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How to: get a degree with the Open University

I’ve just completed year 4 of 6 with the Open University for a degree in Business Studies. The thought of graduating at the grand old age of 25 is helping me to power through the remaining 24 months. 156 more words

Smartphones and Mobile Technology: Learning anytime, anywhere?

As I continue on in my 6 month course in Technology Enhanced Learning with the Open University, I’ve come across a week devoted to mobile technology (handheld technology in particular, such as smartphones and tablets) and its potential uses for teaching and learning. 629 more words


Exam over - let the summer reading begin

I did it! I survived a three-hour exam on the nineteenth century novel. I even enjoyed it, just a little.

The exam was yesterday morning. I woke early feeling a bit nervous but, thankfully, the adrenalin kicked in. 244 more words

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Phew - Made It!!

It’s been a busy few months on the Mushy Cloud and you may have noticed an absence of blog posts for a while. I have recovered from my heavy (oh so heavy!) workload now and I hope you will rejoin me as I start my blogging experience again. 793 more words


Emotional exhaustion

I’ve just watched the BBC One programme The Big C & Me. I didn’t watch it because I wanted to rather I watched it because I felt I should. 419 more words


The final exam countdown

In just one week it will all be over. I will have completed my Open University nineteenth century novel exam.

This time next week I will either be celebrating because it went very well, and all the books I wanted to crop up on the exam paper did crop up, or I will be fretting that it’s all gone horribly wrong. 251 more words

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Calling time on the Open University

Today marks the final day of my final Open University module. Technically I finished the course yesterday because that is when I submitted my last piece of work (ever!) but today is the final deadline and therefore today is my last day as an OU undergraduate student. 1,280 more words