Monthly Archive: November 2015

Latest Open University News

Once again this past week we’ve been busy scanning across the internet to find the latest information and Open University courses.  This week we take a look at the OU job cuts, related strike action and a have a nice leisurely trip around Ireland. Remember, if there’s a free course or bit of...

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Open University: TMA help is out there!

By Leanne Goodall Are you stuck trying to write your latest TMA for The Open University? Let’s guess: you have no idea where to start, you can’t decide how to structure it and you’ve found a whole host of others things that you can do instead. Don’t worry, that’s a totally normal...

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Distance and Digital Learning Debate

Distance and Digital Learning Debate Published on  YouTube, May 6, 2012 Are online degrees real degrees? In what ways are online degrees different from one another and also different from traditional degrees? What demonstrable skills does the holder of an online degree posses? Are there safeguards in place to prevent students from...

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Latest Open University News

Once again this past week we’ve been busy scanning across the internet to find the latest information and Open University courses. This week we continue to cover the strike action, take a look at the new concept of nano-degrees and a massive investment in Future Learn. Remember if there’s a free course...

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How Long Does it Take to Mark an OU TMA?

By Leanne Goodall Waiting for that OU TMA to come back can bring out a huge mix of emotions Let’s be honest, that’s the question that everyone wants the answer to when they first submit assignments with The Open University. We put all of our blood, sweat and tears into the TMA...

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Latest Open University News

Once again this past week we’ve been busy scanning across the internet to find the latest information and Open University courses. This week we learn about part-time fee grants, living the OU dream and Amazon’s new physical bookstore. Remember, if there’s a free course or bit of news on the agenda then...

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Once again this past week we’ve been busy scanning across the internet to find the latest information and Open University courses. This week we follow the ever expanding story of university cuts, easing the burden of textbooks and pink protests. So if there’s a free course or bit of news on the...

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The Lifelong Journey of Learning

From a Guest Contributor Learning is in our nature and a lifelong experience Did you ever get that feeling of passion in the pit of your stomach that drives you to keep going?  What evokes such passion?  What leads human beings to continue to push themselves to their peaks? Some may argue...

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7 Steps to Detonating that Tricky TMA

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