e-Learning

Online resources designed to help you develop your academic skills.

Learning Personality

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Discover what learning at University is all about, how you like to learn and ideas you can put into practice to boost your learning potential.

Duration: 15 minutes

Getting organised

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How do you like to learn? How can you fit in everything in and meet your deadlines? These questions and more are answered in this eLearning module.

Duration: 20 minutes

IT Skills Assessment

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Can you set up page numbers in Word or create a spreadsheet in Excel? Test your skills and develop you knowledge no matter what your current IT skill level is.

Duration: 15 minutes

Online Safety

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Staying safe online and protecting your privacy are key professional skills. This guide takes you through useful tips and suggestions from the University's digital Skills Training Team.

Duration: 15 minutes

Developing Digital Skills

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Digital skills are a key part of modern life, in your personal life, at University and beyond into your workplace. This eLearning looks at what digital skills are and how you can demonstrate them to your future employers.

Duration: 15 minutes

Live Well, study well

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Learn how to look after your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual wellbeing.

Duration: 40 minutes

Understanding University Assessments

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Get yourself ready to complete your module assessments by discovering what you need to do for each one.

Duration: 15 minutes

Assessment Methods

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Understand what each of your assessments are and get started with this eLearning.

Duration: 30 minutes

Assignment Success: Analyse and Plan

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Are you struggling to know how to get started with your assignment? The first step is to ANALYSE and PLAN. In this short eLearning course you will learn how to identify the instruction and key words in the question and how to use those to plan how you will answer it.

Duration: 30 minutes

Assignment Success: Read and Make Notes

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If you are feeling overwhelmed by the amount of things you have found to read, our introduction to academic reading and note taking will guide you through some simple techniques to help you focus your time and get the most out of the material you have found.

Duration: 30 minutes

Assignment Success: Write your Essay

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You have planned, searched, read and made great notes. If you have done these stage well, you should have a clear idea about how you will answer the question and what your main arguments are. Now you need to WRITE YOUR ESSAY!

Duration: 30 minutes

Assignment Success: Review and Submit your Work

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The hard work is done. You now need to learn how to proof read and submit your work.

Duration: 30 minutes

Understanding Feedback

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Sometimes markers give you feedback and you have no idea what it means! This glossary explains some of the most common things along with suggested actions to consider and related resources.

Glossary of Directive Words

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Wondering what it means when you are asked to analyse something? What about critically evaluate, discuss or identify. Our glossary of directive words will help you understand what you are being asked to do.

Finding Information for your Studies

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Students ask many questions about finding the information they need at University. What will your answers be?

Duration: 15 minutes

How are your research skills?

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How do you currently go about finding the information you need? can you successfully search for the academic information you need?

Duration: 10 minutes

Good academic information

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Can you use any information you find in your assessments? This guide will help you avoid some common finding information pitfalls.

Duration: 10 minutes

Information sources for your subject

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As well as finding information online you will also need to consult specialist sources of information. These are different depending on your subject. This guide will show you what your Academic Support Librarian would recommend to you.

Format: eLearning | Duration: 10 minutes

Making the most of library search

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This eLearning will help you to use the advanced features of Library Search.

Duration: 20 minutes

Types of information

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This eLearning will help you understand what information sources are available to you, when to use them and how to find them. It has been designed to allow you to dip in and out as you need.

Format: eLearning | Duration: 25 minutes

Planning ahead: making your search work

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This resource explores the process of planning a search to ensure that you get the best results for your work. It also highlights techniques you can use to refine your searches if you don’t get the results you expect first time around.

Format: eLearning | Duration: 25 minutes

Critical analysis

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This eLearning will introduce you to critical analysis and help you to understand the difference between descriptive and critical writing.

Duration: 15 minutes - contains audio

academic reading and note taking

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Discover ways to get the best our of your academic reading and note-taking whilst in class or revising.

Duration: 10 minutes

Using assessment feedback

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So you have submitted your assessment. That's it, finished! ... Not quite, as well as your mark, you'll get feedback comments on your work. These are valuable and you can use them to develop your skills and knowledge to improve your future grades.

Duration: 5 minutes

Presentation skills

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Have you been asked to deliver a presentation? This short course will help you to learn how to deliver a presentation well and show you some of the things you should try to avoid doing.

Duration: 15 minutes - contains audio

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Introduction to referencing

Learn what referencing is, why it is important, the types of information you need to reference and how to identify what you are referencing.

Duration: 20 minutes.

Study Guides

Critical Analysis