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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...
  • 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

    Featuring: Video Video
    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...
  • 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

    Featuring: Video Video
    Creative Futures Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour 30 mins Updated 17 Feb 2014
    Is creativity a mindset or can it be developed? How much influence does...
  • 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

    Featuring: Video Video
    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...
  • 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

    Featuring: Video Video Audio Audio
    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...
  • 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

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    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...
  • 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

    Featuring: Video Video Audio Audio
    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? ...
  • 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

    Featuring: Video Video
    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...
  • 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

    Featuring: Video Video Audio Audio
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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

    Featuring: Video Video
    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,...
  • 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?

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    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...
  • 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: 1 Introductory

    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
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 16 Apr 2013
    Can heritage continue to inform the way we live today? Is it possible to balance...
  • 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

    Featuring: Video Video
    Collaboration in the classroom Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 20 mins Updated 12 Mar 2013
    What teaching methods can be used to improve a school’s performance? What are the...
  • 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

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    The Language of Poverty Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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: 1 Introductory

    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
    Introductory level Duration 35 mins Updated 27 Feb 2013
    Regina Jonas (1902-1944), who is now widely recognised as the world’s first female...
  • 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: 1 Introductory

    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
    Introductory level Duration 35 mins Updated 22 Feb 2013
    Why do Muslim women wear the hijab? How do they reconcile different approaches to...
  • The Heidelberg Project: A Detroit Story

    Would you give up a successful career to work for a charity? Can art save a community? Over the course of the last century Detroit moved from being the...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: The Heidelberg Project: A Detroit Story

    Audio

    25 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Feb 2013

  • The Heidelberg Project: A Detroit Story

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    The Heidelberg Project: A Detroit Story Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 25 mins Updated 12 Feb 2013
    Would you give up a successful career to work for a charity? Can art save a...
  • Marxism and Marketing

    What can Marxism teach us about marketing? Is Communist thinking relevant when applied to a modern drink’s marketing strategy? The successful sale of white...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Marxism and Marketing

    Audio

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Jan 2013

  • Marxism and Marketing

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    Marxism and Marketing Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 Jan 2013
    What can Marxism teach us about marketing? Is Communist thinking relevant when...
  • 60-Second Adventures in Astronomy

    Ever wondered where the Universe came from? Or more importantly, where it's headed? Voiced by David Mitchell, this series of 60 second animations examines...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: 60-Second Adventures in Astronomy

    Video

    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Dec 2012

  • 60-Second Adventures in Astronomy

    Featuring: Video Video
    60-Second Adventures in Astronomy Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 20 Dec 2012
    Ever wondered where the Universe came from? Or more importantly, where it's...
  • Understanding Globalisation

    What do we mean when we say globalisation? Does the growth of globalisation hinder or benefit mankind? It’s a common assumption that countries globalise but...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Understanding Globalisation

    Audio

    25 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Dec 2012

  • Understanding Globalisation

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    Understanding Globalisation Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 25 mins Updated 12 Dec 2012
    What do we mean when we say globalisation? Does the growth of globalisation hinder...
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

    Why do Mergers and acquisitions happen? What are the factors that motivate companies to buy sell and incorporate other organisations? In these uncertain...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Mergers and Acquisitions

    Video

    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Nov 2012

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

    Featuring: Video Video Audio Audio
    Mergers and Acquisitions Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 13 Nov 2012
    Why do Mergers and acquisitions happen? What are the factors that motivate...
  • Managing for Sustainability

    What are the key issues for sustainable resource management? How do companies operate while maintaining corporate social responsibility? From understanding...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Managing for Sustainability

    Video

    25 mins

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    09 Oct 2012

  • Managing for Sustainability

    Featuring: Video Video
    Managing for Sustainability Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Advanced level Duration 25 mins Updated 09 Oct 2012
    What are the key issues for sustainable resource management? How do companies...
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