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An Introduction to Academic Practice: Home


Academic Practice is a general term used to describe studying for your degree. It includes writing assignments, reading, referencing and making notes in lectures, as well as critical thinking and reflection. Effective learning is central to the higher education learning experience and you will get lots of support from your tutors and the academic support staff in the Library. Start here with an early introduction to these areas.

Digital Literacy - an introduction

Digital Literacies about about the ways we work online as well as how we present outselves in online environments. This link introduces some good practice guidelines for using electronic communication and sources of information. These are not just relevant to being at university but are useful for all aspects of our increasingly digital lifestyles