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    Badminton: Fitness and Training

    Playing badminton is like playing chess at 200 miles per hour, it requires a combination of explosive power, speed, agility and strategy. The physiological...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Badminton: Fitness and Training

    Video

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 May 2011

  • Badminton: Fitness and Training

    Featuring: Video Video
    Badminton: Fitness and Training Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 06 May 2011
    Playing badminton is like playing chess at 200 miles per hour, it requires a...
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    The Philosophy of Love

    The nature of royal weddings as very public declarations of love can cause us to reflect on love and partnership – and on 29th April 2011 when Prince William...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: The Philosophy of Love

    Audio

    25 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Apr 2011

  • The Philosophy of Love

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    The Philosophy of Love Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 25 mins Updated 21 Apr 2011
    The nature of royal weddings as very public declarations of love can cause us to...
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    Shakespeare: A critical analysis

    Is Shakespeare still relevant today? How does his work influence pop culture today? Do the themes of his plays continue to resonate with modern audiences or...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Shakespeare: A critical analysis

    Audio

    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Apr 2011

  • Shakespeare: A critical analysis

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    Shakespeare: A critical analysis Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 19 Apr 2011
    Is Shakespeare still relevant today? How does his work influence pop culture today...
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    Wales: Culture and identity

    Wales is a vibrant nation with its own language, musical heritage and strong cultural identity. Central to this identity and a source of national pride, is...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Wales: Culture and identity

    Audio

    1 hour 15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Mar 2011

  • Wales: Culture and identity

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    Wales: Culture and identity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour 15 mins Updated 29 Mar 2011
    Wales is a vibrant nation with its own language, musical heritage and strong...
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    Worlds of English

    How has the English language spread internationally - and is the worldwide influence of English a cause for celebration or concern? How is it changing in...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Worlds of English

    Video

    1 hour

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    11 Mar 2011

  • Worlds of English

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    Worlds of English Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Intermediate level Duration 1 hour Updated 11 Mar 2011
    How has the English language spread internationally - and is the worldwide...
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    Women in Science

    How have individual female scientists contributed to the advancement of science through time? To celebrate the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Women in Science

    Audio

    50 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Mar 2011

  • Women in Science

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    Women in Science Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 50 mins Updated 08 Mar 2011
    How have individual female scientists contributed to the advancement of science...
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    The Wizard of Oz: From Fractions to Formulas

    Maths in movies has often been used creatively as a method by which to engage students in formulas and numerical theory. The 1939 classic The Wizard of Oz...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: The Wizard of Oz: From Fractions to Formulas

    Audio

    1 hour 30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Mar 2011

  • The Wizard of Oz: From Fractions to Formulas

    Featuring: Video Video Audio Audio
    The Wizard of Oz: From Fractions to Formulas Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour 30 mins Updated 03 Mar 2011
    Maths in movies has often been used creatively as a method by which to engage...
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    David Hume: 18th Century Philosopher

    2011 is the 300th anniversary of the birth of one of the greatest figures in Western Philosophy – David Hume. As well as an economist and historian, Hume was...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: David Hume: 18th Century Philosopher

    Audio

    45 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    18 Feb 2011

  • David Hume: 18th Century Philosopher

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    David Hume: 18th Century Philosopher Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Intermediate level Duration 45 mins Updated 18 Feb 2011
    2011 is the 300th anniversary of the birth of one of the greatest figures in...
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    Croeso: beginners' Welsh

    Are you interested in learning more about one of Europe's oldest languages? Or would you simply like to brush up on your Welsh? Then look no further. This...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Croeso: beginners' Welsh

    Audio

    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Feb 2011

  • Croeso: beginners' Welsh

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    Croeso: beginners' Welsh Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 10 Feb 2011
    Are you interested in learning more about one of Europe's oldest languages? Or...
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    Sport and exercise psychology

    Psychological factors can play a significant role in sport and exercise. In sport, psychological preparation could mean the difference between winning and...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Sport and exercise psychology

    Video

    45 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    14 Jan 2011

  • Sport and exercise psychology

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    Sport and exercise psychology Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Intermediate level Duration 45 mins Updated 14 Jan 2011
    Psychological factors can play a significant role in sport and exercise. In sport,...
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    University of the Future

    What does the future of learning look like? For over 40 years The Open University has pushed the boundaries of teaching and learning to deliver a dynamic...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: University of the Future

    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Jan 2011

  • University of the Future

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    University of the Future Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Jan 2011
    What does the future of learning look like? For over 40 years The Open University...
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    Entrepreneurial Lives

    We hear much about eureka moments that launched exciting new businesses. But what happens after taking that bold step to become your own boss? Juggling...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Entrepreneurial Lives

    Audio

    1 hour 15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Dec 2010

  • Entrepreneurial Lives

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    Entrepreneurial Lives Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2010
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour 15 mins Updated 03 Dec 2010
    We hear much about eureka moments that launched exciting new businesses. But what...
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    Mediating Change: Culture and Climate Change

    Every generation faces challenges that previous generations could scarcely imagine. Twenty years ago, few people were talking about climate change, now it's...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Mediating Change: Culture and Climate Change

    Audio

    Updated on:

    01 Dec 2010

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    Mediating Change

    Every generation faces challenges that previous generations could scarcely imagine. Twenty years ago, few people were talking about climate change, now it's...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Mediating Change

    Audio

    Updated on:

    01 Dec 2010

  • Mediating Change

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    Mediating Change Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Updated 01 Dec 2010
    Every generation faces challenges that previous generations could scarcely imagine...
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    Culture and Climate Change

    Every generation faces challenges that previous generations could scarcely imagine. Twenty years ago, few people were talking about climate change, now it's...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Culture and Climate Change

    Audio

    2 hours 45 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Nov 2010

  • Culture and Climate Change

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    Culture and Climate Change Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2010
    Introductory level Duration 2 hours 45 mins Updated 30 Nov 2010
    Every generation faces challenges that previous generations could scarcely imagine...
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    Learning to Groove

    Learning to Groove tells the story of the Tomorrow’s Warriors band as its young musicians learn the art of jazz. Jason Toynbee, leader of the What Is Black...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Learning to Groove

    Audio

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Nov 2010

  • Learning to Groove

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    Learning to Groove Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2010
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 10 Nov 2010
    Learning to Groove tells the story of the Tomorrow’s Warriors band as its young...
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    Measuring the Immeasurable

    We live with a paradox. We need to measure our world to make sense of it, but important things are really hard to measure. And, when we do measure important...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Measuring the Immeasurable

    Audio

    25 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Nov 2010

  • Measuring the Immeasurable

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    Measuring the Immeasurable Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2010
    Introductory level Duration 25 mins Updated 10 Nov 2010
    We live with a paradox. We need to measure our world to make sense of it, but...
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    Berlusconi: the politically incorrect politician

    Sex scandals, divorce, alleged links to the mafia, showman, entrepreneur, and as some might describe him – the politically incorrect politician. The Italian...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Berlusconi: the politically incorrect politician

    Video

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Oct 2010

  • Berlusconi: the politically incorrect politician

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    Berlusconi: the politically incorrect politician Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2010
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 24 Oct 2010
    Sex scandals, divorce, alleged links to the mafia, showman, entrepreneur, and as...
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    Digging up Spain's dead

    General Franco’s authoritarian dictatorship lasted for almost forty years. When he died in 1975, political parties of both the left and the right agreed to...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Digging up Spain's dead

    Video

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Oct 2010

  • Digging up Spain's dead

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    Digging up Spain's dead Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2010
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 24 Oct 2010
    General Franco’s authoritarian dictatorship lasted for almost forty years. When he...
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    Seeking Sanctuary

    How do refugees and asylum seekers find political voice? Many face hostility, isolation and exclusion, but while waiting to seek sanctuary what positive,...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Seeking Sanctuary

    Video

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Oct 2010

  • Seeking Sanctuary

    Featuring: Video Video Audio Audio
    Seeking Sanctuary Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2010
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 24 Oct 2010
    How do refugees and asylum seekers find political voice? Many face hostility,...
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    Human trafficking: Modern day slavery?

    The phrase "human trafficking" conjures up shocking images of modern slavery, abuse and victims. But are people who have been trafficked necessarily asking...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Human trafficking: Modern day slavery?

    Video

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Oct 2010

  • Human trafficking: Modern day slavery?

    Featuring: Video Video Audio Audio
    Human trafficking: Modern day slavery? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2010
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 24 Oct 2010
    The phrase "human trafficking" conjures up shocking images of modern slavery,...
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    Is citizenship nationality?

    You can quit the gym, join a new golf club and move to a new city, but joining the citizenship club is not a choice; we are governed by the powers that...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Is citizenship nationality?

    Video

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Oct 2010

  • Is citizenship nationality?

    Featuring: Video Video Audio Audio
    Is citizenship nationality? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2010
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 24 Oct 2010
    You can quit the gym, join a new golf club and move to a new city, but joining the...
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    Cider: The new politics of food

    As police crack down on social problems such as binge drinking, how can a small artisan cider maker take cider away from the streets and back onto the...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Cider: The new politics of food

    Video

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Oct 2010

  • Cider: The new politics of food

    Featuring: Video Video Audio Audio
    Cider: The new politics of food Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2010
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 24 Oct 2010
    As police crack down on social problems such as binge drinking, how can a small...
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    Pitfalls of Polls

    What are opinions polls? A public form of political gossip, a way for politicians to test public reactions to policies or an accurate prediction of how...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Pitfalls of Polls

    Video

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Oct 2010

  • Pitfalls of Polls

    Featuring: Video Video Audio Audio
    Pitfalls of Polls Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2010
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 24 Oct 2010
    What are opinions polls? A public form of political gossip, a way for politicians...
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    The insecurity of security

    Do you feel safe in your own home? Security measures, such as gated communities and CCTV, can remove people's rights and have a long-term physical impact on...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: The insecurity of security

    Video

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Oct 2010

  • The insecurity of security

    Featuring: Video Video Audio Audio
    The insecurity of security Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2010
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 24 Oct 2010
    Do you feel safe in your own home? Security measures, such as gated communities...
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