Course dates:

Ongoing

Free enrolment without certificate

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Enrolment

How do I enrol in the course?

In order to enrol, please follow the instructions on our “How to Enrol” webpage . This will then lead you to the OpenEdX course page. Once you are there, you can start the enrolment process by clicking the "enrol" button.

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Is there a selection procedure to participate in the course?

The course is a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), which means we do not select participants on any basis. Rather, we welcome anyone who is interested in learning more about the topic to enrol and participate for free.

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Fees

I would like to know if the course is free or if some parts are to be paid

Our course is a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), which means all components are open and totally free for anyone.

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Do I need to pay any fee to attend the course?

There are no registration or tuition fees.

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Accessibility

Is the course accessible to persons with disabilities?

We want all participants in our courses to enjoy a great learning experience and we strive to always improve accessibility. Each week of the course includes one or two video lectures with accompanying transcripts and reading materials. The texts are in PDF format, work at low bandwidths, are printable and can be zoomed to the desired size. Some readings may include pages from accessible websites. This makes all of them accessible to those who use assistive technology software such as screen readers. Likewise, weekly discussions and module quizzes can be completed through our platform which is accessible, for example, to people who use speech input, keyboard accessible controls or text to speech tools. For more details please visit EdX Website Accessibility Policy .

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Structure and content

Is there a schedule for the course or is it self-directed?

The course is self-paced so participants can study in their own time.

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I have a commitment in week 2. Would it be possible to work on it the following weeks?

As the course is self-paced, the workload can be shifted from one week to the other, so that every participant can adjust it to his/her personal commitments.

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Quizzes

Quizzes are foreseen at regular intervals in order for participants to check their understanding and progress. They are based on 5 questions of different types (true/false; yes/no; multiple choice; multiple answer) and are available throughout the course.

Participants can have unlimited attempts and can see what answers they got wrong/right. However, for a more effective and satisfactory learning experience we warmly encourage everyone to take the quizzes after having prepared for them properly and not at random. Also, it is important to press the submit button in each question to make sure the answers are recorded in the progress chart.

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Certificate of Completion

What does it mean “Audit-only”? Will I get a certificate?

Auditors can complete any or all the parts of the course at their own pace, but will not receive a certificate. Participants who want proof of completion can simply print the progress chart that they will find in their course page.

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