Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

LearnBetter: learning resource

LearnBetter is an online self-enrol resource available in Learn, the university’s Virtual Learning Environment. It aims to to help you get the most out of your university studies, and to develop more effective working and learning strategies.

How do I enrol?

LearnBetter is available as a self-enrol resource in Learn or you can try it as a guest course at www.learn.ed.ac.uk

You can enrol yourself onto LearnBetter by following the self enrol link:

Self-enrol onto LearnBetter

New student?  Check out our four step plan to get you started in our New students section of LearnBetter.

What is LearnBetter?

Study Development’s LearnBetter resource aims to help you get the most out of your university studies. It will help you develop more effective working and learning strategies.

It covers a wide range of general academic topics such as

  • time management
  • note making
  • reading
  • assignment writing
  • revision and exams

It also includes handouts, exercises, and tools you can use for planning.