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  • Design for dementia care

    The impact of disorientating spaces on people with dementia can be profound, and can create serious deterioration in their wellbeing. Case studies of new...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Design for dementia care

    Video

    50 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Jan 2012

  • Design for dementia care

    Design for dementia care Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2012
    Introductory level Duration 50 mins Updated 13 Jan 2012
    The impact of disorientating spaces on people with dementia can be profound, and...
  • Enduring Love

    With ever-increasing divorce rates and relationship break-ups, how do some couples manage to stay together for years, sometimes forever? In this collection...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Enduring Love

    Audio

    1 hour 15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Jan 2012

  • Enduring Love

    Enduring Love Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2012
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour 15 mins Updated 13 Jan 2012
    With ever-increasing divorce rates and relationship break-ups, how do some couples...
  • Language and Meaning: How We Learn

    What do English language teachers in the early 21st century need to know about the relationship between language and meaning? How can teachers enable...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Language and Meaning: How We Learn

    Video

    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Dec 2011

  • Language and Meaning: How We Learn

    Language and Meaning: How We Learn Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 20 Dec 2011
    What do English language teachers in the early 21st century need to know about the...
  • The Funny Thing About...

    Is the world of politics anything like "Yes Minister" or "The Thick Of It"? Are scientists all as geeky as Denzil Dexter from "The Fast Show"? This...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: The Funny Thing About...

    Video

    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Dec 2011

  • The Funny Thing About...

    The Funny Thing About... Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 09 Dec 2011
    Is the world of politics anything like "Yes Minister" or "The Thick Of It"? Are...
  • At a loss

    In the UK, on average, 17 babies die every day. Six of those babies will have been born alive and lived for a short time. 11 will have died before or during...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: At a loss

    Audio

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Nov 2011

  • At a loss

    At a loss Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 11 Nov 2011
    In the UK, on average, 17 babies die every day. Six of those babies will have been...
  • The Z files with Benjamin Zephaniah

    Can a driven individual shatter academic stereo-types through a passion for education? How does a love of science or engineering help you overcome...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: The Z files with Benjamin Zephaniah

    Video

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Nov 2011

  • The Z files with Benjamin Zephaniah

    The Z files with Benjamin Zephaniah Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 04 Nov 2011
    Can a driven individual shatter academic stereo-types through a passion for...
  • Legal conversations

    How should health professionals make clinical decisions? How much involvement should the patient have? Is it against the law to do research on individuals...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Legal conversations

    Audio

    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Oct 2011

  • Legal conversations

    Legal conversations Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 28 Oct 2011
    How should health professionals make clinical decisions? How much involvement...
  • James Berry: Windrush songs

    How does a poet represent two distinctly different cultures in their work? How did James Berry interpret his experience and those of other Jamaican’s that...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: James Berry: Windrush songs

    Audio

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Oct 2011

  • James Berry: Windrush songs

    James Berry: Windrush songs Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 19 Oct 2011
    How does a poet represent two distinctly different cultures in their work? How did...
  • Wordsworth, De Quincy and Dove cottage

    Can a location inspire great poetry? To what extent can a person’s environment influence their art? After leaving the area as a child the Romantic poet...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Wordsworth, De Quincy and Dove cottage

    Video

    Updated on:

    06 Oct 2011

  • Wordsworth, De Quincy and Dove cottage

    Wordsworth, De Quincy and Dove cottage Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Updated 06 Oct 2011
    Can a location inspire great poetry? To what extent can a person’s environment...
  • Duchess of Malfi: Deconstructing the play

    Does the Duchess of Malfi have any resonance with modern-day audiences? Are it’s themes of politics and revenge still relevant today? Since it was originally...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Duchess of Malfi: Deconstructing the play

    Video

    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Oct 2011

  • Duchess of Malfi: Deconstructing the play

    Duchess of Malfi: Deconstructing the play Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 05 Oct 2011
    Does the Duchess of Malfi have any resonance with modern-day audiences? Are it’s...
  • Othello and apartheid

    Can a play written in the seventeenth century protest against contemporary issues? Is it possible to use a Shakespearian tragedy draw attention to political...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Othello and apartheid

    Video

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Oct 2011

  • Othello and apartheid

    Othello and apartheid Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 05 Oct 2011
    Can a play written in the seventeenth century protest against contemporary issues?...
  • Wordsworth, De Quincey and Dove cottage

    Can a location inspire great poetry? To what extent can a person’s environment influence their art? After leaving the area as a child the Romantic poet...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Wordsworth, De Quincey and Dove cottage

    Video

    25 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Oct 2011

  • Wordsworth, De Quincey and Dove cottage

    Wordsworth, De Quincey and Dove cottage Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 25 mins Updated 05 Oct 2011
    Can a location inspire great poetry? To what extent can a person’s environment...
  • The Romantics

    How did Romantic writers address questions of identity? How did their experiences influence the way they expressed themselves? The Romantic period saw a rise...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: The Romantics

    Audio

    35 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Oct 2011

  • The Romantics

    The Romantics Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 35 mins Updated 05 Oct 2011
    How did Romantic writers address questions of identity? How did their experiences...
  • James Joyce’s Dublin

    How did the fictional world James Joyce created reflect his own experiences of Dublin? Did Joyce write about a distinct Irish identity that had been ignored...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: James Joyce’s Dublin

    Audio

    25 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Oct 2011

  • James Joyce’s Dublin

    James Joyce’s Dublin Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 25 mins Updated 05 Oct 2011
    How did the fictional world James Joyce created reflect his own experiences of...
  • 9/11: Attack on the Wires

    What happens when one of the worst terrorist attacks in history strikes the densest cluster of networks on the planet? How did the largest communications...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: 9/11: Attack on the Wires

    Video

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Sep 2011

  • 9/11: Attack on the Wires

    9/11: Attack on the Wires Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Sep 2011
    What happens when one of the worst terrorist attacks in history strikes the...
  • 9/11: Reflections on political leadership

    On September 11 2001, hijackers took control of four aircraft and crashed into the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon, in events that changed the world...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: 9/11: Reflections on political leadership

    Audio

    45 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Sep 2011

  • 9/11: Reflections on political leadership

    9/11: Reflections on political leadership Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 45 mins Updated 02 Sep 2011
    On September 11 2001, hijackers took control of four aircraft and crashed into the...
  • Moons of the Solar System

    How did the solar system form? Are we alone in the Universe? What are alien atmospheres made of? These questions can be answered by studying the solar system...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Moons of the Solar System

    Video

    35 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2011

  • Moons of the Solar System

    Moons of the Solar System Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 35 mins Updated 29 Aug 2011
    How did the solar system form? Are we alone in the Universe? What are alien...
  • The Linux Effect: 20th Anniversary

    The Linux Operating System is 20 years old. This podcast series, presented by the Senior Lecturer in Computing at The Open University, Blaine Price, tells...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: The Linux Effect: 20th Anniversary

    Audio

    35 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Aug 2011

  • The Linux Effect: 20th Anniversary

    The Linux Effect: 20th Anniversary Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 35 mins Updated 18 Aug 2011
    The Linux Operating System is 20 years old. This podcast series, presented by the...
  • English: Language of controversy

    Is English a force for good? What have been the ramifications of this language’s dominance in ex colonies and also throughout the world?...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: English: Language of controversy

    Audio

    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Aug 2011

  • English: Language of controversy

    English: Language of controversy Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 12 Aug 2011
    Is English a force for good? What have been the ramifications of this language’s...
  • How to Survive a Botnet Attack

    Have you ever clicked on a link you were unsure of, or downloaded a risky attachment? If so, then you are in danger of becoming part of a Botnet, also known...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: How to Survive a Botnet Attack

    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Jul 2011

  • How to Survive a Botnet Attack

    How to Survive a Botnet Attack Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Jul 2011
    Have you ever clicked on a link you were unsure of, or downloaded a risky...
  • English: Language of opportunity

    Do people that speak English receive better opportunities in life than those who don’t? How essential is fluency in English when pursuing an occupation in...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: English: Language of opportunity

    Video

    50 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Jul 2011

  • English: Language of opportunity

    English: Language of opportunity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 50 mins Updated 22 Jul 2011
    Do people that speak English receive better opportunities in life than those who...
  • Cory Doctorow: Computer and Internet Regulation

    What is it about computers and computer networks that makes them so much more powerful and flexible than most other technologies? And why do these qualities...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Cory Doctorow: Computer and Internet Regulation

    Audio

    45 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Jul 2011

  • Cory Doctorow: Computer and Internet Regulation

    Cory Doctorow: Computer and Internet Regulation Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 45 mins Updated 08 Jul 2011
    What is it about computers and computer networks that makes them so much more...
  • Retail management and marketing

    How do retailers decide where to locate new stores? Why do consumers behave in a particular manner? How does a frozen pea get from harvest to a supermarket...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Retail management and marketing

    Video

    1 hour 45 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Jun 2011

  • Retail management and marketing

    Retail management and marketing Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour 45 mins Updated 10 Jun 2011
    How do retailers decide where to locate new stores? Why do consumers behave in a...
  • Design for beginners

    How do you create depth and tone on paper? How do you create a cd case from scratch? Steve Garner, Professor of Design at The Open University answers these...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Design for beginners

    Video

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 May 2011

  • Design for beginners

    Design for beginners Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 27 May 2011
    How do you create depth and tone on paper? How do you create a cd case from...
  • English: Personal Experiences

    How has the English language influenced your life? How would you define your relationship with English? In this collection these questions are explored by...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: English: Personal Experiences

    Video

    45 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 May 2011

  • English: Personal Experiences

    English: Personal Experiences Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 45 mins Updated 18 May 2011
    How has the English language influenced your life? How would you define your...
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