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  • Are we taking the fun out of reading? Creative commons image Icon Peter Mercator under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Are we taking the fun out of reading?

    By Dr Ingrid Piller

    Enforcing reading on small children - and treating books as unclean - risks putting kids off literacy before they've...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • Are we taking the fun out of reading?

    Are we taking the fun out of reading? Creative commons image Icon Peter Mercator under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    Enforcing reading on small children - and treating books as unclean - risks putting kids off literacy before they've even started, worries Ingrid Piller.
  • World Book Day Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Haywiremedia | Dreamstime.com - Kids Reading Books in Fantasy Library

    World Book Day

    Calling all bookworms and budding writers! Celebrate World Book Day (Thursday 2nd March 2017) with our FREE...

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    Updated on:

    28 Feb 2017

  • World Book Day

    World Book Day Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Haywiremedia | Dreamstime.com - Kids Reading Books in Fantasy Library
    Updated 28 Feb 2017
    Calling all bookworms and budding writers! Celebrate World Book Day (Thursday 2nd March 2017) with our FREE resources and eBooks on OpenLearn.
  • The People on the Notes: Elizabeth Fry

    By Dr Rosalind Crone

    Elizabeth Fry, sometimes known as 'the angel of prisons', was depicted on the £5 note for over a decade - only...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Feb 2017

  • The People on the Notes: Elizabeth Fry

    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 21 Feb 2017
    Elizabeth Fry, sometimes known as 'the angel of prisons', was depicted on the £5 note for over a decade - only recently being replaced by Winston Churchill....
  • The Secret Life of Books: Download the app Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
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    28 Aug 2014

  • The Secret Life of Books: Download the app

    The Secret Life of Books: Download the app Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Updated 28 Aug 2014
    Download the app from the BBC Four series The Secret Life of Books.
  • OU on the BBC: Reading on Open2.net

    By The OpenLearn team

    Share your passions for books and reading with like-minded people - it's Reading on Open2.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Jul 2004

  • OU on the BBC: Reading on Open2.net

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Jul 2004
    Share your passions for books and reading with like-minded people - it's Reading on Open2.

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  • English: skills for learning

    English: skills for learning, is a free course for anybody who is thinking of studying for a university degree and would like to develop the...

    Learn: English: skills for learning more

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Apr 2017

  • English: skills for learning

    English: skills for learning Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © PepitolPhotos/Istockphoto.com
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 04 Apr 2017
    English: skills for learning, is a free course for anybody who is thinking of...
  • Darllen a gwneud nodiadau (Reading and taking notes)

    Mae darllen, gwrando a meddwl fel rhan o'ch astudiaeth yn aml yn mynd law yn llaw â gwneud nodiadau o ryw fath. Fe welwch fod sawl ffordd wahanol...

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    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Jan 2011

  • Darllen a gwneud nodiadau (Reading and taking notes)

    Darllen a gwneud nodiadau (Reading and taking notes) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 04 Jan 2011
    Mae darllen, gwrando a meddwl fel rhan o'ch astudiaeth yn aml yn mynd law yn llaw...

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    BA (Honours) Humanities

    BA (Honours) Humanities Creative commons image Icon By Cayusa via Flickr under Creative Commons license under Creative-Commons license
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    This degree in humanities offers a broad-based grounding in the study and...

    MA Creative Writing part 1

    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 20 Sep 2018
    Building on skills learned at undergraduate level or as a practising writer, this...