Collaborative Learning

THE NECESSITY OF COLLABORATIVE LEARNING

Humans are inherently social. Peer collaboration is critical to the way we learn and the way the world works. When filling out a job application, employers will want to see how you work in teams, and collaborate to achieve maximum results. Walk into a lecture however, and you’ll often find you won’t even speak to…

Graduation

5 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR GRADES NOW

1. Print off lecture notes In many subjects, lecturers will often post the lecture notes before class. A great way to stay engaged in the class is to follow along with the slides and highlight/note important points. This will save you copying down chunks of information, and ensure you’re focused on more of the lecture.…

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THE FINAL FRONTIER

Everyone studies for their exams and SACs (or they should be), because after all it’s all about preparation. That’s not true. Preparation is crucial, but it is not everything. What matters is how you do the actual exam – how you approach the paper, how you find clues to answers, etc. Bad exam technique can…

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HOW I GOT THROUGH YEAR 12

At the very beginning of Year 11, in the first lesson of busman 3/4, my teacher gave us a small pink slip which I held onto for the next two years. The final point on that slip said: Walk out of the final exam thinking, ‘I gave it my all.’ Knowing you’ve tried your best…