Learning Services - Auckland


 

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.

 

Glen Katrien
Location
Level | 5
Room | AQ507

Glen Shadbolt
Phone: 09 979 9448
Email: studysupportak@eit.ac.nz

Rida Noor Malik
Phone: (09) 979 9413
Email: studysupportak@eit.ac.nz

 

Learning Advisors usually need to be booked in advance. A study support appointment may be by phone call or video conference call. You will be sent instructions on how to connect to a learning advisor at the scheduled time. Please be patient as we cannot send appointment links earlier than the scheduled time.

 

In order to provide the service to the maximum number of students, we are unable to check any assignments for courses where the lecturers are offering reviews. Lecturers and Library and Learning Services have open communication – We know that many times students send the draft to both, taking up precious time from both services which can be given to struggling students. There is a restriction on the amount of time that any student can expect to have with a learning advisor and it is necessary to limit the number of times you can have feedback on an assignment. Feedback is usually provided along with supporting resources. Library and Learning Services are here to help you succeed, your assignment is your work and your responsibility.

 

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
    • 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.

 

 

 

 

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