Accessibility Statement for Environment: journeys through a changing world (U116)
Mode of study
This module has six printed books and online materials. The online materials are composed of pages of text with images, audio and video clips (with transcripts and subtitles), diagrams, interactive media and animations. Online materials also include links to external resources, online forums and online tutorial rooms.
This module has online tutorials. Although not compulsory, tutorials will help you consolidate your learning.
Mathematical and scientific expressions and notations
Basic mathematical and scientific symbols and expressions are used in the module and you may be required to use such notation in a small proportion of the assessment.
Diagrams and other visual content
The study materials contain some diagrams, graphs and photographs. Reading and interpreting these is an important part of the study of this module and is assessed. Figure descriptions are provided for all figures.
On occasion you may be required to search for, and make use of, third party material online. Alternatives can be used to enable you to meet the Learning Outcomes of the module. Please contact us if you have any concerns about this aspect of your learning.
This module has Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs), which must be submitted online via the OU electronic TMA system.
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.