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Study Skills: Online Resources

Books and online tutorials to help you understand, practice and improve your study skills

Skills for Study is changing

Skills for Study has been updated and has a new website

If you have been using the older version of skills4studycampus you may want to download your My Journal and  My Progress.  You will need to do this before the 28th February 2021.

Downloading My Journal entries from the old Skills for Study domain.

  1. Login to Skills4studycampus
  2. Click on ‘My Skills for Study’ from the green menu bar
  3. Choose ‘My Journal’ from the dropdown. On this page, you’ll see all of your journal entries.
  4. To download your Journal entries, click on the green ‘Download’ button. You’ll be prompted to click on the button to download ‘All’ of your journal entries, or ‘Selected’ journal entries:
  5. To download all journal entries, click on the ‘All’ button – your entries will download as an Excel file
  6. To download specific journal entries, click to add a tick to the box to the left of the journal entry/entries you would like to download.
  7. Click the green ‘Selected’ button and your entries will download as an Excel file

Downloading My Progress from the old Skills for Study domain.

  1. Login to Skills4studycampus
  2. Click on ‘My Skills for Study’ from the green menubar
  3. Choose ‘My Progress’ from the dropdown. On this page, you’ll see all of your journal entries.
  4. Navigate to the ‘My Gradebook’ tab
  5. Click the green button to either ‘Download Report’ as an Excel file or ‘Print report’ if you’d like to print it, or save it as a PDF

Skills for Study

Skills for Study is an interactive e-learning resource offering online modules or tutorials on a variety of essential study skills.

The modules are:

  • Getting ready for academic study
  • Time Management
  • Reading and note-making
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Writing skills
  • Referencing and understanding plagiarism
  • Groupwork and presentations
  • Confidence with numbers
  • Exam skills
  • Research Principles
  • Projects, dissertations and reports
  • Employability and personal development

Within Skills for Study you’ll find:

  • diagnostic tests to assess your current ability and personalise your learning
  • practice activities to reinforce new skills
  • audio and video clips to keep things interesting
  • self-assessments and quizzes to test your understanding and check your progress.

Skills for Study is available both on and off campus. 

The first time you access Skills for Study, you will be prompted to agree to Terms and Conditions by supplying details such as your name and college email, when you have done this you will be directed to Skills for Study, you will not be required to complete this page again.  You can then sign in using your Bradford College login details.

To Log in to Skills for Study:

- Click on the Student log in button in the top right-hand corner of the web page

- You will need to create an account if this is the first time you are using Skills for Study.

- Click on "Continue with your Institution account"

- Select Bradford College from the list of Institutions

- Enter your College IT username and password

- Create your account entering your first and last name and your College email address

- Tick that you have read the Terms & Conditions and then Click on "Create account"

- Once you have created your account you can log in using the "Email" option from the Student log in screen

Cite them right online

Cite them right online is the essential referencing guide to how to reference and cite a wide range of resources correctly.  Cite them right online also provides guidance on understanding how to avoid plagiarism.

On and off campus access is via your Bradford College login details, you will be asked to enter your college username and password.

Cite them right online is based on the latest edition of the popular textbook Cite them right by Richard Pears and Graham Shields.  

Useful Websites

  Library Services Telephone : 01274088257
Email : askalibrarian@bradfordcollege.ac.uk
Visit : Bradford College, Great Horton Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire. BD7 1AY.