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    • Learning to teach reading

      Learning to teach reading

      This material is taken from a discontinued Open University course. It is intended for re-purposing and re-use by educators rather than for use directly by learners. Learning outcomes appropriate to the original course may be provided within the material, but it is intended that educators will construct new learning outcomes appropriate to the re-use they make of this material.

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      24+ hrs

      Level 0 Beginner

    • Mentoring in Primary Schools

      Mentoring in Primary Schools

      This material is taken from a discontinued Open University course. It is intended for re-purposing and re-use by educators rather than for use directly by learners. Learning outcomes appropriate to the original course may be provided within the material, but it is intended that educators will construct new learning outcomes appropriate to the re-use they make of this material.

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      24+ hrs

      Level 0 Beginner

    • Masters Programme in Education

      Masters Programme in Education

      This compilation of materials is a valuable resource for postgraduation students involved in educational research, either from a professional or an academic standpoint.

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      24+ hrs

      Level 3 Advanced

    • Career and life planning workbook

      Career and life planning workbook

      You’d like to step back and take stock on your career and life to date, and decide which way your life should be going. This workbook allows you to review your current situation so that you can make informed and considered plans for the future.

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      15 hrs

      Level 0 Beginner

    • Professional development with ICT

      Professional development with ICT

      This course was originally part of the MA Programme in Education but could also be studied on its own. The last presentation of this course was February 2004. The course aimed to develop a teacher’s understanding of issues fundamental to the analysis of change in the school. Both professional and school development were considered, linking teaching using ICT (information and communication technology) to theoretical concepts. Methods such as ‘evidence-based’ practice and crticial evaluation were explored in relation to personal and school priorities.

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      24+ hrs

      Level 0 Beginner

    • Teaching and course design in higher education

      Teaching and course design in higher education

      This course was designed for people teaching or supporting teaching at higher education level, such as teachers, tutors, lecturers, supervisors and student support staff (such as librarians, educational technology and e-learning managers or academic supervisors). The course was originally accredited by the Institute of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (ILTHE, currently part of the Higher Education Academy) as a route towards membership. The work of a teacher clearly involves much more than classroom performance and the traditional activities that have always aimed to engage students in learning. Teaching embraces planning and running sessions, designing learning environments, supervising and mentoring students in practice situations, marking and giving feedback on student work, undertaking the associated administration, coping with a multifaceted workload and managing complex relationships with colleagues. Successful teachers will also be reflecting across the range of their experiences and planning for continuing development.

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      24+ hrs

      Level 1 Introductory

    • Early professional development for teachers

      Early professional development for teachers

      This course was presented between 2001-2003, at postgraduate level. On completion of the course techers received the Certificate of Continuing Professional Development (Teaching and Learning), which could also count (30 points) towards the Master’s Programme in Education. The original course was suitable for teachers in the early stages of their careers who wanted to structure their continuing professional development. It was suitable for all subject teachers, and was designed in consultation with several curriculum associations.

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      24+ hrs

      Level 0 Beginner

    • Living arts

      Living arts

      The Living Arts series of study modules introduced pre-degree students to the key ideas and skills involved in studying humanities. The complete series included study modules on: Words, Sounds, Images, Places, Ideas, A Living Culture. Here we present Words and Sounds. The Living Arts course has now been replaced by Y160 Making Sense of the Arts.

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      24+ hrs

      Level 0 Beginner

    • Learning schools programme

      Learning schools programme

      The programme was built around the concept of networks of Local Advisers consulting and negotiating a training package tailored to the needs of all or part of a school staff. These LEA Adviser teams provide support for schools and teachers and are equipped with a range of text and audio-visual resources to assist them. Teachers on the Programme undertook their own needs assessment and prioritise various professional tasks and activities to help meet them. The programme materials and support structures facilitated the completion of their selected tasks. The materials consisted of booklets, textbooks, a resource-led web site and subject/phase-based CD-ROMs of examples of good classroom practices using ICT. The support structures include contact with LEA Advisors, face-to-face and by e-mail, and access to a series of moderated local and national electronic conferences. The materials comprise both generic and subject specific content covering Primary and 16 Secondary subjects and country versions where required, including teacher packs in Welsh.

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      24+ hrs

      Level 0 Beginner

    • Introduction to thermofluid mechanics

      Introduction to thermofluid mechanics

      This course introduces the subject areas of fluid mechanics and thermodynamics from an engineering perspective. The course is concerned with the application of these topics to analysis and design in an engineering context.

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      24+ hrs

      Level 0 Beginner

    • Teaching and learning with ICT

      Teaching and learning with ICT

      This course was part of the MA Programme in Education but could also be studied on its own. The last presentation of this course was September 2002.

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      24+ hrs

      Level 1 Introductory

    • Social problems and social welfare

      Social problems and social welfare

      Undergraduate level 2 course from the Faculty of Social Sciences presented between 1988 and 1997. The materials accessible here are from 1997

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      24+ hrs

      Level 2 Intermediate

    • Research methods in Education and the Social Sciences

      Research methods in Education and the Social Sciences

      Undergraduate level 3 course from the Faculty of Social Sciences presented between 1993 and 1998. The materials accessible here are from 1998.

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      24+ hrs

      Level 2 Intermediate

    • Issues in deafness

      Issues in deafness

      Undergraduate level 2 course from the Faculty of Social Sciences presented between 1991 and 1996. The materials accessible here are from 1995.

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      24+ hrs

      Level 1 Introductory

    • Engineering mechanics: solids

      Engineering mechanics: solids

      These materials comprise the core teaching text of T235, which is an introductory course to mechanical/aeronautical/materials engineering. Engineering mechanics: solids was last presented in 2003.

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      24+ hrs

      Level 0 Beginner

    • Number skills

      Number skills

      This module was developed to facilitate the acquisition of number skills for prospective candidates wishing to enter Health and Social Care Programmes.

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      24+ hrs

      Level 0 Beginner

    • Help and Support

      Help and Support

      Help and support

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      5 hrs

      Level 0 Beginner

    • OLSITEMAP

      OLSITEMAP

      This is the old openlearn sitemap

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      1 hr

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    • OpenLearn maintenance page

      OpenLearn maintenance page

      KEEP THIS LIVE it is used for the maintenance notice

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      1 hr

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