New Resource: SAGE Campus

SAGE Campus

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.