Student Learning Support – ECA College of Heath Sciences – CHS

Student Learning Support

Student Learning Support at CHS aims to improve the student’s learning experience by motivating students to perform at their best and by developing skills for succeeding in studies and improving job-readiness. Student Learning Support also provides support with specific learning issues such as paraphrasing, referencing and time management. Student learning support is delivered in a range of formats, inside and outside the classroom, in-person and online via the CHS Learning Management System (LMS), telephone, Skype and Zoom. For further information, please dlownload the CHS Student Academic and Non Academic Support Programs

  • English Language Learning Support

    All CHS courses are delivered in English. If English is not your first language and you are studying on campus in Sydney or Brisbane, you can attend English workshops held at ELSIS free of charge. Further information about the free English classes for CHS students can be found on the ELSIS website.

  • Academic Workshops

    A range of Academic Workshops are held at CHS for students. Some of these areas are:

    • Academic skills including: searching for information; reading academic texts; academic writing; preparing a literature review; referencing accurately; and exam preparation
    • Computer and discipline-specific skills such as: MYOB; SPSS; MS Project; Excel; and data analysis
    • Professional skills including: business communication; teamwork; and time management
    • Job-readiness skills such as: resume writing; job interviews
    • From time-to-time, CHS invites eminent guest speakers to hold interactive sessions with students to help students learn more about the current and future trends in their area of study.
  • Academic Help Desk

    The Academic Help Desk is for individual consultations with CHS Student Learning Support staff on specific study-related issues. Students may drop-in for a 15-minute session or book for an online consultation session (via phone, Skype or Zoom).

  • Immersion Support

    Student Learning Support provides immersion support in scheduled classes. Student Learning Support staff attend selected classes and offer support with specific learning activities alongside academic teaching staff. This support includes clarification and supplementation of lecturer’s expositions, assistance with solving tutorial exercises, structuring, referencing and language in completing assignments. In addition to in-class immersion support, students may also arrange continuous after-class support where necessary.

  • Academic Integrity Module

    All CHS students are required to understand CHS’s academic integrity standards and conduct. The Academic Integrity Module provides students with information about their academic integrity responsibilities, the importance of proper academic acknowledgement and referencing, and how to avoid plagiarism and other academic misconduct. CHS students are expected to complete the Academic Integrity Module within the first week of their study at CHS. The module is available through the Learning Management System.