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Throwing light on research by South & Central American scientists

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Apr 2016
Latin American scientists are coming together to promote their work more widely. Felix Moronta explains how.

OpenLearn Live: 12th April 2016

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Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Apr 2016
The birth of commercial spam, and the customer services stars you probably don't even notice. Free learning from across the day.

OpenLearn Live: 8th April 2016

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Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Apr 2016
The attempt to drag cassette tapes into the late 20th Century that unspooled. Then more free learning through the day.

Why has reaching the Chinese internet audience just got a little harder?

Why has reaching the Chinese internet audience just got a little harder? Creative commons image 陈 少举 under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Apr 2016
The Chinese State is tightening rules on how foreign organisations reach its citizens online. Oiwan Lam explains.

OpenLearn Live: 6th April 2016

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Apr 2016
When Microsoft tried to take on the iPod. Twice. And how Beethoven wrote music he couldn't hear. Free learning from across the day.

OpenLearn Live: 5th April 2016

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Apr 2016
Rupert Murdoch's attempt to create an old-style, brand-new newspaper. Then more free learning across the day.

OpenLearn Live: 4th April 2016

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Apr 2016
Making sense of the Panama Papers; and the handheld device that changed the way we live - although not straight away. Free learning from...

OpenLearn Live: 7th March 2016

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Mar 2016
A week in Dundee starts with the city churches; remembering the father of email.  Free learning from across the day.

Succeeding in a digital world: Register your interest

Succeeding in a digital world: Register your interest
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Mar 2016
Get a preview of our new course, Succeeding in a Digital World, and sign up to be notified when it launches.

How can Wikipedia Activism restore diversity to science?

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How can Wikipedia Activism restore diversity to science? Creative commons image James Kegley - Howard Hughes Medical Institute under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Feb 2016
Using Wikipedia to celebrate the achievements of the many scientists who aren't white men can help restore a sense of balance to science, says...

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Safari - skills accessing, finding and reviewing information

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Safari - skills accessing, finding and reviewing information Copyrighted image Copyright: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 01 Apr 2016
We constantly need to find and use information, not only in the academic world but also in the course of our everyday lives and work. This free...

ICTs: e-government

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Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 23 Mar 2016
www.....gov.uk You can now access government directly through the web. E-government in action. While studying this free course, ICTs: e-government,...

Digital communications

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Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 23 Mar 2016
Optical-fibre communications became commercially viable in the 1970s and innovation continues today. This free course, Digital communications, will...

Key skill assessment unit: Information technology

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Introductory level Duration 50 hours Updated 22 Mar 2016
Skills in information technology (IT) cover a broad range, from using software packages effectively to developing a critical understanding of the...

Living with the internet: learning online

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Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 17 Mar 2016
Learning online is one of the great advantages of information technology. This free course, Living with the internet: learning online, will help...

Living with the internet: Keeping it safe

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Living with the internet: Keeping it safe Copyrighted image Copyright: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 17 Mar 2016
Computer crashes are often the result of viruses, worms or trojans as unfortunately some internet users want to cause havoc or vandalise your...

Information on the web

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Information on the web Copyrighted image Copyright: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 17 Mar 2016
The World Wide Web is a vast information resource. This free course, Information on the web, will provide you with the foundation skills to use...

Living with the Internet: Online shopping

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Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 17 Mar 2016
Online shopping think of it as a shopping centre in cyberspace, with online auctions as the car-boot sale in the car park. This free course,...

ICTs: Information

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Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 17 Mar 2016
BBC News 24, Sky News, CNN we live in an era where news has become almost instantaneous. This free course, ICTs: Information, will look at how...

Presenting information

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Presenting information Copyrighted image Copyright: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 3 hours Updated 17 Mar 2016
Tables and charts are a great way to present numerical information in a clear and concise form. This free course, Presenting information, explains...