Skip to content

Filter pages by:

More filter options

Explore.
Watch, listen, debate & discover with our experts

RSS Icon
  • After Manchester: The strength of the city

    Even as it coped with the shock, Manchester and its people displayed their strength of character. Caroline Cheetham tells how a Northern city rallied in the streets, and on social media.

    Read now: After Manchester: The strength of the city about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 May 2017

  • After Manchester: The strength of the city

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 May 2017
    Even as it coped with the shock, Manchester and its people displayed their strength of character. Caroline Cheetham tells how a Northern city rallied in the...
  • If Wannacry caused so much disruption, how come it raised so little money?

    Hundreds of thousands of computers locked across the globe - but Wannacry raised less than other ransomware attacks. Bill Buchanan explains why.

    Read now: If Wannacry caused so much disruption, how come it raised so little money? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 May 2017

  • If Wannacry caused so much disruption, how come it raised so little money?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 May 2017
    Hundreds of thousands of computers locked across the globe - but Wannacry raised less than other ransomware attacks. Bill Buchanan explains why.
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: rawpixel

    Learning to swim in murky seas: Exploitation of the Electorate via Social Media

    By Dr Volker Patent

    Learn psychological self-defence and start resisting the dark arts of political communication, in Volker Patent’s second article on Brexit and the General Election

    Read now: Learning to swim in murky seas: Exploitation of the Electorate via Social Media about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    19 May 2017

  • Learning to swim in murky seas: Exploitation of the Electorate via Social Media

    Learning to swim in murky seas: Exploitation of the Electorate via Social Media Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: rawpixel
    Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 19 May 2017
    Learn psychological self-defence and start resisting the dark arts of political communication, in Volker Patent’s second article on Brexit and the General...
  • Seeing the internet

    By Professor Gillian Rose

    How do we see the internet? Gillian Rose explores why some artists and campaigners think it's important that the internet is made more visible.

    Read now: Seeing the internet about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 May 2017

  • Seeing the internet

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 18 May 2017
    How do we see the internet? Gillian Rose explores why some artists and campaigners think it's important that the internet is made more visible.
  • Creative commons image Icon Sam Javanrouh under CC BY-NC 2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license

    What are your chances during a zombie apocalypse?

    By Dr Neil Smith

    According to mathematics we'd all die in a zombie apocalypse but nature and computer science offer us more optimistic outcomes. 

    Read now: What are your chances during a zombie apocalypse? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    Updated on:

    18 May 2017

  • What are your chances during a zombie apocalypse?

    What are your chances during a zombie apocalypse? Creative commons image Icon Sam Javanrouh under CC BY-NC 2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license
    Updated 18 May 2017
    According to mathematics we'd all die in a zombie apocalypse but nature and computer science offer us more optimistic outcomes. 
  • Has media literacy become self-destructive?

    By Danah Boyd

    Danah Boyd, founder of Data & Society, asks if American society has become too distrustful of experts

    Read now: Has media literacy become self-destructive? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 May 2017

  • Has media literacy become self-destructive?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 May 2017
    Danah Boyd, founder of Data & Society, asks if American society has become too distrustful of experts
  • Should the NHS have been better prepared for the cyber-highwaymen?

    The Wannacry malware attack which locked down vital systems throughout much of the NHS on Friday was preventable, explains Conor Deane-McKenna.

    Read now: Should the NHS have been better prepared for the cyber-highwaymen? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 May 2017

  • Should the NHS have been better prepared for the cyber-highwaymen?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 May 2017
    The Wannacry malware attack which locked down vital systems throughout much of the NHS on Friday was preventable, explains Conor Deane-McKenna.
  • How the ZX Spectrum and ZX81 shaped Frank Sidebottom

    Rhys James Jones traces the legendary Frank Sidebottom's roots back to the early days of home computing. (When "computing" was a thing you did, and doing it at home was especially noteworthy.)

    Read now: How the ZX Spectrum and ZX81 shaped Frank Sidebottom about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Apr 2017

  • How the ZX Spectrum and ZX81 shaped Frank Sidebottom

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Apr 2017
    Rhys James Jones traces the legendary Frank Sidebottom's roots back to the early days of home computing. (When "computing" was a thing you did, and doing it...
  • Why are many African governments wary of social media?

    Much as in Europe, governments in Africa are nervous about how social media might influence the population. Charlotte Cross explores an difficult relationship.

    Read now: Why are many African governments wary of social media? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Apr 2017

  • Why are many African governments wary of social media?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Apr 2017
    Much as in Europe, governments in Africa are nervous about how social media might influence the population. Charlotte Cross explores an difficult...
  • Creative commons image Icon hansol under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license

    Porn licensing isn't the answer

    By Andrew Smith

    The UK government thinks children can be protected from web porn by building barriers. Good luck with that, says Andrew Smith.

    Read now: Porn licensing isn't the answer about Managing projects through people

    Article

    Updated on:

    30 Mar 2017

  • Porn licensing isn't the answer

    Porn licensing isn't the answer Creative commons image Icon hansol under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
    Updated 30 Mar 2017
    The UK government thinks children can be protected from web porn by building barriers. Good luck with that, says Andrew Smith.
  • Reporting in the fog of an attack

    By Richard Sambrook

    As Channel 4 News showed following the Westminster attacks, it can be easy for even the best journalists to slip up covering a fast-moving story. 

    Read now: Reporting in the fog of an attack about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Mar 2017

  • Reporting in the fog of an attack

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Mar 2017
    As Channel 4 News showed following the Westminster attacks, it can be easy for even the best journalists to slip up covering a fast-moving story. 
  • What's up with Whatsapp - and should we weaken its security?

    Following the murders in Westminster, UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd appeared to demand that Whatsapp and other messaging systems provide government with a backdoor to listen in. But how does Whatsapp keep users' secrets - and should we be telling...

    Read now: What's up with Whatsapp - and should we weaken its security? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Mar 2017

  • What's up with Whatsapp - and should we weaken its security?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Mar 2017
    Following the murders in Westminster, UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd appeared to demand that Whatsapp and other messaging systems provide government with a...
  • Hound hub

    By The OpenLearn team

    Love labradors? Potty about poodles? Explore the Hound hub to find out more about our furry friends.

    Read now: Hound hub about Managing projects through people

    Article

    Updated on:

    14 Mar 2017

  • Hound hub

    Updated 14 Mar 2017
    Love labradors? Potty about poodles? Explore the Hound hub to find out more about our furry friends.
  • Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Beachbrains

    By Jon hall

    Ever tried to picture how many neurons we have inside our brain but can't envisage it? Use this busy beach analogy to help you understand the brain: 

    Read now: Beachbrains about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Mar 2017

  • Beachbrains

    Beachbrains Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 10 Mar 2017
    Ever tried to picture how many neurons we have inside our brain but can't envisage it? Use this busy beach analogy to help you understand the brain:...
  • The Switch tells us a lot about Nintendo

    Nintendo's new console, the Switch, makes perfect sense in light of the company's history, says Brendan Cassidy.

    Watch now: The Switch tells us a lot about Nintendo about Managing projects through people

    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Mar 2017

  • The Switch tells us a lot about Nintendo

    Featuring: Video Video
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Mar 2017
    Nintendo's new console, the Switch, makes perfect sense in light of the company's history, says Brendan Cassidy.
  • Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Feb 2017

  • What is inclusive design and how are Microsoft using it to make the XBox better?

    Featuring: Video Video
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Feb 2017
    In this short video, Microsoft's XBox team explain how they used inclusive design to improve everyone's social gaming experience.
  • How is the internet helping ensure parliamentary accountability in Bangladesh?

    By Rezwan

    Although Bangladeshi MPs are slow to adopt Facebook and other methods of directy communication with constituents, a new service is closing the gap between representatives and the people.

    Read now: How is the internet helping ensure parliamentary accountability in Bangladesh? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Feb 2017

  • How is the internet helping ensure parliamentary accountability in Bangladesh?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Feb 2017
    By Rezwan
    Although Bangladeshi MPs are slow to adopt Facebook and other methods of directy communication with constituents, a new service is closing the gap between...
  • Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: US Capitol

    Should Trump's tweets be a matter of record?

    When the President deletes a tweet, he's wiping out material of value to historians. Potentially. Shontavia Johnson explains what's at risk.

    Read now: Should Trump's tweets be a matter of record? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Feb 2017

  • Should Trump's tweets be a matter of record?

    Should Trump's tweets be a matter of record? Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: US Capitol
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Feb 2017
    When the President deletes a tweet, he's wiping out material of value to historians. Potentially. Shontavia Johnson explains what's at risk.
  • Can we overcome cyber-fatigue to secure ourselves online?

    By Dr Richard Forno

    Richard Forno says focusing on short-term fixes might make us too exhausted to shape a long term solution to the challenges of cybersecurity.

    Read now: Can we overcome cyber-fatigue to secure ourselves online? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Jan 2017

  • Can we overcome cyber-fatigue to secure ourselves online?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Jan 2017
    Richard Forno says focusing on short-term fixes might make us too exhausted to shape a long term solution to the challenges of cybersecurity.
  • Is Tinder changing the way the world dates?

    By Livia Gerber

    Research suggests that - far from taking the anxiety out of dating - apps like Tinder introduce a new set of worries.

    Read now: Is Tinder changing the way the world dates? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Jan 2017

  • Is Tinder changing the way the world dates?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Jan 2017
    Research suggests that - far from taking the anxiety out of dating - apps like Tinder introduce a new set of worries.
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: BBC

    What happens when you fall ill on a plane?

    If you get sick during a plane flight, the doctors treating you will most likely be thousands of miles away. 

    Watch now: What happens when you fall ill on a plane? about Managing projects through people

    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Jan 2017

  • What happens when you fall ill on a plane?

    Featuring: Video Video
    What happens when you fall ill on a plane? Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jan 2017
    If you get sick during a plane flight, the doctors treating you will most likely be thousands of miles away. 
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: iStock
    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Jan 2017

  • Fake news, filter bubbles and Facebook

    Fake news, filter bubbles and Facebook Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: iStock
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Jan 2017
    Who's to blame for the rapid spread of fake news in social media site Facebook?
  • Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Priwo

    OpenLearn Live: 14th December 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Why are decisions about oil production made in a country without a significant oil industry?; how Podesta's emails were phished, and A poet reads her own work. Learning and research from across the day.

    Read now: OpenLearn Live: 14th December 2016 about Managing projects through people

    Article

    Updated on:

    14 Dec 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 14th December 2016

    OpenLearn Live: 14th December 2016 Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Priwo
    Updated 14 Dec 2016
    Why are decisions about oil production made in a country without a significant oil industry?; how Podesta's emails were phished, and A poet reads her...
  • Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: stevepb

    What is a password manager - and should I be using one?

    Password managers can make keeping track of your online security a little easier. But are the downsides to using them?

    Read now: What is a password manager - and should I be using one? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Nov 2016

  • What is a password manager - and should I be using one?

    What is a password manager - and should I be using one? Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: stevepb
    Introductory level Updated 30 Nov 2016
    Password managers can make keeping track of your online security a little easier. But are the downsides to using them?
  • OpenLearn Live: 25th November 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Autumn on Mars; quantum computing; children caring for parents with Parkinsons. Learning and research from across the day.

    Watch now: OpenLearn Live: 25th November 2016 about Managing projects through people

    Video

    Updated on:

    25 Nov 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 25th November 2016

    Featuring: Video Video
    Updated 25 Nov 2016
    Autumn on Mars; quantum computing; children caring for parents with Parkinsons. Learning and research from across the day.

    Free OpenLearn courses.
    Free extracts from OU course materials

    RSS Icon
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission

    Models and modelling

    Models are mechanisms for communication This free course Models and modelling looks at what a model is and what the process of modelling is about The techniques discussed here are applicable to a wide range of systems and have one thing in common they are all commonly used diagramming techniques The five techniques are data flow diagrams use case modelling activity diagrams entityrelationship diagrams and state machines

    Learn: Models and modelling more

    Free course

    14 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    22 Jul 2019

  • Models and modelling

    Free Course Free Course
    Models and modelling Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 14 hours Updated 22 Jul 2019
    Models are mechanisms for communication. This free course, Models and modelling,...
  • In-car technology: are we being sold a false sense of security?

    By Dr Gemma Briggs

    Our new cars come equipped with technology to read out text messages and let us use voice commands to make phone calls. Allocating attention to other tasks, can lead to our driving performance suffering and putting lives at risk.

    Read now: In-car technology: are we being sold a false sense of security? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Jul 2019

  • In-car technology: are we being sold a false sense of security?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Jul 2019
    Our new cars come equipped with technology to read out text messages and let us use voice commands to make phone calls. Allocating attention to other tasks,...
  • Hands-free phone tech is dangerous - so why do car firms still promote it?

    By Dr Gemma Briggs

    Using a hands free phone while driving is as dangerous as holding a phone - and yet they're marketed as a desirable extra. Dr Gemma Briggs wonders why.

    Read now: Hands-free phone tech is dangerous - so why do car firms still promote it? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Jul 2019

  • Hands-free phone tech is dangerous - so why do car firms still promote it?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jul 2019
    Using a hands free phone while driving is as dangerous as holding a phone - and yet they're marketed as a desirable extra. Dr Gemma Briggs wonders why.
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission

    Systems thinking and practice

    What is systems thinking and practice The essence of systems thinking and practice is in seeing the world in a particular way because how you see things affects the way you approach situations or undertake specific tasks This free course will help you to learn about the problems of defining a system and meet some of the key concepts used in systems theory boundary environment positive and negative feedback etc

    Learn: Systems thinking and practice more

    Free course

    8 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    27 Jun 2019

  • Systems thinking and practice

    Free Course Free Course
    Systems thinking and practice Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 27 Jun 2019
    What is systems thinking and practice? The essence of systems thinking and...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission

    Presenting information

    Tables and charts are a great way to present numerical information in a clear and concise form This free course Presenting information explains how to use the Windows calculator to carry out basic operations and calculate percentages You will then learn how to use charts and tables to represent and interpret information

    Learn: Presenting information more

    Free course

    3 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Jun 2019

  • Presenting information

    Free Course Free Course
    Presenting information Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 3 hours Updated 21 Jun 2019
    Tables and charts are a great way to present numerical information in a clear and...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission

    Visualisation: Visual representations of data and information

    Modern society is often referred to as the information society but how can we make sense of all the information we are bombarded with In this free course Visualisation Visual representations of data and information you will learn how to interpret and in some cases create visual representations of data and information that help us to see things in a different way

    Learn: Visualisation: Visual representations of data and information more

    Free course

    8 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    11 Jun 2019

  • Visualisation: Visual representations of data and information

    Free Course Free Course
    Visualisation: Visual representations of data and information Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 11 Jun 2019
    Modern society is often referred to as 'the information society' - but how can we...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission

    Using numbers and handling data

    You might not realise it but maths is an essential component of healthcare In fact sloppy calculations can have fatal consequences This free course Using numbers and handling data is designed for those contemplating a future in the health services industry

    Learn: Using numbers and handling data more

    Free course

    12 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Jun 2019

  • Using numbers and handling data

    Free Course Free Course Featuring: Audio Audio Activity Activity
    Using numbers and handling data Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 10 Jun 2019
    You might not realise it, but maths is an essential component of healthcare. In...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: © Exdez/Getty Images

    Successful IT systems

    Information technology IT systems are a critical part of our world in business and the public and voluntary sectors They are often highly complex and interconnected combinations of technology organisations and people Success and failure of IT systems can be seen in many different settings Many are highly successful others fail sometimes spectacularly This free course focuses on success to help you understand what is meant by a successful IT system

    Learn: Successful IT systems more

    Free course

    9 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    07 Jun 2019

  • Successful IT systems

    Free Course Free Course
    Successful IT systems Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: © Exdez/Getty Images
    Advanced level Duration 9 hours Updated 07 Jun 2019
    Information technology (IT) systems are a critical part of our world, in business...
  • 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 about what people have actually done This free course Digital forensics is an introduction to computer forensics and investigation and provides a taster in understanding how to conduct investigations to correctly gather analyse and present digital evidence to both business and legal audiences It also outlines the tools to locate and analyse digital evidence on a variety of devices how to keep up to date with changing technologies and laws and regulations in digital forensics

    Learn: Digital forensics more

    Free course

    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    06 Jun 2019

  • Digital forensics

    Free Course Free Course Featuring: Video Video
    Digital forensics
    Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 06 Jun 2019
    Digital evidence features in just about every part of our personal and business...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission

    Themes and theories for working in virtual project teams

    This free course Themes and theories for working in virtual project teams offers an introduction to working in virtual project teams It explains the terms and concepts related to teams and projects and highlights the complexity around the interaction of people and technology

    Learn: Themes and theories for working in virtual project teams more

    Free course

    4 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    30 May 2019

  • Themes and theories for working in virtual project teams

    Free Course Free Course
    Themes and theories for working in virtual project teams Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 4 hours Updated 30 May 2019
    This free course, Themes and theories for working in virtual project teams, offers...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: ANDRZEJ DUDZINSKI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Universal Images Group

    Technological innovation: a resource-based view

    This free course Technological innovation a resourcebased view aims to provide you with an overview and introduction to a range of related concepts ideas and debates which enable you to develop a critical understanding of capabilities in relation to technological innovation It will enable you to develop a critical understanding of the development management and application of some of the most important capabilities for technological innovation

    Learn: Technological innovation: a resource-based view more

    Free course

    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    21 May 2019

  • Technological innovation: a resource-based view

    Free Course Free Course
    Technological innovation: a resource-based view Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: ANDRZEJ DUDZINSKI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Universal Images Group
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 21 May 2019
    This free course, Technological innovation: a resource-based view, aims to provide...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission

    Systems modelling

    Maps and plans architects and engineers drawings graphs and tables all are models we use in everyday life This free course Systems modelling will introduce you to the modelling process enabling you to recognise that systems models may be used in different ways as part of a process for improving understanding of a situation identifying problems or formulating opportunities and supporting decision making

    Learn: Systems modelling more

    Free course

    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 May 2019

  • Systems modelling

    Free Course Free Course
    Systems modelling Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 17 May 2019
    Maps and plans, architects and engineers, drawings, graphs and tables: all are...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission

    Systems engineering: Challenging complexity

    This free course Systems engineering Challenging complexity examines system engineering and why it is important You will learn to identify and evaluate the importance of relationships within the process and assess the relative importance of stakeholders You will also be able to classify a systems engineering project in terms of the balance of demands choice and constraints

    Learn: Systems engineering: Challenging complexity more

    Free course

    25 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    17 May 2019

  • Systems engineering: Challenging complexity

    Free Course Free Course
    Systems engineering: Challenging complexity Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 25 hours Updated 17 May 2019
    This free course, Systems engineering: Challenging complexity, examines system...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission

    Introducing ICT systems

    Information and communication technologies ICTs systems now dominate our everyday lives This free course Introducing ICT systems will explain what constitutes such a system and how ICT systems work You will also look at how ICT systems convey store and manipulate data and how they process data Finally you will learn how these systems are used

    Learn: Introducing ICT systems more

    Free course

    9 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 May 2019

  • Introducing ICT systems

    Free Course Free Course
    Introducing ICT systems Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 9 hours Updated 14 May 2019
    Information and communication technologies (ICTs) systems now dominate our...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission

    Software development for enterprise systems

    Enterprise systems are software applications that automate and integrate all many of the key business processes of an organisation With some understanding of software development in this free course Software development for enterprise systems you will learn about current development practices for this type of system and develop relevant skills to apply them to realworld problems You will develop core skills in objectoriented analysis and design allowing you to develop software that is fit for purpose reusable and amenable to change

    Learn: Software development for enterprise systems more

    Free course

    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    03 May 2019

  • Software development for enterprise systems

    Free Course Free Course
    Software development for enterprise systems Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 03 May 2019
    Enterprise systems are software applications that automate and integrate all many...
  • Introduction to computational thinking

    You will learn about algorithms and abstraction in this free course Introduction to computational thinking and encounter some applications of computational thinking in various disciplines ranging from biology and physics to economics and sport science

    Learn: Introduction to computational thinking more

    Free course

    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    09 Apr 2019

  • Introduction to computational thinking

    Free Course Free Course Featuring: Video Video
    Introduction to computational thinking
    Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 09 Apr 2019
    You will learn about algorithms and abstraction in this free course, Introduction...
  • 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 Youll explore useful skills so you can discover how ready you are to study and how to develop your study skills in six steps to become a successful distance learner

    Learn: Am I ready to be a distance learner? more

    Free course

    3 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Mar 2019

  • Am I ready to be a distance learner?

    Free Course Free Course
    Am I ready to be a distance learner?
    Introductory level Duration 3 hours Updated 14 Mar 2019
    Distance learning can open up opportunities for study. You might have not studied...
  • Exploring communications technology

    This free course Exploring communications technology looks at some of the principles underpinning communications technology It looks at the properties of signals and media such as optical fibre and radio waves error control data compression and the principles of 4G mobile communications wifi and DSL broadband

    Learn: Exploring communications technology more

    Free course

    10 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    11 Mar 2019

  • Exploring communications technology

    Free Course Free Course Featuring: Video Video Audio Audio
    Exploring communications technology
    Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019
    This free course, Exploring communications technology, looks at some of the...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: © Nikolaev | Dreamstime.com

    Simple Coding - Summary

    By Dr Michel Wermelinger

    A summary of everything you have learned in the 'Simple Coding' collection. 

    Take part now: Simple Coding - Summary about Managing projects through people

    Activity

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Mar 2019

  • Simple Coding - Summary

    Featuring: Activity Activity
    Simple Coding - Summary Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: © Nikolaev | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Mar 2019
    A summary of everything you have learned in the 'Simple Coding' collection. 
  • Stress and anxiety in the digital age: The dark side of technology

    By Dr Gini Harrison, Dr Mathijs Lucassen

    What is it about new technology that is making many of us anxious and stressed? Dr Gini Harrison and Dr Mathijs Lucassen explore the top five stressors:

    Read now: Stress and anxiety in the digital age: The dark side of technology about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Mar 2019

  • Stress and anxiety in the digital age: The dark side of technology

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Mar 2019
    What is it about new technology that is making many of us anxious and stressed? Dr Gini Harrison and Dr Mathijs Lucassen explore the top five stressors:
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: (c) Helen Owton

    Sporting women in the media

    The mass media eg radio TV internet has become one of the most powerful institutional influences in society This free course Sporting women in the media explores whether gendered inequalities exist in sport by evaluating the media coverage The media can be highly influential in shaping perceptions about gender in sport and headlines indicative of differences in how male and female athletes are regarded in the media In the course youll examine messages that the media send us about gender in sport their potential impact and how gender ideologies can be challenged

    Learn: Sporting women in the media more

    Free course

    8 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    28 Feb 2019

  • Sporting women in the media

    Free Course Free Course Featuring: Video Video Audio Audio
    Sporting women in the media Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: (c) Helen Owton
    Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 28 Feb 2019
    The mass media (e.g. radio, TV, internet) has become one of the most powerful...
  • Simple coding

    By Dr Michel Wermelinger

    Have you ever wanted to try out simple coding Want to understand the basics of what it entails This course introduces you to the skills concepts and jargon of coding

    Learn: Simple coding more

    Free course

    2 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Dec 2018

  • Simple coding

    Free Course Free Course
    Simple coding
    Introductory level Duration 2 hours Updated 05 Dec 2018
    Have you ever wanted to try out simple coding? Want to understand the basics of...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission

    Digital communications

    Opticalfibre communications became commercially viable in the 1970s and innovation continues today This free course Digital communications will illustrate how very high data rates can be transmitted over long distances through optical fibres You will learn how these fibres are linked examine the technology used and assess the future direction of this continually developing area of communication

    Learn: Digital communications more

    Free course

    20 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    13 Nov 2018

  • Digital communications

    Free Course Free Course
    Digital communications Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 13 Nov 2018
    Optical-fibre communications became commercially viable in the 1970s and...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: flickr.com © United Nations Photo, used under Creative Commons licence (http://www.flickr.com/photos/un_photo/3839892431)

    Diagramming for development 2 - Exploring interrelationships

    Diagramming for development 2 Exploring interrelationships is a free course that introduces you to the diagramming techniques of Influence diagrams Multiple Cause Diagrams and Cognitive Maps Using a case study project based in Africa this unit illustrates the powerful use of systems diagramming for international development management This is a companion course to Diagramming for development 1 bounding realities

    Learn: Diagramming for development 2 - Exploring interrelationships more

    Free course

    4 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    13 Nov 2018

  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission

    Designing the user interface: Text, colour, images, moving images and sound

    Why is the way something looks important Text colour images moving images and sound all interact to produce a userfriendly environment within a user interface This free course Designing the user interface will help you understand the effect each software component has on the user and explain how a consistent and thoughtful application of these components can have a significant impact on the look of the final product

    Learn: Designing the user interface: Text, colour, images, moving images and sound more

    Free course

    4 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    12 Nov 2018

  • Page 3 of 16
    Page 3 of 16
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4