Learning

Online resources

Clicking a category heading will reveal online links and resources. There are many such sites available, but as a starting point, the following sites cover a wide range of topics. Remember that these are written for students at many different levels; you may have to explore to find what's useful for you.

 

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Academic writing

Assignment Survival Kit (ASK)

  • Assignment Survival Kit (ASK)
    The Assignment Survival Kit is an online resource to help you plan and write essay type assignments. There are tips on analysing the assignment question, researching your topic and developing a logical argument. You will also find information on referencing and avoiding plagiarism, as well as proof-reading and final editing 

 

Critical thinking and problem solving

Dissertations and theses

  • Researching an undergraduate dissertation docx
    Advice from the Student Learning Advisory Service at the University of Kent
  • Postgraduate research docx
    Advice from the Student Learning Advisory Service at the University of Kent
  • Assignment Survival Kit (ASK)
    The Assignment Survival Kit is an online resource to help you plan and write essay type assignments. There are tips on analysing the assignment question, researching your topic and developing a logical argument. You will also find information on referencing and avoiding plagiarism, as well as proof-reading and final editing

English for international students

  • Visit the University of Kent's English Language Unit website
    Very useful links on academic English and study skills

Group work

  • Skills Centre
    A comprehensive range of links and advice from the University of Leeds

Learning from lectures

Library and IT skills

Maths and Stats

  • Calculus pdf 2.86mb
  • Algebra pdf 2.04mb
  • Methods pdf 2.77mb
  • Discrete pdf 2.09mb
  • Maths EG is a free-to-use collection of almost 2000 mathematics questions spanning topics from GCSE to undergraduate level 2.  There are thousands of realisations of each question allowing for virtually unlimited practice.  Random parameters are incorporated into all aspects of the questions, including equations and diagrams, and in the very complete feedback screens.  It has been developed by Martin Greenhow and Abdulrahman Kamavi from Brunel University

Multimedia resources at the computing service

The Computing Service provides a wide range of documentation and provides support with the following multimedia tutorials:

Other useful study skills links

Personal development planning and key skills

Presentations and seminars

Reading and notetaking

Referencing and plagiarism

Referencing Style Guides

Revision and exams

Study skills for MBA students

Time management and planning

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