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Computing tips and techniques

Find some handy tips for making more effective use of your computer.

Submitting and collecting assignments

How to overcome any computer issues you might experience around assignment completion, submission and collection.

Study skills for online learning

Find some new study habits to help you study modules that are presented online.

Using OU systems

The OU uses online systems, such as Adobe Connect for online rooms. Learn more here.

Troubleshooting your computer

Having particular problems with your computer? … Try here for guidance on using SPSS, Java, etc.


Find out how we can facilitate your online study – for users of mobile devices and for disabled students.

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