Accessibility Statement for Introducing health and social care (K102)
Mode of study
The OU strives to make all aspects of study accessible to everyone and this Accessibility Statement outlines what studying K102 involves. You should use this information to inform your study preparations and any discussions with us about how we can meet your needs.
Most of this module's study materials are online. Online materials are composed of pages of text with images, audio/video clips of 2-10 minutes long (all with transcripts/subtitles) , diagrams/interactive media/animations/multiple choice self-assessed quizzes. Online materials also include links to external resources, online forums and online tutorial rooms. The only printed material provided is the reader which supplements the core teaching material which is online.
This module provides a range of learning events including a single face-to-face day school and online tutorials. The face-to-face learning event offers an online 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.
Diagrams and other visual content
The study materials contain some diagrams/graphs/photographs. Reading these is an important part of the study of this module. Figure descriptions are provided for all figures.
You may be required to search for, and make use of, third party material online.
This module has Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs), which must be submitted online via the OU electronic TMA system, Interactive Computer- Marked Assignments (iCMAs) completed online, and an End-of-Module Assessment submitted online.
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.
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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