Transitioning to Higher Education

Transitioning to Higher Education

Course provided by Pearson

Summary overview

  • Online anytime

  • 2 hours study time

  • Cross-sector

  • Free

  • Level NA

About this course

Help students start university in 2020, set expectations, highlight differences with prior learning and support development of key skills. Free until August 2021.

Learning outcomes

  1. Understand how your course is likely to be delivered within the current situation.
  2. Navigate different types of learning activities that are used in digital learning settings.
  3. Reflect on your feelings about your transition to higher education (HE) within the current situation.
  4. Identify the differences between HE and prior learning levels.
  5. Define the key expectations of you as a HE student.
  6. Understand the importance of digital literacies to your success in your HE journey.
  7. Assess your digital literacy skills and identify areas for improvement.
  8. Reflect on some of the familiar challenges faced by HE students.
  9. Identify and access the typical support services available to you.
  10. Prepare for your (virtual) first day.