Accessibility Statement for An introduction to law (W101)
Mode of study
All of this module’s study materials are online. Online materials are composed of pages of text with images, 8 audio and 20 video clips totalling 205 minutes in length (some with transcripts), diagrams, interactive media and multiple choice self-assessed quizzes. Online materials also include links to external resources, online forums and online tutorial rooms.
This module provides face-to-face tutorials. Each face-to-face learning event 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, or working together with fellow learners on a task.
Diagrams and other visual content
The study materials contain a considerable number of photographs. Reading these is an important part of the study of this module. Figure descriptions are provided for most figures.
You may be required to search for, and make use of, third party material online. Alternatives for assessed research material can be provided to enable you to meet the Learning Outcomes of the module.
Specialist reading material
In this module you will be working with specialist reading material such as statutes and case reports. These are delivered online via a third party.
This is a Single Component Assessment (SCA) module. The module has Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs), which must be submitted online via the OU electronic TMA system, Interactive Computer- Marked Assignments (iCMAs) completed 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.
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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.