Student Learning Unit (SL) The Student Learning Unit (SL) works closely with teaching staff in the Schools and on the Melbourne and regional campuses to ensure that all La Trobe students – including those from non-English-speaking backgrounds – develop high-level academic speaking, writing, reading, and numeracy skills required for successful learning in their courses. For further information, please see the website at: Learning Management System (LMS) The Learning Management System (LMS) is an Internet based system which allows you access to learning materials and to interact with other students and teaching staff in activities related to your studies from any location with Internet access. Subjects have a LMS site into which you are automatically added as part of your enrolment into the subject. The University LMS can be accessed at: . Your username is your student Id number. To get your password you can contact the IT Helpdesk on 03 9479 1500. The Sydney portal is also accessible for current news updates, forms, checking attendance, and more . Library The Library has many valuable physical and online learning resources that can help you with your study. On campus students should get to know the physical Library environment by going on a Library Tour. All students should get familiar with the Library website where online resources include: LibGuides [ ] – providing specific discipline and subject guides; LibSkills [ ] – to teach you library research and information literacy skills; LibChat [ ] - a library discussion forum allowing you to chat with a Librarian; Academic Referencing Modules [ ] – to assist you to understand specific referencing styles; Academic Referencing Tool [ ] – providing detailed referencing examples; and, Assignment Calculator [ ] – to assist you in time managing your assignments and submitting on time. Student Support Services If you have special needs due to disability or other factors the Equality and Diversity Centre can provide advice and support. This Centre can be contacted by telephone on (03) 9479 2900 (Melbourne); (03) 5444 7410 (Bendigo); (02) 6024 9628 (Albury-Wodonga); National Relay Service La Trobe University 14
Deaf and Hearing Impaired : T: 133677 (within Australia only). Email: [email protected] or refer to the website at: . Additional Support La Trobe University Sydney Campus has an onsite psychologist available to assist with any issue which is affecting your study Psychologist: Jane Rouse Email: [email protected] For help with essay and report writing, referencing, oral presentation skills, study skills Academic Skills Advisor: Julian Ledger Email: [email protected]
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