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Would you like to take up a new hobby, improve yourself, study better or find a new job? ALISON’s Personal Development & Soft Skills courses are for learners who want to enrich their personal and professional lives. The Personal Development & Soft Skills category includes personal development courses in digital photography, yoga, music theory and physical education. For students under-going a course of study, there are courses in smarter learning, study skills and resume writing, while, for job hunters, there are courses in career planning and job hunting. This category also includes unique courses, such as a course in Aesop’s Fables, a US citizenship course, and a course exploring architecture. Psychology courses and legal studies courses are also included.
Achieving-Personal-Success
Stanford

Achieving Personal Success

Tom Kelley is the highly respected general manager of IDEO, a firm that helps its clients create innovative products, services and environments. He is also the author of best-selling books on creativi..
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Aesops-Fables
Advance Learning

Aesop's Fables

Aesop's Fables work their magic by enchanting us with animals that behave like people and events that could never happen. At the same time, they pass on some essential truths about life, love, war, an..
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Biology-and-Behaviour
XSIQ

Biology and Behaviour in Psychology

This free online learning course introduces the learner to the basic principles of Psychology from both a behavioural and biological perspective. The topics include classical and operant conditioning..
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Colour-Theory-for-Artists-and-Designers
David Briggs

Colour Theory for Artists and Designers

Graphic designers, artists, photographers and all those involved in the visual arts need an accurate understanding of colour theory. This free online course from ALISON presents aspects of colour and..
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Graphic-Design-2
XSIQ

Design - Applying Design Principles

This Graphic Design course builds on the introductory course and investigates the application of graphic design principals in the production process such as composition, balance, contrast and hierarc..
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Digital-Photography
Harvard

Digital Photography

Digital photography technology is continually changing, however, the principles behind good photography don't. ALISON's free online photo course gives you the opportunity to gain extensive knowledge ..
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The-Law-of-Agency
Christine Williams

Employer - Employee Law

In commercial law, the law of agency is a very important concept to understand as it deals with contractual, quasi-contractual and non-contractual relationships. This usually involves a person, c..

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Architecture-Buildings-Monuments
Smart History

Exploring Architecture, Buildings and Monuments Through the Ages

Humans have been designing and building monuments and buildings of all types and sizes from the dawn of civilisation to the extent that the built environment reflects a people's cultural, religious a..
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Fundamentals-of-American-Civics
Khan Academy

Fundamentals of American Civics

With each American Presidential election there is always great interest in both the U.S. and around the world in how the American political system actually nominates candidates who run for the positi..
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Fundamentals-of-Business-Law
Christine Williams

Fundamentals of Business Law

This course reviews important principles found in business law. These principles include details on sole proprietorship, general partnerships, limited partnerships and incorporations. This course exp..
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