university studies

  1. Carolyn

    How MOOCs Can Help Students Prepare for University

    Massive Open Online Courses (more commonly known as MOOCs) are educational courses which are delivered online and are open to a large group of students who all learn the same thing at the same time. MOOCs are often delivered by renowned professors from prestigious universities and they're...
  2. Coursera

    Coursera English Composition I

    Overview You will gain a foundation for college-level writing valuable for nearly any field. Students will learn how to read carefully, write effective arguments, understand the writing process, engage with others' ideas, cite accurately, and craft powerful prose. Course Learning Objectives •...
  3. Coursera

    Coursera Writing in English at University

    Overview Acquiring good academic research and writing skills early on is essential for your success both at university and in your professional life. This course aims: - to give you an understanding of the conventions of academic writing in English and to teach you the components and benefits...
  4. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn English for Academic Study

    Overview Increase your knowledge of English for academic study If you are preparing to study at a university where the first language is English, this course aims to help you understand what is expected, develop skills to help you learn independently, and build your confidence. You will have...
  5. Coursera

    Coursera Preparing for Graduate Study in the U.S.: A course for international students

    Overview This course prepares you to embark upon your future graduate studies in the U.S. with confidence. In this MOOC, you'll have the opportunity to meet other prospective graduate students, hear from experienced international graduate students in the United States, and to practice sharing...
  6. Coursera

    Coursera Studying at Japanese Universities

    Overview Are you interested in studying at Japanese universities? Do you want to learn about Japan’s university application and enrollment processes, as well as the types of programs on offer? This course will help you to both discover great programs offered by different Japanese universities...
  7. Coursera

    Coursera U101: Understanding College and College Life

    Overview College can be confusing and intimidating, but U101 can help. If you were just admitted to college and are nervous about what the next step in life might look like, this course is for you. If you are the parent of a newly admitted college student and curious about what college life is...
  8. Coursera

    Coursera Information & Digital Literacy for University Success

    Overview This Specialization is aimed at preparing students for undergraduate study in an English-speaking university. The course equips you for full participation and engagement with your studies by building awareness and understanding of the core values and expectations of academic culture...
  9. Coursera

    Coursera Problem-Solving Skills for University Success

    Overview In this course, you will learn how to develop your Problem Solving and Creativity Skills to help you achieve success in your university studies. After completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Recognise the importance and function of problem solving and creative thought within...
  10. Coursera

    Coursera Critical Thinking Skills for University Success

    Overview In this course, you will learn how to develop your Critical Thinking Skills to help you achieve success in your university studies. After completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Use critical thinking and argumentation in university contexts to improve academic results 2...
  11. Coursera

    Coursera Communication Skills for University Success

    Overview This Specialization is aimed at preparing students for undergraduate study in an English-speaking university. The course equips you for full participation and engagement with your studies by building awareness and understanding of the core values and expectations of academic culture...
  12. edX

    edX University Studies for Student Veterans

    Overview The skills you learned in the military will go a long way toward helping you succeed in college, but if you’re looking for some extra support – or an academic tune-up – then you’ll find it in this course. We know that the culture of higher education is different from the culture of the...
  13. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Study UK: Prepare to Study and Live in the UK

    Overview Understand how to make the most of life and university study in the UK. The prestige of a UK university education attracts students from all over the world. However, research shows that transition to UK study is not always easy. Many feel challenged by an unfamiliar educational system...
  14. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Preparing for University

    Overview Higher education is about learning at a higher level: developing skills relating to critical thinking; holding a supported, substantive argument; analysing and using data or sources critically. These are university-level skills but you can work on the foundations of these skills before...
  15. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Kickstart Your Career: Getting Ahead at University

    Overview Learn how to make the most of university and start building your career Thinking about the future as an undergraduate can be both exciting and terrifying - especially with regular news about changing job markets. How are you supposed to prepare for a future that’s unknown? A university...
  16. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Academic Integrity: Values, Skills, Action

    Overview What is academic integrity? Why is it so important in academia? And how can you, as a student at university, achieve with integrity and honesty? These are some of the important questions we’ll explore over the four weeks of the course. As we do so, you will hear from the lead educator...
  17. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Critical Thinking at University: An Introduction

    Overview Make sure you have the critical thinking skills required for university Critical thinking is a vital skill at university and later in life. University study introduces you to new concepts, ways of learning and requires you to think critically. You need to know how to question...
  18. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn A Beginner's Guide to Writing in English for University Study

    Overview Learn how to write using academic English in preparation for university study. Academic writing can be very different from other types of written English. This course has been developed to help you learn the basics of academic writing and develop your English language skills. You’ll...
  19. Coursera

    Coursera Conflict Resolution Skills

    Overview Resolving conflict in a positive manner is a skill than can be developed and practiced. Being heard can be one of the most important goals of someone engaged in conflict. Knowing how to listen and deploy appropriate communication tactics is determinative of whether a conflict will have...
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