Course title:
Early Years Information and Study Skills
Tutor:
Kailash Parekh
Course ID:
C3129018
Start date:
28/02/2022
End date:
21/03/2022
Timetabled sessions
Date Times Hours
Mon 28 Feb 2022 11:00 AM - 13:00 PM 2
Fri 04 Mar 2022 11:00 AM - 13:00 PM 2
Mon 07 Mar 2022 11:00 AM - 13:00 PM 2
Fri 11 Mar 2022 11:00 AM - 13:00 PM 2
Mon 14 Mar 2022 11:00 AM - 13:00 PM 2
Fri 18 Mar 2022 11:00 AM - 13:00 PM 2
Mon 21 Mar 2022 11:00 AM - 13:00 PM 2
Total sessions: 7
Total number of classroom hours: 14
Independent online hours: 0
Total hours: 14
Date
Mon 28 Feb 2022
Times
11:00 AM - 13:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 04 Mar 2022
Times
11:00 AM - 13:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Mon 07 Mar 2022
Times
11:00 AM - 13:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 11 Mar 2022
Times
11:00 AM - 13:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Mon 14 Mar 2022
Times
11:00 AM - 13:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Fri 18 Mar 2022
Times
11:00 AM - 13:00 PM
Hours
2
Date
Mon 21 Mar 2022
Times
11:00 AM - 13:00 PM
Hours
2
Total sessions:
7
Total number of classroom hours:
14
Independent online hours:
0
Total hours:
14
Venue:
Online Learning with Zoom and Canvas
Leads to qualification?    No
Level:     Level 1 (level information)
Is this course part of a programme of study?
No
Programme details
Programme title:
Programme aims:
Programme description:
Who is this programme for?
Optional Activity Start date End date Fee
Fee
£42.00 or free on some courses if you are in receipt of some benefits
What skills or experience do I need to join this course?
This course is for beginners
Before you can join this course you will need to talk to a member of staff and do an initial assessment to make sure the course is right for you. Please call the Student Support Team on 0300 303 3464
This course is for beginners
Before you can join this course you will need to talk to a member of staff and do an initial assessment to make sure the course is right for you. Please call the Student Support Team on 0300 303 3464
What else do I need to know? Is there anything I need to provide?
A reliable device with access to the Internet is essential. You will need this for the Zoom teaching sessions and for submitting assignments and general learning on Canvas. A commitment to study.
Course aim:
The primary aim of the Study Skills course is to ensure that students have the skills, knowledge and commitment to submit work in a timely manner. Suceesful completion of this course will enable you to progress onto the Level 1 accredited course.
Course description:
This study skills course will provide you with the necessary study skills needed to do well in your Level 1 course such as: Time management and commitment to study. How to use Canvas to submit assignments. IT skills for writing assignments on Word General writing skills (punctuation, grammar, spelling) note taking research skills You will also be given information on the progression route specifically relating to Early Years Level 1 course, available to you after the successful completion of this course.
By the end of the course I will be able to:
1. 1. Be able to use Zoom platform for online learning.
2. 2. Be able to submit assignments, read tutor feedback and access learning materials on Canvas
3. 3. Be able to plan for, edit and produce a final written piece of work
4. 4. To understand how to take notes efficiently and carry out research for learning.
5. 5. Be able to manage your time efficiently by meeting deadlines.
How will I learn?

We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required learning activities on your own.

The WEA tutor will use a range of teaching and learning activities and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning. Your tutor will use tasks to see how you are learning, which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects, discussion, written or practical work. Your tutor will give you feedback on your learning and progress.

WEA Canvas online learning area

Whether your course is face to face or online, the WEA uses its online learning area, called Canvas, to support your learning. This includes using Canvas to think about and record your progress and to give your tutor and the WEA feedback on your course. Your tutor may put resources or activities on Canvas to use during or between lessons. If you want to understand more about our Canvas online learning platform please visit: www.wea.org.uk/help

WEA online sessions/ courses- Zoom

If your course is online, you will join a virtual classroom using a weblink: the WEA uses a video-conferencing tool called Zoom. To use Zoom you will need a Laptop, Computer, Tablet or Smart phone which has speakers, a microphone and a video camera. For some courses, to submit work, we advise you to use a laptop or computer. For more information on Canvas and Zoom please visit www.wea.org.uk/help

Information and advice

For more information and advice about our courses phone our support team on 0300 303 3464 or email: courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

Support

We will ask you about any support you may need when you enrol. You can also telephone the Student Support Team on 0300 303 3464 or email studentsupport@wea.org.uk. The earlier you tell us about your needs the better. We will be able to provide help more quickly.

You can also find out about what support is available through our Student Handbook. This highlights what you can expect from WEA and what we expect from you. https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/student-handbook

For information about course fees and financial support whilst you study visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/course-fees-and-financial-support

For student support relating to specific learning need or disability visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/learningsupport

What next?

Your tutor will talk with you about what you could do following this course.

You can also find information on our website to support you to make decisions about what you can do next https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/whatsnextandprogression

You may benefit from speaking to the National Careers Service regarding your future career plans - call 0800 100 900 or visit their website https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk