All posts by Learning Skills

The Learning Skills Unit works with academic staff to design and develop learning resources and activities that can be embedded within the curriculum to help students become better academic writers and better understand the principles of academic integrity. Email learningskills@mq.edu.au with any questions or to find out more.

Developing students’ literacy through embedding

With so much content to get through, it may feel impossible to teach literacy – the understanding and control of diverse and multiple modes of communication [1] – in your unit. The Learning Skills Unit, Library and the Numeracy Centre...

/ 28 June, 2021

Fostering academic integrity in your classroom

What are the resources available to support you in your discussions with students?

/ 28 June, 2021

StudyWISE Refresh

Extensively refreshed to support MQ2020, the StudyWISE iLearn unit is a toolbox to help students develop research skills, academic writing skills and more.

/ 2 April, 2020
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Closure of the Library Building – an update on library services

You will have seen the VC’s announcement on Wednesday the 25th of March that in line with government advice the University library building is closed until further notice. We are continuing to offer online services to MQ staff and students,...

/ 26 March, 2020
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Tell your students: New peer support programs available through Learning Skills

Do your students need extra help with using online learning technologies or improving their writing? Learning Skills are excited to announce two new peer support programs available in Semester 2 for students.

/ 15 August, 2019
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10 free Studiosity consultations for our students every session

All Macquarie students can now access Studiosity’s ‘Connect Live’ service to get help with core subject areas such as maths, English, accounting and statistics. They also have access to Studiosity’s ‘Writing Feedback’ service which provides feedback on structure, style and...

/ 26 April, 2019