Academic Learning Support
Academic Learning Support Information on effective time management is available on the CSU Learning Support website via the following link:
Visit the learning support website for advice about assignment preparation, academic reading and note-taking, referencing, and preparing for exams at: The Study Centres also offers a range of workshops specifically targeting your needs as an international student. These workshops run multiple times per week and build into the comprehensive Academic Skills Development Program that you should participate in. Additionally, a number of student volunteers are available to assist you in a program known as Discipline Support Sessions.
Please see the timetables for these programs on the noticeboards on campus and also via the iLearn
Interact2 Organisation site.
You may also contact:
Study Support Manager
Phone: 02 9291 9358
E-mail: AMaag@studygroup.com (mailto:AMaag@studygroup.com)
Dr Susan Lee
Study Support Coordinator
Phone: 02 9291 9337
E-mail: SusanLee@studygroup.com (mailto:SusanLee@studygroup.com)
Study Support Coordinator (Intervention)
Charles Sturt University Subject Outline
E-mail: ERodrigues@studygroup.com (mailto:ERodrigues@studygroup.com)
For appointments, please see Reception.
Queries regarding the content of this subject should be directed to your Subject Lecturer.
CSU Study Centre Library Collection
The CSU Study Centre Library Catalogue is online at:
You can search for books in the local Sydney library collection. You are able to Sign In to the CSU Study Center library cataloger online to place requests for books that are on loan to other students, check their library record, and renew loans prior to the due date. This library service is available online 24/7.
When books with outstanding requests are returned to the CSU Study Centre Library, an email will be automatically sent to the next student who is waiting for that book.
The CSU Library online provides access to online and print material, using Primo Search to find:
Online journal articles
Print books from CSU Library (Interlibrary loans may be requested – see the Library Manager)
Company and government reports
Dissertations & theses
Newspapers including Business & Financial newspapers in Factiva (see Business & IT Journal databases)
Other Reference resources (eg. Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australian standards, online encyclopaedias & dictionaries to be read on the computer
You will also find library guides, Subject Reserve for any readings, eg. ACC100, BUS100, ITC100, etc., and online assistance via free call phone number 1800 808 369, or Ask a Librarian – Live Chat or Web Form.
Other CSU Library services and resources:
Video tutorials in research skills, finding journal articles for assignments, topic analysis Endnote referencing software
Other online library services to help you successfully complete your assignments
Learn how to:
Use Primo Search to find eReserve study materials and journal articles
Search journal databases and web resources for information for your assessment tasks Identify appropriate sources of information and peer reviewed material, to evaluate resources
Subject Library Resource Guides
Subject Library Guides are a great way to get started with research. Each online guide is tailored to a specific area of study, including Accounting, Business and Information Technology outlining how to research in your area and where to look for information.
Friendly and quick assistance is available. Ask for help finding information and navigating the library’s extensive e Resources.
National Library of Australia – Trove database
The Trove database from the National Library of Australia provides access to many different online resources on any subject.
University of Technology Sydney – Blake Library
All students with a CSU student card can access University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) library for free 10 times per year or paying $50 per year to join CAUL scheme to borrow books and use the UTS library as often as students like. The UTS Blake library is located near Chinatown: corner Quay Street & Ultimo Road, Haymarket. Phone: 02 9514 3666.
Contact Details below for any student enquiries:
CSU Study Centre Darlinghurst Library
Phone: 02 9291 9302
Email: RHolman@studygroup.com (mailto:RHolman@studygroup.com)
Senior Library Technician
Phone: 02 9291 9315
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (mailto:email@example.com)
You are not required to attend a residential school for this subject.
Your workload in this subject
Each week will require you to devote 9 – 11 hours studying this subject – obviously some weeks may require more time than others depending on how you work. The following is provided as a guide for your information:
|Review of required readings, topic notes and powerpoint presentations||3.0 hours|
|Completion and review of tutorial exercises||2.5 hours|
|Preparation of assessment items||2.5 hours|
|Attending weekly lectures and tutorials||3 hours|
|Item number||Title||Type||Value||Due date*||Return date**|
|1||The role of an AIS||Assignment||10%||20-Mar-2017||10-Apr-2017|
|2||System Documentation and BI||Assignment||30%||01-May-2017||22-May-2017|
|3||Final Exam||Exam||60%||To be Advised.|
* due date is the last date for assessment items to be received at the University
Academic Learning Support