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Category Archives: Study tips

Dealing with Distractions

Date Published: 08/06/2021

As our Years 7 – 10 head into exams this week, it is important that students know how to avoid distractions so as to ensure effective exam preparation. Ask any student and they will tell you they can multitask with

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Study of Religion Research

Date Published: 10/05/2021

Teacher Librarians have been assisting the Year 11 Study of Religion classes with their research into the Abrahamic Religions.  This task requires students to access a broad range of resources including traditional reference information, scholarly articles, and contemporary reports from media and religious organisations.  The following

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National Library of Australia

Date Published: 10/05/2021

The National Library of Australia (NLA) has some incredible resources for both staff and students.  While the NLA can’t research or provide answers to school or university assignments, all Australian residents (including students -there is no age limit) are eligible to

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ClickView Recommendations

Date Published: 20/04/2021

Think beyond books for learning.  Students can use video information to broaden their understanding of topics covered in class. It is important to also remember ClickView as an information source to support and enhance your research work. The college subscribes

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The Power of Feedback 

Date Published: 22/03/2021

Students at Mount Alvernia College have recently completed a time of high assessment and will soon be seeing their exam and assignment results. Educators believe that receiving feedback is one of the most powerful methods of improving results.  What is feedback?  Feedback

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Assignments: Sometimes the Hardest Part is Getting Started 

Date Published: 15/03/2021

Sometimes we put off starting an assignment straight away.  This can be called procrastination, avoidance or writer’s block.  However, it really helps if you do start working on a task from the beginning.   These four tips provide the why and the how

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Top Study Skills Tips for a New Year

Date Published: 24/01/2021

Welcome back to all of our students! We recommend that you work through the units on www.studyskillshandbook.com.au throughout this year to help you build skills and learn techniques to become more effective learners.  We encourage all students and parents to

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Study Tips to Improve Your Memory

Date Published: 02/11/2020

Our brains are wired to forget. There is no such thing as a BAD memory – just an UNTRAINED memory! The reason why many students do not retain what they are learning is that the way they study only gets

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Research: Let Us Help You

Date Published: 26/10/2020

If you are in the process of completing a research task, don’t forget that the iCentre team are here to help. Regardless of what subject you are researching, here are some of the ways that we can assist:   Getting

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Access to NEWSPAPERS at Mt Alvernia College

Date Published: 13/10/2020

Attention students We have a new way of accessing Australian newspaper articles at Mt A. This subscription allows you to access today’s articles and back issues from twelve of the country’s newspapers through the Mount Alvernia College iCentre in FIVE

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