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Bottled Water

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Bottled Water Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2009
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 13 Apr 2010
Have you ever wondered where bottled water comes from and what impact this has on the environment? This informative, animated video looks at the...

Water in Ethiopia

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Water in Ethiopia Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2009
Introductory level Duration 40 mins Updated 13 Apr 2010
In Ethiopia, 65% of people don’t have access to clean drinking water. In this album we take a glimpse at the struggles Ethiopians go through each...

Environment: habitat and conservation

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Environment: habitat and conservation Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2008
Introductory level Duration 1 hour 30 mins Updated 13 Apr 2010
The relationship between sea and land has always been one of dynamic change. Yet, as rising sea levels threaten habitats for wildlife and humans...

Environment: LA River

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Environment: LA River Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2008
Introductory level Duration 35 mins Updated 13 Apr 2010
Who killed the river that runs through Los Angeles? Did you even know there was a river? Using a mix of archive and new footage , this album tells...

Evolution

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Evolution Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2008
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 26 Mar 2010
In the sub-arctic environment in northern Norway and the high arctic climate of Svalbard, reindeer have adapted to their environment in different...

Darwin and Evolution

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Darwin and Evolution Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2009
Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 26 Mar 2010
2009 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin and the 150th anniversary of the publication of On The Origin Of Species. This...

Innovation Design: Energy and Sustainability

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Innovation Design: Energy and Sustainability Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2008
Introductory level Duration 40 mins Updated 26 Mar 2010
When you switch on a light or turn the heating on in your home, do you think about where that power has come from? In most of the world, we’re...

Heritage, whose heritage?

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Heritage, whose heritage? Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2008
Introductory level Duration 1 hour 15 mins Updated 08 Mar 2010
How should Stonehenge be conserved for the future? The modernisation of the Visitors' Centre at Stonehenge has been a battleground, exposing...

Energy efficiency: hospitals

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Energy efficiency: hospitals Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2008
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 08 Mar 2010
What strategies can hospitals adopt to reduce their impact on the local and global environment? How might they reduce the carbon footprint of...

Reducing your ecological footprint

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Reducing your ecological footprint Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2009
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 08 Mar 2010
Concerned about your impact on the environment? Interested in learning how to shape a more sustainable future? This album shows you simple ways to...

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BA (Honours) Business Studies

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BA (Honours) Business Studies Copyrighted image Credit: iStock Updated content
Duration 3600 hours Updated 20 Oct 2014
How do businesses develop strategies, handle risk and take decisions? What’s involved in essential business functions such as marketing, accounting...

Science, technology and maths Access module

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Science, technology and maths Access module Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 20 Oct 2014 Register by 08 Jan 2015
Increase your confidence, improve your study skills, and prepare yourself for a range of qualifications in science; engineering and design;...

New managers' toolkit

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New managers' toolkit Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Introductory level Updated 20 Oct 2014 Register by 01 Apr 2014
This course equips you with tried and tested tools to help you with recognition and control over your everyday environment.

Signals and perception: the science of the senses

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Signals and perception: the science of the senses Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker New content
Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 20 Oct 2014 Register by 10 Sep 2015
Investigate how we interact with our environment through our senses – using concepts from biology, chemistry, physics and psychology to explore the...

Environment: journeys through a changing world

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Environment: journeys through a changing world Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Introductory level Duration 600 hours Updated 20 Oct 2014 Register by 08 Jan 2015
Introduces studying the environment and explores the issues arising from environmental change and the ways in which these challenges are being...

Ecosystems

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Ecosystems Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime Updated content
Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 20 Oct 2014 Register by 10 Sep 2015
Explore the interactions between organisms and their environment that together form an ecosystem – from simple microbial communities to entire...

Introducing the social sciences

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Introducing the social sciences Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Introductory level Duration 600 hours Updated 20 Oct 2014 Register by 08 Jan 2015
This module is an ideal introduction to the social sciences – psychology, social policy and criminology, geography and environment, politics and...

Environment: sharing a dynamic planet

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Environment: sharing a dynamic planet Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime Updated content
Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 20 Oct 2014 Register by 10 Sep 2015
Gain an understanding of today’s challenging environmental issues by exploring key global concerns – life, water, carbon, and food – through a rich...