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Being an OU student free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

Education & Development

Being an OU student

The induction course for new OU students, covering the essentials for starting your undergraduate studies.

Free course
12 hrs
Am I ready to be a distance learner? free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Education & Development

Am I ready to be a distance learner?

Distance learning can open up opportunities for study. You might have not studied for a while, you might be returning to education, or you might not have had the chance to study at a higher level before. This free course, Am I ready to be a distance learner?, will help to boost your confidence. You'll explore useful skills so you can discover ...

Free course
3 hrs
English: skills for learning free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

Education & Development

English: skills for learning

Develop the English reading and writing skills needed for university success.

Free course
24 hrs
Everyday English 1 free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Languages

Everyday English 1

This free course, Everyday English 1, will develop and improve your essential speaking and listening, reading and writing skills for work, study and everyday life.

Free course
48 hrs
Everyday English 2 free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Languages

Everyday English 2

This free course, Everyday English 2, will inspire you to improve your current English skills and help you to communicate more effectively in everyday work and life.

Free course
48 hrs
How to learn a language free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

Languages

How to learn a language

Learn about the concepts and skills required to learn languages successfully. This free course, How to learn a language, introduces the skills and strategies for language learning, setting realistic goals when learning languages and keeping motivated, practise speaking skills and vocabulary learning strategies. It will enable you to evaluate ...

Free course
24 hrs
Digital skills: succeeding in a digital world free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

Digital & Computing

Digital skills: succeeding in a digital world

This free course, Digital skills: succeeding in a digital world, will develop your confidence and skills for life online, whether study, work or everyday life. It explores a range of digital skills and practices, including digital identity, digital well-being, staying safe and legal, finding and using information and online tools, and dealing ...

Free course
24 hrs
Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century

This free course, Preparing for your digital life in the 21st Century, provides a general overview of how digital technology has come to dominate virtually every aspect of the modern world and some guidance on how to prepare for this digital life. It also provides a more detailed explanation of the internal structure and workings of a typical ...

Free course
10 hrs
Take your teaching online free course icon level 2: intermediate icon Badge icon

Education & Development

Take your teaching online

In this free course, Take your teaching online, you will gain knowledge fundamental to delivering effective teaching online. You will hear about the experiences of real educators, be introduced to cutting edge research, and understand the ideas and tools that shape how we teach and learn online. You will also learn useful methods that will ...

Free course
24 hrs
Describing language free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

Languages

Describing language

This free course introduces you to the basics of describing language. Using examples from English, you’ll learn how words are built, how they fit together to make sentences, and what labels like noun, verb and adjective mean. You’ll see how language patterns in regular ways and how the meaning of a sentence is more than the sum of its parts. ...

Free course
24 hrs
Becoming an ethical researcher free course icon level 3: advanced icon Badge icon

Education & Development

Becoming an ethical researcher

This free course, Becoming an ethical researcher, explores the ethics of planning, carrying out and reporting research which involves human participants. It will sensitise you to issues that a researcher should consider to support ethical and well-justified decision-making. A wide variety of research scenarios will be used to stimulate ...

Free course
18 hrs
All my own work: exploring academic integrity free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

Education & Development

All my own work: exploring academic integrity

Are you currently studying? This free course, All my own work: exploring academic integrity, is designed to help you build confidence in producing your own work for academic purposes. You will explore what plagiarism is and how to avoid it, and learn how and when to reference. The course also includes an interactive to work through, which will ...

Free course
6 hrs