Category: General Articles

Open University Masters: Entry 18

By David Wells, editor at Surviving the OU David looks at emerging technologies and prepares for the first TMA Here we go then, another two weeks to get my teeth stuck in to…am I enjoying it so far? It’s OK I suppose. Struggling to find the time each week to be honest,...

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Open University Masters: Entry 17

By David Wells, editor at Surviving the OU David is hitting the theory hard in his latest two weeks of H817 The most recent activities are detailed below. Week 3: Debates and theories in elearning This was a solid week where we began picking in to elearning theories and ended the week...

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Be Up And In Not Down And Out As A Student

Student life is notoriously known for being difficult. Frugal budgets, Ramen noodles and more late nights and coffee than you’ve ever known make up the elements in the life of a new university student. Mature students often get the better deal when it comes to studying, as they’re already established in the...

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Open University Masters: Entry 16

By David Wells, editor at Surviving the OU David is all ready for the second year of his MAODE course Welcome back everyone! Hope your Open University studies are going well or you are enjoying a well-earned break. Either way, no messing about, let’s get straight into it. I’ve started the second...

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Taking Your Education to the Next Level: Five Tips

If you already have a degree and would like to get higher up on the career ladder, you might be thinking about going back to school. With the development of online communication and collaboration technologies, it is now simple to complete an online course at your own pace. You can keep working,...

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How to Hire a Good Teacher

If you’re somebody who has any say in the hiring process of teachers, or if you want to have such a role at some point in your career, then it’s imperative that you know how to spot a good teacher when you see one. It’s imperative because teacher selections matters, it really...

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It’s Never Too Late To Change Career

If every day feels the same at work, and the only moment you’re looking forward to is the Friday afternoon when you can finally leave work behind for two whole days, it’s probably time to consider making a change. A lot of professional change careers up to five times during their entire...

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