Get ready for learning with these tips on how to get started, make a plan, and set goals to stay on track.
Get tips and techniques to help you prepare for your studies, research effectively, write assessments, reference correctly and get prepared for exams.
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Study, research and reading skills
Strategies and skills to help with your studies, including how to research, and evaluate the information you find.
Tips to get you started on your assessment, including understand the assessment topic, make a plan, academic writing and formatting.
Get help with academic writing and research skills
If you need help to improve your academic writing and research skills, or with general study skills, our Library and Learning Centre, Te Whare Pukapuka Wāhanga Whakapakari Ako, team are here to help.
Find out why you need to reference and how to use APA referencing and avoid plagiarism.
Make a start on your exam study with these strategies on how to prepare, and plan your study and time in an exam.
Research ethics for doing research projects
For some courses at Open Polytechnic you will need to do original research. This page includes information and resources about research ethics.