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Critical thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Tuesday February 04, 2020
12.15 - 13:00
Hartley Library Training Room 4075
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A brief introduction to the idea of critical thinking - what it is, why you need to do it and how to go about it. This session will introduce you to the main concepts and suggest resources to help you improve your skills. There will be time to practice what you have learnt via some short activities within the session.

 

Writing the Dissertation: the Methods or Methodology

For: Date: Time: Location: Undergraduate students
Thursday, February 06, 2020
13:00 - 14:30
Hartley Library Training Room 4075
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Please note that this session is for undergraduates working on their dissertation, or extended project. The Library will be running sessions in the summer focusing on the postgraduate dissertation. This workshop provides guidance on writing a methods or methodology chapter for an undergraduate dissertation, or extended project. The session covers the main conventions of a methods or methodology chapter and also focuses on practical ways of structuring the chapter in a clear and coherent way. This is part of the Library’s ‘Writing the Dissertation’ series for undergraduate students where we break the dissertation down, piece by piece. See this page for more workshops in the series.

Enabling Services: Assistive Technology

For: Date: Time: Location: Students engaged with Enabling Services
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
14:00 - 15:00
Hartley Library, ATS, Room 2047
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Designed for students with a specific learning difficulty such as Dyslexia, this workshop will provide an overview of software available on University workstations, which will support you with your academic studies. The workshop will be interactive and familiarise you with using software such as:  ClaroRead, Read&Write, Dragon Naturally Speaking and MindJet MindManager. This is a small group workshop, aimed at students with a specific learning difficulty, such as Dyslexia.

Enabling Services: Reflective writing

For: Date: Time: Location: Students who study at WSA that have engaged with Enabling Services
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
14:00 - 15:00
Winchester School of Art, Westside Rm 1163
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Designed for students with a specific learning difficulty such as Dyslexia, this workshop will address the challenges of reflective writing and how to overcome them by providing you with top tips and techniques for writing reflectively. This will include identifying key vocabulary for reflective writing and demonstrating the use of writing frame templates to boost your reflective writing marks.

Critical thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Wednesday February 26, 2020
12.15 - 13:00
Hartley Library Training Room 4075
Book Now

 

A brief introduction to the idea of critical thinking - what it is, why you need to do it and how to go about it. This session will introduce you to the main concepts and suggest resources to help you improve your skills. There will be time to practice what you have learnt via some short activities within the session.

 

Enabling Services: Presentation Skills

For: Date: Time: Location: Students engaged with Enabling Services
Tuesday, March 03, 2020
14:00 - 15:00
Hartley Library, ATS Office, Rm 2073
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Designed for students with a specific learning difficulty such as Dyslexia, this workshop is designed to help improve your confidence in delivering oral presentations and will cover the basics of a good oral presentation, including presentation structure and visual aids. We will provide tips on timing, delivery, answering questions and coping with nerves. This is a small group workshop, aimed at students with a specific learning difficulty, such as Dyslexia.

Writing the Dissertation: the Results and Discussion

For: Date: Time: Location: Undergraduate students
Wednesday, March 04, 2020
14:00 - 15:30
Hartley Library Training Room 4075
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Please note that this session is for undergraduates working on their dissertation, or extended project. The Library will be running sessions in the summer focusing on the postgraduate dissertation. This workshop provides guidance on writing the results and discussion chapters, or chapter, for an undergraduate dissertation, or extended project. The session clarifies the difference between the two, before covering the main conventions that characterise these sections, such as using tables and figures. This is part of the Library’s ‘Writing the Dissertation’ series for undergraduate students where we break the dissertation down, piece by piece. See this page for more workshops in the series.

Writing the Dissertation: the Results and Discussion

For: Date: Time: Location: Undergraduate students
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
13:00 - 14:30
Hartley Library Training Room 4075
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Please note that this session is for undergraduates working on their dissertation, or extended project. The Library will be running sessions in the summer focusing on the postgraduate dissertation. This workshop provides guidance on writing the results and discussion chapters, or chapter, for an undergraduate dissertation, or extended project. The session clarifies the difference between the two, before covering the main conventions that characterise these sections, such as using tables and figures. This is part of the Library’s ‘Writing the Dissertation’ series for undergraduate students where we break the dissertation down, piece by piece. See this page for more workshops in the series.

Critical thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Wednesday March 11, 2020
12.15 - 13:00
Hartley Library Training Room 4075
Book Now

 

A brief introduction to the idea of critical thinking - what it is, why you need to do it and how to go about it. This session will introduce you to the main concepts and suggest resources to help you improve your skills. There will be time to practice what you have learnt via some short activities within the session.

 

Writing the Dissertation: the Introduction and Conclusion

For: Date: Time: Location: Undergraduate students
Thursday, March 12, 2020
13:00 - 14:30
Hartley Library Training Room 4075
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Please note that this session is for undergraduates working on their dissertation, or extended project. The Library will be running sessions in the summer focusing on the postgraduate dissertation. This workshop provides guidance on writing the introduction and conclusion of an undergraduate dissertation, or extended project. Whilst often overlooked, this session emphasises the importance of both the introduction and conclusion and how they should be structured to bookend the whole dissertation. This is part of the Library’s ‘Writing the Dissertation’ series for undergraduate students where we break the dissertation down, piece by piece. See this page for more workshops in the series.

Writing the Dissertation: the Introduction and Conclusion

For: Date: Time: Location: Undergraduate students
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
14:00 - 15:30
Hartley Library Training Room 4075
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Please note that this session is for undergraduates working on their dissertation, or extended project. The Library will be running sessions in the summer focusing on the postgraduate dissertation. This workshop provides guidance on writing the introduction and conclusion of an undergraduate dissertation, or extended project. Whilst often overlooked, this session emphasises the importance of both the introduction and conclusion and how they should be structured to bookend the whole dissertation. This is part of the Library’s ‘Writing the Dissertation’ series for undergraduate students where we break the dissertation down, piece by piece. See this page for more workshops in the series.

Critical thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Friday April 24, 2020
12.15 - 13:00
Hartley Library Training Room 4075
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A brief introduction to the idea of critical thinking - what it is, why you need to do it and how to go about it. This session will introduce you to the main concepts and suggest resources to help you improve your skills. There will be time to practice what you have learnt via some short activities within the session.

 

Enabling Services: Presentation Skills

For: Date: Time: Location: Students engaged with Enabling Services
Wednesday, May 06, 2020
14:00 - 15:00
Hartley Library, ATS Office, Rm 2073
Book Now

Designed for students with a specific learning difficulty such as Dyslexia, this workshop is designed to help improve your confidence in delivering oral presentations and will cover the basics of a good oral presentation, including presentation structure and visual aids. We will provide tips on timing, delivery, answering questions and coping with nerves. This is a small group workshop, aimed at students with a specific learning difficulty, such as Dyslexia.

Critical thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Wednesday June 10, 2020
12.15 - 13:00
Hartley Library Training Room 4075
Book Now

 

A brief introduction to the idea of critical thinking - what it is, why you need to do it and how to go about it. This session will introduce you to the main concepts and suggest resources to help you improve your skills. There will be time to practice what you have learnt via some short activities within the session.

 

Critical thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Tuesday June 23, 2020
12.15 - 13:00
Hartley Library Training Room 4075
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A brief introduction to the idea of critical thinking - what it is, why you need to do it and how to go about it. This session will introduce you to the main concepts and suggest resources to help you improve your skills. There will be time to practice what you have learnt via some short activities within the session.

 

Critical thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Wednesday July 08, 2020
12.15 - 13:00
Hartley Library Training Room 4075
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A brief introduction to the idea of critical thinking - what it is, why you need to do it and how to go about it. This session will introduce you to the main concepts and suggest resources to help you improve your skills. There will be time to practice what you have learnt via some short activities within the session.