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SPARK

SPARK (The Student Papers and Academic Research Kit) is an e-learning resource designed to help students succeed with written academic assignments. It offers 13 modules organized in to three categories - "Getting Started", "Exploring" and "Pulling it Together" - loosely modelling the process of preparing a paper and helps students strengthen their abilities in areas such as research, writing and learning skills.

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Student Project Toolkit (New!)

This web-based resource is for students working on projects, whether they are classroom-based or self-led! This resource offers the tools, tips and templates to put your aspirations and ideas into action!

Students doing group work

Student Guide to Group Work

This guide offers students an introductory video and three modules to help them engage in successful group work. Each module contains a short video and a section titled Tips, Tools & Templates offering practical tips and downloadable checklists, activities, templates and more to help students engage in effective group work as part of coursework in a university context.

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Student Guide to Remote and Online Learning

This resource was developed by Learning Skills Services (SCLD) with contributions from the Teaching Commons, the Libraries, the ESL Open Learning Centre, the Writing Centre and Career Education & Development.

Video Library


Learning: In Our Own Words Series

INTRODUCTION
University Life
Learning Skills

Doing Research
Choosing Sources
Google/Internet

Libraries
Writing + Citing

To improve the student experience in our spaces, York Facilities is proceeding with the refurbishment of the Scott Library elevator from Dec 5 to Feb 3, 2023. If you cannot use the escalators and require the assistance of a LC instructor during their scheduled hours, please ask at the Scott service desk. Staff will arrange for the instructor to meet with you on the main floor. LC partners also offer in-office and virtual service hours.
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