Once again this past week we’ve been busy scanning across the internet to find the latest information and Open University courses. The greatest university on the planet (we reckon anyway) is always innovating and leading the way on many issues that affect us around the globe and these news pieces reflect just that. So if there’s a free course or bit of news on the agenda then hopefully we will pick it up and stick it on the next Open University news.
Is the Open University too open? A disgruntled reader of The Times thinks so.
Understanding the click: Exploring engaged student learning on an Open University module. In this post, Richard J. Jones reflects on his involvement in a project looking at ‘Engaged Student Learning’, part of the HEA’s Strategic Enhancement Programme. The project, which took place in the Arts Faculty at The Open University, was run by Lynda Prescott, a Staff Tutor and Senior Lecturer in English.
A unique radio show which aims to help people with their finances and spread knowledge by offering the incentive of an Open University certificate at the end has started. Share Radio, which started last year and is the home of the weekly This is Money Show, is launching the Managing My Money audio course after the online version attracted 50,000 participants. It will be available to listen both live and via podcast in partnership with the Open University Business School.
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