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Library workshops – finding and referencing information – weeks 7 and 8

Need some tips for finding relevant resources and referencing them correctly in your assessments?

The Library has introductory searching and referencing skills workshops to give you the know-how and confidence to use key search and referencing tools effectively. 18 more words

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Structure as a booster for the argument

By Susan Carter In our writing class we were talking about the structure of academic writing. Although structure is a framework that can be revised through ordinary workerly diligence, its effect w… 8 more words

My Research Journal

Statistics Rubric: Post #4 Skill Specific Research Rubrics Series

How many firearms are sold in the U.S.? Which regions sell the most and which sell the least? These are the types of questions students want to look into for their research papers, but incorporating statistics into research is often overlooked.  154 more words

Need help with assessment tasks?

Check out Achieve@Uni, La Trobe’s online academic and language resource for help with library research skills, referencing, learning at university, writing, reading, presentations, English language and maths. 50 more words

Experience La Trobe

Infographic Rubrics: Post #3 Skill Specific Research Rubrics Series

Most of us prefer to take information in visually.
We also prefer to take in information in tiny bits.

So, we teach students to convey information mainly through written papers and presentation programs, such as Google Slides or PowerPoint. 150 more words

A new skills challenge

I’ve recently found myself skills challenged. There’s not that many times in my short academic career that I’ve felt I’ve lacked the skills to get by. 754 more words



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