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Introduction to Academic Writing

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Monday, October 22, 2018
13:00 - 14:30
Hartley Library Training Room 4075
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This interactive and collaborative workshop will introduce you to the concept and practice of academic writing. We will consider some of the underlying principles of good academic writing, and also cover the main stylistic conventions to achieve a clear and formal writing style. Please note that this is an introductory session to academic writing. Other workshops are available for more detailed guidance on specific parts of the academic writing process.

Introduction to Academic Writing

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Thursday, October 25, 2018
13:00 - 14:30
Hartley Library Training Room 4075
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This interactive and collaborative workshop will introduce you to the concept and practice of academic writing. We will consider some of the underlying principles of good academic writing, and also cover the main stylistic conventions to achieve a clear and formal writing style. Please note that this is an introductory session to academic writing. Other workshops are available for more detailed guidance on specific parts of the academic writing process.

Crticial thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
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.

Academic Writing: Research Management

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Thursday, November 01, 2018
13:00 - 14:30
Hartley Library Training Room 4075
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This interactive and collaborate workshop will help you to better manage and organise your research. Whether working on a small assignment or a PhD thesis, we will consider how to ‘curate’ your research – either primary or secondary – and how to actively engage with information in a way that aligns with your assignment. In doing so, we can see how the practice of managing and organising your research provides a gateway to better planning and greater criticality.

Academic Writing: Critical Analysis

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Thursday, November 08, 2018
13:00 - 14:30
Hartley Library Training Room 4075
Booking Opens 25/10/18

This interactive and collaborative workshop will help you to develop your understanding and application of critical analysis when writing an academic assignment. We will work towards a clearer definition of critical analysis and establish a transferable model to help guide and shape your writing in a critical fashion. We will also look at examples of academic writing to see how critical analysis can be applied in effective ways.

Academic Writing: Research Management

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Monday, November 12, 2018
13:00 - 14:30
Hartley Library Training Room 4075
Booking Opens 29/10/18

This interactive and collaborate workshop will help you to better manage and organise your research. Whether working on a small assignment or a PhD thesis, we will consider how to ‘curate’ your research – either primary or secondary – and how to actively engage with information in a way that aligns with your assignment. In doing so, we can see how the practice of managing and organising your research provides a gateway to better planning and greater criticality.

Crticial thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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.

Proofreading - the basics

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Friday, November 16, 2018
12:15 - 13:00
Hartley Library, Room 2045 (Academic Skills Hub)
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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.

Academic Writing: Structuring an Academic Assignment

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
13:00 - 14:30
Hartley Library Training Room 4075
Booking Opens 6/11/18

This interactive and collaborative workshop will guide you through the process of structuring an academic assignment. In particular, the focus will be on the traditional three-part essay structure, although the content covered in the session will also be relevant to different styles and genres of academic writing. We will consider the necessary components of an introduction and conclusion. We will also cover the structural principles that govern a clear and coherent main body..

Academic Writing: Critical Analysis

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
13:30 - 15:00
Hartley Library Training Room 4075
Booking Opens 7/11/18

This interactive and collaborative workshop will help you to develop your understanding and application of critical analysis when writing an academic assignment. We will work towards a clearer definition of critical analysis and establish a transferable model to help guide and shape your writing in a critical fashion. We will also look at examples of academic writing to see how critical analysis can be applied in effective ways.

Academic Writing: Structuring an Academic Assignment

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Friday, November 23, 2018
13:00 - 14:30
Hartley Library Training Room 4075
Booking Opens 9/11/18

This interactive and collaborative workshop will guide you through the process of structuring an academic assignment. In particular, the focus will be on the traditional three-part essay structure, although the content covered in the session will also be relevant to different styles and genres of academic writing. We will consider the necessary components of an introduction and conclusion. We will also cover the structural principles that govern a clear and coherent main body..

Proofreading - the basics

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Friday, November 30, 2018
12:15 - 13:00
Hartley Library, Room 2045 (Academic Skills Hub)
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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.

Crticial thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Friday, November 30, 2018
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.

Crticial thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
12:15 - 13:00
Hartley Library, Room 2045 (2D)
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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, December 11, 2018
12:15 - 13:00
Hartley Library, Room 2045 (Academic Skills Hub)
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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
Friday, February 01, 2019
12:15 - 13:00
Hartley Library, Room 2045 (Academic Skills Hub)
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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.

Crticial thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
12:15 - 13:00
Hartley Library, Room 2045 (2D)
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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: Critical analysis

For: Date: Time: Location: Students engaged with enabling services
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
14:00 - 15:00
Hartley Library, ATS Office Rm 2073
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Designed for students with an SpLD, this workshop you will help you distinguish between descriptive and critical content and identify strategies that can be used to maximise your critical content within an assignment. The workshop will also provide you with techniques to help you improve on your critical reading and writing skills. For more information on Enabling Services and the support we provide, please follow this link; https://www.southampton.ac.uk/edusupport/index.page.

Proofreading - the basics

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
12:15 - 13:00
Hartley Library, Room 2045 (Academic Skills Hub)
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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.

Crticial thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
12:15 - 13:00
Hartley Library, Room 2045 (2D)
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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: Reflective Writing

For: Date: Time: Location: Students engaged with Enabling Services
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
10:00 - 10:45
WSA 63 South/3001 (Sem Rm 6)
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Designed for students with an SpLD, this bitesize workshop will address the challenges of reflective writing and how to overcome them by providing you with top tops 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. For more information on Enabling Services and the support available, please follow this link; https://www.southampton.ac.uk/edusupport/index.page.

Crticial thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
12:15 - 13:00
Hartley Library, Room 2045 (2D)
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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
Thursday, March 07, 2019
12:15 - 13:00
Hartley Library, Room 2045 (Academic Skills Hub)
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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.

Crticial thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
12:15 - 13:00
Hartley Library, Room 2045 (2D)
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, March 21, 2019
12:15 - 13:00
Hartley Library, Room 2045 (Academic Skills Hub)
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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.

Crticial thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Wednesay, April 03, 2019
12:15 - 13:00
Hartley Library, Room 2045 (2D)
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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
Friday, April 05, 2019
12:15 - 13:00
Hartley Library, Room 2045 (Academic Skills Hub)
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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
Thursday, May 09, 2019
12:15 - 13:00
Hartley Library, Room 2045 (Academic Skills Hub)
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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.

Crticial thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
12:15 - 13:00
Hartley Library, Room 2045 (2D)
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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 2045 (Academic Skills Hub)
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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.

Crticial thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Friday, June 14, 2019
12:15 - 13:00
Hartley Library, Room 2045 (2D)
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 2045 (Academic Skills Hub)
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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
Friday, July 05, 2019
12:15 - 13:00
Hartley Library, Room 2045 (Academic Skills Hub)
Book Now

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.

Crticial thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All students
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
12:15 - 13:00
Hartley Library, Room 2045 (2D)
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.