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Understanding is the literacy which enables you to find meaning and apply context. It encompasses academic reading from a broad range of media, both textual and visual, and intersects closely with critical literacy.

Using Resource Lists: a tutorial for students

Learn how to find and use your Resource Lists for your course reading.

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Understanding and questioning images using the five step process

Learn how to use the five step process to analyse and question images, and understand what an image can tell you, both explicitly and implicitly.  

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MindView quick start tutorial video: How to create a mind map

This YouTube video is a quick start guide to how to create a mind map using the MindView software. MindView is mind-mapping software that can help you develop and organise ideas visually and then export them into a Microsoft Office document, e.g. Word. MindVIew is available on all PCs (running the CiCS Managed Desktop) within the Information Commons and the Library.  The video is made by MatchWare the creators of MindView. [10:41]

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Using eBooks effectively: accessibility

This video shows you how to use eBooks effectively across the three key platforms: DawsonEra, ProQuest Ebook Central, and VLebooks.

Watch the video above, or see it in Kaltura: Using eBooks effectively: accessibility

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Using Sensus Access

Sensus Access software is available for anyone with a print based disability, including students with dyslexia or a visual impairment. Watch this screencast to learn how to convert PDF, JPEG, Powerpoint or Word files into text or audio.

Watch the video above, or see it in Kaltura: Using Sensus Access

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