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The Art of Rich Pictures

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The Art of Rich Pictures Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 25 mins Updated 18 Sep 2012
How can the drawing of images aid communication? How can they help us in business, in our everyday and personal lives? Rich Pictures is a term used...

Statistically significant: The US Supreme Court takes a view

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Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 12 Apr 2011
A lawsuit over a cold remedy has forced the US Supreme Court into deciding what might be statistically significant.

Global responses to Darwin's ideas

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Global responses to Darwin's ideas Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2009
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 04 Nov 2009
How was Darwin initially received in Europe, and beyond? Why was he eagerly accepted in some countries and bitterly rejected in others? And how can...

Learning to change

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Learning to change Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2008
Introductory level Duration 25 mins Updated 24 Dec 2008
Are you thinking about making a significant change in your life, such as returning to study or taking a different direction at work? This album...

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

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Sport and exercise psychology

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Sport and exercise psychology Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2011
Intermediate level Duration 45 mins Updated 14 Jan 2011
Psychological factors can play a significant role in sport and exercise. In sport, psychological preparation could mean the difference between...

Culture and Climate Change

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Culture and Climate Change Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2010
Introductory level Duration 2 hours 45 mins Updated 30 Nov 2010
Every generation faces challenges that previous generations could scarcely imagine. Twenty years ago, few people were talking about climate change,...

Myth in the Greek and Roman Worlds: the Temple of Diana at Nemi

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Myth in the Greek and Roman Worlds: the Temple of Diana at Nemi Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2010
Advanced level Duration 45 mins Updated 17 Aug 2010
How was mythology used by ancient Romans in their everyday lives? At Nemi to the south of Rome, the sanctuary of the goddess Diana provides us with...

The Next Big Thing: Nanotechnology

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The Next Big Thing: Nanotechnology Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2009
Intermediate level Duration 35 mins Updated 13 Apr 2010
How - and why - would you build a machine 10,000 times thinner than a human hair? This album features experts discussing the paradigm shift that...

Voice of Indian Song

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Voice of Indian Song Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2009
Introductory level Duration 25 mins Updated 08 Mar 2010
Traditional Indian singing is intoxicating - but what is it about singing, and listening to others sing, that makes it so significant? In this...

Exploring babies' and young children's development and learning

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Exploring babies' and young children's development and learning Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2009
Masters level Duration 2 hours Updated 04 Dec 2009
What significant processes occur in infancy for development and learning? How does cultural environment influence individual development? And how...

Tackling noise pollution

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Tackling noise pollution Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2009
Introductory level Duration 40 mins Updated 09 Oct 2009
Noise is one of the forms of pollution that characterises industrial societies. Many forms of noise in the urban environment, including traffic and...

The Acropolis and the Parthenon

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The Acropolis and the Parthenon Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2009
Intermediate level Duration 35 mins Updated 07 Oct 2009
The Acropolis is one of the most famous ancient sites in the world. Rising over the city of Athens 150 metres above sea level, it consists of...

Exploring Psychology

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Exploring Psychology Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2008
Intermediate level Duration 1 hour 45 mins Updated 08 Jul 2009
How humans think, develop, and experience the world around us has been fascinating psychologists for over 100 years. The tracks in this album cover...

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BA/BSc (Honours) Design and Innovation

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BA/BSc (Honours) Design and Innovation Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 3600 hours Updated 25 Oct 2014
Design and innovation play a central role in society, finding solutions to problems of all sizes in many aspects of our lives, not just the...