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An introduction to death, dying and grief free course icon Level 2 icon

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An introduction to death, dying and grief

Explore interesting and challenging ideas around death, dying and grief. This free course, An introduction to death, dying and grief, invites you to think more deeply about death and dying and encourages you to think about it in different ways. This course will introduce you to different perspectives on death; ethical issues related to dying and end-of-life care; as well as expressions of grief. Please note that this course includes video about people talking personally about their experiences in relation to death and dying. If you have been affected by the issues in these videos, there are resources included in the course for further information and support.

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7 hrs
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Health, Sports & Psychology

An introduction to death, dying and grief

Explore interesting and challenging ideas around death, dying and grief. This free course, An introduction to death, dying and grief, invites you to think more deeply about death and dying and encourages you to think about it in different ways. This course will introduce you to different perspectives on death; ethical issues related to dying and end-of-life care; as well as expressions of grief. Please note that this course includes video about people talking personally about their experiences in relation to death and dying. If you have been affected by the issues in these videos, there are resources included in the course for further information and support.

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The impact of technology on children's physical activity free course icon Level 1 icon

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The impact of technology on children's physical activity

This free course, The impact of technology on children's physical activity, explores the impact of technology on children’s physical activity levels. It examines the different types of technology that children have access to and the ways in which they engage with it. As part of this discussion this course looks at information from a range of different sources and evaluates this evidence to try and answer the question of whether technology is helping or hindering children’s physical activity levels.

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6 hrs
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The impact of technology on children's physical activity

This free course, The impact of technology on children's physical activity, explores the impact of technology on children’s physical activity levels. It examines the different types of technology that children have access to and the ways in which they engage with it. As part of this discussion this course looks at information from a range of different sources and evaluates this evidence to try and answer the question of whether technology is helping or hindering children’s physical activity levels.

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The impact of technology on children's physical activity

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London's 1818 public health crisis

200 years ago today, the Morning Post shared a report into a health crisis gripping London - and how public health solutions offered a way out of the mess.

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The science of nutrition and healthy eating

This free course, The science of nutrition and healthy eating, looks at the science behind nutrition, covering aspects of biology, chemistry and physics as well as giving some insight into healthier eating. Reading food labels, choosing healthier foods, hydrating appropriately and understanding how we taste food will allow you to be more informed about the choices you make about the food you eat.

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24 hrs
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How can you exercise safely in the heat?

Another week lays ahead with much of the country hitting the 30s. Do you have to abandon your keep-fit routines when the mercury gets so high? Not if you're careful, say Hannah Moir and Chris Howe.

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Calling the game: Sexism in World Cup punditry

Eniola Aluko has worn the three lions - so why did her ITV colleagues treat her knowledge of football as a surprise? We've got a way to go to chase sexism out the commentary box, says the OU's Kath Woodward.

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5 mins
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The psychology of World Cup fans

Sure, football is popular but it's never as popular as during a World Cup. Why is that? And does all this on-pitch conflict lead to countries hating each other a little bit more? Chris Stiff explores the psychology of people caught up in the men's World Cup.

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OpenLearn Live: 2018 World Cup Special

You might have noticed that England have made the Semi Finals of the men's World Cup. With football writing 'HOME' on a big piece of cardboard and standing hopefully at the side of road with its thumb out, fight the big match nerves with some calming insights into the world of soccer.

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"Nursing is a fantastic career"

Staff Tutor for Nursing for The Open University, Michael Davidson, explains why he believes nursing can be a rewarding career choice for men and women.

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NHS: A People's History

Alex Brooker presents a crowdsourced social history of the NHS, told through people's treasured mementoes.

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