course pack

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  1. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This session provides a non-technical introduction to the basic principles and mechanics underlying work in any computer language and gives general guidance in what to look for when evaluating project proposals and coding progress.

  2. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This module is for those with no programming experience who either want/need to take one of our programming courses, or who are just curious about some of the concepts involved in programming.

  3. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Learn to create spreadsheets that are efficient, easy to understand and reliable.

  4. learning pathway | Publicly viewable

    Relational databases can provide a powerful way of managing your data, and there is a wide range of learning material available to help you learn to use it. Our databases teacher suggests pathways to lead you through the resources you need.

  5. learning pathway | Publicly viewable

    Preparing a paper, creating a presentation and designing a poster for a conference can all be daunting activities, but by planning ahead and getting some basic skills, the process can run more smoothly. The IT Learning Programme has courses that will give you all the skills.

  6. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    This course shows you how to build the essential structure of a relational database, using Access

  7. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    This course covers a variety of techniques for manipulating and analysing the data in a relational database, using Access

  8. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    This course shows you how to select and arrange data from your database, and present it using reports

  9. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    This course shows you how to build a user interface consisting of a set of forms, clearly laid out and helpfully formatted, along with tools for easy and quick navigation, using Access

  10. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Covering techniques for working with complex documents such as reports and theses, and for assembling multiple chapters into a book, using Word 2013.

  11. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    "Word de-mystified": This course provides you with key skills to master Word 2013 beyond the everyday level. A range of time-saving techniques are covered, for creating a well-structured document that is easy to revise and manage.

  12. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    This boot camp prepares you for designing, creating and using a relational database

  13. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. X8

    A boot-camp providing an in-depth opportunity to get to know EndNote - a tool for storing and managing references and creating bibliographies

  14. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    In this boot-camp you will discover how Word’s powerful tools work together to save you time

  15. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This course takes you through the steps you need to design a good relational database, from concept to implementation

  16. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. X7

    More advanced work on controlling the way that EndNote's in-text citations, footnote citations and bibliographies appear in a Word document (to follow the Up & Running course)
    [note this is not a current course]

  17. course pack | Publicly viewable

    If you are managing a database project, you need an understanding of how relational databases work

  18. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. X7

    More advanced work on building and customising a library of references (to follow the Up & Running course)
    [note this is not a current course]

  19. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

    This is an advanced course in using Excel's analytical tools

  20. course pack | Publicly viewable

    These course notes and exercises build on your basic knowledge of GIMP from the Digital Images: GIMP Introduction course. GIMP is a free cross-platform image manipulation program. It has a similar feature set to Adobe Photoshop.

  21. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. X7

    A first look at EndNote - a tool for storing and managing references and creating bibliographies
    [note this is not a current course]

  22. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. X8

    A first look at EndNote - an app for storing and managing references and creating bibliographies

  23. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. X8

    A strength of the EndNote app is the ability to devise your own output styles: learn to to control the behaviour of citations, footnotes and bibliographies in your academic documents

  24. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This course takes you through the workflow for creating professional publications using a desktop publishing tool such as InDesign or Scribus.

  25. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. X8

    Get your research reading properly organised, collecting papers, PDFs and references and citing them in your own work

  26. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    An exploration of techniques that can be used to help identify and avoid errors in Excel worksheets. The course includes advice on the design of new Excel solutions. It is run in a workshop style and participants are encouraged to discuss their own work and raise issues.

  27. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. CS5

    Even small web sites can become difficult to maintain and keep up to date. This course book and related exercise files show how the tools in Dreamweaver can be used to help with the management of your page content, and the site as a whole.

  28. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

    This course book and related exercise files builds on the basic skills that you already have in using PowerPoint to help you create effective presentations. The book is arranged as '10 principles' that address different aspects of presentation design, and can be used as a guide for creating new presentations, or enlivening existing ones.

  29. course pack | Oxford only

    This course offers a comprehensive introduction to the Mac operating system (currently Mountain Lion) and how to navigate it. Core security settings are discussed and you should feel confident in starting to use a Mac for your day-to-day computing needs after attending this course.

  30. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This multi-session course will help you learn how to design, build, test, debug, and experiment with agent-based models

  31. course pack | Publicly viewable

    GIMP is a free cross-platform image manipulation program. It has a similar feature set to Adobe Photoshop. This course is an introduction to the tool.

  32. course pack | Oxford only

    This course introduces some aspects of discovery, creation, and use of digital images.

  33. course pack | Oxford only

    This course will introduce some software and online tools to make the process easier and more efficient

  34. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    This course shows you how to build the essential structure of a relational database (using Access as an example)

  35. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    This course takes you through the process of exploring and understanding a working database (using Access as an example)

  36. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Use Word to carry out a mail merge - sending a standard letter to many recipients, with personalised content. A hands-on course for administrative support staff.

  37. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    "Word de-mystified": this course provides you with key skills to master Word beyond the everyday level

  38. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Working with different types of large data sets producing PivotTables to summarise data. Using the features in PivotTables to enable you to create Reports, Slicers, Calculated Fields as well as Grouping and Sorting data.

  39. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Learn to create Blogs and Web sites using Word Press.

  40. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    This course covers special aspects of Word which will help you create and manage your thesis or similar large, formal documents.

  41. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. CS6

    This course book and related exercise files builds on the techniques covered by the InDesign: Introduction course to help you create professional documents, brochures and other printed publications.

  42. course pack | Oxford only | v. CS5

    This course book and related exercise files builds on the techniques covered by the InDesign: Introduction course to help you create professional documents, brochures and other printed publications.

  43. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2011

    As a data analysis tool it is hard to see past pivot tables. Learn how easy it is to create multiple views, calculated fields and items just by dragging and dropping. Want to create a pivot chart from an external data source or filter data with Slicers? Easy.

  44. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2010

    Analysing your data across multiple worksheets and workbooks? It couldn't be easier using 3-D referencing. Perhaps you want to collaborate with others? Find out how to protect your workbooks or even lock some areas, to keep the data secure and prevent accidental edits. Want to learn some advanced charting features and how to create histograms? Learn how to do all this and more.

  45. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

    Prepare an application that successfully marries the desired information within your CV, covering letter and your online presence, using Word 2010.

  46. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2010

    Mail merge allows the easy creation of personalized form letters, emails, etc. This course will cover the process from start to finish.

  47. course pack | Oxford only

    An introduction to using some of the more advanced data manipulation commands in Stata including commands which are commonly used within programs. The course also covers the basic commands required to write your own programs in Stata.

  48. course pack | Oxford only

    The aim of this course is to help you make more informed decisions when setting up your camera to take photographs.

  49. course pack | Oxford only

    This overview offers a comprehensive introduction to the iLife suite and covers all the applications within. The course emphasises the intuitive nature of the suite, and the way iLife works collaboratively with media to achieve results that consistently deliver professional standards

  50. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This is the course book that accompanies the Programming Concepts course. The course is for those with no programming experience who either want/need to take one of our programming courses, or who are just curious about some of the concepts involved in programming.

  51. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Structured Query Language (SQL) is a programming language designed for managing data held in a relational database management system. This course is a follow-up to the introductory course, covering several advanced MySQL concepts.

  52. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    This is an advanced course in using Excel's analytical tools

  53. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2010

    This module shows how to make effective use of graphics in your documents. The graphics may already exist as images (JPEGs, GIFs) or you can create simple graphics and diagrams directly. You will also learn how to create charts and data tables using the Excel features that are available in Word 2010.

  54. course pack | Oxford only

    Does your research paper or departmental web site need eye-catching images?

  55. course pack | Oxford only

    Introduction to Blockly, a generic, visual interface for building code algorithms that can then be translated into several popular programming languages. Aimed at those who have attended the Programming: Concepts course (either version).

  56. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    A hands-on activity session to grow your confidence in devising and checking formulae in a spreadsheet

  57. course pack | Oxford only

    Keeping track of all the information used in the course of a research project can be time consuming, difficult, or just plain dull. This course aims to help you identify the way of organising material that works best for you, and to outline some strategies for doing this as painlessly as possible.

  58. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2013

    This session shows how to include graphs effectively in a report or a research paper, providing guidance on which charts to use and how to use them to convey messages clearly and effectively.

  59. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Learn techniques for working with complex documents such as reports and theses, and for assembling multiple chapters into a book.

  60. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

    This introductory course covers some basic statistical concepts and is intended for staff who need to use statisitical information in their work but may also be useful for research staff who want to refresh their knowledge of simple statistics

  61. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Try out a variety of ways to make your database easy and efficient for people to work in, both when entering data and when analysing results

  62. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Learn to build queries to investigate and interpret your data, and try out a variety of techniques for manipulating and analysing your data in a relational database

  63. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2013

    This session shows you how to use Excel’s lookup functions to retrieve only the results that you need from spreadsheet tables of any size.

  64. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Learn to use HTML to create Web Pages that are efficient, easy to understand and reliable, with the open source editor "BlueFish"

  65. course pack | Oxford only

    This session covers intermediate-level skills in working in ArcGIS Explorer. Explorer is a basic and easy-to-use desktop geographic information system (GIS) that is free to download. It is part of the ArcGIS software range, which also includes web-based and mobile GIS, as well as the much more powerful ArcGIS Desktop. GIS is designed to store, query, analyse, process, and visualise spatial data. It is typically used for making maps and performing spatial analysis.

  66. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Learn to add styles and layouts to your web pages using CSS.

  67. course pack | Oxford only

    ArcGIS Explorer is a free, basic and easy-to-use geographic information system (GIS). GIS is used for making maps and performing spatial queries and analysis. While the functionality of Explorer is very limited, and probably inadequate for many university-level users, it is taught here as an important stepping stone to the more complex and powerful ArcGIS Desktop.

  68. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. CS6

    This course book and related exercise files will use Adobe Dreamweaver to show you how to add simple interactivity on your web pages and include multimedia such as flash animation and audio. We will also take a brief look at what multimedia features HTML5 makes available to us.

  69. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. CS6

    Dreamweaver is one of the most popular website authoring tools. This course book and related exercises introduce you to the Dreamweaver development environment and shows you how to create a simple web site.

  70. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. CS6

    This course book and related exercise files show you how to use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) within Dreamweaver to add styling and layout to your web pages.

  71. course pack | Oxford only | v. CS6

    This course follows on from Illustrator: An introduction and focuses on Illustrator's creative tools. You will work with advanced tools and techniques allowing you to create more sophisticated illustrations.

  72. course pack | Oxford only | v. CS5

    This course book and related exercise files introduce you to the basic features of InDesign, one of the leading Desk Top Publishing (DTP) applications.

  73. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 9

    This course book and related exercise files introduce you to the basic features of NVivo 9, one of the leading qualitative data analysis applications.

  74. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    This is an advanced course in working with large data sets and producing pivot tables to summarise information. It provides a detailed look at the uses for pivot tables and producing graphs from them.

  75. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2010

    This is an advanced course in working with large data sets and producing pivot tables to summarise information. It provides a detailed look at the uses for pivot tables and producing graphs from them.

  76. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2010

    Covering some aspects of Excel that puzzle users, including frequency distribution, arrays dynamic charts. Move beyond macros to VBA coding.

  77. course pack | Oxford only

    A quick overview for staff members and researchers on how to design and deliver surveys via WebLearn.

  78. course pack | Oxford only

    This course introduces the SPSS command language, also called syntax

  79. course pack | Oxford only

    The University's WebEx service helps you collaborate in real time, at your desk, with colleagues around the world. Learn to use WebEx's Meeting Center to share presentations and collaborate on documents.

  80. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Creating an online presence can open up your research and teaching (or any interest!) to a global audience and is now essential in promoting yourself professionally to the outside world. This 3-hour workshop offers a comprehensive introduction to online presence and also gives a supported environment for you to plan, create, and add to your own projects.

  81. course pack | Oxford only

    Use the WebLearn Surveys tools to design and administer free surveys online. Resulting data can be downloaded or viewed in PDF format.

  82. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Scribus is a free, open source desktop publishing application that runs on Windows, Mac and Linux platforms. It is emminently suitable for creating posters, leaflets and brochures, and booklets up to about a hundred pages or so. This course book uses Scribus to introduce you to the main concepts of desktop publishing.

  83. course pack | Oxford only

    This course provides you with the skills to create a professional-looking document using the free OpenOffice Writer word processing software. A series of time-saving techniques are covered, for creating a well-structured document that is easy to revise and manage.

  84. course pack | Publicly viewable

    SketchUp is a simple yet powerful 3D modelling program. This session covers how to perfect your modelling with advanced techniques.

  85. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2010

    How do you filter, summarise and subtotal large lists of data? With this course you will learn all about advanced filtering, database and other advanced functions to answer the question. Want to do some "what-if-analysis"? Want to find out how to create dynamic models that instantly recalculate when related cell values change? How do you analyse external data? Learn to use some of the more advanced tools in Excel and get the answers to these questions and much more.

  86. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

    Using Word, Excel and Outlook together, to send personalised emails to a list of recipients

  87. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    The course covers a number of techniques for analysing data using filters to narrow down the data and sorting to arrange it. The course provides an opportunity to learn about presenting data visually using charts

  88. course pack | Oxford only

    The Hierarchical File Server (HFS) is a university-wide backup service, open to all postgraduates and all staff. This course will give you an introduction to backing up your data to the HFS, using Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) software.

  89. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 10

    This course pack will provide an introduction to the basic functions of NVivo 10 through exercises in preparing, managing and analysing qualitative data.

  90. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2013

    A short course introducing the Nexus service for Outlook users. The course will use the web version of Nexus (OWA) and the Outlook email client specifically.

  91. course pack | Oxford only

    C++ is one of the most popular and powerful programming languages. This two day course introduces you to the important elements of the language, taking you to a point where you will have the skills needed to write your own simple but useful programs, and make modifications to existing programs. Although delivered using Microsoft Visual C++, the skills are applicable to all C++ development environments.

  92. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2013

    This session provides an introduction to effective tools and techniques for planning, creating and maintaining spreadsheets. It shows you how to find and solve existing errors as well as introducing procedures that prevent new errors arising. The session also explains how to evaluate and “tame” a spreadsheet that you inherit so that you can deploy it effectively.

  93. course pack | Oxford only

    This course covers many of the most commonly used and most useful commands for more complex (and more realistic) data manipulation and analysis

  94. course pack | Oxford only

    In this course you will learn how to use Adobe Captivate to create quizzes to assess student learning using a series of graded questions. The result from the quiz is immediately returned to the user and passed to a Google form allowing all results to be analysed online.

  95. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    This session provides an introduction to statistical functionality in Excel where you will learn how to use various tools to perform a core set of statistical operations including mean, standard deviation, frequency, goodness of fit, t tests, ANOVA, correlation and regression and then display the results in charts such as histograms.

  96. course pack | Publicly viewable

    A one-day workshop to introduce those researching in the fields of history and archaeology to working with computerised databases.

  97. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Learn to create spreadsheets that are efficient, easy to understand and reliable (old version of this course)

  98. course pack | Oxford only | v. CS6

    In this session you will be introduced to the fundamental tools and features of Photoshop, including working with layers and selections.

  99. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. CS6

    This course book and related exercise files introduce you to the basic features of InDesign, one of the leading Desk Top Publishing (DTP) applications.

  100. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2010

    As a data analysis tool it is hard to see past pivot tables. Learn how easy it is to create multiple views, calculated fields and items just by dragging and dropping.

  101. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Audacity is a free, cross-platform, audio-editing application. It can be used to create digital audio material suitable for a course, a podcast or on a website. In this module you will learn how to use Audacity to record, manipulate and save a sound file.

  102. course pack | Publicly viewable

    A practical introduction to the creation of a video

  103. course pack | Oxford only

    WebLearn is a web-based Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), which provides tools to support teaching and learning, assessment, collaboration, communication and sharing of resources.

  104. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This course covers basic concepts in exploratory data analysis and statistical modelling using R

  105. course pack | Oxford only

    This one-day course introduces the concept of regression and then extends this to multiple regression using practical, real examples.

  106. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Your online presence should be current and fresh and you should be reaching out to a targeted audience to introduce your work to your peers. This course follows on from the Online Presence: Introductory workshop to further develop the strategies needed to maintain and increase your online presence.

  107. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This course book and related exercise files builds on the basic skills that you already have in using PowerPoint to help you create effective presentations. The book describes the presentation creation 'journey' from planning to delivery. It is accompanied by a presentation that can be used as an ideas source, and a collection of open-ended exercises for you to try.

  108. course pack | Oxford only

    In this course you will first learn some simple command line programming with basic flow control in Java, then move on to see how these programming concepts relate directly to real life objects

  109. course pack | Oxford only

    This course will give you a comprehensive introduction to Linux (the open source operating system).

  110. course pack | Oxford only

    Creating an online presence can open up your research and teaching to a global audience and introduce your work to peer groups from other major institutions. A strong presence can also help with funding opportunities and career planning. This module introduces the topic and highlights concerns and opportunities that creating your own presence will bring to light. You will be given an opportunity to plan and create the beginnings of your online presence in the safe environment of a supported course.

  111. course pack | Oxford only

    If you are new to web browsing, this self-study unit will help you to use popular aspects of the internet.

  112. course pack | Oxford only

    This course is an introduction to Stata

  113. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Matlab is a high-performance language for technical computing.

  114. course pack | Publicly viewable

    HTML, what's that? This is a beginners' class in creating simple web pages. You will learn how best to organise your content for readability and accessibility. You will also learn how to add simple styles to web pages to improve their presentation.

  115. course pack | Oxford only

    Basic introduction to HTML & CSS

  116. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Digital images are a valuable part of your research and presentations, sometimes critically so. This session introduces you to some of the key issues that you need to be aware of when sourcing, adapting and using them. Although the focus is the use of images in an academic context, the ideas covered are equally relevant to your personal image collections.

  117. course pack | Oxford only

    The aim of the course is to develop core statistical skills for interpreting clinical and epidemiological data. The course will enable participants to develop the skills needed to analyse data for their own research projects.

  118. course pack | Oxford only | v. CS6

    Photoshop is the industry standard software package for digital image manipulation. This session will cover working with digital photographs that have been transferred to your computer. You will be introduced to a model workflow for image manipulation and correction.

  119. course pack | Oxford only | v. CS5

    Photoshop is the industry standard software package for digital image manipulation. This session will cover working with digital photographs that have been transferred to your computer. You will be introduced to a model workflow for image manipulation and correction.

  120. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This module is about poster design. It emphasises how the design process should be approached in PowerPoint, but there is much that is also applicable in other tools.

  121. course pack | Oxford only

    This session covers the fundamentals of working in MapInfo. MapInfo is a geographical information system (GIS) that is very popular among entry-level users due to its low cost and ease of use. GIS is software that is designed to store, query, analyse, process and visualise spatial data.

  122. course pack | Oxford only

    PHP is a widely used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for web development and can be embedded into HTML.

  123. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This course covers the basic concepts of SQL, a programming language designed for managing data held in a relational database management system

  124. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

    This module is about poster design. It emphasises how the design process should be approached in PowerPoint, but there is much that is also applicable in other tools.

  125. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This one-day, practical, hands-on course will introduce you to simple techniques to help you with conducting an interview and being interviewed, for print, audio and video.

  126. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2013

    This one-day course will provide an introduction to MS Project 2013.

  127. course pack | Oxford only

    Perl is a stable, cross platform programming language that is used in many computer systems around the world for web programming, database manipulation, text processing, and system administration. This course will cover the basics of the language.

  128. course pack | Oxford only

    JavaScript (JS) is a client-side scripting language capable of dynamically modifying web content within an internet browser. This course introduces you to language fundamentals, the most popular JS libraries, and provides real-world examples in AJAX, jQuery, and dynamic CSS.

  129. course pack | Oxford only

    This session covers techniques for working with raster imagery, such as printed or scanned maps or aerial photography. The relationship between image (i.e. pixel) coordinates and geographic coordinates will be explained, and students will be shown how to 'geo-reference' raster images. The session will also cover several approaches to extracting spatial data from raster images. Finally, the session will cover how an image processor (e.g. Photoshop, PaintShop Pro) can be used to prepare rasters for display in GIS.

  130. course pack | Oxford only

    Does your research paper or departmental web site need eye-catching 3D visuals?

  131. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Does your research paper or departmental web site need eye-catching 3D visuals?

  132. course pack | Oxford only

    In this course you will learn how to capture and record entire or selected screen activity as a demonstration video. You will also learn how to add images, captions and sound to the video. When your video is complete you will undoubtedly want to share it with colleagues, friends, family and the world. You will learn how to do this by loading your video to the YouTube video-sharing website.

  133. course pack | Oxford only

    This four-session course covers the map-making aspects of ArcGIS Desktop and introduces its analytical functionality. Powerful and relatively complex, Desktop is the industry standard for geographic information systems (GIS) software. ArcGIS Explorer is designed to store, query, analyse, process, and visualise spatial data. It is typically used for making maps and performing spatial analysis.

  134. course pack | Oxford only

    MapInfo is a geographic information system (GIS) that is very popular among entry-level users due to its low cost and ease of use. GIS is software that is designed to store, query, analyse, process, and visualise spatial data.

  135. course pack | Oxford only

    Can anything of academic value ever be said in just 140 characters? This session explores the relevance of Twitter to university teaching, research and engagement activities. Find out how to get started, grow your following, and hone your tweeting style to maximise your impact.

  136. course pack | Oxford only

    Learn about producing documents in PDF (Portable Document Format), a universal file format that preserves all of the fonts and layout of the original document. We will first learn how PDF files are created and look at formatting and manipulation of PDFs. We will then discuss annotating PDFs and completing PDF forms.

  137. course pack | Oxford only

    This course follows 'LaTeX: Introduction' and aims to introduce more advanced techniques such as managing longer documents, creating slideshows, exploring packages and solving problems.

  138. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Creating an online presence can open up your research and teaching (or any interest!) to a global audience and is now essential in promoting yourself professionally to the outside world

  139. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Podcasting is a method of distributing multimedia files (such as audio programs or music videos) over the Internet, for playback on mobile devices and computers. In this session aimed at novices, we will record, edit and publish an educational podcast using Audacity the simple, free audio editor.

  140. course pack | Oxford only

    This one-hour session is aimed at postgraduate students to increase awareness of plagiarism and Turnitin, including interpreting a Turnitin report.

  141. course pack | Oxford only

    Question: Do you trust your computer?

  142. course pack | Oxford only

    Would you go out and leave your house or car unlocked… so why take the risk with your confidential information?

  143. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Interactive whiteboards (sometimes called 'Smart Boards' after Smart Technologies product) can be a valuable teaching tool, but they are often perceived as being yet another technology to get to grips with.

  144. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This course will teach you the basics of producing and shooting a professional-looking short video.

  145. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Data management plans (DMPs) are becoming an increasingly important aspect of research - many funding bodies now require one as part of a grant application.

  146. course pack | Publicly viewable

    If you've ever wondered how to turn your video footage into a polished short film with titles, transitions and background music, come along and find out how easy it is to do on a Mac with iMovie! Learn the basic editing skills to produce a wide variety of projects to suit your needs.

  147. course pack | Oxford only

    Podcasting is a method of distributing digital media over the Internet via subscription, for playback on mobile devices and computers. In this session aimed at novices, we will record, edit and publish an educational podcast using Audacity the simple, free audio editor.

  148. course pack | Oxford only

    C++ is one of the most popular and powerful programming languages.

  149. course pack | Oxford only

    You’ve never been more at risk! Get some practical help with setting strong passwords, and then looking after them.

  150. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Inkscape is a free cross-platform program used for creating illustrations such as diagrams, technical drawings, maps and logos. It has similar features to Illustrator.

  151. course pack | Oxford only

    Sometimes the easiest way to get someone’s password is to ask for it, and the criminals know this!

  152. course pack | Publicly viewable

    You can dramatically improve the videos you take with a mobile phone, with a few tips and tricks from the professionals

  153. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This short course covers the core skills required for a budding R user to develop a strong foundation for data analysis in the RStudio environment.

  154. course pack | Oxford only

    SketchUp is a simple yet powerful 3D modelling program. This advanced session covers materials, i.e. the textures that are applied to the surfaces of a 3D model.

  155. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Does your research paper or departmental web site need eye-catching illustrations? Do you have data that needs to be clearly presented?

  156. course pack | Oxford only

    Do you really need to find out which Disney princess you are? Find out about the fraudulent attacks and scams that are rife in the social media world.

  157. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This is a statistical concepts course, an ideas course, a think-in-pictures course.

  158. course pack | Publicly viewable

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  159. course pack | Oxford only

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  160. course pack | Oxford only

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  161. course pack | Oxford only

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  162. course pack | Publicly viewable

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  163. course pack | Publicly viewable

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  164. course pack | Publicly viewable

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  165. course pack | Oxford only

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  166. course pack | Publicly viewable

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  167. course pack | Publicly viewable

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  168. course pack | Publicly viewable

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