Learning Services is here to assist you on your journey towards the successful completion of your studies at EIT. Our aim is for you to become confident, competent and independent learners.

Learning advisors support learners to develop their learning, numeracy, and academic skills as well as their language proficiency.

Learning support on the Auckland campus is provided by Michele Giron. Please contact her to make an appointment.

 

Michelle
 

 

 
Contact Details

Michele Giron
Phone
| 09 979 9411
Email | mgiron@eit.ac.nz

 

 
Location

Level | 9
Room | AQ509

 

Assistance Available

We can assist with:

  • Academic reading
    • critical thinking, research, reading effectively
  • Academic writing
    • essays, reports, reflective writing, online forums, literature reviews, annotated bibliographies, short or long answer assignments
  • APA referencing and writing style
    • in text citations, reference lists, APA style conventions
  • Basic computing
    • MSWord, MSPowerPoint, MSExcel, MSPublisher, file management, EITOnline, EndNote, assignment formatting
  • Basic literacy
  • Mathematics
    • basic numeracy, statistics
  • Study skills
    • memory, note-taking, learning styles, exam techniques
  • Oral presentations
  • Time management
  • Writing skills
    • paraphrasing, summarising, sentence structure, paragraph structure, grammar, punctuation

 

Information & Learning Advisor Appointments
    Within a learning advice session some of the following may occur            Learning advisors do not
  • Advice on how to analyse your assignment tasks
  • Working together on your computer and research skills
  • Reading of your assignment, and advice which may include
    • grammar/punctuation/spelling
    • assignment structure
    • paragraph structure
    • flow of ideas
    • referencing
    • paraphrasing
    • assignment formatting
    • writing style
  • Discussion about factors that may be impacting on your learning
  • Discussion about your study and learning strategies and what you might be able to do to improve these
  • Write parts of your assignment for you
  • Act as your proof-reader
  • Cover every aspect of your assignment that needs addressing
  • Teach course content
  • Assess or pre-mark your work

Learning advisors are here to help you succeed.  Your assignment is your work and your responsibility.