This ebook provides support for academic study skills
The Higher Education Assignment Toolkit has been designed to help students transitioning to Higher Education with their first Assignment.
You can either access an interactive tutorial or a PDF version of the toolkit.
The Dissertation Toolkit is an interactive resource to help anyone working on large assignments such as:
You can dip into the toolkit for Ideas and Resources about many aspects of academic study, including Referencing, Critical Writing, Proofreading and more. There are videos, quizzes, checklists and much more.
The Critical Thinking Toolkit has been designed to introduce you to all aspects of critical thinking, from recognising how cognitive biases influence how we interact with information, evaluating the reliability of information and critical reading and writing.
It is designed to be worked through from the start but you can dip into different sections if you prefer. It is interactive with tasks throughout to help you fully learn the theories and techniques.
Proof reading is an integral part of the process of producing academic writing, and therefore an important skill both at university and beyond . This PDF guide covers some of the key areas that you can focus on when proof reading your writing.
Workshops on a range of academic skills are delivered by the Learning Services Team in the UK. Workshops are currently delivered remotely.
Recordings are also available for most workshops. Please see the list below
Please use the links below to access pre-recorded summaries of some of our popular Open Programme workshops. Please note that the content of these videos may slightly differ from that delivered in a live session.
These videos are available to DMU students and staff. Click on the links below, and when prompted, sign in with your usual DMU username and password. Manually edited captions are available on these videos; to activate them, click on the 'cc' symbol.
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