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  • Do music lessons help with children's other classes?

    By Fernand Gobet, Giovanni Sala

    There's been research which suggests picking up an instrument can improve children's educational performance across...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    11 Jan 2017

  • Do music lessons help with children's other classes?

    Do music lessons help with children's other classes? Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image lothlaurien under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Jan 2017
    There's been research which suggests picking up an instrument can improve children's educational performance across the board. But is there really any proof?
  • Gifting: An OpenLearn reading list

    By The OpenLearn team

    Is it ok to regift? How much effort do you have to put into pretending to like a present? We've dug into the research...

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    22 Dec 2016

  • Gifting: An OpenLearn reading list

    Gifting: An OpenLearn reading list Copyright free image Icon Copyright free image Copyright free: tookapic
    Updated 22 Dec 2016
    Is it ok to regift? How much effort do you have to put into pretending to like a present? We've dug into the research for you.
  • Methods in Motion: With the mothers of Munich & Birmingham

    By Dr Agata Lisiak

    Dr Agata Lisiak, Visiting Fellow at The Open University, explores the fast-changing world of research into migration...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Nov 2016

  • Methods in Motion: With the mothers of Munich & Birmingham

    Methods in Motion: With the mothers of Munich & Birmingham Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image deep_schismic under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Nov 2016
    Dr Agata Lisiak, Visiting Fellow at The Open University, explores the fast-changing world of research into migration and belonging.
  • Methods in Motion: A view from a train

    By Professor Paul Stenner

    What has physics ever done for psychology? Paul Stenner, Professor of Social Psychology, investigates the history of...

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    29 Nov 2016

  • Methods in Motion: A view from a train

    Methods in Motion: A view from a train Copyright free image Icon Copyright free image Copyright free: Pexels / unsplash.com
    Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Nov 2016
    What has physics ever done for psychology? Paul Stenner, Professor of Social Psychology, investigates the history of movement in Physics, and considers what...
  • Can engineering help improve patient safety?

    New research from Cambridge suggests that better, clearer, consistent design of tubes and liquids could save...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Nov 2016

  • Can engineering help improve patient safety?

    Can engineering help improve patient safety? Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image Visitor6 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Nov 2016
    New research from Cambridge suggests that better, clearer, consistent design of tubes and liquids could save lives.
  • Researching Nirvana: Whatever, Nevermind

    By Amber Joy Powell, Caity Curry

    Nirvana's album Nevermind - and the subsequent suicide of Kurt Cobain - has turned a grunge statement into a cash...

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    01 Nov 2016

  • Researching Nirvana: Whatever, Nevermind

    Researching Nirvana: Whatever, Nevermind Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image Dino Gravato under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Updated 01 Nov 2016
    Nirvana's album Nevermind - and the subsequent suicide of Kurt Cobain - has turned a grunge statement into a cash machine. Can research tell us how?
  • Methods in Motion: Remaking self-help

    By Dr Meg John Barker

    Dr Meg-John Barker discusses how new ways of thinking can be linked to new forms of investigation

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    21 Oct 2016

  • Methods in Motion: Remaking self-help

    Methods in Motion: Remaking self-help Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image Meg John Barker under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Oct 2016
    Dr Meg-John Barker discusses how new ways of thinking can be linked to new forms of investigation
  • Methods in Motion: The magpie

    By Dr Edward Wastnidge

    Edward Wastnidge is trying to make sense of methods - and has a confession to make...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Oct 2016

  • Methods in Motion: The magpie

    Methods in Motion: The magpie Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image Stefan Berndtsson under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Oct 2016
    Edward Wastnidge is trying to make sense of methods - and has a confession to make...
  • Rio 2016: A short Paralympics reading list

    By The OpenLearn team

    Athletes with intellectual disabilities; zika virus; empty seats; risky cheating; inspiration porn - a round-up of...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    08 Sep 2016

  • Rio 2016: A short Paralympics reading list

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Sep 2016
    Athletes with intellectual disabilities; zika virus; empty seats; risky cheating; inspiration porn - a round-up of pieces about the Paralympic Games.

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    Managing systemic change: inquiry, action and interaction

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    Managing systemic change: inquiry, action and interaction Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: Dreamstime
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 18 Jan 2017 Register by 12 Oct 2017
    Develop your understanding of systemic inquiry, systemic action research and...

    MA Music part 1

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    MA Music part 1
    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 18 Jan 2017 Register by 21 Sep 2017
    This module introduces a range of music research skills and you will consider...

    Optimization

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    Optimization
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 18 Jan 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    Examine techniques used in numerical analysis and operational research to...

    Design essentials

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    Design essentials Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 18 Jan 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    Gain the skills for research, planning and development of a design project as well...

    Youth justice: theory, research and practice

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    Youth justice: theory, research and practice Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 18 Jan 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    Explores how theory influences policy and practice in the youth justice system and...

    Design for engineers

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    Design for engineers Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: Dreamstime
    Intermediate level Duration 300 hours Updated 18 Jan 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    Explore the three phases of product design – research, planning and development –...

    The law dissertation

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    The law dissertation Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 18 Jan 2017 Register by 19 Oct 2017
    The Law Dissertation is the final element of the LLM and will support you in...

    Critical social work practice

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    Critical social work practice Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 18 Jan 2017 Register by 05 Jan 2017
    Learn to reflect critically on social work practice, including your own; develop...

    Researching and evaluating healthcare practice

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    Researching and evaluating healthcare practice Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 18 Jan 2017 Register by 21 Sep 2017
    This course assists you to play a leading role in service improvements through an...

    Issues in research with children and young people

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    Issues in research with children and young people
    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 18 Jan 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    Examine the research process through studies with young children, children and...
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