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Essay and report writing skills

This is a repost

Hopefully reposting this here, will inspire people.

I completed Essay and report writing skills [3] with OpenLearn [2], earlier this year. This is part of the Open University [1]. In fact, this course mirrors a student tool kit book I have here, also from the OU. It is nice to have a printed and bound version.

Very useful course, lots of useful ideas, pointers to writing good essays and reports. Topics included structure, referencing, quotations,drafting, polishing and letting go. So probably just as applicable in the workplace as it is in the Academic world

I am looking forward to further study.

Course Certificate

The UK government want all adults to spend time learning. To this end have created the skills toolkit [4] to help adults find learning and development courses.

This is a great idea, provided that employers:-

  • Support employees in learning
  • Value any learning an employee undertakes
  • Value the commitment and work put in in order to learn new skills
  • Recognise employee achievements on their CV
  • See potential in their employee(s)

REFERENCES

1 Open University 2 OpenLearn 3 Course Website 4 Skills toolkit

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#Essay,#Report,#Writing,#Skills, #OpenUniversity,#OU,#OpenLearn,#Course,#E-learning,#Study, #YearOfTheFediverse,

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Introduction to Deep learning

I found this on the Fediverse, which is a really good place to find interesting content. I am not being fed what some crappy AI / algorithm thinks that I may be interested in. I just follow the right people and happen across something interesting and engaging.

There are some really interesting people on there too.

This is a video series on “Introduction to Deep Learning”

170 Video Lectures from Adaptive Linear Neurons to Zero-shot Classification with Transformers

Original post is here

Links

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#Course,#DeepLearning,#Fediverse,#TheYearOfTheFediverse

Creative Commons Certification

This may be of interest to anyone who would like to gain a certificate to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of creative commons. Available as a 10 week course or a shorter, more intensive boot camp.

Feel free to discuss on the Discourse forum or on the Fediverse.

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#Course,#Certificate,#CreativeCommons,#BooCamp,#Training

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Creative Commons Certification

This may be of interest to anyone who would like to gain a certificate to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of creative commons. Available as a 10 week course or a shorter, more intensive boot camp.

Feel free to discuss on the Discourse forum or on the Fediverse.

REFERENCES

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#Course,#Certificate,#CreativeCommons,#BooCamp,#Training.

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OpenLearn : Childhood in the digital age

I have just started a 12 hour OpenLearn course, Childhood in the digital age. However I really need to be working in a school to do this course as the first activity asks

What do you think? How might technology hinder children’s physical, social and cognitive development, and how might it provide exciting opportunities for learning?

Make a note of you thoughts at the start of this course. Use a notebook or digital notepad that you can refer back to at a later date.

So while I can answer the question. I would really like to answer this and other course activities, following discussion with children / young people and teachers, in order to help me answer this with an informed and evidence based approach.

I may therefore defer going any further until I am able to do this. Adds value to working as a TA if I can also use this as a way to help with OU Open Learn courses.

In the meantime I am open to offers of employment.

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#OpenLearn,#OpenUniversity.#Course,#Childhood,#Technology, #OpenToWork,#LookingForEmployment.

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Introduction to Infection Prevention and Control (IPC)

Just completed the above course with OpenWHO. Very interesting and also interesting to learn how complex infection control can be at a practical level.

WHO IPC Certificate

This is a free course, Very useful for anyone who is looking at moving in to Healthcare or related professions.

REFERENCES

TAGS

#OpenWho,#WHO,#Heath,#Free,#Course,#CPD,#Training

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Essay and report writing skills

I have just completed a course on Essay and report writing skills [3] with OpenLearn [2], which is part of the Open University [1]. In fact, this course mirrors a student tool kit book I have here, also from the OU. It is nice to have a printed and bound version.

Very useful course, lots of useful ideas, pointers to writing good essays and reports. Topics included structure, referencing, quotations,drafting, polishing and letting go. So probably just as applicable in the workplace as it is in the Academic world

I am looking forward to further study.

Course Certificate

The UK government want all adults to spend time learning. To this end have created the skills toolkit [4] to help adults find learning and development courses.

This is a great idea, provided that employers:-

  • Support employees in learning
  • Value any learning an employee undertakes
  • Value the commitment and work put in in order to learn new skills
  • Recognise employee achievements on their CV
  • See potential in their employee(s)

REFERENCES

1 Open University 2 OpenLearn 3 Course Website 4 Skills toolkit

TAGS

#Essay,#Report,#Writing,#Skills, #OpenUniversity,#OU,#OpenLearn,#Course,#E-learning,#Study, #YearOfTheFediverse,

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Astrobiology course 5

So moving on in from the previous post the next lecture in the Astrobiology course is on Space Missions in the Search for Life

#astrobiology,#course,#amity,#university,#theopenuniversity,#space,#science,#astronomy,#biology,#biochemistry,#missions,#nasa,#esa,#lecture,#talk,#presentation,

Debian Academy update

As posted about on the 14th September I am involved in the DebianAcademy.

In addition making various related presentations in LaTeX / Beamer. I am currently working on a Moodle course how to do this.

So the LaTeX template, is being used as part of the course, and it can also be used as a basis for other presentations.

So far this is work in progress.

In other news I have submitted an article to the Torbay Weekly to promote the DebianAcademy and reach out to a few more potential contributors.

#debian,#teams,#academy,#education,torbayweekly,#moodle, #latex,#beamer,#course,#lessons,#article

New Repl.it course 3/8/2020

New course – How to teach yourself coding with Quizlet Founder Andrew Sutherland.

This may complement Paignton Code Club nicely. You can find more details here

I still need to complete the FreeCodeCamp course I am undertaking, I am also undertaking Teaching Primary Science : Chemistry With futurelearn.

Hopefully however, this is useful. I have shared on with Paignton Library on Twitter and with the Local Children and Young People partnership.

#course,#repl.it,#programming,#coding