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Learning from China

(Mandarin version)

Welcome! If you are studying our papers online from China, we have put together some resources to help you get started with your studies at the University of Waikato

If you have questions about your enrolment, please contact info@waikato.ac.nz

Learning online

Your papers will be available in Moodle, the University's online learning environment.

We also have Mandarin resources to help you when getting started with Moodle. More guides are available in English.

If you need help with Moodle, please contact the Service Desk on +64 7 838 4008, or log a request through the online self-service portal, Kuhukuhu.

You might like to experience Moodle by enrolling in our free short online course on Academic Integrity.

Studying online for the first time? Here are some tips to help you when getting started with online learning.

Learning in English

Studying in English may be challenging for some of you. We have some resources to support you with your use of the English language.

How to write an essay:如何写好一篇论文

  1. Essay writing: 
    1. 如何写一个通顺的句子:Writing Clear Sentences
    2. 如何写一个段落:Writing effective paragraphs
    3. 如何写一个论点:Developing an argument
    4. 如何准确地使用指令词:Instruction words in your assignments
    5. Academic Assignment Types:
      1. 评论:Reflective Writing Definition & Example
      2. 综述:Literature Review & Example
      3. 计划:Research Proposal
      4. 辩证:Critique
      5. 辩论:Position paper & Example
      6. 报告:Report 。(The structure of writing a report.)。
      7. 实践:Case Studies
  2. Word use (措辞):
    1. 关联词及关联短语:Linking words and phrases
    2. 归因动词:Verbs of attributtion
    3. 表述:presenting a point of view
    4. 曼彻斯特大学的学术短语目录:University of Manchester academic phrasebank
  3. Paraphrasing (转述): 
    1. Expressing voice in academic writing
  4. Editing and proofreading 
    1. 什么是校对:Editing and proofreading
    2. 文章校对单:Essays - editing and proofreading
    3. 报告校对单:Reports - editing and proofreading
    4. 略字号的使用准则:Using apostrophes
    5. 检查措辞是否准确:Visualwords - https://visuwords.com/

Studiosity

Studiosity is a free, online tutoring service that can help you with writing assignments, referencing, English spelling and grammar. Access will be provided to you through Moodle.