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PDC50519 - Preparation for Study at CQUniversity

Overview

At a glance

This online Short Course will introduce both new and prospective students to the context of university learning and will help you become effective lifelong learners. Different perspectives on learning are examined in the context of University study. By developing an understanding of the principles and techniques of effective learning at University, you can apply this to be a successful self-regulated learner who manages your learning environment and learning tasks. You are expected to engage actively with the learning resources for this course.

This resource-based learning approach allows you to progress at your own pace. There are reading materials and engagement activities. This is a student-centred approach that requires you to make use of the online space and learning tools specifically designed to meet course outcomes.

There is no fee associated with this short course.

Study Mode Online
Intake Dates Year Round

Hours of study

3 hours

Career Opportunities

This course is suitable for anyone wishing to gain skills to prepare for the university study experience.

Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course will introduce both new and prospective students to the context of university learning and will help you become effective lifelong learners. Different perspectives on learning are examined in the context of University study. By developing an understanding of the principles and techniques of effective learning at University, you can apply this to be a successful self-regulated learner who manages your learning environment and learning tasks. You are expected to engage actively with the learning resources for this course.

This resource-based learning approach allows you to progress at your own pace. There are reading materials and engagement activities. This is a student-centred approach that requires you to make use of the online space and learning tools specifically designed to meet course outcomes.

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. Compare and contrast different conceptions of learning and how these influence your learning
2. Apply principles of effective learning to your own study as the basis for successful lifelong learning
3. Understand a range of written communication and presentation skills relevant to University learning and global practice.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements to enrol in this course.

Program Structure

Self-paced online study with a Multiple Choice Quiz (MCQ).

How to Apply

Enrolment

For direct access to the course, visit cpd.cqu.edu.au