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Effective Study Habits for Higher Education - PDC71365

Would you like to know more about how to improve your study habits and be an independent and successful student? This micro-credential will guide you through activities to understand your personal learning style and responsibilities and inspire you to create positive new study patterns. You will be provided with strategies to maintain study habits that are creative, reflective, effective, active and motivating to help you achieve your study goals. As a micro-credential, this course gives you a certificate of completion and a digital badge to display in your profile or share on social media.

DOMESTICINTERNATIONAL
STUDY MODES

Online

Fee

$271

DURATION

18 hours

University study requires independent learning. This online micro-credential will explore what to expect from the higher education experience and some of the ‘big picture’ issues that influence your success as a university student. This micro-credential provides an understanding of learning styles, personal responsibilities, and strategies to help you maintain study habits that are Creative, Reflective, Effective, Active and Motivated (CREAM) (Cottrell 2013).

Students who successfully complete the set of 9 micro-credentials* developed from the unit SKIL40025 Preparation Skills for University, (which forms part of the Skills for Tertiary Education Preparatory Studies (STEPS) CL03), may be eligible for credit transfer, pending all other entry requirements to the Skills for Tertiary Education Preparatory Studies (STEPS) CL03 are being met, as automatic entry will not apply.

*Includes the following micro-credentials:

1. Effective Study Habits for Higher Education

2. Personality Types and Learning Styles

3. Critical Thinking

4. Finding and Evaluating Scholarly Research

5. Effective Note-Taking and Paraphrasing

6. Enhancing your Oral Presentation Skills

7. Assessment Strategies and Brain-Based Learning

8. Clever Career Planning

9. Preparing for Success in Higher Education: Assessment Module.

This online micro-credential provides a creditable micro-credential and digital badge which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

Standard Micro-credential Structure

Duration:

18 hours

1. Identify effective study habits essential for success in higher education

2. Apply the CREAM strategy to identify and develop effective learning strategies

3. Recognise the personal responsibilities of a student required for success in higher education.

4. Understand what stress is and recognise the signs and triggers of stress.

5. Recognise and use strategies to minimise stress.

6. Understand what resilience is and how to develop it.

7. Understand what mindfulness is and how to develop it.

Assessment

Online Quiz

There are no specific entry requirements

Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Students who successfully complete the set of 9 micro-credentials* developed from the unit SKIL40025 Preparation Skills for University, (which forms part of the Skills for Tertiary Education Preparatory Studies (STEPS) CL03), may be eligible for credit transfer, pending all other entry requirements to the Skills for Tertiary Education Preparatory Studies (STEPS) CL03 are being met, as automatic entry will not apply.

*Includes the following micro-credentials:

1. Effective Study Habits for Higher Education

2. Personality Types and Learning Styles

3. Critical Thinking

4. Finding and Evaluating Scholarly Research

5. Effective Note-Taking and Paraphrasing

6. Enhancing your Oral Presentation Skills

7. Assessment Strategies and Brain-Based Learning

8. Clever Career Planning

9. Preparing for Success in Higher Education: Assessment Module.

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