Explore.
Watch, listen, debate & discover with our experts

RSS Icon

OpenLearn Live: 16th November 2016

Featuring: Video Video
OpenLearn Live: 16th November 2016 Creative commons image Robin Vanags under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Nov 2016
Where Doctors once acted, now real doctors perform - a trip to Pebble Mill. Do apps update too often? And post-truth: word of the year. ...

"I was so depressed yesterday..." - or were you?

Copyright free image Copyright free: GladisAbril
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Feb 2016
Using phrases relating to mental health to add drama to your conversation can have unintended consequences, warns Zsofia Demjen.

The language of baking across Europe

Featuring: Activity Activity
The language of baking across Europe Creative commons image Sifu Renka under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 12 Mar 2012
Read and listen to the language of bakeries and cake shops across eight European countries by exploring our map. Find out about regional and ...

Debate: Saving dying languages

Debate: Saving dying languages Copyrighted image Copyright: Jupiter Images
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Oct 2009
Forum member David A Cooper had an interest in the future of languages under threat

Words & language: Points for debate

Words & language: Points for debate Copyrighted image Copyright: Jupiter Images
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Sep 2009
Inspired by Word4Word, our forum members joined the debate about how we communicate, and what our language tells us.

Become an OU student.
Change your life with a qualification

RSS Icon

The philosophy dissertation

Course Course
The philosophy dissertation Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Karen Parker
Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 09 Dec 2016 Register by 12 Jan 2017
Complete your MA in Philosophy with a dissertation of 16,000-18,000 words, on a subject of your choice, with the aid and guidance of your tutor.