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  • Uncertainty within the Realm of Statistics Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: The image is a drawn diagram from an academic at the OU

    Uncertainty within the Realm of Statistics

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    Mathematician and tutor, Katie Chicot, questions the role of "certainty" within the realm of statistical data....

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    Mathematician and tutor, Katie Chicot, questions the role of "certainty" within the realm of statistical data. She interviews Carol Calvert on the...
  • Methods in Motion: Acknowledging the active participant

    By Dr Stephanie Taylor

    Participants come to research interviews with their own expectations, and researchers have to take account of this,...

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    Participants come to research interviews with their own expectations, and researchers have to take account of this, says Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology...
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    Order your free 'Oceans' poster to accompany the OU/BBC series 'Blue Planet 2'.
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    Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show with people at the top giving insight into what matters.

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  • The Bottom Line

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    Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show with people at the top giving insight into what matters.
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    A taste of digital management from OpenLearn

    Interested in business management, technology management or computing and IT? You're in the right place - here's just...

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  • A taste of digital management from OpenLearn

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    Interested in business management, technology management or computing and IT? You're in the right place - here's just a taste of materials you can explore...
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    Juliet on academic reading

    OU student, Juliet, tells us how she fits academic reading into her daily routine in this extended interview...

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    OU student, Juliet, tells us how she fits academic reading into her daily routine in this extended interview from 'Go the Distance'.
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    Olivier tells us about his experience of distance learning and its benefits in this extended interview from 'Go...

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    Olivier tells us about his experience of distance learning and its benefits in this extended interview from 'Go the Distance'.
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    The Open University's Dr Fernando Rosell-Aguilar explains what distance learning is in this extended interview from ...

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    The Open University's Dr Fernando Rosell-Aguilar explains what distance learning is in this extended interview from 'Go the Distance'.
  • The Legacy of Nuclear Power: Part 1 Creative commons image Icon cyocum under CC-BY licence under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
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  • The Legacy of Nuclear Power: Part 1

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    How do local communities respond to the risks and opportunities of nuclear power? 
  • Methods in Motion: Challenging the Narrative

    By Dr Edward Wastnidge

    Eddie Wastnidge sets out why he believes academics like himself have a duty to challenge the biased narratives...

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  • Methods in Motion: Challenging the Narrative

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    Eddie Wastnidge sets out why he believes academics like himself have a duty to challenge the biased narratives driving Western policy in the Middle East, and...

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    In this free course, Forensic psychology, you will discover how psychology can help obtain evidence from eyewitnesses in police investigations and...

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    This free course, Nature matters in conversation, focuses on the substance of environmental responsibility-what matters. The question 'What should...

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    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...

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  • Managing my financial journey

    This free course, Managing my financial journey, explores the history of the financial services industry in the UK and its transformation following...

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  • Goya

    What influenced Goya? Did Napoleon's invasion of Spain alter the course of Goya's career? This free course will guide you through the works of Goya...

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  • Goya

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    What influenced Goya? Did Napoleon's invasion of Spain alter the course of Goya's...
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    This free course, The science behind wheeled sports, focuses on cycling and wheelchair racing: what we might collectively call wheeled sports. The...

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    This free course, The science behind wheeled sports, focuses on cycling and...
  • Geological processes in the British Isles

    The landscape of the British Isles has undergone dramatic changes during the history of the Earth, from shallow sea to desert to the familiar...

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    The landscape of the British Isles has undergone dramatic changes during the...
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    Religion is not necessarily what you think it is! This free course, Religious diversity: rethinking religion, introduces you to a selection of the...

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    Religion is not necessarily what you think it is! This free course, Religious...

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    Bachelor of Laws with Honours (graduate entry)

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    Bachelor of Laws with Honours (graduate entry)
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    If you’re already a graduate, with a first degree or masters degree in any subject...

    Foundation Degree in Counselling

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    The value of counselling to improve well-being and quality of life is increasingly...

    BA/BSc Open degree

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    Over 40 per cent of OU students who graduate do so with an Open degree. It’s a...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (England)

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    Duration 1200 hours Updated 16 Oct 2017
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    Duration 1200 hours Updated 16 Oct 2017
    If you’re keen to try university study and want to keep your options open, this...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Healthcare Practice

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    This certificate is for healthcare support staff. It integrates theory and...

    BA (Honours) Business Management (Sport and Football)

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    Duration 3600 hours Updated 16 Oct 2017
    Do you want to combine your passion for football with your desire to obtain a...

    CertHE in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Primary Schools

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    CertHE in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Primary Schools
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 16 Oct 2017
    Do you work in a primary school supporting children’s learning? This is one of the...

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    With global financial markets and personal finances making the headlines daily,...
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