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Study and Learning Support

What type of support is provided?

You can receive help in the following areas:

  • General Assignments
  • IT
  • Maths
  • Business /   Accounting 
  • Communications / Journal writing
  • Science/Anatomy & Physiology / Psychology / Nutrition
  • Work Experience
  • Politics
  • Event Management
  • Organisational Skills

How do I go about getting study support?

You can contact any of the following:

  • Email a Guidance Counsellor Siobhan Daly s.daly@csn.ie Jim O'Connellj.oconnell@csn.ie
  • Just call into Room 218 and the teacher there may be able to help you.
  • Call into Room 218 and make an appointment. There is an appointment book where you can leave your name, number or email address.

Where is Room 218?

It is located near the canteen (near exit with sliding door). The number is on the door.

How long do the study sessions last?

  • This is a flexible service
  • Study support sessions may run for 30 minutes to 1 hour depending on the individual need of the student.
  • Students may access study support for 
    [a]one to five sessions 
    [b] a term or 
    [c] throughout the year if needed.
  • Study support can be provided on 
    [a] one to one basis or 
    [b] in small groups.

Will the study session clash with my regular classes?

  • Attendance is arranged by appointment at a time convenient to both the student and the study support tutor, within the timetable that is available.                 

THIS A CONFIDENTIAL SERVICE. CHECK POSTERS IN THE COLLEGE FOR TIMES AND ROOMS.

If you do not qualify for disability but require assistance with any of the following:

  • Completing assignments
  • Researching projects
  • Revising difficult topics
  • Exam techniques

Contact the Study Support Service through:

  • the study support facilitator Eleanor Hession
  • our guidance counsellors Siobhan Daly and Jim O Connell 
  • your teachers or course director.

Check posters in the college for times and rooms.

Websites and Links for Study Tips and Learning Support

www.skills4study.com
This is a leading study skills website with free study tips, downloads and advice. It is highly recommended.

Subsections Of This Website Include The Following: 

  • www.palgraveskills4study.com  study skills –gives practical advice to help you study more effectively. Skills4study.com Palgrave -provides study skills audio downloads.
  • Mature Students Handbookwww.skills4study.com
    This handbook gives excellent advice for the mature student. A guide to writing assignments, activities and time management
  • www.open.ac.uk/skillsforstudy 
    The Open University provides open access to some of its study skills resources. It supports students with the following:
    • Assignments,
    • Revision and examinations,
    • Core skills e g. grammar, punctuation
    • Ongoing skills e. g. Note taking, Organisation, Time management.
    • Downloadable Study Skills booklets.
  • www.ucl.ac.uk/internet-grammer 
    This site offers assistance with grammar and punctuation.
  • ww.dyslexiastudyskills.group 
    This is a multi-sensory, interactive website providing guidance on reading
    and writing skills.
  • www.ahead.ie –Association for the Higher Education Access& Disability.
    This website has a section on study skills and some good links.
  • https://student-learning.tcd.ie/undergraduate/topics/studyskills 
    Student  Learning  Development  (SLD)  Trinity College Dublin.
    This site deals with study skills needing improvement by all learners such as: memory, learning styles note taking, essay writing.
  • http:www.urability.com - a new website for students with dyslexia.

Study Support Timetable

 

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

9-10

 

 

 

 

Sean Roberts

9.39-10.30

 

Vincent O’Brien

TT

 

 

 

10-11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michelle Buckley

 

 

11-12

Vincent O’Brien

TT

Sharon Murphy

Liz O’Donovan

 

Rachel Abraham

TT

 

 

12-1

Eleanor Hession

 

Michelle Buckley

TT

Eleanor Hession

TT

 

 

1-2

 

 

Sean Roberts

Denise Ryan

TT

 

 

 

2-3

Orla Powell

TT

Stephanie Dinkelbach

 

 

 

 

 

3-4

Michelle Buckley

TT

Eleanor Hession

TT

Rachel Abraham

TT

 

 

 

 

4-5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carol Neenan (after Christmas) 1 hour

Rachel Abraham 2 hours / workshops

Eddie Fleming 1 hour /workshops