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The Effective Learning Service (ELS) offer guidance and support to all students who wish to develop their academic writing and study skills. Their aim is to help you become as self-reliant as possible as you progress through your degree programmes here at QMU.
Study Skills Workshops
Do you want to find out:
What ‘studying’ is all about?
Tips and strategies for independent learning?
Effective ways to plan, write and research?
Click below to view upcoming workshops run by the Effective Learning Service.
QMU has partnered with Studiosity, an external online service accessed via the Hub, to provide 24/7 constructive feedback on key elements of academic writing to all first year undergraduate students. This service is additional to the support offered by our Effective Learning Service.
Studiosity will review your draft work and give you quick feedback about how to improve your academic writing style.
Help videos from ELS
The Effective Learning Service has put together a series of videos to help you develop key academic skills:
ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated database of periodical content. It features a highly-respected, diversified mix of content including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, books, newspapers, reports and videos.
Additional information about ProQuest Central and how to use it is available here
This collection includes the specialist index FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database and the detailed and complementary filmographies created by the American Film Institute and the British Film Institute; AFI Catalog and Film Index International.
Additional information about the Screen Studies Collection from ProQuest and how to use it is available here