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Personal Development & Soft Skills

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.
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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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Saylor Foundation

Job Search Skills - Preparing Your Résumé and Cover Letter

Job Search Skills - Preparing Your Résumé and Cover Letter is a free online course which is designed for anyone who wants to undertake a job application campaign to successfully acquire a new job. Th..
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Saylor Foundation

Introduction to Job Search Skills

Introduction to Job Search Skills is a free online course which is designed for anyone who is beginning or is actively involved in a job search. The course covers different scenarios from students lo..
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Global Text Project

Introduction to Time Management

Introduction to Time Management is a free online course that will guide you on how to effectively and efficiently manage your time. Many people feel overwhelmed by the all the demands, distractions a..
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Smarter Learning - Improve Your Study Skills and Practices - Arabic Version

Starting a new course can be daunting as we can often doubt our ability and skills in learning. Fortunately, learning can be improved by the development of new personal study skills and practices. Th..
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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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Yoga Exercises for Core Strength and Flexibility

For learners who have completed the free online introductory yoga course titled "Yoga for a Healthier Lifestyle" available on ALISON, this new yoga course will be a welcome follow-up as it ..
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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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Dean Lacey

Introduction to Employee Investigation in the UK

An employer becomes aware of possible illegal or inappropriate conduct by a member of staff. The employer now has to consider what action they will take to establish the facts and, if appropriate, ta..
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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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