Academic Learning Services - Hawke's Bay



Welcome! Academic 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. The advisors for the Hawke's Bay campus are located in the library.

 

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

 

 

APPOINTMENTS

Appointments may be made for individuals or small groups in one of the following four ways:

  •     In person: Request an appointment at the library service desk
  •     Complete a form: Forms are available from the library service desk or apply online

        Book Appointment Online (Hawke's Bay)

  •     Phone: 06 9748000 ex 6045

Learning Advisors usually need to be booked in advance. If you think you will need assistance with some aspects of your course work then contact us early. If you urgently need an appointment, complete a form and the Academic Services Assistant will endeavour to contact you within 24 hours.

 

We are available during the following hours:


        Monday 8.30am - 5.00pm
        Tuesday 8.30am - 5.00pm
        Wednesday 8.30am - 7.00pm
        Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm
        Friday

 

8.30am - 5.00pm

 

 

WORKSHOPS

At the beginning of each term we run lunchtime study skills workshops.

 

For further details of these workshops, please have a look at the brochures below:

Academic Learning Services Workshop Brochure, Semester 2, 2021

 

 

ACADEMIC LEARNING SERVICES TEAM

Tony Jones

 

Tony Jones
Academic writing, APA referencing, study skills, literacy and numeracy, strategies for studying anatomy & physiology

Information & Learning Advisor
Phone: (06) 830 1530
Email: tjones@eit.ac.nz

 

Heather Brown

 

Heather Brown
Academic writing, APA referencing, literacy and numeracy, study skills, English for speakers of other languages, oral presentations, strategies for studying anatomy & physiology, drug calculations

Information & Learning Advisor
Phone: (06) 830 1034
Email: hbrown@eit.ac.nz

 

Yvonne Rowan

 

Yvonne Rowan
Academic writing, APA referencing, literacy and numeracy, study skills, maths/drug calculations, computing

Information & Learning Advisor
Phone: (06) 830 1197
Email: yrowan@eit.ac.nz

 

Alice

 

Alice McMillan
Te reo Māori, Academic writing, APA referencing, study skills, literacy and numeracy

Information & Learning Advisor: Māori Student Support
Phone: (06) 830 1439
Email: amcmillan@eit.ac.nz

 

 

Erena Fussell
Academic writing, APA referencing, study skills, literacy and numeracy

Information & Learning Advisor
Phone: (06) 830 1209
Email: efussell@eit.ac.nz

 

 

Gidi Avni
Academic writing, APA referencing, study skills, literacy and numeracy

Information & Learning Advisor
Phone: (06) 830 1784
Email: gavni@eit.ac.nz

 

"Our aim is to assist you to become confident, competent and independent learners"

 

 

ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE

We have a dedicated team of advisors who can assist with:

  • Academic reading
    • critical thinking, research, reading effectively
  • You can also book to see a Learning Advisor to reflect on your assignment feedback and improve your skills for your next assignment.
  • 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
  • Computing
    • MSWord, MSPowerPoint, MSExcel, MSPublisher, file management, EITOnline, EndNote, assignment formatting
  • English for speakers of other languages
  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
    • basic numeracy, drug calculations, trigonometry, statistics, mathematics for chemistry and physics
  • Strategies for studying anatomy and physiology
  • Study skills
    • memory, note-taking, learning styles, exam techniques
  • Oral presentations
  • Statistics
  • Te reo Māori
  • 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.

 

 

 

 

HAWKES BAY CAMPUS LIBRARY

Twist Library
501 Gloucester Street
Taradale, Napier 4112

Phone. (06) 830 1045
Email. twist@eit.ac.nz

 

TAIRĀWHITI CAMPUS LIBRARY

Tairāwhiti Library
290 Palmerston Road
Gisborne, 4010

Phone. (06) 869 0835
Email. Library1@eit.ac.nz

 

AUCKLAND CAMPUS

Floor 6 (Reception)
238 Queen Street
Auckland CBD 1010

Phone. (09) 300 7410
Email. aucklandeit@eit.ac.nz

 

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