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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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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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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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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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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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BA (Honours) Social Work (England)

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BA (Honours) Social Work (England) Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Duration 3600 hours Updated 04 Jul 2013
Qualify as a social worker in England with this unique work-based degree, offered in partnership with employers – who must sponsor and register you...

Algorithms, data structures and computability

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Algorithms, data structures and computability Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Intermediate Level Duration 300 hours Updated 04 Jul 2013 Register by 05 Sep 2013
You will learn how to take a problem and state it precisely using an algorithm so that it can be solved with a computer.This course emphasises how...