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  • John Perry Barlow: An Appreciation Creative commons image Icon Joi under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    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

    John Perry Barlow: An Appreciation Creative commons image Icon Joi under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
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    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...
  • History how-to videos: Books and bibles Creative commons image Icon wikijim99 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    History how-to videos: Books and bibles

    By Neil Oliver

    What does the information in the front of books tell us about where they come from?

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  • History how-to videos: Books and bibles

    History how-to videos: Books and bibles Creative commons image Icon wikijim99 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Feb 2018
    What does the information in the front of books tell us about where they come from?
  • Wild Weather with Richard Hammond Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Wild Weather with Richard Hammond

    Richard Hammond travels the globe to discover the unexplained, the unexpected and the plain unlikely, in an attempt to reveal the...

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  • Wild Weather with Richard Hammond

    Wild Weather with Richard Hammond Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Updated content
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    Richard Hammond travels the globe to discover the unexplained, the unexpected and the plain unlikely, in an attempt to reveal the hidden world of weather.
  • Past-Time Lover Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Neil Arnold

    Past-Time Lover

    Which iconic figure would you select for a Valentine's Day date?

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  • Past-Time Lover

    Past-Time Lover Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Neil Arnold Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Feb 2018
    Which iconic figure would you select for a Valentine's Day date?
  • For some people, staying awake might help fight depression Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019

    For some people, staying awake might help fight depression

    By Linda Geddes

    Triple chronology appears to have positive results in treating some people with depression. Staying awake for better...

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  • For some people, staying awake might help fight depression

    For some people, staying awake might help fight depression Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019 New content
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 14 Feb 2018
    Triple chronology appears to have positive results in treating some people with depression. Staying awake for better mental health might sound odd, but - as...
  • Election days: 1868 - Herring and mutton Creative commons image Icon Atle Grimsby under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Election days: 1868 - Herring and mutton

    Why did Liberals wave herring in the streets on polling day in 1868?

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  • Election days: 1868 - Herring and mutton

    Election days: 1868 - Herring and mutton Creative commons image Icon Atle Grimsby under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Feb 2018
    Why did Liberals wave herring in the streets on polling day in 1868?
  • History How-to videos: Paper and ink Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Andrys

    History How-to videos: Paper and ink

    By Neil Oliver

    The paper and ink in a letter can reveal as much as the words themselves.

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  • History How-to videos: Paper and ink

    History How-to videos: Paper and ink Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Andrys Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Feb 2018
    The paper and ink in a letter can reveal as much as the words themselves.
  • History How-to videos: Metal detection Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: JamesQube
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  • History How-to videos: Metal detection

    History How-to videos: Metal detection Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: JamesQube Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Feb 2018
    What are the attractions of metal detection to the historian?
  • History How-to videos: Decoding medals Creative commons image Icon Col André Kritzinger under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    History How-to videos: Decoding medals

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    Medals don't just rerward bravery - they tell the tale of the battles they were won in.

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  • History How-to videos: Decoding medals

    History How-to videos: Decoding medals Creative commons image Icon Col André Kritzinger under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Feb 2018
    Medals don't just rerward bravery - they tell the tale of the battles they were won in.
  • History How-to videos: Crash sites Creative commons image Icon Elliott Simpson under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    History How-to videos: Crash sites

    By Neil Oliver

    The sites of Second World War plane crashes aren't just of historical interest - they may also be graveyards or bomb...

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  • History How-to videos: Crash sites

    History How-to videos: Crash sites Creative commons image Icon Elliott Simpson under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Feb 2018
    The sites of Second World War plane crashes aren't just of historical interest - they may also be graveyards or bomb sites. How should you approach them?

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

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    This free course, Leadership and followership, will help you to explore what makes...
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    This free course, Exploring sport coaching and psychology, investigates how scientific and management ideas contribute to success while also taking...

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    This free course, Exploring sport coaching and psychology, investigates how...
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  • Human rights and law

    Human rights now seem to take precedent over many areas of our lives, but where do these rights come from and how did they develop? This free...

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    Human rights now seem to take precedent over many areas of our lives, but where do...
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    What impact does alcohol have on the body? From a 'hangover' to cirrhosis this free course, Alcohol and human health, looks at the harmful effects...

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    What impact does alcohol have on the body? From a 'hangover' to cirrhosis this...
  • Grammar matters

    Grammar matters because, combined with vocabulary choice, it is our main way of making meaning. This free course introduces you to one approach...

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    Grammar matters because, combined with vocabulary choice, it is our main way of...
  • Introducing the Classical world

    How do we learn about the world of the ancient Romans and Greeks? This free course, Introducing the Classical world, will provide you with an...

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    How do we learn about the world of the ancient Romans and Greeks? This free course...
  • Beginners' French: in the city

    This free course, Beginners' French: in the city, helps you to acquire the basic language to find your way around a French town. You will learn how...

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    This free course, Beginners' French: in the city, helps you to acquire the basic...
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    This free course, Intermediate French: Le quatorze juillet, is taken from Ouverture, a language module that concentrates on French as a tool for...

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  • Intermediate French: Le quatorze juillet

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    Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

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    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 12 Feb 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 12 Feb 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 12 Feb 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 12 Feb 2018
    This pathway enables experienced practitioners with a Foundation Degree in Early...

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    This Professional Certificate in Accounting is ideal if you want a route into the...

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    This course enables you to top up your knowledge and skills to honours degree...

    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 12 Feb 2018
    If you’re interested in human biology, psychology and health, or you are thinking...

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    In the twenty-first century technology dominates the way we live, work, socialise...
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