Orientation for Success in Higher Education
RESIT ASSIGNMENT 1: SKILLS AUDIT
Due: 19 October 2021, 3PM
• Word limit: 750. You will incur penalties if you exceed the word limit.
• Essay template is available on Assessment Details Resit 1
Essay question: Illustrate your gained knowledge of what is needed to succeed at university and how study techniques can be used to your best advantage. Base your analysis on THREE of the study skills discussed in class.
Your report structure is outlined below:
1. Introduction (around 150-200 words)
You should include a hook, background and an outline.
2. Skills Analysis (around 600 words)
Choose 3 skills from the table below:
1. Note-taking skills
2. Self-organisation skills
3. Time management skills
4. Teamwork skills
5. Academic reading skills
6. Presentation skills
For each skill, you should write about:
• What the skill means/define it.
• Why the skill is important to have as a student.
• How confident you currently feel about the skill.
• How you are going to develop/improve the skill
3. Conclusion (around 150-200 words)
You should summarise your essay