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  • Practitioner research

    How does a researcher collate and analyse information? What are the best methods of investigating/examining a question?

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Jul 2014

  • Practitioner research

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    Practitioner research Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 07 Jul 2014
    How does a researcher collate and analyse information? ...
  • COP 15: The hum of expectation Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Stephen Peake

    COP 15: The hum of expectation

    By Dr Stephen Peake

    Climate change conferences sound as though they’re going to be really boring, stuffy affairs. The first of our series...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    10 Dec 2009

  • COP 15: The hum of expectation

    COP 15: The hum of expectation Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Stephen Peake
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 10 Dec 2009
    Climate change conferences sound as though they’re going to be really boring, stuffy affairs. The first of our series of blogs from COP 15 suggests otherwise...
  • Search Engines of the Future: The Pharos project

    The volume of stored information is growing exponentially and an increasing share is audio-visual content. This content drives the demand for new services,...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Oct 2009

  • Search Engines of the Future: The Pharos project

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    Search Engines of the Future: The Pharos project Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2009
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 Oct 2009
    The volume of stored information is growing exponentially and an increasing share...
  • Interacting with ambient displays

    Will an 'ambient information display' change peoples behaviour within a building? The 'Clouds' research investigation project in The Open University's Jennie...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    29 Oct 2009

  • Interacting with ambient displays

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    Interacting with ambient displays Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2009
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 Oct 2009
    Will an 'ambient information display' change peoples behaviour within a building?...
  • The Open University Worldwide

    The Open University transforms lives. Millions have realised or expanded their potential through flexible education programmes allowing them to study...

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    40 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Oct 2009

  • The Open University Worldwide

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    The Open University Worldwide Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2009
    Introductory level Duration 40 mins Updated 07 Oct 2009
    The Open University transforms lives. Millions have realised or expanded their...
  • International Adoption

    Open University Professor Monica Dowling looks at the effects of globalisation and the differences between 'qualitative' and 'quantitative' research and...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Mar 2009

  • International Adoption

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    International Adoption Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2009
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Mar 2009
    Open University Professor Monica Dowling looks at the effects of globalisation and...
  • The information economy Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: photos.com
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    06 Aug 2008

  • The information economy

    The information economy Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: photos.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 06 Aug 2008
    The Open Minds programme explores the information economy.
  • Forewarned is Forearmed Creative commons image Icon Thomas Hawk under CC-BY-NC licence under Creative-Commons license

    Forewarned is Forearmed

    By Dr Brian Smith

    Can market analysis and good planning help companies through tough times?

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Apr 2008

  • Forewarned is Forearmed

    Forewarned is Forearmed Creative commons image Icon Thomas Hawk under CC-BY-NC licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Apr 2008
    Can market analysis and good planning help companies through tough times?
  • OU on the BBC: Digital Planet: Learning Zone - Cybertalk Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    08 May 2007

  • OU on the BBC: Digital Planet: Learning Zone - Cybertalk

    OU on the BBC: Digital Planet: Learning Zone - Cybertalk Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 May 2007
    Are new technologies now going to chnage the way we communicate L8r?
  • Cybertalk: Transcript Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Thinkstock

    Cybertalk: Transcript

    By The Learning Zone Digital Planet team

    New technology is changing the way we communicate. Digital Planet found out how.

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    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 May 2007

  • Cybertalk: Transcript

    Cybertalk: Transcript Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Thinkstock
    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 08 May 2007
    New technology is changing the way we communicate. Digital Planet found out how.

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  • An introduction to information security

    As part of a review of content, this course will be deleted from OpenLearn on 18 May 2017. It has been replaced by the new course 'Information...

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    55 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    20 Apr 2017

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    An introduction to information security Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 55 hours Updated 20 Apr 2017
    As part of a review of content, this course will be deleted from OpenLearn on 18...
  • Crossing the boundary - analogue universe, digital worlds

    How does the computer's peculiar binary world of digital entities differ from our analogue world of colour, sound, taste and touch? This free...

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    20 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    20 Apr 2017

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    Crossing the boundary - analogue universe, digital worlds Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 20 Apr 2017
    How does the computer's peculiar binary world of digital entities differ from our...
  • Information security

    Information security underpins the commercial viability and profitability of enterprises of all sizes and the effectiveness of public sector...

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    22 Aug 2016

  • Information security

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    Information security Creative commons image Icon © ISAF Public Affairs under Creative-Commons license
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 22 Aug 2016
    Information security underpins the commercial viability and profitability of...
  • Attention

    What does 'attention' mean to you? This free course, Attention, will help you to examine how we 'pay attention'. How do we manage to single out...

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    14 Apr 2016

  • Attention

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    Attention Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 14 Apr 2016
    What does 'attention' mean to you? This free course, Attention, will help you to...
  • Understanding the environment: Flows and feedback

    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:

    29 Mar 2016

  • Understanding the environment: Flows and feedback

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    Understanding the environment: Flows and feedback Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 29 Mar 2016
    There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently...
  • Inheritance of characters

    Genes are units of inheritance that contribute to a person's behaviour and health. In this free course, Inheritance of characters, you will learn...

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    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Mar 2016

  • Inheritance of characters

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    Inheritance of characters Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 24 Mar 2016
    Genes are units of inheritance that contribute to a person's behaviour and health....
  • 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...
  • ICTs: Information

    BBC News 24, Sky News, CNN we live in an era where news has become almost instantaneous. This free course, ICTs: Information, will look at how...

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    20 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Mar 2016

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    ICTs: Information Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 17 Mar 2016
    BBC News 24, Sky News, CNN we live in an era where news has become almost...
  • ICTs: Technology news

    To develop as an independent, confident learner you will need to learn the study skills involved in reading articles, taking notes and summarising...

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Mar 2016

  • ICTs: Technology news

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    ICTs: Technology news Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 17 Mar 2016
    To develop as an independent, confident learner you will need to learn the study...
  • 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

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    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...

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    Certificate of Higher Education in Computing and IT

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    Duration 1200 hours Updated 25 May 2017
    In the twenty-first century technology dominates the way we live, work, socialise...

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    Duration 3600 hours Updated 27 May 2017
    With this degree course you will develop and deepen your knowledge of different...

    Engineering: an active introduction

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    Engineering: an active introduction
    Introductory level Duration 100 hours Updated 16 Mar 2017 Register by 30 Apr 2017
    Gain laboratory and fieldwork experience and develop practical engineering skills ...

    Information security

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    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Mar 2017 Register by 12 Oct 2017
    Explore the professional and technical skills necessary to understand, document,...

    The computing and IT project

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    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Mar 2017 Register by 14 Nov 2017
    The computing and IT project enables you to explore computing, information and...

    Communication and information technologies

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    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 16 Mar 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    Learn about new developments in the digital communication and information...
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