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Student Learning Zone Workshops

The Student Learning Zone runs study skills workshops online.

Recordings of workshops can be accessed below.

Learning Zone Workshops

Targeted workshops are organised by arrangement with staff in particular courses and units and are designed specifically for students in those courses and units. Contact learningzone@scu.edu.au 

 

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How to Avoid Plagiarism – The Basics

Starts: 30 Aug 2022, 12:00 pm
Finishes: 30 Aug 2022, 12:50 pm
This workshop explains how to avoid plagiarism in the broader context of academic integrity. There is a focus on the skills of paraphrasing and correct citation. Scheduled in Australian Eastern Standard time (QLD).

Quick Byte: Start working towards assessments now by keeping a concept journal

Starts: 31 Aug 2022, 11:30 am
Finishes: 31 Aug 2022, 12:30 pm
Keeping a concept journal is an easy way to: Avoid ‘information overload’; Learn unit content; Start working towards assessments and improve your results.
Learn how at this workshop.

Introduction to Report Writing

Starts: 31 Aug 2022, 1:00 pm
Finishes: 31 Aug 2022, 2:00 pm
This introductory workshop provides an overview of different report types, and the common features and key elements of reports. Tips for writing trickier sections such as Abstract/Executive Summary and Recommendations will be provided.

UniMentor Online Training

Starts: 1 Sep 2022, 11:00 am
Finishes: 1 Sep 2022, 12:00 pm
Do you want to enhance your Southern Cross University experience and help new students? The UniMentor Program provides you with practical job-ready skills and valuable volunteering experience on your CV. Open to students who have completed 1 session or 2 terms of their degree. ( scheduled in AEST)

Action Plans to Improve your Academic Skills

Starts: 1 Sep 2022, 1:00 pm
Finishes: 1 Sep 2022, 1:45 pm
The workshop will introduce several action plans to use for improving your academic literacy skills in the future.

Quick Byte: Get Organised

Starts: 2 Sep 2022, 12:00 pm
Finishes: 2 Sep 2022, 12:30 pm
Beat the stress and get your assessment tasks in on time. This workshop provides essential time management, note taking and note making tips.

Quick Byte: Paraphrasing

Starts: 5 Sep 2022, 12:00 pm
Finishes: 5 Sep 2022, 12:35 pm
Paraphrasing is a core skill required for writing at university. This 30 min workshop examines what good paraphrasing is and uses examples to show you HOW to do it well.
Scheduled in Australian Eastern Standard Time (QLD).

Preparing for Exams

Starts: 6 Sep 2022, 12:00 pm
Finishes: 6 Sep 2022, 12:45 pm
This workshop will cover tips and strategies to help you prepare for your online exams and sail through with greater confidence.

Writing an Annotated Bibliography

Starts: 6 Sep 2022, 12:00 pm
Finishes: 6 Sep 2022, 12:50 pm
An introduction to writing annotated bibliographies focusing on the four main components with examples, useful language and suggestions for resources. 
Scheduled in Australian Eastern Standard time (QLD).

UniMentor Gold Coast Campus Training

Starts: 6 Sep 2022, 1:00 pm
Finishes: 6 Sep 2022, 2:00 pm
Venue: Gold Coast, Room C4.03, Level 4, Building C Gold Coast
Do you want to enhance your Southern Cross University experience and help new students? The UniMentor Program provides you with practical job-ready skills and valuable volunteering experience on your CV. Open to students who have completed 1 session or 2 terms of their degree. ( scheduled in AEST)

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