Filter pages by:

More filter options

Explore.
Watch, listen, debate & discover with our experts

RSS Icon
  • Rio 2016: A short Paralympics reading list

    By The OpenLearn team

    Athletes with intellectual disabilities; zika virus; empty seats; risky cheating; inspiration porn - a round-up of...

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Sep 2016

  • Rio 2016: A short Paralympics reading list

    Featuring: Video Video
    Rio 2016: A short Paralympics reading list Copyright free image Icon Copyright free image Copyright free: PIVISO.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Sep 2016
    Athletes with intellectual disabilities; zika virus; empty seats; risky cheating; inspiration porn - a round-up of pieces about the Paralympic Games.
  • OpenLearn Live: 26th August 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Rounding off a week of Bolts with the fastest of them all; and how can you trust online video? Free learning from...

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Aug 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 26th August 2016

    Featuring: Video Video
    OpenLearn Live: 26th August 2016 Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image Nick Webb under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Aug 2016
    Rounding off a week of Bolts with the fastest of them all; and how can you trust online video? Free learning from across the day.
  • Life after the Olympics: retirement

    By Caroline Heaney

    What does the retired life hold for Olympians such as Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Michael Phelps? Can they...

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2016

  • Life after the Olympics: retirement

    Life after the Olympics: retirement Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image AdamKR under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 25 Aug 2016
    What does the retired life hold for Olympians such as Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Michael Phelps? Can they cope with the change of lifestyle?
  • Hammering into hearts: How Dilshod Nazarov's Rio victory lifted the Tajiks

    By The Akhal-Tech Collective

    Tajikistan won its first independent Gold during Rio 2016. For a nation without a lot to celebrate, it's a big deal.

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Aug 2016

  • Hammering into hearts: How Dilshod Nazarov's Rio victory lifted the Tajiks

    Hammering into hearts: How Dilshod Nazarov's Rio victory lifted the Tajiks Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image Rjruiziii under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Aug 2016
    Tajikistan won its first independent Gold during Rio 2016. For a nation without a lot to celebrate, it's a big deal.
  • What happened to Rio 2016's leftover food?

    By David Leveille

    Gourmet chefs fed the athletes of the Olympic Games. Then, they fed the poor.

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Aug 2016

  • What happened to Rio 2016's leftover food?

    What happened to Rio 2016's leftover food? Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image Indra Galbo under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Aug 2016
    Gourmet chefs fed the athletes of the Olympic Games. Then, they fed the poor.
  • Rio 2016: Aisuluu Tynybekova - not quite a medalist; still a national hero

    By The Akhal-Tech Collective

    Aisuluu Tynybekova of Kyrgyzstan didn't quite make it to the podium - but her performance still helped lift a country...

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Aug 2016

  • Rio 2016: Aisuluu Tynybekova - not quite a medalist; still a national hero

    Rio 2016: Aisuluu Tynybekova - not quite a medalist; still a national hero Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image Marie-Lan Nguyen / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY 3.0 under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Aug 2016
    Aisuluu Tynybekova of Kyrgyzstan didn't quite make it to the podium - but her performance still helped lift a country hit by a doping scandal.
  • Rio 2016: A Caster Semenya reading list

    By The OpenLearn team

    Caster Semenya's 800 metres victory at Rio hasn't been met with universal acclaim, as it reopens the debate...

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Video

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Aug 2016

  • Rio 2016: A Caster Semenya reading list

    Featuring: Video Video
    Rio 2016: A Caster Semenya reading list Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image Citizen59 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Aug 2016
    Caster Semenya's 800 metres victory at Rio hasn't been met with universal acclaim, as it reopens the debate over hyperadrogenic atheletes.
  • OpenLearn Live: 22nd August 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    The tiny pieces of metal that climbers hang their life from, and the fight for the right to see the code running your...

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Video

    5 mins

    Updated on:

    22 Aug 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 22nd August 2016

    Featuring: Video Video
    OpenLearn Live: 22nd August 2016 Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image Benjamin Hollis under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Aug 2016
    The tiny pieces of metal that climbers hang their life from, and the fight for the right to see the code running your body. Free learning from across the day.
  • OpenLearn Live: 19th August 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    The poles that allow athletes to vault; and 25 years on from the Soviet Coup. Free learning from across the day.

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Aug 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 19th August 2016

    Featuring: Video Video
    OpenLearn Live: 19th August 2016 Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image SD Dirk under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Aug 2016
    The poles that allow athletes to vault; and 25 years on from the Soviet Coup. Free learning from across the day.

    Free OpenLearn courses.
    Free extracts from OU course materials

    RSS Icon
  • Sport media and culture: Who's calling the shots?

    The media plays a huge part in sport; we find out what's happening and how our team is doing, and it creates great sporting moments and sports...

    Try: Sport media and culture: Who's calling the shots? now

    Free course

    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Mar 2016

  • Sport media and culture: Who's calling the shots?

    Free Course Free Course Featuring: Audio Audio
    Sport media and culture: Who's calling the shots? Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 03 Mar 2016
    The media plays a huge part in sport; we find out what's happening and how our...
  • Funding elite sport

    Training and preparing to compete as an elite athlete can take significant financial support. Where does the money to support such athletes in the...

    Try: Funding elite sport now

    Free course

    2 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Feb 2016

  • Funding elite sport

    Free Course Free Course Featuring: Video Video
    Funding elite sport Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 2 hours Updated 16 Feb 2016
    Training and preparing to compete as an elite athlete can take significant...