Browsing Open Schooling by publisher "The Open University (OUUK)"

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  • Alan Turing: Life and Legacy 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2014-06)
    To what extent did Alan Turing influence the evolution of modern computing? Considered by many to be the father of computer science - many would argue that largely due to his research that we are able to read this text on ...

  • Basic Science: Understanding Experiments 

    Rymer, H. (Hazel) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-09)
    This free course is intended for anyone with an interest in making scientific observations through experimentation, and does not require any previous experience of studying the subject. This practical, hands-on course ...

  • Basic Science: Understanding Numbers 

    Gunn, L. (Leanne); Hughes, S. (Sion); Kelley, S. (Simon) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-04)
    This course is intended for anyone with an interest in numbers and making scientific observations. It does not require mathematical skills or any previous experience of studying the subject. This practical, hands-on free ...

  • Beginners' Spanish: Food and drink 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-07)
    This unit will be of interest to those who want to improve their language skills in order to communicate more easily and effectively in Spanish. This unit focuses on buying and ordering food and drink at the restaurant or bar.

  • English: Skills for Learning 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-07)
    This course is for anybody who is thinking of studying for a university degree and would like to develop the English reading and writing skills needed to succeed. You'll be introduced to academic reading and effective ...

  • Games, Geeks and the Parent’s Dilemma 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2014-06)
    Many parents have concerns about the time their children spend gaming, and sometimes perceive games as addictive and unhealthy. Others see games as a creative medium, with positive educational benefits.

  • Geometry 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-07)
    Geometry is concerned with the various aspects of size, shape and space. In this unit, you will explore the concepts of angles, shapes, symmetry, area and volume through interactive activities.

  • ICTs in everyday life 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-07)
    We now live in a global village where distance in no longer a barrier to commercial or social contact. This unit will enable you to gain an understanding of the information and communication technologies that drive our ...

  • The Internet at 40 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2014-06)
    2009 was the 40th anniversary of the first computer network - the precursor of the internet - and the 20th anniversary of the brilliant idea that led to the creation of the world wide web.

  • Language, notation and formulas 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-07)
    Communication is as vital in mathematics as in any language. This unit will help you to express yourself clearly when writing and speaking about mathematics. You will also learn how to answer questions in the manner that ...

  • Learning to change 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    This unit is for people who are thinking about making changes in their lives, such as returning to study or taking a different direction at work. It will help you build on what you already know; consider the choices open ...

  • Maths everywhere 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-07)
    This unit explores reasons for studying mathematics, practical applications of mathematical ideas and aims to help you to recognise mathematics when you come across it. It introduces the you to the graphics calculator, and ...

  • Neighbourhood nature 

    O’Donnell, D. (Donal) (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-08)
    There is a fascinating world of nature all around us which we can see if we know how to look for it. Wherever you live, be it in a city or the countryside, you will find areas that support a range of wildlife. This unit ...

  • Numbers, units and arithmetic 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-07)
    Do fractions and decimals make you apprehensive about maths? Do you lack confidence in dealing with numbers? If so, then this unit is for you. The unit will explain the basics of working with positive and negative numbers ...

  • Numbers: An introduction to subtraction 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-07)
    Do you want to improve your ability to subtract one number from another, especially if decimals are involved, without having to rely on a calculator? This unit will help you get to grips with subtraction and give you some ...

  • Numbers: Getting to Grips with Division 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-08)
    Do you want to improve your ability to divide one number into another, especially if decimals are involved, without having to rely on a calculator? This free course, Numbers: Getting to grips with division, will help you ...

  • Paraphrasing text 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-07)
    In this unit you will focus on paraphrasing text. This is really a process of turning what you are reading into ‘your own words’, which is an essential skill at university.

  • Ratio, proportion and percentages 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-07)
    From politics to cookery, ratios, proportions and percentages are part of everyday life. This unit is designed to help you become more familiar with how figures can be manipulated, then you can check whether that discount ...

  • Reading 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-07)
    Reading is an essential skill for all of us and developing our skills in reading is a good investment. This unit is packed with practical activities which are aimed at making reading more enjoyable and rewarding. This unit ...

  • Rounding and estimation 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-07)
    Scientific calculators are a wonderful invention, but they're only as good as the people who use them. If you often get an unexpected – or ridiculous – result when you press the ‘enter’ button, this unit is for you. Learn ...