introduction

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    Playlist for Matlab is a high-performance language for technical computing. This course provides a working introduction to the Matlab technical computing environment. Themes of data analysis, visualization, and programming are explored throughout the course.

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    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

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    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.

  • video | Oxford only

    An introduction to the basics of Database Design

  • course pack | Oxford only

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

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    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.

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    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.

  • course pack | Publicly viewable

    This course, delivered as a whole day session, will give you a comprehensive introduction to Linux

  • 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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

  • 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.

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    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

  • on-line course | Publicly viewable

    This is an on-line self-study course for the popular Python programming language: in it you will be guided and supported by an experienced programmer. It starts with a one-hour overview in the classroom, and then approximately 3-4 hours each week following the course on-line over the next 5 weeks.

  • playlist | Oxford only | v. X8

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

  • course pack | Publicly viewable | v. X8

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

  • 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]

  • 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.

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    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.

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