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Open University DD308: Full EMA

DD308 OU

I have released this EMA to help future OU students who are studying on the same course. It received a mark within the 70% region and will hopefully be of use as an example or guideline for DD308 students to look at. Image Credit: Taken from the #dd308 hashtag on Twitter What...


How to Start Again After Settling Your Student Debt

If you have finally managed to pay off all your student debt, it is important that you change your money mindset and make better decisions in the future. There are plenty of things you can do with your newly found financial freedom, such as starting a business, a side hustle, or even...


Open University DD308: All TMA and EMAs

Making social worlds In order to survive, human beings live in social worlds which create security, foster stable attachment between individuals and things, and regulate behaviour. This accessible, vocationally relevant module demonstrates how sociological approaches can be applied to make sense of these processes – investigating how they work and how they...


Normal Student Life When Studying With The OU

Being a student isn’t just about learning and securing a good education for yourself. For a lot of people, this is a turning point in life, marking their transition from teenager to young adult, and it will be a very important time. Over the course of a handful of years, university will...


Open University Masters: Entry 22


By David Wells, editor at Surviving the OU Weeks 14-15: How to use Learning Design Studio Things have taken a turn for the next few weeks as Block 3 moves into group-work territory. We were asked to choose a topic to cover (local history, digital storytelling and others) and are asked to...


Finding The Right School For Your Child

The school years are coming, and they’re coming fast! It seems only yesterday your little one was just learning to walk, and now they’re learning how to grow up in an environment outside of your own house. It’s a hard adjustment for everyone involved in the process: no longer are your going...


The Most Lucrative Careers You Can Have With Your Psy.D

Getting your doctorate in psychology is no easy feat. After years of schooling and clinical experience, you want to make sure it pays off monetarily. If you’ve completed a PsyD program whether it be a PsyD online program or not, you’re almost at the finish line. In order to even get to...


4 Ways To Drive Towards Your Culinary Career Dream

When your friends were watching cartoons on a Saturday morning, you were tuning into the cookery channel. Yes, your parents thought this was a little strange at the time, but now it all makes sense considering your dreams of a career in the food industry. You realize that the roadmap to your...


Build Yourself A New Career As A Tradesman

If you’re the kind of person that gets bored stiff sitting in the office at a desk and you’re constantly itching to get out and do something practical, a career in the trades could be perfect for you. You can make good money and be your own boss if you set up...