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10 easy steps to ease on-line communication
There are many different ways to communicate on-line now days from chat rooms, forums to e-mail, instant messaging, blogs and personal spaces. Some have clearly stated rules and some depend on unwritten codes of behaviour. Here are a few general tips provided that will hopefully make those occasions where learning and teaching are taking place more worthwhile.

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Academic integrity guidelines from Dialog Plus
The Academic Integrity Guidelines (AIG), initally designed at Penn State University, is a small nugget from the JISC Project Dialog Plus which tests students' understanding of good academic integrity. The nugget presents students with an overview of their own institution's integrity guidelines before moving onto completing a set of multiple choice questions. This particular nugget has proved so popular that it has been exported from PSU and embedded into courses at both Leeds and Southampton.

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Accessible Presentations
A guide for use by both tutors and students on principles and resources for use in making presentations accessible for the whole academic community.

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Acknowledging knowledge: an academic guide to referencing
This guide explains why referencing in essays is so important, and provides clear examples of exactly how to reference a wide variety of sources from books to YouTube clips

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An Introduction to Behaviour Analysis
Behaviour Analysis is a distinct philospophy of science. Individuals new to the approach often find difficulty in understanding the basic principles involved. This presentation, aimed at Final Year undergraduates, is designed to provide an introduction to the principles of operant conditioning (e.g., reinforcement, punishment, and extinction), making clear that these words describe functional, rather than structural, relations.

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Engaging your mind: an academic guide to lectures and seminars
This guide will help you prepare for effective listening and note-taking in lectures, as well as giving hints and tips on how to get the most from seminars.

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Getting your point across: an academic guide to giving presentations
This guide gives advice on how to plan, deliver and reflect upon an academic presentation.

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Hammering the prose: an academic guide to writing essays
This guide covers how to structure your essay and develop an argument. It also gives advice on suitable academic writing styles, and how to go about the all important editing of your work.

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Harvard Referencing Format
A LexDis guide to the Harvard Referencing style.

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Illiers Combray
Artists' Book. This is a concertina artist book, included in the collection held at Winchester School of Art Library. The Word document presents a commentary on the book and its links to the place, Illiers Combray in France and Marcel Proust.

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JISC TechDis Accessibility essentials guide: Making electronic documents more readable
The TechDis Accessibility Essentials Guide for Reading has been divided into the following three sections: Font colours and styles; Enlarging text and Navigating documents. These guides have been designed to give practical step-by-step information to enable anyone reading electronic material to amend its look and feel into a style which suits them, their audience or the context in which it is used.

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Learn, discover, develop and create: University of Southampton guide to research
The University of Southampton guide to research has been composed by the University’s academic librarians and is a gateway to resources listed by academic subject.

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Locomotor Virtual Patient Scene
BM1 Locomotor Virtual Patient screenshot

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Making the case: an academic guide to research
This guide gives advice on the best ways to find and select the most useful, reliable and relevant information to support and argument in your essay.

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MouseKeys
MouseKeys is an accessibility feature which allows you to use the numeric keypad to control the mouse pointer.

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Navigating the page: an academic guide to effective reading
This guide introduces you to the various reading styles that will help you get through your research most effectively. It gives tips on how to skim read, and also how to read critically.

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Picking your profile: an academic guide to learning styles
This guide provides a brief overview on different learning styles, along with the best way to approach study for each type.

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Planning essays and assignments
This is a 13 min 10 second audio recording produced by the University of Southampton. The podcast is designed to help students develop their skills in planning their academic work in writing assignments and essays. You can choose from an MP3 version or WMA version of this item. A transcript of the audio recording is also provided.

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Posing the question: an academic guide to planning essays
This guide will give you advice on picking your subject, question and methodology for an extended essay. It will also give you hints and tips on how to research for and structure the essay.

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The International Student Experience at the University of Southampton
This video highlights aspects of the lives of international students at UG, PGT and PGR levels from all 3 faculties. It shows them responding to a range of authentic scenarios about the experiences and challenges of being an international student at the University of Southampton in the early 21st century from their perspective. The overall objective of this short film therefore is to capture experiences and viewpoints of international students currently at the University. By viewing this video, it is hoped that staff will be able to gain a better understanding and appreciation of what their international students are feeling and facing at various points along their student life cycle.

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The Outline View
When creating a document it can be difficult to know from the outset what the final layout and structure of a document should be. Using headings and styles, users can create a document and structure it appropriately at the end using the outline function.

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Week 8 Survey presentation
A few survey questions asked during Week 8 (Semester 1) 2007/08

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Windows Colour Scheme
Windows offers several high contrast colour schemes which may be useful for users with vision impairments or specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia.

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Writing essays
This is a 13 min 29 second audio recording produced by the University of Southampton. The podcast is designed to help students develop their skills in planning their academic work in writing assignments and essays. You can choose from an MP3 version or WMA version of this item. A transcript of the audio recording is also provided.

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Writing reports
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Zappers - how to use (a guide for students)
This PowerPoint can either be used by itself the first time you use zappers with your students, or you can copy the slides to your own presentation. Students are shown how to vote using the zapper handset, and it includes a sample question "what did you drink for breakfast this morning?" so they can see how it works and test that their handsets are working. Now updated for Office 2010.

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