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Education & Development 

Critical thinking – A skill and a process

To be successful at learning we need to do more than just remember information - critical thinking is essential. Anne Wesemann explains the benefits...

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Looking globally: the future of education

In this free course you will explore three big themes that are challenging the world itself and therefore education: the environment, demographic changes and the impact of technological advances. The key question is this: is education fit for this future?

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24 hrs
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Succeed in the workplace

Do you want to change jobs, are you just starting in the job market or may be returning after a break? If so, then this free course, Succeed in the workplace, is for you. It will help you explore career opportunities. You will also gain the skills to write strong CVs and application forms, and to handle different types of interviews. By the end of the course you will have made a start on your own realistic and strong action plan to enable you to find a job that will fulfil your aspirations and suit your lifestyle.

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24 hrs
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Using sources: Considering breadth as well as depth

How do you use sourcing material and referencing in an assignment? Here's a guide to sources in today's digital environment. 

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English Loanwords – Interactive World Map

Explore the fascinating origins of some words in the English language with this interactive world map. Simply select the book items to uncover the word and its history. 

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Health, Sports & Psychology 

Can protective headgear increase the risk of injury to rugby players?

While cuts and bruises may be avoided, new research suggests that wearing headgear during rugby can put players at greater risk. Andrew Barnes explains his research.

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Childhood in the digital age

This free course, Childhood in the digital age, delves into the lives of children and discuss the potential benefits and limitations of technology in their lives.

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12 hrs

Education & Development 

Learning through spoken interaction

How do people learn via spoken interaction? What tips are there for those learning English as a foreign language?  

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Should boys be taught about periods and the menstrual cycle at school?

Could including boys in lessons on periods help reduce stigma and taboo around the menstrual cycle? A recent report suggests it might.

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Dr David Hann on how to succeed as a distance learner

The Open University's Dr David Hann tells you how to become a successful distance learner in this extended interview from 'Go the Distance'.

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15 mins

Languages 

Methods in Motion: Inside Outsiders and Outside Insiders

In today’s 'Methods in Motion' blog, the ordeal of conducting research interviews in imperfect German is turned to advantage by Sara de Jong in trying to understand how participants identify as ‘insiders’ or ‘outsiders’.

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Patrick Andrews on academic talk

The Open University's Patrick Andrews gives you tips on academic talk in this extended interview from 'Go the Distance'.

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10 mins
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