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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.
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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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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Graphic-Design-1
XSIQ

Graphic Design - Visual and Graphic Design

This free online course is ideal for students studying graphic design, those working in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) or indeed anyone interested in design in general.


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Introduction-to-Time-Management
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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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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Yoga-Exercises
Dashama

Yoga Exercises

Yoga is an exercise system used by millions of people around the world to gain a healthier lifestyle. In this free online course, Dashama, who is an innovator in the field of yoga, mind/body transfor..
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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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Introduction-to-Music-Theory
Connexions

Introduction to Music Theory

Music theory, one of our top online music classes, is the analysation of how music works - by studying the notation and language of music. Unlike other online music lessons, Introduction to Music The..
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How-to-Plan-Your-Career-Path
Stanford

How to Plan Your Career Path

Stan Christensen is a partner at Arbor Advisors, an investment banking firm where he negotiates on behalf of mid-market technology companies. He has nearly twenty years of experience in both transact..
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Personal-Study-Skills
OpenLearn

Smarter Learning - Improve Your Study Skills and Practices

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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