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  • Introduction to Data Management

    Short Course
    Beginner
    This course equips learners with an understanding of different data management practices, providing them with the tools and knowledge to manage data effectively. It covers strategies for working with and organizing research data, and supports learners in sharing data securely, effectively, and in line with FAIR principles. 
    4 hours to learn
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  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

    Short Course
    Beginner
    This course gives learners a full understanding of what artificial intelligence is and how it is used and applied in society and research methods. It explores the ethical issues surrounding artificial intelligence and the uses of machine learning.
    2 hours to learn
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  • Unlocking Statistics: From Hypothesis to Outcome

    Short Course
    Beginner
    This is a beginner course in statistics, introducing learners to the principles behind the many statistical practices, including sampling, variables, and inference, and showing how these concepts fit into the research design process. It helps to build a mental map to enable students to work their way through tests and procedures.
    6 hours to learn
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  • Do Your Interviews

    Short Course
    Beginner
    This course guides you through the planning and development of research interviews, from choosing the most suitable interview approach, writing strong questions and preparing the interview with participants. It is a practical, hands-on course to help capture in-depth research data.
    5 hours to learn
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  • Analyze Qualitative Data

    Short Course
    Beginner
    This course will develop students’ skills in understanding and evaluating their individual data. It identifies the appropriate approach to coding and uses techniques to categorize and pull themes from their data, building confidence and proficiency in every stage of the data analysis process.
    5 hours to learn
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  • Conduct a Literature Review

    Short Course
    Beginner
    This course guides learners through the entire process of preparing a literature review, selecting and analyzing existing literature and structuring and writing a quality literature review. Most importantly, the course develops skills in using evidence to create and present an engaging and critical argument.
    5 hours to learn
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  • Critical Reading and Writing

    Short Course
    Beginner
    The reading and writing expectations of higher education are often daunting for new students. This course equips students with the skills and knowledge to make the jump to higher education. It teaches reading strategies to evaluate and question written and visual texts. It builds confidence in structuring a critical writing piece, spelling out arguments and integrating evidence.
    2 hours to learn
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  • Critical Thinking Online Course

    Short Course
    Beginner
    This six-unit course equips students with the intellectual skills and practical habits of critical thinking.
    10 hours to learn
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  • Introduction to Python

    Long Course
    Beginner
    Perfect for beginners, this course will teach you the fundamentals of Python programming through taught materials and practical examples.
    24 hours to learn
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  • Research Design in Social Data Science

    Short Course
    Beginner
    Gain an understanding of the emerging field of social data science as a big data-driven approach to social science research.
    6 hours to learn
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  • How to Write a Journal Article 1: Putting Your Article Together

    Short Course
    Beginner
    Equips researchers with the knowledge, skills, and strategies to write and organize a strong journal article, meeting all the requirements of a publisher.
    3 hours to learn
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  • Peer Review, Feedback, and Decisions

    Short Course
    Beginner
    This course will provide information for every phase of the publishing review process; from submission to feedback, and teaches learners how to respond to feedback and revise their article appropriately.
    1.5 hours to learn
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  • Submission and Final Touches

    Short Course
    Beginner
    This course will supply all the information for learners to finalize their journal article to the highest possible standard in order to maximize chances of publication, suggesting resources and support sites to assist with submission.
    2 hours to learn
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  • Article Acceptance to Promotion

    Short Course
    Beginner
    Teaches authors how to effectively promote their paper through different channels, including conferences and events as well as multimedia avenues.
    1 hours to learn
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  • Choosing a Journal

    Short Course
    Beginner
    This course will provide guidance to help authors make an informed decision when researching different journals to publish in. It will give an insight into what journal editors are looking for, drawing on advice and tips from actual journal editors.
    1.5 hours to learn
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  • Research Proposal

    Short Course
    Intermediate
    Gives an understanding of the elements and purpose a research proposal, strategies to avoid pitfalls when preparing your proposal and provides a step by step plan to craft a winning proposal.
    5 hours to learn
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  • Plan Your Project

    Short Course
    Beginner
    This course guides learners through the planning and development of an academic project. It supports the early preparation of the project and gives direction and advice during every stage to finalise the academic project.
    5 hours to learn
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  • See Numbers in Data

    Short Course
    Intermediate
    Prepares and provides students with all the knowledge and skills to read, interpret and produce tables and graphs, including tendency, spread and dispersion, and scientific notation.
    5 hours to learn
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  • Know Your Numbers

    Short Course
    Beginner
    Teaches easy ways to nail basic numbers and gives an understanding as to why this is important.
    5 hours to learn
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  • Present Your Research

    Short Course
    Beginner
    Equips learners with the confidence, skills and communication strategies to present their research in an impactful and meaningful way.
    4 hours to learn
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  • How to Write a Journal Article Part 2

    Short Course
    Beginner
    This course will equip learners with the ability to utilize and present supplementary material, including data and third party content, effectively within their article.
    2 hours to learn
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  • Research Question

    Short Course
    Beginner
    Equips researchers with the skills and knowledge they need to form and articulate a clear and concise research question that’s relevant, interesting and fundamentally researchable.
    4 hours to learn
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  • Gather Your Data Online

    Short Course
    Intermediate
    Gives an overview of types of data and ways to find and generate them online to use for research.
    4 hours to learn
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  • Statistical Significance

    Short Course
    Intermediate
    Explains what statistical significance and p-values mean, how they are calculated, and how their origin lies in the way we use samples to measure and investigate people, organizations and societies.
    4 hours to learn
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  • Introduction to Journal Publishing: Why Publish?

    Short Course
    Beginner
    Teaches an overview of journal publishing, informing researchers how to take advantage of different publishing opportunities.
    2 hours to learn
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  • Publishing for Impact

    Short Course
    Beginner
    Provides researchers with tips and tools to prepare a funding application that will get noticed! Builds an understanding of how to write and present an article to impact both academia and society. 
    2 hours to learn
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  • Introduction to R

    Long Course
    Beginner
    This practical course will help you gain the knowledge and skills to use R for social science research, step-by-step.
    20 hours to learn
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  • Introduction to Data Visualisation

    Short Course
    Beginner
    Master the principles for transforming data into powerful visualisations, with a fresh, creative approach from Andy Kirk.
    12 hours to learn
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  • Collecting Social Media Data

    Short Course
    Beginner
    Learn the essentials of collecting social media data and gain the skills to plan, gather and analyze social media data for your research.
    6 hours to learn
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  • Introduction to Text Mining

    Short Course
    Beginner
    Gain a conceptual overview of the text mining landscape and a foundational understanding of the analysis of digital textual data sets.
    10 hours to learn
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  • Intermediate Python Skills

    Long Course
    Intermediate
    Gain the skills you need to manipulate and visualize a variety of data types using Python.
    25 hours to learn
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  • Practical Data Management with R

    Long Course
    Intermediate
    Learn how to use R to manage data in a wide variety of formats, in a reproducible manner, at scale.
    30 hours to learn
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  • Fundamentals of Quantitative Text Analysis

    Long Course
    Beginner
    Learn how to analyze large amounts of textual data, at scale, using the R programming language.
    15 hours to learn
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  • Interactive Visualization with R

    Long Course
    Advanced
    Learn the techniques and tools for presenting data in visually attractive and interactive ways using the R programming language.
    40 hours to learn
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  • How to Get Published

    Short Course
    Beginner
    Learn how to choose a journal, how to prepare your paper for submission and about the publication process.
    3 hours to learn
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  • SAGE Campus demo hub

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