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What does a kiss mean?

What does a kiss mean? Copyrighted image Credit: Shiningcolors | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Apr 2015
The kiss has changed its cultural meaning across the century - from a sign of favour to a marker of desire. How did that happen?

Death, Dying

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Death, Dying Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 1 hour 30 mins Updated 01 Apr 2014
The beliefs and traditions that revolve around the meaning of death play an important role in every culture, but how do these ideas vary and what...

Unlikely Leaders

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Unlikely Leaders Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 29 Nov 2013
What do you imagine when you think of a leader? Is the customary vision of the powerful politician or business leader still entirely relevant today...

Confusing Terms In Statistics

Confusing Terms In Statistics Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 10 Jan 2005
Kevin McConway explains why, for a statistician, reliable and significant have specific meanings

Learning to talk

Learning to talk Copyrighted image Credit: Py2000 | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Dec 2004
Dr. Clare Wood takes a look at the development of communication in babies and children

Debate: Free will?

Debate: Free will? Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Sep 2003
Inspired by the Reith Lectures 2003, Doctor Saroj Datta of The Open University posed a simple question with a more complicated answer

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Word and image Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Intermediate level Duration 15 hours Updated 31 Jul 2012
Why does the way a page looks influence how we interpret the information it contains? This unit looks will examine how typography and images can be...

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Exploring legal meaning

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Exploring legal meaning Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Masters level Duration 300 hours Updated 28 Jul 2015 Register by 23 Oct 2015
This course explores the place and meaning of law in the modern world and provides a broad understanding of how law works in different contexts.