ASC teaching and appointments are now available online

Latest University information and guidance on the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Academic Skills Support and Resources

If you have come to this page looking for information about our tutor one-to-one service, see the guidance in the short video (I min 17 secs) below. We are working from home to continue supporting you and facing the same challenges as many of you but we can all get through this difficult time together.

Resources below the video answer the questions students ask us the most about. Book mark this page as we are constanly working on new resources to support you. Look under Exam Preparation and Revision below for our latest advice.

 

ASC Guides

 

ASC Student's Guide to Working from Home

ASC guide to Collusion vs Collaboration

Resources for Teaching Online (Staff focus)

Revising for Your Online Exam: Stategies for Sucess

Working or Studying Online

Bites

Each Bite contain a series of short articles on the topic which aim to help you develop or improve your skills.

Essay Bites

Exam Bites

Revision Bites

Stats Bites Just launched!

Essays and written assignments:

Essay Bites 

Essay Writing in Learn Smart

Citation and referencing:

Cite Them Right provides extensive guidance and help with citation and referencing
Basics of Referencing see this section for general citation and referencing questions

Exams, Revision and Preparation

eLearning resources for students  - for advice and support during your online exams visit this VLE organisation 

Revision Bites - for advice on how to revise effectively for exams

Revising for Your Online Exam: Stategies for Sucess

Writing Your Online Exam

LEARN Smart

Key academic skills resources

LIVE Smart

Advice and guidance on how to maintain your health and wellbeing

Numeracy, Maths & Stats

Stats Bites

Numeracy and Maths

Office 365 Support

 Get Help and Support for Office 365 apps  University of Dundee guide

Presentations

How to Make Video Presentations (5 mins 22 secs)

As we are all working online where possible now making a video presentation might be a new and possibly a daunting thought. Watch this ASC video  for clear advice given in easy to follow steps.

Proofreading

RLF Guide to Proofreading your Work

University Guide on Proofreading

Student Blog

Keep up to date with the University's student bloggers posts

Further Support

  • If you did not find what you were looking for we will do our best to respond to your query by email, however, be aware that there may be a longer than usual waiting time for a response. Providing us with as much detail as possible will enable us to give you our best advice.
  • Student online advice: email writing@dundee.ac.uk
  • Staff queries: asc@dundee.ac.uk