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Academic Skills for University Success Specialization

Academic Skills for University Success is a series of five online courses, (MOOCs – Massive Open Online Courses) that provide an introduction to academic culture and prepare students for study at an English-medium university.
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Key benefits

  1. Join this an award winning, free, online course from anywhere in the world at anytime.
  2. Build awareness and understanding of the core values and expectations of academic culture.
  3. Prepare for full participation and engagement with your studies.
  4. Develop practical strategies to boost success at university.
  5. Learn alongside a global cohort of learners.

What will I learn?

  • Develop a deep understanding of the graduate qualities essential for academic success: information and digital literacy, problem solving, critical thinking, and communication.
  • Apply skills, such as research strategies, idea generation techniques, problem solving and critical analysis to develop creative and innovative solutions to real-world problems.
  • Learn practical strategies to apply to your studies such as referencing, identifying appropriate academic genres for written texts and multi-media presentations, and using written and oral skills to communicate ideas effectively for academic contexts.
  • Benefit from interviews with university lecturers and other experts.
  • Learn from the experiences of students at the University of Sydney and gain insights into effective time management, successful group work, personal resilience and motivation.

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Available courses

Please follow the links below for more information about the MOOCs available:

NEAS Premium Product Endorsement

CET MOOCs are recognised as a premium endorsed product by NEAS Australia. NEAS Premium Product Endorsement recognises service or product excellence developed and created by NEAS Quality Endorsed centres.