Tutorials, videos and guides to support apprentices during your training and beyond.
The information you use to inform your work is very important. The tutorials below will help you to navigate the information available and discover the most relevant and academically credible information for your needs.
Using StarPlus (video – 04:30)
Planning a literature search (video – 03:35)
Using Google Scholar (video – 02:40)
Discovering open access academic sources (video – 03:17)
Working with the information you discover to find meaning and apply context is key to producing the best work you can. The tutorials below will help you to do this.
Developing your ideas with mind mapping (video – 04:08)
Your work will benefit from using the best evidence and information available. The tutorials below will help you to analyse, evaluate, interpret and think critically about information.
What is critical thinking and why is it important? (video – 01:33)
Referencing is an important part of academic work, enabling you to acknowledge the work of others and avoid plagiarism. The tutorials below will help you to understand why this is important and how to accurately attribute sources.
Whatever work you produce, the process of creating enables you to blend ideas and produce new knowledge. The tutorial below will help you to write for your academic work.
Effective dissemination will enable you to summarise and share your work and ideas. The tutorial below will help you to communicate effectively through presentations.
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