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ICTs: Technology news
To develop as an independent, confident learner you will need to learn the study skills...
To develop as an independent, confident learner you will need to learn the study skills involved in reading articles, taking notes and summarising the information that you have obtained from an article. The unit explores the use of the Web as a resource for keeping up to date, looking in particular at how to assess material available online.
This is what you should have achieved when you have completed your study of this unit:
- have developed your skills in taking notes;
- have developed your skills in evaluating Web-based resources;
- be able to recognise different learning styles;
- have developed an awareness of ethical issues involved in online communication.
- Current section: Introduction
- Learning outcomes
- 1 Take note
- 2 News from the Web
- 3 Learning to learn
- 4 Working with others online
- Next steps
ICTs: Technology news
This unit will help you to develop the study skills involved in reading articles, taking notes and summarising the information that you have obtained from an article. The unit also explores the use of the Web as a resource for keeping up to date, looking in particular at how to assess material available online. Finally, the unit encourages you to develop as an independent, confident learner.
This material is from our archive and is an adapted extract from Networked living: exploring information and communication technologies (T175), which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you want to study formally with us, you may wish to explore other courses we offer in this.
This is an extract from an Open University course which is no longer available to new students. If you found this interesting you could explore more free Information and Communication Technologies course units or view the range of currently available OU Information and Communication Technologies courses.