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Deakin Learning Centre – Dandenong


Deakin Learning Centres

The Deakin Learning Centre, Dandenong is for Deakin University students, and located in the heart of Dandenong. Here, you can study a university degree online with face-to-face support from academic and administrative staff, study skills advisers and student mentors. In this quiet and pleasant environment, there are computer workstations, Wi-Fi internet access, printing and copying facilities, reference copies of prescribed text books, plus multiple learning spaces for group work, formal presentations and social activities.

Benefits

Online study at times and locations convenient to you, so you can fit your university study around work and other commitments.

Study Support

In addition to your tutor for each unit that you study, there are the following academic and peer support services available:

Writing Mentors

Writing Mentors are current Deakin students who have excelled in their studies and have undertaken training to be the first point of contact to assist other students. They can answer a range of questions about assessment tasks, assignment structure, turnitin reports, academic referencing, extensions to the due date, CloudDeakin, student services and more. They are available at the Centre on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 11am to 2pm throughout the teaching weeks of Trimester 1 and 2 and can be consulted without an appointment.

Language and Learning Adviser

Language and Learning Advisers are Deakin staff members who provide specialised support in the areas of assignment preparation and academic writing. You may be referred to an Adviser by a Writing Mentor for further assistance. The Language and Learning Adviser for the Deakin Learning Centres is Carolyn Malkin who is available online Monday to Thursday from 3-5pm until the end of the exam periods in Trimesters 1 and 2. Learning Centre staff will book an appointment for a 30 minute session for you. You can call them on 9246 8995/9246 8999 or email dandenong@deakin.edu.au

Study Skills Workshops

Study Skills Workshops will be offered on Tuesdays from 3-4pm throughout the teaching weeks of Trimester 2. A different topic will be covered each week including taking notes, writing academic assignments, referencing and preparing for exams. Download a copy of the full workshop series.

Cloud PASS

Cloud Peer Assisted Study Sessions are available in selected units to all Deakin students. The group sessions are led by students who have successfully completed the units and use Blackboard Collaborate and other online tools.

Trimester 2 program

Unit code

Unit name and Blackbord link

Cloud PASS Leader

Day/time

ACR102

Introduction to Crime and Criminal Justice

Mahima Bhandari

Mon 7.00pm

ALW117

Writing for Professional Purposes

Sandy Whittem

Mon 7.30pm

HBS108

Health Information and Data

Atticus Gray

Wed 7.30pm

HBS110

Health Behaviour

Sharon Ashton

Tues 7.30pm

HPS121

Psychology B: Individual and Social Development

Sylvia Gray

Thurs 7.30pm

HPS201

Research Methods in Psychology A

Katie Eastaugh

Tues 2.00pm

MAF101

Fundamentals of Finance

David Millman

Mon 7.30pm

MIS101

Business Information Systems

Devesh Khanna

Thurs 7.30pm

MIS171

Business Analytics

Dean Mendes/Alana Cowley

Tue 7.30pm

SIT104

Introduction to Web Development

Felix Quinn-Allan

Wed 7.30pm

More information

For more information, please contact:
Mark Kennedy
Phone 03 9246 8995
dandenong@deakin.edu.au

Cheryl Davern (Tuesday, Thursday and Friday)
Phone 03 9246 8999
dandenong@deakin.edu.au

Or visit us in person 

Monday to Friday, 9 am - 5 pm
Level 3
237 Lonsdale Street
Dandenong


Information provided is correct at the time of publication, but Deakin University reserves the right to alter, amend or delete details of course and unit offerings.

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