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UCLeXtend offers online courses, led by UCL academics, to help you extend your knowledge, skills and expertise in a range of subject areas.
This course will introduce the principles of behaviour change through community engagement and demonstrate how these can be applied to a range of global health problems. Experts will present different methods with examples ranging from individual-level counselling to community action cycles with participatory women’s groups to mHealth. During the course, participants will use tools recently developed in behavioural science to understand and change behaviour and specify the content of interventions. Participants will learn how to use these tools into a coherent, step-by step method of intervention design (the Behaviour Change Wheel).
Cost: £1,596.00, Five day course, 15-19 June 2015
Statistical Computing with R is a short (6-8 hours) course aimed at introducing the R environment to individuals with no prior programming experience. R is rapidly becoming the tool of choice for data analysis in the life sciences and understanding its basic functionality is of benefit to undergraduates, graduates and researchers across diverse fields. Upon completion of the course you will understand how to manipulate data within R, perform basic data analysis procedures and create plots. This course provides a foundation for more advanced topics and techniques.
Cost: Free, 6-8 Hours study
Better Conversations with Aphasia is a free e-learning resource to improve access to conversation therapy for speech and language therapists/pathologists (SLTs), and for people with aphasia (PWA) and their families. Aphasia is a language disorder commonly caused by stroke that affects speaking, listening, reading and writing, and as a result everyday conversations can become difficult.
Cost: Free, 10-15 hours learning