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    Fiscal Responsibility and Monetary Policy

    Why do economies go into recession, and what should policymakers do? How do governments use money to influence the economy?...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Fiscal Responsibility and Monetary Policy

    Video

    25 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Mar 2014

  • Fiscal Responsibility and Monetary Policy

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    Fiscal Responsibility and Monetary Policy Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 25 mins Updated 28 Mar 2014
    Why do economies go into recession, and what should policymakers do? How do...
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    Opening the Boundaries of Citizenship

    How do we define being a citizen? In what ways has the idea of citizenship expanded?...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Opening the Boundaries of Citizenship

    Audio

    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Feb 2014

  • Opening the Boundaries of Citizenship

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    Opening the Boundaries of Citizenship Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 25 Feb 2014
    How do we define being a citizen? In what ways has the idea of citizenship...
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    Creativity at Work

    Is creativity a mind-set or can it be developed? How much influence does organisational culture have on creativity in the workplace? And is there space for...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Creativity at Work

    Video

    1 hour 15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Feb 2014

  • Creativity at Work

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    Creativity at Work Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour 15 mins Updated 17 Feb 2014
    Is creativity a mind-set or can it be developed? How much influence does...
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    Creative Futures

    Is creativity a mindset or can it be developed? How much influence does organisational culture have on creativity in the workplace? And is there space for...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Creative Futures

    Video

    1 hour 30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Feb 2014

  • Creative Futures

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    Introductory level Duration 1 hour 30 mins Updated 17 Feb 2014
    Is creativity a mindset or can it be developed? How much influence does...
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    360 Degrees of Separation

    How does Surrealism relate to Freud? What does Freud have to do with the Prisoner's dilemma?...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: 360 Degrees of Separation

    Video

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Jan 2014

  • 360 Degrees of Separation

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    360 Degrees of Separation Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 06 Jan 2014
    How does Surrealism relate to Freud? What does Freud have to do with the Prisoner...
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    Unlikely Leaders

    What do you imagine when you think of a leader? Is the customary vision of the powerful politician or business leader still entirely relevant today? In these...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Unlikely Leaders

    Video

    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Nov 2013

  • Unlikely Leaders

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    Unlikely Leaders Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 29 Nov 2013
    What do you imagine when you think of a leader? Is the customary vision of the...
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    Management and the unconscious mind

    How can the unconscious mind influence management styles? Is rational thinking a pre-requisite for good ideas? The human brain is an incredibly complex...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Management and the unconscious mind

    Audio

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Nov 2013

  • Management and the unconscious mind

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    Management and the unconscious mind Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Nov 2013
    How can the unconscious mind influence management styles? Is rational thinking a...
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    Bon départ: beginners’ French second edition

    What’s the difference between formal and informal greetings in French? How do people in Paris discuss their daily routines?...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Bon départ: beginners’ French second edition

    Audio

    40 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Nov 2013

  • Bon départ: beginners’ French second edition

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    Bon départ: beginners’ French second edition Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 40 mins Updated 18 Nov 2013
    What’s the difference between formal and informal greetings in French? How do...
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    Rundblick: beginners' German second edition

    How do you discuss the weather or make a hotel reservation in German? ...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Rundblick: beginners' German second edition

    Audio

    45 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Nov 2013

  • Rundblick: beginners' German second edition

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    Rundblick: beginners' German second edition Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 45 mins Updated 06 Nov 2013
    How do you discuss the weather or make a hotel reservation in German? ...
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    Design Behind the Bike

    The Design Behind the Bike Series explores the effect of science and technology on cycling and explores how the development in technology has changed bike...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Design Behind the Bike

    Video

    45 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Nov 2013

  • Design Behind the Bike

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    Design Behind the Bike Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 45 mins Updated 05 Nov 2013
    The Design Behind the Bike Series explores the effect of science and technology on...
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    Atom Bomb in Popular Culture

    German surrender brought the Second World War in Europe to an end. But all feared that war with Japan would drag on and on. Behind the scenes, the US had...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Atom Bomb in Popular Culture

    Video

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Nov 2013

  • Atom Bomb in Popular Culture

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    Atom Bomb in Popular Culture Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 01 Nov 2013
    German surrender brought the Second World War in Europe to an end. But all feared...
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    Portales: beginners' Spanish second edition

    How do people greet each other and introduce themselves in Spanish? How do they talk about their lives or their everyday activities?...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Portales: beginners' Spanish second edition

    Audio

    45 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Oct 2013

  • Portales: beginners' Spanish second edition

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    Portales: beginners' Spanish second edition Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 45 mins Updated 10 Oct 2013
    How do people greet each other and introduce themselves in Spanish? How do they...
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    Origins of The Cold War

    How was The Cold War fought? What types of evidence do historians use to understand the events that took place?...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Origins of The Cold War

    Audio

    25 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Oct 2013

  • Origins of The Cold War

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    Origins of The Cold War Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 25 mins Updated 08 Oct 2013
    How was The Cold War fought? What types of evidence do historians use to...
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    Evolution of human rights

    What are the differences between individual and minority rights? How did the League of Nations and United Nations attempt to address the topic of human...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Evolution of human rights

    Audio

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Oct 2013

  • Evolution of human rights

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    Evolution of human rights Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 08 Oct 2013
    What are the differences between individual and minority rights? How did the...
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    Leadership in Health and Social Care

    These six managers, from frontline roles across health and social care in the UK, are real people in real roles. By sharing their experiences through short...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Leadership in Health and Social Care

    Video

    35 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Sep 2013

  • Leadership in Health and Social Care

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    Leadership in Health and Social Care Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 35 mins Updated 27 Sep 2013
    These six managers, from frontline roles across health and social care in the UK,...
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    What makes a great speech?

    Throughout history great orators have been able to capture a shift in the zeitgeist, and tap into an audience’s emotions. Speeches by John. F. Kennedy and...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: What makes a great speech?

    Audio

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Aug 2013

  • What makes a great speech?

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    What makes a great speech? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 16 Aug 2013
    Throughout history great orators have been able to capture a shift in the...
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    The Birth of Comedy

    Take the topical satire of Have I Got News For You and mix thoroughly with the adolescent humour of The Inbetweeners, add in a healthy dose of Monty Python...

    By The iTunes U team, The iTunes U team

    Listen now: The Birth of Comedy

    Audio

    1 hour 15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Aug 2013

  • The Birth of Comedy

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    The Birth of Comedy Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour 15 mins Updated 15 Aug 2013
    Take the topical satire of Have I Got News For You and mix thoroughly with the...
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    Learning to Teach

    Would you give up a successful broadcasting career to become a teacher? What are the challenges facing modern teachers? Becoming a teacher requires learning...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Learning to Teach

    Audio

    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 May 2013

  • Learning to Teach

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    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 07 May 2013
    Would you give up a successful broadcasting career to become a teacher? What are...
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    Online market research

    How has the arrival of the internet changed the nature of marketing research? Can doing market research with online participants be as effective as with real...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Online market research

    Audio

    20 mins

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    26 Apr 2013

  • Online market research

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    Online market research Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 20 mins Updated 26 Apr 2013
    How has the arrival of the internet changed the nature of marketing research? Can...
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    Mi'kmaq: First Nation people

    Can heritage continue to inform the way we live today? Is it possible to balance traditional ideas with a modern life? The Mi'kmaq people have had roots in...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Mi'kmaq: First Nation people

    Video

    20 mins

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    16 Apr 2013

  • Mi'kmaq: First Nation people

    Featuring: Video Video
    Mi'kmaq: First Nation people Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Advanced level Duration 20 mins Updated 16 Apr 2013
    Can heritage continue to inform the way we live today? Is it possible to balance...
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    Collaboration in the classroom

    What teaching methods can be used to improve a school’s performance? What are the benefits of collaborating within an educational institution?...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Collaboration in the classroom

    Video

    20 mins

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    12 Mar 2013

  • Collaboration in the classroom

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    Advanced level Duration 20 mins Updated 12 Mar 2013
    What teaching methods can be used to improve a school’s performance? What are the...
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    The Language of Poverty

    The language used to describe poverty in the UK has a vital bearing on how welfare policy is implemented, and how policies are perceived by the wider...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: The Language of Poverty

    Audio

    35 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Feb 2013

  • The Language of Poverty

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    Introductory level Duration 35 mins Updated 28 Feb 2013
    The language used to describe poverty in the UK has a vital bearing on how welfare...
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    Inside the International Criminal Court

    What is the role of the International Criminal Court (ICC)? How will the ICC develop in the 21st century? The ICC was created in 2002 as a permanent tribunal...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Inside the International Criminal Court

    Video

    35 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Feb 2013

  • Inside the International Criminal Court

    Featuring: Video Video
    Inside the International Criminal Court Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 35 mins Updated 27 Feb 2013
    What is the role of the International Criminal Court (ICC)? How will the ICC...
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    Regina Jonas: the first female rabbi

    Regina Jonas (1902-1944), who is now widely recognised as the world’s first female rabbi, was ordained in Nazi Germany in 1935. However, for many years after...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Regina Jonas: the first female rabbi

    Audio

    35 mins

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    27 Feb 2013

  • Regina Jonas: the first female rabbi

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    Regina Jonas: the first female rabbi Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Advanced level Duration 35 mins Updated 27 Feb 2013
    Regina Jonas (1902-1944), who is now widely recognised as the world’s first female...
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    Veiling: Tradition, Identity and Fashion

    Why do Muslim women wear the hijab? How do they reconcile different approaches to veiling between generations, across different geographical regions and in...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Veiling: Tradition, Identity and Fashion

    Video

    35 mins

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    22 Feb 2013

  • Veiling: Tradition, Identity and Fashion

    Featuring: Video Video Audio Audio
    Veiling: Tradition, Identity and Fashion Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Advanced level Duration 35 mins Updated 22 Feb 2013
    Why do Muslim women wear the hijab? How do they reconcile different approaches to...
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