The University of Newcastle, Australia

The University of Newcastle is a world-class university distinguished by a commitment to equity and excellence. Ranked in Australia’s Top 10 universities, and 197th in the world (QS rankings, 2021).

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Nutrition Communication for Health Professionals: Applying skills (edX)

Develop effective communication skills to support your patients who may be trying to improve their diet to prevent or manage type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Learn how to apply techniques for communication of evidence-based brief nutrition messages, explain common misconceptions, and identify when to refer to a dietitian [...]
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Modern Monetary Theory: Economics for the 21st Century (edX)

Demystify macroeconomic principles and terminology and discover how Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) provides explanations for some of the world's most troubling financial concerns.
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Classic Detective Fiction (FutureLearn)

Feb 22nd 2021
Classic Detective Fiction (FutureLearn)
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Develop detailed knowledge of one of the most popular and widely read literary sub-genres of crime fiction. Are you the next Hercule Poirot? A budding Sherlock Holmes? Embrace your inner Dick Tracy and dive into the world of detective fiction! Explore the back-stories of some of the earliest examples [...]
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Fairy Tales: Meanings, Messages, and Morals (FutureLearn)

Feb 22nd 2021
Fairy Tales: Meanings, Messages, and Morals (FutureLearn)
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Build your skills in literary analysis and creative writing by exploring the meaning of fairy tales. Discover the fascinating circumstances and meanings behind fairy tales. On this course, you will look deeper into the enchanting and surprisingly dark themes of several well-known European fairy tales. What were the authors [...]
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What Does It Mean to Be Human? An Introduction to the Humanities (FutureLearn)

Answer some of the big questions about being human, and get an introduction to the skills needed in the humanities. Explore what it means to be human and how we make sense of the world. What does it mean to be human? How do we acquire knowledge? How do [...]
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Great South Land: Introducing Australian history (FutureLearn)

Feb 22nd 2021
Great South Land: Introducing Australian history (FutureLearn)
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Get an introduction to Australian history starting with Aboriginal deep time. Explore convictism, colonialism and more. Travel back in time to discover Australian history. On this course you will take a journey through Australian history. You will examine a range of periods and topics including Aboriginal deep time history, [...]
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What Is Sociology? An Introduction (FutureLearn)

Examine perspectives on society, and the cultural issues facing society. Apply sociological theory to researching social groups. Discover the fascinating field of sociology. How can society be analysed? And what are some of the contemporary cultural issues in society? Get answers to these questions and more with this introduction [...]
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Drawing Nature, Science and Culture: Natural History Illustration 101 (edX)

Learn how to see and draw nature like an illustrator. Build observational and visual interpretation skills in an interactive and enjoyable way. Whether an aspiring scientific or medical illustrator or someone who enjoys drawing nature’s wonders, this first-of-its-kind MOOC course is for you. The field of Natural History Illustration [...]
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The Science of Weight Loss: Dispelling Diet Myths (edX)

Arm yourself with the knowledge and tools to make healthy eating decisions as you learn the science behind weight loss and dispel diet and nutrition myths. Whether you are trying to lose weight yourself, or are supporting others, this food and nutrition course will dispel common myths about weight [...]
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What is Poetry? An Introduction to Literary Analysis (edX)

Understand the basics of poetry analysis and learn key skills for studying English literature by exploring a variety of texts. What are the different ways you can understand a poem? How do different elements of a poem work together? What difference does context make to literature?
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