A conference paper outlines the importance of information literacy, the major barriers faced by distance students and makes suggestions as to how institutions and their libraries can better meet their learning needs.
ATLAANZ is an association of professionals working in learning advisory roles in tertiary institutions in Aotearoa New Zealand, who are staff members (full- and part-time staff) of universities, polytechnics, wānanga, colleges of education, as well as private institutions providing tertiary training. Includes links to publications by members.
The Australian and New Zealand Institute for Information Literacy (ANZIIL) supports organisations, institutions and individuals in the promotion of information literacy and, in particular, the embedding of information literacy within the total educational process. Includes searchable resource database.
The Learning Center is a US web-based resource designed to help educators and students develop a better sense of what plagiarism means in the information age, and to teach the planning, organizational, and citation skills essential for producing quality writing and research.
This online critical thinking skills resource introduces two important components: comprehension and evaluation to look at different ways of thinking about self-understandings, study problems and life in general.
mathcentre is a UK on-line mathematics support centre which provides resources to help students make the transition from school-level to university-level mathematics. There are also resources and useful links for those who teach or support students.
ESCalate produces and disseminates resources for staff and students in Higher Education and Further Education involved in Education Studies, Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning and Initial Teacher Education.
This study reports on the effects of different types of financial aid, provided through the student support system, on educational outcomes of students participating in tertiary study. Types of student support included student allowances and student loan schemes. Support is provided to improve access to tertiary education and reduce the social disparity arising out of education benefits.