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Basic Study Skills


Basic Study Skills
Basic Study Skills

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Basic Study Skills Course
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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 761 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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  • April Smith
    April Smith United States of America I know this will help my time management skills and help me to get a better grade in my college courses 2015-07-29 09:07:19
  • Meegan Davis
    Meegan Davis New Zealand Useful to get a quick grasp on the study techniques available. 2015-07-29 08:07:27
  • Gabriel Matut Maliah
    Gabriel Matut Maliah South Sudan Basic study skills course will enable an ambitious person to further his career in all aspects of learning environments . It is one of the most skills in learning and a must learn skills since education is a lifelong process until death and with this skill learned, one will be on mountaintop as he or she desires. 2015-07-29 07:07:22
  • Gabriel Matut Maliah
    Gabriel Matut Maliah South Sudan Iam an ambitious person who really needs to upgrade my study skills for furthering my career development to have wider opportunities in life. 2015-07-29 07:07:36
  • Tonya Pieczynski
    Tonya Pieczynski United States of America Love the way the course is out lined and paced. 2015-07-29 02:07:48
  • Destine Cameron
    Destine Cameron United Kingdom A good course for refreshing and gaining a basic understanding of how you learn, how to use the mind mapping appropriately, devising a schedule and the importance of keeping to it helps you to realise your responsible for your time. Reading, writing, listening, speaking and telephones skills; equips you to be ready to analyse information and communicate appropriately overall a good course to prepare for study especially if you've been out of study for a while I would recommend this course. 2015-07-28 23:07:23
  • Yusuf Saldiwala
    Yusuf Saldiwala Sri Lanka In my opinion this course was beneficial for me , especially the time management course which teaches the way of managing time in the fast moving world. The mind mapping course was also very beneficial and helpful for me in this environment which has surrounded us with immense information and knowledge. In large the whole course was helpful and beneficial. 2015-07-28 12:07:17
  • Jaco Louw
    Jaco Louw South Africa Valuable. 2015-07-27 07:07:40
  • Jenive Mills
    Jenive Mills Bahamas It was very informative. 2015-07-24 23:07:04
  • Cristina Boicheva
    Cristina Boicheva Bulgaria Thank you! This was a very good course it help me a lot! 2015-07-23 21:07:49
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