Skip to content

Filter pages by:

More filter options

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

RSS Icon
  • Some of all human knowledge: Wikipedia at 15

    Wikipedia has grown into the world's go-to source for information. This raises more problems than just a few missing citations...

    Read now: Some of all human knowledge: Wikipedia at 15 about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Jan 2016

  • Some of all human knowledge: Wikipedia at 15

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Jan 2016
    Wikipedia has grown into the world's go-to source for information. This raises more problems than just a few missing citations...
  • OpenLearn Live: 11th January 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Reaction and context following the death of David Bowie - including his influence on the net and financial markets; plus who is entering the public domain in 2016? Free learning across the day.

    Read now: OpenLearn Live: 11th January 2016 about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Jan 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 11th January 2016

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Jan 2016
    Reaction and context following the death of David Bowie - including his influence on the net and financial markets; plus who is entering the public domain in...
  • How can governments ensure their cybersecurity is strong?

    By Professor Brian Nussbaum

    The state government of Michigan has adopted a response to potential digital attacks that provide a useful model, explains Brian Nussbaum.

    Read now: How can governments ensure their cybersecurity is strong? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Jan 2016

  • How can governments ensure their cybersecurity is strong?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Jan 2016
    The state government of Michigan has adopted a response to potential digital attacks that provide a useful model, explains Brian Nussbaum.
  • Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Public domain

    OpenLearn Live: 17th December 2015

    By The OpenLearn team

    The man who waved his arms and invented an internet. Then more free learning through the day.

    Read now: OpenLearn Live: 17th December 2015 about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Dec 2015

  • OpenLearn Live: 17th December 2015

    OpenLearn Live: 17th December 2015 Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Public domain
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Dec 2015
    The man who waved his arms and invented an internet. Then more free learning through the day.
  • Creative commons image Icon Ben Houdijk under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Nov 2015

  • Is Adele's decision to keep 25 off Spotify going to change the music industry?

    Is Adele's decision to keep 25 off Spotify going to change the music industry? Creative commons image Icon Ben Houdijk under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Nov 2015
    Adele has sold shedloads of her new album - and kept it off streaming services. But she might be fighting a losing battle...
  • Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Nov 2015

  • Paris Attacks: Social media is the villain of the piece, and the hero of the hour

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 19 Nov 2015
    In both the planning and response to the Paris Attacks on November 13th, social media played a role. Two experts explain more.
  • Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Public domain

    OpenLearn Live: 5th November 2015

    By The OpenLearn team

    The dog who uncovered an amazing cave, and a very short introduction to Boolean logic. Then more free learning through the day.

    Listen now: OpenLearn Live: 5th November 2015 about Managing projects through people

    Audio

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Nov 2015

  • OpenLearn Live: 5th November 2015

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    OpenLearn Live: 5th November 2015 Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Public domain
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Nov 2015
    The dog who uncovered an amazing cave, and a very short introduction to Boolean logic. Then more free learning through the day.
  • Creative commons image Icon Ferrous Büller under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license

    OpenLearn Live: 4th November 2015

    By The OpenLearn team

    The four-legged mayor who outfoxed the Chinese - and a quick guide to the Investigatory Powers Bill. Then more free learning through the day.

    Read now: OpenLearn Live: 4th November 2015 about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Nov 2015

  • OpenLearn Live: 4th November 2015

    OpenLearn Live: 4th November 2015 Creative commons image Icon Ferrous Büller under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Nov 2015
    The four-legged mayor who outfoxed the Chinese - and a quick guide to the Investigatory Powers Bill. Then more free learning through the day.
  • Creative commons image Icon Sebastiaan ter Burg under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license

    Are NHS-recommended mental health apps actually doing any good?

    By Simon Leigh

    The NHS has endorsed a number of apps promising better mental health. Trouble is, says Simon Leigh, there's no real evidence they can deliver.

    Read now: Are NHS-recommended mental health apps actually doing any good? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Oct 2015

  • Are NHS-recommended mental health apps actually doing any good?

    Are NHS-recommended mental health apps actually doing any good? Creative commons image Icon Sebastiaan ter Burg under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Oct 2015
    The NHS has endorsed a number of apps promising better mental health. Trouble is, says Simon Leigh, there's no real evidence they can deliver.
  • Creative commons image Icon Matt Trostle under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license

    OpenLearn Live: 28th October 2015

    By The OpenLearn team

    A house leaking doom; the real characteristics of coders and the upside of parasites. Then more free learning through the day.

    Read now: OpenLearn Live: 28th October 2015 about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Oct 2015

  • OpenLearn Live: 28th October 2015

    OpenLearn Live: 28th October 2015 Creative commons image Icon Matt Trostle under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Oct 2015
    A house leaking doom; the real characteristics of coders and the upside of parasites. Then more free learning through the day.
  • Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Denvit

    How can Facebook decide who you really are?

    By Ellery Roberts Biddle

    Facebook's policy of insisting on real names is causing problems for people who value their privacy. For Ellery Roberts Biddle, the social network is overstepping its boundaries by demanding proof of identity without having proper policies in...

    Read now: How can Facebook decide who you really are? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Oct 2015

  • How can Facebook decide who you really are?

    How can Facebook decide who you really are? Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Denvit
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Oct 2015
    Facebook's policy of insisting on real names is causing problems for people who value their privacy. For Ellery Roberts Biddle, the social network is...
  • What is openwashing - and how can you avoid it?

    By Patrick Masson

    Claiming to be open - whether in software, education resources, data, or government - but only for the kudos without making good on the open promise can undermine the whole movement. Patrick Masson from the software Open Source Iniative...

    Read now: What is openwashing - and how can you avoid it? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    27 Oct 2015

  • What is openwashing - and how can you avoid it?

    Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Oct 2015
    Claiming to be open - whether in software, education resources, data, or government - but only for the kudos without making good on the open promise can...
  • Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Couples by Olessya

    Do people need Peeple?

    Assuming it's not all some marketing prank, the Peeple app looks set to create a new way for people to be mean to each other. Ansgar Koene says you better prepare yourself.

    Read now: Do people need Peeple? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Oct 2015

  • Do people need Peeple?

    Do people need Peeple? Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Couples by Olessya
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Oct 2015
    Assuming it's not all some marketing prank, the Peeple app looks set to create a new way for people to be mean to each other. Ansgar Koene says you better...
  • Creative commons image Icon blu-news.org under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license

    When the public speaks: How refugees welcome shows the public as dangerous giants

    By Tristan Bridges, Tara Leigh Tober

    The outpouring of hashtag grief over the detah of Aylan Kurdi, and related support for #refugeeswelcome shows how people acting together can have effects beyond those the power of individuals.

    Read now: When the public speaks: How refugees welcome shows the public as dangerous giants about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Sep 2015

  • When the public speaks: How refugees welcome shows the public as dangerous giants

    When the public speaks: How refugees welcome shows the public as dangerous giants Creative commons image Icon blu-news.org under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 Sep 2015
    The outpouring of hashtag grief over the detah of Aylan Kurdi, and related support for #refugeeswelcome shows how people acting together can have effects...
  • Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Article

    Updated on:

    10 Sep 2015

  • Download your free 'Digital Technology Past and Present' information pack

    Download your free 'Digital Technology Past and Present' information pack Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Updated 10 Sep 2015
    Download your free information pack on 'Digital Technology Past and Present' to accompany the BBC Make it Digital season.
  • Creative commons image Icon David Hawgood under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license

    Fair shares? Why sharing needs a democratic revolution

    By Chris Martin

    The sharing economy is in danger of becoming dominated by Silicon Valley. That needs to change, says Chris Martin.

    Read now: Fair shares? Why sharing needs a democratic revolution about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Sep 2015

  • Fair shares? Why sharing needs a democratic revolution

    Fair shares? Why sharing needs a democratic revolution Creative commons image Icon David Hawgood under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Sep 2015
    The sharing economy is in danger of becoming dominated by Silicon Valley. That needs to change, says Chris Martin.
  • Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Based on public domain images by PublicDomainImages and OpenClipArtVectors

    Piracy, anonymity & parametric politics: An interview with Ned Rossiter and Soenke Zehle

    By Daniël de Zeeuw, Ned Rossiter, Soenke Zehle

    The growing embrace of big data makes identity an increasingly contentious space. Researchers Ned Rossiter and Soenke Zehle's work explores where the new digital world might take us.

    Read now: Piracy, anonymity & parametric politics: An interview with Ned Rossiter and Soenke Zehle about Managing projects through people

    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    26 Aug 2015

  • Piracy, anonymity & parametric politics: An interview with Ned Rossiter and Soenke Zehle

    Piracy, anonymity & parametric politics: An interview with Ned Rossiter and Soenke Zehle Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Based on public domain images by PublicDomainImages and OpenClipArtVectors
    Advanced level Duration 15 mins Updated 26 Aug 2015
    The growing embrace of big data makes identity an increasingly contentious space. Researchers Ned Rossiter and Soenke Zehle's work explores where the new...
  • Why would you want your own web domain?

    By Dr Tony Hirst

    New services are making it easier to have your own home, under its own address, on the internet. But why would you want to do that? Tony Hirst explains.

    Read now: Why would you want your own web domain? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Aug 2015

  • Why would you want your own web domain?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Aug 2015
    New services are making it easier to have your own home, under its own address, on the internet. But why would you want to do that? Tony Hirst explains.
  • Creative commons image Icon Casey Fleser under CC-BY-2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license

    Virtual murder: Just a game?

    By Professor Derek Matravers

    Can playing violent video games be perceived as a bad thing even if the game player does not show aggressive behaviour in reality?

    Read now: Virtual murder: Just a game? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Aug 2015

  • Virtual murder: Just a game?

    Virtual murder: Just a game? Creative commons image Icon Casey Fleser under CC-BY-2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 24 Aug 2015
    Can playing violent video games be perceived as a bad thing even if the game player does not show aggressive behaviour in reality?
  • My digital life

    By The OpenLearn team

    Everything is becoming digital - what does this mean for your life?

    Take part now: My digital life about Managing projects through people

    Activity

    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Aug 2015

  • My digital life

    Featuring: Activity Activity
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 07 Aug 2015
    Everything is becoming digital - what does this mean for your life?
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: © Nikolaev | Dreamstime.com

    Coding and Algorithms

    By The OpenLearn team

    Ever wanted to code your very own programme? What is Python? Do algorithms boggle you? Look no further!

    Take part now: Coding and Algorithms about Managing projects through people

    Activity

    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Aug 2015

  • Coding and Algorithms

    Featuring: Activity Activity
    Coding and Algorithms Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: © Nikolaev | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 07 Aug 2015
    Ever wanted to code your very own programme? What is Python? Do algorithms boggle you? Look no further!
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: © Alunablue | Dreamstime.com

    Digital data

    By The OpenLearn team

    What is digital data? Should we be interested in information security and what are the laws for the internet age?

    Take part now: Digital data about Managing projects through people

    Activity

    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Aug 2015

  • Digital data

    Featuring: Activity Activity
    Digital data Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: © Alunablue | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 07 Aug 2015
    What is digital data? Should we be interested in information security and what are the laws for the internet age?
  • Activity

    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Aug 2015

  • The Digital World

    Featuring: Activity Activity
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 07 Aug 2015
    How has the digital world changed?
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    Make it Digital

    To celebrate the BBC's Make It Digital season, which includes three co-productions with The Open University, we have collated together a wide array of digital delights for you to get stuck into!

    Take part now: Make it Digital about Managing projects through people

    Activity

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Aug 2015

  • Make it Digital

    Featuring: Activity Activity
    Make it Digital Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Introductory level Updated 07 Aug 2015
    To celebrate the BBC's Make It Digital season, which includes three co-productions with The Open University, we have collated together a wide array of...
  • Introducing the while statement

    Learn how to start programming for repetition with the while statement.

    Read now: Introducing the while statement about Managing projects through people

    Article

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Jun 2015

  • Introducing the while statement

    Introductory level Updated 29 Jun 2015
    Learn how to start programming for repetition with the while statement.

    Free OpenLearn courses.
    Free extracts from OU course materials

    RSS Icon
  • China and the internet

    By John Perry Barlow

    John Perry Barlow's experiences suggest some in China are wary of the rapid change promised by the internet - but that doesn't mean it's a nation closed to innovation.

    Watch now: China and the internet about Managing projects through people

    Audio

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Feb 2018

  • China and the internet

    Featuring: Video Video Audio Audio
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Feb 2018
    John Perry Barlow's experiences suggest some in China are wary of the rapid change promised by the internet - but that doesn't mean it's a nation closed to...
  • Young people making their own media

    By Dr Naomi Holford

    The internet and social media have brought new opportunities for young people to tell their own stories, creating and sharing their own material with the world.

    Read now: Young people making their own media about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Feb 2018

  • Young people making their own media

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Feb 2018
    The internet and social media have brought new opportunities for young people to tell their own stories, creating and sharing their own material with the...
  • Exploring the digital world: a collection

    From social media to the impact of screen time - academics from the OU and beyond explore the new worlds created by technology

    Read now: Exploring the digital world: a collection about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Feb 2018

  • Exploring the digital world: a collection

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Feb 2018
    From social media to the impact of screen time - academics from the OU and beyond explore the new worlds created by technology
  • Are mobile phones increasing health inequality in India?

    By Aisling Irwin

    The spread of mobile phone ownership has increased access to health information - for those that have them. But some practitioners are worrying about those left behind, reports Aisling Irwin.

    Read now: Are mobile phones increasing health inequality in India? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Feb 2018

  • Are mobile phones increasing health inequality in India?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Feb 2018
    The spread of mobile phone ownership has increased access to health information - for those that have them. But some practitioners are worrying about those...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team

    DRM explained

    By Ray Corrigan, John Perry Barlow

    The EFF's John Perry Barlow and Ray Corrigan of The Open University decry attempts to provide digital locks on content.

    Watch now: DRM explained about Managing projects through people

    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Feb 2018

  • DRM explained

    Featuring: Video Video
    DRM explained Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Feb 2018
    The EFF's John Perry Barlow and Ray Corrigan of The Open University decry attempts to provide digital locks on content.
  • Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    Social media - fake news, filter bubbles and sharing wisely!

    By Dr Philip Seargeant, Dr Caroline Tagg

    Meet Frank and travel with him on his adventures through the (sometimes foggy) realms of social media. Explore sharing, filter bubbles and fake news- maybe you can learn from Frank's mistakes with the help of Josie Long.

    Watch now: Social media - fake news, filter bubbles and sharing wisely! about Managing projects through people

    Video

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Feb 2018

  • Social media - fake news, filter bubbles and sharing wisely!

    Featuring: Video Video
    Social media - fake news, filter bubbles and sharing wisely! Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 05 Feb 2018
    Meet Frank and travel with him on his adventures through the (sometimes foggy) realms of social media. Explore sharing, filter bubbles and fake news- maybe...
  • Has Twitter's role as a political influence been overstated?

    By Naomi Barnes, Huw Davies

    We are told that Twitter is the new public sphere, the place where we hold government accountable, encourage diverse voices, and provide resources for public benefit like education, healthcare, and welfare. Using the #metoo campaign as a case...

    Read now: Has Twitter's role as a political influence been overstated? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    29 Jan 2018

  • Has Twitter's role as a political influence been overstated?

    Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 Jan 2018
    We are told that Twitter is the new public sphere, the place where we hold government accountable, encourage diverse voices, and provide resources for public...
  • Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: rihaij

    Is Bitcoin a bubble - and why must it burst?

    One view of the rising cryptocurrency Bitcoin: The numbers suggest it is over-valued and due a correction.

    Read now: Is Bitcoin a bubble - and why must it burst? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Jan 2018

  • Is Bitcoin a bubble - and why must it burst?

    Is Bitcoin a bubble - and why must it burst? Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: rihaij
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jan 2018
    One view of the rising cryptocurrency Bitcoin: The numbers suggest it is over-valued and due a correction.
  • Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: manfredrichter
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Jan 2018

  • How can we say Bitcoin is overvalued when we don't know how to value it?

    How can we say Bitcoin is overvalued when we don't know how to value it? Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: manfredrichter
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Jan 2018
    One view of the rising cryptocurrency: We can't say it's a bubble when we don't really understand the value of the currency.
  • Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Ministry of Sharing: Are you a safe sharer?

    By Arosha Bandara

    Are you a model citizen or a menace to society when it comes to divulging personal details? Take the test from the Ministry of Sharing and find out whether you share too much information.

    Take part now: Ministry of Sharing: Are you a safe sharer? about Managing projects through people

    Activity

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Jan 2018

  • Ministry of Sharing: Are you a safe sharer?

    Featuring: Activity Activity
    Ministry of Sharing: Are you a safe sharer? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 10 Jan 2018
    Are you a model citizen or a menace to society when it comes to divulging personal details? Take the test from the Ministry of Sharing and find out whether...
  • Spectre and Meltdown: What do you need to know about the chip security flaws?

    The discovery of a security problem with chips in desktops, laptops, phones and tablets is a major headache for IT security, says Siraj Ahmed Shaikh.

    Read now: Spectre and Meltdown: What do you need to know about the chip security flaws? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Jan 2018

  • Spectre and Meltdown: What do you need to know about the chip security flaws?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Jan 2018
    The discovery of a security problem with chips in desktops, laptops, phones and tablets is a major headache for IT security, says Siraj Ahmed Shaikh.
  • Creative commons image Icon Facebook images copyright respective parties under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    How did Facebook likes help Labour at the ballot box?

    By Matt Walsh

    The 2017 election saw a stronger than foreseen performance by the Labour Party. Matt Walsh explains how Labour’s Facebook success played out, heralding the party’s overall campaign performance. GE2017 was a numbers game: by achieving very high...

    Read now: How did Facebook likes help Labour at the ballot box? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Dec 2017

  • How did Facebook likes help Labour at the ballot box?

    How did Facebook likes help Labour at the ballot box? Creative commons image Icon Facebook images copyright respective parties under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Dec 2017
    The 2017 election saw a stronger than foreseen performance by the Labour Party. Matt Walsh explains how Labour’s Facebook success played out, heralding the...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: The Open University

    The power of learning analytics to give students (and teachers) what they want!

    By Professor Bart Rienties

    Join us at the Berrill Theatre and online on Tuesday 30 January 2018, 6-7pm for the Inaugural Lecture of Professor Bart Rienties, in which he will talk about the power of learning analytics in teaching and learning.

    Listen now: The power of learning analytics to give students (and teachers) what they want! about Managing projects through people

    Activity

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Dec 2017

  • The power of learning analytics to give students (and teachers) what they want!

    Featuring: Audio Audio Activity Activity
    The power of learning analytics to give students (and teachers) what they want! Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 19 Dec 2017
    Join us at the Berrill Theatre and online on Tuesday 30 January 2018, 6-7pm for the Inaugural Lecture of Professor Bart Rienties, in which he will talk...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission

    Modelling object-oriented software – an introduction

    How do you model a software system This free course Modelling objectoriented software an introduction will help you to work through the processes necessary to produce a conceptual model by analysing the requirements document to identify classes and associations appropriate for modelling the system domain together with their respective attributes and multiplicities

    Learn: Modelling object-oriented software – an introduction more

    Free course

    20 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    06 Dec 2017

  • Modelling object-oriented software – an introduction

    Free Course Free Course
    Modelling object-oriented software – an introduction Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 20 hours Updated 06 Dec 2017
    How do you model a software system? This free course, Modelling object-oriented...
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission

    Machines, minds and computers

    Computers are becoming smarter and may soon become intelligent This free course Machines minds and computers looks at what intelligence is how computers may become so and whether they ever will really be intelligent It is aimed at people interested in understanding what intelligence and thinking really are and who want to understand the underpinnings of our ideas about them

    Learn: Machines, minds and computers more

    Free course

    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    06 Dec 2017

  • Machines, minds and computers

    Free Course Free Course
    Machines, minds and computers Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 06 Dec 2017
    Computers are becoming smarter and may soon become intelligent. This free course,...
  • How is identity data creating headaches for large companies?

    Increasingly the costs and risks of holding data are turning toxic for businesses. Bhargav Mitra and Robert McCausland explain why.

    Read now: How is identity data creating headaches for large companies? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Dec 2017

  • How is identity data creating headaches for large companies?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Dec 2017
    Increasingly the costs and risks of holding data are turning toxic for businesses. Bhargav Mitra and Robert McCausland explain why.
  • How Trump tweets

    Writing shortly after Donald Trump assumed office, Dr John Jewell observed that a new role hadn't changed the President's social media behaviour.

    Watch now: How Trump tweets about Managing projects through people

    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Nov 2017

  • How Trump tweets

    Featuring: Video Video
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Nov 2017
    Writing shortly after Donald Trump assumed office, Dr John Jewell observed that a new role hadn't changed the President's social media behaviour.
  • Is Huawei's low-key approach the secret of its success?

    By Carsten Sørensen, Will Venters

    A visit to the Huawei campus finds a company open to naps in the office but against bombast. It's a formula that appears to be working.

    Read now: Is Huawei's low-key approach the secret of its success? about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Nov 2017

  • Is Huawei's low-key approach the secret of its success?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Nov 2017
    A visit to the Huawei campus finds a company open to naps in the office but against bombast. It's a formula that appears to be working.
  • Banks as utilities and the future of payments

    By Edward George, Helena Vieira

    In a wide-ranging discussion, Ecobank's Edward George shares his personal views about the future of banks, and digital strategy across African markets.

    Read now: Banks as utilities and the future of payments about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Nov 2017

  • Banks as utilities and the future of payments

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Nov 2017
    In a wide-ranging discussion, Ecobank's Edward George shares his personal views about the future of banks, and digital strategy across African markets.
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Used with permission

    Integrated safety, health and environmental management: An introduction

    Life is full of risk In this free course Integrated safety health and environmental management An introduction risk describes the probability and consequences of harm or at worst disaster Risk management involves many stakeholders and integrated management systems help to ensure that safety quality environmental and business risks are all managed correctly The course also looks at emergency preparedness that is the management of emergencies and disasters

    Learn: Integrated safety, health and environmental management: An introduction more

    Free course

    15 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    09 Oct 2017

  • Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Blackout

    A taste of digital management from OpenLearn

    Interested in business management, technology management or computing and IT? You're in the right place - here's just a taste of materials you can explore here, now, for free on OpenLearn.

    Read now: A taste of digital management from OpenLearn about Managing projects through people

    Article

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    05 Oct 2017

  • A taste of digital management from OpenLearn

    A taste of digital management from OpenLearn Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Blackout
    Advanced level Updated 05 Oct 2017
    Interested in business management, technology management or computing and IT? You're in the right place - here's just a taste of materials you can explore...
  • Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: FranciscoFdez

    Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble?

    As it launches a new model, Apple is hoping that its brand will persuade enough people to dig deep into their pockets. Loizos Heracleous explores Apple's thinking.

    Watch now: Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble? about Managing projects through people

    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Sep 2017

  • Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble?

    Featuring: Video Video
    Why is the iPhone X a thousand-dollar gamble? Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: FranciscoFdez
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Sep 2017
    As it launches a new model, Apple is hoping that its brand will persuade enough people to dig deep into their pockets. Loizos Heracleous explores Apple's...
  • Creative commons image Icon Emanuele Rosso under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Sep 2017

  • Can I use 'we' and 'I' in my essay? Introducing corpus linguistics

    Can I use 'we' and 'I' in my essay? Introducing corpus linguistics Creative commons image Icon Emanuele Rosso under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Sep 2017
    An introduction to using a corpus to get answers in linguistics.
  • Using digital tools to save languages

    By Subhashish Panigrahi

    Subhashish Panigrahi explains what he learned while documenting the language of his own community.

    Watch now: Using digital tools to save languages about Managing projects through people

    Audio

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2017

  • Using digital tools to save languages

    Featuring: Video Video Audio Audio
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Aug 2017
    Subhashish Panigrahi explains what he learned while documenting the language of his own community.
  • Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Public domain

    How network science can unravel Al Capone's criminal associates

    By Andrew V Papachristos, Chris M Smith

    In new research which studies the social relationships of organized crime in Chicago in the 1920s, Chris M. Smith and Andrew V. Papachristos were able to take advantage ofthe availability of thousands of notes and documents on Al Capone’s criminal...

    Read now: How network science can unravel Al Capone's criminal associates about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • How network science can unravel Al Capone's criminal associates

    How network science can unravel Al Capone's criminal associates Copyright free  image Icon Copyright free: Public domain
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    In new research which studies the social relationships of organized crime in Chicago in the 1920s, Chris M. Smith and Andrew V. Papachristos were able to...
    Page 5 of 16
    Page 5 of 16
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6