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What you will learn

  • Develop effective online learning strategies that work for you, and produce useful and reflective notes.

  • Contribute meaningfully to online learning discussions.

  • Develop the skills to lead productive collaborative work online.

  • Explore research tools and approaches to find and evaluate online information.

Skills you will gain

online collaborationOnline Researchstudy skillsonline communicationsCritical Thinking
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Beginner Level
Approx. 4 hours to complete
English

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University of Leeds

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Week 1: Being an effective online learner

2 hours to complete
10 readings
10 readings
Welcome to the course2m
How to learn effectively online10m
Learning from different media15m
Reading and note taking5m
Tailoring your reading strategy5m
Managing your study time10m
Reflective learning5m
Writing a reflective log5m
Write a reflection on your learning this week10m
Summary2m
1 practice exercise
Check your understanding5m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Week 2: Communicating and collaborating online

2 hours to complete
11 readings
11 readings
Welcome to Week 22m
How online communication helps your learning5m
Different ways to communicate online5m
Being respectful when communicating online5m
How to have productive online discussions 10m
Debating issues and dealing with disagreement5m
Working with others online5m
Tools for working with others online5m
How to give constructive feedback5m
Summary5m
Future steps10m
1 practice exercise
Check your understanding10m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Week 3: Researching online

1 hour to complete
8 readings
8 readings
Welcome to Week 32m
Investigating a topic5m
The limitations of popular search engines5m
How to improve your search results10m
What is critical thinking?5m
How do you think critically?10m
Evaluating sources5m
Summary2m
1 practice exercise
Check your understanding10m

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