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The Student Blog Party

I’ve been trying to learn more about blogging lately and how to make the most of my wordpress site. In doing so, I came across the idea of ‘blog parties’. 276 more words

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Surviving The OU

It’s been a great weekend for us. We’ve been to London to visit the Queen (ish), we’ve absorbed all kinds of history that was JUST FOR FUN and not one single TMA was involved. 128 more words

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5 Free Online Courses on the First World War from FutureLearn

From WW1 FL Memorials

Fig.1 The Response, Newcastle

There are several ways to enter thinking relating to the First World War courtesy of Open University subsidiary FutureLearn. 579 more words

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A200: I Found Time To Paint My Nails! 

Wow, what a whirlwind I appear to be in right now. I’m taking a few days out to breathe and see the bigger picture. I need to get my head in the right place ready for the final push towards the end of A200. 395 more words

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9 ways to create the perfect online course

Fig.1 Mosaic by featured in the University of Cape Town FutureLearn course ‘Medicine and the Arts’

Don’t call MOOCs MOOCs, they are ‘courses.’

Don’t even call them online courses. 878 more words


Do you know where you're going?

What do you do when you have to choose which way to go?

Last year I (eventually) chose to challenge myself by studying my then nemesis subject, history. 639 more words

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Roller coasters

I’ve never liked roller coasters. Right from an early age I remember being terrified that someone might make me get on one. I spent my childhood avoiding them like the plague. 300 more words

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