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Introduction to Week 1

Week 1 introduction and outline of activities.

Welcome to Week 1: Your Learning Environment!

This week is all about the learning environment – the digital space where much of your learning will take place and the tools and technologies in and around it.

This is the outline for the week’s learning.

Expectations of HE

  • Welcome
  • Introduction to Week 1
  • Why this Course?
  • Digital Literacy
  • What do you think HE will be like?
  • What is it really like to be an HE student?

Accessing online learning

  • Navigating Access and Logins
  • Accessibility and Assistive Technology
  • Explore Accessibility Tools – Investigation Activity

Online Learning Environments

  • About Online Learning Environments
  • Tools in the Online Learning Environments
  • Lecture Recording
  • Conferencing
  • Explore conferencing – Practice activity

Assignments & Assessments

  • Online submission
  • Referencing
  • Explore referencing tools – Investigation activity
  • Plagiarism
  • IP


  • Check your learning: Week 1
  • End of Week 1 summary and review

Let’s get started!

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