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Academic Writing training and workshops

 

Writing the Dissertation: the Introduction and Conclusion

Duration: For: Date: Time: 90 mins Live
All Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate students
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
14:00 - 15:30
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Particularly aimed at undergraduate students, but also suitable for postgraduate students. This interactive and collaborative webinar covers the essentials of writing an introduction and conclusion for an undergraduate dissertation, or an extended piece of writing, including: understanding the overarching purpose of both chapters, or sections, in the context of the dissertation; how to structure them; and the symbiotic relationship between the two. This is part of the Writing the Dissertation series. See this page for more webinars in the series. After booking your place, you will receive two emails: one confirming your place and one nearer the date of the session that will provide you with instructions to access the webinar.

 

SpLD group workshop: Introduction to Study Skills Part C: Academic writing and proof reading

Duration: For: Date: Time: 60 mins Live
Students engaged with support from Enabling Services
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
15:00 - 16:00
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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. 

 

The Basics of Structure

Duration: 45 mins  Recorded Start Training

This webinar covers the essentials of structure: structuring clear and coherent paragraphs, writing effective topic sentences and understanding paragraphs as building blocks. This is a Panopto recording of a Library Skills for Success webinar.

 

Writing Introductions and Conclusions

Duration: 45 mins  Recorded Start Training

This webinar covers the essentials of writing effective introductions and conclusions: how to structure them, what to include, and not include, and the symbiotic relationship between the two. This is a Panopto recording of a Library Skills for Success webinar.

 

Writing the Dissertation: the Introduction and Conclusion

Duration: 60 mins  Recorded Start Training

This webinar covers the essentials of writing the introduction and conclusion of a dissertation, or extended piece of writing: how to structure both chapters, or sections, what to include, and not include, and the symbiotic relationship between the two. This is a recorded version of a Library Skills for Success workshop.

 

Writing the Dissertation: the Literature Review

Duration: 60 mins  Recorded Start Training

This webinar covers the essentials of writing a literature review chapter, or section, for a dissertation, or extended piece of writing: the conventions of a literature review, structural approaches and synthesis and techniques for managing a range of information. This is a recorded version of a Library Skills for Success workshop.

 

Writing the Dissertation: the Methods or Methodology

Duration: 60 mins  Recorded Start Training

This webinar covers the essentials of writing a methods or methodology chapter for a dissertation, or extended piece of writing: the difference between the methods and methodology, what's expected and practical ways of structuring the chapter in a clear and coherent way. This is a recorded version of a Library Skills for Success webinar.

 

Writing the Dissertation: the Results and Discussion

Duration: 60 mins  Recorded Start Training

This webinar covers the essentials of writing the results and discussion chapters, or chapter, for a dissertation, or an extended piece of writing: understanding the overarching purpose of both chapters, or sections, in the context of the dissertation, defining the difference, and relationship, between the results and discussion and establishing a structural template for the discussion. This is a Panopto recording of a Library Skills for Success webinar.