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What can we learn from Pokemon Go?

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Jul 2016
While scooping up Ratatas on the way to Sainsbury's is fun, Rebecca Ferguson is more excited by the potential of applying the technologies of...

Download our free 'Chinese Characters First Steps' app

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Jun 2015
Why is an app an ideal way to learn a new language? Qian Kan, one of the team members behind the OU course Beginner's Chinese and the "Chinese...

Badges come to OpenLearn

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Updated 09 Feb 2015
Using our free courses and want to show others what you've learned? We've got great news for you...

iTunes U as a teaching and learning tool: The future

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Oct 2014
The stakeholders from universities that offer iTunes U materials discuss the future of iTunes U in this podcast.

iTunes U as a teaching and learning tool: The stakeholders

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iTunes U as a teaching and learning tool: The stakeholders Creative commons image Fraser Speirs under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 29 Oct 2014
Key stakeholders from universities that offer iTunes U materials discuss their reasons for adding content, their expectations and evaluate their...

iTunes U as a teaching and learning tool: Introduction

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Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 Oct 2014
How does podcasting provide access to Open learning resources from around the world and what’s different from previous formats?

Using iTunes U as a teaching and learning tool

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Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 27 Oct 2014
iTunes U is revolutionising the way we teach and learn - these short podcasts outline the the successful nature of podcasting. 

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An introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER)

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An introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER)
Advanced level Duration 6 hours Updated 09 Mar 2016
In this free course, An introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER), you will look at some institutional OER initiatives. These will include...

Teaching using digital video in secondary schools

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Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 07 Mar 2016
This free course, Teaching using digital video in secondary schools, explores the role of digital media as a teaching tool, focusing on video in...

Introducing ethics in Information and Computer Sciences

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Advanced level Duration 40 hours Updated 29 Feb 2016
Although ethics is often viewed as an academic specialism or an add-on to training programmes in technology and science, it is in fact an area of...