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  • 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

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    10 Jan 2017

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

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    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...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Sep 2015

  • Languages and Employability

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    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

    Postcards from the doctor: Spreading health care messages in India

    By Daniel Gross

    How do you spread healthcare messages amongst people too poor to access the for-profit health system in India? One...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    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.
  • The Medium is the Message Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    The Medium is the Message

    Surgeon Gabriel Weston looks at how medical technology has changed us - and is how we receive messages more important...

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    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    27 Jan 2015

  • The Medium is the Message

    The Medium is the Message Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Jan 2015
    Surgeon Gabriel Weston looks at how medical technology has changed us - and is how we receive messages more important than the message itself?  
  • Interests, skills and talents Creative commons image Icon .ygor via Flickr under Creative-Commons license

    Interests, skills and talents

    By Dr Rosa Hoekstra, Dr Ilona Roth

    OU experts Ilona Roth and Rosa Hoekstra describe the different talents that can sometimes be associated with autism,...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Aug 2012

  • Interests, skills and talents

    Interests, skills and talents Creative commons image Icon .ygor via Flickr under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Aug 2012
    OU experts Ilona Roth and Rosa Hoekstra describe the different talents that can sometimes be associated with autism, and also dispel some myths around autism...
  • What is autism? Creative commons image Icon Marcobellucci via Flickr under Creative-Commons license

    What is autism?

    By Dr Ilona Roth, Dr Rosa Hoekstra

    There's a lot of confusion about what autism is. Ilona Roth and Rosa Hoekstra offer an easy-to-understand overview.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Aug 2012

  • What is autism?

    What is autism? Creative commons image Icon Marcobellucci via Flickr under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Aug 2012
    There's a lot of confusion about what autism is. Ilona Roth and Rosa Hoekstra offer an easy-to-understand overview.
  • Beyond the language gap: intercultural communication Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Beyond the language gap: intercultural communication

    By Dr. María Fernández-Toro

    Explore the challenges and rewards of communicating with people from other cultures as you follow the Hairy Bikers...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Apr 2012

  • Beyond the language gap: intercultural communication

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    Beyond the language gap: intercultural communication Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Apr 2012
    Explore the challenges and rewards of communicating with people from other cultures as you follow the Hairy Bikers and the programme producers across Europe.
  • The language of sharing Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The language of sharing

    By Dr. María Fernández-Toro

    Communication brings people together. Sharing through language, food, music and drink is at the core of human...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    23 Apr 2012

  • The language of sharing

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    The language of sharing Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 23 Apr 2012
    Communication brings people together. Sharing through language, food, music and drink is at the core of human relationships.
  • Competent speakers Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Competent speakers

    By Dr. María Fernández-Toro

    People who speak a foreign language very well never stop learning and use a variety of communication strategies....

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Apr 2012

  • Competent speakers

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    Competent speakers Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 23 Apr 2012
    People who speak a foreign language very well never stop learning and use a variety of communication strategies. Watch the experts at work.
  • When words do matter Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    When words do matter

    By Dr. María Fernández-Toro

    Gestures and body language can only get you so far. Sooner or later, you will find yourself in a situation in which...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Apr 2012

  • When words do matter

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    When words do matter Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 23 Apr 2012
    Gestures and body language can only get you so far. Sooner or later, you will find yourself in a situation in which verbal language actually matters.

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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

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    29 Mar 2016

  • Understanding the environment: Thinking styles and models

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    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

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    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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    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Mar 2016

  • Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century

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    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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    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    17 Mar 2016

  • Understanding the environment: Learning and communication

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    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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    9 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Mar 2016

  • Introducing ICT systems

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    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

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    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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    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Mar 2016

  • Using a computer for study

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    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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    50 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Mar 2016

  • Key skill assessment: Communication

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    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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    14 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    02 Mar 2016

  • Postgraduate study skills in science, technology or mathematics

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    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

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    02 Mar 2016

  • Science and society: A career and professional development course

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    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 Social Care (England)

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (England) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 24 Jan 2017
    Are you thinking about going into social work or social care? This certificate...

    Certificate in Health Sciences

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    Certificate in Health Sciences Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Irochka | Dreamstime.com
    Duration 600 hours Updated 24 Jan 2017
    This certificate provides a broad introduction to health sciences, exploring some...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Healthcare Practice

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Healthcare Practice Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 24 Jan 2017
    This certificate is for healthcare support staff. It integrates theory and...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland)

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 24 Jan 2017
    Are you thinking about going into social work or social care? This certificate...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Business and Management

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    Duration 1200 hours Updated 24 Jan 2017
    This certificate will introduce you to business and management and help you to...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Computing and IT

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    Duration 1200 hours Updated 24 Jan 2017
    In the twenty-first century technology dominates the way we live, work, socialise...

    Certificate in Working Together for Children

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    Certificate in Working Together for Children Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 600 hours Updated 24 Jan 2017
    Working with children requires practitioners to develop knowledge, skills, and...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (Wales)

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    Duration 1200 hours Updated 24 Jan 2017
    Are you thinking about going into social work or social care? This certificate...

    BSc (Honours) Sport, Fitness and Coaching

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    Duration 3600 hours Updated 24 Jan 2017
    If you are an aspiring or practising leader of sport or fitness activities, our...

    BA (Honours) English Literature

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    Duration 3600 hours Updated 24 Jan 2017
    English literature is a broad and accessible subject that is important in its own...
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