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Research Skills

Information to help students find, evaluate, reference, and write for their assignments

Academic Learning Toolkit

Student Learning Services has put together an Academic Learning Toolkit Moodle page with great resources to help you with study skills, research, and academic writing for your assignments.

Understanding and analysing the question 

These resources offer strategies to help you understand your assignment questions

Planning your assignment  

All good assignments are planned thoroughly. These resources will give you help you develop your assignment planning skills.

Finding information
There are many quality resources the Library, online databases, or on the internet. Check this section to learn how to find what is available.

Reading and note-taking
These resources offer strategies for effective reading and note-taking.

Writing your assignment
These resources can help you write your assignment successfully.

Editing & proof-reading
Editing and proof-reading your assignment ensures your assignment is clear, accurate, makes sense, and fulfills the assignment brief.

Final steps
This section focuses on formatting, uploading to Moodle, and using Turnitin.

For further support, visit the Library, Student Learning Services or Te Kete Kōnae.

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