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Saturday, November 2, 2013

Homeland Security and Emergency Management Free Certificate Courses



Free Courses / Certificates / Most non-college credit

This thread will be to list online courses I have found that are free, on the Internet and come with a certificate, transcript or recorded documentation that learning has taken place. My other thread has free Homeland Security /Emergency Management courses, this one will be for course in all other areas.

Homeland Security /Emergency Management Free Certificate Courses
Homeland Security/Emergency Management Free Certificate Courses

Free Online Courses that give Certificates upon Completion

Whether it is for better job prospects, or personal growth, education can improve life. As such, I have put together this list of free online courses which anyone with an internet connection can access.
Alison.com
Alison.com

ALISON (Advance Learning Interactive Systems Online)

ALISON is a training website providing around 400 free, open courses, diplomas, and certificates in a wide variety of subjects to people all over the world (e.g. business, IT, etc).
You can enrol for free in a diploma or certificate course. When you finish your course, you become certified as having completed the course. You don't need a paper diploma or certificate to be recognized as certified, but you can order one if you'd like.
Depending on which course you choose, the material may be presented through slides, audio, video, animations, or a combination of these. Most courses involve a few multiple quizzes and a multiple choice final assessment. Both can be done as many times as necessary. To get your certificate or diploma, you must earn 80% or more overall in your course.
The estimated completion time for some of the certificate courses are short (0 - 1 hour) and others are longer (2 - 3 hours). The time it takes to complete the diploma courses can range from 6 - 16 hours.

UDACITY

Udacity provides free courses in mainly computer science and math topics.When you successfully complete a course, you receive a certificate of completion.
Here are some of the courses offered:
  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Introduction to Physics
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Introduction to Programming in Java
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Web Development
  • How to Build a Startup
The lessons are presented using videos, with multiple choice quizzes at various sections.

Saylor.org

Saylor.org
Saylor.org

SAYLOR.ORG

Saylor.org is an online website which offers free college-type courses in areas such as business administration, computer science, psychology and economics. When you complete a course, you are awarded a free certificate of completion.
Some of these courses may also be used for credit at some institutions, such as Saylor's partner colleges: Excelsior College and Thomas Edison State College. However, in order to use a course for college credit, you may need to pay additional fees.

COUSERA

Coursera is a learning platform which is used by many colleges and universities to provide various courses free online to many students at a time. These classes are commonly called MOOCs. Some participating institutions include Duke University and Berklee College of Music.
Courses usually last for several weeks, and involve active involvement with the class, including coursework, quizzes, and sometimes forum discussions. Upon completion, some courses provide a Statement of Accomplishment or a Verified Certificate for students who pass the course.
edX
edX

EDX

EdX is similar to Coursera in that it partners with universities, and offers MOOCs which last for several weeks. When you enrol in a course, you can choose to pursue a certificate of mastery for most courses. After you pass all asignments and tests, you receive the certificate.
Some reputable universities using this platform include Harvard University and MIT.

Free and open courses with certificate and recorgnized accreditation from SAYLOR.ORG

saylor 1
Saylor.org is a free and open collection of college level courses. There are no registrations or fees required to take our courses, and you will earn a certificate upon completion of each course. Because we are not accredited, you will not earn a college degree or diploma; however, our team of experienced college professors has designed each course so you will be able to achieve the same learning objectives as students enrolled in traditional colleges.

saylor 3Saylor.org is an online website which offers free college-type courses in areas such as business administration, computer science, psychology and economics. When you complete a course, you are awarded a free certificate of completion.

Some of these courses may also be used for credit at some institutions, such as Saylor's partner colleges: Excelsior College and Thomas Edison State College. However, in order to use a course for college credit, you may need to pay additional fees.

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Free online course with certificate of completion ranking from certificate to Diploma from Alison.com

Whether it is for better job prospects, or personal growth, education can improve life. As such, I have put together this list of free online courses which anyone with an internet connection can access.

ALISON (Advance Learning Interactive Systems Online)
About ALISON
Free Online Courses
Founded in 2007 in Ireland, ALISON is a for-profit social enterprise led by Mike Feerick, a serial social entrepreneur, Ashoka Fellow, and Harvard MBA who has previously created successful internet-based companies in telecoms and finance as well as online education. The ALISON model has become highly scalable and self-funding – and its unique model has earned the company many accolades and awards including a UNESCO Award for Innovation in ICT for Education and recognition from national governments, NGO’s and international media, among these The Economist, BBC, and NY Times. The company was recently ranked as one of Europe’s top 20 e-learning companies in the EdTech rankings.
For more information on ALISON, log onto www.alison.com
ALISON is a training website providing around 400 free, open courses, diplomas, and certificates in a wide variety of subjects to people all over the world (e.g. business, IT, etc).
You can enroll for free in a diploma or certificate course. When you finish your course, you become certified as having completed the course. You don't need a paper diploma or certificate to be recognized as certified, but you can order one if you'd like.
Depending on which course you choose, the material may be presented through slides, audio, video, animations, or a combination of these. Most courses involve a few multiple quizzes and a multiple choice final assessment. Both can be done as many times as necessary. To get your certificate or diploma, you must earn 80% or more overall in your course.
The estimated completion time for some of the certificate courses are short (0 - 1 hour) and others are longer (2 - 3 hours). The time it takes to complete the diploma courses can range from 6 - 16 hours.


ALISON is a free site and will never require that you pay to continue using the site or learning. There are no hidden fees for ALISON courses. It is 100% free to learn as an individual on ALISON. This applies to all ALISON courses. 

Certificates, parchments, merchandise and other services can be purchased from ALISON. There is no obligation to do so, although it is a popular option amongst our learners. If you choose not to purchase, you can still complete your learning in full. 

Certificate and Diploma Courses at ALISON

Business & Enterprise Skills

  • 21 Days to Building a Web Business
  • Entrepreneurship - Creating the Business
  • Fundamentals of Operations Management
  • Leadership Skills in Business
  • Starting a Business or Social Enterprise - The Stone Soup Way
  • Country Forums for Volunteers
  • Fundamental of Corporate Management
  • Fundamental of Project Management
  • Preparing to Manage - Skills and Practices
  • Customer Service Training
  • Fundamentals of Human Resources
  • Growth Strategies for Business
  • Social Networking and Viral Marketing using Facebook

Digital Literacy & IT Skills

  • Adobe After Effects
  • ALISON ABC IT - Computer Training Suite
  • Fundamentals of AJAX
  • Google Blogger
  • How to Communicate using Skype
  • Internet y World Wide Web (Spanish Version)
  • iTunes - How to Download Podcasts
  • Microsoft - Full Digital Literacy Course ARABIC
  • Microsoft Digital Literacy (Arabic) - Computer Basics
  • Microsoft Digital Literacy (Arabic) - Productivity Programs
  • Microsoft Digital Literacy - Computer Security and Privacy
  • Microsoft Digital Literacy - Productivity Programs
  • Microsoft Office 2003
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Multimedia Web Applications for Teachers and Trainers
  • Protect Yourself from Identity Theft
  • Using GMail
  • Video Editing and Publishing
  • Web Video Presentations using Brainshark
  • XTimeline - Creating Timelines on the Web
  • Adobe Flash CS3
  • Colour Theory for Artists and Designers
  • Fundamentals of Google Android Development
  • Google SketchUp for 3D Modeling
  • How to Create Your First Website
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • JavaScript and JQuery
  • Microsoft - Notions de Base en Informatique (Spanish Version)
  • Microsoft Digital Literacy (Arabic) - Computer Security and Privacy
  • Microsoft Digital Literacy (Arabic) - The Internet and the World Wide Web
  • Microsoft Digital Literacy - Digital Lifestyles
  • Microsoft Digital Literacy - The Internet and the World Wide Web
  • Microsoft Office Word 2007 (Arabic)
  • Microsoft Word
  • PBWorks for Wikis
  • Screen Capture Tools
  • Using Twitter for Social Networking
  • Web Applications for Language Teaching
  • Windows Internet Explorer
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Director MX 2004
  • Fundamental of Network Security
  • Google Webmaster
  • How to use YouTube for Video Sharing
  • Introduction to Moodle Administration
  • JING: Applications in Education and Training
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Digital Literacy (Arabic) - Digital Lifestyles
  • Microsoft Digital Literacy - Computer Basics
  • Microsoft Digital Literacy - IT Basics, Internet & Productivity Programs
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Mind Mapping Tool - Organizing your Ideas usig Bubbl.us
  • Podcasting
  • Touch Typing Skills
  • Using Whiteboards (1) : SMART Technologies
  • Web Page Development
  • WordPress - Blogging on the Web

Financial & Economic Literacy

  • Financial Literacy
  • Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Accounting
  • Government Economic Policy
  • Fundamentals of Economics

Health & Safety & Compliance

  • Back Safety
  • Food Safety Knowledge - Basic Level Requirements
  • Behavior-Based-Safety
  • Managing Safety and Health in Schools (International)
  • Drug-Free Workplace
  • Workstation Ergonomics

Health Literacy

  • Alcohol & its Effects on Health
  • HIV/AIDS - Awareness & Prevention
  • Human Health - Health & Human Development
  • Personal Health & Fitness
  • Caring in the Health Professions
  • Human Health - Diet & Nutrition
  • Managing Water Resources for Human Health
  • Living Healthy
  • Human Health - Global Health Issues
  • Modern Lifestyle Diseases - Awareness & Prevention

Personal Development & Soft Skills

  • ALISON 101 (How to use ALISON)
  • Design - Applying Design Principles
  • Introduction to Music Theory
  • Memory & Cognition in Psychology
  • Psychometric Tests
  • U.S. Citizenship Test Preparation
  • Basic Study Skills
  • Digital Photography
  • Legal Studies - Laws & the Judicial System
  • Physical Education - Coaching Styles & Techniques
  • Research Methods in Psychology
  • Biology & Behaviour in Psychology
  • Graphic Design - Visual & Graphic Design
  • Legal Studies - The Adversary Trial System
  • Physical Education - Fitness Training Principles and Methods
  • Smarter Learning - Improve Your Study Skills & Practices

Diploma Courses

  • Diploma in Business & Legal Studies
  • Diploma in Environmental Science
  • Diploma in Human Resources
  • Diploma in Mathematics
  • Diploma in Outdoor & Physical Education Studies
  • Diploma in Social Media Marketing
  • Diploma in Web Business Development & Marketing
  • Diploma in Business Management & Entrepreneurship
  • Diploma in General Science
  • Diploma in Legal studies
  • Diploma in Multimedia Development
  • Diploma in Project Management
  • Diploma in Social Work Studies
  • Diploma in Web Development
  • Diploma in English Language & Literature
  • Diploma in Health Studies
  • Diploma in Manufacturing & Product Design
  • Diploma in Psychology
  • Diploma in Statistics
  • Diploma in Workplace Safety & Health

English Language Skills

  • BC Online English Suite - Intermediate 1 (Unit 1)
  • BC Online English Suite - Intermediate 1 (Unit 2)
  • BC Online English Suite - Intermediate 1 (Unit 3)
  • BC Online English Suite - Intermediate 1 (Unit 4)
  • BC Online English Suite - Intermediate 1 (Unit 5)
  • BC Online English Suite - Intermediate 1 (Unit 6)
  • BC Online English Suite - Intermediate 2 (Unit 1)
  • BC Online English Suite - Intermediate 2 (Unit 2)
  • BC Online English Suite - Intermediate 2 (Unit 3)
  • BC Online English Suite - Intermediate 2 (Unit 4)
  • BC Online English Suite - Intermediate 2 (Unit 5)
  • BC Online English Suite - Intermediate 2 (Unit 6)
  • BC Online English Suite -Pre-Intermediate 1 (Unit 1)
  • BC Online English Suite -Pre-Intermediate 1 (Unit 2)
  • BC Online English Suite -Pre-Intermediate 1 (Unit 3)
  • BC Online English Suite -Pre-Intermediate 1 (Unit 4)
  • BC Online English Suite -Pre-Intermediate 1 (Unit 5)
  • BC Online English Suite -Pre-Intermediate 1 (Unit 6)
  • BC Online English Suite -Pre-Intermediate 2 (Unit 1)
  • BC Online English Suite -Pre-Intermediate 2 (Unit 2)
  • BC Online English Suite -Pre-Intermediate 2 (Unit 3)
  • BC Online English Suite -Pre-Intermediate 2 (Unit 4)
  • BC Online English Suite -Pre-Intermediate 2 (Unit 5)
  • BC Online English Suite -Pre-Intermediate 2 (Unit 6)
  • BC Online English Suite -Upper-Intermediate 1 (Unit 1)
  • BC Online English Suite -Upper-Intermediate 1 (Unit 2)
  • BC Online English Suite -Upper-Intermediate 1 (Unit 3)
  • BC Online English Suite -Upper-Intermediate 1 (Unit 4)
  • BC Online English Suite -Upper-Intermediate 1 (Unit 5)
  • BC Online English Suite -Upper-Intermediate 1 (Unit 6)
  • BC Online English Suite -Upper-Intermediate 2 (Unit 1)
  • BC Online English Suite -Upper-Intermediate 2 (Unit 2)
  • BC Online English Suite -Upper-Intermediate 2 (Unit 3)
  • BC Online English Suite -Upper-Intermediate 2 (Unit 4)
  • BC Online English Suite -Upper-Intermediate 2 (Unit 5)
  • BC Online English Suite -Upper-Intermediate 2 (Unit 6)
  • British Council Online English Suite - FCE Exam Skills
  • British Council Online English Suite - Intermediate 1
  • British Council Online English Suite - Intermediate 2
  • British Council Online English Suite - Pre-Intermediate 1
  • British Council Online English Suite - Pre-Intermediate 2
  • British Council Online English Suite - Upper-Intermediate 1
  • British Council Online English Suite - Upper-Intermediate 2
  • Business English Test (LT-E)
  • English Literature Analysis
  • English Writing Skills
  • Fundamentals of English Grammar
  • Shakespeare - His Life & Work
  • Speaking & Writing English Effectively
  • We Applications for Learning English

Health & Safety (Irish Legislation Only)

  • An Introduction to Managing Safety & Health in Schools
  • Safety & Health in Construction
  • Construction Safety - The Safety Management Pack
  • Safety & Health in the Science Laboratory for Teachers
  • Get Safe - Work Safe- Safety & Health for Senior Cycle Students
  • Safety & Health in the Technology Classroom for Teachers

Schools Curriculum

  • ACT Math Exam
  • Advanced Algebraic Concepts and Applications in Mathematics
  • Advanced Biology 1
  • Advanced Biology 2
  • Advanced Chemistry 1
  • Advanced Chemistry 2
  • Advanced Mathematics 1
  • Advanced Mathematics 2
  • Advanced Physics 1
  • Advanced Physics 2
  • Algebra - Functions, Expressions and Equations
  • Algebra in Mathematics
  • Differentiation and Functions in Mathematics
  • Environmental Awareness in Geography
  • Fractions in Mathematics
  • Fundamentals of Biology
  • Fundamentals of Chemistry
  • Fundamentals of General Science
  • Geometry - Angles, Shapes and Area
  • Geometry in Mathematics
  • Mathematics Upper-Secondary 4 - Distributions and Integration
  • Outdoor Education - Adventure
  • Outdoor Education - Outdoor Recreation and Land Management
  • Pre-Algebra Mathematics
  • Probability and Chance in Mathematics
  • SAT Math Exam
  • Scratch - Teach Computer Programming in Schools
  • Sequences, Series and Equations in Mathematics
  • Statistics, Correlation and Regression in Mathematics
  • Understanding our Environment in Geography

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