FutureLearn - Learning Online

Resources to help you prepare for learning online.

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

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

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

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

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