What Qualification/level is this course?
This course does not lead to a qualification and is for personal development.
Who is the course for?
This course will take students to a virtual journey across South and Central America.
What can I expect to learn?
. Students will learn about the ways the people there have dealt with the everyday conditions imposed on them by the environment they live in. Showing videos, audio recordings and articles on this virtual journey towards the discovery of amazing landscapes.
How will I learn?
Your tutor will use a number of different teaching methods to develop your skills. These will include a wide range of authentic materials, individual study, working in pairs/group activities and will include the use of video/audio. You will also have the opportunity to use online learning technologies to develop your skills.
How will I know how well I am doing?
Your tutor will give you feedback on classroom activities and tasks undertaken. Individual learning outcomes will be agreed at the beginning of the course, taking into account the course aims and your personal aspirations. These will be reviewed with you at regular intervals and you will be encouraged to reflect on your own learning and record your feedback in your Individual Learning Plan.
Will I have to do any work at home?
Home study is optional; but you will be encouraged to work away from the course to develop your skills and get the most from your course.
To get the most from the course, we recommend you spend about 2 hours a week to go over what you have learnt and prepare for the next session. Your tutor will normally set you a task to do at home, which may involve reading, writing or researching information about a specific topic
What will I need to provide?
To participate in this course, you will need a laptop, tablet or PC with webcam a microphone, internet connection with Google Chrome browser, an email address and be able to access websites.
You will need pen, paper and a ring binder in which to keep course materials, assessment sheets and your individual learning plan.
Are there any other costs?
What can I do next?
Your tutor will be pleased to discuss other courses that might assist your progression in this subject. If the progression course is not in the programme it can be set up subject to sufficient numbers.
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