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

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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