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Psychology

Research Methods – The Economics of Psychology

In this course, Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores the procedures and economics of the psychology research process. In the first module, we think about why understanding the processes of psychological research is important....

6 lectures

1:07:27

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Cognition and Development – Behaviourist Learning Theories

This course, by Dr Cathal O’Siochru (Liverpool Hope University), explores behaviourist learning theories in the context of growth and development. In the first module, we think about what learning and development is and how it relates to...

5 lectures

0:56:56

Dr Cathal O'Siochru

Liverpool Hope University

Psychology

Statistics for Psychologists – Measurement Levels

This course, by Professor Dominic Dwyer (Cardiff University), explores measurement levels and scales. In the first module, we think about the origin of measurement scales in psychology, and the role of Stanley Smith Stevens in establishing the...

6 lectures

1:02:01

Professor Dominic Dwyer

Cardiff University

English Language

Language, Gender and Sexuality

In this course, Professor Helen Sauntson (York St John University) explores language, gender and sexuality. In the first module, we provide an introduction to the field, including an overview of recent research. In the second module, we think...

6 lectures

1:00:23

Prof. Helen Sauntson

York St John University

English Language

Language and Power

In this course, Professor Annabelle Mooney (University of Roehampton) explores the relationship between language in power. In the first module, we explore the concept of speech acts and Jakobson's six functions of language. After that, we...

6 lectures

1:08:09

Prof. Annabelle Mooney

Roehampton University

English Language

Discourse Analysis

In this course, Professor Veronika Koller (Lancaster University) provides an introduction to discourse analysis. In the first module, we introduce the concept of discourse, before turning in the second module to think about the concept of critical...

6 lectures

0:53:46

Prof. Veronika Koller

Lancaster University

English Language

Accent Bias

In this course, Dr Dominic Watt (University of York) explores the concept of accent bias – the idea that some accents are considered 'better' or 'more correct' than others. In the first module, we think about what we mean when we talk about...

4 lectures

0:45:21

Dr Dominic Watt

York University

English Language

Analysing Language

In this course, Professor Rodney Jones (University of Reading) explores how we can analyse texts on a linguistic level, i.e. by looking at the language itself. In the first module, we think about what we mean by the word 'text', including the...

6 lectures

0:51:32

Prof. Rodney Jones

Reading University

English Language

Language and Social Media

In this course, Dr Christian Ilbury (QMUL) explores the use of language on social media. In the first module, we think about the influence of technology and the internet on language more generally. After that, in the second module, we think about...

6 lectures

0:42:53

Dr Christian Ilbury

Suffolk University

English Language

Language, Gender and Sexuality

In this course, Dr Lucy Jones (University of Nottingham) explores language use through the lens of gender and sexuality. In the first module, we outline some of the traditional approaches to the question of why men and women use language...

5 lectures

0:34:30

Dr Lucy Jones

Nottingham University

English Language

Creative Writing

In this course, the novelist Anthony Cartwright (UWE, winner of the Betty Trask Award for his 2004 novel, The Afterglow) introduces some techniques for improving creative writing, both descriptive and narrative. In the first two modules, we think...

7 lectures

1:13:25

Mr Anthony Cartwright

UWE Bristol

English Language

Creative Writing

In this course, the writer and critic Edmund Gordon (author of The Invention of Angela Carter: A Biography) provides some tips and tricks for improving one's creative writing, both fiction and non-fiction. In the first module, we think about the...

5 lectures

0:35:03

Mr Edmund Gordon

King's College London

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