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The Learning Toolbox - Cornell Notes

A system to help you take organised notes.

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7 Great Bibliography and Citation Tools for Students

7 Great Bibliography and Citation Tools for Students | Study Skills | Scoop.it

... [We} know how hard students struggle to properly use a quote, citation, or list bibliography items. This is even more serious when it comes to writing formal research papers.

The tools included below are among the best web services you can find online to help with the integration of bibliography and citations into documents. They cover different style formats including APA, MLA, and Chicago. Check them out and share with us your suggestions

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EasyBib’s new Chrome extension tells students how credible sites are, auto-generates citations

EasyBib’s new Chrome extension tells students how credible sites are, auto-generates citations | Study Skills | Scoop.it
EasyBib, a service best known for its auto-generated citations and bibliographies, first started out as a high school hack way back in 2001. It's since become a standard for students, ...Now, as EasyBib evolves into a research platform, the company has released a new browser extension that calculates how credible any given site is for research and then auto-generates your citation for you. Everyone knows how boring it is to write out citations by hand — this utility eases that pain
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Top Ten Exam Tips - Youth Central

Top Ten Exam Tips - Youth Central | Study Skills | Scoop.it
Here are our top ten tips to help you study. If you need help studying for your exams you might also like to have a look at our Top ten study tips page. 1. Find out about the exam Know your enemy - find out as much as you can about the exam.
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Studying & Exam Tips, Study Tips - Victoria - Youth Central

Studying & Exam Tips, Study Tips - Victoria - Youth Central | Study Skills | Scoop.it
You can't escape the fact that if you're a student, you also need to study. Exams are something that nobody really looks forward to. While most of us groan at the thought of study, it doesn't have to be difficult.
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Study Skills Top Tips Students

Study Skills Top Tips Students - Helping students develop effective study skills...
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The Learning Toolbox - Cornell Notes

A system to help you take organised notes.

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REVOLUTIONS - The Age Education Resource Centre VCE Exam Guide

REVOLUTIONS - The Age Education Resource Centre VCE Exam Guide | Study Skills | Scoop.it
Organisation is key to writing concise answers to historical questions, writes Diane Wolff.
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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS - The Age Education Resource Centre VCE Exam Guide

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS - The Age Education Resource Centre VCE Exam Guide | Study Skills | Scoop.it
Pay attention to the wording of questions so you can deliver an appropriate response, writes Judy Zuccon.
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LEGAL STUDIES - The Age Education Resource Centre VCE Exam Guide

LEGAL STUDIES - The Age Education Resource Centre VCE Exam Guide | Study Skills | Scoop.it
Test yourself by answering questions from past exams, writes Cathy Gentile.
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LITERATURE - The Age Education Resource Centre VCE Exam Guide

LITERATURE - The Age Education Resource Centre VCE Exam Guide | Study Skills | Scoop.it
Interpretations that are perceptive and individual will produce the highest scoring answers, writes Anne Bennett.
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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE - The Age Education Resource Centre

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE - The Age Education Resource Centre | Study Skills | Scoop.it
Knowing the text and a range of suitable vocabulary will help you to deliver smooth and concise answers, writes Coral Classon.
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HEALTH AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT - The Age Education Resource Centre

HEALTH AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT - The Age Education Resource Centre | Study Skills | Scoop.it
You need to be able to apply information, not just regurgitate facts learnt, writes Meredith Fettling.

KNOWING the content of Units 3 and 4 is important but gaining high marks requires more than just knowledge. The examination will require you to read and interpret the questions and apply your knowledge to unfamiliar situations.

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24 Digital Tools That Represent New Ways To Study

24 Digital Tools That Represent New Ways To Study | Study Skills | Scoop.it
The words “final exam” and “fun” rarely find themselves in close proximity, but with the advent of new game-based learning sites, that may be changing. There are numerous ways that you can now combine studying for your exams or just practicing skills for a course with having fun playing games and hanging out online. Really!

Here are just a few of the great sites that are embracing game-based learning. Give them a try — they might just make you actually want to stay in to study for a change.

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Exam stress

Exam stress | Study Skills | Scoop.it
To help reduce stress and ensure that you're as organised as you can be, learn more about planning and looking after yourself and about staying focused in order to be as ready for the exam as you can be.
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Online study resources - Youth Central

Online study resources - Youth Central | Study Skills | Scoop.it

Here are some links to online study resources and some websites that can help you with research for projects or assignments.Remember - you should always check that information comes from a credible source before referencing it in your work.

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Top Ten Study Tips - Youth Central

Top Ten Study Tips - Youth Central | Study Skills | Scoop.it

Here are our top ten tips to help you study. If you’ve got an exam coming up you might also like to have a look at our Top ten exam tips page.

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Study skills tips to improve your grades.

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50 Search Engines You Probably Don’t Use Yet

50 Search Engines You Probably Don’t Use Yet | Study Skills | Scoop.it
Looking to become an expert in something? Need a hand with your research? Forget Google for a minute and check out these 50 other search engines you should start using.
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The Learning Toolbox Student Directions

The Learning Toolbox Student Directions | Study Skills | Scoop.it

This website includes tools to help you improve in the
8 academics areas of Math, Organization, Study Skills,
Test Taking Skills, Note Taking, Reading, Writing, and
Advanced Thinking.

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The september school holiday conundrum and your revision plan

The september school holiday conundrum and your revision plan | Study Skills | Scoop.it

"It never ceases to amaze me that VCE students, despite the goodwill and good intentions of well meaning teachers, parents and friends do not know how to prepare appropriately for this all important September school “holiday” period."

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PSYCHOLOGY - The Age Education Resource Centre VCE Exam Guide

PSYCHOLOGY - The Age Education Resource Centre VCE Exam Guide | Study Skills | Scoop.it
Start revising early — the Term 3 holidays are a good time — and tackle previous exams, writes Linda Carter.
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ECONOMICS - The Age Education Resource Centre VCE Exam Guide

ECONOMICS - The Age Education Resource Centre VCE Exam Guide | Study Skills | Scoop.it
Sharpen your knowledge and skills as if you were going to teach somebody else, writes Anita Forsyth.
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BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - The Age Education Resource Centre VCE Exam Guide

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - The Age Education Resource Centre VCE Exam Guide | Study Skills | Scoop.it
Applying knowledge students have gained needs to be an area of focus, writes Robert Lee.
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VISUAL COMMUNICATION - The Age Education Resource Centre

VISUAL COMMUNICATION - The Age Education Resource Centre | Study Skills | Scoop.it
Marshalling time vital to visualise success...

PREPARATION: There is a common understanding in our society that "time is of the essence" and that is certainly true in the context of the Visual Communication and Design examination. Time management is important in this examination. In planning your revision it is important that you work at addressing and solving this issue. This guide will offer some strategies to assist you in this endeavour.

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FOOD AND TECHNOLOGY - The Age Education Resource Centre

FOOD AND TECHNOLOGY - The Age Education Resource Centre | Study Skills | Scoop.it
Learning from past exams is one tactic that can help prepare for this year, writes Lynne Backholer.
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STUDIO ARTS - The Age Education Resource Centre VCE exam guide

STUDIO ARTS - The Age Education Resource Centre VCE exam guide | Study Skills | Scoop.it
Make sure you feel confident describing different artists' work, writes Cinzia Stojkovich.
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