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Panic attacks: what they are and what to do about them free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Panic attacks: what they are and what to do about them

Panic attacks: what they are and what to do about them is a free course that should be helpful to anyone who experiences panic or panic attacks, for their family and friends, and anyone more generally interested in mental health and mental health treatment. The course starts by exploring formal definitions of panic and panic attack. These ...

Free course
3 hrs
Internet of everything free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Digital & Computing

Internet of everything

The internet of everything (IoE) is the networked connection of people, process, data and things. As more people, data and things come online, we develop processes to harness the vast amounts of information being generated by all these connected people and things. The goal of this free course is to introduce you to fundamental concepts and ...

Free course
15 hrs
Introduction to law in Wales free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

History & The Arts

Introduction to law in Wales

This free course, Introduction to law in Wales, gives a brief overview of the legal history in Wales from the 12th century, followed by an overview of devolution and referendums, the law making powers of the Welsh Assembly and the possible future for legal Wales.

Free course
8 hrs
Attachment in the early years free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Education & Development

Attachment in the early years

This free course, Attachment in the early years, covers theory and research in the area of attachment in early childhood. In the 1950s, John Bowlby was the first person to develop a theory about the significance of early attachments between caregivers and very young children. His work has stimulated a massive and very productive field of ...

Free course
6 hrs
Methodism in Wales, 1730–1850 free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

History & The Arts

Methodism in Wales, 1730–1850

In this free course, Methodism in Wales, 1730–1850, you will learn about a neglected strand of Welsh history and identity. By the mid-nineteenth century, Calvinistic Methodism had become the most popular religious denomination in Wales and a mainstay of Welsh national identity. Where did this new form of religion come from? Why did it become so ...

Free course
4 hrs
Mindfulness in mental health and prison settings free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Mindfulness in mental health and prison settings

This free course, Mindfulness in mental health and prison settings, introduces the key ideas and practices of mindfulness, describes how it is helping counselling clients and prisoners, and also looks at some of the criticisms mindfulness has received in recent years.

Free course
10 hrs
About OpenLearn Wales article icon

OpenLearn Cymru Wales

About OpenLearn Wales

A collection of free online educational resources developed and curated by The Open University in Wales.

Article
10 mins
Using voluntary work to get ahead in the job market free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Money & Business

Using voluntary work to get ahead in the job market

This free course, Using voluntary work to get ahead in the job market, explores how engaging in voluntary work can enhance your employment opportunities

Free course
12 hrs
Starting with psychology free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Starting with psychology

The most 'important and greatest puzzle' we face as humans is ourselves (Boring, 1950, p. 56). Humans are a puzzle, one that is complex, subtle and multi-layered, and it gets even more complicated as we evolve over time and change within different contexts. When answering the question 'what makes us who we are?' psychologists put forward a ...

Free course
5 hrs
Exercise and mental health free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

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 side effects. Exercise is an alternative treatment that is low cost and has few side effects. In this free course, Exercise and mental health, we will look at the links between exercise and improved ...

Free course
2 hrs
An introduction to social work in Wales free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

An introduction to social work in Wales

Respecting the individuality of each person is a central value of social work but, as the term suggests, social work is not only about individual perspectives: it also takes place in a social context. Society, demography, geography, national legislation, national policy, and language all play an important part, both in the lives of service users...

Free course
10 hrs
Aberdulais Falls: a case study in Welsh heritage free course icon level 1: introductory icon

History & The Arts

Aberdulais Falls: a case study in Welsh heritage

This free course, Aberdulais Falls: a case study in Welsh heritage, looks at the Aberdulais Falls in Wales, and considers the key issues affecting the decision-making of the bodies which are responsible for looking after our heritage. We examine the heritage debates: who decides what should be preserved from the past as our heritage, who is this...

Free course
2 hrs