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Studying in Australia
A guide for international students




ISBN 9781864488869
Published October 31, 1999 by Routledge
216 Pages

 
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Book Description

Are you planning to study at university, college or TAFE in Australia? Or have you already started a course in Australia? This book will help you develop the skills you need to get good marks and enjoy your studies.

Studying in Australia shows you how to develop important learning and research skills including:

- academic writing

- exam preparation

- time management

- library research

- using technology

Studying in Australia also provides an overview of the Australian higher education system and learning culture, and explains how you can get help when you need it. This practical guide can be used throughout your studies, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction

1. The Australian tertiary education system

2. Choosing to study in Australia

3. Participating in classes

4. Note-taking skills

5. Reading at tertiary level

6. Developing writing skills

7. Report writing

8. Referencing

9. Giving presentations

10. Organising study time

11. Using the library

12. Assessment

13. Postgraduate studies

14. Using technology

Appendixes

Glossary

Useful References

Index

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Biography

Teresa De Fazio teaches in the Centre for Educational Development and also in the Graduate Diploma of Education at Victoria University of Technology. She teaches English as a Foreign Language as well as English as a Second Language, and has worked with students of non-English speaking background for many years.