Academic Survival Skills: Handling Coursework
Callaghan and Ourimbah Campuses
Often the greatest problem for a student on entering university is coping with the basic demands of an academic course: lectures, tutorials, library research, assignments, examinations and time management. This course will introduce you to the skills needed to survive and succeed at university.
The course covers:
- effective study methods
- getting organised and managing time
- techniques for taking notes
- critical and analytical reading
- assignment preparation
- summarising information
- memorisation techniques
- referencing and academic integrity
- examination technique
This course is appropriate for all students who wish to improve their academic performance.
Text: Academic Survival Skills booklet will be provided.