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Critical thinking: an introduction

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
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: Introduction to Study Skills Part B: Critical Reading and Thinking

For: Date: Time: Location: Students Engaged with Enabling Services
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
14:00 - 15:00
Hartley Library Room 4073
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Designed for students with a specific learning difficulty such as Dyslexia, this workshop is designed to help you maximize the critical content within an assignment. We will discuss critical thinking, what it is and why it is important. We will demonstrate active and critical reading strategies to help reduce your workload by helping you get what you need from text in a way that is efficient, reducing the need to go back and re-read text multiple times. There will be opportunities to ask questions related to your own work and share experiences with others, in a small, informal group setting. This is part of a series of small group workshops, aimed at students with a specific learning difficulty, such as Dyslexia. Students may choose to attend Parts A, B and C, however there is no requirement to attend all three sessions.

Critical thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Friday, October 29, 2019
13.00 - 14:00
Hartley Library Training Room 4077
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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: Introduction to Study Skills Part C: Developing and Academic Style

For: Date: Time: Location: Students Engaged with Enabling Services
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
14:00 - 15:00
Hartley Library Room 4073
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Designed for students with a specific learning difficulty such as Dyslexia, this workshop is designed to review the academic essay structure and writing style. We will provide advice and basic guidelines on sentence length and content, together with paragraph structure in academic writing. We will demonstrate editing and proof reading strategies such as ‘Reverse Outline.’ There will be opportunities to ask questions related to your own work and share experiences with others, in a small, informal group setting. This is part of a series of small group workshops, aimed at students with a specific learning difficulty, such as Dyslexia. Students may choose to attend Parts A, B and C, however there is no requirement to attend all three sessions .

Critical thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Wednesday, November 06, 2019
13.00 - 14:00
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 Writing

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Thursday November 07, 2019
13:00 - 14:30
Hartley Library Training Room 4075
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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.

Critical Writing

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Wenesday, November 13, 2019
14:00 - 15:30
Hartley Library Training Room 4075
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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.

Critical thinking: an introduction

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Friday, November 15, 2019
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, November 27, 2019
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.