Pre-semester skills preparation modules

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Semester 2, 2016

To register for pre-semester Academic Skills workshops, log into Student Hub using your USC username and password and select Events and Workshops, or contact Student Central for assistance.

Academic writing and study skills intensive modules — for Undergraduate students

These intensive modules will help you develop skills and strategies to meet the challenges of university study. Topics include time management, notetaking, reading strategies, referencing and critical thinking. Tertiary Preparation Pathway students (TPP) are welcome to attend.

The intensive modules are delivered in three-hour sessions across three days. You can attend any or all of these sessions.

Students at USC SouthBank, USC Fraser Coast and USC Gympie can attend a series of sessions scheduled over two days.

ModulesCampus DatesTimes

Venue

Academic writing and study skills Sippy Downs 6, 7, 8 July 2016 (attend any or all sessions) 9am-12 noon EG.18
Academic writing and study skills (repeated) Sippy Downs  11, 12, 13 July 2016 (attend any or all sessions)   1pm-4pm LT6
Academic writing and study skills SouthBank 20, 21 July 2016 (attend any or all sessions) 9am-1pm (includes break) Building A4, 2.06
Reading, researching, essay writing Fraser Coast 14 July 2016 (attend any or all sessions) 10am-3pm (includes break)

Reading 10am A1.22

Researching 11am A1.25

Essay 1pm A1.39

Citing, referencing, report writing Fraser Coast 15 July 2016 (attend any or all sessions) 10am -3pm (includes break)

A1.39 all day

Reading, researching, essay writing Gympie 18 July 2016 (attend any or all sessions) 10am-3pm (includes break)

Reading & Researching 10 am G.19

Essay 1pm G.13A

Citing, referencing, report writing Gympie 19 July 2016 (attend any or all sessions) 10am-3pm (includes break)

G.13A all day


Proofreading for tertiary purposes module

This three-hour module will help you develop skills in editing academic writing. You will learn basic rules of grammar, paragraph and sentence structure, and techniques in paraphrasing and editing.

Module    Campus                                 Dates                                                                             Times                   Venue  
Proofreading for tertiary purposes Sippy Downs 6, 7 July 2016 1pm-4pm EG.18
Proofreading for tertiary purposes (repeat) Sippy Downs 12, 13 July 2016 9am-12noon LT6

Academic writing and study skills intensive module — for Postgraduate by coursework students

This intensive module is designed for Honours, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Masters by Coursework students to help build the advanced academic skills needed at these levels. We will study critical reading; argument; features of academic writing; synthesising information; academic integrity; and selected genres

Module        Campus       DatesTimesVenue
Academic writing and study skills
(Postgraduate)
Sippy Downs 13, 14, 15 July 2016            10am-4pm (includes break)  13 July LT5
14, 15 July LT6 
                                                                                  

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