Study Skills for Distance Learning

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Study Skills for Distance Learning Theme A

BSc.(Hons) Engineering Management Degree
Subject: Study Skills

A report on the existing study skills of the author and areas where he can improve and develop his long distance work based learning techniques to successfully complete the Engineering Management BSc. (Hons.) Degree.

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Content Page 1 Introduction 2 Learning Outcomes for Study Skills Module One Figure 1 3 Activity One Developing learning independence 4 Activity One Developing learning independence continued 5 Develping Yourself as an independent learner Questionaire 6 Develping Yourself as an independent learner Questionaire continued 7 Develping Yourself as an
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The most revealing of these are the SWOT analysis threats and weaknesses which need to be overcome to limit the impact or impede a student’s academic progress through to completion of the BSc (Hons) Engineering Management degree.
Through the process of completing these tasks the student will gain a strong understanding of distance learning skills which will be of great advantage throughout the degree course, maintaining focus, motivation, with in-time work and achieving good grades. In figure one are the learning outcomes the author aims to demonstrate.


Identify the situations in which you learn most effectively

Assess your individual Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats and mitigate them appropriately

Locate information relevant to studies from a variety of sources and use a range of media to retrieve it

Apply effective research skills and strategies by engaging in primary research in the workplace

Use appropriate self management strategies to plan, manage and successfully complete a project

Use the process of reflection to enhance your ability to learn

Evaluate your progress towards becoming an independent learner and have an effective action plan for future development

Figure 1: Learning Outcomes for Module One (Howitt, 2012, pg 6).

Activity 1. Developing Learning

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