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My learning personality

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.

Format: eLearning | Duration: 15 minutes

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Organising yourself for study

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.

Format: eLearning | Duration: 20 minutes

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IT skills assessment

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.

Format: eLearning | Duration: 15 minutes

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My online privacy

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.

Format: eLearning | Duration: 15 minutes

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Developing my digital skills

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.

Format: eLearning | Duration: 15 minutes

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Living well for learning

Studying can be challenging at times. The pressure of deadlines and fitting everything in can leave you feeling hassled. Eating well, exercising and getting the balance right can be difficult. Learn some techniques for living well for learning.

Format: eLearning | Duration: 15 minutes

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Understanding my university assessments

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

Format: eLearning | Duration: 15 minutes

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My methods of assessments

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

Format: eLearning | Duration: 30 minutes

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Doing a literature review

This eLearning will take you through the different stages of doing a literature review.

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Presentation skills

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.

Format: eLearning | Duration: 15 minutes | Contains audio

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Assignment success step 1 - analyse and plan

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.

Format: eLearning | Duration: 30 minutes

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Assignment success step 2 - search and evaluate

The second step to assignment success is to SEARCH for information and EVALUATE the useful of the sources you find.

Format: eLearning | Duration: 30 minutes

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Assignment success step 3 - read and make notes

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.

Format: eLearning | Duration: 30 minutes

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Assignment success step 4 - write your essay

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!

Format: eLearning | Duration: 30 minutes

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Assignment success step 5 - review and submit

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

Format: eLearning | Duration: 30 minutes

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Assignment feedback - glossary of terms

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.

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Glossary of directive words

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.

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Finding information for your studies

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

Format: eLearning | Duration: 15 minutes

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How are your research skills

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

Format: eLearning | Duration: 10 minutes

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Good academic information

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

Format: eLearning | Duration: 10 minutes

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Information sources for your subject

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

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Making the most of Library Search

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

Format: eLearning | Duration: 20 minutes

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Types of information

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

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Planning ahead: making your search work

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

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What is academic misconduct and why does it matter?

What is academic misconduct? How can it be avoided? Test your knowledge with this guide.

Format: eLearning | Duration: 30 minutes

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Understanding referencing

Learn what referencing is and why it is important that you referencing the information you use in your work.

Format: eLearning | Duration: 20 minutes

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Demonstrating good academic practice

This online resource introduces how to paraphrase, summarise, quote, in-text cite and reference in order to avoid plagiarism and get better marks.

Format: eLearning | Duration: 20 minutes

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Critical analysis

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

Format: eLearning | Duration: 15 minutes | Contains audio

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Academic reading and notetaking

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

Format: eLearning | Duration: 10 minutes

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Using my assessment feedback

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.

Format: eLearning | Duration: 5 minutes

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