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OpenLearn Live: 26th August 2016

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OpenLearn Live: 26th August 2016 Creative commons image Nick Webb under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Aug 2016
Rounding off a week of Bolts with the fastest of them all; and how can you trust online video? Free learning from across the day.

How are Snapchat filters allowing survivors of sexual assault tell their stories?

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How are Snapchat filters allowing survivors of sexual assault tell their stories? Creative commons image Maurizio Pesce under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Aug 2016
By Vishal
The ability to disguise yourself is allowing Indians to talk openly about the crimes they've been victims of - without having to reveal their...

Rio 2016: A Caster Semenya reading list

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Rio 2016: A Caster Semenya reading list Creative commons image Citizen59 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license New content
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Aug 2016
Caster Semenya's 800 metres victory at Rio hasn't been met with universal acclaim, at it reopens the debate over hyperadrogenic atheletes.

OpenLearn Live: 22nd August 2016

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OpenLearn Live: 22nd August 2016 Creative commons image Benjamin Hollis under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Aug 2016
The tiny pieces of metal that climbers hang their life from, and the fight for the right to see the code running your body. Free learning from...

OpenLearn Live: 19th August 2016

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OpenLearn Live: 19th August 2016 Creative commons image SD Dirk under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Aug 2016
The poles that allow athletes to vault; and 25 years on from the Soviet Coup. Free learning from across the day.

OpenLearn Live: 18th August 2016

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OpenLearn Live: 18th August 2016 Creative commons image Two Wings under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Aug 2016
What's the stuff that gymnasts put on their hands? How is Australia helping Japan identify the dead of the Second World War? How is Park Hill...

OpenLearn Live: 16th August 2016

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OpenLearn Live: 16th August 2016 Copyright free image Copyright free: Peter Griffin
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Aug 2016
The science of shuttlecocks. Then more free learning across the day.

OpenLearn Live: 12th August 2016

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OpenLearn Live: 12th August 2016 Creative commons image Caio Costa Ribeiro under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Aug 2016
Rio looks to tomorrow; Canada tries to save its desert. Free learning from across the day.

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Internet of everything

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Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 25 Aug 2016
The internet of everything (IoE) is the networked connection of people, process, data and things. As more people, data and things come online, we...

Fundamentals of accounting

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Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 23 Aug 2016
Learn about the essential numerical and double-entry skills required for accounting. This free course, Fundamentals of accounting, will explain the...

Quantitative and qualitative research in finance

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Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 22 Aug 2016
What are the key features of qualitative and quantitative research in finance? What do they involve in practical terms, and what they can produce?...

Language and creativity

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Language and creativity
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...

Understanding different research perspectives

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Understanding different research perspectives
Advanced level Duration 9 hours Updated 19 Jul 2016
This free course, Understanding different research perspectives, explores the development of the research process looking at the different...

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/
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...