Presenter Ray Thomas filming Open University programme T100/31 ‘The Economics of traffic congestion: traffic control in action’ (1972).
T100 was the first Technology foundation course created by The Open University and it was presented from 1972 to 1979.
When the OU first opened its doors to students in 1971, there were four foundation courses offered for Mathematics, Understanding Society, Humanities and Science. By 1972, OU students had increased to 36,000 including 50 of the first post-graduate students.
Like more OU history? Make sure you visit the Open University Digital Archive.