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.
Introduction and Objectives
Learning to Learn
Setting Aside Time for Study
Preparing to Write
Planning and Writing the Assignment
Introduction to Computers
Spreadsheets and Excel
Using Databases and Access
Word Processing with MS Word
Further Study and Reading
On completion of your course, you will receive two certificates:
Certificate 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Improving Learning Skills Diploma
Improving Learning Skills Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.
With this course you will have unlimited access to your own personal tutor who specialises in their field of study. It is your personal tutor's role to ensure that you receive constructive feedback and to deal with any queries you may have. You are more than welcome to telephone, fax or email your personal tutor.
You will also have access to a dedicated and friendly team of administrators and course advisors who offer sound and professional guidance and advice when you need it. This ensures that you will never feel neglected and that you will always succeed!
Requirements for Entry
There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.
This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 156 hrs.
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.
* All study materials
* Study Guide
* Full Tutor and Admin support