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Study skills

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Study skills (X220): The study of individual learning ability and techniques with the aim of improving their efficacy and efficiency.

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Link Language menu

Glossary of terms used in literature with examples from the poetry of Wilfred Owen. Includes sections covering 'figures of speech', 'figures of...

English language, Figures of speech, Poetic Language view
Link MHRA Style Guide

The Modern Humanities Research Association (MHRA) Style Guide is a standard work of reference in the humanities and has been adopted by many...

Citation, Style Guide view
Link Writing Skills

This resource is intended to assist with advice and guidance to students on Writing Skills, including essay planning and writing, referencing,...

Avoiding plagiarism, Note taking, Improving reading skills, Time management, Referencing, Mind mapping, Research projects, Bibliographies, Revision and exam skills, Lectures, Group projects view
Link Effective learning

A wide-ranging set of resources including:preparation for degree study, time management, writing assignments, assessment, research, report writing...

Time management, Writing assignments, Assessment, Research projects, Report writing, Finding a 'voice' when writing. view
Link Revision and examinations

This resource aims to help improve revision and exam techniques and reassure students who experience anxiety and stress over exams.

Revision and exam skills view
Link Getting the most out of online research

This resource describes how to efficiently access and use online research and resources.

Information literacy, Finding information, Research skills, Search straegies, Internet view
Link Using the correct definite and indefinite articles.

An introduction to definite and indefinite article, with explanatory text and associated assessment.

English grammar, English vocabulary, Definite and indefinite articles in English view
Link The power of English grammar

English grammar can be complex and this unit looks at the way grammar can be used as a tool for communication (both written and spoken) in ways...

English grammar, Word order, Verb tenses, Written communication view
Link Returning to Study

A comprehensive guide for mature students returning to full time education. The course booklet covers: time management, note-taking and writing...

Returning to education, Mature student, Note taking, Time management, Writing skills view
Link Academic skills for individuals and groups.

This includes guidance and support resources to help students improve or get the most out of: Exams, Revision, Time Management, Feedback,...

Revision and exam skills, Time management, Feedback, Note taking, Referencing, Dissertations, Avoiding plagiarism, Group projects, Planning view
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