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  • The secret history of teenage bedrooms Creative commons image Icon Eric Molina under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    The secret history of teenage bedrooms

    By Sian Lincoln, Jason Reid, Professor Laurie Taylor

    In this transcript from Thinking Allowed, Laurie Taylor and guests discuss the role of the teenage bedroom across...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Jan 2018

  • The secret history of teenage bedrooms

    The secret history of teenage bedrooms Creative commons image Icon Eric Molina under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 17 Jan 2018
    In this transcript from Thinking Allowed, Laurie Taylor and guests discuss the role of the teenage bedroom across history - with a little help from The Beach...
  • How is identity data creating headaches for large companies? Creative commons image Icon Fredrik Linger under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Dec 2017

  • How is identity data creating headaches for large companies?

    How is identity data creating headaches for large companies? Creative commons image Icon Fredrik Linger under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Dec 2017
    Increasingly the costs and risks of holding data are turning toxic for businesses. Bhargav Mitra and Robert McCausland explain why.
  • Is Huawei's low-key approach the secret of its success? Creative commons image Icon Kārlis Dambrāns under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Nov 2017

  • Is Huawei's low-key approach the secret of its success?

    Is Huawei's low-key approach the secret of its success? Creative commons image Icon Kārlis Dambrāns under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Nov 2017
    A visit to the Huawei campus finds a company open to naps in the office but against bombast. It's a formula that appears to be working.
  • Banks as utilities and the future of payments Creative commons image Icon gabrielmillaire under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    Banks as utilities and the future of payments

    By Edward George, Helena Vieira

    In a wide-ranging discussion, Ecobank's Edward George shares his personal views about the future of banks, and...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Nov 2017

  • Banks as utilities and the future of payments

    Banks as utilities and the future of payments Creative commons image Icon gabrielmillaire under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Nov 2017
    In a wide-ranging discussion, Ecobank's Edward George shares his personal views about the future of banks, and digital strategy across African markets.
  • Am I Normal? – An inaugural lecture by Professor Blaine Price Creative commons image Icon Burst under CC-BY licence under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Am I Normal? – An inaugural lecture by Professor Blaine Price

    By Blaine Price

    Join us at the Berrill Theatre and online on Tuesday 28 November 2017, 6–7pm for the inaugural lecture by Professor...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Oct 2017

  • Am I Normal? – An inaugural lecture by Professor Blaine Price

    Am I Normal? – An inaugural lecture by Professor Blaine Price Creative commons image Icon Burst under CC-BY licence under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Oct 2017
    Join us at the Berrill Theatre and online on Tuesday 28 November 2017, 6–7pm for the inaugural lecture by Professor Blaine Price: Am I Normal?
  • Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: FranciscoFdez

    Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble?

    By Loizos Heracleous

    As it launches a new model, Apple is hoping that its brand will persuade enough people to dig deep into their pockets...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Sep 2017

  • Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble?

    Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: FranciscoFdez
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Sep 2017
    As it launches a new model, Apple is hoping that its brand will persuade enough people to dig deep into their pockets. Loizos Heracleous explores Apple's...
  • Thoroughly Modern Millennials

    By Steve Woods

    How do Millennials want to learn? Does their use of new technologies require a more contemporary educational system?

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Jul 2017

  • Thoroughly Modern Millennials

    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 13 Jul 2017
    How do Millennials want to learn? Does their use of new technologies require a more contemporary educational system?
  • Seeing the internet Creative commons image Icon Barrett Lyon / The Opte Project under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    Seeing the internet

    By Professor Gillian Rose

    How do we see the internet? Gillian Rose explores why some artists and campaigners think it's important that the...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 May 2017

  • Seeing the internet

    Seeing the internet Creative commons image Icon Barrett Lyon / The Opte Project under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 18 May 2017
    How do we see the internet? Gillian Rose explores why some artists and campaigners think it's important that the internet is made more visible.
  • Exploring the digital world: a collection Creative commons image Icon JD Hancock under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Exploring the digital world: a collection

    From social media to the impact of screen time - academics from the OU and beyond explore the new worlds created by...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 May 2017

  • Exploring the digital world: a collection

    Exploring the digital world: a collection Creative commons image Icon JD Hancock under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 May 2017
    From social media to the impact of screen time - academics from the OU and beyond explore the new worlds created by technology
  • Does nanotechnology offer a better way of dealing with electronic waste? Creative commons image Icon Ivan2010 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 May 2017

  • Does nanotechnology offer a better way of dealing with electronic waste?

    Does nanotechnology offer a better way of dealing with electronic waste? Creative commons image Icon Ivan2010 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 May 2017
    Obsolete computer equipment creates a waste headache. Smashing it up into tiny, tiny particles might be the best way of recycling, says new research.

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  • Childhood in the digital age

    This free course, Childhood in the digital age, delves into the lives of children and discuss the potential benefits and limitations of technology...

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Jan 2018

  • Childhood in the digital age

    Childhood in the digital age Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © boggy22 (via iStockPhoto.com)
    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    This free course, Childhood in the digital age, delves into the lives of children...
  • The impact of technology on children's physical activity

    This free course, The impact of technology on children's physical activity, explores the impact of technology on children’s physical activity...

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    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Jan 2018

  • The impact of technology on children's physical activity

    The impact of technology on children's physical activity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © maximkabb / iStockphoto.com
    Introductory level Duration 6 hours Updated 10 Jan 2018
    This free course, The impact of technology on children's physical activity,...
  • Smart cities

    This free course will help you to navigate your own path through the complex landscape of smart cities. You’ll hear from smart city innovators and...

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    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Jan 2018

  • Smart cities

    Smart cities Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © vladimir zakharov/Getty Images
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 08 Jan 2018
    This free course will help you to navigate your own path through the complex...
  • Returning to STEM

    This free badged course, Returning to STEM, offers useful skills and solutions to help you get back into a career in science, technology,...

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    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    04 Jan 2018

  • Returning to STEM

    Returning to STEM
    Advanced level Duration 24 hours Updated 04 Jan 2018
    This free badged course, Returning to STEM, offers useful skills and solutions to...
  • Technology, innovation and management

    Develop a critical understanding of technological innovation and management. This free course, Technology, innovation and management, will provide...

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    Free course

    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    04 Aug 2017

  • Technology, innovation and management

    Technology, innovation and management Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: David Parker / Science Photo Library / Universal Images Group
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 04 Aug 2017
    Develop a critical understanding of technological innovation and management. This...
  • Seeing the light

    This free course, Seeing the light, will teach you about how the Sun affects your home, both in terms of light and warmth and the energy it...

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    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Mar 2016

  • Seeing the light

    Seeing the light Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © audioundwerbung/iStockphoto.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 21 Mar 2016
    This free course, Seeing the light, will teach you about how the Sun affects your...

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    BSc (Honours) Environmental Management and Technology

    BSc (Honours) Environmental Management and Technology Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 19 Feb 2018
    How can we best manage the environment, given the pressures that threaten its...

    Technology-enhanced learning: foundations and futures

    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 19 Feb 2018 Register by 17 Jan 2019
    This module is for everyone with a professional interest in digital or technology...

    Music, sound and technology

    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 19 Feb 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This module explores the nature of musical sound and the ways that technology can...

    Communications technology

    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 19 Feb 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    Electronic communication is ubiquitous in homes, offices and urban environments....

    Introduction to computing and information technology 1

    Introduction to computing and information technology 1 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 19 Feb 2018 Register by 15 Mar 2018
    This is the first of two OU level one modules that introduce you to key concepts...

    The critical researcher: educational technology in practice

    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 19 Feb 2018 Register by 22 Mar 2018
    Technology is dramatically changing educational research and practice, at a time...

    Science, technology and maths Access module

    Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 19 Feb 2018 Register by 10 Jan 2019
    Are you new to higher education study or returning after a break? This Access...

    Introduction to computing and information technology 2

    Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 19 Feb 2018 Register by 15 Mar 2018
    This module builds on Introduction to computing and information technology 1 ...
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