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Succeed@Solent learning skills materials

Succeed@Solent in Solent Online Learning offers a range of online materials to help you improve your learning skills


Research skills

Develop your research skills to ensure you are able to locate useful information sources for your assignments.
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Literature reviews

A literature review (sometimes also known as a literature survey) can be either a key component of a larger paper such as a report or dissertation, or you may be asked to write one for its own sake.
Read more about literature reviews

Writing assignments

Writing academically

Guidance on how to organise your ideas and present them in an academic style. 
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Writing essays

To succeed at writing essays you need to know how to analyse the question and plan the structure.
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Writing reports

Report writing is a skill that could serve you very well in your future career.  For example, business reports, engineering reports, legal reports.
Read more about writing reports


Develop your grammar skills to ensure you are able to write clearly for your assignments.
Read more about grammar

Dissertation proposals & writing dissertations

How to submit a successful dissertation proposal, write and organise your dissertation and present your proposal and dissertation to the required specifications for submission.

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Reflective thinking and writing

The ability to reflect on your experience and knowledge, and use that to make improvements, is a key part of university-level thinking and work.
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Referencing and plagiarism

The importance of referencing in your work and the closely linked topic of plagiarism.
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Presentation Skills


Presentations are often part of the assessment for your university coursework. They can also be used as part of a job interview or feature prominently in your future career. Learn how to give strong presentations.
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Working in groups

Group or team work is an important element of your studies and a key employability skill. Learn how to work well in a group.
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Becoming a Better Learner

Time management

Learn to make efficient use of your time by getting into good habits early on.
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Using tutor feedback

How to continue developing your learning by making good use of tutor feedback.
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Passing exams

Pick up these key strategies for making the experience of preparing for and taking your exams much more successful.
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Critical thinking

An introduction to the concept of critical thinking and explains why it is so important.
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Online Submission

“A guide to the different types of online assignment submissions available to Solent University students”.

 Read more about submitting online

Page last updated on Thursday 16 March 2017 at 11.17am.


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