Online Learning Resources KapLearn KapLearn is your dedicated online subject room where you can access your learning materials and activities, support resources, assessments, and connect with industry experts and your fellow students. KapLearn encompasses: Course Materials All subject course notes* are accessible via KapLearn under your ‘Learning’ tab and can be accessed online or downloaded to read offline anywhere, anytime. Course notes are supported by required readings, which are key to gaining knowledge for the subject and form part of the assessable content. Further resources are also provided to support your study, however, are non-assessable. *Some subjects require prescribed textbooks, which are required to be purchased at your own cost. Further information is located in the online subject outline. Study plan Your study plan is a great resource to plan ahead and manage your time efficiently. It’s divided into 12 weeks and outlines how many hours you should spend each week per topic, and when to commence your assessments. Orientation modules The orientation modules step you through the key features and resources available in KapLearn. Thus enables you to easily navigate your way through your subject room to set you up for a successful study period. A navigation tour is also available, which highlights key sections of KapLearn. A pop-up window provides a detailed explanation of the information and resources contained within each tab. Discussion Forums Each subject has an interactive discussion forum which gives you the opportunity to stimulate conversation, debate issues and share knowledge with other students. Each forum is facilitated by a tutor who is a subject matter specialist who will guide you with your learning. Webinars Some subjects may include live webinar sessions. The webinars allow you to interact with and ask an industry practitioner questions in real time. Attendance at the webinars is strongly recommended to complement your learning materials. Your practitioner will cover the topic notes, assessment requirements, and answer questions during the webinar. Please note: The practitioner won’t supply specific answers to assessment questions. A recording of the webinar is provided to students as a resource. Library The library provides a range of information and research services to assist you in your studies. This includes access to online databases, which contain full-text journal, magazine and newspaper articles, Australian company information, and ebooks. Our library catalogue contains descriptive information about our hard copy and eBook collections. The library also contains guides to using the databases, contact details for preferred bookshops and other useful information. Build your Skills Series The Kaplan Professional ‘Build Your Skills’ learning hub contains nine interactive learning modules, in addition to a number of in-depth support tools supplied in the ‘Additional resources’ tab. The aim of the nine-module suite is focused on developing and complementing current skill sets in an interactive and engaging way. The interactive learning modules are: Plan your study Prepare for an exam Prepare for an assessment Preparing for online study Taking effective study notes Building an online support network Request study leave from an employer Access online research and planning tools Get motivated and stay there Each of the modules runs for two to five minutes in length, dependent on skill level and investment in the learning. Workload Subjects require approximately 120 hours of student effort (10 hours per week). This includes time spent reading and reviewing subject materials, participating in e-learning activities, and assessment preparation and review.