Skills Development

Research Skill Development (RSD)

The RSD is a concise, conceptual framework that guides skills associated with research to become explicit. It presents a conceptual, non-prescriptive model for curriculum and assessment design that explicitly and coherently develops students' research skills within disciplinary content.

Adoption of RSD framework can serve as an excellent tool to leverage positive curriculum change and embed students’ research skill development as a shared responsibility between librarians, learning skills advisers and discipline academics across courses at Monash University Malaysia.

Importantly, RSD informed curricula will contribute to enabling graduates from Monash University Malaysia to be better prepared for the world beyond university.

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RSD at Monash Malaysia

We lead the implementation of the Research Skill Development (RSD) framework in library programs, and on campus, in collaboration with academic staff in Schools.

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We welcome opportunities to collaborate with academic staff across faculties. Please contact the relevant Library staff.