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Accessibility Statement for The uses of social science (DD206)

Mode of study

Most of this module’s study materials are online. Online materials are composed of pages of text with images, audio/video clips of up to 45 minutes long (all with transcripts/subtitles). Online materials also include links to external resources, online forums and online tutorial rooms. Printed materials are provided for some module content.

Tuition strategy

This module provides face-to-face tutorials. Each tutorial offers an online (or other) alternative. Although not compulsory, attendance at tutorials will help you consolidate your learning. 

Working with others

You will be required to work with other students. This includes looking at, and commenting on, others’ work, reflecting on others’ comments on your work, and/or working together with fellow learners on a project/task.

Assessment

This module has Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs), which must be submitted online via the OU electronic TMA system, and an End-of-Module Assessment submitted online. 

Feedback

You will receive feedback from your tutor on your submitted Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs). This will help you to reflect on your TMA performance. You should refer to it to help you prepare for your next assignment.

Schedule

All University modules are structured according to a set timetable and you will need time-management skills to keep your studies on track. You will be supported in developing these skills.

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