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  • Future of Empowerment Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University

    Future of Empowerment

    By Dr Peter Bloom, Dr Cinzia Priola, Dr Paul Walley, Dr Charles Barthold

    This documentary looks at the future of empowerment – specifically at the ways new technologies can be used to...

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    50 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Nov 2017

  • Future of Empowerment

    Future of Empowerment Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 50 mins Updated 15 Nov 2017
    This documentary looks at the future of empowerment – specifically at the ways new technologies can be used to empower people to transform their lives, the...
  • Hinglish, Pinglish, Binglish, Minglish Creative commons image Icon leesean under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Hinglish, Pinglish, Binglish, Minglish

    By Madhavi Kapur

    The head of the Rewachand Bhojwani Academy finds the multilingualism of Indian society has positive advantages, even...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Sep 2017

  • Hinglish, Pinglish, Binglish, Minglish

    Hinglish, Pinglish, Binglish, Minglish Creative commons image Icon leesean under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Sep 2017
    The head of the Rewachand Bhojwani Academy finds the multilingualism of Indian society has positive advantages, even though it makes it harder to maintain...
  • Silent Invisible Women: Deaf and Muslim in Australia Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Muslim Deaf Association Sydney Facebook

    Silent Invisible Women: Deaf and Muslim in Australia

    By Ayah Wehbe

    Already feeling defined by their hijabs, deafness can add an extra layer of distance for some women. Ayah Wehbe has...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • Silent Invisible Women: Deaf and Muslim in Australia

    Silent Invisible Women: Deaf and Muslim in Australia Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Muslim Deaf Association Sydney Facebook
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    Already feeling defined by their hijabs, deafness can add an extra layer of distance for some women. Ayah Wehbe has been exploring the experiences of deaf...
  • How can you tell if a signal from space is an alien communication? Creative commons image Icon Jinterwas under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Aug 2017

  • How can you tell if a signal from space is an alien communication?

    How can you tell if a signal from space is an alien communication? Creative commons image Icon Jinterwas under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Aug 2017
    Humanity scans the skies, hoping to hear from other intelligent species. But how can you be sure you've tuned in to aliens and not just got interference?...
  • What can emoji teach us about human civilization?

    By Dr Philip Seargeant

    Is emoji another example of the dumbing-down of our language and culture or is there a more educational purpose to...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Jul 2017

  • What can emoji teach us about human civilization?

    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 18 Jul 2017
    Is emoji another example of the dumbing-down of our language and culture or is there a more educational purpose to the little pictures used to communicate?
  • Hands-free phone tech is dangerous - so why do car firms still promote it? Creative commons image Icon amish.patel under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Apr 2017

  • Hands-free phone tech is dangerous - so why do car firms still promote it?

    Hands-free phone tech is dangerous - so why do car firms still promote it? Creative commons image Icon amish.patel under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Apr 2017
    Using a hands free phone while driving is as dangerous as holding a phone - and yet they're marketed as a desirable extra. Dr Gemma Briggs wonders why.
  • Methods in Motion: Communicating a challenge to liberal democracy Creative commons image Icon Beatrizas under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Mar 2017

  • Methods in Motion: Communicating a challenge to liberal democracy

    Methods in Motion: Communicating a challenge to liberal democracy Creative commons image Icon Beatrizas under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Mar 2017
    Dr Georgina Blakeley, Senior Lecturer in Politics, offers one way of approaching the study of the Spanish anti-austerity 15M movement.
  • Why Michelle Obama's farewell is a masterclass in speech making Creative commons image Icon Gage Skidmore under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Why Michelle Obama's farewell is a masterclass in speech making

    By Paul Breen

    In her last speaking engagement as First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama showed how to give a speech that...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Jan 2017

  • Why Michelle Obama's farewell is a masterclass in speech making

    Why Michelle Obama's farewell is a masterclass in speech making Creative commons image Icon Gage Skidmore under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Updated 10 Jan 2017
    In her last speaking engagement as First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama showed how to give a speech that resonates.
  • Languages and Employability

    Learning a language, or learning how languages work, can provide a key to the global workplace. In this video a collection of employers and employees outline...

    By The iTunes U team

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Sep 2015

  • Languages and Employability

    Languages and Employability Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Sep 2015
    Learning a language, or learning how languages work, can provide a key to the...
  • Postcards from the doctor: Spreading health care messages in India Creative commons image Icon Rahul M under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2015

  • Postcards from the doctor: Spreading health care messages in India

    Postcards from the doctor: Spreading health care messages in India Creative commons image Icon Rahul M under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2015
    How do you spread healthcare messages amongst people too poor to access the for-profit health system in India? One doctor found a low-tech approach works.

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  • Understanding the environment: Thinking styles and models

    There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth...

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    16 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    29 Mar 2016

  • Understanding the environment: Thinking styles and models

    Understanding the environment: Thinking styles and models Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 16 hours Updated 29 Mar 2016
    There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently...
  • Understanding children: Babies being heard

    In this free course, Understanding children: Babies being heard, you will find out some of the things that very young babies can do. You will also...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Mar 2016

  • Understanding children: Babies being heard

    Understanding children: Babies being heard Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 18 Mar 2016
    In this free course, Understanding children: Babies being heard, you will find out...
  • Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century

    This free course, Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century, provides a general overview of how digital technology has come to dominate...

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    Free course

    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Mar 2016

  • Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century

    Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century
    Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 17 Mar 2016
    This free course, Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century, provides a...
  • Understanding the environment: Learning and communication

    There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth...

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    Free course

    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    17 Mar 2016

  • Understanding the environment: Learning and communication

    Understanding the environment: Learning and communication
    Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 17 Mar 2016
    There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently...
  • Introducing ICT systems

    Information and communication technologies (ICTs) systems now dominate our everyday lives. This free course, Introducing ICT systems, will explain...

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    Free course

    9 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Mar 2016

  • Introducing ICT systems

    Introducing ICT systems Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 9 hours Updated 17 Mar 2016
    Information and communication technologies (ICTs) systems now dominate our...
  • ICTs in everyday life

    We now live in a global village where distance in no longer a barrier to commercial or social contact. This free course, ICTs in everyday life,...

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    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Mar 2016

  • ICTs in everyday life

    ICTs in everyday life Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 17 Mar 2016
    We now live in a global village where distance in no longer a barrier to...
  • Using a computer for study

    The internet is a fantastic source of information for any student, but how do you evaluate the information each site provides? This free course,...

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    Free course

    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Mar 2016

  • Using a computer for study

    Using a computer for study Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 6 hours Updated 14 Mar 2016
    The internet is a fantastic source of information for any student, but how do you...
  • Key skill assessment: Communication

    Communication is part of everyone's life. Being able to communicate clearly and effectively orally, visually and in writing underpins nearly...

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    Free course

    50 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Mar 2016

  • Key skill assessment: Communication

    Key skill assessment: Communication Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 50 hours Updated 07 Mar 2016
    Communication is part of everyone's life. Being able to communicate clearly and...
  • Postgraduate study skills in science, technology or mathematics

    Are you about to undertake a PhD in science, technology or mathematics? If so this free course, Postgraduate study skills in science, technology or...

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    Free course

    14 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    02 Mar 2016

  • Postgraduate study skills in science, technology or mathematics

    Postgraduate study skills in science, technology or mathematics Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 14 hours Updated 02 Mar 2016
    Are you about to undertake a PhD in science, technology or mathematics? If so this...
  • Science and society: A career and professional development course

    Scientists throughout the world are increasingly interested in the relationship between science and society. Part of their concern is with the...

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    30 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Mar 2016

  • Science and society: A career and professional development course

    Science and society: A career and professional development course Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 30 hours Updated 02 Mar 2016
    Scientists throughout the world are increasingly interested in the relationship...

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Computing and IT

    Duration 1200 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    In the twenty-first century technology dominates the way we live, work, socialise...

    Certificate in Working Together for Children

    Certificate in Working Together for Children Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 600 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    Working with children requires practitioners to develop knowledge, skills, and...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland)

    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    Are you thinking about going into social work or social care? This certificate...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (England)

    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (England) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    Are you thinking about going into social work or social care? This certificate...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Healthcare Practice

    Certificate of Higher Education in Healthcare Practice Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    This certificate is for healthcare support staff. It integrates theory and...

    Certificate in Health Sciences

    Certificate in Health Sciences Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Irochka | Dreamstime.com
    Duration 600 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    This certificate provides a broad introduction to health sciences, exploring some...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Business and Management

    Certificate of Higher Education in Business and Management Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    This certificate will introduce you to business and management and help you to...

    BSc (Honours) Sport, Fitness and Coaching

    BSc (Honours) Sport, Fitness and Coaching Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    If you are an aspiring or practising leader of sport or fitness activities, our...

    BA (Honours) English Literature

    BA (Honours) English Literature Creative commons image Icon
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    English literature is a broad and accessible subject that is important in its own...

    BA (Honours) History

    BA (Honours) History Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Firebrandphotography | Dreamstime.com
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    With this degree course you will develop and deepen your knowledge of different...
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