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  1. Success at University is greatly influenced by your skills as a student.  The resources listed here will help you to develop your skills and become more effective at:

    • studying
    • finding information
    • critical thinking
    • effective academic writing
    • citing and referencing
    • managing your time

    Don't forget that there are plenty of people on campus to help you. The Library provides online and drop in tutorials on finding information.  The Academic Writing Centre offers drop in one-to-one support for developing your writing.  Your lecturers and tutors will be happy to advise or help you with any academic areas you are finding difficult.

  2. There will be an essay on this module in November

  3. Week One - General Reading 5 items
    Please pay to attention to citing and writing chapter
    1. How to study - Ronald W. Fry c2005

      Book Core

  4. Week Two - Study Skills 5 items
    1. Seo Linn - The Irish Roar (Official FAI Euro 2016 Song) - Audio Video 23/5/2016

      Audio-visual document Recommended please review and critically analyse semiotics

    2. Effective study skills - Geraldine Price, Pat Maier 2007

      Book 

  5. Week Three - Citing and Writing 3 items
    There will be a class test on this topic.
    1. The Handbook of Scholarly Writing and Publishing - Tonette S. Rocco, Tim Hatcher, John W. Creswell 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Core

    2. How to think, write and cite - Jennifer Schweppe 2016

      Book Recommended

  6. Week Four - Critical Thinking 4 items
    There will be a class exercise on this topic.
    1. Practising critical reflection: a resource handbook - Jan Fook, Fiona Gardner 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. Critical Thinking Skills for Dummies - Martin Cohen 2015 (text)

      Book 

  7. Week Five - The Research Process 5 items
    1. Measuring Graduate Students Research Skills - T. Subahan Mohd Meerah, Kamisah Osman, Effendi Zakaria, Zanaton Haji Ikhsan 10/2012

      Article Core Pay attention to the findings of this article. There will be a question and answer session.

    2. Molecular biology - Alexander G. McLennan c2013 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    3. Molecular biology - Alexander G. McLennan c2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Core

  8. Civil society - Michael Edwards 2004

    Book 

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