Tagged: distance learning

The Student Room talks Open University

Some of these discussions are slightly old but the content and sentiment is still very relevant to anyone considering studying with the Open University. http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=2115101 http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1838091 http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1356200 http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=2656822 http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=194212 http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=381747 http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki/Open_University http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=2668747 http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=2462562


Open University Reviews

Here are some of the links to reviews we have found that may be useful to anyone considering studying with the Open University. If you have any to add then feel free to leave below in the comments section. Thanks, David. Open University Reviews – Course and Study Reddit link –> http://www.reddit.com/r/OpenUniversity...


AA100 Revisited

The Burial at Thebes – Seamus Heaney translation   Commissioned to mark the centenary of the Abbey Theatre in Dublin in 2004, “The Burial at Thebes” is Seamus Heaney’s verse translation of Sophocles’ great tragedy, “Antigone” – whose eponymous heroine is one of the most sharply individualized and compelling figures in western...


H817 OU: TMAs and EMA

Considering studying for the H817 Masters course? See the assessment criteria and level of questions you’ll need to get past in order to pass this module. Tutor-marked assignment TMA01 Length: 1500 words H817 learning outcomes addressed Understanding what constitutes openness and innovation in technology enhanced learning. An appreciation of the key factors...


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...


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...


Open University Masters: Entry 21

By David Wells, editor at Surviving the OU I’ve been snowed under recently with OU work so it’s been difficult finding the time among TMAs and “life” to write blog posts. Sounds typical – I’m caught in meta loop where I haven’t had time to write about my OU experiences because I’m...


Open University Students: Note Taking Tips

By Luke Murphy – Guest Contributor Note taking can be daunting, especially for those who have been out of education for a long time, such as myself. I have noticed quite a lot of people on my tutor group asking about note-taking techniques, so I thought it would be great if this...


Open University Masters: Entry 20

Open University H817

By David Wells, editor at Surviving the OU David looks at Open Educational Resources and MOOCs Week 9: OER reuse and sustainability Open Learning heavyweight Martin Weller introduced us to this week’s activities and OER in general. The study objectives, if met, would enable us to understand:¬† the use of appropriate licences...


Open University Masters: Entry 19

OU H817

By David Wells, editor at Surviving the OU David has got the TMA out of the way and focuses on H817 Block 2 Week 7: Introduction to openness in education This is our introduction to Block 2 which is entitled Open Education so it gives us a pretty clear indication of what we...