OpenLearn wins cutting edge award for Ancient Olympics

A learning unit about the Ancient Olympics hosted on The Open University’s free educational resource website OpenLearn has been recognised internationally with an Award for OpenCourseWare Excellence. One of five global winners in the multimedia category, the award for Ancient Olympics: Bridging Past and Present was announced at the OpenCourseWare Consortium’s OER12 Conference in Cambridge on Monday (16 April 2012), with the unit’s use of multimedia highly praised.

To read the full story see the OU website.

For a look at the Olympics portal visit

View Ancient Olympics on OpenLearn.

OpenLearn, a free learning resources website from the OU, has had over 20.9 million visits since its launch in 2006. It has around 11,000 hours of learning materials including 6,697 hours taken from our undergraduate and postgraduate modules.

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