The Libraries now offers access to SAGE Campus. SAGE Campus provides a growing collection of online courses on introductory skills and research methods including critical thinking, data literacy, research design, R, Python, statistical methods and more. It can be used for self-paced learning or integrated into course instruction with assigned student cohorts.
The SAGE Campus platform has 220+ hours of structured online learning for skills and research methods. The courses are self-paced, so you can dip in and out and fit learning around your busy schedules. The courses are an engaging mix of SAGE-quality content, video, interactives, and formative assessments – giving you practical skills for study, research, and the workplace.
What are the course topics?
SAGE Campus has 18 online courses, with 9 more courses launching in July 2021. The courses cover tricky and research methods that can be applied across all stages of academic study, split into the below categories:
- Navigating information: including critical thinking.
- Data literacy: including statistical significance and data visualisation.
- Data science skills: including programming in R and Python, text analysis and more.
- Research skills: including how to present your research and write a research question.
- Getting published: including how to write a journal article and introduction to publishing.
How can faculty use the courses?
- Supplement classes with academically rigorous online resources in flipped classroom or asynchronous teaching.
- Set as prerequisites or preparatory material for students who need extra support.
- Increase employability by equipping students and researchers with career-ready skills.
- Improve student success by enabling students to hone skills with practice to connect to theory covered in class.
- Expand face to face training and make learning accessible for off campus students.
- Promote autonomous learning for students, researchers and faculty to keep up with the latest skills and methods.
Access SAGE Campus to get started.