Professor Michael Pentz discusses the creation of the first Open University courses, including the need for editors and the invention of OU computer marked assignments and home experiments.
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Duration: 00:01:40
Keyword(s): course team, module team, home experiment, HEK
Contributor(s): Professor Michael Pentz
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Footage description: Group of academic staff (course team) seated around a table. Close up of a member of the team (male). Close up of another member of the team smoking a pipe (male). Pentz speaking, seated in front of a bookshelf. Science Home Experiment Kit box being opened and unpacked by two female students in a kitchen. Voice over by Pentz.
Master programe code and title: Open Forum 41: The First Ten years
Master programme recording date: 26/02/1979
Master programe filename: NC_1979_OpenForum_041.avi
Master programme production number: FOUD049H
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