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18 votes
ALISON Free Computer Sciences Course Type: course Free to Access Mime Type - Scorm 1.2

<p>Adobe After Effects is a popular software program for creating motion effects and visual graphics for video. </p><br /> <p>This free online course will introduce the After Effects GUI and workspace, as well as show you how to import and organise files, what video standards and presets are, and how to compose motion effects and visual graphics for video. </p>

14 votes
ALISON Free Computer Sciences Course Type: course Free to Access Mime Type - Scorm 1.2

In a globalized business world having an effective and efficient online collaboration tool that connects work colleagues, business partners and their customers around the world around is a very important business tool to have. Adobe Connect is one such collaboration tool and is a Flash based software program that is widely used for online Web conferencing. It is a very effective tool and can be used for Web meetings, presentations, e-learning, webinars and screen sharing. In this free online course about Adobe Connect you will learn how to get connected and interact with people using VoIP communication systems, how to collaborate with work colleagues or customers, for example, by uploading and sharing files such as PowerPoint presentations, or writing and drawing on a whiteboard. You will also learn about the different views available for screen sharing. This course will be of interest to companies, organizations and business professionals who may benefit from online collaboration in terms of increasing productivity and saving costs by attending and presenting online meetings on their desktop, and to all learners who would like to learn about Adobe Connect and its use as an online collaboration tool.

9 votes
ALISON Free Computer Sciences Course Type: course Free to Access Mime Type - Scorm 1.2

Adobe Flash is the leading software programme for producing multimedia applications. In this free online tutorial for Adobe Flash CS3, you will learn in a step-by-step manner how to use the Flash interface, how to create basic ActionScript code, and how to incorporate video into Adobe Flash CS3. You will also learn how to create interactive quiz questions. Use this course to learn more about Abode Flash CS3 and you will be able to create sophisticated multimedia presentations.<br />

11 votes
ALISON Free Computer Sciences Course Type: course Free to Access Mime Type - Scorm 1.2

<p>This course is the ideal introduction to the skills and techniques needed to excel in graphic design and is ideal for the small business owner or home-based entrepreneur keen to develop their own web presence. </p> <p>This free e-learning course is also a useful complement to ALISON's Graphic Design suite of courses. </p> <p>The lessons explore the fundamentals of design principles and examines their application using Adobe Photoshop CS3. </p>

15 votes
ALISON Free Computer Sciences Course Type: course Free to Access Mime Type - Scorm 1.2

Adobe Photoshop CS6 is the world's most popular graphics and digital photo-editing software program. It is used by millions of graphic designers and photographers. This free online Adobe Photoshop CS6 video tutorial course is the ideal introduction to the skills and techniques needed to master image manipulation and photographic re-touching. The course will guide you through how to use Adobe Photoshop CS6 and its user interface and you will learn in a step-by-step manner how to use the basic essential tools for editing and enhancing your photographs. The course will show you how to remove background elements from the image, re-touch blemishes in the original photograph, crop elements out of the image, insert text onto an image, create marquees around elements to remove or modify them, and free transform a selection that has been cut from an image. This free online Adobe Photoshop CS6 tutorial video-based course is ideal for photographers and graphic designers who would like to learn more about image manipulation using the range of tools found in Adobe Photoshop CS6. It is also ideal for small business owners or home-based entrepreneurs keen to develop their image production skills and build a web presence using content created and produced independently. The Adobe Photoshop CS6 tutorial course can be used alongside ALISON's Graphic Design suite of courses to truly allow you express your creativity.<br />

14 votes
ALISON Free Computer Sciences Course Type: course Free to Access Mime Type - Scorm 1.2

ALISON ABC IT is a free online self-certifiable information technology (IT) course which comprehensively introduces you to IT literacy. ABC IT covers the basic concepts of computing and teaches how computing can be an everyday feature of life and work. It covers basic Microsoft Office computer applications and touch typing training.<br />

14 votes
ALISON Free Computer Sciences Course Type: course Free to Access Mime Type - Scorm 1.2

If you have studied the Introduction to Programming in C course available on ALISON it is now time to further enhance your C programming skills by studying numbers, variables and arrays and the functionality they have in computer programming. In this free online C programming course you will gain a much greater knowledge and understanding of numbers, variables and arrays. You will learn more about the basics of numeric overflow and how numbers are encoded as characters in ASCII. You will learn more about variables and the connection between function return values and variables. You will also review the use of arrays and pointers, how to create a pointer in C, and assign a value to a pointer. This free online C programming course will be of great interest to IT professionals who want to enhance their knowledge and understanding of the C programming language and its functionality, and to those learners who want to follow on from the Introduction to Programming in C course.<br />

21 votes
ALISON Free Computer Sciences Course Type: course Free to Access Mime Type - Scorm 1.2

In computer science control flow is a very important concept to understand for the development of effective and efficient software programs. Control flow is the order in which individual statements, instructions, or function calls are executed within a piece of software. In this free online computer programming course you will learn more about the use of statements and logic in C programming. You will be introduced to conditional flow statements, the mechanisms for controlling flow statements, and how to implement simple statements in C. Logical operators such as OR, GOTO and the While loop are also discussed in detail. This free online computer programming course will be of great interest to all IT professionals who would like to learn more about the use of control flow when developing software using the C programming language, and to all learners who want to learn more about the procedures used to write effective software programs.<br />

7 votes
ALISON Free Computer Sciences Course Type: course Free to Access Mime Type - Scorm 1.2

C is a powerful system programming language and is commonly used to programme operating systems such as Unix. One of the main advantages of programming in C is that it allows the programmer to write directly to memory. This means that key constructs such as pointers, constants and strings can be used within the memory in an efficient and machine-independent fashion. This free online computer programming course covers topics such as using pointers for direct memory access and manipulation in C, changing the memory address contained within a pointer and introduces constants and string literals. You will learn why pointers contain memory addresses of multi-byte variables, and how to visualise RAM in a new way. This free online computer programming course will be of great interest to IT and software professionals who would like to learn more about this powerful and efficient programming language, and to all learners who would like to learn more about the kind of programming language that is used to develop operating systems.<br />

18 votes
ALISON Free Computer Sciences Course Type: course Free to Access Mime Type - Scorm 1.2

Modern society across the world is becoming increasingly dependent on communication networks. We depend on them for the smooth operation of economic and social activities. This course examines networks as the means of interconnecting devices so that two-way communication is possible. It examines protocols like HTTP, TCP/IP and ATM as well as the OSI reference model, and provides an overview of the topic for learners who have no significant prior knowledge of the subject. The main topics covered in this course are: Internet protocol (IP), the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), Hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP), and Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM). Areas that are also covered include the layers of communication, vertical and horizontal communication, protocol architecture, Domain name system, the ATM layers, and an analysis of IP over ATM. This course will be of interest to professionals who work in information technology, network design, and network management, and will also be of interest to students who would like a greater understanding of how networks function.<br />

13 votes
ALISON Free Computer Sciences Course Type: diploma Free to Access Mime Type - Scorm 1.2

The C programming language is one of the most popular and widely used programming languages and is commonly used to program operating systems such as Unix. It is a general-purpose programming language and one of the main advantages of programming in C is that it allows the programmer to write directly to memory. This means that key constructs within C-generated software programs can be used within the memory in an efficient and machine-independent fashion. <br /><br />ALISON's free online C programming Diploma course introduces you to the important concepts when programming in C. You will learn how the C programming language works with data, what program flow is, and how to use functions, methods and routines. You will be introduced to conditional flow statements, the mechanisms for controlling flow statements, and how to implement simple statements. Logical operators such as OR, GOTO and the While loop are also discussed in detail. The course covers topics such as using pointers for direct memory access and manipulation in C, changing the memory address contained within a pointer and introduces constants and string literals. You will learn why pointers contain memory addresses of multi-byte variables, and how to visualize RAM in a new way. You will also get step by step instructions on how to create simple C programs and how to run them. <br /><br />This free online C programming Diploma course will be of great interest to all IT, software and computer professionals who would like a greater knowledge and understanding of the C programming language and its key concepts and features, and to learners who would like to learn more about this widely used programming language.<br />

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ALISON Free Computer Sciences Course Type: diploma Free to Access Mime Type - Scorm 1.2

The Diploma in Information Technology Management is a free online course that explains why managers must understand how Information Technology plays a fundamental role in both the structure and control of the modern business. A successful manager must have an excellent grasp of the functionality, capabilities and effects of the technology that he or she must implement and manage. This free online course presents an array of the core concepts of Information Technology management. The course will review such key areas as corporate frameworks, software, databases, information systems, communications and management of personnel in relation to technology and from the point of view of the business manager. This course is ideal for management professionals who wish to gain an in depth understanding of the management of Information Technology in the modern corporation. The course is also ideal for those who would like to learn about the central role of Information Technology in today’s workplace.<br />

18 votes
ALISON Free Computer Sciences Course Type: diploma Free to Access Mime Type - Scorm 1.2

This free online Diploma in Multimedia Development course covers the skills and techniques needed to create professional-looking videos, visual effects, motion graphics and animations. The course offers a rigorous exploration of key multimedia tools including Adobe Photoshop, Windows Movie Maker, Adobe Flash, Audacity, Director MX and Adobe After Effects. <br /><br />The video-based tutorials are delivered in a non-technical and step-by-step manner by the award-winning multimedia teacher Russell Stannard. The Diploma course is ideal for those who want to gain a thorough knowledge and understanding of multimedia development tools and techniques and who want to enhance their career prospects in the process.<br />

12 votes
ALISON Free Closed [?] Computer Sciences Course Type: course Free to Access Mime Type - Scorm 1.2

JavaScript is a client side scripting language and is one of the most widely used programming languages for the web. The most common use of JavaScript is to write functions which are part of HTML pages and that interact with the Document Object Model (DOM) of the web page. jQuery is used as a library of JavaScript functions that simplifies web page development and AJAX interactions. This free online web programming course will greatly increase your understanding of JavaScript, jQuery and AJAX by showing examples of code and how they function together to provide the interactive and dynamic web pages that are widely used in today’s web environment. You will also learn about AJAX and how it provides JavaScript programmers with a way of coding that widens the scope and functionality for real time updates such as retrieving data from the server side without reloading the entire web page. This free online web programming course will be of great interest to IT and business professionals who would like to learn more about the functionality of JavaScript, jQuery and AJAX and how they work to provide much more dynamic and engaging web pages.<br />

12 votes
ALISON Free Computer Sciences Course Type: course Free to Access Mime Type - Scorm 1.2

If you are a student wanting to learn C programming, or an adult learner simply researching C programming courses, this free introductory course is for you.<br /><br />The C programming language is one of the most popular and widely used programming languages. It is a general-purpose programming language and there are very few computer systems in existence that are not set up for its use (i.e. where a C compiler does not exist).<br /><br />This C programming tutorial and course introduces you to the basics of programming in C. You will learn how programming languages work with data, what program flow is, and how to use functions, methods and routines. You will also get step-by-step instructions on how to create simple C programs and how to run them all while you learn C programming. <br />

24 votes
ALISON Free Closed [?] Computer Sciences Course Type: course Free to Access Mime Type - Scorm 1.2

Computer science is a diverse topic encompassing computer technology, hardware, software, security, communications, programming, algorithms, functions, and storage. By studying it you will learn how computer science impacts on our daily lives. In this free online computer science course you will start by reviewing bits and binary code, including how they are transmitted and stored, and go all the way to computer algorithms which help solve complex problems in an efficient and cost-effective manner. You will also review various computer systems and architecture such as Linux, Windows, and Mac operating systems. This free online computer science course will be of great interest to IT professionals who would like to review the diverse range of topics found in computer science. It will also be useful to learners interested in a career in IT and computing who would like an introduction to the topic.<br />

11 votes
ALISON Free Computer Sciences Course Type: course Free to Access Mime Type - Scorm 1.2

<p>This free online course represents an in-depth introduction to the world of Information Technology (IT). </p><br /> <p>It explores information communication technology (ICT), design techniques, information management technology, problem solving and troubleshooting, and much more and is ideal for those looking for a career in IT as well as people who wish to enhance limited IT skills. </p>

14 votes
ALISON Free Closed [?] Course Type: course Free to Access Mime Type - Scorm 1.2

PHP is a widely used programming language which works on the principal of server side scripting to produce dynamic Web pages. It can be easily integrated with HTML and SQL to produce these dynamic web pages, and is often used to process the contents of a Web page form as it is more secure and reliable than JavaScript. This free online PHP programming course gives an overview of how PHP programming works in the Web environment and you will learn what certain commands and lines of code infer within a .php file and review the resultant effect on client side machines. MySQL is an open-source relational database management system which uses structured query language requests for working with data. You will learn how PHP can be combined with MySQL to create a very powerful online database engine. This free online PHP programming course will be of great interest to IT and Web development professionals who would like to learn more about using PHP and MySQL to integrate database functions into Websites, and to learners who would like to learn more about the functionality of PHP and MySQL.<br />

14 votes
ALISON Free Computer Sciences Course Type: course Free to Access Mime Type - Scorm 1.2

Computer programming skills are now becoming part of basic education as these skills are increasingly of vital importance for future job and career prospects. This free online course introduces you to the core components of programming using the Python programming language which is one of the most popular programming languages worldwide. The course shows you how to use the free open-source PyScripter IDE for Python to write basic programs using concepts such as functions, variables, If Else statements, For loops, While loops, iterative and recursive programs and algorithms such as the Insertion Sort algorithm. This course will be of great interest to all learners who would like to gain a thorough knowledge and understanding of the basic components of computer programming using the Python language – and might be a gentle introduction to programming for those who think they might have a longer term interest in the subject area. <br />

12 votes
ALISON Free Computer Sciences Course Type: course Free to Access Mime Type - Scorm 1.2

<p>If you wish to explore the world of JavaScript and jQuery, this free online course from ALISON is for you. </p><br /> <p>jQuery has become perhaps the most popular tool in use today for the design and implementation of JavaScript in web pages, and this course will introduce you to the basics of this dynamic cross-browser library. </p><br /> <p>You will be guided through the fundamentals of JavaScript syntax as well as jQuery basics such as selecting and manipulating elements, assigning attributes, traversing tools, and CSS/Styling. </p> <br /> <p>Subsequent modules will delve deeper into advanced concepts such as jQuery core, events and effects, plugins, performance best practices, and managing dependencies. </p>