Avoiding Plagiarism – Maynooth University

This interactive content is created by Maynooth University. Going through these interactive videos and quizzes can help you understand plagiarism and how to avoid it.

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William Goodwin – Choosing The Right Search Terms

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This is a short YouTube video by William Goodwin explaining how to choose the right search terms when using a search engine in order to get the most relevant findings.

How To Choose An Open License

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This is a guidance document from the National Forum for Teaching and Learning’s Open Educational Resources series. It advises academic staff on choosing the best Creative Commons license for their needs.

#OpenTeach – Facilitating Discussion Forums

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This is a guidance document and resource for academic staff on facilitating online discussion forums and how best to make use of them to encourage student discussion and discourse.

NUI Galway – Guide to communicating with your peers on social media

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This guidance document from NUI Galway gives students advice on communicating safely and responsibly with peers and friends on social media, and factors to consider when doing so such as privacy, sensitivity, bullying, and self-care.

NUI Galway – Checklist for creating a presentation slideshow

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This is a useful checklist for students on creating content for a presentation slideshow on PowerPoint and/or Google Slides, to help make sure good guidance has been followed on making an effective and easy to read presentation and that all necessary content is included.

NUI Galway – A Guide To Emailing Staff

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This is a guidance document for students advising on best practice when emailing university staff. While this guide is specifically aimed at NUIG students, its advice is applicable for students of any university who want to email staff appropriately.

Open Access: Finding Open Access Materials

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This guide from the University of Limerick serves as an introduction to finding openly available scholarly material, as well as giving a step-by-step guide to making your work openly available online.