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  • NEWS: OpenLearn Create upgrade

    NEWS: OpenLearn Create upgrade

    Scheduled OpenLearn Create upgrade

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  • Escrita e Autoria na Era Digital

    Escrita e Autoria na Era Digital

    Esta atividade discute a importância da autoria na era digital e abre um espaço de reflexão sobre o futuro da tecnologia para apoiar e avaliar habilidades de escrita

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    1 hr

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Quality and Relevency of Open Education Resources

    Quality and Relevency of Open Education Resources

    Discussing the future of education and the hand that open education resources will play in the years to come, simultaneously improving its reliability.

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  • Finding Reason – How Open Education Will Spark a New Educational Revolution

    Finding Reason – How Open Education Will Spark a New Educational Revolution

    There is continuous argument that online education cannot compete with the experience of learning in a class room.

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  • Introdução ao Judaísmo - Módulo 1

    Introdução ao Judaísmo - Módulo 1

    O curso tem o objetivo de fornecer aos participantes um panorama sobre os principais aspectos que caracterizam o judaísmo do ponto de vista religioso, cultural, histórico, filosófico e ético.

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    24+ hrs

    Level 1 Introductory

  • Exam Preparation Tips

    Exam Preparation Tips

    Are you feeling a little bit anxious about the upcoming exams? The longer you wait for an exam, the more stressful you become. This is exactly what makes exams so intimidating. If it’s your first time preparing for a test, you may have more difficulties due to the lack of experience and practical skills. To fully understand how to study for a test, read these tips and do it like a pro.

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  • Creating an open and accepting elementary education environment

    Creating an open and accepting elementary education environment

    Creating an engaging atmosphere where students feel confident in asking questions and expressing their thoughts and feelings is more conducive to learning, retaining information and academic success in the long run.

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  • A practical guide to UK human rights and discrimination law

    A practical guide to UK human rights and discrimination law

    This course has been designed to give a practical introduction to UK human rights and discrimination law.

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    5 hrs

    Level 1 Introductory

  • Lubricants: Optimum selection and usage

    Lubricants: Optimum selection and usage

    This course is intended to assist in ensuring that wind turbines function effectively and smoothly, maximising energy generation across the whole life of the asset, and helping reduce the levelised cost of energy.

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    1 hr

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Arabic For Foreigners (Beginners)

    Arabic For Foreigners (Beginners)

    The project will produce a new teaching material and methodology for teaching Arabic for non-Arabic speaker especially with latent language mother tongue.

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    14 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Making Sense of Open Education

    Making Sense of Open Education

    This course is designed as an Introductory-level course for participants to learn more about open education, open educational resources (OER), and open educational practices (OEP) in a post-secondary context. Any interested global participant is invited to join. The course is also part of a doctoral research study by the lead facilitator Jenni Hayman.The first live version of the course will run from June 1 - 15, 2018. Preliminary course content will become available on May 27 and sections of the course will be released on a daily basis from June 1. We can't wait to meet you!

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    8 hrs

    Level 1 Introductory

  • Open Networking Lab (pilot)

    Open Networking Lab (pilot)

    In this course you will learn about the technologies and techniques that allow computers, tablets, smartphones and other devices to communicate with each other over networks (including the internet).

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    4 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Astronomy for Development

    Astronomy for Development

    This course is designed to provide a helping hand to anyone who intends to submit an application to the OAD Call for Proposals. It provides a brief introduction to Astronomy for Development and introduces the participant to the OAD project cycle, from needs analysis to monitoring and evaluation.

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    2 hrs

    Level 1 Introductory

  • Como construir um Estado da Arte?

    Como construir um Estado da Arte?

    Este curso tem por objetivo apresentar dicas de como construir o seu 1° Estado da Arte.O curso tem duração de 9 horas, distribuídas em 3 módulos:1 - Introdução;2 - Atividade 13 - Atividade 2

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    9 hrs

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  • Lingo Flamingo tutor training programme

    Lingo Flamingo tutor training programme

    Tutor training course for volunteers teaching older people languages in community centres, care homes and other community spaces Teaching Languages with Older People is a free online module developed to complement the Lingo Flamingo tutor training programme for dementia and inclusive practice. This free module aims to provide tutors with an awareness of what dementia is, how it may impact on individual learners and how it can be supported within inclusive Language learning sessions. A specific focus will lie on the planning, delivery and evaluation of suitable Language learning sessions for older people. Current research as well as regional and national dementia initiatives will also feature in this module. The module may also be of interest if you work in the voluntary sector or simply have an interest in teaching Languages with older people.   Introduction: Teaching Languages with Older People If you complete the module, you will receive a digital badge

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    24+ hrs

    Level 1 Introductory

  • Translation (Arabic-English)

    Translation (Arabic-English)

    This course aims at teaching students some techniques for translating texts between Arabic and English. It also provides some translated texts, detecting translation errors, translating some culture-specific idioms, expressions.

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    24+ hrs

    Level 2 Intermediate

  • Listening and Presenting - Assignment submission

    Listening and Presenting - Assignment submission

    This is to allow learners on the FutureLearn course 'Listening and presenting: Learning English for Academic Purposes' submit draft and final assignments.

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    1 hr

    Level 0 Beginner

  • 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.

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    24+ hrs

    Level 3 Advanced

  • 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.

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    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.

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    3 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Girls' Access to Education (GATE) Sierra Leone

    Girls' Access to Education (GATE) Sierra Leone

    GATE seeks to support marginalized girls and children with disabilities to reach their learning potential and transition from primary to secondary education and beyond. The Open University is helping young women who have dropped out of school pass their secondary exam and become primary school teachers and role models for school girls.

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    24+ hrs

    Level 1 Introductory

  • KGIS Scholarship Programme in Malawi

    KGIS Scholarship Programme in Malawi

    An 18 month study programme to prepare for Malawi national senior secondary exams (MSCE) in English, Maths, Physical Science and Biology, alongside a formative school experience placement as a Teaching Assistant.

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    24+ hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Learning to (Re)Use Open Educational Resources

    Learning to (Re)Use Open Educational Resources

    This open course will guide participants through the discovery, use and reuse of open educational resources (OER) for teaching purposes in all sectors of education. Together we will explore approaches to selecting and using materials that have been created by others, unpack the process of adaptation and discuss sharing and networking. This course will be highly attractive to both those who want to start using OER in their teaching and those who are already users but who are looking for an opportunity to create and share their own teaching resources for teaching.

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    12 hrs

    Level 1 Introductory

  • Getting ready to study Design and Innovation

    Getting ready to study Design and Innovation

    This unit is aimed at people who are thinking about studying or enrolled to study Design and Innovation at the Open University.

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    1 hr

    Level 0 Beginner

  • How to become an online facilitator

    How to become an online facilitator

    This course is for anybody who would like to become a facilitator on an open online course. You'll be introduced to concepts and ideas as how best to engage with learners, encourage conversation, and identify good practice for responding to learners online.

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    5 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Collaborative Leadership Forum

    Collaborative Leadership Forum

    Forum for Collaborative Leadership BOC

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  • 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.

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    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.

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    1 hr

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Learning to code (course files)

    Learning to code (course files)

    This page holds the files for use with the FutureLearn course Learning to code.

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    1 hr

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Natural and Social Sciences

    Natural and Social Sciences

    This project aims to support and provide practice in Natural and Social Sciences for primary school children. For now, it is composed of two sections: one for G4 (Y5) pupils and another for G6 (Y7) pupils. These blocks are designed to complement the pupils' homework.

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    24+ hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Teaching University Chemistry in an International Context

    Teaching University Chemistry in an International Context

    A project of the European Chemistry Thematic Network.

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    24+ hrs

    Level 3 Advanced

  • Learning through reflective practice

    Learning through reflective practice

    This course is for students who are about to start on the first module of the Professional Certificate in Management: B628/BZX628 Managing and Managing People. This short course is an introduction to reflection for learning in professional settings.

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    6 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Prépa Mises au Point 2015

    Prépa Mises au Point 2015

    A short programme of activities that would help French Level 2 students practise their language skills and prepare for Level 3 study.

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    3 hrs

    Level 2 Intermediate

  • Handbook for Validated Awards 2015-2016

    Handbook for Validated Awards 2015-2016

    Handbook for Validated Awards

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    2 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • How to use OpenLearn Create

    How to use OpenLearn Create

    How to create Open Educational Resources in OpenLearn Create

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    2 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Graded Online Maths

    Graded Online Maths

    This project aims to provide practice in basic arithmetic for primary school children, while making it easy for teachers to track their progress. It is composed of the following blocks: Addition Subtraction Multiplication Division Mixed operations Fractions Geometry Unit conversion These blocks are designed to complement the pupils' homework. All drills are graded according to difficulty and can be done as many times as wished. The letters in their names are self-explanatory.

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    1 hr

    Level 0 Beginner

  • OpenLearn Learner Guide for Social Partnerships Network

    OpenLearn Learner Guide for Social Partnerships Network

    This course will introduce you to the Open University’s OpenLearn platform, how you can use OpenLearn to support learning and how to identify resources of particular relevance to your students. This OpenLearn Learner Guide has been developed as part of the OU Social Partnerships Network.

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  • Multimedia Advocacy: Making plans with people with learning disabilities

    Multimedia Advocacy: Making plans with people with learning disabilities

    Introducing Multimedia Advocacy support for people with learning disabilities. You are provided with a background to the approach and software to develop multimedia materials. Three case studies are presented. These look at the use of multimedia advocacy in: • Education, Health and Care Plans • Telling personal histories • Everyday classroom practice

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    2 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • SCIENCE-PG Science Postgraduate Programme at the Open University

    SCIENCE-PG Science Postgraduate Programme at the Open University

    Online resources showcasing current taught postgraduate qualifications in Science at the Open University, with Open Online Events ('Open Days') to be held 2-3 times each year, where enquirers can interact with academics and team members on the Science Postgraduate Programme ~ 3 Hours per 'session'

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    3 hrs

    Level 3 Advanced

  • French Boot Camp 2014

    French Boot Camp 2014

    This space is for the French Boot Camp 2014 (Intermediate Learners)

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    1 hr

    Level 1 Introductory

  • French Boot Camp 2015

    French Boot Camp 2015

    This space is for the French Boot Camp 2015 (Intermediate Learners)

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    1 hr

    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.

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    5 hrs

    Level 1 Introductory

  • Save the Children – Advocacy and Campaigning

    Save the Children – Advocacy and Campaigning

    This course provides a series of 15 training units to be used by charity workers.

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    10 hrs

    Level 1 Introductory

  • 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

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    10 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Partner scholarship network

    Partner scholarship network

    This site is for partner institutions wishing to share ideas related to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

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    1 hr

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Practitioner Research

    Practitioner Research

    This module is designed to help anyone interested in researching their own practice and who are looking for practical guidance on how to conduct a practitioner research project. You will find information and guidance on the practitioner research process from the initial stages of identifying an issue to research through to disseminating your work at conferences, reports and journal articles. Examples of practitioner research are constantly being sought so if you have or know of any practitioner research, particularly where different research methods have been used and are clearly described, please get in touch.

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    1 hr

    Level 0 Beginner

  • London Centre for Languages and Cultures (LCLC)

    London Centre for Languages and Cultures (LCLC)

    LCLC is intended to encourage and promote the study of languages which are traditionally less popular choices for university applicants from disadvantaged backgrounds. The languages included in the programme for the new centre are Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Persian, Portuguese and Spanish, as well as a focus on applied linguistics.

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    5 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • How Global are you?

    How Global are you?

    How global are you? This MOOC enables participants to understand intercultural competence in the workplace. Participants will audit their intercultural skills and personal qualities, and plan how to develop them further.

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    20 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Observing the Night Sky: What next?

    Observing the Night Sky: What next?

    This short course is designed as a follow on to observing evenings, planetarium shows or astronomy events run by the South East Physics Network (SEPnet). However, it can also be used as a stand-alone course. The course is designed to take your knowledge further and enhance your experience about the night sky and explore other places where you can find out more.

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    10 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Hands–on Moodle Quiz

    Hands–on Moodle Quiz

    A short course on the Moodle Quiz.

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    20 hrs

    Level 1 Introductory

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