Online Learning

Useful links to free online learning resources.

How to Learn Online: Getting Started

Explore the benefits of online learning and discover how to successfully learn online.
Time commitment: 3 hours a week for 2 weeks


Improving Your Study Techniques

Improve your study skills and get better results by learning to use the 'three-step study model'.
Time commitment: 2 hours a week for 4 weeks.


Returning to Education as a Mature Student

Thinking of returning to education as a mature student? Make sense of higher education and reflect on your next steps.
Time commitment: 4 hours a week for 2 weeks.


Preparing to Learn Online at University

Need advice on how to study online? Discover study techniques and skills for learning online as part of your university studies.
Time commitment: 2 hours a week for 3 weeks.


OpenLearn Create

OpenLearn Create is an innovative leading open educational platform where individuals and organisations can publish their open content, open courses and resources.


Open Educational Practices in Scotland: Short courses

This collection has a number of short courses and articles which will help develop your understanding, skills and knowledge of online learning and how to facilitate online learning opportunities.


Related resources

Scottish Union Learning Webinars Scottish Union Learning's webinar sessions, hosted on the Crowdcast platform.