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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

    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...
  • 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

    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...
  • 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

    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...
  • 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

  • Mediating Change: Culture and Climate Change

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

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

    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...
  • 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

    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...
  • 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

    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...
  • 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

    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...
  • 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

    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...
  • 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

    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,...
  • 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?

    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,...
  • 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?

    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...
  • 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

    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...
  • 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

    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...
  • 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

    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...
  • Thailand: The Politics of Blood

    In Thailand, the international media is the battleground for political ideas. Protests have become increasingly dramatic and well organised. In October 2008,...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Thailand: The Politics of Blood

    Video

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Oct 2010

  • Thailand: The Politics of Blood

    Thailand: The Politics of Blood Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2010
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 24 Oct 2010
    In Thailand, the international media is the battleground for political ideas....
  • Investigating Entrepreneurial Opportunities

    What does it make to be an entrepreneur? Is it hardcoded into certain individuals? Or is it just a matter of changing the way we view opportunities? In this...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Investigating Entrepreneurial Opportunities

    Audio

    55 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Oct 2010

  • Investigating Entrepreneurial Opportunities

    Investigating Entrepreneurial Opportunities Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2010
    Introductory level Duration 55 mins Updated 24 Oct 2010
    What does it make to be an entrepreneur? Is it hardcoded into certain individuals?...
  • Coping with Depression

    “You just want to step out of it, to step out of the whole race, the whole business. The monstrosity of life overwhelms you.” Following a nervous breakdown...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Coping with Depression

    Video

    40 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Oct 2010

  • Coping with Depression

    Coping with Depression Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2010
    Introductory level Duration 40 mins Updated 11 Oct 2010
    “You just want to step out of it, to step out of the whole race, the whole...
  • The science of the mind: investigating mental health

    How do biology, psychology and social science contribute to our understanding of mental health and mental illness? How do the biomedical and biopsychosocial...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: The science of the mind: investigating mental health

    Audio

    2 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Oct 2010

  • The science of the mind: investigating mental health

    The science of the mind: investigating mental health Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2010
    Introductory level Duration 2 hours Updated 01 Oct 2010
    How do biology, psychology and social science contribute to our understanding of...
  • Fire and Ice

    How are volcanoes created? And how can scientists re-construct eruptions from many thousands of years ago? On a field trip to Iceland, Dr Dave McGarvie...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Fire and Ice

    Audio

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Oct 2010

  • Fire and Ice

    Fire and Ice Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2010
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 01 Oct 2010
    How are volcanoes created? And how can scientists re-construct eruptions from many...
  • Exploring Law

    Should we have the right to die? Should lawyers be passionate? Why are women still poorly represented in law? And since when did judges decide become of such...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Exploring Law

    Audio

    1 hour 15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Oct 2010

  • Exploring Law

    Exploring Law Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2010
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour 15 mins Updated 01 Oct 2010
    Should we have the right to die? Should lawyers be passionate? Why are women still...
  • Imagining Scientists

    Why does the stereotype of a scientist with mad hair, big spex, white coat endure and how does this image relate to what 21st century scientists actually...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Imagining Scientists

    Audio

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Sep 2010

  • Imagining Scientists

    Imagining Scientists Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2010
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 16 Sep 2010
    Why does the stereotype of a scientist with mad hair, big spex, white coat endure...
  • Mind the Medicine Gap

    Vanessa lives in London. She has cancer. Lemlem lives in rural Ethiopia. She has typhoid. Most people would agree that both women should have similar access...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Mind the Medicine Gap

    Audio

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Sep 2010

  • Mind the Medicine Gap

    Mind the Medicine Gap Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2010
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 16 Sep 2010
    Vanessa lives in London. She has cancer. Lemlem lives in rural Ethiopia. She has...
  • Enterprising Times

    How are Britain's small business entrepreneurs leading the country out of the recession? Research by The Open University Business School suggests that...

    By The iTunes U team

    Listen now: Enterprising Times

    Audio

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Sep 2010

  • Enterprising Times

    Enterprising Times Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2010
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 16 Sep 2010
    How are Britain's small business entrepreneurs leading the country out of the...
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