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Academic Skills Resource

Academic Skills Resource

Academic Skill Resource (courtesy of SCU)
This resource has been created by SCU for their students, however, they have allowed students at MacKillop Senior College limited access. The sections that are available are, click on the heading to access that section:
  • Assignment Navigator - this gives advice, resources and strategies to help you complete your assignments successfully.
  • Quick Guides - These are designed to be downloaded so that you can refer to them quickly and easily while you are working on your assignments. The guides cover topics such as:
  1. Getting Started
  2. Preparing for Assignments
  3. Different Types of Assignments
  4. Writing Assignments - General
  5. Lectures and Tutorials - Taking Notes
  6. Effective Reading
  7. Preparing for Exams
  8. Study Skills     
  • Academic Integrity - This section explains what academic integrity is and how to practise it. It provides key academic writing skills needed to practise academic integrity and avoid plagiarism. topics include:
  1. How to include direct quotations in your writing
  2. How to blend direct quotations into your writing
  3. How to use paraphrases in your writing
  4. How to blend paraphrases into your writing
  5. An introduction to referencing.

Click here to access all of these resources, then follow the tabs on the left hand side of the page. 
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