This unit covers basic research methods in an easily accessible way, and includes research tips and pros and cons for each method. It also takes learners through a step-by-step approach to planning research.
This unit forms gives participants an understanding of the concepts behind database development, a sense of how database work can be applied to information projects and how to start thinking about the database planning process. It is primarily about developing an awareness of databases which can form a basis for future training in more practical aspects of database development work.
This unit introduces participants to the idea of open source software for use on servers, desktops and web sites.
Two units and a selection of supplementary materials are currently available for this module, developed by Julie Clayton, HIV/AIDS co-ordinator for the Science and Development Network, with contributions from TV Padma and Joe Thomas.
HIV/AIDS journalism and communication skills (unit)
Finding and evaluating HIV/AIDS information on the internet (unit)
HIV/AIDS-related mailing lists (supplementary materials)
Core materials (shared across units)