Weekly study3 hours
Preparing for Higher Education
Prepare for higher education with Arden University
Taking your first steps in higher education can be daunting. The digital education experts at Arden University are on hand to prepare you for your learning journey.
Breaking down the myths around teaching and learning, this four-week course makes starting out in higher education easy. You’ll build the skills, confidence, and digital literacy you need to thrive in your own programme and environment.
Build study skills and strategies for higher education
Throughout the course, you’ll focus on building up practical skills and strategies that will help you throughout your time in higher education.
You’ll discover tips and tricks around note-taking, referencing, mind mapping, and a host of other vital study skills.
Grow your confidence and discover collaborative learning
Beyond these concrete practical skills, you’ll also work on developing a more positive, confident, and resilient mindset. With this, you’ll be ready to take on the challenges of higher education, and get the most out of your learning experience.
You’ll also learn how teamwork and collaborative thinking can help you grow and mature as a learner.
Develop a toolbox for digital learning
In the fourth and final week of the course, you’ll explore the power of technology for learning.
You’ll identify digital tools that will facilitate your learning, including note-taking and referencing softwares, e-learning apps, and cutting-edge AI tools.
You’ll finish the course equipped and ready to survive and thrive in higher education.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Recognise and address possible learning myths and self- limiting beliefs
- Develop useful note-taking skills and develop a personal approach, supported by digital tools
- Know that everyone can learn mathematics and apply tools to develop mathematical resiliency
- Explore collaborative relationships and membership in Communities of Practice and understand the various benefits of collaborative learning
- Identify digital tools which can support various areas of learning, including notetaking, mind-mapping and referencing and build confidence in using these tools for learning and employability.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone hoping to apply for or about to begin a higher education programme.
Covering general studies skills and tools, the course is applicable to all subjects, programmes, and course providers.
Who developed the course?
Arden University has a proud heritage in providing flexible and accessible higher education. We’ve grown and evolved from our beginnings in 1990 as the chosen online learning partner for universities across Britain, to offer a new kind of learning experience, providing both online and blended learning degree courses that meet the changing needs of modern life.
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