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Student Disability and Inclusion: training and workshops

 

 

SpLD Peer Support Group meeting - PGR students

Duration: For: Date: Time: 60 mins Live
PGR students with a Specific Learning Difficulty (SpLD), such as Dyslexia.
Thursday, October 21, 2021
17:00 - 18:00
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Are you a Postgraduate Research student with a Specific Learning Difficulty (SpLD) such as Dyslexia? 

Join our SpLD new Support Group: Have your Say: What barriers do you come across in your studies? 

What works well? Share examples of good practice that you have come across.

This is a small group workshop, aimed at PGR students with a specific learning difficulty, such as Dyslexia.  The workshop will take place at Highfield campus

 

 

SpLD Group workshop: Introduction to Study Skills- Part A: The Assignment Brief

Duration: For: Date: Time: 60 mins Live
Students engaged in support from Student Disability and Inclusion team.
Thursday, October 21, 2021
17:00 - 18:30
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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 structuring your essay. It is aimed at improving your understanding of the task and assessment criteria. 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 a small group workshop, aimed at students with a specific learning difficulty, such as Dyslexia. The workshop will take place via Teams. 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 and B, however there is no requirement to attend both sessions. This workshop will take place via Microsoft Teams.

 

 

SpLD Group workshop: Understanding your Reading List and Using WebCat (on campus)

Duration: For: Date: Time: 90 mins Live
Students engaged in support from Student Disability and Inclusion team.
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
9:30 - 11:00
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A practical workshop on using the library search tool Webcat and understanding your Reading List. By the end of this workshop you will understand the different types of information on your Reading List and will know which items are essential. You will be able to find the books and journals you need on Webcat, understand the different loan options, know how to place an item on hold and physically visit key areas of the library for your subject. This workshop will take place at Building 37, Student Hub, Highfield campus.

 

 

SpLD Group workshop: Managing your time and study environment

Duration: For: Date: Time: 90 mins Live
Students engaged in support from Student Disability and Inclusion team.
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
17:00 - 18:30
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Designed for students with a specific learning difficulty such as Dyslexia, this workshop will discuss the importance of developing organisational and time management skills at University.  The aim of the workshop is to help you organise your study time and have time for leisure.  A little organisation helps to control the pace of your work, without feeling overwhelmed.  We will identify techniques for planning your workload, so that you can manage lectures and seminars, meet deadlines, and still have time for leisure and exercise. We will also explore ways to manage online study through, for example, creating an effective working environment. There will be opportunities to ask questions related to your own work and share experiences with others, in a small, informal group setting. The workshop will take place virtually via MS Teams.

 

 

SpLD Group Workshop: Introduction to Study Skills - Part B: Critical Thinking and Reading Strategies

Duration: For: Date: Time: 90 mins Live
Students engaged in support from Student Disability and Inclusion team.
Thursday, October 28, 2021
17:00 - 18:30
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A small group workshop 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 workshops designed to support students with a specific learning difficulty, such as Dyslexia. Students may choose to attend Parts A and B however there is no requirement to attend both sessions. This workshop will take place via Microsoft Teams.

 

SpLD Group Workshop: Understanding Your Reading List and Using WebCat (online)

Duration: For: Date: Time: 90 mins Live
Students engaged in support from Student Disability and Inclusion team.
Thursday, October 28, 2021
17:30 - 19:00
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A practical workshop on using the library search tool Webcat and understanding your Reading List. By the end of this workshop you will understand the different types of information on your Reading List and will know which items are essential. You will be able to find the books and journals you need on Webcat, understand the different loan options, know how to place an item on hold and physically visit key areas of the library for your subject. This workshop will take place via Microsoft Teams.

 

SpLD Group Workshop: Motivation and Procrastination

Duration: For: Date: Time: 90 mins Live
Students engaged in support from Student Disability and Inclusion team.
Wednesday, November 03, 2021
17:00 - 18:30
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Designed for students with a specific learning difficulty such as Dyslexia, this workshop will explore strategies for reducing procrastination and increasing motivation. The aim of this workshop is to help you to identify the reasons why you may postpone or avoid study, look in detail at the relationship between procrastination and motivation, and, finally, consider a range of strategies to help get you motivated! Many of these strategies focus on reducing the overwhelm around tasks, by using realistic target setting, creative thinking, and effective time management. There will be opportunities to ask questions related to your own work and share experiences with others, in a small, informal group setting. The workshop will take place virtually via MS Teams.

 

SpLD Group Workshop: Study Skills- Reflection and Development

Duration: For: Date: Time: 90 mins Live
Students engaged in support from Student Disability and Inclusion team.
Thursday, November 04, 2021
15:00 - 16:30
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Designed for students with a specific learning difficulty such as Dyslexia, this workshop will provide an opportunity to both reflect on the study skills you have already developed and identify areas for further development. We will support you in creating a ‘Skills Plan’ which will include a number of study strategies you may wish to prioritise trying over the next few months or as you move into the next academic year. To help you create the ‘Skills Plan’, we will provide an overview of a range of study strategies, covering areas such as organisation, critical reading, and note-taking. There will be opportunities to ask questions and share your experiences with others, in an informal group setting. This workshop will be taking place in-person on Highfield campus.

 

SpLD Peer Support: Group Meeting - UG students

Duration: For: Date: Time: 60 mins Live
PGR students with a Specific Learning Difficulty (SpLD), such as Dyslexia.
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
17:00 - 18:00
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Are you an Undergraduate (UG) student with a Specific Learning Difficulty (SpLD) such as Dyslexia?
Join our new SpLD Peer Support Group:
Have your say: What barriers do you come across in your studies?
Help others: Share strategies that you use in your studies.
What works well? Share examples of good practice that you have come across.

This is a small group workshop, aimed at UG students with a specific learning difficulty, such as Dyslexia. This workshop will take place at Building 37, Highfield campus. 

 

SpLD Group Workshop: Introduction to Study Skills - Part A: The Assignment Brief

Duration: For: Date: Time: 90 mins Live
Students engaged in support from Student Disability and Inclusion team.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
16:00 - 17:30
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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 structuring your essay. It is aimed at improving your understanding of the task and assessment criteria. 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 a small group workshop, aimed at students with a specific learning difficulty, such as Dyslexia. 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 and B, however there is no requirement to attend both sessions. This workshop will take place at Building 37, Highfield campus.

 

SpLD Group Workshop: Introduction to Study Skills - Part B: Critical Thinking and Reading Strategies

Duration: For: Date: Time: 90 mins Live
Students engaged in support from Student Disability and Inclusion team.
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
16:00 - 17:30
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A small group workshop 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 workshops designed to support students with a specific learning difficulty, such as Dyslexia. Students may choose to attend Parts A and B however there is no requirement to attend both sessions. This workshop will take place at Building 37, Highfield campus.

 

SpLD Group Workshop: Revision and Exam Preparation

Duration: For: Date: Time: 90 mins Live
Students engaged in support from Student Disability and Inclusion team.
Monday, December 08, 2021
17:00 - 18:30
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Designed for students with a specific learning difficulty such as Dyslexia, this workshop will explore a range of revision strategies and preparation methods for exams. The aim of the workshop is to support you to create a revision process which works for you. This can help to build your confidence and reduce overwhelm in the run up to the exam period. We will discuss strategies for breaking down exam questions and time planning under exam conditions. Although we won't have time to consider all exam types, we will consider how to adapt revision strategies and general exam techniques for short-timed written exams, multiple choice exams and longer timed assessments, such as a 48-hour assessment. There will be opportunities to ask questions related to your own work and share experiences with others, in a small, informal group setting. The workshop will take place virtually via MS Teams.