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FutureLearn: Get Started with Online Learning

 with  Laura Hills

Develop the skills you need to make online learning a success

The internet is playing a bigger role in our work and social lives. But have you considered studying online?

Studying at a campus university isn’t for everyone. If you have caring responsibilities, want to re-skill to change careers or wish to earn while you learn, then online study may be for you.

In this online course, you will find out what online learning is and what it can offer you. You will discover the skills required for online study; evaluate your own skills; examine how students form online communities; and learn how to benefit from flexible study arrangements and dedicated tutors.

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Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
Pace Upcoming
Institution The Open University
Provider FutureLearn
Language English
Certificates Paid Certificate Available
Hours 3 hours a week
Calendar 2 weeks long

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What are MOOCs?
MOOCs stand for Massive Open Online Courses. These are free online courses from universities around the world (eg. Stanford Harvard MIT) offered to anyone with an internet connection.
How do I register?
To register for a course, click on "Go to Class" button on the course page. This will take you to the providers website where you can register for the course.
How do these MOOCs or free online courses work?
MOOCs are designed for an online audience, teaching primarily through short (5-20 min.) pre recorded video lectures, that you watch on weekly schedule when convenient for you.  They also have student discussion forums, homework/assignments, and online quizzes or exams.

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