Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
Getting started with SPSS free course icon Level 1 icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Getting started with SPSS

Handling statistical data is an essential part of psychological research. However, many people find the idea of using statistics, and especially statistical software packages, extremely daunting. This free course, Getting started with SPSS, takes a step-by-step approach to statistics software through seven interactive activities. No statistics software is needed.

Free course
3 hrs
Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
The role of diagnosis in counselling and psychotherapy free course icon Level 1 icon

Society, Politics & Law 

The role of diagnosis in counselling and psychotherapy

This free course, The role of diagnosis in counselling and psychotherapy, explores the role of diagnosis in the treatment of mental health problems. It considers the history of our current understandings of 'mental health' and 'illness' with a focus on the concepts of anxiety and depression, and looks at potential gains and losses in using diagnostic labels in counselling and psychotherapy.

Free course
8 hrs
Legal skills and debates in Scotland free course icon Level 1 icon Badge icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Legal skills and debates in Scotland

This free course, Legal skills and debates in Scotland, considers how laws are interpreted and applied. It looks at legislation, court judgments, argument, judicial reasoning and rights. It also explores the relationship between society’s values and the laws which it supports and how policy and rights influence development of law.

Free course
24 hrs
Creative commons image Icon Thaths via Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
Gender, IT and economic growth article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Gender, IT and economic growth

Does gender matter to the world's fastest growing economies? Parvati Raghuram explores how the labour driving many Rising Powers is gendered.

Article
Creative commons image Icon Government of Moscow under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
Why Russia is hoping for a good World Cup video icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Why Russia is hoping for a good World Cup

After the doping and hooligan scandals that have taken the shine off previous events, Vitaly Kazakov explains why Russia is hoping for better this time round.

Video
5 mins
Creative commons image Icon Ungry Young Man under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
The World Cup has already been won... by Karpatalja article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

The World Cup has already been won... by Karpatalja

Tomorrow FIFA's version of the World Cup kicks off in Russia. But the CONIFA cup has already been played for and won. Joel Rookwood explains more.

Article
Creative commons image Icon Kussy under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
Trump and Kim might get together, but the two Koreas are unlikely to reunite article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Trump and Kim might get together, but the two Koreas are unlikely to reunite

Despite the vaguely positive noises from Singapore this morning, reunification of Korea is still a distant prospect, believes Niki Alsford.

Article
Creative commons image Icon The Open University. under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
Brexiting Hub activity icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Brexiting Hub

Britain is currently negotiating its departure from the European Union. The Brexiting Hub is here to help make sense of what this means for the nations, for Europe - and for you.

Activity
Creative commons image Icon Hloom Templates under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
You and your money and Brexit article icon

Money & Business 

You and your money and Brexit

How personal financial planning is influenced by, and impacts on, the external environment of social, economic and political factors, such as UK price inflation and the outcome of Brexit. 

Article
Creative commons image Icon henrikjon under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
Northern Ireland’s Brexit border: the promise of invisibility article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Northern Ireland’s Brexit border: the promise of invisibility

What is happening with Northern Ireland's border and Brexit - and where are the negotiations going?

Article
Creative commons image Icon "Open Generation London - #opengen" by Migrants' Rights Network under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
Hope for UK nationals living abroad after Brexit article icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Hope for UK nationals living abroad after Brexit

How might ending free movement - or not - affect the British with lives and homes overseas?

Article