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  • How to manage the digital-related stress of technology

    By Dr Gini Harrison, Dr Mathijs Lucassen

    If smartphone and multimedia use is related to anxiety, what can we do to avoid stress? Here are 5 top...

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  • How to manage the digital-related stress of technology

    How to manage the digital-related stress of technology New content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 23 May 2018
    If smartphone and multimedia use is related to anxiety, what can we do to avoid stress? Here are 5 top tips for managing wellbeing in the...
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  • Managing stress and anxiety in the digital age: The dark side of technology

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 23 May 2018
    What is it about new technology that is making many of us anxious and stressed? Dr Gini Harrison and Dr Mathijs Lucassen explore the top five stressors:
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  • 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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  • Inclusive Design and Making: Designing for individuals, in a personal way

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 13 Apr 2018
    Rachael Luck explains how inclusive designers are making closer connections with the maker community, to create individual items to solve everyday challenges.
  • Inventing the record business

    By Eva Moreda Rodríguez

    As Spotify prepares to float itself, Eva Moreda Rodríguez hails their distant ancestors. Uncover the early years of...

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  • Inventing the record business

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    As Spotify prepares to float itself, Eva Moreda Rodríguez hails their distant ancestors. Uncover the early years of the recording industry
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  • Should we tax robots who replace humans in the workplace?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Feb 2018
    Could the taxation system provide a solution to the rise of automation?
  • China and the internet

    By John Perry Barlow

    John Perry Barlow's experiences suggest some in China are wary of the rapid change promised by the internet - but...

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    John Perry Barlow's experiences suggest some in China are wary of the rapid change promised by the internet - but that doesn't mean it's a nation closed to...
  • John Perry Barlow: An Appreciation

    By Cory Doctorow, Mike Richards

    John Perry Barlow, who died on February 7th, helped shape how we think about digital rights. Here, the OU's Mike...

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  • John Perry Barlow: An Appreciation

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Feb 2018
    John Perry Barlow, who died on February 7th, helped shape how we think about digital rights. Here, the OU's Mike Richards introduces a short obituary by John...
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    Timeline: Engineering the real cyborgs

    By Donald Edwards

    Do you know engineers have been improving lives of people who have disabilities since Ancient Egyptian...

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    19 Feb 2018

  • Timeline: Engineering the real cyborgs

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 19 Feb 2018
    Do you know engineers have been improving lives of people who have disabilities since Ancient Egyptian times? See how prosthesis and aids for...

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    An introduction to design engineering

    This free course, An introduction to design engineering, looks at the way in which engineers use ideas and approaches from the discipline of design...

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    This free course, An introduction to design engineering, looks at the way in which...
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    Learning, thinking and doing

    How do we learn? Understanding how is the key to learning more effectively. This free course, Learning, thinking and doing, looks at the three main...

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    How do we learn? Understanding how is the key to learning more effectively. This...
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    Creating musical sounds

    How do different instruments produce the sounds we classify as music? How do we decide whether something whether a piano or a vacuum cleaner is...

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    How do different instruments produce the sounds we classify as music? How do we...
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    Technology, innovation and management

    Develop a critical understanding of technological innovation and management. This free course, Technology, innovation and management, will provide...

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    Develop a critical understanding of technological innovation and management. This...
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    Introduction to structural integrity

    The I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis in August 2007, resulting in at least 13 deaths, illustrates the importance of structural integrity. This...

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    The I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis in August 2007, resulting in at least 13...
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    Technological innovation: a resource-based view

    This free course, Technological innovation: a resource-based view, aims to provide you with an overview and introduction to a range of related...

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    This free course, Technological innovation: a resource-based view, aims to provide...
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    Technology Evaluation

    The aim of this free course, Technology Evaluation, is to provide you with the knowledge you need to develop and work with forms of evaluation that...

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    Sound for music technology: An introduction

    Whether you're a professional musician, play music with your friends on the weekends or just like to listen to CDs, music technology affects your...

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    Whether you're a professional musician, play music with your friends on the...
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    Theories in Technology Evaluation

    This free course, Theories in Technology Evaluation, is devoted to exploring and analysing the theoretical and political nature of evaluation and...

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    Tay Bridge disaster

    The sudden collapse of Scotland's Tay Bridge in 1879 killed more than 70 rail passengers and shocked the population. An extensive inquiry was...

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    The sudden collapse of Scotland's Tay Bridge in 1879 killed more than 70 rail...