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  • Heart of a heartless world, soul of soulless conditions Creative commons image Icon Loren Javier under CC-BY-ND licence under Creative-Commons license

    Heart of a heartless world, soul of soulless conditions

    By Dr Paula James

    As the series 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' turns 20 we look back at how, though she may have been a modern...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Mar 2017

  • Heart of a heartless world, soul of soulless conditions

    Heart of a heartless world, soul of soulless conditions Creative commons image Icon Loren Javier under CC-BY-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Mar 2017
    As the series 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' turns 20 we look back at how, though she may have been a modern California girl, Buffy's relationships...
  • How emoji are changing the shape of everyday English

    By Dr Philip Seargeant

    What influence are emoji having on the way we communicate? Is the common use of the eggplant or facepalm emoji...

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    Article

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Mar 2017

  • How emoji are changing the shape of everyday English

    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 08 Mar 2017
    What influence are emoji having on the way we communicate? Is the common use of the eggplant or facepalm emoji something to worry about? Philip...
  • A Clockwork Orange: ultraviolence, Russian spies and fake news Creative commons image Icon Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    A Clockwork Orange: ultraviolence, Russian spies and fake news

    By Dr Philip Seargeant

    On the centenary of Anthony Burgess's birthday, Philip Seargeant delves into his famous work 'A Clockwork Orange' and...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Feb 2017

  • A Clockwork Orange: ultraviolence, Russian spies and fake news

    A Clockwork Orange: ultraviolence, Russian spies and fake news Creative commons image Icon Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Feb 2017
    On the centenary of Anthony Burgess's birthday, Philip Seargeant delves into his famous work 'A Clockwork Orange' and dystopia in popular culture.
  • Exodus: Our Journey To Europe Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    Exodus: Our Journey To Europe

    In this three part OU/BBC co-production we see a terrifyingly intimate, yet uniquely epic portrait of the biggest movement of people that Europe...

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    TV Programme

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Feb 2017

  • Exodus: Our Journey To Europe

    Exodus: Our Journey To Europe Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Introductory level Updated 08 Feb 2017
    In this three part OU/BBC co-production we see a terrifyingly intimate, yet uniquely epic portrait of the biggest movement of people that Europe has seen...
  • How Trump tweets Creative commons image Icon Michael Vadon under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    How Trump tweets

    By Dr John Jewell

    Even moving into the White House hasn't stemmed Donald Trump's enthusiastic use of the social network.

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Feb 2017

  • How Trump tweets

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    How Trump tweets Creative commons image Icon Michael Vadon under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Feb 2017
    Even moving into the White House hasn't stemmed Donald Trump's enthusiastic use of the social network.
  • Desert Island Discs at 75: An OpenLearn listening list Creative commons image Icon StagiaireMGIMO under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Desert Island Discs at 75: An OpenLearn listening list

    By The OpenLearn team

    This weekend, BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs celebrates its 75th anniversary. Join us for a rummage in the...

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    Audio

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Jan 2017

  • Desert Island Discs at 75: An OpenLearn listening list

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    Desert Island Discs at 75: An OpenLearn listening list Creative commons image Icon StagiaireMGIMO under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Jan 2017
    This weekend, BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs celebrates its 75th anniversary. Join us for a rummage in the archives.
  • Baker Street half-baked: Is Sherlock part of a new anti-intellectualism? Creative commons image Icon Saschaporsche under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Baker Street half-baked: Is Sherlock part of a new anti-intellectualism?

    By Christopher Pittard

    Is the 21st Century version of the great detective designed to make thinking less threatening? Christopher Pittard...

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    Article

    Updated on:

    13 Jan 2017

  • Baker Street half-baked: Is Sherlock part of a new anti-intellectualism?

    Baker Street half-baked: Is Sherlock part of a new anti-intellectualism? Creative commons image Icon Saschaporsche under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Updated 13 Jan 2017
    Is the 21st Century version of the great detective designed to make thinking less threatening? Christopher Pittard thinks so.
  • I-Spy: Episode 3 Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    I-Spy: Episode 3

    By Dr Andreas Vossler, Dr Naomi Moller

    Episode three of the five-part online infidelity drama I-SPY: Rhianna tries to find evidence on the web for Oliver’s...

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Dec 2016

  • I-Spy: Episode 3

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    I-Spy: Episode 3 Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Dec 2016
    Episode three of the five-part online infidelity drama I-SPY: Rhianna tries to find evidence on the web for Oliver’s alleged infidelity and the couple argues...
  • I-Spy: Episode 2 Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    I-Spy: Episode 2

    By Dr Andreas Vossler, Dr Naomi Moller

    Episode two of the five-part online infidelity drama I-SPY: Rihanna finds out about Oliver’s online flirting and...

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Nov 2016

  • I-Spy: Episode 2

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    I-Spy: Episode 2 Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Nov 2016
    Episode two of the five-part online infidelity drama I-SPY: Rihanna finds out about Oliver’s online flirting and talks on the phone to a friend about it,...
  • I-Spy: Episode 1 Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    I-Spy: Episode 1

    By Dr Andreas Vossler, Dr Naomi Moller

    Episode one of the five-part online infidelity drama I-SPY: Rihanna installs spyware on the laptop she presents as a...

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Nov 2016

  • I-Spy: Episode 1

    Featuring: Video Video
    I-Spy: Episode 1 Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Nov 2016
    Episode one of the five-part online infidelity drama I-SPY: Rihanna installs spyware on the laptop she presents as a birthday present to her partner Oliver...