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Learning Centre Services

Academic Writing

  • Help with sentence construction and writing paragraphs in Academic English
  • Guidance with your essay or report structure
  • Formatting your thesis or dissertation
  • Creating survey questionnaires in Qualtrics

Mathematics & Statistics

  • Advice about research statistical methods
  • Guidance with statistical analysis
  • Assistance with SPSS
  • Assistance with Microsoft Excel

English Language Guidance

ELPP students

  • Assistance with English Language learning
  • Remedial workshops on English grammar, reading and writing, and listening and speaking skills
  • Workshops on English reading and pronunciation

Learning Technologies

  • Advice on the use of  JCU Learning Technologies for learning purposes

Post-Entry Language Assessment (PELA)

To assess the entry level academic writing skills of students enrolled in Bachelor of Business, Environmental Science/Aquaculture, Foundation and Diploma of Higher Education

  • Students who score Band 3 (At-risk) will be advised to attend academic writing workshops by Learning Advisors, to get language skills up to mark for the respective course

Post-Entry Numeracy Assessment (PENA)

To assess the entry level numeracy skills of students enrolled in Bachelor of Business, Foundation and Diploma of Higher Education

  • Students who score low will be encouraged to attend follow-up mathematics/statistics skills workshops by Learning Advisors, to level up numeracy and analytical skills for the respective course

Academic Progression

Students who are repeating or failing a subject

  • Referred by the Office of Admission, Enrolment and Examination
  • Learn learning strategies to better manage  time and studies for achievement  and development

Academic Integrity

  • Learn how to apply APA Referencing rules for identifying and acknowledging the ideas and works of others that you use in your assignments, essays, research studies and reports
  • Avoid plagiarism in assignments and reports