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Living with the internet: learning online

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Learning online is one of the great advantages of information technology. This free course, Living with the internet: learning online, will help you establish a safe and comfortable working environment to ensure that your study time at the computer screen does not impact on your health. It also looks at the basic skills for online study, such as file management and installing software.

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • tackle computer-based tasks more confidently
  • demonstrate awareness of preferred learning styles.

By: The Open University

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Living with the internet: learning online


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This course provides an introduction to learning online. The course discusses the basics of online study, including file management and ensuring you are using a PC in a safe and healthy way. You will then be invited to assess your style of learning and consider how you can ensure you are 'computing with confidence'.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of level 1 study in Computing & IT [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]

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