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Enabling Services: Returning to Study

For: Date: Time: Location: Students returning to study after a break that are engaged with Enabling Services
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
14:00 - 15:00
Hartley Library Room 4073
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Designed for students with a specific learning difficulty such as Dyslexia, who are returning to study after having a break. This workshop will provide you with advice and techniques for managing and organising your time, maximising opportunities for networking and socialising and understanding your assignment brief. It will also provide you with details of the support available to you from Enabling Services, whilst studying at University. This is a small group workshop, aimed at students with a specific learning difficulty, such as Dyslexia..

Enabling Services: Introduction to Study Skills Part A: The Assignment Brief

For: Date: Time: Location: Students Engaged with Enabling Services
Wednesday, October 16, 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 will introduce essay-writing skills. Topics covered will include tips for breaking down the title and understanding the task, as well as strategies for planning and structuring your essay. There will be opportunities to discuss your own experience or queries. If you are about to undertake your first assignment or need to understand the feedback on an assignment to try to improve future marks, then this workshop can help you. 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.

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.

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 .

Literature searching using the Systematic Review methodology

For: Date: Time: Location: PGRs from Business, Education, Computer Science, Geography and Environmental Science who are doing a Systematic Review
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
14:00 - 16:30
Hartley Library, Room 4077
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This practical course will show you some important tools and techniques to help you create a search strategy suitable for use in a Systematised Literature Review, sometimes also referred to as a Systematic Review. The session will focus on key databases hosted on different platforms such as Proquest, EBSCO and Web of Science

Dissertations: Finding Resources

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Friday, November 01, 2019
12:00 - 12:40
Hartley Library Training Room 4077
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Move away from Google and identify relevant scholarly resources such as journal articles, books, conference proceedings and reports using subject databases and other reliable sources. You will learn about evaluating web pages, the basics of referencing, and how to access resources from our collections and beyond.

Finding information for your assignments

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Monday, November 04, 2019
13:00 - 14:00
Hartley Library Training Room 4077
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This interactive workshop will explore a variety of resources that you can use to find information for your assignments, including the library search tools WebCat and DelphiS and various open access resources. You will learn how to find specific resources such as online journal articles and ebooks. We will also briefly cover how to evaluate information and give guidance on how you can get more help or support in finding information for your assignments.

 

Enabling Services: Returning to Study

For: Date: Time: Location: Students returning to study after a break that are engaged with Enabling Services
Wednesday, November 06, 2019
14:00 - 15:00
Hartley Library Room 4073
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Designed for students with a specific learning difficulty such as Dyslexia, who are returning to study after having a break. This workshop will provide you with advice and techniques for managing and organising your time, maximising opportunities for networking and socialising and understanding your assignment brief. It will also provide you with details of the support available to you from Enabling Services, whilst studying at University. This is a small group workshop, aimed at students with a specific learning difficulty, such as Dyslexia..

Systematic Reviews (Health Related): Searching the Literature

For: Date: Time: Location: All pgrs in Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Sciences and School of Psychology
Monday, November 11, 2019
14:00 - 16:30
Hartley Library, Room 4077
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This practical course for PGR or PhD students will show you some important tools and techniques to help you create a search strategy suitable for use in a Systematic Review. The session will focus on health related databases hosted on EBSCO, OVID and Web of Science platforms.

Finding information for your assignments

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
12:00 - 13:00
Hartley Library Training Room 4077
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This interactive workshop will explore a variety of resources that you can use to find information for your assignments, including the library search tools WebCat and DelphiS and various open access resources. You will learn how to find specific resources such as online journal articles and ebooks. We will also briefly cover how to evaluate information and give guidance on how you can get more help or support in finding information for your assignments.

 

Enabling Services: Introduction to Study Skills Part A: The Assignment Brief

For: Date: Time: Location: Students Engaged with Enabling Services
Tuesday, November 12, 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 will introduce essay-writing skills. Topics covered will include tips for breaking down the title and understanding the task, as well as strategies for planning and structuring your essay. There will be opportunities to discuss your own experience or queries. If you are about to undertake your first assignment or need to understand the feedback on an assignment to try to improve future marks, then this workshop can help you. 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.

Finding information for your assignments

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
12:00 - 13:00
Hartley Library Training Room 4077
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This interactive workshop will explore a variety of resources that you can use to find information for your assignments, including the library search tools WebCat and DelphiS and various open access resources. You will learn how to find specific resources such as online journal articles and ebooks. We will also briefly cover how to evaluate information and give guidance on how you can get more help or support in finding information for your assignments.

 

Dissertations: Finding Resources

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
12:00 - 12:40
Hartley Library Training Room 4077
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Move away from Google and identify relevant scholarly resources such as journal articles, books, conference proceedings and reports using subject databases and other reliable sources. You will learn about evaluating web pages, the basics of referencing, and how to access resources from our collections and beyond.

Finding information for your assignments

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Thursday, November 28, 2019
12:00 - 13:00
Hartley Library Training Room 4077
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This interactive workshop will explore a variety of resources that you can use to find information for your assignments, including the library search tools WebCat and DelphiS and various open access resources. You will learn how to find specific resources such as online journal articles and ebooks. We will also briefly cover how to evaluate information and give guidance on how you can get more help or support in finding information for your assignments.

 

Finding information for your assignments

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Friday, December 06, 2019
13:00 - 14:00
Hartley Library Training Room 4077
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This interactive workshop will explore a variety of resources that you can use to find information for your assignments, including the library search tools WebCat and DelphiS and various open access resources. You will learn how to find specific resources such as online journal articles and ebooks. We will also briefly cover how to evaluate information and give guidance on how you can get more help or support in finding information for your assignments.

 

Dissertations: Finding Resources

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Thursday, February 06, 2020
12:00 - 12:40
Hartley Library Training Room 4077
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Move away from Google and identify relevant scholarly resources such as journal articles, books, conference proceedings and reports using subject databases and other reliable sources. You will learn about evaluating web pages, the basics of referencing, and how to access resources from our collections and beyond.

Dissertations: Finding Resources

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
13:00 - 13:40
Hartley Library Training Room 4077
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Move away from Google and identify relevant scholarly resources such as journal articles, books, conference proceedings and reports using subject databases and other reliable sources. You will learn about evaluating web pages, the basics of referencing, and how to access resources from our collections and beyond.

Dissertations: Finding Resources

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Thursday, March 12, 2020
13:00 - 13:40
Hartley Library Training Room 4077
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Move away from Google and identify relevant scholarly resources such as journal articles, books, conference proceedings and reports using subject databases and other reliable sources. You will learn about evaluating web pages, the basics of referencing, and how to access resources from our collections and beyond.

Dissertations: Finding Resources

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
13:00 - 13:40
Hartley Library Training Room 4077
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Move away from Google and identify relevant scholarly resources such as journal articles, books, conference proceedings and reports using subject databases and other reliable sources. You will learn about evaluating web pages, the basics of referencing, and how to access resources from our collections and beyond.

Dissertations: Finding Resources

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
12:00 - 12:40
Hartley Library Training Room 4077
Book Now

Move away from Google and identify relevant scholarly resources such as journal articles, books, conference proceedings and reports using subject databases and other reliable sources. You will learn about evaluating web pages, the basics of referencing, and how to access resources from our collections and beyond.

Dissertations: Finding Resources

For: Date: Time: Location: All
Thursday, July 09, 2020
13:00 - 13:40
Hartley Library Training Room 4077
Book Now

Move away from Google and identify relevant scholarly resources such as journal articles, books, conference proceedings and reports using subject databases and other reliable sources. You will learn about evaluating web pages, the basics of referencing, and how to access resources from our collections and beyond.