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How To Be A Successful Distance Learner



Do you want to make a change in your life through studying and learning?

Are you looking for a flexible solution that allows you to study where you want and when you want? Flexible delivery distance education is an ideal way to balance work, life and study commitments. However, there can be challenges with undertaking a distance education course. As a specialist distance education organisation we have created this engaging course that sets you up for success in your studies.

How to be a successful distance learner helps you to identify and make the most of you own learning style. You are shown the importance of setting goals and how to schedule study effectively.
You will also be guided through a process of understanding what the best type of space for studying is and you will consider your own study space.

This is a practical course that provides you with the tools to make the most of your own study and which helps you to reflect on what is and is not working for you in your study. It contains easy to follow information on planning, time management and learning styles
that will set you up for success in any distance learning course.



Course Code: DIST
Prerequisites: Open entry
Duration: This course must be completed within 12 months.
Stotts is registered as a private training establishment by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) under the provisions of the Education Act 1989 and its subsequent amendments. This course has no National Qualifications Framework accreditation and no credits will be reported to NZQA upon completion.

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