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  • Methods in Motion: Inside Outsiders and Outside Insiders Creative commons image Icon Steve Rotman under CC-BY licence under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    Methods in Motion: Inside Outsiders and Outside Insiders

    By Dr Sara De Jong

    In today’s 'Methods in Motion' blog, the ordeal of conducting research interviews in imperfect German is turned to...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    22 Dec 2017

  • Methods in Motion: Inside Outsiders and Outside Insiders

    Methods in Motion: Inside Outsiders and Outside Insiders Creative commons image Icon Steve Rotman under CC-BY licence under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Dec 2017
    In today’s 'Methods in Motion' blog, the ordeal of conducting research interviews in imperfect German is turned to advantage by Sara de Jong in trying to...
  • Why has Donald Trump set his sights on the Moon? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Hans

    Why has Donald Trump set his sights on the Moon?

    The President has instructed NASA to build a camp on the Moon. It might be a better idea than trying to get straight...

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    22 Dec 2017

  • Why has Donald Trump set his sights on the Moon?

    Why has Donald Trump set his sights on the Moon? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Hans
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Dec 2017
    The President has instructed NASA to build a camp on the Moon. It might be a better idea than trying to get straight to Mars, as this New Scientist short,...
  • Hans Rosling: How to compare countries using statistics Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Wingspan Productions

    Hans Rosling: How to compare countries using statistics

    By Professor Hans Rosling

    Statistician magician, the late Hans Rosling shows you how to collate and animate the data of different countries in...

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    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    22 Dec 2017

  • Hans Rosling: How to compare countries using statistics

    Hans Rosling: How to compare countries using statistics Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Wingspan Productions
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 22 Dec 2017
    Statistician magician, the late Hans Rosling shows you how to collate and animate the data of different countries in these short videos that depict our...
  • Christmas at war: 1917 - Brotherhood and bombs don't mix Creative commons image Icon aussie~mobs under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Christmas at war: 1917 - Brotherhood and bombs don't mix

    In a weary editorial, the Daily Mirror frets that humanity's capacity for creating destruction might have wiped out...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    21 Dec 2017

  • Christmas at war: 1917 - Brotherhood and bombs don't mix

    Christmas at war: 1917 - Brotherhood and bombs don't mix Creative commons image Icon aussie~mobs under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Dec 2017
    In a weary editorial, the Daily Mirror frets that humanity's capacity for creating destruction might have wiped out all sense of fraternity - unless this...
  • My career goal: Nail technician Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: JuVecchi

    My career goal: Nail technician

    Have you ever thought that your eye for crafting fine-looking nails could become your career? Here's some advice on...

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    5 mins

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    21 Dec 2017

  • My career goal: Nail technician

    My career goal: Nail technician Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: JuVecchi
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Dec 2017
    Have you ever thought that your eye for crafting fine-looking nails could become your career? Here's some advice on turning your passion into a job - or...
  • OpenLearn Live: Christmas Special 2017 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: pxhere

    OpenLearn Live: Christmas Special 2017

    As regular a part of Christmas as discovering someone's scoffed the purple Quality Street already - but hopefully...

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    5 mins

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    21 Dec 2017

  • OpenLearn Live: Christmas Special 2017

    OpenLearn Live: Christmas Special 2017 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: pxhere
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Dec 2017
    As regular a part of Christmas as discovering someone's scoffed the purple Quality Street already - but hopefully without the disappointment - here's a...
  • Does Brexit defy gravity? Creative commons image Icon Avaaz under PDM licence under Creative-Commons license

    Does Brexit defy gravity?

    By Alan Shipman

    Alan Shipman asks if research showing how trade declines with distance, endangers the vision of a post-Brexit UK...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Dec 2017

  • Does Brexit defy gravity?

    Does Brexit defy gravity? Creative commons image Icon Avaaz under PDM licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 21 Dec 2017
    Alan Shipman asks if research showing how trade declines with distance, endangers the vision of a post-Brexit UK thriving on global markets.  
  • Christmas at war: 1916 - Festivities at the front Creative commons image Icon Collections Bibliothèque de Documentation Internationale Contemporaine under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Christmas at war: 1916 - Festivities at the front

    Percival Philips scours France for good cheer - but it's hard to ignore the plight of those bombed out of their homes.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Dec 2017

  • Christmas at war: 1916 - Festivities at the front

    Christmas at war: 1916 - Festivities at the front Creative commons image Icon Collections Bibliothèque de Documentation Internationale Contemporaine under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Dec 2017
    Percival Philips scours France for good cheer - but it's hard to ignore the plight of those bombed out of their homes.
  • Happy New Year Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Viorel Dudau | Dreamstime.com

    Happy New Year

    By The OpenLearn team

    Happy New Year! What is 2018 going to mean for you? Motivation? Success? Learning a language? Get started here....

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    20 Dec 2017

  • Happy New Year

    Happy New Year Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Viorel Dudau | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Dec 2017
    Happy New Year! What is 2018 going to mean for you? Motivation? Success? Learning a language? Get started here. 
  • The Legacy of Nuclear Power, Part 2 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: The Open University

    The Legacy of Nuclear Power, Part 2

    By Dr Petr Jehlička

    What ethical decisions does burying nuclear waste involve, and how are we responsible to future generations?  ...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    20 Dec 2017

  • The Legacy of Nuclear Power, Part 2

    The Legacy of Nuclear Power, Part 2 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Dec 2017
    What ethical decisions does burying nuclear waste involve, and how are we responsible to future generations?       ...

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  • Galaxies, stars and planets

    This free course is a general introduction to galaxies, stars and planets, including scale of the universe from the very large to the very small;...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    06 Dec 2017

  • Galaxies, stars and planets

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    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 06 Dec 2017
    This free course is a general introduction to galaxies, stars and planets,...
  • Living without oil

    Crude oil is currently our most important global source of energy. It is vital in the manufacture of many modern materials. But the worlds supply...

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    06 Dec 2017

  • Living without oil

    Living without oil Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
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    Crude oil is currently our most important global source of energy. It is vital in...
  • The frozen planet

    This free course is a general introduction to the frozen planet, including the temperature in the polar regions; the energy from the Sun and the...

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    7 hours

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    06 Dec 2017

  • The frozen planet

    The frozen planet
    Introductory level Duration 7 hours Updated 06 Dec 2017
    This free course is a general introduction to the frozen planet, including the...
  • Modelling object-oriented software – an introduction

    How do you model a software system? This free course, Modelling object-oriented software an introduction, will help you to work through the...

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    20 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    06 Dec 2017

  • Modelling object-oriented software – an introduction

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    Intermediate level Duration 20 hours Updated 06 Dec 2017
    How do you model a software system? This free course, Modelling object-oriented...
  • Financial accounting and reporting

    This free course, Financial accounting and reporting, discusses how accountants act as processors and purveyors of information for decision making...

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    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    06 Dec 2017

  • Financial accounting and reporting

    Financial accounting and reporting Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Copyright © iStockphoto.com/Pgiam
    Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 06 Dec 2017
    This free course, Financial accounting and reporting, discusses how accountants...
  • Introduction to bookkeeping and accounting

    Learn about the essential numerical skills required for accounting and bookkeeping. This free course, Introduction to bookkeeping and accounting,...

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Dec 2017

  • Introduction to bookkeeping and accounting

    Introduction to bookkeeping and accounting Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © 2009 Image Source/Jupiterimages Corporation
    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 06 Dec 2017
    Learn about the essential numerical skills required for accounting and bookkeeping...
  • Machines, minds and computers

    Computers are becoming smarter and may soon become intelligent. This free course, Machines, minds and computers, looks at what intelligence is, how...

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    06 Dec 2017

  • Machines, minds and computers

    Machines, minds and computers Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 06 Dec 2017
    Computers are becoming smarter and may soon become intelligent. This free course,...
  • Making sense of art history

    You can prepare for this free course, Making sense of art history, by looking around you. It's likely that wherever you are you'll be able to see...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Dec 2017

  • Making sense of art history

    Making sense of art history Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 05 Dec 2017
    You can prepare for this free course, Making sense of art history, by looking...
  • Digital literacy: succeeding in a digital world

    This free course, Digital literacy: succeeding in a digital world, will develop your confidence and skills for life online, whether study, work or...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    05 Dec 2017

  • Digital literacy: succeeding in a digital world

    Digital literacy: succeeding in a digital world Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Sakonboon Sansri/Shuttterstock.com
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 05 Dec 2017
    This free course, Digital literacy: succeeding in a digital world, will develop...
  • Basic science: understanding numbers

    This free course, Basic science: understanding numbers, explains how you can use numbers to describe the natural world and make sense of everything...

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    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    05 Dec 2017

  • Basic science: understanding numbers

    Basic science: understanding numbers
    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 05 Dec 2017
    This free course, Basic science: understanding numbers, explains how you can use...

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Business

    Diploma of Higher Education in Business Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    How are businesses organised? How do they develop strategies, handle risk and take...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Combined Professional Studies

    Duration 2400 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    The Diploma of Higher Education in Combined Professional Studies is an extremely...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Computing and IT

    Duration 2400 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    In the twenty-first century technology dominates the way we live, work, socialise...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland)

    Diploma of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    Social care in Scotland is increasingly multidisciplinary and community focused –...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Humanities

    Diploma of Higher Education in Humanities Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    The Diploma of Higher Education in Humanities will help you refine your skills of...

    BA (Honours) Social Work (Wales)

    BA (Honours) Social Work (Wales) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    Social workers support and protect some of society’s most deprived and vulnerable...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Leadership and Management

    Diploma of Higher Education in Leadership and Management Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    How do leadership and management theories and ideas influence the way...

    BA (Honours) Youth Work

    BA (Honours) Youth Work Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    There are few things more important or rewarding than making a positive difference...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Working with Young People

    Diploma of Higher Education in Working with Young People Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    This practice-based diploma course is the qualification for you if you’re living...
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