Learn how to manage your assessments and study efficiently with planning and note taking strategies, and how to reduce stress and access support.
Learn how to maximise your marks and complete assessments on time using an assessment preparation cycle. This topic focuses on the important first step of clearly understanding task instructions and rubrics and planning accordingly.
To research effectively you need to develop skills in analysing the assessment question, identifying keywords and related synonyms as well as creating a workable search string for the library catalogue and databases.
This topic will take you through the best places to search for your discipline area and provide searching demonstration videos to understand how the library catalogue and specific databases work.
This topic introduces you to effective reading strategies including note-taking from reading, how to evaluate sources and how to use a synthesis grid to organise key information from your readings.
To write in an academic style appropriate for university, you need to be able to draw on evidence to present an informed response, demonstrate an understanding of the key features of academic writing, structure your writing appropriately and use academic language and writing conventions. This topic shows you how.
Academic writing can take many forms, each presented in its own way. This topic introduces you to different types of assessments.
Learn how to correctly use sources as evidence, integrate sources within your writing and understand the basic elements of referencing.
Editing is an important part of the writing process, and leaving enough time to edit and proofread your work can help you achieve better results.