Tools for Students

I have curated a list of my most used resources for life as a student.

Referencing and Citation Tools

  • Zotero: https://www.zotero.org/
  • RefMe: https://www.refme.com/
  • KnightCite: http://www.calvin.edu/library/knightcite/index.php

Literature Review

Literature Review [PDF]


References

Eastern Institute of Technology. (2016, January). Literature review [PDF document]. In Library and Learning Services. Retrieved June 25, 2016, from http://www2.eit.ac.nz/

Reflective Writing

Reflective Writing [PDF]


References

Eastern Institute of Technology. (2015, September). Reflective writing [PDF document]. In Library and Learning Services. Retrieved June 25, 2016, from http://www2.eit.ac.nz/

Writing a Research Proposal

Writing a Research Proposal [PDF]


References

Eastern Institute of Technology. (2016, January). Writing a research proposal [PDF document]. In Library and Learning Services. Retrieved June 25, 2016, from http://www2.eit.ac.nz/

Report Writing

Report Writing [PDF]


References

Eastern Institute of Technology. (2015, November 16). Report writing [PDF document]. In Library and Learning Services. Retrieved June 25, 2016, from http://www2.eit.ac.nz/

Oral Presentation – Key Tips

Oral Presentation [PDF]


References

Eastern Institute of Technology. (n.d.). Oral presentation – key tips [PDF document]. In Library and Learning Services. Retrieved June 25, 2016, from http://www2.eit.ac.nz/

Essay Writing

Essay Writing [PDF]


References

Eastern Institute of Technology. (2015, September). Essay writing [PDF document]. In Library and Learning Services. Retrieved June 25, 2016, from http://www2.eit.ac.nz/

Essay Checklist

Essay Checklist [PDF]


References

Eastern Institute of Technology. (2014, February 4). Instruction words [PDF document]. In Library and Learning Services. Retrieved June 25, 2016, from http://www2.eit.ac.nz/

Instruction Words

Definitions of commonly used instructional words and how to respond to them.

Instruction Words [PDF]


References

Eastern Institute of Technology. (2014, February 4). Instruction words [PDF document]. In Library and Learning Services. Retrieved June 25, 2016, from http://www2.eit.ac.nz/

Listening Skills

  1. Know the topic.
  2. No mind wandering.
  3. Stay positive.
  4. Non-judgemental attitude,as emotional and biased responses are bad.
  5. Judge the content, not the speaker.
  6. Take notes, can be used for follow up.
  7. Ask question for clarification.

Listening Skills [PDF]


References

Eastern Institute of Technology. (n.d.). Listening skills [PDF document]. In Library and Learning Services. Retrieved June 25, 2016, from http://www2.eit.ac.nz/

The PQRST Method and Effective Reading

PQRST Method of Reading [PDF]

Reading Effectively [PDF]


References

Eastern Institute of Technology. (2014, February 10). PQRST method of reading [PDF document]. In Library and Learning Services. Retrieved June 25, 2016, from http://www2.eit.ac.nz/

Eastern Institute of Technology. (2016, February). Reading effectively [PDF document]. In Library and Learning Services. Retrieved June 25, 2016, from http://www2.eit.ac.nz/

Critical Thinking

Undergraduate level critical thinking.

Critical Thinking [PDF]


References

Eastern Institute of Technology. (2014, February 11). Critical thinking [PDF document]. In Library and Learning Services. Retrieved June 25, 2016, from http://www2.eit.ac.nz/

Overcoming Writer’s Block

Overcoming Writer’s Block [PDF]


References

Eastern Institute of Technology. (2014, February 11). Overcoming writer’s block [PDF document]. In Library and Learning Services. Retrieved June 25, 2016, from http://www2.eit.ac.nz/

Descriptive, Analytical, Critical/Evaluative, Reflective Writing Compared

Simple explanation of writing styles, with guide to write in the appropriate style.

Descriptive, Analytical, Critical/Evaluative, Reflective Writing Compared [PDF]


References

Eastern Institute of Technology. (n.d.). Descriptive, analytical, critical/evaluative, reflective writing compared [PDF document]. In Library and Learning Services. Retrieved June 25, 2016, from http://www2.eit.ac.nz/

Developmental Stages in the Integration of Literature into Academic Writing Skills

Developmental stages for the progression of writing skills.

Developmental Stages in the Integration of Literature into Academic Writing Skills [PDF]


References

Eastern Institute of Technology. (n.d.). Developmental stages in the integration of literature into academic writing skills [PDF document]. In Library and Learning Services. Retrieved June 25, 2016, from http://www2.eit.ac.nz/

Assignment Writing and Academic Style

Elementary assignment writing structure with style references to the Publication of the American Psychological Association (6th edition).

Assignment Writing and Academic Style [PDF]


References

Eastern Institute of Technology. (n.d.). Assignment writing and academic style [PDF document]. In Library and Learning Services. Retrieved from http://www2.eit.ac.nz/

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