There are lots of places you can go to improve your study skills at Keele, including:
Write Direction Service - Write Direction is a confidential service offering expert one-to-one advice on a wide range of topics including essay planning and structuring, effective reading for academic purposes, critical thinking, writing style, grammar, punctuation, note-taking, dissertation skills, reflection, time management, presentation skills and plagiarism.
English Language Unit (International Students) - The English Language Unit offers free 1:1 tutorials all year-round for international students on how to avoid plagiarism.
Interactive Study Write - The StudyWrite Plagiarism module explains the concept of plagiarism, why it is important and how it can be avoided. It also provides a series of activities to check your understanding as the module progresses
Learning about Turnitin - Turnitin is a text matching system that the University uses to identify text within submitted assignments to other sources; this can highlight work which is not properly referenced and non-original content in the work submitted by students.
Proofreading Guide - The proofreading guide is useful for students to better understand what is acceptable as proofreading and what may become academic misconduct.
Personal Tutors and Module Leaders - Email your school if you are unsure who this is to make an appointment.