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Name : Mr Foo Chuat Meng

HP : 014-3012873

Email- cmfoo2988@yahoo.com

Time to call Every Day- 10pm to 11 pm

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Name : Ms. Jasmine

HP : 012 473 6961

Email :jasmineemmanuel@wou.edu.my

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Dear students,
For most of you, this will be the first course at
WOU. It is important that you start your student life
with this course because it will show you how you
can study effectively in an open university. Some of
the strategies that you will need to use for your
study will be very different from what you did in
high school.This may make you feel anxious but do
not worry. Your tutors and I are here to help you so
do keep in touch with us.
Take care and happy studying.
Warm regards,
Jasmine
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JASMINE SELVARANI A/P K EMMANUEL - (WUC131/03)
LHL221/05 Selections of Asian Literature, LHL331/05 Creative
Writing , LLS204/05 Psychology of Creativity, LPS301/05
International Organisations, LSP101/05 Introduction to
Psychology, LSP102/05 Understanding Personality
Types, LSP201/05 Adolescent Psychology, LSP204/05 Social
Psychology, LSP301/05 Psychology of Adult
Development, LSP303/05 Cognitive Psychology, LSP305/05
Psychology and the Workplace, LSS312/05 Principles of Social
Research, LSS313/05 Research Paper,MPU3113/03 Hubungan
Etnik, MPU3213/03 Bahasa Kebangsaan A / WLA101/03 Bahasa
Kebangsaan A, MPU3313/03 Comparative
Religions, MPU3412/02 Co-Curriculum, WLA103/03 Malaysian
Studies, WLA105/03 Pendidikan Moral,WUC106/05
Communication Skills for the Workplace, ...

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OBJECTIVES:
By the end of this unit, you should be able
To:-

1. Explain the background and set-up of WOU.


2. Explain the objectives of setting up WOU.
3. Describe the characteristic of traditional learners.
4. Describe the characteristic of open distance learners.
5. Explain the benefits of ODL.
6. Make a comparison between distance and traditional
learning.
7. Explain the mental attitudes which an ODL student should
have.
8. Apply the various modes of learning for ODLers.

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To develop and enhance a set of attitudes leading to successful and
independent lifelong learning in ODL environment.

To learn effectively

Manage stress and time

prepare for tutorial sessions

Write assignments

Make short oral presentations

Prepare various types of assessments

Manage WawasanLearn in WOU

Use electronic library


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Search for information via various sources, resources

Use evaluation criteria to select the most accurate,


relevant and credible data.

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By the end of the course, you should be able to:
1.Develop strategies for utilising WOUs website,
learning management system and the digital library.

2. Explain the various modes of open distance learning


(ODL)

3. Apply effective learning and stress management


styles to manage their studies & personal lives

4. Demonstrate skills and strategies they can use


to handle various types of exam questions &
test anxiety.

5. Use appropriate academic writing and oral presentation


(OP) techniques.
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Objectives
By the end of this section, you should be able to:

1.Describe how to access the WOU website.

2. Identify the main features available on the WOU


website.

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Access WOU website via Internet.

Internet = a network of networks, linking computer to


computers.

Internet = also the transport vehicle for the info stored in


files or documents on another computer.

Services used by computers WWW or Web

Web created in 1989 by European Particle Lab in Geneva,


Switzerland.

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To access website need a client program Browser

Common Browser Mozilla, Internet Explorer (IE) and


Netscape.

Main purpose of Web = to organise and make


available
widely scattered resources within easy reach of the
computer user.

Info on Web organised into web pages

Web pages different kinds of info

Some web pages contain text (chracters) others


graphics ( text & pix or illustrations0
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More sophiscated web pages multimedia based, have
animation, sound and video images.

Website = a collection of related web pages, just like a


book that has many pages.

The most outstanding element of Web = have links to other


resources. Called hyperlinks

When hyperlinks are clicked the browser jumped from one


page to another web page or doc in a completely different
website.

Web = library
Millions of websites = the books in a library
You can only visit one website at a time.
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Today website disseminate info on just about anything-
making info freely available to anyone and everyone.

Info can be on education, art, music, history or culture.

Even website on jokes www.danggoodjokes.com

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Via Mozilla Firefox click on it

Or click on the start icon, locate All Programs & search for
Mozilla Firefox.

Type http://www.wou.edu.my

This will take you to WOU Web Portal

Another way is IE & type the WOU url

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1. Look at the main page
2. Look at all the icons, links and texts displayed here.
3. Click on My WOU Portal ( bottom right) is the WOU
student Portal the WOU learner.
4. What is a Portal ?
5. Portal = the door to a website to online library, web
search facilities, email, chat rooms, news updates and
links to other websites.
6. Portal= door to a new world of lifelong learning.

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1. On the right, there is a short description of
WOU. What can you gather about the role of
WOU from the description?

It says that WOU offers working people a


chance to study further. WOU is not a profit
making organisation. It emphasises quality
education and is also actively involved in open
distance education at the international level.

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2. Which of the features in the WOU website tells
you about :

a.the benefit of being an open distance learner:

ODL Whats That ?

b. the grading system used by WOU for your


tests and examinations:

FAQ Examination

C. semester structure used by WOU :

Study with us All you need to know

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d. What the WOU logo means:

News Room Logo rationale

e. Accreditation of the WOU courses:

FAQ Degree programmes

Web reference
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides.Int
ernet/InvisibleWeb.html

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In this section, you learnt how to access the
WOU website. Websites provide access to
various services and resources and they are
available round-the-clock. Similarly, the WOU
website, as described in this section, is equipped
with various resources and services to enable
you to become a more efficient and successful
learner.

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Objectives:
By the end of this section, you should be able to:

1.Identify the role of the LMS in ODL.

2.Use the main functions in the WOU LMS.

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As an ODL you need the support of various
resources to help you progress.

That is the LMS.

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ODL = a learning process or system in which the
teacher is separated geographically or in time
from his or her student.

Learning achieved via the implementation of


computer and electronic technology to connect
teacher and learner as when required, in either
real time (synchronous) or delayed time (
asynchronous)

The LMS = a software package that allows the


management and delivery of content and
resources to students.

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The LMS technology an integral part of teaching
and learning in ODL cos it is extremely flexible
in its customisation and its ability to support
multiple learning environments.

Most LMS are web-based and learners able to


access anytime and anywhere

LMS allow students self-service facilitating


registration for courses & providing access to
course materials.

Even can find virtual live classes and resources-


books & instructors.

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Via LMS, learners able to read course materials,
complete assessments, quizzes and tests from
the convenience of their PC while contributing to
live discussion forums and chat sessions.

In ODL, the LMS provides a place:-


1. For learners expression.

2. To connect with other learners.

3. To dialogue with the tutor and Course Coordinator.

4. To seek mentoring and live help.

5. For content interaction among learners and/or tutor and Course


Coordinator. (CC)

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The function of the WOU LMS - WawasanLearn
LMS in WOU = WawasanLearn

It stores your course website where all the info


concerning your course is located.

It guides your learning & complements your tutorial


sessions by making available varied and additional
learning opportunities.

wawasanLearn also provides a platform to connect to


the teaching ( tutors & cc) & learning community (
learners from all over the country) at WawasanLearn

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WawasanLearn:
help enrich and accelerate your learning experience at
WOU.

made available forum where you interact with tutors, CC


& course mates. ( not only from your centre but also from
other centres as well)

where you have the opportunity to discuss, collaborate,


and brainstorm with all of them.

provides you with info & resources to help you complete


and/ or submit assignments & quizzes.

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There are 2 main types of forum:-
(a) Learning Forum

(b) General Forum

1. Announcement from CC This forum on latest


course announcements, course materials &
course related info & updated by CC.-very
essential to your learning.

2. Announcement from Tutor :- This forum on


latest tutorial annoucement updated by tutor.
Course related info for tutorial classes
announced here.

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3. Tutor Contact Details This forum updated by
tutor. Each tutor posts his/her contact number &
available time for tutoring here.

4. Public Forum This forum can be posted by


anyone enrolled in the course for discussion on
general issues. Not to use to ask for specific
details about TMA or course content. Use class
tutorial forum.

5. Tutorial Forum A forum that students & tutor


can use to post/communicate with each other to
discuss tutorial specific issues such as queries on
TMA. It also for seekinganswers or clarification to
issues, doubts or any questions related to course
content as well.
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As a new learner, you may have questions or
doubts that you would like to share with your
tutorial mates. Write down questions or doubts on
the areas which you would like feedback on in the
learning forum.

Sample question : Some of you may even work on


Saturdays and Sundays, so how are you going to
find time to study?

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There may be questions or issues that you may want to
get more info on or discuss with your course mates from
the other Regional Office. Write down one question or
topic that you would like feedback on.

Sample question : Do you think 21 weeks is enough to


cover all the materials?

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You are required to complete 2 tutor-marked
assignments (TMAs)

WawasanLearn is one avenue to submit these


TMAs.

You must submit TMAs online.

Feedback on grades or comments will be given


later.

If you have any questions or comments on the


TMAs, you can always post on the class tutorial
forum.

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There is always a deadline for submitting TMAs
& will be stated in the course website.

You can answer quizzes directly on the course


website once or more.

RESOURCES
WawasanLearn also provides you support in
terms of resources you need to easily view the
course materials. E.g Acrobat reader
Another resource are the links to external web
references.

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In this section, you learnt about the
functions of the LMS. At WOU, the LMS
which is known as WawasanLearn makes
available various resources that allow you
to further supplement and improve your
ODL experience. It also hosts your course
websites through which you can get info
on everything related to your course.

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1. In your own words, explain what a
learning management system or
LMS is

It is a software that helps to


manage various learning
resources and distribute information
to students

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2. Describe three ways the LMScan help
you as an open distance learner.

a. Communicate with tutorial/course mates,


tutors and Course Coordinators.

b. Submit assignments.

c. Get the latest course related information.

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3. Name one difference between the
discussion board and the public forum.

a. Discussion board communicate with


tutorial mates.

b. Public forum communicate with


course mates from other Regional
Offices.

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4. You have a doubt concerning one of the
self-test questions in a Learning Skills unit.
Describe how you can use the LMS to help
you to clear this doubt.

You can post your doubt either in the


Discussion Board or Public Forum. Email
the tutor or Course Coordinator to
clarify the question.

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Objectives:
By the end of this section, you should be able to:

1.Discuss the importance of digital libraries in


open distance learning.

2. Apply various strategies for using the WOU


Digital Library.

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1. Traditional libraries buildings books, journals &
printed materials & you need to move from shelves to
shelves.
2. Digital Libraries( DL) = the libraries in the
computers.
3. DL defined as a collection of texts, images etc
encoded to enable it to be stored, retrieved & read by
you thru your computer.

4. Within WOUs portal you will gain access to several


DL opened round-the-clock.

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1. You can access it whenever you are

2. Everyone has access to the DLs.

3. The resources are available all the time.

4. Resources are available synchronously or


asynchronously.

5. It provides a structured approach to locating


info.

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6. It enables easy retrieval of info.

7. The books are always well-preserved.

8. You can create your own virtual bookshelf.

9. You can network.

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The WOU DL MyDigitaLibrary contains vaious
electronic resources e.g. electronic databases,
journals and books subcribed by the library &
electronic resources in the Internet.

MyDigitaLibrary provides links to:


1.Electronic resources

2. Virtual reference resources

3. Digital content

4. Library research guide

5. Subject guides
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6. Plagiarism and using Turnitin.com

7. Citation guides Chicago Manual of Style

8. Patron record section of the Library catalogue


enable registered WOU students & staff to check
their borrowing & files record.

What do we mean by electronic resources ?


- Internet-based or online versions of printed
journals, newspapers, books & other materials.
- a lot of advantages be read anywhere, no
missing or torn pages.
- Disadvantages? Comprehensiveness
electronic resources do not date as far back as
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- To make e-resources work for you, you need to
know the best way to use them.

- Should explore other Internet resources &


traditional collections at WOU Library to
supplement your search.

MyDigitaLibrary can access from any computer


with Internet 24 X 7 regardless of your location.

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1. ACM Digital Library (e-journal)

2. Books 24 x 7 ( e-book)

3. Ebrary (e-book)

4. Ebcohost (e-book and e-journal)

5. Emerald Management (e-journal)\

6. JSTOR Art & Sciences Collections (e-journal)

7. NSTP News & Image Bank

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8. Oxford Education Dictionary (e-reference)

9. Oxford Reference Online (e-reference)

10. ProQuest Education Journals (e-journal)

11. ProQuest Theses & Dissertations (e-theses)

(For more-
http://woulibrary.wou.edu.my/library/finding_mydi
gitallibrary.aspx )

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MyDigitaLibrary makes available e-journals.

Journals = periodicals presenting articles on a particular


subject such as Mathematics, business studies or info
technology.

You need to go to A-Z listing of electronic journals to find


the list subscribed by the Library.

You gain access you need WOU authentication.

Some articles in PDF format.

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Now that you are an open distance learner, describe how you plan
to use the DL for:

1.doing your TMAs

Getting additional information from reference materials.


Checking information that I already have.

2. Preparing for your tutorials

Reading up on the topic or getting additional reading


materials on the topic.

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3. doing your revision

Trying exercises or self-tests that may be found in the


reference books in the library.

Summary
This section discussed the role of DLs in ODL. As a learner
pursuing a university degree via ODL, you need various
resources and these are made available via DL. To help you
further, this section also explained the strategies for using the
WOU DL.

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Objectives:
By the end of this section, you should be able to:

1.Define what a search strategy is.

2. Describe the three main search strategies.

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When you ask others for info to
find what you need, you are
actually employing a very simple
form of search strategy.

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A strategy = a plan of action to be used to achieve a
certain goal

An important goal = to search for info.

You make use of search strategy which are techniques


or methods for getting the info you want as fast as
possible.

There are three main sources of info available online:


1.OPAC
2.DLs
3. Internet

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What is a library catalogue?
a search & discovery tool that helps you locate
the Librarys online & print collections in a single
search.

also provides links to a full-text of books &


other e-resources purchased by the library.

can be used to check your borrowing record or


to reserve books which are out on loan.

WOU Library catalogue is known as


MyCatalogue . Where is it located?

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Using Mycatalogue to locate libarary materials

To know the exact location of library materials,


you will need to know the following:

how to use MyCatalogue effectively

how to manipulate the results

how to interpret the records

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Remember that finding the right materials will be easy once
you know how.
Below a sample of a WOU library book record after a
search.

You searched WOU Library Catalogue Title:business law


Total Requests 0 Unsatisfied Request 0
Call Number KD1629 K26 2005
ISBN 0582893976
Author Keenan, Denis J
Title Business law/Dennis J keenan and Sarah
Riches
Publication Harlow : Pearson/ Longman, 2005
Edition 7th edn
Material Information xxx,604p:III: 25cm
Added Author Sara Riches
Subject Business law
Subject Business law- Wales
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When searching the MyCatalogue , there are
three search methods.

The basic search is shown on the WOU Library


web page (look to the right of the web page).

To access the Advanced Search and Expert, click


on MyCatalogue ( look to the left of the web
page)

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The first search we will look at is Basic
search. An example of Basic search for
the author Ronald W. Fry.

Key in the word Fry, Ronald in the Search


Terms column. Select the library location.
If you wish to filter by location, Then click
the word Search.

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The following is the results for the above search.

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Using the basic search method, locate titles for :

1.Study skills

Study Skill Strategies by Uelaine Langefeld

2. Word processing

Details! Details! Tailoring Mac ( and other) Word


Processing Output by Becky Wright

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The second method is Expert Search. In the
second column, key in the word
management drury as follows:

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1. Here you learn how to conduct an advanced search
using boolean operators.

2. Operators are commands used to combine keywords


to broaden or narrow the results of a search.

3. Combining terms using operators is sometimes called


Boolean searching.

4. A Boolean operators broadens a search by synonyms


or alternate terms

5. Boolean operators are words AND, OR, NOT , which


are used to connect search terms
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AND : narrows a search by requiring that both
terms be present.

OR : broadens a search by incorporating


synonyms or alternate terms

NOT: narrows a search by excluding terms.

Question mark: Use a question mark (?) to


designate a single character. Use two question
marks to designate two characters, and so forth.
Ho? Will retrieve hop, hog, hot, etc
P?st - past, pest, post etc
W??en women, woven, widen, etc

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Asterisk : Use an asterisk (*) to designate a single
character. Use two question marks to designate
two characters.

If you type Mar with an asterisk like this Mar* you


will retrieve market, marketing, marketplace,
margin, marathon, etc.

If you type St*s will retrieve statistics, states,


statements, etc

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1. Do a Boolean search on the following
topics and write down the results of your
search in the space provided.

a. Writing and skill

College Writing with readings by John


Langan

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b. study skills or learning skills

Study Skills for Open Distance Learning


by Open University of Hong Kong

c. Research methods not statistics

Business Research Methods by Donald R.


Cooper and Pamela S. Schindler

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2. Now try doing a search for the following:

a.Co?t
Cost Cost Accounting

b. Psy *

Psychology Educational Psychology

c. G?ion

Globalisation- Ethics of Globalisation

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Apart from the DL, there are also two additional
libraries you can use as a learner at WOU.

The first is the main library located at WOU


headquarters.

The second is in your Regional Centres.

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When viewing individual records in the library catalogue, you will find a
BARCODE/CALL NUMBER/LOCATION/ITEM CLASS/STATUS as shown below:

Location Call number Barcode Status


HQ Library HD30.28.D245 2003 0000004135 Available
RC Ipoh KPG856L477 0000011464 Due 9/12/2014
RCJB KPG856 A135 2005 0000013656 Available
RCKL HD70 M4 8976 2012 0000021322 Available
RCKC HF5415.12AB L38 2007 0000006146 Due 4/28/2014

To locate the displayed item in the library:


1. Check whether the item status is available.

2. Copy the Call Number information.

3. Locate the book on the shelf. The call number is generally


taped to the bottom of the spine of each book or in the case of
thin book, at the bottom left hand corner of the book.

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The library uses the Library of
Congress Classification Scheme to
assign call number to all books and
other library materials. Except for
WOU course materials and vertical
file collection.

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A call number is a sequence of letters and
numbers used to identify the subject matter of a
particular item.

It is used to determine the location of an item on


the shelves.

How to read call numbers?


When reading Call Numbers, take note of the
following:

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Book Title: Linear algebra; a modern introductio
Author : David Poole
Call Number: QA184.2.P821 2006

QA ---- The first line consists of letters that


represent the general subject of the item

184.2 The second line is always a whole number


from 1-9,999 and these numbers represent the
specific topic of the item. The numbers 184.2
represent algebra, linear.

P821 The third line represents the cutter number


assigned to the author of the book.

2006 The fourth line may be a year of publication


or volume number. In this case 2006 represent
the year the book was published.

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Books are shelved alphabetically according to the
letter on the first line

When books have more than one letter, the single


lettered books are first on the shelf (to the left)
followed by those with double letters. E.g. in the H
section, the order would be H, HB, HF, HV etc.

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The Library of Congress (LC) classification
system organises books and other
materials by subject, to make it easier for
you to browse the shelves for materials on
a specific topic.

For more info:


1.http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/lcco.html

2.http://ww.loc.gov.catdir/cpso/lcc.html

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A DL houses electronic books e-books

You can download & save them on your


computer

You need strategies to locate them.

You must learn the correct way of searching the


electronic resources to improve the efficiency of
your searches.

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Some points to bear in mind

Computers searches best when you have very specific


topics.

Remember a successful computer search of databases


depends on your familiarity with the:

search topic

contents and format of the database.

search and display commands

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Internet search startegies differs from OPAC search
strategies and DL search techniques.

OPAC and DL search strategies are more strictured since


we searching for the specific titles.

There are two important steps in a successful search


strategies:

1.Know your topic

2.Know your Internet Search Tools the various search


tools you need. There are search engines, meta search
engines and subject directories.
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If you know the web address you go
directly there.

Just type the URL address, press enter,


and you are directly linked to the site.

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Browse thru the various pages of the
website. Select the links, click on them &
you are taken to other pages and topics.

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Some of the most popular search engines are
Google (www.google.com), Yahoo, Exalead, etc.

In a meta-search engine, you submit keywords in its search


box, and it transmit your search simultaneously to several
individual search engines and their data bases of web
pages.
Within a few seconds, you get back results. E,g kartoo
(www . Kartoo.com) and Dogpile (www.dogpile.com)

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are organised into categories with each
category containing links to various other sub-
categories

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An invaluable strategy in open distance
learning to source for information.

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is a collection of data arranged for ease
and speed of search and retrieval.

There are lots of free databases of


reference material on specialised topics.

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A newsgroup is an area on a computer
network, especially topic, for example :
read messages posted on newsgroup that
discuss latest mobile phones.

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Some search engines provide a service
called Ask a Question.

Yahoo for e.g. has Ask Yahoo service

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The Oxford Dictionary of English, 2nd edn
(revised) 2005 defines a blog as a personal
website on which an individual records
opinion, links to other sites, etc.

Blogs offer alternative viewpoints on news


and other subjects.

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Now go back to the topic you chose earlier.
Choose any three tools (meta search engine, DLs
or blogs) discussed above and locate info on the
topic Open Distance Education. Write down the
tools you used in the left-handed column and the
info in the right-hand column. Once you have
cmpleted your search, compare the results you
obtained with your course mates who used the
same tools.

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Tools Information

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For further info on the topic you have just read,
you may refer to the following websites:

1.http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/?TeachingLib/Guid
es/Internet/MetaSearch.html

2.http://www.lib.berkely.edu/?teachingLib/Guides
/Internet/SubjDirectories.html

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The three main sources of info online
are OPAC, DLs & the Internet. Each of
these sources requires different search
strategies. This section discussed the
search strategies related to these three
online info sources.

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In this unit of Learning Skills, you learnt all about
the WOU website, where important resources to
assist you in this distance learning programme
are housed.

These include WawasanLearn and


MyDigitaLibrary.

Apart from knowing what resources there are, you


also learnt appropriate strategies such as OPAC
and internet search that will enable you to retrieve
info or materials more easily for your learning.
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As an open distance learner, it is important
that you learn how to carry out the different
types of search discussed in this unit.

They will be very useful especially when you


read up for tutorials, complete assignments or
do your revision.

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Instructions:
1. TMA 1 has two questions. Question 1 is based on Unit 1 WOUs
website and basic search while question 2 is based on Unit 2 Learning
modes at WOU.

2. The first question requires you to produce an essay of at least 300-350


words. The second question will require answering a question based on Unit
2 in about 550-600 words. Both answers must have double- line spacing,
using Times New Roman Font 12.

3. This is an individual assignment so ensure that you do not plagiarise other


peoples work. Any plagiarism may result in disciplinary action. Your tutor will
explain more about this to you.

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4. You are to submit your answers online using the
OAS system and it is your responsibility to submit
your TMA correctly and in a timely manner.

5. Your TMA 1 deadline is Saturday, 21st


October 2017 by 2400 hours

6. TMA 1 will contribute 25% towards the total


course grade.

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7. You do not need to submit your Turnitin Originality Report to OAS
anymore.
However, you are highly encouraged to passage your TMAs to the
Turnitin system before submission, to encourage honest academic writing
but it is not mandatory except for Project courses. Bear in mind that when
you submit your TMA in Turnitin the second time the system will usually
take at least 24 hours to send you the report.

8. The cover page and answers for both questions 1 and 2 must be done
on one Microsoft Word document.

9. Finally zip the folder that contains your TMA file before submitting
it to the Online Assignment Submission (OAS).

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5. Your TMA 1 deadline is Saturday 21 October 2017 by
2400 hours

6. TMA 1 will contribute 25% towards the total course


grade.

7. You DO NOT need to submit your Turnitin Originality


Report to OAS anymore.

However, you are highly encouraged to passage your TMAs


to the Turnitin system before submission, to encourage
honest academic writing but it is not mandatory except for
Project courses.
Bear in mind that when you submit your TMA in Turnitin the
second time the system will usually take at least 24 hours to
send you the report.
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8. The cover page and answers for both questions 1 and 2
must be done on one Microsoft Word document.

9. Finally zip the folder that contains your TMA file before
submitting it to the Online
Assignment Submission (OAS).

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Question 1 (40%)
Your course mate, Sharon, was not able to attend
tutorials 1 and 2. She would like to participate in
WawasanLearn to post her questions about the course
but is not sure of the roles of each online forum. She has
asked you for advice.

Discuss the roles of the five (5)


forums. Provide an example of a post that can be
uploaded on each forum by a student.

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Question 2 (60%)
Discuss five (5) characteristics of open distance learning. As an
appendix to your assignment, attach a page that shows screenshots of two
questions related to either question 1 or 2 of TMA1 that you have posted in
your class tutorial forum.

Your answer must have an introduction and a conclusion. It is important for


you to cite and quote appropriately. Remember to list your sources on
the References Page at the end of your essay. You must have at least 2 in-
text citations and references for question 2. Use the Chicago Style of
referencing. Your tutor will explain this to you. For more information on
how to do proper referencing, please refer to the WOU university citation
guide that has a detailed write up on how to do citations and referencing.

Refer to:
http://woulibrary.wou.edu.my/help/citeguides_wou.asp

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THIS FORM MUST BE COMPLETED AND ATTACHED TO EACH ASSIGNMENT THAT YOU
SUBMIT TO THE OAS FOR MARKING

PLAGIARISM DECLARATION

I declare that the attached work is entirely my own (or when submitted to meet the requirements
of an approved group assignment is the work of the group), except where materials cited, quoted
or paraphrased are acknowledged in the text. I also declare that this work / assignment has not
been submitted for assessment in any other course or university without due acknowledgement.

I understand that plagiarism, collusion, and copying are grave and serious offences.

I understand that disciplinary action (which may include deduction of marks in the TMA) will be taken
against me if I am found to be an offender of TMA plagiarism.

Full name and IC No: LIM KOK HOE / 821212075379 Date: 3.8.2017

Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA)


Semester/Year 2/2017
Students Name LIM KOK HOE
Students ID No: 0987654321
Course Code WUC 131/03
Course Title Learning Skills for University Studies
Class Code 6LSS6
TMA No: 1
No. of pages of this 10
TMA (including this page)
Tutor MR FOO CHUAT MENG
Course Coordinator MS JASMINE EMMANUEL 111
T-DF TMA Declaration Form (version #002/2017)
MAKE USE OF MS WORD FOR
1. WORD COUNT

2. GRAMMAR CHECK

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CHECK OUT MY BLOG:

www.learningskillswuc131.blogspot.com

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Returning to Learning Workshop
Organised by
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Wawasan Open University
FREE
Venue: All Regional Centres

Time: 9.00 a.m. to 12.30 pm

Date: Sunday, 6th August, 2017

This free workshop is open to all first semester undergraduate and diploma students at
each regional centre.

What to expect from the Returning to Learning workshop?

During the workshop you will explore issues relevant to your success as a mature age student.
You will learn how to:

manage the challenging roles and responsibilities of student life;


enhance your time management and task organisation skills;
develop your support networks to get the most out of your university experience and
write academic essays using citations and references;
clarify any concerns that you may have currently with your studies.

Kindly confirm your attendance by telephone/email to the contact person in your


Regional Centre.

Regional Centre Name of contact person Contact details


Penang Ms. Rina Julian 04-2180137 and 016-4440166

rinajuliannj@wou.edu.my

KL Mr. Shahrylal Abdul Latiff 03-92817323 and 011 23876155

shahrylal@wou.edu.my

Ipoh Ms. Ngow Chee Wei 05-2436323 and 016-5668729

cwngow@wou.edu.my

JB Ms. Valentina Tan 07-5566323 and 014-9193775

valentinatan@wou.edu.my
Kuching Ms. Chia Yee Ching 082-578923 and 013-8209116

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GAME FOR TMA 2
DISCUSSION?

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JULY 2015
FINAL 2016
FINAL 2017

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