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The Magnificent 60s (online via Zoom)

University of Strathclyde

Short course

Other

The Magnificent 60s is the decade when the industry went from bust to boom and back again, when spy pictures took off, the western was reborn, musicals reached new heights, the superstar arrived, foreign films like La Dolce Vita made a fortune, and we all booked in advance to see roadshows. Discover how movies dramatically changed during this decade, fostering new stars and directors, and creating some of the most acclaimed films of all time. Examine theme, genre, director and stars. Lecture based with group discussion and Q&A time.

A Guide to Confidence (Re) Building (online via Zoom)

University of Strathclyde

Short course

Other

Have you reached a point in your life that you feel it is time to move on but feel you lack the confidence needed to explore the next chapter of your life? Perhaps you have suffered a loss or significant life event? Everything, from making new friends, learning new skills, securing voluntary work or next step career takes a certain amount of confidence. This interactive class is specifically designed for an older audience and will help you to identify the essential components needed to develop your confidence and motivation. You will learn the importance of valuing yourself, banishing negative attitudes...

Leadership: external context and culture

OpenLearn

Online

Other

Through studying this free course, Leadership: external context and culture, you will develop your understanding of the impact of external context and culture on the practice of leadership. The course begins by exploring the nature ‘societal culture’, identifying how culture, at a number of levels, impacts on leadership. We then explore how the external context within which an organisation operates impacts on the factors that leaders need to take account of and consequently the exercise of leadership. Finally the course examines the relationship between policy and leadership.

Literacy, social justice and inclusive practice

OpenLearn

Online

Other

This free course, Literacy, social justice and inclusive practice, explores some of the tensions and debates linked to the aim of achieving literacy for all, using specific examples. It focuses on current significant debates related to the teaching of the technical aspects of literacy to a ‘sufficient standard’ and debates related to becoming a ‘literate person’. In particular it looks at the way these debates and their implicit conceptualisations of literacy have the potential to both enhance and limit literacy engagement and learners’ participation in the world.

Difference and challenge in teams

OpenLearn

Online

Other

This free course looks at how teams ‘travel’ together on a journey of development. Those journeys are hardly ever smooth. The course encourages you to recognise difference and challenge amongst individuals in the team who are pulling in different directions. It will help you identify where such challenges can be embraced for the benefit of your team and your organisation.

Population ageing: a global health crisis?

OpenLearn

Online

Other

This free course, Population ageing: a global health crisis?, focuses on two major issues of our time – ageing societies and global health. It provides you with an introduction to ageing societies and their implications for global health – implications which are only just beginning to be fully understood. The course will help you to deepen your understanding of ageing societies across the globe and the different components of the concept of global health. You will also explore the ways in which population ageing is often framed as a crisis and begin to develop your own ideas about the implications...

Intermediate Spanish: Understanding spoken Spanish

OpenLearn

Online

Other

Welcome to this free course, Intermediate Spanish: Understanding spoken Spanish, which is aimed at intermediate learners of Spanish with an interest in language and culture. The six-hour course is designed to develop your understanding of spoken Spanish through six video portraits of people living in Spain. It introduces you to naturally spoken language, and gives clear advice on how to use authentic video resources as a useful and enjoyable learning tool. Through completing various activities you will improve your active use of the language, and develop the confidence to access further audio-visual resources and take your Spanish studies to a...

Introducing public health

OpenLearn

Online

Other

This free course, Introducing public health, presents some key elements of public health and health promotion. It considers the scope and focus of public health and how it is subject to change and located within the wider global context.

Bayesian statistics

OpenLearn

Online

Other

This free course is an introduction to Bayesian statistics. Section 1 discusses several ways of estimating probabilities. Section 2 reviews ideas of conditional probabilities and introduces Bayes’ theorem and its use in updating beliefs about a proposition, when data are observed, or information becomes available. Section 3 introduces the main ideas of the Bayesian inference process. The prior distribution summarises beliefs about the value of a parameter before data are observed. The likelihood function summarises information about a parameter contained in observed data and the posterior distribution represents what is known about a parameter after the data have been observed.

Particle physics

OpenLearn

Online

Other

This free course, Particle physics, will give you an overview of current concepts and theories in the field. You will learn about the fundamental components of matter – known as leptons and quarks – and the composite particles, such as protons and neutrons, which are composed of quarks. You will see that all particle reactions may be described in terms of one of two fundamental interactions, known as the strong and the weak interactions, responsible for binding particles together and allowing them to change type, respectively.

This OpenLearn science course was updated with the kind support of Dangoor...

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