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    Getting started with a Password Manager

    By Mike Richards

    Overwhelmed by having 12,345 different passwords? Time to get in a manager...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    11 May 2018

  • Getting started with a Password Manager

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 11 May 2018
    Overwhelmed by having 12,345 different passwords? Time to get in a manager...
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    18 Apr 2018

  • Review: The Digital Academic - Critical Perspectives on Digital Technologies in Higher Education

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Apr 2018
    Eschewing the polarising perspectives that often characterise discussions of digital technologies in academia, The Digital Academic: Critical Perspectives on...
  • Foreign interference?

    By Mike Richards

    On Monday, two stories appeared in the press about UK government concerns over foreign interference in...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    17 Apr 2018

  • Foreign interference?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Apr 2018
    On Monday, two stories appeared in the press about UK government concerns over foreign interference in telecommunications equipment.
  • Inventing the record business

    By Eva Moreda Rodríguez

    As Spotify prepares to float itself, Eva Moreda Rodríguez hails their distant ancestors. Uncover the early years of...

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    10 mins

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    27 Mar 2018

  • Inventing the record business

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Mar 2018
    As Spotify prepares to float itself, Eva Moreda Rodríguez hails their distant ancestors. Uncover the early years of the recording industry
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    28 Feb 2018

  • Should we tax robots who replace humans in the workplace?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Feb 2018
    Could the taxation system provide a solution to the rise of automation?
  • 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

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    22 Feb 2018

  • Exploring the digital world: a collection

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Feb 2018
    From social media to the impact of screen time - academics from the OU and beyond explore the new worlds created by technology
  • Are mobile phones increasing health inequality in India?

    By Aisling Irwin

    The spread of mobile phone ownership has increased access to health information - for those that have them. But some...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    22 Feb 2018

  • Are mobile phones increasing health inequality in India?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Feb 2018
    The spread of mobile phone ownership has increased access to health information - for those that have them. But some practitioners are worrying about those...
  • 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

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    17 Jan 2018

  • The secret history of teenage bedrooms

    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...
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    05 Dec 2017

  • How is identity data creating headaches for large companies?

    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.
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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    02 Nov 2017

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

    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.

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    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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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    24 Apr 2018

  • Smart cities

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 24 Apr 2018
    This free course will help you to navigate your own path through the complex...
  • Pro bono work and social justice

    Pro bono (‘for the public good’ in Latin) involves lawyers and law students giving up their time on a voluntary basis to help people who need legal...

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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  • Pro bono work and social justice

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    Pro bono work and social justice
    Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 20 Mar 2018
    Pro bono (‘for the public good’ in Latin) involves lawyers and law students giving...
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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

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    15 Jan 2018

  • Childhood in the digital age

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    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    This free course, Childhood in the digital age, delves into the lives of children...
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    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

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    10 Jan 2018

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    Introductory level Duration 6 hours Updated 10 Jan 2018
    This free course, The impact of technology on children's physical activity,...
  • 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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    24 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    04 Jan 2018

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    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...
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    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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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    04 Aug 2017

  • Technology, innovation and management

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    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 04 Aug 2017
    Develop a critical understanding of technological innovation and management. This...
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    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

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    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

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    BSc (Honours) Environmental Management and Technology
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 21 May 2018
    How can we best manage the environment, given the pressures that threaten its...

    MSc project module for MSc in Space Science and Technology

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    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 21 May 2018 Register by 11 Oct 2018
    In this project module, which is entirely online, you'll carry out an in-depth...

    Technology-enhanced learning: foundations and futures

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    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 21 May 2018 Register by 17 Jan 2019
    This module is for everyone with a professional interest in digital or technology...

    Music, sound and technology

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    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 21 May 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This module explores the nature of musical sound and the ways that technology can...

    Communications technology

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    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 21 May 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    Electronic communication is ubiquitous in homes, offices and urban environments....

    Introduction to computing and information technology 1

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    Introduction to computing and information technology 1
    Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 21 May 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This is the first of two OU level one modules that introduce you to key concepts...

    The critical researcher: educational technology in practice

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    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 21 May 2018 Register by 21 Mar 2019
    Technology is dramatically changing educational research and practice, at a time...

    Science, technology and maths Access module

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    Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 21 May 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

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    Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 21 May 2018 Register by 14 Mar 2019
    This module builds on Introduction to computing and information technology 1 ...
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