Successful study starts here!

CSU Library is hosting a trial of an online and interactive Study Skills resource known as skills4studycampus.

Skills4studycampus is an interactive e-learning resource which is based
on the philosophy of Dr Stella Cottrell, bestselling author of The study skills handbook. It offers a mix of instruction, practice, activities,
reflection, and testing to help in the development of study skills.

This resource consists of a series of modules:

  • Getting ready for academic study
  • Reading and note-making
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Writing skills
  • Referencing and plagiarism
  • Groupwork and presentations
  • Exam skills
  • Projects, dissertations and reports
  • Employability and personal development
  • Confidence with numbers.

Check out this short introductory video to learn more:

You can access skills4study from our Trial eResources page, and you can submit feedback using our feedback form.

Please note: You need to register to use this site, but registering is free and easy:

  • Go to our Trial eResources page and click on the link to Skills4studycampus
  • Make sure that any and all popup blockers are turned off (or set them to always allow popups from this site)
  • Go to “First time accessing the resource?” at the bottom of the screen, and click on the link to register
  • Complete the registration form
  • You will receive an email from skills4studycampus confirming your details.

This trial runs until 18 October 2012.