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Introduction to Enhancing Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

This course provides an introduction to approaches and methods used to evaluate and enhance your teaching, and your students’ learning. The key question we answer is “How do you know you are doing a good job?”. In this course we will help you to...
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Preparing for University

In this course you will explore key skills needed for success in higher education: developing skills relating to critical thinking; holding a supported, substantive argument; analyzing and using data or sources critically. These are university-level...
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English for Academic Purposes: A MOVE-ME Project Course

This resource, developed within the MOVE-ME project by UniStraSi, NUI Galway, The Open University and CTI will guide you through the features of academic discourse in English, and enable you to understand and produce written and aural academic texts....
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Learning Online: Searching and Researching

In this course, you’ll explore the rich and diverse range of information available to you online, how to use search tools effectively, and the ways in which you can begin to assess information that you might want to use in your studies. Using a wide...
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Learning Online: Reflecting and Sharing

In this course, you’ll be introduced to some of the tools you can use to help you reflect on your learning; such as short tests and quizzes or online logs and journals. You will then move on to focus on sharing your learning with others. By producing...
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Learning Online: Managing Your Identity

Many of us now have an online identity running alongside our everyday lives. In this course you’ll consider your online presence; you’ll discover how what we say and do online can have major implications for our real lives, and those of others. You...
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Learning Online: Learning and Collaborating

Online learning is likely to be important for you in the future, either at university or in the workplace. Learning online is different to learning in the classroom as it requires different skills. This course will help you to develop those skills,...
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An Intermediate Guide to Writing in English for University Study

Throughout this resource you will expand your academic English skills and learn the necessary extended writing and research skills for producing a thorough and high standard extended essay. You’ll get an introduction to research tools, writing...
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Academic Integrity: Values, Skills, Action

What is academic integrity? Why is it so important in academia? And how can you, as a student at university, achieve with integrity and honesty? These are some of the important questions we’ll explore over the four weeks of the course. As we do so,...
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How to Succeed in Your EPQ: The Nuts and Bolts of Completing Your Project

Discover all things 'Extended Project Qualification' with this resource. You’ll look at reasons to do an EPQ, explore the research process and assessment criteria, and get practical advice on time management and doing your EPQ presentation. You’ll...
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