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Smarter Learning - Improve Your Study Skills and Practices Course


Smarter Learning - Improve Your Study Skills and Practices
Smarter Learning - Improve Your Study Skills and Practices

Improve your study skills with effective techniques to help you learn successfully


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Course Description

Starting a new course can be daunting as we can often doubt our ability and skills in learning. Fortunately, learning can be improved by the development of new personal study skills and practices. This free online course gives you the opportunity to understand how to learn effectively, teaches the fundamental skills necessary to improve your learning and performance and helps you to achieve both academic and personal success. The topics covered include key skills in learning, good academic practise and how to find information. You will also focus on developing your reading and thinking skills which are vital in any course of study. This course is ideal for preparing prospective students for life as a student and for life-long learners working in businesses and organisations.

CERTIFICATION

To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to purchase your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this course you will know the most effective techniques to help you learn. This will motivate you when revising for exams and you will know how to manage your time more efficiently.You will be able to identify the main framework for learning effectively to improve your learning and performance. You will be able to study effectively through better communication, information technology and problem-solving skills. You will know the importance of good academic practice when finding and using information.You will know the best study methods when reading large amounts of information.

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 370 votes
Course Title: Smarter Learning - Improve Your Study Skills and Practices
Course #: 363
Course Publisher: OpenLearn
Course Category: 6
Content Origin:
Course Description: Starting a new course can be daunting as we can often doubt our ability and skills in learning. Fortunately, learning can be improved by the development of new personal study skills and practices. This free online course gives you the opportunity to understand how to learn effectively, teaches the fundamental skills necessary to improve your learning and performance and helps you to achieve both academic and personal success. The topics covered include key skills in learning, good academic practise and how to find information. You will also focus on developing your reading and thinking skills which are vital in any course of study. This course is ideal for preparing prospective students for life as a student and for life-long learners working in businesses and organisations.
License: This course is available from OpenLearn through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date: 11 July 2013
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 4-5 Hours
Video/Audio: Low
Audio Only: None
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Lower High/ Secondary School
Validation: Level 3
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Jodie Young
    Jodie Young United Kingdom Good course 2016-08-23 15:08:49
  • Reshama Jadhav
    Reshama Jadhav India Being associated with ALISON was a great help in getting through smarter Learning - Improve Your Study Skills and Practices Course. This course gives me new approach toward my professional & personal life. Now I will be able to respond changes positively and will definitely peruse my goals. Confidence & direction I got from this course is to much valuable for seeker like me. Looking forward for more valuable, knowledgeable courses from ALISON. Thank you So Much!!! 2016-07-15 14:07:21
  • John Bermejo
    John Bermejo Peru I really liked it. It gives a lot of ideas about how to perform better as a student, specially at later years of school or university. 2016-03-02 09:03:16
  • Olutunde Oluwole
    Olutunde Oluwole Nigeria Very nice topic with interesting ideas about learning. Very practicable. 2015-10-07 12:10:18
  • Renee Greathouse
    Renee Greathouse United States of America Good course, excellent ideas. 2015-08-03 07:08:48
  • Rucille Ruelo Mercado
    Rucille Ruelo Mercado Denmark Informative and very helpful for someone who really wants to learn how to learn. 2015-01-10 16:01:09
  • Talaat Magdy
    Talaat Magdy Egypt Very useful and excellent explanation. 2014-10-01 15:10:35
  • Stephen Akongo Mayube
    Stephen Akongo Mayube Kenya IT'S GOOD AND EXCITING COURSE ESPECIALLY FOR LEARNERS AND EDUCATORS.EVEN OTHERS CAN STILL BENEFIT SINCE AT ONE TIME OR THE OTHER THEY TRY TO LEARN SOMETHING! 2014-08-23 20:08:26
  • Jane Oluchi Ohaka
    Jane Oluchi Ohaka Nigeria Course Module: Module 2: Key Skills in Learning Course Topic: Working with others Comment: every module in this course is essential if you really want to learn how to learn. big thanks to alison for doing a great job. 2014-03-05 12:03:21
  • edwin nipwapwacha
    edwin nipwapwacha Tanzania Course Module: Module 2: Key Skills in Learning Course Topic: Working with others Comment: it is true that we need to improve our skills in working with others. thank you Alison! 2014-02-16 09:02:52
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