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These resources help you to work on your assessments confidently by showing you how to understand what you are being asked to do, and how it is to be presented. Here you will find resources for all types of assessment, from written reports and essays, to oral or poster presentations.


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Annotated Bibliography - A guided pathway to help you learn how to create an annotated bibliography and start work on your assignment. learning pathway
Critical Thinking - A guided pathway to help you learn about thinking critically. learning pathway
Essay Writing - A guided pathway to help you learn the basic of writing a good essay. learning pathway
Exams and Tests - A guided pathway to help you prepare for exams and tests. learning pathway
How to analyse assignment instructions - A guided pathway to help you learn more about analysing assignment instructionslearning pathway
Information skills - A guided pathway to help you find resources for your assignments.learning pathway
Literature Review - A guided pathway to help you learn the basics of writing a literature review and start work on your assignment. learning pathway
Oral Presentations - A guided pathway to help you learn about oral presentations.learning pathway
Plagiarism - A guided pathway to help you avoid plagiarism. learning pathway
Poster presentations - A guided pathway to help you learn about poster presentations. learning pathway
Reflective writing - A guided pathway to help you learn about reflective writing. learning pathway
Report writing - A guided pathway to help you learn about report writing. learning pathway
Starting your Assignment - A guided pathway to help you analyse your assignment question and start work on your assignment. learning pathway
     

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A comparison of a report and an essay - This resource compares a report and an essay. PDF
Assignment writing steps - Guidelines to planning and writing better assignments.PDF
Definitions of instructional words - Check that you know the meaning of the assignments instructional words.PDF
Develop your essay writing - University of Reading guidance on essay writing.Webpage - External
Exam preparation and techniques - A guide to getting ready for your exams and tests.PDF
Formatting your assignment - Step-by-step instructions for formatting your assignment using Microsoft Word 2010/2007.PDF
Guides and tutorials - University of Reading guides and tutorials around study and assignment writing.Webpage - External
How to analyse assignment instructions - A guide to help you ensure that you answer the assignment question properly.PDF
How to write a literature review - This animation is a partnership project between staff and students within Buckinghamshire New University.video
Marking guide example - Your assignments should have their own marking guides, here are a couple of marking guide examples from a commerce and media course. Webpage - Te Kete
Plagiarism - what it is and how to recognise it - Overview of how to recognise and avoid plagiarism.Webpage - External
Proofreading tips - Tips on checking your assignment for correct content, structure, style, grammar, and spelling.PDF
RMIT study tips essay writing - This resource will help with writing a report.PDF
San Jose - Writing a literature review paper - Learn how to research, structure and write a literature review paper that synthesizes the key theories and results in your field of study.video