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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. This free course, ICTs: Technology news, explores the use of the Web as a resource for keeping up to date, looking in particular at how to assess material available online.
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- take better notes
- evaluate web-based resources
- recognise different learning styles
- demonstrate 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
- Keep on learning
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ICTs: Technology news
This course 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 course 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 course encourages you to develop as an independent, confident learner.
This OpenLearn course provides a sample of level 1 study in
This free course includes adapted extracts 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 courses or view the range of currently available OU Information and Communication Technologies courses.
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Originally published: Thursday, 17th March 2016
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