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James Honeyborne - Earth in Vision

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James Honeyborne - Earth in Vision Creative commons image The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license Updated content
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 28 Jul 2016
James Honeyborne, producer and director of award-winning wildlife TV documentaries for BBC, Discovery Channel and National Geographic discusses...

OpenLearn Live: 28th July 2016

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OpenLearn Live: 28th July 2016 Creative commons image Charles Rawding under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Jul 2016
The Post Office service which delivers lovers alongside love letters; and what is the Named Person scheme? Free learning from across the day.

OpenLearn Live: 27th July 2016

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Jul 2016
When politicians get on the bus; the Ice Bucket Challenge money; Philae fades and newspapers must forget. Learning from across the day.

OpenLearn Live: 25th July 2016

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OpenLearn Live: 25th July 2016 Creative commons image Roderick Eime under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Jul 2016
A bus ride that took a country in a new direction and Yahoo gets sold. Free learning from across the day.

Julian Hector - Earth in Vision

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Julian Hector - Earth in Vision Creative commons image The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license New content
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 21 Jul 2016
Julian Hector, Head of the BBC Natural History Unit and former seabird biologist, discusses commissioning programmes, the difference between radio...

Why do American parties hold conventions?

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Why do American parties hold conventions? Creative commons image Disney | ABC Television Group under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Jul 2016
They're expensive, tricky to organise, and - as the Republicans are finding this week - can be strewn with difficulties. Why do the two main...

OpenLearn Live: 21st July 2016

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Jul 2016
The author who, choosing between her art and her husband, went for art; when Thatcher visited Poland. Then more free learning through the day.

OpenLearn Live: 20th July 2016

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Updated 20 Jul 2016
The sociologist who suggested gender is a social structure; what DNS is when it's working; then more free learning across the day.

OpenLearn Live: 19th July 2016

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OpenLearn Live: 19th July 2016 Creative commons image Biswarup Ganguly under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Jul 2016
Meet the cosmologist trying to plug the gaps in the Big Bang Theory; explore places that are hotter than our current heatwave and discover how BB8...

OpenLearn Live: 18th July 2016

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OpenLearn Live: 18th July 2016 Creative commons image Dusty Yao-Stamets under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jul 2016
The man who sees the power of fungus; the Foreign Secretary's country pile and your brain and pain. Free learning from across the day.

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Language and creativity

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Language and creativity Updated content
Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 27 Jul 2016
This free course is an introduction to the relationship between language and creativity, to the roles that linguistic creativity plays in culture...

The family at the centre of early learning

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Introductory level Duration 9 hours Updated 19 Jul 2016
This free course, The family at the centre of early learning, focuses on the positive learning relationships that can exist in any family and how...

Prices, location and spread

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Prices, location and spread Copyrighted image Copyright: © Leanne J in Flickr https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/ Updated content
Introductory level Duration 18 hours Updated 18 Jul 2016
The free course, Prices, location and spread, explores aspects of the question Are people getting better or worse off? It covers statistical...

Introducing healthcare improvement

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Advanced level Duration 3 hours Updated 14 Jul 2016
This course explores quality improvement in healthcare settings. It begins by defining healthcare quality and describing the meaning of quality...

Workplace learning with coaching and mentoring

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Advanced level Duration 9 hours Updated 13 Jul 2016
In this free course, Workplace learning with coaching and mentoring, you will consider theoretical and practical issues in planning and managing...

Understanding different research perspectives

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Understanding different research perspectives
Advanced level Duration 9 hours Updated 05 Jul 2016
This free course, Understanding different research perspectives, explores the development of the research process looking at the different...

The Ancient Olympics: Bridging past and present Includes explicit content

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The Ancient Olympics: Bridging past and present Copyrighted image Copyright: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 01 Jul 2016
This free course, The Ancient Olympics: Bridging past and present, highlights the similarities and differences between our modern Games and the...

Assistive technologies and online learning

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Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 29 Jun 2016
In this free course, Assistive technologies and online learning, you will explore some of the technology that disabled students use when accessing...

Can renewable energy power the world?

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Can renewable energy power the world?
Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 29 Jun 2016
Renewable energy sources are gaining an increasing share of world energy supplies. In the next eight weeks well cover the physical principles...

The value of coffee

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The value of coffee
Introductory level Duration 3 hours Updated 27 Jun 2016
This free course explores the economic and cultural value of coffee. You will follow the chain of processes that connect the drink you enjoy on a...