Practical tips to stay focused while studying

Make the most of your work or study time with these suggestions. De-clutter your work-space Our lives are filled with constant distractions. When you arrive at your desk, clear your work space to eliminate any distractions that may be present. Notes that aren’t relevant to the task at hand, snacks, scrap paper, garbage, whatever it…

APA Referencing system: What to do if there are multiple authors?

Your in-text citations and full references should look like this: One author Reference list: Philips, D. (2006). Quality of life: concept, policy and practice. London: Routledge In-text citation: Philips (2006) states… Two authors Reference list: Kimball, R. & Ross, M. (2002). The data warehouse toolkit: The complete guide to dimensional modelling. New York: Wiley. In-text citation: Kimball and Ross…

Blackboard Now Sends You Receipts for Your Online Assessment Submissions

Blackboard has launched a new receipting feature for students submitting a Blackboard assignment. Following submission, students will now receive an email confirming their submissions.The email receipt includes details on who submitted the work, the time of submission, the module title, the assignment title, and the name and size of the file. the email receipt will also contain the…

LibreOffice – Free Office Suite

If you’re feeling you’re having to pay an arm and leg for Microsoft Office, LibreOffice might be a useful alternative. LibreOffice is an extremely competent Office suite, that is open source, cross-platform, and most importantly, it is free.  You can add extensions to your LibreOffice suite which means you can personalise the look, its features, and…