Successful Online Study Workshops

18 Aug 2021 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Every week on Wednesday, until 9 Sep 2021

Succeed at online study

These workshops have been designed to support you adjust to studying from home by introducing some key study and digital skills.

Click the CareerHub registration links below to receive the Zoom link via email.

Workshop scheduleTopics
1pm Wed 18 August
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Managing and organising online study

  • Strategies for managing your course work
  • Organising your time
  • Creating a study at home space
  • Using Microsoft Planner and accessing the student software package
  • How to access course readings from home
  • Strategies for organising readings, files, and compiling references
12pm Thu 26 August
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1pm Wed 25 August
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Communication and collaboration

  • How to use IT tools, such as Teams and OneDrive, to collaborate with other students for group tasks, sharing documents, and facilitating a study group
  • Tips for developing your digital and professional communication skills, including online etiquette, using language effectively, and developing a professional identify online
12pm Thu 2 September
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1pm Wed 1 September
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Reading and note making

  • Reading comprehension skills for screen reading
  • Different strategies for note making and annotating
  • Working with digital readings – Word documents, PDFs, Adobe, and ebooks
12pm Thu 9 September
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12pm Thu 19 August
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Accessing study and IT support

  • Navigating the types of help available from the Library, IT and Academic Learning Support while studying from home
  • Demonstration on using OneNote to create, store and search class notes for weekly learning and exam revision
1pm Wed 8 September
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12pm Wed 25 August
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IT tips for courses, did you know...

  • Demonstration of useful IT tools and apps to support online study
  • Learn how to annotate notes and workshops easy to help you keep all of your work together
  • Maths and Stats specific tips available
12pm Wed 1 September
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  • Zoom

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