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Creating effective prompts in artificial intelligence
Creating a strong prompt is an important part of using generative artificial intelligence. This page looks at how to do this, as well as how to use the response critically to support your studies.
Write for the general public
Writing for the general public means using accessible, every day language to communicate big ideas to a non-specialist audience. This resource covers writing models and language features.
Choose an effective study strategy
This resource outlines different study techniques, and how to use them, to successfully prepare for final assessments.
The language of writing about data
This resource provides guidance on how to write about data in a way that communicates ideas with clarity and impact.
Learn digital storytelling
Learn how to structure and design digital stories, and find out more about the key considerations required to create powerful and effective stories in any digital format.
Using artificial intelligence
This resource is designed to help students understand when it is appropriate and ethical and when it is not appropriate or ethical to use artificial intelligence technologies in their university studies.
Acknowledging the use of generative artificial intelligence
This resource is designed to help students understand how they can appropriately reference and acknowledge content created by artificial intelligence technologies, or use of these technologies in assessments and university study more broadly.
Provide constructive feedback
This resource will guide you through giving insightful, action-oriented feedback to your peers on their oral presentations.
Learn how to use the Monash Virtual Environment (MoVE) digital workspace platform to access a wide variety of software for free, anywhere and any time, simply by logging into your Monash account.
Create your own learning network
Collaborative learning is an important part of university life. This resource will help you develop a learning network, and form a study group.
Law: short articles and blog posts
This resource provides tips and information on writing short law articles and law blog posts for university assignments.
Academic Integrity Checklist
A checklist for students to confirm your approach to academic integrity in your work.
The language of describing things, actions and events
Most academic writing requires some informative description. Accurate descriptive writing will lay the groundwork for you to develop critical analysis and evaluation in your writing.
Learn how to navigate your way around Moodle, the learning management system that you will use at Monash University to access online materials for all of your units. Includes how to setup your preferences, submit assessments, and post in forums.
Master academic language
Learn about and practise three major features of academic language including formality, objectivity and impersonality.
Why do students come to SAS?
"I've seen a great difference to my grades after getting help from the Student Academic Success team."
"Because I'm not from a university family, I can ask them lots of questions that I didn't have anyone to ask."
"It's challenging to write in your second language, but that's exactly what SAS can help you with."
"The advisers are so professional and supportive, they taught me how to structure my writing, express my ideas clearly, and make practical plans."