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It is very nearly Christmas – and while your thoughts are most probably turning towards the happy days ahead, part of you may still be in academic mode. Perhaps you have been so consumed by university life that even now you are wondering how to cite Christmas the APA 6th way. If this is true you may need a holiday even more than I do, but nevertheless, read on!
Essentially, the Bible is a book of chapters written by different people so normally you would treat your reference as a Chapter in an Edited Book. This is not the case with the Bible, or any other classical Holy Books.
The #SalfordSmart team know that as the end of term gets closer and closer, the mountain of work gets bigger and bigger.
From this week therefore, there is no additional #SalfordSmart information so you can spend your time focusing on finishing your assignments, viewing your grades and feedback and starting to look towards the exams.
Remember there is #SalfordSmart information to help you, no matter which stage you are at with your tasks.
Look back at what #SalfordSmart has covered, including all this….
Clifford Whitworth Library has a number of designated PCs with specialist software on them.
The PCs are labelled, indicating which ones have the software on, and are all available 24/7.
Specialist software available in Clifford Whitworth Library includes:
To help you find them, we have some maps showing where the PCs are located in Clifford Whitworth Library:
With assignments to finish, revision to start and exams looming it is understandable that stress and anxiety can creep up.
#SalfordSmart this week looks at exam nerves, getting yourself at your exam ready best and strategies for coping with the lead up to exams.
What’s that coming over the hill? …Exams!
Reading is great…mostly, and if you’re on an English based course like I am, you’ll know that reading is not so much a fun, leisurely pastime as it is a necessity. I don’t know much about other courses reading requirements, but what I do know is that at one point or another, we all have to read a pretty boring book…or two…three…ten?
The problem here is, that when you read for fun, if the book doesn’t grab your attention straight away, or a couple of chapters in you just cannot for the life of you get into it, you can simply put it down and pick up the next on your list of want-to-reads. When you’re required to read for a course, however, it’s not that easy (unfortunately).
Want to prove to potential employers that you have the MS Office IT skills they want? Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) is the answer.
Successful candidates Raza, David and Judith, are all MOS Masters, but you decide how far you want to go with your MOS journey.
“I have used this opportunity to broaden my knowledge in the applications that are really relevant to my career field. And getting a certificate that validates my knowledge is definitely worth it.” David Sanchez Espinoza, Computing, Science & Engineering.
This week looks at what to do with your assignment feedback.
Receiving feedback on an assignment you put loads of work into can sometimes be hard.
When you get your feedback what do you do with it …
Feedback from your tutors is a really valuable resource for helping you develop, taking the comments on board can improve your mark next time you submit an assignment.
#SalfordSmart this week looks at why feedback is so useful, what your tutor’s purpose for giving you feedback is and how you can use your feedback to develop a plan for improving your marks next time.
You may find the answer in the OSCOLA FAQs, click on the image to find out.
If your OSCOLA referencing question isn’t answered, check out the OSCOLA web guide at: Skills for Learning OSCOLA Referencing (select the OSCOLA tab).