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  • Addicted Parents Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Becky Potts - Lambent Productions

    Addicted Parents

    ...Last Chance to Keep My Children. The story of the only family rehab in the UK.

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    26 Jul 2017

  • Addicted Parents

    Addicted Parents Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Becky Potts - Lambent Productions
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 26 Jul 2017
    ...Last Chance to Keep My Children. The story of the only family rehab in the UK.
  • Ocean Explorer Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Ocean Explorer

    By Dr Philip Sexton, Dr Julia Cooke

    Take a journey into the Earth's oceans and discover whether you've got what it takes to become an oceanographer....

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    24 Jul 2017

  • Ocean Explorer

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    Ocean Explorer Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 24 Jul 2017
    Take a journey into the Earth's oceans and discover whether you've got what it takes to become an oceanographer. Explore ocean depths, currents, temperatures...
  • Activity

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    23 Jul 2017

  • Timeline: LGBTQ History

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 23 Jul 2017
    Explore some snapshots of LGBTQ history with our timeline. 
  • Britain's Great War: At the eleventh hour - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Dave Williams

    Britain's Great War: At the eleventh hour - guide & clips

    By The OpenLearn team

    Jeremy Paxman concludes the series by describing how the country came to the very brink of defeat.

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    23 Jul 2017

  • Britain's Great War: At the eleventh hour - guide & clips

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    Britain's Great War: At the eleventh hour - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Dave Williams
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Jul 2017
    Jeremy Paxman concludes the series by describing how the country came to the very brink of defeat.
  • Britain's Great War: The darkest hour - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Dave Williams

    Britain's Great War: The darkest hour - guide & clips

    By The OpenLearn team

    How Germany's attempts to starve Britain into submission edged the nation close to defeat.

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    10 mins

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    22 Jul 2017

  • Britain's Great War: The darkest hour - guide & clips

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    Britain's Great War: The darkest hour - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Dave Williams
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Jul 2017
    How Germany's attempts to starve Britain into submission edged the nation close to defeat.
  • Britain's Great War: The war machine - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Dave Williams

    Britain's Great War: The war machine - guide & clips

    By The OpenLearn team

    In the second episode, the whole population is enlisted to turn an unprepared Britain into a war machine.

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    22 Jul 2017

  • Britain's Great War: The war machine - guide & clips

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    Britain's Great War: The war machine - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Dave Williams
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Jul 2017
    In the second episode, the whole population is enlisted to turn an unprepared Britain into a war machine.
  • Britain's Great War: War comes to Britain - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC / Dave Williams

    Britain's Great War: War comes to Britain - guide & clips

    By The OpenLearn team

    Jeremy Paxman traces the story of the dramatic early stages of the First World War.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Jul 2017

  • Britain's Great War: War comes to Britain - guide & clips

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    Britain's Great War: War comes to Britain - guide & clips Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC / Dave Williams
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Jul 2017
    Jeremy Paxman traces the story of the dramatic early stages of the First World War.
  • Your child's phone is a junk food marketer Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Your child's phone is a junk food marketer

    By Dr Mimi Tatlow-Golden

    There are some laws against marketing junk food to children and young people on television, but those rules don't...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Jul 2017

  • Your child's phone is a junk food marketer

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    Your child's phone is a junk food marketer Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Jul 2017
    There are some laws against marketing junk food to children and young people on television, but those rules don't apply online. So where do kids see junk...
  • Top 5 things junk food marketers know about your child Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Top 5 things junk food marketers know about your child

    By Dr Mimi Tatlow-Golden

    Beware the junk food marketer with their hashtags, games and sponsored tweets! Here are the top 5 things junk food...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Jul 2017

  • Top 5 things junk food marketers know about your child

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    Top 5 things junk food marketers know about your child Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Jul 2017
    Beware the junk food marketer with their hashtags, games and sponsored tweets! Here are the top 5 things junk food marketers know about your child. 
  • Junk Food Marketing To Children Online Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Martin O'Brien, O'Brien Creative

    Junk Food Marketing To Children Online

    By Dr Mimi Tatlow-Golden

    There are some laws against marketing junk food to children and young people on television, but those rules don't...

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    Video

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Jul 2017

  • Junk Food Marketing To Children Online

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    Junk Food Marketing To Children Online Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Martin O'Brien, O'Brien Creative
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 21 Jul 2017
    There are some laws against marketing junk food to children and young people on television, but those rules don't apply online. Should they?

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  • Can renewable energy power the world?

    Renewable energy sources are gaining an increasing share of world energy supplies. In the next eight weeks well cover the physical principles...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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  • Can renewable energy power the world?

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    Can renewable energy power the world?
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 18 May 2017
    Renewable energy sources are gaining an increasing share of world energy supplies....
  • Nutrition: vitamins and minerals

    Both vitamins and minerals are essential in the diet in small quantities. Learn about the two main vitamin groups and the major mineral elements....

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    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    18 May 2017

  • Digital forensics

    Digital evidence features in just about every part of our personal and business lives. Legal and business decisions hinge on having timely data...

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    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    18 May 2017

  • Digital forensics

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    Digital forensics
    Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 18 May 2017
    Digital evidence features in just about every part of our personal and business...
  • Understanding language and learning

    Learning is understood broadly as any kind of activity, whether in a formal or informal context, that enhances an individual’s knowledge or skills...

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    17 May 2017

  • Understanding language and learning

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    Understanding language and learning Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © davidf / iStockphoto.com
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 17 May 2017
    Learning is understood broadly as any kind of activity, whether in a formal or...
  • Eating to win: activity, diet and weight control

    What should we eat before and after exercise? This free course, Eating to win: activity, diet and weight control, examines the importance of...

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    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    17 May 2017

  • Eating to win: activity, diet and weight control

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    Eating to win: activity, diet and weight control Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 6 hours Updated 17 May 2017
    What should we eat before and after exercise? This free course, Eating to win:...
  • Hearing

    Hearing is a familiar and important human sense that is a topic naturally of interest to those who are curious about human biology. This free...

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    15 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    16 May 2017

  • Hearing

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    Hearing Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 15 hours Updated 16 May 2017
    Hearing is a familiar and important human sense that is a topic naturally of...
  • Improving aerobic fitness

    Aerobic fitness is integral to successful sports performance and to maintaining good health. But what sort of exercise should you be doing to...

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    2 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 May 2017

  • Improving aerobic fitness

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    Improving aerobic fitness Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 2 hours Updated 11 May 2017
    Aerobic fitness is integral to successful sports performance and to maintaining...
  • Exercise and mental health

    Each year thousands of pounds are spent on medications to treat conditions such as anxiety and depression. These medications often have negative...

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    2 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    11 May 2017

  • Exercise and mental health

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    Exercise and mental health Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 2 hours Updated 11 May 2017
    Each year thousands of pounds are spent on medications to treat conditions such as...
  • Challenging ideas in mental health

    Take a new and different look at mental health. This free course, Challenging ideas in mental health, invites you to think differently about life's...

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    18 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    10 May 2017

  • Challenging ideas in mental health

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    Challenging ideas in mental health Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 18 hours Updated 10 May 2017
    Take a new and different look at mental health. This free course, Challenging...
  • Animals at the extremes: Polar biology

    The extreme challenges of life in the polar regions require the animals who make their habitat there to make many adaptations. This free course,...

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    14 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    09 May 2017

  • Animals at the extremes: Polar biology

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    Animals at the extremes: Polar biology Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 14 hours Updated 09 May 2017
    The extreme challenges of life in the polar regions require the animals who make...

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Mathematical Sciences
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017
    Mathematics and statistics are vital in modern society, and indispensable to...

    BA (Honours) Philosophy and Psychological Studies

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    BA (Honours) Philosophy and Psychological Studies Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017
    Philosophy and psychology seek to answer profound questions about us, our minds,...

    Foundation Degree in Retail Management

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    Foundation Degree in Retail Management
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017
    Retail is a dynamic, global industry – with innovative new markets constantly...

    BSc (Honours) Sport, Fitness and Coaching

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    BSc (Honours) Sport, Fitness and Coaching
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017
    If you are an aspiring or practising leader of sport or fitness activities, our...

    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and its Learning

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    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and its Learning Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017
    Mathematics education has long been a government priority. This unique degree...

    Foundation Degree in Materials Fabrication and Engineering

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    Foundation Degree in Materials Fabrication and Engineering Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017
    This Foundation Degree in Materials Fabrication and Engineering brings together...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Combined Social Sciences

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Combined Social Sciences Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017
    Does material consumption make us happier? Is parenting a social as well as an...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Sport and Fitness

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Sport and Fitness Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017
    This diploma course will help put you on track for a career in fitness training,...

    BA (Honours) Humanities

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    BA (Honours) Humanities
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017
    This degree in humanities offers a broad-based grounding in the study and...

    Foundation Degree in Sport and Fitness

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    Foundation Degree in Sport and Fitness Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 14 Aug 2017
    This foundation degree course will help you get in good shape for a career in...
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