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Learning Skills

Learning to change: you and your learning

"This unit is about using learning to bring about personal change. This assumes that learning can help achieve such change. It aims to be the first step in showing you how this is possible. The unit has three separate but related aspects: 1.The unit begin

Module C1 : Learning at university

This module highlights some of the key features of university reading and writing

Listening Skills (PDF)

A chapter on listening skills from the textbook, Communication Skills, developed by the Language Communication for Development Department at the Bunda College of Agriculture, University of Malawi.

Communication Skills Textbook (Word)

This textbook has been designed to support students who are studying Communication during the first semester of the first year. This textbook has been created by lecturers from the University of Malawi - Bunda College of Agriculture.

Communication Skills Textbook (PDF)

This textbook has been designed to support students who are studying Communication during the first semester of the first year. This textbook has been created by lecturers from the University of Malawi - Bunda College of Agriculture.

Module C1 ? Learning at university

This module highlights some of the key features of university reading and writing

Learning, thinking and doing

How do we learn? Understanding `how` is the key to learning more effectively. This unit looks at the three main categories of theories: the acquisitive, constructivist and experiential models of learning. There is no right way to learn but developing an ac

Learning Styles

The aim of this lesson is to help students identify their personal learning styles so they can study and learn more effectively

Active Learning

The aim of this lesson is to enable students to take control of their learning in a positive way.

Successful Learning Skills

Discussion and suggestions on planning your learning efforts to be successful in college courses. Seven key points are covered including: time commitment, capacity to concentrate, regular study times, variety and repetition, interaction with other students