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    Level: 1 Introductory

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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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    10 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    27 Feb 2018

  • Support for dyslexic language students through feedback

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    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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    10 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    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 
  • Why are the bullied reluctant to seek help?

    By Professor Kenneth Rigby

    Research from Australia suggests there are many reasons why children subjected to bullying don't ask their teachers...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    25 Aug 2017

  • Why are the bullied reluctant to seek help?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    Research from Australia suggests there are many reasons why children subjected to bullying don't ask their teachers to get involved. Kenneth Rigby shares...
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    02 Aug 2017

  • Do challenges make learning more fulfilling - or off-putting?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Aug 2017
    Motivation is sometimes reported to be the key factor in educational achievement - but what is motivation? If we understand motivation a little better, we...
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    04 Jul 2017

  • Did Harry Potter’s extracurricular activities land him a job at the Ministry of Magic?

    Did Harry Potter’s extracurricular activities land him a job at the Ministry of Magic? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Pottermore (fair dealing)
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Jul 2017
    How did Harry Potter become an Auror despite never taking his NEWTs? Could the skills he learnt outside of the classroom at Hogwarts have made him ...
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    Free courses for teachers and student teachers

    The links below provide access to a series of free, short Open University courses aimed at supporting initial teacher...

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    17 Jan 2017

  • Free courses for teachers and student teachers

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    Updated 17 Jan 2017
    The links below provide access to a series of free, short Open University courses aimed at supporting initial teacher education, teacher professional...
  • Teaching dyslexic language students

    How can you best support students with dyslexia during their studies? Use this hub of articles to find out

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    1 hour

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    16 Jun 2014

  • Teaching dyslexic language students

    Intermediate level Duration 1 hour Updated 16 Jun 2014
    How can you best support students with dyslexia during their studies? Use this hub of articles to find out
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    16 Jun 2014

  • Maximising the potential of online tools for dyslexic students

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jun 2014
    Teachers should be aware of the following assistive technologies and online tools to help dyslexic students

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    Teaching for good behaviour

    The quality of our teaching inevitably has an impact on the behaviour of our students. This free course, Teaching for good behaviour, considers...

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    10 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    13 Apr 2018

  • Teaching for good behaviour

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    The quality of our teaching inevitably has an impact on the behaviour of our...
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    Accessibility of eLearning

    It is part of a teaching professional's skills to understand the needs of a diverse population of students. This free course, Accessibility of...

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    15 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    10 Apr 2018

  • Accessibility of eLearning

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    It is part of a teaching professional's skills to understand the needs of a...
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    Facilitating group discussions

    Gain an insight into facilitating meetings and discussions in the workplace. In this free course, Facilitating group discussions, you will look at...

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    2 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Feb 2018

  • Facilitating group discussions

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    Gain an insight into facilitating meetings and discussions in the workplace. In...
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    Your understanding and attitudes to science

    What is meant by 'science'? How do political, philosophical and religious beliefs affect scientific discoveries and developments? In this free...

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    3 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    20 Dec 2017

  • Your understanding and attitudes to science

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    What is meant by 'science'? How do political, philosophical and religious beliefs...
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    The interplay between leading and learning

    Leadership in learning contexts is not confined to those who have it as part of their job title. Everyone has opportunities for leading - be it of...

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    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    22 Jun 2017

  • The interplay between leading and learning

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    Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 22 Jun 2017
    Leadership in learning contexts is not confined to those who have it as part of...
  • Continuity and learning

    This free course, Continuity and learning, has a practical and professional development focus. You will explore interactive dimensions of workplace...

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Apr 2017

  • Continuity and learning

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    Continuity and learning
    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 21 Apr 2017
    This free course, Continuity and learning, has a practical and professional...
  • Learning to teach: an introduction to classroom research

    This is the fourth of four courses which comprise the course Learning to teach. Undertaking classroom research is seen as an effective form of CPD....

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    5 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    23 Aug 2016

  • Learning to teach: an introduction to classroom research

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    Learning to teach: an introduction to classroom research
    Advanced level Duration 5 hours Updated 23 Aug 2016
    This is the fourth of four courses which comprise the course Learning to teach....
  • Learning to teach: becoming a reflective practitioner

    This is the third of four courses which comprise the course Learning to teach. Critical reflection is crucial to becoming a successful teacher....

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    5 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    23 Aug 2016

  • Learning to teach: becoming a reflective practitioner

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    Learning to teach: becoming a reflective practitioner
    Advanced level Duration 5 hours Updated 23 Aug 2016
    This is the third of four courses which comprise the course Learning to teach....
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    Learning to teach: making sense of learning to teach

    This free course, Making sense of learning to teach, is the first of four courses which comprise the course Learning to teach. It draws on what we...

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    5 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    23 Aug 2016

  • Learning to teach: making sense of learning to teach

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    Advanced level Duration 5 hours Updated 23 Aug 2016
    This free course, Making sense of learning to teach, is the first of four courses...
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    Learning to teach: mentoring and tutoring student teachers

    This is the second of four courses which comprise the course Learning to teach. Traditionally student teachers are supported by a mentor in school...

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    5 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    23 Aug 2016

  • Learning to teach: mentoring and tutoring student teachers

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    Learning to teach: mentoring and tutoring student teachers Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © 2014 The Open University
    Advanced level Duration 5 hours Updated 23 Aug 2016
    This is the second of four courses which comprise the course Learning to teach....