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Study skills

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Assignment types

  • Essays and Reports
  • Critiques and Reflections
  • Literature review assignments
  • Annotated bibliographies
  • Oral presentations
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Reading and writing

  • Reading strategies
  • Summarising, generalising, paraphrasing and quoting
  • Paragraphing
  • Cohesion
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Learning at CDU

  • Top tips for university success
  • Using AI tools at university and academic integrity
  • Class participation and exams
  • Managing your studies and note-taking
  • Critical thinking
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Numeracy and Foundation Maths

  • Converting measurements
  • Fractions, decimals and percentages
  • Perimeter of simple shapes
  • Pythagoras theorem
  • Trigonometry
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Research Communication

  • The research lifecycle
  • Writing an abstract
  • Writing a literature review
  • Writing a discussion
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  • Academic style in writing
  • Building academic vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Inclusive language
  • Punctuation
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CDU has a range of useful tools available for you on one resource page. 

  • The I wish I'd known that podcast series 
  • Time management calculator
  • Assignment scheduler
  • Essay mapping tool
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Did you know CDU Language and Learning Advisors offer a range of study support options?

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