Answered By: ic @westernsydney.edu.au
Last Updated: Nov 11, 2016     Views: 127

The School of Nursing and Midwifery has Professional Communication and Academic Literacy (PCALS) tutors available at Hawkesbury, Parramatta and Campbelltown.

PCALS tutors can provide assistance with:

  • Advice on how to analyse an assignment question
  • Provide guidance on the development of skills in paraphrasing, summarising, structuring texts, organising information and making appropriate grammar and language choices for assessments involving written and oral communication
  • Assist in developing academic reading skills in skimming and scanning, and in listening and note-taking. 

You can book an appointment by sending an email to PCALS located at Hawkesbury, Parramatta and Campbelltown campuses.

PCALS emails:

Please note, this is a high demand service so you will need to send an email at least two weeks prior to the date you would like to book. In the email you will need to provide at least 3 different days and times you are available and also include your name, student ID number, year of study, the unit number/ name and the reason requesting assistance.

For further information, please visit the PCALS page which contain Frequently Asked Questions about this service.

Writing assistance is also offered by the Study Smart Advisors in the library. Appointments are not necessary. 

 

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