7.5 Summary

We very much hope that you now have all the information and enthusiasm you need to apply for a tutoring vacancy with The Open University. Now is a suitable time to review and reflect on what you have learned from this course.

Now you have completed this course you are able to: 

  • Identify the core aspects of the OU tutor role
  • Summarise the OU’s teaching methods and technologies
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Computing and Communications curriculum
  • Describe the tutor’s role in correspondence tuition
  • Explain the role of CPD in supporting the development of pedagogic practice with novice tutors.

Digital badge and Statement of Participation

The final step towards your digital badge and Statement of Participation is to complete the end-of-course knowledge assessment in step 7.7.

7.4 Equal opportunities

7.6 Further video resources