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ASSL-A-Y-201718: Academic Skills for Successful Learning

This Student Learning Development Blackboard Module has been developed to provide you with a range of resources that will help you develop your independent learning and academic skills. In this module, you will find videos, mp3s, downloadable PDFs and Word documents as well as interactive websites and useful links on topics such as Essay Writing, Critical Thinking, Thesis Writing, Exam Skills, Literature Reviewing and much more. You can also find copies of presentations for all the workshops that we run over the academic year.

We hope you find this module useful. We always appreciate feedback from students, so if you have any suggestions on how to improve the module, please email us at

Instructions for enrolling on SLD's Blackboard Module

1. Log on to your

2. Click on ‘My Learning Space’

3. Type ‘academic skills’ in the ‘Module Search’ box and click ‘Go’.

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4. If a number of modules appear, hover your mouse under the Module ID titled ‘ASSL-TCD-201617’. Click on the drop-down arrow that appears

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5. Click on 'Enrol'

click on enrol from drop down option

6. Click on 'Submit'

click on submit option on page

7. You will get a message to say you have been successful.

message saying you have successfully enrolled

8. In some cases you might have to log out and log back in again to get into the module.


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Last updated 4 September 2017 by Student Learning Development (Email) .