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Study Skills

About Us

Study Skills, part of the Study Skills and Careers unit in Student Engagement, provides a range of face-to-face and online study help programs for UC and UCC students. These programs include drop-in study help sessions, peer learning programs, interactive study modules, and in-unit support.

Study Skills Study Help drop-in sessions:

The Learning Support Staff will be back running drop-in study help sessions from Monday 15th February, 2016.

Drop in at any time during the scheduled study help sessions, and bring your assignments and other work. Staff are available to help you with:

  •  professional and academic writing skills
  • understanding and structuring your assessment tasks
  • finding journal articles and other resources
  • referencing and avoiding plagiarism
  • time management and exam preparation

The drop-in study help sessions are held in the Study on level B of the Library (Building 8), Bruce campus. These sessions provide a supportive environment to allow you to work on your assessment tasks and get help when you need it.


MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
10:30 am
to 3:30 pm

Drop-in study help:

For help with writing, assignment structure, finding resources, referencing and avoiding plagiarism

The Study, Library Level B

Drop-in study help:

For help with writing, assignment structure, finding resources, referencing and avoiding plagiarism

The Study, Library Level B

 

Drop-in study help:

For help with writing, assignment structure, finding resources, referencing and avoiding plagiarism

The Study, Library Level B

Drop-in study help:

For help with writing, assignment structure, finding resources, referencing and avoiding plagiarism

The Study, Library Level B

Drop-in study help:

For help with writing, assignment structure, finding resources, referencing and avoiding plagiarism

The Study, Library Level B

EndNote

The Study Skills team will be delivering EndNote Basics Workshops in Semester 1 and 2 2016. They will be held in Training Room 4 on level A of the Library. Please check this website for details for 2016 session times in February 2016.

Bookings are not required.

These workshops will show you how to create your own EndNote library, add references, manage your references, select a style and use Cite While You Write.

The Rovers

The Rovers will be back at the start of week 1 semester 1 2016.

See the Rovers at the Rovers desk in the Library (Building 8) Level B for 20 minute one-to-one sessions where you can get help with understanding assessment tasks, referencing, using Moodle and Mahara, printing and connecting to WiFi.

The Rovers are also available online and on the phone during semester 1 between 4 pm and 6 pm Monday to Thursday. See the Study Help moodle site for more information on how to access the online/phone Rovers during their session times.

PALS (Peer-Assisted Learning Sessions)

PALS (peer-assisted learning sessions) are weekly group study sessions designed to support large-cohort first-year units, and are led by students who have successfully completed the units themselves.  The PALS leaders provide insights into effective learning strategies for the unit, and the programs also provide students with an opportunity to form study groups in an informal setting.  All PALS run in the Building 6 Student Resource Centre. The PALS timetable will be available here in week 1 of semester 1 2016, as well as on the the Study Help Moodle site and the Moodle sites for each of the PALS-supported units. PALS sessions start in week 2.

In Semester 1, 2016, PALS will run for the following units:

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses
  • Chemistry 1A
  • Concepts in Biology
  • Information Systems in Organisations
  • Introduction to Business Law
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Regional Anatomy and Physiology

Study Skills interactive study modules

The Study Help moodle site, www.canberra.edu.au/studyhelp, contains a number of interactive online modules, available for students to access 24/7. These modules allow you to develop skills and check your understanding of topics including structuring assignments, referencing, reading for understanding, maths and stats, time management, exam preparation, wellbeing and more.  Information about online study help, including smarthinking and the online Rovers, is also available on the Study Help Moodle site.

In-lecture presentations and online resources

Study Skills staff are available to give in-lecture presentations in units across UC and UCC on topics including finding journal articles and other resources, structuring assignments, referencing, and avoiding plagiarism.  Staff are also able to provide online resources on these topics for specific units upon request.  More information can be found here.

Study Skills learning resources

The Student Learning Resources Moodle site contains a number of online resources on topics including time management, writing, assignment structure and much more. Students can self-enrol in this site via Student Learning Resources.

The Academic Integrity Module (AIM)

Study Skills manages the Academic Integrity Module (AIM), which all students are expected to complete during their degree.  See the Understanding Academic Integrity and the AIM information pages for further information.  For AIM inquiries, contact Study Skills.

Study Skills orientation

Study Skills Orientation at UC can be done at any time. For more information see the Study Skills Orientation.

Contact Us

Contact Study Skills either by email or by phone (02) 6201 2205

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