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Improving Learning Skills

Overview

Studying is an active process. Open learning materials enable adult learners to take responsibility for their own learning. This course has been prepared as an open learning resource for people who wish to undertake a learning programme, which involves them preparing for a period of studying. It is designed either to form part of any course of study or may be used as a freestanding guide by students.

You can use this course as an active learner, to identify:

  • what you know already
  • what you need to know
  • what interests you
  • how to use your knowledge to enhance your critical awareness.
  • This course will enable you to improve your study skills and it is designed for students, practitioners and other people involved in learning and/or being assessed.

Modules

Introduction and Objectives

Learning to Learn

Setting Aside Time for Study

Concentration   

Effective Reading

Effective Note-taking      

Preparing to Write

Planning and Writing the Assignment

Assessment     

Basic Research                        

Introduction to Computers

Spreadsheets and Excel            

Using Databases and Access                

Word Processing with MS Word 

Resource File   

Further Study and Reading

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

Studying is an active process. Open learning materials enable adult learners to take responsibility for their own learning. This course has been prepared as an open learning resource for people who wish to undertake a learning programme, which involves them preparing for a period of studying. It is designed either to form part of any course of study or may be used as a freestanding guide by students.

You can use this course as an active learner, to identify:

  • what you know already
  • what you need to know
  • what interests you
  • how to use your knowledge to enhance your critical awareness.
  • This course will enable you to improve your study skills and it is designed for students, practitioners and other people involved in learning and/or being assessed.

Modules

Introduction and Objectives

Learning to Learn

Setting Aside Time for Study

Concentration   

Effective Reading

Effective Note-taking      

Preparing to Write

Planning and Writing the Assignment

Assessment     

Basic Research                        

Introduction to Computers

Spreadsheets and Excel            

Using Databases and Access                

Word Processing with MS Word 

Resource File   

Further Study and Reading

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

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