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What's expected?

Dr Sarah Prestridge, a Griffith Expert in the use of technology in education, talks here about the approaches that good learners take in managing their own learning.

How much time will I need for study?

There is no getting around it - you will need to commit a significant amount of time to your study.

A 10-credit course requires around 150 hours in total to complete. This time includes reading, discussions, research and assessment.

Griffith University has a study planner that allows you to find out how much time you can dedicate to your studies.

Good time management allows you to plan for competing demands, and helps you manage stress when things get busy.

Academic skills

Writing, reading, and making sense of new knowledge are critical skills in university. Make time to become familiar with resources such as:

You are the leader

While there are a range of supports and resources available to you, you are the leader of your study. Your approach to solving problems as they arise will be critical to your success.

This video can guide you in becoming the leader of your learning.

Acting with integrity

At Griffith University academic integrity means acting with the values of honesty, trust, fairness, respect and responsibility in learning. It is important for students to act in an honest way, be responsible for their actions, and show fairness in every part of their work.