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  • 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

    Watch now: The History of English in Ten Minutes

    Video

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Jun 2011

  • The History of English in Ten Minutes

    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...
  • Black British Jazz

    What is Black British Jazz? This short film explores the research carried out by The Open University research team led by Dr Jason Toynbee who has been...

    By The iTunes U team

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    Video

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Oct 2009

  • Black British Jazz

    Black British Jazz Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2009
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 Oct 2009
    What is Black British Jazz? This short film explores the research carried out by...
  • The hidden history of learning disability

    How important is oral history in understanding the life of people with learning disabilities? This audio, recorded in July 2009 at the Social History of...

    By The iTunes U team

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Oct 2009

  • The hidden history of learning disability

    The hidden history of learning disability Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2009
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 29 Oct 2009
    How important is oral history in understanding the life of people with learning...
  • OU on the BBC: History of Christianity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Jupiter Images

    OU on the BBC: History of Christianity

    By The OpenLearn team

    From the different strands of Christianity to the religion’s strongholds, the programme aims to show you where it all...

    Read now: OU on the BBC: History of Christianity about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Oct 2009

  • OU on the BBC: History of Christianity

    OU on the BBC: History of Christianity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Jupiter Images
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Oct 2009
    From the different strands of Christianity to the religion’s strongholds, the programme aims to show you where it all began and, possibly, where it’s going.
  • Building on History: The Church in London

    How will the church maintain its identity in the face of religious decline in the modern world? This is addressed in Building On History, a collaborative...

    By The iTunes U team

    Watch now: Building on History: The Church in London

    Video

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Oct 2009

  • Building on History: The Church in London

    Building on History: The Church in London Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2009
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 19 Oct 2009
    How will the church maintain its identity in the face of religious decline in the...
  • Spectacular Flirtations

    Open University Art History professor, Gill Perry takes us through The National Portrait Gallery and explores the relationship between 18th Century art and...

    By The iTunes U team

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Mar 2009

  • Spectacular Flirtations

    Spectacular Flirtations Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2009
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Mar 2009
    Open University Art History professor, Gill Perry takes us through The National...
  • OU on the BBC: Breaking the Seal - Taking it further: Courses Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Apr 2007

  • OU on the BBC: Breaking the Seal - Taking it further: Courses

    OU on the BBC: Breaking the Seal - Taking it further: Courses Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Apr 2007
    Has the series left you hungry for more history? Could our courses be the first step in taking it further?
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