Geosciences: Learning skills

A guide to support and resources for the study of geology, geophysics, geochemistry and related subjects.

Learning Skills Advisors

Tami Castillo: Learning Skills Adviser at Hargrave Andrew Library

Learning skills advisers assist students in improving their academic language and approaches to learning.

Attend a drop-in session where you can discuss your individual study needs with a learning skills adviser. Drop-ins are held in all campus libraries, and no appointment is necessary.

Book into a class. Learning skills advisers run workshops covering topics such as referencing, academic writing, presentation skills, working in teams and exam preparation.

Learning Skills Online

Language and Learning Online
A collection of resources to help students improve their academic performance. The site contains information, tutorials, examples and interactive exercises focusing on increasing proficiency in the areas of Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening, Studying and Grammar. You can also access the Quick Study Guides, which include general study tips and advice on improving your academic performance.

Students may benefit particularly from the "Writing in Science" pages including;

All students should familiarise themselves with Monash University's Plagiarism Policy


Learning support for Higher Degree Research Students
A guide for research degree students as they "Climb the research mountain".