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Graduate Research School events can be found under the Research Training and Events category. These include research workshops, training courses, research presentations and social and networking activities.

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October 2007
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November 2007
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December 2007
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January 2008
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February 2008
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March 2008
Avoiding plagiarism Plagiarism is explained and practical examples are used to demonstrate how you can cite other people’s writing legitimately. 
Intensive Introduction to Academic Writing Skills We explain different aspects of academic writing in simple terms and focus on how to structure your own writing to meet academic requirements. 
Participating in Tutorials Participating in Tutorials 
Introduction to Academic Writing We explain different aspects of academic writing in simple terms and focus on how to structure your own writing to meet academic requirements. 
Working in Groups Working in Groups 
Intro to Academic Writing Skills/Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism Intro to Academic Writing Skills/Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism 
Writing in the Sciences Writing in the Sciences 
April 2008
Writing in the Sciences Writing in the Sciences 
Oral Presentations Oral Presentations 
Writing in the Arts Writing in the Arts 
Business Writing Business Writing 
Intensive Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism Intensive Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism 
Chartered Accountants Employment Evening 7 April 2008 Attend a free information session to learn about the Chartered Accountants Program and the world of opportunity available to you! Hear advice on how to be successful in the recruitment process. 
Having an IT crisis? The Learning Centre is running IT Rescue courses for students that need help with their computing skills. If completing your first assessment has been more about figuring out the IT than researching the content – then it’s time to take action. 
Referencing The editorial style and ‘how-to’ of in-text and end-text referencing is explained and in-class activities are provided to give practical help in how to write these yourself. 
Revision Strategies Make the most of the upcoming break! This workshop explores ways of consolidating and really understanding what you’ve learnt so far. 
Intensive Public Speaking - Oral Presentations An intensive workshop for anyone preparing a conference presentation, confirmation report or professional presentation. An opportunity to develop your skills in a friendly and relaxed environment. 
Assignment Writing Process and Introduction to Research Skills Assignment Writing Process and Introduction to Research Skills 
May 2008
Having an IT crisis? The Learning Centre is running IT Rescue courses for students that need help with their computing skills. If completing your first assessment has been more about figuring out the IT than researching the content – then it’s time to take action. 
Assignment Writing Process and Introduction to Research Skills/Critical Thinking/Revising Assignment Writing Process and Introduction to Research Skills/Critical Thinking/Revising 
Critical Thinking/Revising for Exams What is critical thinking, and how does it relate to your success in exams? Bring your ideas with you! 
Improving your Academic Writing by Learning from Feedback This workshop helps you understand how to use feedback and student reflection to identify and demonstrate appropriate strategies to improve your writing structures, styles, and the overall quality of your written assessments. 
Participate in a mature age student forum The purpose of the Student Forum will be to get feedback and information from interested mature-aged students that will enable ECU to cater more effectively for your needs and expectations. 
Preparing for Exams Get the most out of your exam ‘performance’. This workshop will discuss all of the little things that help you to improve your exam results. 
The Business Skills Program Young Achievement Australia is a youth focused not-for-profit organisation dedicated to educating and equipping young people with the skills, knowledge and attributes they need to achieve their potential. 
Assignment Writing Process and Introduction to Research Skills Assignment Writing Process and Introduction to Research Skills 
June 2008
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July 2008
Intensive Public Speaking - Oral Presentations An intensive workshop for anyone preparing a conference presentation, confirmation report or professional presentation. An opportunity to develop your skills in a friendly and relaxed environment. 
August 2008
Developing critical reading skills Developing reading skills 
Assignment writing course for ESL students Assignment writing and introduction to research skills 
Mature age students (return to study) Return to study - Mature age students 
Overview of IT systems used at ECU Overview of IT systems used at ECU 
Participating in tutorials Participating in tutorials 
Effective study strategies Improving on last semester's results: Effective study strategies 
Referencing Course Referencing Course 
Word 2007 Learn how to navigate Word 2007 
Working in groups Working in groups 
Introduction to research skills Introduction to research skills 
Assignment writing and introduction to research skills Assignment writing and introduction to research skills 
Writing in Business and Law Writing in Business and Law 
Writing in Science Writing in Science 
Better oral presentations Better oral presentations 
ECU Referencing Guide & Word 2007 Understand the Referencing Guide and how you can use Word 2007 to record your references 
The process of academic writing The process of academic writing 
Revision strategies that work Revision strategies that work 
ECU Referencing Guide & Endnote How to use Endnote for your referencing 
Improve your numeracy skills Improve your numeracy skills 
Writing in Arts Writing in Arts 
September 2008
Developing critical reading skills Developing reading skills 
Assignment writing course for ESL students Assignment writing and introduction to research skills 
Mature age students (return to study) Return to study - Mature age students 
Referencing Course Referencing Course 
Developing your writing skills Developing your writing skills 
Finding Journal articles & other library resources Finding Journal articles & other library resources 
Critical Thinking Skills Critical Thinking Skills 
Critical thinking and preparing for exams Critical thinking and preparing for exams 
Improving your writing from your feedback Improving your writing from your feedback 
PowerPoint 2007 Enhance your presentations with PowerPoint 2007 
Advanced Word 2007 Advanced Word 2007 

 

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