Presentation on theme: "Independent Learning Taking responsibility for your own learning"— Presentation transcript:
1 Independent Learning Taking responsibility for your own learning Research skillsFeedbackStudy skillsComputer skillsLearning resourcesLearning outcomesSelf and peer assessmentTime management
2 Motivated to learn Being responsible for your own learning You set challenging but attainable goalsYou deal with procrastination
3 Manage your own timeYou actively identify what is important to you in your studiesYou balance your studies and social life.You use your time effectively and know where resources are.You understand how you learn best.
4 Reflect on your own learning You develop your ability to reflect on your progress.You record how you are developing a wide range of skills.You know what feedback you need from tutors and peers and how to use it.
5 What sort of learner are you? Your LearningDependent LearnerIndependent LearnerMotivation to learnYou predominantly respond to the pressures of the system through deadlines, penalties and marksYou respond to the external pressures, but you are also seeking personal satisfaction and want to learn as much as you canWhat you learnThe content and resources are determined by your tutorsAlthough your tutors give guidance on resources you need, you happily seek out your own resourcesManaging your own learningYou follow your tutors’ instructions to the letter, and do not go beyond it.You are keen to develop personal strategies for learningReflection on your learningYou find little opportunity in your studies to do this, and you may not be encouraged to do it either.You are keen to reflect on what and how you learn.
6 Understanding your learning style Useful web sites to check your present Learning style:-