Lancaster University

Ranked in the global top 1%, Lancaster is a collegiate university with a world-class reputation for research and teaching excellence.
Lancaster pioneers globally significant research and uses its expertise to shape policy and encourage debate. Located on a beautiful campus in the North West of England and one of a handful of collegiate universities, Lancaster places great emphasis on a strong student experience and research-led teaching delivered by academics who are experts in their field. Ranked 9th in the THE’s global ‘100 under 50’ university league table, the University has established a global reputation as a centre for research, scholarship and teaching with an emphasis on employability.
Following the latest research assessment exercise over 90% of the research at Lancaster was found to be world leading or internationally significant with some key areas of research ranked top in the UK.
More info: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/

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Corpus Linguistics: Method, Analysis, Interpretation (FutureLearn)

Sep 20th 2021
Corpus Linguistics: Method, Analysis, Interpretation (FutureLearn)
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Get a practical introduction to the methodology of corpus linguistics for researchers in the social sciences and humanities. Learn how to build and query corpora in this practical course On this course, you’ll get a practical introduction to corpus linguistics, an extremely versatile methodology of language analysis using [...]
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Shakespeare's Language: Revealing Meanings and Exploring Myths (FutureLearn)

Jul 12th 2021
Shakespeare's Language: Revealing Meanings and Exploring Myths (FutureLearn)
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Demystify renowned Shakespeare myths and get introduced to corpus-based methods for analysing his use of language in context. Debunk and discover common myths surrounding the language of William Shakespeare. William Shakespeare is a global phenomenon, yet there is actually relatively little work specifically devoted to his language, and even [...]
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Build a Physical Computing Prototype (FutureLearn)

Jun 7th 2021
Build a Physical Computing Prototype (FutureLearn)
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Discover how physical computing is changing the way we interact with technology and the devices around us. Explore how physical computing is changing tech and build your own prototype. Physical computing is the use of computers to respond to the physical movement of the human body. On this course [...]
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Radical Spirituality: the Early History of the Quakers (FutureLearn)

Learn about the beginnings of this radical religious group as it emerged in 17th century England, with this free online course. When you think of the Quakers, it might bring to mind porridge oats, or pacifism, or perhaps prison reform. But there is much much more to the Quakers [...]
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Dyslexia and Foreign Language Teaching (FutureLearn)

Learn more about dyslexia, and gain practical teaching tools and insights to help dyslexic students learn foreign languages. Discover teaching strategies to help dyslexic students learn a foreign language. Dyslexia affects 10-15% of the population. Dyslexic students are often either exempted from the study of additional languages or they [...]
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Construct a Virtual Reality Experience (FutureLearn)

Discover what virtual reality is, how it can be used, and how you can create it in Javascript. Explore virtual reality with practical examples and build your own VR experience. Virtual reality is increasingly being deployed by a wide range of industries to allow an object to be manipulated [...]
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Improving Palliative Care in Care Homes for Older People (FutureLearn)

Feb 22nd 2021
Improving Palliative Care in Care Homes for Older People (FutureLearn)
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Examine how care homes are organised in Europe and how palliative care in care homes can be improved for older people. Enhance your personal or professional interest in palliative care in care homes. In most countries, the population of older people is rising. Some older people spend their final [...]
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Lancaster Castle and Northern English History: The View from the Stronghold (FutureLearn)

Oct 19th 2020
Lancaster Castle and Northern English History: The View from the Stronghold (FutureLearn)
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We will use the iconic building of Lancaster Castle to investigate how 2000 years of history has shaped the north-west of England. This course takes an innovative approach to exploring history, focusing on Lancaster Castle as a microcosm of broader trends. This fascinating location provides a wealth of evidence [...]
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Penshurst Place and the Sidney Family of Writers (FutureLearn)

Oct 5th 2020
Penshurst Place and the Sidney Family of Writers (FutureLearn)
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Uncover the literary history of Penshurst Place, the 16th-century home of the Sidney family of writers and poets. Learn how Lady Mary Wroth and the Sidney family shaped the English Renaissance. In the 16th century, Penshurst Place was the home to the Sidney family, renowned for their literary works [...]
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William Wordsworth: Poetry, People and Place (FutureLearn)

Sep 7th 2020
William Wordsworth: Poetry, People and Place (FutureLearn)
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Explore the influence of the Lake District on Wordsworth with this free online course, filmed at his home, Dove Cottage, Grasmere. Explore the great poetry of William Wordsworth and his writing process. This free online course will explore the great poetry of William Wordsworth, with an emphasis on his [...]
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