Skip to content

Discover a world of learning

Filter pages by:

More filter options

Explore.
Watch, listen, debate & discover with our experts

RSS Icon
  • Putting baby in a context: Stephen Lee Naish's Deconstructing Dirty Dancing Creative commons image Icon Michael McCauslin under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Jan 2018

  • Putting baby in a context: Stephen Lee Naish's Deconstructing Dirty Dancing

    Putting baby in a context: Stephen Lee Naish's Deconstructing Dirty Dancing Creative commons image Icon Michael McCauslin under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Jan 2018
    In Deconstructing Dirty Dancing, Stephen Lee Naish unpacks the enduring popularity of the film Dirty Dancing, released to mixed reviews in 1987 before going...
  • How can we say Bitcoin is overvalued when we don't know how to value it? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: manfredrichter
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Jan 2018

  • How can we say Bitcoin is overvalued when we don't know how to value it?

    How can we say Bitcoin is overvalued when we don't know how to value it? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: manfredrichter New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Jan 2018
    One view of the rising cryptocurrency: We can't say it's a bubble when we don't really understand the value of the currency.
  • Is Bitcoin a bubble - and why must it burst? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: rihaij

    Is Bitcoin a bubble - and why must it burst?

    By Brian Lucey, Larisa Yarovaya

    One view of the rising cryptocurrency Bitcoin: The numbers suggest it is over-valued and due a correction.

    New content

    Read now: Is Bitcoin a bubble - and why must it burst? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Jan 2018

  • Is Bitcoin a bubble - and why must it burst?

    Is Bitcoin a bubble - and why must it burst? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: rihaij New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Jan 2018
    One view of the rising cryptocurrency Bitcoin: The numbers suggest it is over-valued and due a correction.
  • Martin Luther King Day Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public Domain

    Martin Luther King Day

    The third Monday of January each year is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Look into civil rights and what makes a...

    Updated content

    Read now: Martin Luther King Day about Managing projects through people

    Article

    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Jan 2018

  • Martin Luther King Day

    Martin Luther King Day Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public Domain Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 15 Jan 2018
    The third Monday of January each year is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Look into civil rights and what makes a great speech with our related content....
  • Mortgage vs rent Creative commons image Icon Paul Mison under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Mortgage vs rent

    By Ray Wright, Max Flint

    The true cost of home ownership when compared with renting is revealed in this interview with Ray Wright.

    Updated content

    Watch now: Mortgage vs rent about Managing projects through people

    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Jan 2018

  • Mortgage vs rent

    Mortgage vs rent Creative commons image Icon Paul Mison under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Jan 2018
    The true cost of home ownership when compared with renting is revealed in this interview with Ray Wright.
  • Beyond the babble: social broadcasting and digital citizenship Creative commons image Icon Giota Alevizou under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Beyond the babble: social broadcasting and digital citizenship

    By Dr Giota Alevizou, Lucia Scazzocchio

    The expression of emotion is key to the spread of declarations online. But can online identities really address the...

    New content

    Read now: Beyond the babble: social broadcasting and digital citizenship about Managing projects through people

    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Jan 2018

  • Beyond the babble: social broadcasting and digital citizenship

    Beyond the babble: social broadcasting and digital citizenship Creative commons image Icon Giota Alevizou under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 15 Jan 2018
    The expression of emotion is key to the spread of declarations online. But can online identities really address the difficult political realities of...
  • Hugh's Wild West Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Nalini Crack - Keo Films

    Hugh's Wild West

    Lifelong nature-lover Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall pursues his fascination with the wildlife of the West country.

    Updated content

    Learn more: Hugh's Wild West

    TV Programme

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Jan 2018

  • Hugh's Wild West

    Hugh's Wild West Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Nalini Crack - Keo Films Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 14 Jan 2018
    Lifelong nature-lover Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall pursues his fascination with the wildlife of the West country.
  • Rome Unpacked Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Rome Unpacked

    Andrew Graham-Dixon and Giorgio Locatelli explore Rome for the greatest food and art that they can find.

    Updated content

    Learn more: Rome Unpacked

    TV Programme

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Jan 2018

  • Rome Unpacked

    Rome Unpacked Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Updated content
    Introductory level Updated 13 Jan 2018
    Andrew Graham-Dixon and Giorgio Locatelli explore Rome for the greatest food and art that they can find.
  • Blue Monday: An OpenLearn reading list Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: OltreCreativeAgency

    Blue Monday: An OpenLearn reading list

    Blue chat for a blue day: collecting some thoughts on the marketing wheeze that is Blue Monday.

    New content

    Read now: Blue Monday: An OpenLearn reading list about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Jan 2018

  • Blue Monday: An OpenLearn reading list

    Blue Monday: An OpenLearn reading list Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: OltreCreativeAgency New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Jan 2018
    Blue chat for a blue day: collecting some thoughts on the marketing wheeze that is Blue Monday.
  • Henry Tudor: a Welsh hero…? Creative commons image Icon Photo by Andrew (Local Boy Done Good) under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Henry Tudor: a Welsh hero…?

    By Dr Richard A Marsden

    Dr Richard Marsden of the Open University’s History department recently contributed to Putting Henry on the Map, a...

    New content

    Read now: Henry Tudor: a Welsh hero…? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Jan 2018

  • Henry Tudor: a Welsh hero…?

    Henry Tudor: a Welsh hero…? Creative commons image Icon Photo by Andrew (Local Boy Done Good) under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Jan 2018
    Dr Richard Marsden of the Open University’s History department recently contributed to Putting Henry on the Map, a BBC Radio Wales programme about the...

    Free OpenLearn courses.
    Free extracts from OU course materials

    RSS Icon
  • Childhood in the digital age

    This free course, Childhood in the digital age, delves into the lives of children and discuss the potential benefits and limitations of technology...

    Updated content

    Learn: Childhood in the digital age more

    Free course

    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Jan 2018

  • Childhood in the digital age

    Childhood in the digital age Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © boggy22 (via iStockPhoto.com) Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    This free course, Childhood in the digital age, delves into the lives of children...
  • Succeed with maths – Part 1

    If you feel that maths is a mystery that you want to unravel then this free course is for you. It will guide you through how numbers are put...

    Updated content

    Learn: Succeed with maths – Part 1 more

    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Jan 2018

  • Succeed with maths – Part 1

    Succeed with maths – Part 1 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    If you feel that maths is a mystery that you want to unravel then this free course...
  • Exercise and mental health

    Each year thousands of pounds are spent on medications to treat conditions such as anxiety and depression. These medications often have negative...

    Updated content

    Learn: Exercise and mental health more

    Free course

    2 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    13 Jan 2018

  • Exercise and mental health

    Exercise and mental health Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission Updated content
    Intermediate level Duration 2 hours Updated 13 Jan 2018
    Each year thousands of pounds are spent on medications to treat conditions such as...
  • Introduction to child psychology

    Childhood is a time of rapid growth and development, and studying these changes is endlessly stimulating. In this free course, Introduction to...

    Updated content

    Learn: Introduction to child psychology more

    Free course

    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Jan 2018

  • Introduction to child psychology

    Introduction to child psychology Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 12 Jan 2018
    Childhood is a time of rapid growth and development, and studying these changes is...
  • Surviving the winter

    In this free course, Surviving the winter, we study one aspect of the fluctuating nature of an organisms environment. We consider how organisms...

    Updated content

    Learn: Surviving the winter more

    Free course

    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Jan 2018

  • Surviving the winter

    Surviving the winter Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 11 Jan 2018
    In this free course, Surviving the winter, we study one aspect of the fluctuating...
  • Hearing

    Hearing is a familiar and important human sense that is a topic naturally of interest to those who are curious about human biology. This free...

    Updated content

    Learn: Hearing more

    Free course

    15 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    11 Jan 2018

  • Hearing

    Hearing Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission Updated content
    Advanced level Duration 15 hours Updated 11 Jan 2018
    Hearing is a familiar and important human sense that is a topic naturally of...
  • The impact of technology on children's physical activity

    This free course, The impact of technology on children's physical activity, explores the impact of technology on children’s physical activity...

    Updated content

    Learn: The impact of technology on children's physical activity more

    Free course

    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Jan 2018

  • The impact of technology on children's physical activity

    The impact of technology on children's physical activity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © maximkabb / iStockphoto.com Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 6 hours Updated 10 Jan 2018
    This free course, The impact of technology on children's physical activity,...
  • Improve your understanding of spoken French

    This free course, Improve your understanding of spoken French, is aimed at intermediate learners of French with an interest in language and culture...

    Updated content

    Learn: Improve your understanding of spoken French more

    Free course

    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Jan 2018

  • Improve your understanding of spoken French

    Improve your understanding of spoken French Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 6 hours Updated 09 Jan 2018
    This free course, Improve your understanding of spoken French, is aimed at...
  • Start writing fiction: characters and stories

    Start writing fiction is a free course that helps you to get started with your own fiction writing, focusing on the central skill of creating...

    Updated content

    Learn: Start writing fiction: characters and stories more

    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Jan 2018

  • Start writing fiction: characters and stories

    Start writing fiction: characters and stories Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 08 Jan 2018
    Start writing fiction is a free course that helps you to get started with your own...
  • Leadership and followership

    This free course, Leadership and followership, will help you to explore what makes a good leader, recognise common leadership challenges, and...

    Updated content

    Learn: Leadership and followership more

    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Jan 2018

  • Leadership and followership

    Leadership and followership Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: adapted from © Kittisak_Tamaras/iStockPhoto.com and © Rawpixel Ltd/iStockPhoto.com Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 08 Jan 2018
    This free course, Leadership and followership, will help you to explore what makes...

    Become an OU student.
    Change your life with a qualification

    RSS Icon

    Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

    Duration 3600 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    Studying law is stimulating in its own right, and it’s also a smart career move....

    Graduate Diploma in Mathematics Education

    Graduate Diploma in Mathematics Education Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    You don't need a specialist mathematics background to be an effective maths...

    Foundation Degree in Youth Justice (England and Wales)

    Foundation Degree in Youth Justice (England and Wales) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    How can we improve the lives of children and young people who are ‘in trouble’?...

    Certificate in Promoting Public Health

    Certificate in Promoting Public Health Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 600 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    Public health is everyone’s business and the contribution of local authorities,...

    Top-up BA (Honours) Early Years

    Top-up BA (Honours) Early Years Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    This pathway enables experienced practitioners with a Foundation Degree in Early...

    Professional Certificate in Accounting

    Professional Certificate in Accounting Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Duration 600 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    This Professional Certificate in Accounting is ideal if you want a route into the...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Health Sciences

    Certificate of Higher Education in Health Sciences Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    If you’re interested in human biology, psychology and health, or you are thinking...

    Top-up Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

    Top-up Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    This course enables you to top up your knowledge and skills to honours degree...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Computing and IT

    Duration 1200 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    In the twenty-first century technology dominates the way we live, work, socialise...
    Page 1 of 913
    Page 1 of 913