Tertiary Catalogue

Research and Study Skills

Contains 20 Videos

Time Flies: Time Management Tips

Time Flies: Time Management Tips

Study Skills

Emerson and Parker have lost control of the final commercial flight of the Berringer-848 model aeroplane. As it plummets from the sky, every second is vital. Fortunately skills coach extraordinaire, Ray Roundtree, is on hand to outline some...Show More
The Magic of Learning Styles

The Magic of Learning Styles

Study Skills

World-famous magician Angelo Mysterioso can’t take a trick. No matter how hard he studies his craft, he can’t get it right. Enter skills coach Ray Roundtree, who enlightens the magician on learning styles – visual, auditory, and...Show More
Defuse the Situation: Online Search and Review

Defuse the Situation: Online Search and Review

Study Skills

It’s high drama – police have identified a time-bomb in a car boot. Brave Constable Taviner decides to defuse it herself – brave because she has no idea what she’s doing. In a flash, skills coach Ray Roundtree appears to save the day with...Show More
Locked in the Vault: Memory Tips and Tricks

Locked in the Vault: Memory Tips and Tricks

Study Skills

It’s the day of the bank raid. Underworld lynchpin Black Cat isn’t impressed that Bugsy’s forgotten how to crack a safe. A knock at the door…it’s skills coach Ray Roundtree who loads them up with guidelines for digesting and remembering...Show More
Let's Build the Internet: Networking

Let's Build the Internet: Networking

ICT Basics

In this animated programme, our character Sam shows students the basics of networking and data transmission. Engaging graphics are used to explain concepts clearly and visually, depicting how data is transmitted via cables and fibre optics, and...Show More
Codes and Canines: Data Transmission and Storage

Codes and Canines: Data Transmission and Storage

ICT Basics

This creative programme takes students on a journey as Kat teaches them about data storage and communication. Powerful visual diagrams and animations are used throughout, in order to aid students’ understanding of the concepts that are...Show More
Online Research Skills

Online Research Skills

Search engines are a useful tool, but how can students get the best results from them? Join the fictional Professor Doogle as she looks at skills including: selecting and searching search engines and data bases; using precise keywords; predicting...Show More
Understanding Plagiarism and its Consequences

Understanding Plagiarism and its Consequences

Information has never been more accessible than it is today. With millions of people contributing material to the Internet, the temptation to plagiarise is ever-present. In this programme, we explore the nature of plagiarism, including some...Show More
Creative Thinking Skills

Creative Thinking Skills

Creativity can be the difference between success and failure. In this entertaining and informative programme students learn ways in which people can become more creative and develop a questioning mindset, enhancing their ability to generate,...Show More
Evidence in Argument

Evidence in Argument

Critical Thinking Series

This programme begins by illustrating the meaning and significance of evidence and the presentation of evidence in numbers, percentages, rates and over time. The case against zoo's is used to give students the opportunity to evaluate and question...Show More
Keeping Safe Online

Keeping Safe Online

The Internet has revolutionised our daily lives. But what are the dangers? Remaining safe online is no easy task. Much has been said about what not to do, but how do you unwittingly give away too much about yourself? And why is that a problem...Show More
How to Make Digital Stories

How to Make Digital Stories

A digital story is a form of media that allows students to share their creative writing in a way that can be expressed through audio files, digital photos and imagery. It can be shared via email or downloadable link and can be stored safely on a...Show More
Taking Control: Strategies for Coping with Stress

Taking Control: Strategies for Coping with Stress

Stress is something we can learn to cope with. In this video, we explore some of the types of stress encountered in secondary school, their main causes and how adolescent people can identify and cope with them. We look at various ways young...Show More
Plagiarism: What Do You Value?

Plagiarism: What Do You Value?

This programme teaches the relevant research, quoting and referencing skills that will enable a student to steer clear of plagiarism, whether intentional or unintentional.
Info Seeker: Methods for Successful Research

Info Seeker: Methods for Successful Research

Research Skills Series

The programme covers five sections - deciding on a topic, breaking down the elephant (narrowing down a broad topic), collecting data, analysing data and writing a report.
Tell Me: Planning and Conducting a Successful Interview

Tell Me: Planning and Conducting a Successful Interview

Research Skills Series

Using a dramatised story set in an upper secondary school environment, this programme covers how to prepare and conduct a successful interview.
Effective Essay Writing for Senior Students

Effective Essay Writing for Senior Students

The program takes students through the process of essay-writing from preparation and planning, through structure, fluency and style, to a decisive conclusion.
Effective Essay Writing for Junior Secondary Students

Effective Essay Writing for Junior Secondary Students

The program examines the preparation, planning, writing and review stages of essay writing.
Study Skills: Simple Strategies to Improving Study Techniques

Study Skills: Simple Strategies to Improving Study Techniques

Jim is a student who is struggling to improve his study skills. As he does so, the viewer is transported into his mind, where the characters of Left Jim and Right Jim, bicker over the best way to proceed. Viewers will gain an understanding of...Show More
Using Computers Safely

Using Computers Safely

Now that computers are an integral part of our working and recreational lives, several health problems have emerged including: * repetitive strains * back pain * the socio-health problems related to lack of exercise and reduced inter-personal...Show More