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  • 10 flabbergasting facts you'll find on OpenLearn Creative commons image Icon By tanakawho from Tokyo, Japan (Flickr) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license

    10 flabbergasting facts you'll find on OpenLearn

    By The OpenLearn team

    As we turn 10 this year, we bring to you our most outrageous bits of wisom from our free learning site. You never...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Jun 2016

  • 10 flabbergasting facts you'll find on OpenLearn

    10 flabbergasting facts you'll find on OpenLearn Creative commons image Icon By tanakawho from Tokyo, Japan (Flickr) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 09 Jun 2016
    As we turn 10 this year, we bring to you our most outrageous bits of wisom from our free learning site. You never know, they might crop up in a pub quiz....
  • The History of English in Ten Minutes

    Where did the phrase ‘a wolf in sheep’s clothing’ come from? And when did scientists finally get round to naming sexual body parts? Voiced by Clive Anderson,...

    By The iTunes U team

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    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    22 Jun 2011

  • The History of English in Ten Minutes

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    The History of English in Ten Minutes Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 22 Jun 2011
    Where did the phrase ‘a wolf in sheep’s clothing’ come from? And when did...
  • Rewriting history - the failings of a common memory Creative commons image Icon riacale under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license

    Rewriting history - the failings of a common memory

    By Dr Chris A. Williams

    What we think of history is skewed by what our grandparents, and theirs, thought was important.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    31 Dec 2007

  • Rewriting history - the failings of a common memory

    Rewriting history - the failings of a common memory Creative commons image Icon riacale under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 31 Dec 2007
    What we think of history is skewed by what our grandparents, and theirs, thought was important.
  • Statistics: What is it or what are they? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Statistics: What is it or what are they?

    By Professor Kevin McConway

    How can we hope to understand statistics if we can't even be sure if they're singular or plural? Kevin McConway has...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Jan 2005

  • Statistics: What is it or what are they?

    Statistics: What is it or what are they? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Jan 2005
    How can we hope to understand statistics if we can't even be sure if they're singular or plural? Kevin McConway has an answer

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  • How to be a critical reader

    In this free course you will focus on how to be a critical reader. Reading critically is an essential skill at university. It means being aware of...

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    7 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    14 Mar 2016

  • How to be a critical reader

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    Intermediate level Duration 7 hours Updated 14 Mar 2016
    In this free course you will focus on how to be a critical reader. Reading...
  • Summarising text

    In this free course, Summarising text, you will learn how to summarise. Summarising is useful both when completing assignments and while studying.

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    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    14 Mar 2016

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    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 14 Mar 2016
    In this free course, Summarising text, you will learn how to summarise....