Academic Learning Support

Academic Learning Support Information on effective time management is available on the CSU Learning Support website via the following link:

Academic Learning SupportVisit 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:

Angela Maag

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)

Elaine Rodrigues

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.

Library services

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.

CSU Library

The CSU Library online provides access to online and print material, using Primo Search to find:

Online journal articles

eBooks

Print books from CSU Library (Interlibrary loans may be requested – see the Library Manager)

Company and government reports

eJournals

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

Online Tutorials

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.

Library Help

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

Renee Holman

Library Manager

Phone: 02 9291 9302

Email: RHolman@studygroup.com (mailto:RHolman@studygroup.com)

Zora Janeva

Senior Library Technician

Phone: 02 9291 9315

Email: librarians@studygroup.com (mailto:librarians@studygroup.com)

Residential school

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 presentations3.0 hours
Completion and review of tutorial exercises2.5 hours
Preparation of assessment items2.5 hours
Attending weekly lectures and tutorials3 hours

Assessment Items

Item numberTitleTypeValueDue date*Return date**
1The role of an AISAssignment10%20-Mar-201710-Apr-2017
2System Documentation and BIAssignment30%01-May-201722-May-2017
3Final ExamExam60%To be Advised.

* due date is the last date for assessment items to be received at the University

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