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Philosophy & Religious Studies

The Limits of Knowledge (Scepticism)

In this course, Dr Ema Sullivan-Bissett (University of Birmingham) explores the limits of knowledge (scepticism). In the first module, we contrast normal incredulity to philosophical scepticism, and examine various ways to remove grounds for...

7 lectures

1:10:24

English Literature

Dystopian Literature

In this course, Professor Nicole Pohl (Oxford Brookes University) provides an introduction to and overview of dystopian literature. In the first module, we introduce the concepts of 'utopia' and 'dystopia' themselves, as well as the idea of...

7 lectures

1:20:55

Prof. Nicole Pohl

Oxford Brookes University

Psychology

Sports Psychology – Exercise and Mental Health

This course, by Dr Anthony Miller (Staffordshire University), explores the relationship between exercise and mental health. In the first module, we think about what exercise is and what mental health benefits it can bring. In the second module, we...

5 lectures

0:43:14

Dr Anthony Miller

Staffordshire University

Psychology

Sports Psychology – Performing with Others

This course, by Dr Matthew Slater (Staffordshire University), explores how we perform with others in sport and exercise. In the first module, we think about cohesion and the factors which make up Carron’s model of cohesion. In the second module,...

5 lectures

0:45:13

Dr Matthew Slater

Staffordshire University

Psychology

Sports Psychology – Anxiety and Arousal

This course, by Dr Jamie Barker (Loughborough University), explores anxiety and arousal in sport and exercise. In the first module, we think about what anxiety and arousal are in the context of sport and exercise. In the second module, we think...

5 lectures

0:41:20

Dr Jamie Barker

Loughborough University

English Language

Accent and Dialect

In this course, Dr Chris Montgomery (University of Sheffield) explores accent and dialect variation, and also attitudes to accent and dialect variation. In the first module, we introduce some of the key terms associated with accent and dialect,...

7 lectures

1:01:20

Dr Chris Montgomery

Sheffield University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Wittgenstein's Language Games

In this course Dr Rupert Read (University of East Anglia) explores Wittgenstein’s language games, with special reference to religious language and belief. In the first module, we introduce language games in the context of Wittgenstein’s...

6 lectures

0:49:42

Dr Rupert Read

Aquinas College

Psychology

Psychopathology – The Stress Response

This course, by Dr Shanti Shanker (Bournemouth University), explores the stress response. In the first module, we think about the physiology of the stress response and whether it is generalised or stimulus specific. In the second module, we think...

6 lectures

1:09:20

Dr Shanti Shanker

Bournemouth University

Psychology

Statistics for Psychologists – Inferential Statistics

In this course, Dr Alison Wadeley (Bath Spa University) explores the challenging subject of inferential statistics. In the first module, we think about the decision tree required to establish which non-parametric test should be used, based on the...

5 lectures

0:42:54

Dr Alison Wadeley

Bath Spa University

English Language

Language and Power

In this course, Professor Emma Moore (University of Sheffield) thinks about the relationship between language and power. In the first module, we think about the relationship between social class, language and power, focusing in particular on the...

6 lectures

0:54:13

Prof. Emma Moore

Sheffield University

Psychology

Sports Psychology – Personality in Sport

This course, by Dr Anthony Miller (Staffordshire University), explores the role that personality plays in sport and exercise. In the first module, we think about different ways to measure aspects of personality, understood as an enduring trait. In...

5 lectures

0:45:08

Dr Anthony Miller

Staffordshire University

Psychology

Sports Psychology – Self-Efficacy

This course, by Dr Jamie Barker (Loughborough University), explores self-efficacy in the context of sport and exercise performance. In the first module, we think about how self-efficacy and self-confidence are defined and differentiated. In the...

5 lectures

0:48:37

Dr Jamie Barker

Loughborough University

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