The University of Sydney
Problem-Solving Skills for University Success
The University of Sydney

Problem-Solving Skills for University Success

This course is part of Academic Skills for University Success Specialization

Taught in English

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Katherine Olston
Lydia Dutcher

Instructors: Katherine Olston

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23 hours (approximately)
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30 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.9

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96%

Beginner level
No prior experience required
23 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 6 modules in this course

After this module, you will be able to 1. Understand the structure & expectations of the course 2. Understand expectations about Problem-Solving within academic culture 3. Articulate the skills & dispositions needed for Problem-Solving 4. Demonstrate awareness of ethical issues related to academic integrity surrounding Problem-Solving

What's included

6 videos8 readings6 quizzes3 discussion prompts

After this module, you will be able to 1. Categorize different problems based on their type 2. Identify the different problem types most common at university 3. Recognise language associated with descriptive & analytical problem types 4. Recognise & apply the four-step problem solving process

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9 videos4 readings6 quizzes3 discussion prompts

After this module, you will be able to 1. Apply strategies to help you better understand a problem & identify the goal of a problem 2. Generate ideas or approaches for solving a problem 3. Apply strategies to help you find alternative solutions 4. Recognise the place of research & evidence in problem solving 5. Identify & justify formulas, theories or outside tools required for problem solving.

What's included

8 videos6 readings6 quizzes3 discussion prompts

After this module, you will be able to 1. Change analogies & viewpoints to solve problems. 2. Apply a variety of forms of reasoning & thinking. 3. Employ creative techniques to the solution of problems. 4. Evaluate a number of solutions to a problem to determine the best one.

What's included

9 videos5 readings6 quizzes3 discussion prompts

After this module, you will be able to 1. Communicate your solutions to problems to your audience. 2. Study for university exams, & communicate your solutions to problems in exams. 3. Deal with competing priorities at university. 4. Find solutions to problems that can occur at university.

What's included

10 videos6 readings6 quizzes3 discussion prompts

What's included

3 readings1 peer review1 discussion prompt

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4.7 (339 ratings)
Katherine Olston
The University of Sydney
9 Courses141,379 learners
Lydia Dutcher
The University of Sydney
5 Courses96,608 learners

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