Accessibility Statement for Criminal law and the courts (W111)
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 less than 10 minutes (with transcripts/subtitles); diagrams; interactive media; animations; and multiple-choice self-assessed quizzes. Online materials also include links to external resources, online forums. We provide printed materials for all module content.
This module provides online tutorials. Although not compulsory, tutorials will help you consolidate your learning.
Working with others
You’ll be required to work with other students, but we will not assess this work. 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 task.
Diagrams and other visual content
The study materials contain some/a considerable number of diagrams, graphs and photographs. Reading and interpreting these is an important part of the study of this module. We provide descriptions for essential figures.
W111 uses different note taking and mind mapping tools. Some of these will present information, others will be offered to for your use when engaging with activities to develop an awareness for your own learning style.
Specialist reading material
In this module, you’ll be working with specialist reading material such as case reports and legislation which will be presented online.
This module has Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs), which you must submit online via the OU electronic TMA system; interactive computer-marked assignments completed online; and an end-of-module assessment submitted online.
You’ll 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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We structure all University modules to a set timetable and you’ll need time-management skills to keep your studies on track. We’ll support you in developing these skills.