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Academic Writing training and workshops

Proofreading - the basics

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Thursday, May 09, 2019
12:15 - 13:00
Hartley Library, Room 4077
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This session explains the differences between editing and proofreading. It will focus on giving practical tips for proofreading your written work to pick up errors in spelling, formatting, punctuation etc.

Enabling Services: Effective reading techniques

For: Date: Time: Location: Students engaged with enabling services
Friday, May 10, 2019
14:00 - 14:45
Hartley Library, ATS Office Rm 2073
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The course is suitable for students with dyslexia/SpLD. This workshop will explore the difficulties faced by students/individuals with dyslexia/SpLD and introduce strategies for acquiring higher level reading skills. The workshop will look at different reading techniques – scanning, skimming, close reading and active reading.

Critical thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
14:00 - 15:00
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.

Proofreading - the basics

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Tuesday, June 04, 2019
12:15 - 13:00
Hartley Library, Room 4075
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This session explains the differences between editing and proofreading. It will focus on giving practical tips for proofreading your written work to pick up errors in spelling, formatting, punctuation etc.

Critical thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Friday, June 14, 2019
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.

Proofreading - the basics

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Thursday, June 20, 2019
12:15 - 13:00
Hartley Library, Room 4075
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This session explains the differences between editing and proofreading. It will focus on giving practical tips for proofreading your written work to pick up errors in spelling, formatting, punctuation etc.

Proofreading - the basics

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Tuesday, July 02, 2019
12:15 - 13:00
Hartley Library, Room 4075
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This session explains the differences between editing and proofreading. It will focus on giving practical tips for proofreading your written work to pick up errors in spelling, formatting, punctuation etc.

Critical thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
14:00 - 15:00
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.