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Week 5: Learning tool kit

Introduction

This week the course will provide you with a selection of learning tools that are particularly useful for academic study. As well as core tools like effective note-taking and reading skills, the Succeed with learning tool kit also includes using mind maps for study, using online information and an introduction to academic referencing.

These topics are introduced fairly briefly, simply so that you are aware of what they mean and how they can be used. You will then be able to explore them further and apply them more fully in any future courses you may choose to study.

Jonathan introduces Week 5 in the following video:

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After this week you will:

  • have started to build a learning tool kit
  • understand what is meant by the term ‘academic skills’
  • be able to use mind maps for your learning and planning
  • understand how to use PROMPT to check online information.