Assignment workshops

These 2-hour workshops are free to all Faculty of Education students.

Workshop descriptions

Academic Skills Refresher

This   workshop is for students who have studied in the Faculty for at least 1   semester. In this workshop, we will revisit effective strategies for   planning, structuring, and writing various genres of assignments. We   will also revisit the APA 6th referencing style and common referencing   errors.

Learning in Australian Universities

This workshop   is designed for new students, particularly students who are also new to   Australia. In this workshop, we will explore the Australian higher   education system, particularly focussing on the need for independent   learning and critical thinking.

Reading Critically and Effectively

This   workshop is designed for students at any year of study. Reading   critically and effectively is essential to produce high quality   assignments in Education. In this workshop, we will examine strategies   to transition from passive reading to productive and critical reading.   We also explore strategies for effective note-taking.

Writing Assignments in Education (Part 1): Planning and Structuring

This   workshop is designed for students at any year of study. In this   workshop, we will focus on planning, drafting, structuring, and writing   assignments. We will examine common errors and ways to produce   high-quality assignments in Education.

Writing Assignments in Education (Part 2): Referencing and Making Your Work Original

This   workshop is designed for students at any year of study. In this   workshop, we will review the APA 6th referencing style, focussing on the   technicalities of referencing correctly and common errors to avoid. We   will also examine ways of using other authors’ ideas using effective   paraphrasing and summarising.

Visual Assignment Modes

This workshop is designed for students at any year of study. In this workshop, we explore

Who to contact?

To enquire about the above workshops, please contact the Academic Language Advisor:

Dr Lynette Pretorius
Clayton: Level 1, 19 Ancora Imparo Way
Peninsula: Room A4.10
Phone: +61 3 990 52848

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