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By The Open University. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
The Open University transforms lives. Millions have realised or expanded their potential through flexible education programmes allowing them to study whenever and wherever they choose. From short courses to degree–level study, the quality of The Open University’s teaching programmes and tutors is renowned and respected across the globe. The Open University has pioneered a unique distance education method called supported open learning, a radical alternative to traditional campus teaching. The Open University is open to new educational methods to support students from diverse backgrounds, taking full advantage of information and communication technologies, innovative learning media and teaching methods. Students are supported by a tutor and support staff, with well planned, structured courses using the best blend of learning media for the subject, including online methods where appropriate. The Open University is a recognised public university in the UK and is a world leader in using technology to support learning.