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Basic Study Skills


Basic Study Skills
Basic Study Skills

Improve the way you study by learning effective study techniques


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Course Description

Use this free online course to identify your personal learning style and learn about key study skills such as: mind mapping, time management, keeping a study diary, reading and writing techniques, as well as listening, speaking and telephone techniques. This free course is ideal for students, both young and old. By picking up appropriate study skills, you will find it easier to succeed in remembering things for exams and other tests.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will learn effective methods that you can use when studying for exams. These include mind mapping, time management, reading, writing, listening, speaking and telephone skills.


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Module Title
Basic Study Skills

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 742 reviews
Course Title: Basic Study Skills
Course #: 52
Course Publisher: West Lothian College
Course Category: 6
Content Origin: West Lothian College
Course Description: Use this free online course to identify your personal learning style and learn about key study skills such as: mind mapping, time management, keeping a study diary, reading and writing techniques, as well as listening, speaking and telephone techniques. This free course is ideal for students, both young and old. By picking up appropriate study skills, you will find it easier to succeed in remembering things for exams and other tests.
License:
Release Date: 27 February 2012
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 0-1 Hour
Video/Audio: None
Audio Only: None
Animation: Medium
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Post-Secondary
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Kelly Fox
    Kelly Fox United Kingdom Full enjoyed this short course. It includes everything you need to know about getting the most out of your learning. It has helped me a lot. Well worth taking. 2015-06-24 09:06:04
  • Jennifer Jiang
    Jennifer Jiang United States of America As a current student, I found this very helpful and hope this will help me next semester :) 2015-06-22 19:06:46
  • Jeremy Morris
    Jeremy Morris United Kingdom Some useful information in there generally. It does not give question set to break down the learning types, it more opens your eyes to the fact that there are different ways to learn. 2015-06-22 17:06:01
  • Agela Tuilawa
    Agela Tuilawa Fiji I do believe that this course will help me improve my skills of studying as a student. It will also broaden my knowledge to learn new skills and put them into practice. 2015-06-22 05:06:23
  • Susan Edwards
    Susan Edwards United States of America Great refresher course for someone whose been out of work for a year or so. 2015-06-21 18:06:11
  • Analyn Cabrera
    Analyn Cabrera Philippines Basic Study Skills Guide is very detailed and easy to learn. 2015-06-21 14:06:37
  • Ivy Guimaraes
    Ivy Guimaraes Brazil It gave some interesting tips. 2015-06-20 21:06:32
  • Jesica Mae Rico
    Jesica Mae Rico Philippines I learned a lot about the different learning styles. I am going to experiment until I find the most suitable learning style for me. 2015-06-19 19:06:19
  • Derin Osindero
    Derin Osindero Nigeria A very straight to the point educative compilation on the treated topics. It re-enforced some topics I knew before and I learnt some others for the first time. Thank you very much for the great work you are doing here. 2015-06-19 13:06:48
  • Lisa Gertjegerdes
    Lisa Gertjegerdes Germany Very Basic. But a good introduktion to mindmapping. I would have liked more information on training your listening skills. 2015-06-17 15:06:18
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