OER

OER
  • Finding the Best Oxygen Drops Market Value In USA

    Finding the Best Oxygen Drops Market Value In USA

    Thus, in seaweed hydrocolloids, those brands already established in the marketplace often hold an extremely strong, entrenched position. A home purchase is most likely to be the largest financial commitment you will ever make so that it's little wonder first-time purchasers are wary of taking their very first step on the ladder in the current climate of spiraling prices

    Read this article

    Article

  • When we have Accountants in UK

    When we have Accountants in UK

    All the business owners are well aware of hiring the right public accountant for a company or business.

    Read this article

    Article

  • Protection of Brain

    Protection of Brain

    It's very important that the brain and indeed the spinal cord is protected from damage because when we jump up and down we don't want the brain to be bashing on the inside of the skull, that will be enough to cause a concussion. So it's very important that the brain is protected from damage.

    Read this article

    Article

  • Leadership & Management, Theory and Practice

    Leadership & Management, Theory and Practice

    To develop the student’s knowledge and understanding of the dynamics involved in leading people within an organisational context for the success of a business.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    24+ hrs

    Level 3 Advanced

  • Autoria x Plagio

    Autoria x Plagio

    Comunicacao Digital como habilidade chave

    Try this free course

    Free course

    6 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Pesquisa e Inovação Responsáveis na Educação Superior

    Pesquisa e Inovação Responsáveis na Educação Superior

    Este curso é direcionado para educadores interessados em abordagens pedagógicas centradas na colaboração de aprendizes (coaprender) interessados na investigação coletiva (coinvestigar). O conteúdo, atividades e avaliação neste curso são decorrentes de vários projetos Europeus focados na coaprendizagem – aprendizagem aberta colaborativa através da coinvestigação - investigação coletiva com uso de tecnologias. Quatro estratégias pedagógicas são discutidas neste curso: Dilema sócio-científico, Discussão de Grupo, Resolução Colaborativa de Problemas e Argumentação coletiva baseada em evidência. Os objetivos deste curso é coaprender e coinvestigar sobre como : Usar dilemas para que os estudantes se envolvam, discutam e argumentem sobre questões sócio-científicas Facilitar discussões de grupo eficazes para que os estudantes usem conhecimentos e pratiquem argumentação Preparar os estudantes através da argumentação coletiva para que construam o raciocínio científico Planejar atividades baseadas em solução colaborativa de problemas com diálogo argumentativo aplicados na pesquisa e inovação responsáveis

    Try this free course

    Free course

    10 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Learning with MOOCs for professional development

    Learning with MOOCs for professional development

    This course helps participants understand how they can use MOOCs for learning, and how they can grow professionally studying a MOOC, whether or not they are already in employment. The course requires 12 hours of study time.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    12 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Grow your own loaf

    Grow your own loaf

    This course for primary teachers looks at the importance of soil, some things to think about around planting and how easy it is to grow your own grain in school or at home.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    1 hr

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Mentoring Matters

    Mentoring Matters

    This is an on-line course which is part of the University’s support to the apprentice programme.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    3 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Introduction to public leadership (Welsh)

    Introduction to public leadership (Welsh)

    Yn y cwrs rhad ac am ddim hwn, byddwch yn dysgu mwy am arweinyddiaeth yng nghyd-destun y ddarpariaeth o wasanaeth cyhoeddus, gan sefydliadau o’r sector cyhoeddus, grwpiau cymunedol a gwirfoddol a chyrff gwleidyddol.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    5 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • A General Introduction to International Economic Law

    A General Introduction to International Economic Law

    This unit is an introduction to the subject of International Economic Law. It includes a historical development of the subject and refers to the principal organisations related to International Economic Law.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    8 hrs

    Level 3 Advanced

  • Aimhigher Sussex Languages Project 2010-2011

    Aimhigher Sussex Languages Project 2010-2011

    The contents of this page are part of the Languages Project led by The Open University in the South East in partnership with Aimhigher Sussex . The resources included are the result of two years of work with secondary schools in Sussex to promote the study of modern foreign languages. They are also available on hard copy upon request. All the activities included in this pack have been delivered in schools and colleges and are the result of collaboration with language departments, being based partly on their feedback.   The activities are organised by level. Each activity consists of a tutor guide, one or more PowerPoint presentations and classroom handouts. Some activities include flashcards or mp3s. For further details:  The Languages Team The Open University in the South East R13-Languages@open.ac.uk  

    Try this free course

    Free course

    1 hr

    Level 0 Beginner

  • An introduction to technology and innovation policy research

    An introduction to technology and innovation policy research

    This is an interdisciplinary module that provides an introduction to technology and innovation policy and research in this field. The emphasis is on examining issues of interdisciplinary research embracing economic, sociological and managerial orientations. The approach is to build understanding of technology policy and technology innovations processes thereby providing a robust grounding, before exploring research methods employed to investigate technology and innovation policy. It is important to appreciate that this is not a research methods course as research techniques are not actively taught. Instead, a selection of research tools are introduced and applied to technology policy and innovation. Thus, it focuses on methods and skills best suited for technology policy and innovation rather than being comprehensive.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    24+ hrs

    Level 3 Advanced

  • Are you ready for S309?

    Are you ready for S309?

    Are you ready for S309? Self-assessment quiz for prospective students of S309 to test their level of skills prior to registering for the module.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    2 hrs

    Level 3 Advanced

  • Are you ready to study S111?

    Are you ready to study S111?

    Introducing Open University module S111, with a simple set of self-assessment questions to find out whether potential students have the right background to study S111 successfully. Feedback will be given separately on science knowledge and understanding, maths skills, computing skills, English language skills, and time management.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    1 hr

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Brazilian Research Group in Culture Society and Media UNICAMP BRAZIL

    Brazilian Research Group in Culture Society and Media UNICAMP BRAZIL

    This brazilian group discusses about the uses of knowledge media tools in teaching and learning

    Try this free course

    Free course

  • Breakthrough to Mathematics, Science and Technology

    Breakthrough to Mathematics, Science and Technology

    The Breakthrough to Mathematics, Science and Technology series of study modules introduced some of the key ideas and skills involved in studying mathematics, science, technology and engineering. Here we present four study modules in pdf format for you to work through or adapt as you wish. The original material also contained additional printed materials and audio/visual material, these items are not included.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    24+ hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Building relationships with donors

    Building relationships with donors

    Legacy fundraising, big-gift seeking are all part of the professional fundraiser's role. This unit will help you to gain the skills necessary to persuade individuals to become donors. How do you change people's ideas about methods of giving, moving them from casual street donations to regular direct debit giving?

    Try this free course

    Free course

    6 hrs

    Level 3 Advanced

  • Business and climate change

    Business and climate change

    Businesses can be affected both directly from climate change and indirectly through government policies. Risks can occur from the impacts of predicted climate change effects such as increased temperature, extreme weather events, disrupted ecosystems and flooding of land. This unit is wrried for small and medium enterprises and people interested in how businesses can respond to climate change. It introduces key concepts such as risk, corporate social responsibility and engaging employees and enables businesses to quickly grasp the issues and opportunities for managing risks. Unit authored by Dr. Barbara L Jones

    Try this free course

    Free course

    5 hrs

    Level 2 Intermediate

  • Calculating my Carbon Footprint?

    Calculating my Carbon Footprint?

    This unit seeks to explain what makes up a personal carbon footprint, and to identify alternative options in calculating one. For example, should footprints include emissions associated with goods and services purchased, or should they be restricted to directly attributable emissions, mainly from the use of energy and transport? There are many websites offering carbon footprint calculators, but the answers are almost always different. This unit will explain why this is the case, and allow you select the ones that you feel are most appropriate. Finally, a carbon footprint by itself achieves little; users need to be able to compare their carbon footprint with other people's, and to identify actions that might reduce the footprint to a desired level in the battle against global climate change.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    4 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Career and life planning workbook

    Career and life planning workbook

    You’d like to step back and take stock on your career and life to date, and decide which way your life should be going. This workbook allows you to review your current situation so that you can make informed and considered plans for the future.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    15 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Case studies of sustainable design and eco efficiency

    Case studies of sustainable design and eco efficiency

    This unit examines how companies and individual designers have established a distinctive profile and have invested much of their creativity towards Sustainable Product Design (SPD).

    Try this free course

    Free course

    4 hrs

    Level 1 Introductory

  • Climate Change

    Climate Change

    Climate change is not going to happen alone. As our climate changes other global environmental problems are going to carry on occurring, such as habitat destruction, pollution, soil erosion and species extinctions. What we currently have very little understanding of is how all these things will interact in the future. Climate change may make some of these problems much worse and some of them may themselves contribute to climate change creating a feedback loop. This unit identifies several global change problems that may interact with climate change.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    3 hrs

    Level 1 Introductory

  • Climate Change and Sustainability

    Climate Change and Sustainability

    It is now universally recognised that human-induced climate change could have major adverse consequences for the world’s ecosystems and societies. Climate change is caused by the emission of greenhouse gases, which trap long-wave radiation in the upper atmosphere and consequently raise atmospheric temperatures. This also produces other changes in the climate system. Carbon dioxide is the most important of these gases and its atmospheric concentration has increased exponentially since the beginning of the industrial revolution as a result of fossil fuel combustion and land-use change. In 1800, the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide was about 280 parts per million; today it is about 350 ppm and rising. Similar increases have been observed for other greenhouse gases such as methane and nitrous oxide.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    2 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Climate Change, Sustainable Development, and Rural Areas

    Climate Change, Sustainable Development, and Rural Areas

    This unit has been designed around Open Educational Resources (OER) with open content and open access whenever possible. Due to the ‘open’ nature of the resources there will be many differences in the style, appearance, and reliability of the resources, but these resources have been carefully selected to provide a useful educational starting-block for the study of this topic.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    5 hrs

    Level 1 Introductory

  • Climate change: National, regional and local policy

    Climate change: National, regional and local policy

    Climate change is defining a new legislative and policty agenda for the United Kingdom, the European Union and globally. Whilst the overall direction is not yet fully defined, there is now clear national and international momentum towards substantive economic and planning intervention to control emissions of greenhouse gases and encourage the use of low carbon alternatives. This unit considers national, regional and local policy and legislation in the UK and elsewhere.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    3 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Collaborative Leadership Forum

    Collaborative Leadership Forum

    Forum for Collaborative Leadership BOC

    Try this free course

    Free course

  • CREATE – Child Rights Education in East Africa

    CREATE – Child Rights Education in East Africa

    This course explores Children’s rights for health workers to inform their practice in Ethiopia, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda

    Try this free course

    Free course

    10 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • CREDPRO: The Child: Development Needs & Rights

    CREDPRO: The Child: Development Needs & Rights

    This unit begins by introducing the concepts of childhood and child development, followed by an exploration of children’s universal needs and potentials. Needs are then related to the international standards outlined in the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    5 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Criminal Justice in Scotland

    Criminal Justice in Scotland

    This unit has been created to support and stimulate further debate arising from a seminar on criminal justice in Scotland being hosted by The Open University in Scotland on February 10, 2011. This unit will consider the current state of criminal justice in Scotland and its likely directions following the UK General Election of 2010 and more significantly the Scottish Parliament elections in May 2011. Following the publication in late 2010 of Criminal Justice in Scotland edited by Croall, Mooney and Munro (Willan/Routledge), this unit aims develop thinking around the key themes in the book, namely the relationships between crime, inequalities, criminal and social justice and the distinctiveness or otherwise of Scottish criminal justice. It aims to provide an opportunity for informed debate and discussion about what are the strengths of criminal justice in Scotland ? What are the main problems with it – and what changes are desirable – and achievable?  

    Try this free course

    Free course

    2 hrs

  • Critical reflections on Linwood's 'new era'

    Critical reflections on Linwood's 'new era'

    This learning resource has been created to support and stimulate further discussion arising from a seminar held at Reid Kerr College, Paisley on 9th March 2011 entitled "Rootes to Peugeot Talbot: critical reflections on Linwood's 'new era'." This seminar was led by Dr Alison Gilmour, Associate Lecturer at The Open University in Scotland. The event was jointly supported by Reid Kerr College and The Open University in Scotland.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    1 hr

  • Darllen a wneud nodiadau (Reading and taking notes)

    Darllen a wneud nodiadau (Reading and taking notes)

    Mae darllen, gwrando a meddwl fel rhan o'ch astudiaeth yn aml yn mynd law yn llaw â gwneud nodiadau o ryw fath. Fe welwch fod sawl ffordd wahanol o ddarllen a sawl ffordd wahanol o wneud nodyn o rywbeth. Yn dibynnu ar eich sefyllfa, efallai y byddwch yn darllen yn fwy neu'n llai am rywbeth, neu efallai y byddwch yn canolbwyntio ar un adran benodol o lyfr. Efallai y byddwch yn gwneud nodiadau helaeth, yn nodi ond rhai geiriau yn unig, yn gwneud diagramau neu efallai na fyddwch yn gwneud nodiadau o gwbl. Yn yr uned hon byddwch yn cael arweiniad ar ba dechnegau i'w defnyddio a phryd i'w defnyddio.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    10 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Democratisation in Eastern Europe

    Democratisation in Eastern Europe

    This is an undergraduate level 2 course from the Faculty of Social Sciences presented between 1992 and 2001. The materials accessible here were recorded in 1999.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    1 hr

    Level 1 Introductory

  • Developing communities of eco business practice

    Developing communities of eco business practice

    This unit examines the development of eco-business practice and local eco-business communities and will outline the public, participatory and inclusive imperitives.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    4 hrs

    Level 1 Introductory

  • Developing yourself

    Developing yourself

    This unit is aimed at helping people new to studying. It covers some key skills and draws on other OpenLearn resources by linking to the appropriate elements. It's meant as a place to "dip in" and find the skills needed and has been created as part of a collaboration between Plymouth Services for Children and Young People, Marjon (University College Plymouth St Mark & St John) and The Open University in the South West

    Try this free course

    Free course

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Devro Leadership Framework

    Devro Leadership Framework

    This programme provides participants with an orientation of the integrated Leadership Framework, through a series of recorded presentations and individual exercises aimed at practising key techniques and consolidating knowledge.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    5 hrs

    Level 1 Introductory

  • Early professional development for teachers

    Early professional development for teachers

    This course was presented between 2001-2003, at postgraduate level. On completion of the course techers received the Certificate of Continuing Professional Development (Teaching and Learning), which could also count (30 points) towards the Master’s Programme in Education. The original course was suitable for teachers in the early stages of their careers who wanted to structure their continuing professional development. It was suitable for all subject teachers, and was designed in consultation with several curriculum associations.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    24+ hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Earth's physical resources: petroleum

    Earth's physical resources: petroleum

    The discovery of of the world's first major underground oilfield in Pennsylvania, USA in 1859 sparked the continuing era of the world's reliance on cheap energy from oil and gas. This unit begins by examining the geological characteristics of petroleum and the key ingredients necessary to form oil and gas accumulations. Then there is a brief description of industrial operations during the life cycle of an oilfield, starting with subsurface analysis and exploration drilling. The unit also highlights the role of safety and environmental management as an integral part of the petroleum business and concludes with a short review of global resources and non-conventional petroleum.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    12 hrs

    Level 1 Introductory

  • eAssessment with Moodle

    eAssessment with Moodle

    This unit describes the Open University's contribution to the Moodle Quiz module from 2006 through to 2014 and continuing.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    10 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Eating to win - Activity, diet and weight control

    Eating to win - Activity, diet and weight control

    This unit examines the importance of nutrition in physical activity, sport weight management. The role that physical activity has alongside nutrition in controlling body weight will be discussed, as will considerations for pre-and post-exercise nutrition and hydration.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    6 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Ecology

    Ecology

    Ecology is the study of how organisms interact with each other and with their environment – a truly vast area of biology. The original course examined the biological principles that are the basis for analysing and understanding ecological situations, and should give you some of the skills and knowledge needed by professional ecologists.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    24+ hrs

    Level 1 Introductory

  • Economics of Climate Change

    Economics of Climate Change

    This short unit explains how decisions are taken about allocating scarce resources in a market economy, and why such decisions may have potentially disastrous effects on the environment including the climate.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    2 hrs

    Level 1 Introductory

  • Educational management in action

    Educational management in action

    This course formed part of the master's programme in education, enabling teachers to develop the skills and understanding they needed to contribute to the improvement in the quality of education through investigating management issues and reflecting on professional practice, both their own and that of others. The final presentation of the course was February 2004, a 60 point course, at postgraduate level.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    24+ hrs

    Level 3 Advanced

  • Educational research in action

    Educational research in action

    This course was last presented in February 2007. The course was presented as part of the Masters in Education Programme as well as an element of the Doctorate in Education.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    24+ hrs

    Level 3 Advanced

  • Effective leadership and management in education

    Effective leadership and management in education

    The module provided here was last presented in February 2002. The module formed part of a masters programme in education and is based on the premise that all who are involved in teaching and learning can have a role in educational leadership.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    24+ hrs

    Level 3 Advanced

  • Elements of statistics

    Elements of statistics

    This was the core text for students of the Open University’s practical introductory course on statistics, M246 Elements of Statistics. Written to support self-study it provides an excellent foundation in statistics.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    24+ hrs

    Level 1 Introductory

  • Energy options for the future

    Energy options for the future

    This unit will explore how both renewable and non-renewable energy sources may contribute to our energy future within a context of a need to meet carbon reduction targets. It will review current energy sources and technologies and their limitations and then explore future possibilities, a hydrogen economy, the use of nuclear energy and carbon capture.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    2 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Engineering mechanics: solids

    Engineering mechanics: solids

    These materials comprise the core teaching text of T235, which is an introductory course to mechanical/aeronautical/materials engineering. Engineering mechanics: solids was last presented in 2003.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    24+ hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Environment: Treading lightly on the Earth

    Environment: Treading lightly on the Earth

    This unit focuses on the problem of green-house gas emissions, especially carbon dioxide, and explores what you can do to lighten those emissions to help reduce the rate of climate change.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    15 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • EPOCH Psychology history timeline

    EPOCH Psychology history timeline

    This unit uses an interactive resource (EPoCH) to gain a better sense of how the historical and social context influences psychological inquiry. You will examine the different methods used by psychologists to investigate human behaviour and learn to identify the different perspectives that exist in psychology.

    Try this free course

    Free course

    10 hrs

    Level 1 Introductory

Page 1 of 4