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  • Digital literacy: an OpenLearn collection

    Improve your digital skills, keep on top of ever-changing technology and prepare yourself to succeed in the digital...

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    19 Apr 2018

  • Digital literacy: an OpenLearn collection

    Updated 19 Apr 2018
    Improve your digital skills, keep on top of ever-changing technology and prepare yourself to succeed in the digital world with our collection of free...
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    18 Apr 2018

  • Review: The Digital Academic - Critical Perspectives on Digital Technologies in Higher Education

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Apr 2018
    Eschewing the polarising perspectives that often characterise discussions of digital technologies in academia, The Digital Academic: Critical Perspectives on...
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    Open Education Week 2018

    Open Education Week is a celebration of the global Open Education Movement. We've got involved by sharing our best...

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    09 Mar 2018

  • Open Education Week 2018

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    Introductory level Updated 09 Mar 2018
    Open Education Week is a celebration of the global Open Education Movement. We've got involved by sharing our best open educational resources with you. 
  • From Zero Day to Doomsday – Public Lecture

    Join us in the Berrill Theatre or online on Tuesday 27 March 2018, 6:00 - 7:30 pm for the Public Lecture – From Zero...

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    08 Mar 2018

  • From Zero Day to Doomsday – Public Lecture

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    Duration 20 mins Updated 08 Mar 2018
    Join us in the Berrill Theatre or online on Tuesday 27 March 2018, 6:00 - 7:30 pm for the Public Lecture – From Zero Day to Doomsday.
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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    27 Feb 2018

  • Support for dyslexic language students through feedback

    Support for dyslexic language students through feedback Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Meditations
    Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Feb 2018
    A summary of how you can help dyslexic students through providing feedback 
  • Delivering tutorials for dyslexic students

    Key principles for effective tutorial delivery for dyslexic and, in particular, SpLD students

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    10 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    27 Feb 2018

  • Delivering tutorials for dyslexic students

    Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Feb 2018
    Key principles for effective tutorial delivery for dyslexic and, in particular, SpLD students
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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    27 Feb 2018

  • Preparing tutorials for dyslexic language students

    Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Feb 2018
    Strategies language teachers can follow before their tutorials to help dyslexic students 
  • Perceptions of corruption

    By Dr Susan Fawssett

    Economic injustice takes many forms. Watch this video to find out just how widespread it is and how we can combat it...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    13 Feb 2018

  • Perceptions of corruption

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    Economic injustice takes many forms. Watch this video to find out just how widespread it is and how we can combat it 
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    Year of the Dog: Chinese New Year

    By The OpenLearn team

    As the Chinese celebrate the Year of the Dog, why not learn how to write and pronounce basic Chinese words, or find...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    08 Feb 2018

  • Year of the Dog: Chinese New Year

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Feb 2018
    As the Chinese celebrate the Year of the Dog, why not learn how to write and pronounce basic Chinese words, or find out more about our furry friends?
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    05 Feb 2018

  • Social media - fake news, filter bubbles and sharing wisely!

    Social media - fake news, filter bubbles and sharing wisely! Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 05 Feb 2018
    Meet Frank and travel with him on his adventures through the (sometimes foggy) realms of social media. Explore sharing, filter bubbles and fake news- maybe...

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    Exploring sport coaching and psychology

    By Ben Oakley

    This free course, Exploring sport coaching and psychology, investigates how scientific and management ideas contribute to success while also taking...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    02 May 2018

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    This free course, Exploring sport coaching and psychology, investigates how...
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    Primary science: supporting children’s learning

    Science is a key subject area in primary education curriculum frameworks. This free course, Primary science: supporting children's learning,...

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    8 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    11 Apr 2018

  • Primary science: supporting children’s learning

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    Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 11 Apr 2018
    Science is a key subject area in primary education curriculum frameworks. This...
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    Networked practitioner: open or closed practice?

    This free course, Networked practitioner: open or closed practice?, starts a debate to support the decision-making process around openness and the...

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    4 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    10 Apr 2018

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    Advanced level Duration 4 hours Updated 10 Apr 2018
    This free course, Networked practitioner: open or closed practice?, starts a...
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    Parents and toddlers: Teaching and learning at home

    How do young children learn? This free course, Parents and toddlers: Teaching and learning at home, looks at the way toddlers interact with their...

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    20 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    27 Feb 2018

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    Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 27 Feb 2018
    How do young children learn? This free course, Parents and toddlers: Teaching and...
  • Am I ready to be a distance learner?

    Distance learning can open up opportunities for study. You might have not studied for a while, you might be returning to education, or you might...

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    3 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Nov 2017

  • Am I ready to be a distance learner?

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    Am I ready to be a distance learner?
    Introductory level Duration 3 hours Updated 23 Nov 2017
    Distance learning can open up opportunities for study. You might have not studied...
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    Play, learning and the brain

    This free course, Play, learning and the brain, examines the area of brain-based learning, with a particular focus on the development of the young...

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    15 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    12 Oct 2017

  • Play, learning and the brain

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    Intermediate level Duration 15 hours Updated 12 Oct 2017
    This free course, Play, learning and the brain, examines the area of brain-based...
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    Engaging with educational research

    This free course, Engaging with educational research, introduces you to the theoretical toolkit that is an essential part of engaging in...

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    12 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    15 Jun 2017

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    This free course, Engaging with educational research, introduces you to the...
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    What is language?: an applied linguistic perspective

    This free course, What is language?: an applied linguistic perspective, serves as an introduction to the discipline of applied linguistics. It...

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    6 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    26 May 2017

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    Advanced level Duration 6 hours Updated 26 May 2017
    This free course, What is language?: an applied linguistic perspective, serves as...
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    Involving the family in supporting pupils' literacy learning

    Teaching children to read is one area where collaboration between teachers and parents/carers is of vital importance. In this free course,...

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    26 May 2017

  • Involving the family in supporting pupils' literacy learning

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    Teaching children to read is one area where collaboration between teachers and...
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    English grammar in context

    What are the differences between spoken and written English? Is use of grammar more or less complex than it appears? This free course, English...

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    15 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    25 May 2017

  • English grammar in context

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    Advanced level Duration 15 hours Updated 25 May 2017
    What are the differences between spoken and written English? Is use of grammar...

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    Top-up BA (Honours) Early Years

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    Top-up BA (Honours) Early Years
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 21 May 2018
    This pathway enables experienced practitioners with a Foundation Degree in Early...

    CertHE in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Primary Schools

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    CertHE in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Primary Schools
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 21 May 2018
    Do you work in a primary school supporting children’s learning? This is one of the...

    Foundation Degree in Primary Teaching and Learning

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    Foundation Degree in Primary Teaching and Learning
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 21 May 2018
    Teaching assistants and classroom support staff represent one of the fastest...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Primary Teaching and Learning

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Primary Teaching and Learning
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 21 May 2018
    Classroom and teaching assistants and classroom support staff represent one of the...

    BA (Honours) Early Years

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    BA (Honours) Early Years
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 21 May 2018
    Do you work with young children? Do you want to boost your career and develop your...