Online Course in Humanities and Social Sciences

Best Online Courses in Humanities and Social Sciences 2017

Humanities and Social Sciences

Whether it is Anthropology, Counseling, Fashion, International Relations, Linguistics, Media, Photography, Psychology or another academic discipline, the field of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences has wide appeal. Online courses in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences subjects are a great way to achieve professional development, explore a fascinating and different subject or obtain new qualifications.

Online courses are rigorous and challenging from an educational standpoint, but also flexible from a scheduling standpoint, making them popular among working professionals and other students trying to balance their work, personal and study lives. Teachers of online courses in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences are highly accessible through new e-learning technologies such as satellite conferencing, social media, file sharing, instant messaging and more. Hosted by top-notch universities and institutions around the world, online courses in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences give students the ability to bring the classroom to them.

If you are interested in studying a subject, which falls into this category, such as Graphic Design, Teaching or Vietnamese, consider enrolling in online courses in arts, humanities and social sciences. You can read more and contact the universities directly in just one minute, below!

 

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Exploring the Biblical Land of Israel

Israel Institute of Biblical Studies
Online Part time 9 months May 2017 Israel Israel Online

Take a closer look at the locations and sites mentioned in biblical stories, and experience them from a new perspective that will give you a deeper understanding of each story. [+]

Top Online Courses in Humanities and Social Sciences. Take a closer look at the locations and sites mentioned in biblical stories, and experience them from a new perspective that will give you a deeper understanding of each story. Course Description Develop a firm understanding of the geographical regions that make up the Land of Israel and the unique characteristics of each one and get a new perspective on many biblical stories. Syllabus Summary Introduction: The Geographical Regions of the Land of Israel This week’s lecture is an introduction to the various regions in the Land of Israel which we will be looking at during this course. This is a course about the physical aspects of the Land of the Bible: terrain, climate, agriculture, roads, borders, etc. To most readers to the Bible, these details might seem boring at first, but you will soon find how useful they are to your understanding of the Bible. The central thesis of this class is that understanding the physical setting where much of the Bible is set will make you a better reader of the Bible. Genesis: Abraham and Jacob the Nomadic Patriarchs This week we examine the first mention of the Land of Israel in the entire Bible, the migration of Abram from Ur to Shechem in the book of Genesis, chapter 12. This is a very significant passage because it is the beginning of God’s relationship with a particular people and particular land. Abram is the first ancestor of the Israelites. He... [-]

Course: Teaching an Online Course

Elevate Health
Online Part time 5 weeks June 2017 Netherlands Netherlands Online

Teaching an Online Course is an excellent course for anyone who wants to experience what it is like to participate in an online course. During the course you will become familiar with various aspects of online teaching, such as social presence, teaching presence and cognitive presence. The course will provide you with a broad introduction to the field of online learning, teach you how to communicate effectively and efficiently online, and improve your time management skills. If you are interested in learning more about the educational principles underlying this course, your course instructor will be happy to teach you more about these principles. [+]

Teaching an Online Course The world of online education is growing at an astonishingly rapid pace, making it crucial for educators to stay at the forefront of developments. With so many different ways of working and possibilities available, it is hard to keep track of all possible online methods and how to use them to optimal effect. Teaching an Online Course is an excellent course for anyone who wants to experience what it is like to participate in an online course. During the course you will become familiar with various aspects of online teaching, such as social presence, teaching presence and cognitive presence. The course will provide you with a broad introduction to the field of online learning, teach you how to communicate effectively and efficiently online, and improve your time management skills. If you are interested in learning more about the educational principles underlying this course, your course instructor will be happy to teach you more about these principles. Teaching an online course is as flexible as you can imagine In keeping with the ‘any time, anywhere’ philosophy central to all Elevate’s online courses, there is no requirement for attendance at a specific location at any stage of the course. The course discussion forums are open 24 hours per day, enabling you to access them whenever you wish during the course period. The course materials are also available 24/7. There are no fixed times for interaction; all communication will be asynchronous. However, there are strict deadlines at the start... [-]

French A Level Course

Distance Learning Centre
Online Part time 700 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The French A Level Course continues from the content covered at GCSE Level and is aimed at promoting the acquisition of four essential skills: listening to, speaking, reading and writing the French language. This A Level Course covers the new linear specification aiming for exams in May/June 2018 or later years. [+]

Top Online Courses in Humanities and Social Sciences. The French A Level Course continues from the content covered at GCSE Level and is aimed at promoting the acquisition of four essential skills: listening to, speaking, reading and writing the French language. This A Level Course covers the new linear specification aiming for exams in May/June 2018 or later years. The course covers the following 8 units: Unit 1: L’évolution de la société française Unit 2: La culture politique et artistique dans le monde français Unit 3: Literature choice: Albert Camus: L’étranger Unit 4: AS Listening, Reading and Translation Unit 5: L’lmmigration et la societé multiculturelle française Unit 6: L’Occupation et la Résistance Unit 7: Literature choice: Jean-Paul Sartre: Les mains sales Unit 8: Preparing for the A-level Examinations Each lesson begins with a set of clearly stated objectives and an explanation of its place in the overall programme of study. Effective learning is encouraged through frequent activities and self-assessment questions. There are 17 Tutor-Marked Assignments (known as TMAs). This course prepares students as private candidates so they can book their exams at a suitable exam centre on completion of their studies. Practical Skills/Coursework There is no Coursework with this syllabus. Prerequisites We will admit Candidates for A Level Courses who have a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade C and above. This should include French GCSE at grade C or above. [-]

LinkedIn for Business - Certified

New Skills Academy
Online Part time 1 hour August 2017 United Kingdom UK Online

Linkedin is a very well established and respected social network with over 259 million users in more than 200 countries. It’s known as “Facebook in a Suit” or the most professional level of Social networking for businesses. [+]

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Linkedin is a very well established and respected social network with over 259 million users in more than 200 countries. It’s known as “Facebook in a Suit” or the most professional level of Social networking for businesses. Linkedin is a very valuable tool to find the key decision makers within certain companies. It’s used for finding the best point of contact, gaining familiarity with their background before a call or sales pitch, making such contact much more effective. It’s a social network for professional people. Normally a person would create a Linkedin profile that would include career details and would update their information periodically as to their current appointment. It would often include a personal statement, personal web address and possibly testimonials from employers and members of staff. If the person has particular interests both professionally and personally they may subscribe to one or more interest groups to receive updates and discussion opportunities. What you will Learn / Course Modules Introduction to LinkedIn Company Policies Relating to LinkedIn How LinkedIn Works Setting up your LinkedIn Profile [-]

Educational Specialist in Educational Leadership

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2017 USA Lynchburg

Take your career in education to the next level with an Educational Specialist degree from Liberty University Online. Develop the skills necessary to assume a facilitating role in accomplishing the goals and objectives of an education system. [+]

Top Online Courses in Humanities and Social Sciences. Take your career in education to the next level with an Educational Specialist degree from Liberty University Online. Develop the skills necessary to assume a facilitating role in accomplishing the goals and objectives of an education system. Program courses provide specialized preparation for individuals seeking credentials for K-12 or university-level school positions, and are approved through the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Potential Career Options: Curriculum Specialist, Instructional Supervisor, School Administrator, Teacher, College Administrator Non-Discrimination Policy [-]

Course in Social Media Marketing

Coursera
Online Part time 6 semesters Open Enrollment USA USA Online

In today’s marketplace, organizations need effective, profitable social marketing strategies. In this Specialization, you’ll learn to match markets to social strategies to profitably grow your business. [+]

In today’s marketplace, organizations need effective, profitable social marketing strategies. In this Specialization, you’ll learn to match markets to social strategies to profitably grow your business. You’ll use social media tools and platforms to design, manage, and optimize social campaigns to promote growth and position your brand in the global digital marketplace, and you’ll develop targeted content to spark dialogue with various social communities. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll create and evaluate a comprehensive social marketing strategy. Each course also contains a toolkit with bonus materials – one for everyone who signs up, and a special toolkit with additional content for only those who sign up and pay to earn a Course Certificate. Courses What is Social? The “What Is Social?" MOOC is for business owners, executives, and marketing professionals who want to significantly improve their abilities to grow their social strategy using effective, proven methodologies. This hands on, "how to" program won’t just tell you how to grow your professional persona using social – you will actually do it! This course is the first in the six-course specialization, Social Media Marketing: How to Profit in a Digital World. There are three options for taking this course: 1. Enroll for free. 2. Enroll in the Signature Track to earn a Course Certificate from Northwestern and gain access the course toolkit for $79. (For MOOC 1, the toolkit includes a special video from Alessandro Acquisti on Big Data and a set of studies done by IBM on engagement and social... [-]

Course - Introduction to cuneiform writing system

University of Wroclaw - Online Studies
Online Full time 1 semester October 2017 Poland Wrocław

This course is addressed to students, who are interested in the language of inhabitants of ancient Mesopotamia, but who never had any opportunity to learn Akkadian grammar or cuneiform script. [+]

Top Online Courses in Humanities and Social Sciences. Introduction to cuneiform writing system This course is addressed to students, who are interested in the language of inhabitants of ancient Mesopotamia, but who never had any opportunity to learn Akkadian grammar or cuneiform script. During this course students will work with a short textual fragment written in cuneiform, transliterating, and translating it, as well as writing their own basic grammar edition of this text. While working on this task, students can discuss all matters on the discussion forum, as well as ask teacher these, questions, that remained unanswered by classmates. Course level outcomes Students will properly recognize ca. 50 cuneiform signs Students will apply basics of Akkadian grammar (noun, adjective, prepositions, tenses and stems of verb) to properly identify forms of words in given text Students will translate short textual fragment from Akkadian into English Passing grade requirements Active participation in forum discussion (at least 80% of points available must be awarded) Properly edited cuneiform text fragment (including transliteration, translation and grammar edition, at least 60% of points available must be awarded) [-]

Course in Teachers Aid

International Career Institute
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

Many people find satisfaction in being a part of an individual’s growth. As a teacher’s aide, you can experience this while enjoying an exciting and fun-filled career. Although this profession does come with challenges, becoming a teacher’s aide can be very fulfilling. [+]

Many people find satisfaction in being a part of an individual’s growth. As a teacher’s aide, you can experience this while enjoying an exciting and fun-filled career. Although this profession does come with challenges, becoming a teacher’s aide can be very fulfilling. Just enter the field prepared by completing a teacher’s aide course from ICI and you will surely find success and stability in this career. Course Outline Educational psychology Office practices Classroom delivery Skills Course writing and development Careers counselling Counselling and psychology Career Prospects A teacher's aide, also referred to as teacher assistant or integration aide, renders support to preschool, elementary, and high school teachers. They can solely assist in clerical and administrative tasks, work closely with students, or perform both as needed. Specific duties include: Clerical work Supervising lunch / recess Reviewing lessons Providing individual attention Preparing equipment Computer support Recording grades etc. Qualified teacher’s aides can seek employment in various academic institutions as well as in community centres, after-school programs, and child care facilities. If this career appeals to you, don’t hesitate to enrol in ICI’s teachers aid course. [-]

Online Ukrainian Courses

School of Ukrainian Language and Culture - Ukrainian Catholic University
Online Part time 20 - 60 hours Open Enrollment Ukraine Ukraine Online

For people who wish to learn Ukrainian but for some reason cannot come to Ukraine, we offer our Distance Courses. The program can be completed over the internet without having to physically travel to our university. Instead of meeting face-to-face, our teachers contact students via Skype at times convenient for the student. [+]

Top Online Courses in Humanities and Social Sciences. For people who wish to learn Ukrainian but for some reason cannot come to Ukraine, we offer our Distance Courses. The program can be completed over the internet without having to physically travel to our university. Instead of meeting face-to-face, our teachers contact students via Skype at times convenient for the student. We propose: Private individual lessons (one-to one lessons - student and teacher) Group lessons (group of students and teacher) Every session is individually tailored to each student’s specific needs in order to maximize motivation and offer a more effective and comprehensive learning experience. Lessons can be conversational, provide vocabulary training, explore grammar and syntax, prepare for a special occasion, fulfill business needs, or even offer assistance with homework. During real-time online language lessons, our students are also taught correct pronunciation and intonation. Listening to and speaking with native speaking teachers is the best and most effective way learn how to speak correctly. The Skype chat option is also used as a tool to practice and evaluate writing skills. Our Skype lessons are the most flexible of all the courses we offer - they enable the student to decide the quantity of lessons as well as contribute to the creation of the syllabus and schedule. To learn Ukrainian, our Skype students only need an internet connection, a headset, and motivation! How it works Learn anywhere – have lessons wherever you have internet - have lessons at home, work, or even while... [-]

Introduction to Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)

E-Careers
Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online Langley Marish

Gain an understanding of the essential concepts behind Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) with this introductory course into this method of influencing the brain’s behaviour. [+]

What are the objectives of this course? The course is delivered by David Key, who is one of two Master NLP Practitioners in Europe. He will run you through how to influence the brain’s behaviour through the use of language and other types of communication. Introduction to NLP Presuppositions of NLP (Empowering beliefs which could move you to action and get you unstuck) Conscious and Unconscious Mind (understand why your unconscious mind is where it’s happening and how to tap into your creative genius) NLP has been proven to help individuals and organisations in the following areas: Treating phobias, depression and OCD. Stress management Self-belief Assertiveness and confidence Empathy, ethical and moral considerations Effectiveness and productivity Better communication Customer service and sales Interviewing and appraisals Who is it intended for? This course is for anyone who is looking to train their brain using the most positive and useful aspects of modern psychology, making it helpful in virtually every area of personal and inter-personal relations. Requirements There are no pre-requisites for this course. What marks this course apart? With this introduction to NLP you will be able to study further into the world of Neurolinguistics with intermediate and advanced training programmes. NLP is also something you can input into any job and any aspect of your life. What happens after requesting information? Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require. [-]

CACHE Childcare and Education Level 3 Award (QCF)

UK Open College
Online Part time 180 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

CACHE accredited “Childcare & Education” level 3 course is suitable for all students looking for an introduction to the childcare sector. The course provided in partnership with UK Distance Learning & Publishing is aimed at students looking to enter the early years and childcare sector. [+]

Top Online Courses in Humanities and Social Sciences. CACHE accredited “Childcare & Education” level 3 course is suitable for all students looking for an introduction to the childcare sector. The course provided in partnership with UK Distance Learning & Publishing is aimed at students looking to enter the early years and childcare sector. This course will also prepare students for the certificate and diploma courses. No experience of working with children is required to enrol onto this course. Fully recognised & accepted by OFSTED. The course provides the perfect stepping stone for further studies at a later date if required. Qualification: Level 3 Award in Childcare & Education (VRQ) Accredited: Yes QCF Recognised: Yes at level 3 Awarding Body: CACHE Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year Duration: Flexible - Approx 180 Hours - 12 Months Max Support UCAS points: 15 Syllabus Unit 1: Child Development from Conception to 7 Years Unit 2: Children's Health and Well Being Understand development from conception to birth and routine screening programmes in the first year of life. Understand stages and sequences of development from birth to seven years Understand theory and educational frameworks which inform knowledge and understanding of early years practice. Understand the role of the early years practitioner when promoting child development from birth to seven years. Understand how to plan opportunities for children’s learning and development from birth to five years. Understand children’s needs in relation to emotional well-being. Understand the needs of children during transition and... [-]

Course in Superpowers of the Ancient World: the Near East

FutureLearn
Online Part time 4 weeks March 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

Over four weeks, this free online course explores four ancient Near-Eastern cultures and how they interacted with each other 3,500 years ago. [+]

Over four weeks, this free online course explores four ancient Near-Eastern cultures and how they interacted with each other 3,500 years ago. Tracking the Egyptian, Mitannian and Hittite superpowers Travel, diplomacy, trade and warfare feature, as we track the ancient Egyptian, Mitannian and Hittite superpowers. We will see how they came into contact with each other in their efforts to extend their influence into the ever-contested Syria-Palestine lands. We will examine objects from the University of Liverpool’s Garstang Museum of Archaeology - one of the most important collections of artefacts in the UK - enabling you to learn not only about the history of this period, but also how experts use artefacts to reconstruct the past. Using the present to illuminate the past The archaeological evidence that we will consult is often disparate and fragmentary, so in order to understand it better, we will look into current approaches to international relations and discuss modern parallels with an expert from our Department of Politics. Accessing ancient landscapes Our experts will familiarise you with the ancient Near-Eastern landscapes and introduce you to key objects that featured in diplomacy and warfare at this time in the distant past. You will also consider the bigger picture, as empires prospered and floundered in the struggle to become the main superpower of the ancient Near East. Who is the course for? This course is for anyone interested in archaeology and ancient history. Previous study in archaeology is not necessary, as this course serves as an introduction... [-]

Course - Designing and Delivering Training Programmes

Bermuda College
Online Part time Bermuda Hamilton

You will leave this course with the ability to plan a unit of instruction, write useful lesson plans, and deliver content with greater confidence and with the optimum chance to meet the needs of the learners and the teaching task, whether you are teaching facts, concepts, processes, procedures, or principles. [+]

Top Online Courses in Humanities and Social Sciences. Designing and Delivering Training Programmes (self-paced, guided lessons on MOODLE) This course begins with Self-Discovery to determine which of the learning foundations come more naturally for you (Behaviorist, Cognitivist, Constructivist, etc). You will be encouraged to adopt other foundations as you being to plan for, design for, and train populations of all types. This course discusses learning styles, domains of instruction, and how to write learning outcomes that fit the criteria of Bloom’s Taxonomy. You will leave this course with the ability to plan a unit of instruction, write useful lesson plans, and deliver content with greater confidence and with the optimum chance to meet the needs of the learners and the teaching task, whether you are teaching facts, concepts, processes, procedures, or principles. [-]

SEND Teaching Methods Course

Oplex Careers
Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

This Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Teaching Methods Course will provide learners with a new and challenging insight into working in a learning environment with children and young people, discussing your role supporting children, young people and the class teacher. [+]

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This Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Teaching Methods Course will provide learners with a new and challenging insight into working in a learning environment with children and young people, discussing your role supporting children, young people and the class teacher. Covering aspects of SEND from ADHD to Autism Spectrum Disorder, this course aims to boost learning understanding of the topic. Whether you currently work in schools, are wanting to work in this field, or simply want to gain a new skills, this course is perfect. Course Highlights Price: Only £19.00 Was £299.99 Course Type: Online Course Duration: 70 hours, recommended hours Syllabus: 11 course modules Tutor Support: Full tutor support included Exams: Yes, exam fees are included. Start learning: you can start your online learning 24/7 and study towards your goals. Fine Print Qualification: Level 3 CPD Award Certificate: PDF Certificate included with course, optional Hard Copies £9.99. Access: Unlimited 24/7 access for 12 months, option to extend if needed. Compatibility: Desktop, Mac, Laptop, Tablets, Smartphone and Smart Devices With over 70 hours of learning split across 11 easily accessible modules, the course has been designed to provide learners with an enjoyable and informative learning experience. The SEND Teaching Methods Course is studied online, meaning you can study in your own time, at your own pace, on your own schedule. Study whenever it suits you best, day or night. You’ll have access to the course 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for... [-]

Course in Social Media for Business

Potential E-Learning
Online September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

Through the course, we aim to provide a simple yet practical playlist of videos with practical tips that could be used to maximize the return on your social media efforts. This playlist is supported by a set of resources that are available to the participants. [+]

Top Online Courses in Humanities and Social Sciences. http://www.courses.potential.com/course/social-media-business/ Why did we develop the course? Social Media has become the place where people spend most of their time. When implemented well Social Media can help any business with a limited budget do what only large companies were able to do. Through the course, we aim to provide a simple yet practical playlist of videos with practical tips that could be used to maximize the return on your social media efforts. This playlist is supported by a set of resources that are available to the participants. Who is it for? Anyone that is looking at promoting their business through social media including: Entrepreneurs, Marketing Managers, PR Managers, Recent Graduates. What you will learn? For subscribed members, after the completion of the course, you will get a set of social media tips & techniques that are most important for you including templates, tools and a certificate. Users can watch the videos for free without a subscription. Core Subject Areas Unit 1 Social Media for Business Pretest Unit 2 Four Ways to Use Social Media Sites for your Business Unit 3 Top 5 Social Media Sites for your Business Unit 4 A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Social Media Strategy Unit 5 10 Tips for Crafting the Perfect Social Media Posts Unit 6 When & How Often should you Post on Social Media Unit 7 4 Best Practices to Promote your Business on Social Media Unit 8 Which Online Advertising Channels are Best... [-]