Module code: EAL7204
HEAR transcript: included as co-curricular activities
Module duration: 5 weeks / 2hrs a week
Skills Points for doctoral students: 10
Preparation and assessment: none
This five-week module gives learners the tools to stay active and perform academically to the best of their ability. We’ll try out planning tools to help organise our time and stay on top of deadlines; explore how to make the most of lectures and seminars, how to take effective notes, how to communicate effectively with tutors, how to make a success of group work and how to read actively and plan assignments. These classes provide an invaluable opportunity to share and try out different approaches to learning with students from other disciplines. It is particularly suitable for distance learners and anyone keen to hone their study skills at university.
Key skills: learning to learn, active notetaking, critical thinking
Students' feedback on this module:
"Our teacher was amazing, so lively and engaged in supporting us!"
"This module taught me how to use technology more in my studies. I think can organise my time better now."
"I enjoyed this module and meeting friends from other departments!"