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

Link: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/online-learning

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.

Link: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/improving-study-techniques

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.

Link: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/mature-learners-support-in-returning-to-education

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.

Link: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/preparing-to-learn-online-at-university

OpenLearn Create

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

Link: https://www.open.edu/openlearncreate/

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.

Link: https://www.open.edu/openlearncreate/course/index.php?categoryid=24

Related resources

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

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