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  • Understanding Contemporary Society 

    Parker, D. J. (David J.) (University of Nottingham, 2009)
    This module introduces students to a range of approaches in social analysis. Through introductions to key concepts, theorists and research studies in the disciplines of sociology, cultural studies and social policy, students ...

  • Understanding Creativity and Creative Writing 

    Talwar, N. (Neelima) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Overview ; In Conversation with Richard Schechner ; Multilingual Plurality: Our Environment ; Interplay of Languages and Forms of Writing ; Creativity and Cultures ; Notion of Play and The ...

  • Understanding Depression and Anxiety 

    Datta, S. (Saroj); Rostron, C. (Claire) (The Open University (OUUK), 2015-09)
    In this free course, Understanding depression and anxiety, we consider some risk and causal factors for some depression and anxiety disorders – that is, the possible aetiology of such disorders. A multitude of genetic, ...

  • Understanding Different Research Perspectives 

    Priola, C. (Cinzia) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-07)
    This free course, Understanding different research perspectives, explores the development of the research process looking at the different perspectives from which an issue or phenomenon can be investigated; and highlights ...

  • Understanding dyslexia 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Dyslexia is a condition affecting literacy skills. This unit analyses how our image of normality affects the way we as a society define such conditions. You will learn how important it is to integrate the different ...

  • Understanding entropy 

    Lower, S. (Stephen) (2014-04)
    Disorder and the spreading of energy ; How thermal energy is stored in molecules ; Energy spreading changes the world ; Quantum states, microstates and energy spreading ; Why do gases tend to expand and never ...

  • Understanding Global Politics 

    Carey, S. (Sabine); Zhang, X. (Xiaoke); Pupacav, V. (Vanessa) (University of Nottingham, 2009)
    An introduction to global politics through the major theoretical, historical and empirical ways of seeing international relations.

  • Understanding Globalisation 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2014-06)
    Does the growth of globalisation hinder or benefit mankind? It’s a common assumption that countries globalise but in fact it’s not nations themselves but rather the Industries and companies that trade within and outside ...

  • Understanding Identity 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2014-06)
    Who are we? What shapes us into the people we are? Over the last 50 years advances in society and technology has meant that we can be whoever we want to be.

  • Understanding international development 

    Hanlin, R. (Rebecca); Cullen, J. (Jane); Farooki, M. (Masuma); Johnson, H. (Hazel); Mugwagwa, J. (Julius); Velasco, C. (Claudio) (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-08)
    This unit introduces and explores International development by considering the three themes referred to as PASH - Power and agency, Scale and History, and programmes to promote livelihoods.

  • Understanding Management: I'm Managing Thank You! 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    This free course, Understanding management: I'm managing thank you! provides you with a set of ideas for developing your approach to managing your own work what we might call self-management. In order to do this, we will ...

  • Understanding media: The celebrity in the text 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Kylie Minogue, George Clooney, Nicole Kidman are all prominent celebrities, but how has the media created their status and how does what we read in the press influence our opinion? This unit will teach you how to analyse ...

  • Understanding Narratives in Health Care 

    Price, B. (Bob) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-02)
    What are the ways in which others (patients, relatives, practitioners) and you create and share meanings within health care? Narratives are the stories used by individuals to make sense of events. In this free course, ...

  • Understanding operations management 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Operations management is one of the central functions of all organisations whether producing goods or services, or in the private, public or voluntary sectors. This unit will provide you with a basic framework for understanding ...

  • Understanding Pointers 

    Patil, Ashwini R (Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 2012-05-19)
    Outline: Understanding Pointers; -Introduction; -Syntax of Pointer --example: int *iptr; -Declaration; --example: int a; (integer a) int *aptr; (pointer to an integer *aptr) aptr = &a; (aptr set ...

  • Understanding Service Improvement in Healthcare 

    Robb, M. (Martin) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-09)
    This free course, Understanding service improvement in healthcare, will help you to understand what people mean by the terms ‘service’ and ‘improvement’ in relation to healthcare. The course will help you to think about ...

  • Understanding Social Change 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2014-06)
    Change, diversity and uncertainty are unavoidable features of modern life. The past and the future - the Welfare State through to Globalisation.

  • Understanding society: Families 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-07)
    Here you will explore how different families have different ideas about how work in the home should be divided. You will also investigate the diversity of families. We will see how any discussion of the division of labour ...

  • Understanding the environment: A systems approach 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth unperceptive to its social and environmental impact, cannot resolve the converging ...

  • Understanding the environment: Co-evolution 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth unperceptive to its social and environmental impact, cannot resolve the converging ...