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- Improving Learning Skills Course
Successful study takes more than gathering information and reproducing it in essays and examinations. Studying involves knowing how to approach a problem, analysing the problem, identifying what you already know, deciding how to gather more information, and much more. This course will help you gain and improve your study skills.
Improving Learning Skills Course Outline:
Studying is an active process. Open learning materials enable adult learners to take responsibility for their own learning. This course is a learning resource for people who wish develop their academic skills before embarking on a period of study. It is designed to be studied alongside a course or even taken on as a freestanding project. You can use this course to identify what you know already, what you need to know, and what interests you. It will also teach you how to use your knowledge to enhance your critical awareness.
The syllabus for this course includes:
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
- Job Interview Skills Course
Getting the job you want is not about following rules or giving the right interview answers. It is about presenting yourself authentically and professionally. Feeling nervous and underprepared may jeopardise people’s chances of being chosen for a role. This is why it is important to be calm, prepared and confident. This course aims to refine your interview techniques and make you the most employable you can be.
- The Effective Learner Course
This course considers the importance of study skills and how we can identify and enhance our current skill set. By taking a closer look at different learning styles and picking one we relate to, we can adapt our study methods make our learning more effective. Finally, we will look at some basic time management techniques to enable you to plan and organise your studies and stay motivated.