Am I ready to be a distance learner?

Am I ready to be a distance learner?

Students new to distance learning often return to study after a gap. Many say they feel unprepared and not confident that the skills they already have will enable them to succeed.

This free course will help to support you in becoming a confident distance student. It will guide you through five simple interactive steps to refresh your approach to learning. You will explore useful study skills, time management, assessment, becoming digitally ready, and effective engagement with course materials.

  • Introduction
  • Learning outcomes

1 How will I find time to study?

2 Do I have the right skills for study?

3 Do I have the digital skills to be a distance learner?

4 Am I ready to learn?

5 Do I understand how assessment will help my learning?

6 Self-assessment activity

  • References
  • Acknowledgements
+ Course description

Students new to distance learning often return to study after a gap. Many say they feel unprepared and not confident that the skills they already have will enable them to succeed.

This free course will help to support you in becoming a confident distance student. It will guide you through five simple interactive steps to refresh your approach to learning. You will explore useful study skills, time management, assessment, becoming digitally ready, and effective engagement with course materials.

+ Course outline
  • Introduction
  • Learning outcomes

1 How will I find time to study?

2 Do I have the right skills for study?

3 Do I have the digital skills to be a distance learner?

4 Am I ready to learn?

5 Do I understand how assessment will help my learning?

6 Self-assessment activity

  • References
  • Acknowledgements

   3 hours study

  Level 1: Introductory

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   3 hours study

  Level 1: Introductory

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • identify areas of study strengths in preparation for becoming a distance learner
  • explore and reflect on skills that are valuable for distance study
  • identify opportunities to further develop your skills as a distance learner
  • understand the attributes of a successful distance student.
+ Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • identify areas of study strengths in preparation for becoming a distance learner
  • explore and reflect on skills that are valuable for distance study
  • identify opportunities to further develop your skills as a distance learner
  • understand the attributes of a successful distance student.

Download this course for use offline or for other devices

  

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Download this course for use offline or for other devices