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Developing further computing skills may take a while, but does pay off in time saved later. You may find that you pick up these skills easily as you go along and just need to fill in a few gaps.
One of the most rewarding things you can do with your computer is to communicate with your tutor, fellow students, and other OU staff. If you like exchanging ideas and information with other students, and getting feedback from your tutor, computers can add a whole new dimension to your learning.
"Email from another student really kept me going last year, when I thought I would never manage to get to the end."