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  • Methods in Motion: Politics is awash with large emotions... isn't it? Creative commons image Icon Stig Nygaard [Be aware the original included language some people may find offensive] under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
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    28 Sep 2017

  • Methods in Motion: Politics is awash with large emotions... isn't it?

    Methods in Motion: Politics is awash with large emotions... isn't it? Creative commons image Icon Stig Nygaard [Be aware the original included language some people may find offensive] under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Sep 2017
    In a political climate seemingly awash with powerful emotions, Emeritus Professor John Clarke suggests we should take stock of what people do as well as feel.
  • Billion Dollar Deals Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: pulsefilmsltd

    Billion Dollar Deals

     and How They Changed Your World. 

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  • Billion Dollar Deals

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     and How They Changed Your World. 
  • How do fire controls harm biodiversity? Creative commons image Icon Francesco Veronesi under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    How do fire controls harm biodiversity?

    By Rodrigo de Oliveira Andrade

    Attempts to control human created fire in Brazil has seen a growth of dense forest - but it comes at a cost, reports...

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    26 Sep 2017

  • How do fire controls harm biodiversity?

    How do fire controls harm biodiversity? Creative commons image Icon Francesco Veronesi under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Sep 2017
    Attempts to control human created fire in Brazil has seen a growth of dense forest - but it comes at a cost, reports Rodrigo de Oliveira Andrade.
  • Methods in Motion: How do researchers know? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Olga Von Eck

    Methods in Motion: How do researchers know?

    By Professor Wendy Hollway

    Emeritus Professor Wendy Hollway looks at the motion of emotion in research, asking 'How do we know?'

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    26 Sep 2017

  • Methods in Motion: How do researchers know?

    Methods in Motion: How do researchers know? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Olga Von Eck
    Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Sep 2017
    Emeritus Professor Wendy Hollway looks at the motion of emotion in research, asking 'How do we know?'
  • Vienna: Empire, Dynasty and Dream Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Vienna: Empire, Dynasty and Dream

    Simon Sebag Montefiore tells the story of how the Habsburg family transformed Vienna into the capital that it is today, during a...

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  • Vienna: Empire, Dynasty and Dream

    Vienna: Empire, Dynasty and Dream Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
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    Simon Sebag Montefiore tells the story of how the Habsburg family transformed Vienna into the capital that it is today, during a dynasty era lasting nearly 1...
  • European Day of Languages Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Council of Europe

    European Day of Languages

    By Tita Beaven

    Happy European Day of Languages! Find out more about why we should celebrate language learning.

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    26 Sep 2017

  • European Day of Languages

    European Day of Languages Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Council of Europe
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Sep 2017
    Happy European Day of Languages! Find out more about why we should celebrate language learning.
  • Understanding the AFD: How to make sense of the far-right populists Creative commons image Icon Oxfordian Kissuth under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
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    25 Sep 2017

  • Understanding the AFD: How to make sense of the far-right populists

    Understanding the AFD: How to make sense of the far-right populists Creative commons image Icon Oxfordian Kissuth under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Sep 2017
    In Sunday's [24th September] election, the far-right AFD party won seats for the first time. Daniel Hough charts the rise of the party.
  • What's in store for Angela Merkel's fourth term? Creative commons image Icon President Of Russia under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    What's in store for Angela Merkel's fourth term?

    By Dr Patricia Hogwood

    Yesterday [24th September 2017] Angela Merkel won a fourth German Presidential election. But challenges from the...

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    25 Sep 2017

  • What's in store for Angela Merkel's fourth term?

    What's in store for Angela Merkel's fourth term? Creative commons image Icon President Of Russia under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Sep 2017
    Yesterday [24th September 2017] Angela Merkel won a fourth German Presidential election. But challenges from the edges of politics suggests this isn't going...
  • Looking globally: the future of education

    Coming soon, a brand new free course about teaching for the future. Watch the trailer here:

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    Updated on:

    25 Sep 2017

  • Looking globally: the future of education

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    Coming soon, a brand new free course about teaching for the future. Watch the trailer here:
  • Know your junk food rules Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Know your junk food rules

    By Dr Mimi Tatlow-Golden

    Find out if you know your junk food advertising rules with our interactive video. 

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    Updated on:

    25 Sep 2017

  • Know your junk food rules

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    Know your junk food rules Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 25 Sep 2017
    Find out if you know your junk food advertising rules with our interactive video. 

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  • Mastering systems thinking in practice

    This free course, Mastering systems thinking in practice, provides a primer for someone wanting to take the postgraduate qualifications in Systems...

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    This free course, Mastering systems thinking in practice, provides a primer for...
  • Am I ready to be a distance learner?

    Have you wanted to study at a higher level and not been in a position to become a full-time student? Have you wondered if you are ready? Distance...

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    Have you wanted to study at a higher level and not been in a position to become a...
  • Exploring books for children: words and pictures

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    30 Aug 2017

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    Exploring books for children: words and pictures Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Courtesy of Jackie Tuck
    Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 30 Aug 2017
    Many people have fond memories of the stories they encountered in childhood,...
  • 'Land grab': an environmental issue?

    This free course, 'Land grab': an environmental issue?, explores how environmental problems are entangled with economic and political issues and...

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    Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 30 Aug 2017
    This free course, 'Land grab': an environmental issue?, explores how environmental...
  • Translation as a career

    This free course explores translation as a career. During the course you will meet professional translators discussing their work and reflect on...

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    Level: 3 Advanced

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    30 Aug 2017

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    Advanced level Duration 4 hours Updated 30 Aug 2017
    This free course explores translation as a career. During the course you will meet...
  • Get started with online learning

    This free course will explain how you can study online without putting the rest of your life on hold.

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    30 Aug 2017

  • Get started with online learning

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    This free course will explain how you can study online without putting the rest of...
  • The business of football

    Welcome to this free course, The business of football, produced by The Open University working in partnership with The English Football League...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

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    Welcome to this free course, The business of football, produced by The Open...
  • Meiosis and mitosis

    This free course, Meiosis and mitosis, looks at how units of inheritance are transmitted from one generation to the next. First you will look at...

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    25 Aug 2017

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    This free course, Meiosis and mitosis, looks at how units of inheritance are...
  • Succeed in the workplace

    Do you want to change jobs, are you just starting in the job market or may be returning after a break? If so, then this free course, Succeed in the...

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  • Succeed in the workplace

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    Do you want to change jobs, are you just starting in the job market or may be...
  • Exploring family health

    How can families support healthy living and cope with illness? This free course, Exploring family health, will provide an understanding of what is...

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    25 Aug 2017

  • Exploring family health

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    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 25 Aug 2017
    How can families support healthy living and cope with illness? This free course,...

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    Certificate in End-of-Life Care

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    Certificate in End-of-Life Care Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 600 hours Updated 23 Oct 2017
    How do we approach death and dying at an individual level? How do we understand it...

    Certificate in Physics

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    Certificate in Physics
    Duration 900 hours Updated 23 Oct 2017
    Physics is perhaps the most exciting intellectual adventure of our age –...

    Foundation Degree in Engineering

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    Foundation Degree in Engineering Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 23 Oct 2017
    Engineering is at the heart of the built environment, and plays a central role in...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Retail Management

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Retail Management
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 23 Oct 2017
    Retail is a dynamic, global industry – with innovative new markets constantly...

    Foundation Degree in Healthcare Practice

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    Foundation Degree in Healthcare Practice
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 23 Oct 2017
    The role of healthcare support worker is fulfilling and increasingly challenging,...

    BSc (Honours) Adult Nursing

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    Duration 3600 hours Updated 23 Oct 2017
    The BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing degree is a unique practice-based learning route for...

    BSc (Honours) Economics and Mathematical Sciences

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    Duration 3600 hours Updated 23 Oct 2017
    Graduates who understand the commercial and economic environment and who are also...

    Foundation Degree in Primary Teaching and Learning

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    Foundation Degree in Primary Teaching and Learning
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 23 Oct 2017
    Teaching assistants and classroom support staff represent one of the fastest...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Childhood Practice

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Childhood Practice
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 23 Oct 2017
    The first few years of children’s lives are crucial to their development and...
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