OU sites – OUBS France, Employee Development

August 10th, 2006

Two more new OU brand sites you may not have seen. Employee development The Open University (OU) and the OU Business School work with thousands of organisations to promote professional and management skills that deliver business results. With its range of business, management and vocational courses and renowned flexible learning methods, the OU is ideally […]

New, Research, You

August 8th, 2006

Three new OU screens (from Green Cathedral?) Research at the OU Same old stock images but the layout is nice (fantastic grid design). Some bad usability going on here though. On the research highlights page there are a bunch of things that look like links when they aren’t (at least in Firefox). The Back to […]

What’s a learning journal?

August 8th, 2006

Use the Learning Journal to reflect on key milestones in your development. It can help you to analyse your progress and to reflect on what you have learned. Teachernet The crucial thing is that students can reflect on something they have done in their studies. This is commonly known as reflective learning. The most popular […]

design inspiration: yOU

August 7th, 2006

Who says the new brand needs to be bland? Whoever designed the “YOU” (learn, earn and be free from debt) publication doesn’t think so. It’s been out a while but it still stands out from the crowd of normal OU publications as being rather exciting and enticingly designed. Whoever came up with it really ought […]