Revisit

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What makes a good report?
This resource includes a list of commonly perceived tropes of sub-standard reports as well as a detailed breakdown of suggested content of report sections.
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Types of media: Helpsheet
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Why is report writing so important?
An explanation of why reports are a critical format for presenting research results. Includes a brief outline stating the identifyable traits of a good report.
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Notemaker
An online resource on notemaking, including links to information on Linear, Pattern and Cornell notes. An easily navigable resource. Also features templates for the learner to experiment with note taking.
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Types of media: Webpage, Interactive learning object
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Draw to Learn
A workshop designed to show how drawing and visually representing objects or themes can help to support learning and increase creativity. Includes links to the theory behind creative/visual practices.
Activity time: 2-3 hours workshop, plus extra curricular feedback time.
Types of media: PDF file
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Reviewing your notes
A series of suggestion on how to engage students in effective notemaking at appropriate times.
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Types of media: Helpsheet
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What is research?
This guide provides an overview of research methods and methodologies, including practical advice for those new to research, and tips on how to avoid some of the most common pitfalls for new researchers. It covers a background to research; getting started; quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods.
Activity time: 30 minutes
Types of media: Webpage, Helpsheet
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Revision techniques podcast
This resource, a podcast, offers advice on revision techniques and dealing with examination stress. This includes varying peer-to-peer tips, as well as lecturer guidance.
Activity time: 15 minutes
Types of media: Podcast, MP3
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Academic writing for exams podcast
This resource features a podcast which focuses upon academic writing technique. The podcast particularly concerns lecturer feedback regarding the importance of focusing on the essay title given.
Activity time: 15 minutes
Types of media: Podcast, MP3
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