Conclusion
Frightened of the internet? This unit will help you make effective use of the internet, giving you the basic skills required for using web-based resources. Useful tricks and tips are provided as well as information on web browsers, the main features of a browser window, how to look at websites, using hyperlinks, searching for information on the internet, copying text, avoiding computer viruses, and using PDFs.
Author(s): The Open University

Skills for Learning - Grammar Diagnostic tool
Interactive 30 question quiz with feedback for each answer. Grammar diagnostic tool (based around entry level research processes). Download this zipped file and open the file named 'academic_comm_skin.swf' - the quiz will then run from the start.
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

Numeracy Basics - interactive quiz
Comprehensive quiz covering the full range of numeracy (mathematics) basics including multiplication, rounding, division, order of execution, maths conventions, series, surveys, summation and so on. Offers randomised questions, multiple attempts, instant feedback.
Author(s): Reinhold Behringer,Sue Curland

Information Skills
This module offers a comprehensive course in information and library skills which will enable you to study independantly and effectively. Such skills are transferable, they will not only be useful throughout your studies but also in the workplace.
Author(s): Staffordshire University

Information Skills
This module offers a comprehensive course in information and library skills which will enable you to study independantly and effectively. Such skills are transferable, they will not only be useful throughout your studies but also in the workplace.
Author(s): Staffordshire University

Uniform convergence and pointwise convergence
The aim of this material is to introduce the student to two notions of convergence for sequences of real-valued functions. The notion of pointwise convergence is relatively straightforward, but the notion of uniform convergence is more subtle. Uniform convergence is explained in terms of closed function balls and the new notion of sets absorbing sequences. The differences between the two types of convergence are illustrated with several examples. Some standard facts are also discussed: a uniform
Author(s): The University of Nottingham

Action planning, skills profiling and reflection
Self directed Personal Development Planning Workshop, reflecting on skills with a view to improvement intended for Level 1 undergraduate students.
Author(s): Judith Tillson,Staffordshire University

Employability Resource Pack
These resources are self contained activities which form part of a larger resource called the Employability Resource Pack. The activities range from self directed surveys to identify career and skills goals to CV preparation, interviews and various employability skill such as communication skills. The context of the activities is set in the physical sciences but which can very easily be adapted for use in any context.
Author(s): Della Grice, Paul Chin, Tina Overton

Learning and study styles - group work
This document outlines a sample session for groups of year 1 undergraduates. The session asks students to think about how they learn and identifies their learning style. It also asks the group to analyse how well it has been working. It is therefore a useful session early on in a PBL curriculum, or a curriculum which uses extensive group learning. A useful addition to the session is a short video clip of current students talking about their own experiences, and also some sample MCQ questions for
Author(s): Liz Mossop, University of Nottingham

Veterinary professionalism, stress and work life balance
This resource consists of facilitator notes and a student task sheet for a small group session covering topics of veterinary professionalism, the role of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, stress and the veterinary profession and time management for students. Students work through a series of tasks and discussion points and a number of different resources are accessed.
Author(s): Liz Mossop, University of Nottingham

Academic skills audit to support personal development planning
Author(s): Judith Tillson,Staffordshire University

Council Constitutions.session 5
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Philosophical issues in research
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

Qualities of the professional journalist, lecture notes
Summary lecture notes exploring the nature of journalism as a profession and some of the qualities and skills that make a successful journalist.
Author(s): Tony Randall, University of Cumbria

Information Skills Unit 5: Creating Bibliography and Avoiding Plagiarism
This unit will teach you how to create your bibilography correctly and help you avoid any issues with plagiarism.
Author(s): Staffordshire University

Information Skills Unit 5: Creating Bibliography and Avoiding Plagiarism
This unit will teach you how to create your bibilography correctly and help you avoid any issues with plagiarism.
Author(s): Staffordshire University

Analytical Science
A course (in 15 Chapters), developed as an Open Educational Resource, designed for use at 2nd year England & Wales undergraduate level and as a CPD training resource
Author(s): Brian W Woodget

Information Skills Course Information
This package contains the course information documents for the Information Skills complete course which is composed of an Introduction Information Literacy,Unit 1 Books, Unit 2 Journals and Periodicals,Unit 3 Internet, Unit 4 Reference Sources, Unit 5-Bibliography, Avoiding Plagiarism, Unit 6 Other Key Skills.
Author(s): Staffordshire University

Information Skills Course Information
This package contains the course information documents for the Information Skills complete course which is composed of an Introduction Information Literacy,Unit 1 Books, Unit 2 Journals and Periodicals,Unit 3 Internet, Unit 4 Reference Sources, Unit 5-Bibliography, Avoiding Plagiarism, Unit 6 Other Key Skills.
Author(s): Staffordshire University

Analytical Science - modified Chapter 9
An updated version of Chapter 9 from the Analytical Science course, also on JorumOpen (http://open.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/2964)
Author(s): Brian W Woodget