Supporting Open Learners provides an introduction to the main methods and issues in support systems for open learning. It aims to give a broad view of support.
Learning materials and other resources
The role of the supporter
Providing support: the early stages
Maintaining learner progress
Technologies for support
What qualification is awarded upon completion?
Qualification 1: Supporting Open Learners Certificate
Supporting Open Learners Certificate, entitling you to use the letters SAC Cert after your name.
There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.
This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 48 hrs.
After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.
- All study materials
- Study Guide
- Full Tutor and Admin support