Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Academic Literacy, Learning & Numeracy

The ALLaN (Academic Literacy, Learning and Numeracy) Coordinator (Postgraduate) provides support for research candidates for academic skills development through teaching, consultation, and resources, including:

  • Workshops on many topics for research writers – e.g. writing a literature review, overcoming procrastination, writing more clearly
  • Regular writing group meetings – e.g. bootcamps, 'shut up & write', peer writing circles
  • Individual consultations with higher degree research students or supervisors
  • Resources for higher degree research candidates on the Research Writing Resources site in Interact2 – e.g. examples of research proposals, recorded workshops, event announcements
  • Special sessions for specific groups in schools or faculties

For more information about any of the programs above, contact Cassily Charles, ALLaN Coordinator (Postgraduate) – ccharles@csu.edu.au or (02) 6933 2965.

Everyone is welcome to join the Research Writing Resources site, to receive announcements about upcoming workshops and events and to access many useful resources, such as recorded workshops and examples of successful research proposals. Here are the steps to join:

  • Login to Interact2 here: http://interact2.csu.edu.au/
  • Click on 'organisations'
  • Look under 'my organisations'. If you're already a member of Research Writing Resources, it will show up in this list on the page
  • If not, search 'Research Writing Resources'
  • Then hover over the title code, 'O-RWR', and a drop down arrow button appears
  • Click on this arrow and 'enrol'
  • After this, it will show up in 'my organisations' whenever you click 'organisations' in I2