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The Impact of Big Data on Organizations and Employees
Big data: it’s what everyone’s talking about, but what, exactly, is big data? (And what’s that Hadoop thing everyone keeps raving about?) What is it good for?  What opportunities and challenges does it present for businesses and individuals? How will it impact the way in which organizations manage their workforces? This course will answer all of these questions.
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Six Sigma: An Introduction
Six Sigma is a data-driven approach to eliminating defects in any process – from manufacturing to transactional and from product to service. Developed by Motorola in 1986, Six Sigma has been implemented in many companies including General Electric, which has reported estimated benefits of the order of $10 billion during the first five years of its use. This one-module course provides an overview of the Six Sigma methodology.
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How horses learn 60-minute online course
Sophie Wyllie
A$79.99
A 60 minute online course 
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The Role of Social Capital in Team Performance
Accepted management wisdom places the highest value on star employees who outshine their colleagues in terms of performance and rewards. Numerous research studies have shown, however, that effective teamwork comes less from “super chickens” than from social cohesion between the members. This one-module course explores the dynamics of social cohesion, offering real life examples from research and from in company practice. It will be of interest to practicing managers and team leaders as well as to students of management theory.
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Contemporary Issues in Ocean Governance
University of Wollongong
Learn about how the world’s oceans are regulated, protected and preserved. What's it about?This course considers the nature of how the world’s oceans are regulated. It will go through how ocean governance has evolved through time and how it actually works. In addition, there will be a focus on particular issues such as piracy, maritime security and environmental protection for the oceans. What's involved?Ocean Governance (8 videos, 7 quizzes, 1 assessment)Piracy (8 videos, 7 quizzes, 1 assessment)Maritime Security (8 videos, 7 quizzes, 1 assessment)Fisheries and Biodiversity (8 videos, 7 quizzes, 1 assessment)What will I learn?The basics of how the world’s oceans are governedThe fundamentals of maritime jurisdictionWhy piracy is still with us, and how countries combat it todayThe international mechanisms to protect ships and shipping around the globeThe international structures dealing with the protection of the marine environment and the sustainable use of marine living resources​This course requires approximately 2 - 4 hours of study per week, but can vary depending on the student. This includes watching videos, and taking quizzes and assessments. The total video time for this course is approximately 3 hours 30 minutes.If you pass this course you'll receive a Certificate of Achievement. While this certificate isn't a formal qualification or credit, you can use it to demonstrate your interest in learning about this area to potential employers or educational institutions.Where could this lead me?If you're wondering what your future could look like in this area, here are some potential careers you could head towards.Government AdvisorDiplomatLegal Practitioner
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Sociology
Western Sydney University
Sociology examines individuals in their social contexts.What's it about?Sociology examines individuals in their social contexts and provides insights into factors such as class, gender and age shape societies at the individual and institutional levels. This introductory course introduces you to key concepts and theories used in examination of and for understanding social action, social institutions, social structure and social change. This course seeks to introduce you to some of sociology’s central concepts, that describe and analyse critically the social forces shaping human behavior and attitude in contemporary social life. This includes examining the ways in which the social, economic and cultural creation of social groups influence their local, national and global environment. This course provides a systematic and critical understanding of the essential components in the structure of society, and examines the main conflicting social processes that create social instability and promote social change. What's involved?The Sociological Imagination (9 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment)Inequality in the 21st century: Local and Global Stratification (10 videos, 9 quizzes, 1 assessment)Social Structures (10 videos, 9 quizzes, 1 assessment)From the Concrete to the Elastic (10 videos, 9 quizzes, 1 assessment)What will I learn?What is the sociological imaginationHow to connect your biography with societyWhat is social inequalityHow inequality impacts on both the individual and the societyThe institutions of our society and how they impact the individualThe social changes that are happening around usThis course requires approximately 2 - 4 hours of study per week, but can vary depending on the student. This includes watching videos, and taking quizzes and assessments. The total video time for this course is approximately 4 hours 51 minutes.If you pass this course you'll receive a Certificate of Achievement. While this certificate isn't a formal qualification or credit, you can use it to demonstrate your interest in learning about this area to potential employers or educational institutions.Where could this lead me?If you're wondering what your future could look like in this area, here are some potential careers you could head towards.Policy developmentAdministrationTeachingPublic serviceHuman resourcesSales and marketingSocial research
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Understanding Common Diseases
University of Wollongong
Explore four common diseases and body systems: how they work, how they are treated and prevented.What's it about?Understanding Common Diseases is designed for everyone who cares about their health or is interested in knowing more about how their body works. Over the course of the subject, you will hear from patients with four different diseases: high blood pressure, heartburn, diabetes and the common cold. We have chosen these diseases as they all affect different body systems and occur commonly in the general public. We will be describing how patients experience the disease, the normal way the body system works and looking at how the disease affects function and how you and your doctor can best manage your health. What's involved?High Blood Pressure (10 videos, 9 quizzes, 1 assessment)Reflux (10 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment)Diabetes (10 videos, 9 quizzes, 1 assessment)The Common Cold (10 videos, 9 quizzes, 1 assessment)What will I learn?Understanding of health and disease, its management and preventionUnderstanding the ways in which the major body systems function including the cardiovascular system, the gastrointestinal tract and the respiratory tractHow blood pressure is normally regulatedHow blood sugar levels are normally regulatedHow the immune system responds to invasion of the respiratory tract by microorganismsRecognise the signs and symptoms of high blood pressure, heartburn, diabetes, and common colds and fluThe principles of the treatment and management of high blood pressure, heartburn, diabetes, common cold and fluThis course requires approximately 2 - 4 hours of study per week, but can vary depending on the student. This includes watching videos, and taking quizzes and assessments. The total video time for this course is approximately 3 hours 48 minutes.If you pass this course you'll receive a Certificate of Achievement. While this certificate isn't a formal qualification or credit, you can use it to demonstrate your interest in learning about this area to potential employers or educational institutions.Where could this lead me?If you're wondering what your future could look like in this area, here are some potential careers you could head towards.DoctorMedical ScientistNurseMedical AdministratorHealth PromotionPublic Health NutritionSocial Marketing for Health
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The Human Body as a Machine
Flinders University
This course introduces how the human body works and how it is more than the sum of its partsWhat's it about?The human body is made up of many individual parts that work together in a highly interactive and coordinated way. This course introduces the building blocks that make up the body, and how these are structured and maintained at a cellular level. We highlight the cardiovascular, hormonal and nervous systems, as critical coordination and control parts of the body. We investigate the structure of the musculoskeletal system, and how it helps us move through, and manipulate, our environment. We conclude by reviewing how the body replaces itself to create a new human being. What's involved?Human Biology (10 videos, 9 quizzes, 1 assessment)Communication and Co-ordination Systems (9 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment)Moving the Machine (8 videos, 7 quizzes, 1 assessment)Making the Machine (8 videos, 7 quizzes, 1 assessment)What will I learn?The organisational structure of your bodyBasic physiological principles that ensure normal body functionThe nature of the basic functional unit of the body, the cell.The biology of basic tissue types, such as those lining body surfaces (epithelia) and connecting other tissues (connective tissues)The structure and function of the cardiovascular, hormonal and nervous systems, and how they interact to coordinate and control the other systems within your bodyThe structure of bone and muscle, and how they work together to allow you to move through, and manipulate, your environmentHow DNA helps cells maintain and replace themselves to ensure internal maintenance and renewal within your bodyHow your body produces reproductive cells, and how our genetic material is recombined to ensure that, through genetic diversity, we are genetically uniqueThis course requires approximately 2 - 4 hours of study per week, but can vary depending on the student. This includes watching videos, and taking quizzes and assessments. The total video time for this course is approximately 3 hours 29 minutes.If you pass this course you'll receive a Certificate of Achievement. While this certificate isn't a formal qualification or credit, you can use it to demonstrate your interest in learning about this area to potential employers or educational institutions.Where could this lead me?If you're wondering what your future could look like in this area, here are some potential careers you could head towards.MedicineNursingAllied health Professions, such as Physiotherapy, OT, Speech Pathology, Audiology, Medical ImagingBiomedical EngineeringMedical or Laboratory Science
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Understanding the Origins of Crime
Griffith University
Learn to understand criminal behaviour by looking at our evolutionary history and animal behaviour in general.What's it about?Criminologists, like scientists generally, agree that life resulted from a process of natural selection. But most do not use that information when studying what crime is and why it exists. In this course, you will learn the process of natural selection and how it can be used to make sense of criminal behaviour. We will use the theory of evolution to make sense of a broad range of crimes including several types of homicide, child abuse and neglect, spousal assault and group level aggression such as warfare, hooliganism, rioting, and gang fights. What's involved?Evolutionary Theory (8 videos, 7 quizzes, 1 assessment)Families and crime (8 videos, 7 quizzes, 1 assessment)“Status” homicides (9 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment)War in its natural context (9 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment)What will I learn?What natural selection is and how to predict what it will doThe definition of “biological functionality” and some of the common misconceptions about itSome of the basic lessons we can learn about our species and crime from an understanding of Darwinian theoryWhy kin murder is so rare, but the reasons it does occurSome of the reasons infanticide and child neglect occurThe origins of jealousy and its relationship to spousal homicidesThe characteristics of a “typical” homicideWhy status is so important and how it relates to aggressionWar and warriorship, and examples from across the animal kingdomHow natural selection rewards warfareHow pathogens relate to war in the modern worldThis course requires approximately 2 - 4 hours of study per week, but can vary depending on the student. This includes watching videos, and taking quizzes and assessments. The total video time for this course is approximately 3 hours 7 minutes. If you pass this course you'll receive a Certificate of Achievement. While this certificate isn't a formal qualification or credit, you can use it to demonstrate your interest in learning about this area to potential employers or educational institutions.Where could this lead me?If you're wondering what your future could look like in this area, here are some potential careers you could head towards.Policing and profilingCorrections officerRegulatory law enforcementCustoms officialCriminal justice, prevention and correctionsJustice administration and policyCommunity development & healthMilitary servicesLegal secretaryLegal support officerAssistant paralegal
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Becoming a Confident Trainer
TAFE SA
Become a confident trainer by developing an understanding of Adult learners and what motivates them to learn.What's it about?Confidence as a trainer comes from the knowledge that you are well prepared in your topic and the resources you’ll use to present your information. Confidence, is also understanding that an effective trainer is someone who presents in a professional manner, is an effective communicator and has developed an awareness of the learning needs of their learner group. In this course, we’d like to share with you our combined experience in the vocational education sector working with adult learners. Our focus will be on the more practical aspects of training and facilitation and we’d like to draw on some of the skills and knowledge we've gained through our respective training careers to offer you some practical techniques, approaches, hints and suggestions that you may be able to apply to your own training environment. Whether you’re an experienced trainer or just starting out, this course aims to develop the skills that you already have and help you become a more confident and accomplished vocational educator. What's involved?Jumping in as a First-Time Trainer (10 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment)Our Brains at Work: How Do People Learn? (9 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment)Assessing: How to Tell if Students are Learning (9 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment)Developing Flexibility in Training (10 videos, 9 quizzes, 1 assessment)What will I learn?Jumping in as a first time trainerQualities of a confident trainerLearning stylesBuilding rapportHow do people learn?Why do Adults learnCreating a safe learning environmentHow do you know if your students are learning?Why do we need to assess?Providing feedback to your learnersDeveloping flexibility in trainingDealing with difficult learnersAddressing diversityTips to becoming a confident trainerThis course requires approximately 2 - 4 hours of study per week, but can vary depending on the student. This includes watching videos, and taking quizzes and assessments. The total video time for this course is approximately 4 hours 11 minutes. If you pass this course you'll receive a Certificate of Achievement. While this certificate isn't a formal qualification or credit, you can use it to demonstrate your interest in learning about this area to potential employers or educational institutions.Where could this lead me?If you're wondering what your future could look like in this area, here are some potential careers you could head towards.Enterprise trainerEnterprise assessorRegistered training organisation trainerTraining advisor or Training analystVocational education teacher
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Early Childhood Education
Gowrie Victoria
Examine the world of children from 0 to 5 years. Explore how they develop and learn in this critical stage.What's it about?You will discover the world of children in the early years. Though child development patterns are reasonably universal, every child is unique, has individual potential and will learn differently from their peers. By exploring many aspects of child development and learning you will gain insight into how to support infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers during this critical stage of life. What's involved?The World of the Child (10 videos, 9 quizzes, 1 assessment)Belonging (10 videos, 9 quizzes, 1 assessment)Being (8 videos, 7 quizzes, 1 assessment)Becoming (9 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment)What will I learn?The stages of child development from birth to five years and some important milestones The different domains in which children develop, and how care givers can support the development in each domainLaws and regulations that guide the care and education of children in Australia and internationallyThe belonging, being and becoming framework for understanding children’s developmental needsHow children’s brains develop, and the importance of interactions with care givers in this processThe importance of play in child development and learningThe concepts of attachment and reciprocity, and their importance in early childhood educationWhy taking risks is a essential part of children’s learning and developmentPositive forms of behaviour guidance, especially for toddlersThis course requires approximately 2 - 4 hours of study per week, but can vary depending on the student. This includes watching videos, and taking quizzes and assessments. The total video time for this course is approximately 2 Hours 44 Minutes. If you pass this course you'll receive a Certificate of Achievement. While this certificate isn't a formal qualification or credit, you can use it to demonstrate your interest in learning about this area to potential employers or educational institutions.Where could this lead me?If you're wondering what your future could look like in this area, here are some potential careers you could head towards.Early childhood teacherChild care coordinatorChild care worker
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Education in a Changing World
Open2Study (Industry)
Explore education as a social institution that’s shaped by and part of shaping a constantly changing world.What's it about?In this course you will explore Education as a social institution charged with communicating the knowledge, skills and cultural values that society considers most important. We will look at how the aims of Education have changed over time in response to changing and competing views of what is considered a ‘good society’ and ‘good person’, as well as changes that come from new understandings of a constantly changing world. We will also look at the way Education continues to change in the context of new communication technologies, globalization and climate change. What's involved?For what Purposes? Education in Society and Debates over the Aims of Education (10 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment)Give me the Child until Seven: Childhood, Adolescence and Education (9 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment)What Knowledge is of Most Worth? The Curriculum (9 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment)Literacy in a Changing World (9 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment)What will I learn?On completing this course you will have a sound understanding of:What it means to refer to education as a social institution and the roles it plays in society.The major positions in debates over the aims of education, including:Securing social integrationProviding a skilled workforcePromoting freedomRedressing social inequalitiesHow cultural understandings of the transition from childhood to adulthood have changed over time, and how education has been shaped by and helped shape these understandings.How and why the curriculum has historically changed, and the current state of curriculum debates.The way the concept of literacy is having to be rethought as a result of changes that include:The information and communications revolutionGlobalizationClimate changeThis course requires approximately 2 - 4 hours of study per week, but can vary depending on the student. This includes watching videos, and taking quizzes and assessments. The total video time for this course is approximately 3 hours 10 minutes. If you pass this course you'll receive a Certificate of Achievement. While this certificate isn't a formal qualification or credit, you can use it to demonstrate your interest in learning about this area to potential employers or educational institutions.Where could this lead me?If you're wondering what your future could look like in this area, here are some potential careers you could head towards.TeacherSociologistCommunity, Youth & Human services workerEducation administratorEducation policy development officer
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Foundations of Psychology
RMIT University
Start learning how psychologists comprehend and study human nature and its disorders.What's it about?One of the reasons we want to understand human nature is so we can help people with psychological disorders. This course lays a foundation for understandings and further study in psychology. You will learn how psychologists go about conceptualising and studying human nature, and how the brain works to produce thoughts, emotions and complex behaviour. We'll also look closely at how psychologists approach the diagnosis and treatment of the ‘common colds’ of psychopathology – anxiety and mood disorders. What's involved?Beginning with Psychology (8 videos, 6 quizzes, 1 assessment)The Biological Framework for Human Behaviour (9 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment)Understanding and Diagnosing Psychopathology (8 videos, 7 quizzes, 1 assessment)Depression and Anxiety Disorders (10 videos, 9 quizzes, 1 assessment)What will I learn?What psychology is essentially aboutThe basic philosophical and conceptual foundations of psychology, such as:The mind-body issueThe biopsychosocial perspectiveThe structure and functions of neurones, the smallest functional element of the nervous system, and how they communicate with each otherThe broad structural and functional organisation of the nervous system as a whole, and the important features which allow for complex behaviours to occur in humansThe general approach that psychologists take to understand abnormal behaviour, including:How they classify mental disordersThe essential diagnostic approachThe basic processes involved in experiencing and then coping with stress, and what happens when our coping strategies failWhat anxiety and mood disorders are, including:The various subtypesTheir general prevalence (epidemiology)How they are diagnosed and treatedThis course requires approximately 2 - 4 hours of study per week, but can vary depending on the student. This includes watching videos, and taking quizzes and assessments. The total video time for this course is approximately 3 hours 22 minutes. If you pass this course you'll receive a Certificate of Achievement. While this certificate isn't a formal qualification or credit, you can use it to demonstrate your interest in learning about this area to potential employers or educational institutions.Where could this lead me?If you're wondering what your future could look like in this area, here are some potential careers you could head towards.Social worker
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Teaching Adult Learners
North Metropolitan TAFE
Get a grounding in facilitating a group of adult learners, in an online or face to face learning environment.What's it about?Despite all the changes in teaching and learning over the last 30 years, there has been one constant for both the teacher and learner, and that is the importance of working in a safe and accountable learning environment. We’ll look at how to engage our learners through collaborative learning, instructional skills and design, as well as looking at the role technology is playing in terms of promoting engaged learning environments. We’ll explore the importance of creating a safe and accountable learning environment; observe an experienced teacher who works with instructional skills and tactics to promote safe and accountable learning environments. What's involved?Instructional Tactics (8 videos, 7 quizzes, 1 assessment)Engaging Adult Learners (6 videos, 5 quizzes, 1 assessment)Engaging Learners Through Technology (10 videos, 6 quizzes, 1 assessment)Key Components of Instructional Design (7 videos, 5 quizzes, 1 assessment)What will I learn?How to define and create a safe and accountable learning environmentExamine the working factors of teachingIdentify instructional skills & tactics that promote a safe and accountable learning environmentIdentify elements of instructional designReflect on the role technology is playing in the learning environmentDemonstrate reflective practice as a teacher or facilitator, and a learnerThis course requires approximately 2 - 4 hours of study per week, but can vary depending on the student. This includes watching videos, and taking quizzes and assessments.The total video time for this course is 2 hours 17 minutes. If you pass this course you'll receive a Certificate of Achievement. While this certificate isn't a formal qualification or credit, you can use it to demonstrate your interest in learning about this area to potential employers or educational institutions.Where could this lead me?If you're wondering what your future could look like in this area, here are some potential careers you could head towards.Teacher
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Becoming Human: Anthropology
Macquarie University
Gain an introductory understanding of evolution, including how we evolved from primates and became human.What's it about?Impressively, humans are the only creatures produced by evolution that are capable of understanding evolution. In Becoming Human: Anthropology, you can explore how evolution works and how variation arises. Find out why, of all the orders of life, primates produced us. How did apes start to look like us, walk on two feet and grow big brains that over the past 200,000 years have figured out where we came from? This course will give you some thought-provoking answers. What's involved?Introducing: Becoming Human (7 videos, 5 quizzes, 1 assessment)Darwin (10 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment)Sex (10 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment)Brains (10 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment)What will I learn?Basic evolutionary conceptsThe traces of human evolution in our bodiesDarwin’s contributions to evolutionary theoryThe genetic dimensions of human evolutionThe processes of cooperation and symbiosisNiche creation, learning, and other types of inheritanceThe differences between men and womenWhy sex is so important to evolutionThe role of our needy babies'Natural’ human sexualityWhat brains are good forThe cost of having a big brainTools, technology and new evolutionary tricksWhether or not human evolution is overThis course requires approximately 2 - 4 hours of study per week, but can vary depending on the student. This includes watching videos, and taking quizzes and assessments. The total video time for this course is approximately 4 hours 20 minutes. If you pass this course you'll receive a Certificate of Achievement. While this certificate isn't a formal qualification or credit, you can use it to demonstrate your interest in learning about this area to potential employers or educational institutions.Where could this lead me?If you're wondering what your future could look like in this area, here are some potential careers you could head towards.ResearcherScientistPolicy Adviser
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Food, Nutrition & Your Health
Open2Study (Academic)
Walk through the basics of nutrition, how eating disorders develop, and learn the benefits of various diets.What's it about?Ever wondered what really makes a healthy diet? In Food, Nutrition & Your Health you will learn the basic concepts of nutrition, as well as how to follow a diet that will protect you from various health problems. Starting with the building blocks of basic nutrition, you will learn how these can impact your digestion, energy and health. Find out how eating disorders develop, including the genetic, cultural and psychological factors involved. Finally, you will learn about various diets, including the social and biological factors that have contributed to their evolution. What's involved?Basic Nutrition (9 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment)Dietary Intake (9 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment)Eating Disorders (8 videos, 7 quizzes, 1 assessment)Healthful Nutrition (9 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment)What will I learn?An outline of the chemistry of the basic nutrients, how they are ingested, digested, absorbed and finally egestedVarious ethnic and geographic factors relating to dietWhat metabolism is and how food is utilised to build up body tissuesHow the body is affected by:Under-nutritionOver-nutritionObesity, and how it contributes to morbidity and mortalityThe biological and psychological factors responsible for abnormal eating patternsThe characteristics of anorexia and bulimiaThe various other eating disorders commonly observedThe underlying nutritional fallacies of some of the fad dietsAn understanding of why some diets are good and what the nutritional and health benefits of these areHow to construct a healthful menuThis course requires approximately 2 - 4 hours of study per week, but can vary depending on the student. This includes watching videos, and taking quizzes and assessments. The total video time for this course is 4 Hours 24 minutes. If you pass this course you'll receive a Certificate of Achievement. While this certificate isn't a formal qualification or credit, you can use it to demonstrate your interest in learning about this area to potential employers or educational institutions.Where could this lead me?If you're wondering what your future could look like in this area, here are some potential careers you could head towards.DietitianFood service managerMedical nutritional therapistNutritionistWorkplace health adviserCommunity health adviserHealth program managerHealth promotion practitionerPublic health nutrition policy adviserAllied health assistantFood service professionalDietary assistantNutrition assistant
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Introduction to Nursing in Healthcare
User phuong.bui@go1.com.au
Considering a career in nursing? This course will introduce you to the role of nurses in Australian healthcare.What's it about?Did you know that nursing is one of Australia's most in-demand fields? Get an idea for what's involved in this challenging and rewarding career with Introduction to Nursing in Healthcare. The Australian healthcare system ranks 9th in the world for its quality. Nurses play a crucial role in Australian healthcare and in this course you will learn about the Australian industry, rural health, speciality areas in the hospital sector, staffing requirements, and how individual team members contribute to a patient's experience. You will also gain valuable insight into the predicted healthcare demands for the future and how these could impact healthcare. What's involved?The Australian Healthcare Sector & The Emergency Department (8 videos, 6 quizzes, 1 assessment)Hospital Speciality Areas (7 videos, 5 quizzes, 1 assessment)Roles of Staff in the Acute Healthcare Sector (9 videos, 7 quizzes, 1 assessment)Roles of Medical and Allied Health Personnel and a closer look at Australia's Health (10 videos, 8 quizzes, 1 assessment)What will I learn?An introduction to emergency care, including:The different specialty areas in short-term or emergency careThe types of patients in specialty unitsThe role and purpose of the multidisciplinary team, including:The role of each team member in relation to patient careA nurse's role within the interdisciplinary teamThe structure and composition of the current Australian healthcare sector, including:Healthcare funding and current demandsStarting a career in nursing, including:What motivates people to work in healthcareWhat is required to work in the healthcare sectorSteps that can be taken towards changing or starting a career in healthcareThis course requires approximately 2 - 4 hours of study per week, but can vary depending on the student. This includes watching videos, and taking quizzes and assessments. The total video time for this course is approximately 4 hours 20 minutes. If you pass this course you'll receive a Certificate of Achievement. While this certificate isn't a formal qualification or credit, you can use it to demonstrate your interest in learning about this area to potential employers or educational institutions.Where could this lead me?If you're wondering what your future could look like in this area, here are some potential careers you could head towards.Healthcare professionalMidwifeRegistered nurseHealth services managerEnrolled nursePersonal care worker
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World Music
James Cook University
Discover a world of music exploring your community or family to learn how music represents cultural identity.What's it about?The objective of the course is to stimulate you to become a cultural explorer in your own community by discovering music traditions outside the normal day-to-day music heard on mass media. In the event that your community is small with minimum diversity then you are encouraged to explore your own cultural family heritage. Each module will build the your listening skills using the basic musical elements of Rhythm, Melody, Harmony, Texture and Dynamics progressively. This is to aid you in listening and analysing the cultural musics used in the course. Each module includes basic musical, cultural and ethnomusicological concepts. What's involved?Rhythm in Motion (10 videos, 9 quizzes, 1 assessment)Hear the Melody (10 videos, 9 quizzes, 1 assessment)Come Together in Harmony (10 videos, 9 quizzes, 1 assessment)Blending the Drama (10 videos, 9 quizzes, 1 assessment)What will I learn?Develop an understanding of musical conceptsLearn about how four different tradition express cultural musicApply techniques for gathering and documenting World Music performancesDefine what World Music represents and how to find and access world music communities in your local environmentDevelop an appreciation of different musical traditions and how they create cultural identityThis course requires approximately 2 - 4 hours of study per week, but can vary depending on the student. This includes watching videos, and taking quizzes and assessments. The total video time for this course is approximately 4 hours 12 minutes.If you pass this course you'll receive a Certificate of Achievement. While this certificate isn't a formal qualification or credit, you can use it to demonstrate your interest in learning about this area to potential employers or educational institutions.Where could this lead me?If you're wondering what your future could look like in this area, here are some potential careers you could head towards.Film-making and animation productionMusic and performance managementConferences and events production managementMusic and theatrical performances and venuesTraining and educational technology
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