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Bradford’s Community University: co-producing knowledge for a change

Bradford’s Community University: co-producing knowledge for a change Copyrighted image Credit: University of Bradford
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 13 Dec 2013
A year-long experiment in knowledge exchange and co-production, exploring what emerges when academics and community participants learn from each...

Leslie Budd on... jargon

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Leslie Budd on... jargon Copyrighted image Credit: Marco Rullkoetter | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Sep 2010
Leslie Budd puts forward the case for using plain English in the business world

Appearance and reality: in conversation with Derren Brown

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Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Sep 2010
Nigel Warburton talks to psychological illusionist Derren Brown about appearance and reality, and what kind of people are most gullible.

The knowledge economy is dead! Long live the design economy!

The knowledge economy is dead! Long live the design economy! Copyrighted image Credit: Slavenko Vukasovic [Dreamstime]
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Jul 2010
Leslie Budd trumpets the change: The knowledge economy is dead! Long live the design economy!

Leaders' debate in the virtual world

Leaders' debate in the virtual world Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Apr 2010
How did real-time mapping and Wordle clouds help make sense of the first 2010 General Election leaders' debate?

David Skyrme's story

David Skyrme's story Creative commons image Credit: Lo Verde / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Apr 2010
Explore the personal side of climate change with David Skyrme's diary entry.

Gordon Wilson's story

Gordon Wilson's story Creative commons image Credit: No GMOs March UK (Activism) / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Jan 2010
Explore the personal side of climate change with Gordon Wilson's diary entry.

Debate: Getting wisdom

Debate: Getting wisdom Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Feb 2009
Forum member SocraTzu sought wisdom about wisdom

Forewarned is Forearmed

Forewarned is Forearmed Creative commons image Credit: Thomas Hawk under CC-BY-NC licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Apr 2008
Can market analysis and good planning help companies through tough times?

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Creativity, community and ICT

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Creativity, community and ICT Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 05 Sep 2012
What do you think being creative means? This unit engages with the debates surrounding the term ‘creativity’ and explores ways in which ICT creates...

Learning and practice: Agency and identities

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Learning and practice: Agency and identities Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Masters level Duration 8 hours Updated 11 Jun 2012
This unit introduces you to a sociocultural approach to understanding and analysing learning in educational institutions, the home and the workplace.

Why maps are made

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Why maps are made Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 20 Mar 2012
Cars have sat nav systems, mobile phones use GPS: maps are important in everyday life whether captured by aerial photography, satellite imagery or...

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Certificate of Higher Education in Youth Justice (England and Wales)

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Certificate of Higher Education in Youth Justice (England and Wales) Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014
Do you work with young people in the youth justice system? Would you like to study for a qualification that will have a real impact on your...

Top-up BA Early Years

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Top-up BA Early Years Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 600 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014
This pathway enables experienced practitioners with a Foundation Degree in Early Years (normally sector endorsed) to enhance their professional...

Diploma of Higher Education in Counselling

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Duration 2400 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014
The value of counselling to improve well-being and quality of life is increasingly recognised in society. From everyday worries to serious mental...

Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (England)

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Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (England) Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014
Are you thinking about going into social work or social care? This certificate course is the ideal way to find out if it’s the right career for you...

Certificate of Higher Education in Sport, Fitness and Management

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Certificate of Higher Education in Sport, Fitness and Management Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014
What makes a top-flight sports coach or fitness instructor? This Certificate course investigates the factors that contribute to success, and gives...

Graduate Diploma in Mathematics Education

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Graduate Diploma in Mathematics Education Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014
You don't need a specialist mathematics background to be an effective maths teacher. This professional development diploma course equips you with...

Certificate of Higher Education in Natural Sciences

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Certificate of Higher Education in Natural Sciences Copyrighted image Credit: Irochka | Dreamstime.com Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014
Are you fascinated by life’s big questions? Are you thinking about studying for a degree? The Certificate of Higher Education in Natural Sciences...

Certificate in Health and Social Care

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Certificate in Health and Social Care Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 600 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014
Care is constantly in the headlines because it involves such a huge workforce and huge budgets, and profoundly affects so many lives. And what...

Certificate in Promoting Public Health

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Certificate in Promoting Public Health Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University/Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 600 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014
Public health is everyone’s business and the contribution of local authorities, education, social care, families, police, prisons, business and...

Top-up BSc (Honours) Computing and IT Practice

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Top-up BSc (Honours) Computing and IT Practice Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 25 Jul 2014
If you work in computing and IT and have already completed a foundation degree or equivalent, this degree course enables you to top up your...