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Small Data: 21st Century station openings

Small Data: 21st Century station openings Creative commons image Credit: Ian Roberts under CC-BY-SA licence New content
Updated 17 Apr 2014
There have been over seventy rail and light rail stations opened in the UK since the start of the century. Small Data gathers them in one place.

OU on the BBC: Life

OU on the BBC: Life Copyrighted image Credit: Neil Lucas Updated content
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Apr 2014
David Attenborough's ten-part exploration of the enormous variety of life on planet Earth.

Thinking Allowed: Gardens & football

Thinking Allowed: Gardens & football Creative commons image Credit: Derek Harper under CC-BY licence New content
Updated 11 Apr 2014
Laurie Taylor and guests explore the working class passion for garden, and England's problems on the pitch.

OU on TV and radio this week

OU on TV and radio this week Creative commons image Credit: Kevin76 under CC-BY-NC-ND licence Updated content
Updated 11 Apr 2014
A guide to the what's coming up on TV and radio from The Open University - from the Poles to storage units.

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Challenging Ageism: Discussion hub Copyrighted image Credit: Brad Calkins | Dreamstime.com
Comment posted by zy136159 on 24th Apr 2014
I am 'getting on' myself and this programme terrified me. I wonder if the couple would have been given as much consideration if the T.V cameras were not there? I agreed totally with Kath that so...
Ageism debate: In the shopping mall Copyrighted image Credit: Brad Calkins | Dreamstime.com
Comment posted by zy136163 on 24th Apr 2014
Although I applaud and use ICT I believe it is very divisive for those who are aged and not computer literate.Increasingly computers are used in daily living and often the limitations of the aged...
Ageism debate: In the doctors' surgery Copyrighted image Credit: Brad Calkins | Dreamstime.com
Comment posted by zy136154 on 24th Apr 2014
No age should not be a factor, I found tonights programme very distressing for Kathleen and Leonard Price that because provision of csre is limited and it costs no more for overnight care as it...
Challenging Ageism: Discussion hub Copyrighted image Credit: Brad Calkins | Dreamstime.com
Comment posted by zy136146 on 24th Apr 2014
Having had personal experience of a close relative suffering with dementia, I now put myself in the shoes of every single older person I see whether they have dementia or not. It's just that having...
Unscramble the clue to The Code Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Comment posted by om2245 on 24th Apr 2014
Hi Tracy - no need to submit, it's just an exercise for you to try at home. Many thanks OpenLearn Moderator

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Open source at The Open University

Open source at The Open University Copyrighted image Credit: Andy Hendry
Introductory Level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Jun 2010
Why has the OU created a Linux course? Liam Green-Hughes and Andrew Smith discuss Open Source at the Open University.

Boundaries of the knowable

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Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Feb 2010
Professor Russell Stannard OBE delves into the question of whether we can ever go beyond the boundaries of what we know.

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