and Water – can replace fossil fuels and nuclear power. In recent decades there’s been increasing global concern about the sustainability of our use of fossil fuels and nuclear power, which has led to increased interest in more sustainable renewable energy sources.

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Sep 11th 2017

Look at lessons, courses and resources with this continuing professional development course for English language teachers.

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Sep 11th 2017

Gain an understanding of the natural world, how the web of life works, with illustrations from around the world. If we don’t grasp why ecosystems function, it becomes harder to determine possible reasons for when they don’t, and makes it difficult to identify possible environmental threats to humans.

Average: 4.9 (8 votes)
Sep 11th 2017

Learn about how your liver works, ways to look after it and how liver damage is caused, studied and treated around the world. We are currently experiencing an international explosion of liver disease that continues to have enormous impact upon healthcare systems and global health. In the UK we have seen a 20% increase in deaths related to liver disease since 2000 and this pattern reflects the global situation.

Average: 5 (3 votes)
Sep 11th 2017

Learn how whole genome sequencing works and what it could mean for the future of healthcare with this free online course. Whole genome sequencing is a relatively new technology that allows us to ‘read’ a person’s or organism’s entire genetic code. But how does it work and what does it mean for all of us? How do scientists begin to make sense of the vast amount of information that whole genome sequencing provides? And what does this new technology mean for the future of healthcare and personalised medicine?

Average: 8.5 (2 votes)
Sep 11th 2017

Undertaking an Extended Project Qualification, IB extended essay or any other scholarly research? This guides you step-by-step. Curiosity is one of humanity’s most important characteristics. It has enabled us to make the unknown known, to break barriers and to shine a light on all aspects of life, from our day to day hobbies to the exploration of the stars. Our innate desire to explore is responsible for many of our proudest achievements. This course will help train you to harness your curiosity and use it to undertake your own research projects in a scholarly manner.

Average: 5.1 (8 votes)
Sep 11th 2017

Explore what it means to communicate in multiple languages in a variety of contexts, and discover your inner translator. From health to the justice system, from the voluntary sector to sport and the arts, we all increasingly live and work in contexts where people speak more than one language.

Average: 10 (1 vote)

Sep 4th 2017

Reflect on how you want to present yourself online and take positive steps towards these goals. Many of us now have an online identity running alongside our everyday lives. In this course you’ll consider your online presence; you’ll discover how what we say and do online can have major implications for our real lives, and those of others.

Average: 6.2 (11 votes)