AdelaideX Trending Courses: August/September 2018

Interested in learning something new?

Maybe you want to expand your knowledge in the big data space?

Or learn how to read and appreciate Shakespeare and his plays?

Or understand addiction and appropriate treatments for recovery?

Check out AdelaideX’s trending courses for August/September:


  1. Computational Thinking and Big Data

Learn the core concepts of computational thinking and how to collect, clean and consolidate large-scale datasets.

This course focuses on core computational thinking concepts including decomposition, pattern recognition, abstraction, and algorithmic thinking. You will use tools such as R and Java data processing libraries in associated language environments.

What you will learn:

  • Understand and apply advanced core computational thinking concepts to large-scale data sets
  • Use industry-level tools for data preparation and visualisation, such as R and Java
  • Apply methods for data preparation to large data sets
  • Understand mathematical and statistical techniques for attracting information from large data sets and illuminating relationships between data sets

Find out more here.


  1. Shakespeare Matters

Learn about Shakespeare’s plays and their influence through a focus on emotions such as love, hate, and jealousy.

This course covers the range of emotions found in Hamlet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Othello, The Winter’s Tale, and King Henry V. As you follow and engage with the emotional journeys of characters in tragedy, comedy, tragicomedy, and history; you will discover patterns of plot, action, and speech that will help you appreciate, understand, and discuss Shakespeare’s plays.

What you will learn:

  • Why Shakespeare still matters, all through a focus on emotions
  • Ideas and techniques that will help you understand as well as enjoy Shakespeare’s plays
  • How to understand and appreciate Shakespeare’s language and its power

This course is due for re-launch on the 6th September 2018.

Find out more here.


  1. Managing Addiction

Understand how to recognize addiction and to match a person with alcohol and other drug problems to treatment using a full range of evidence-based responses.

The challenge of linking people experiencing addiction to the right response is a serious one, and much depends on understanding addiction and recognising the role that we all play in the pathway to recovery. This course is intended to help you meet this challenge by increasing your understanding of the biology of addiction and the available treatment options in the different stages of the recovery journey.

What you will learn:

  • Framework for pathways to recovery
  • How to identify people at risk of addiction
  • Applied understanding of intervention and treatment options

Find out more here.


Interested in other courses offered by AdelaideX?

Check out our full course list here.


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