Upcoming IAD UG Workshops

Upcoming IAD UG Workshops:

TITLE: Making Notes from Reading
DATE AND TIME: 05th October 2021 (17:15 – 18:45)
DESCRIPTION: This workshop will focus on what’s different about reading for study, what kind of notes you really need, the need to question, skim and scan when using books, articles and other texts and strategies you can use to make notes efficiently for understanding and revision purposes.

TITLE: How to read and write critically
DATE AND TIME: 06th October 2021 (13:30 – 15:00)
DESCRIPTION: Do you want to take a more analytical approach? This workshop will introduce methods and tools to help you read and write critically and draw conclusions.

TITLE: Referencing – and how to do it
DATE AND TIME: 06th October 2021 (15:30 – 17:00)
DESCRIPTION: Most students know that they need to ‘reference’ in their academic work using a particular style. You may even have to use different systems for different courses. But what is it? How do you do it? And when do you do it? This workshop is for students who are unfamiliar with or would like a reminder about referencing.

TITLE: Time Management
DATE AND TIME: 13th October 2021 (13:30 – 15:00)
DESCRIPTION: This workshop will help you identify your own ‘time sponges’, look at how you can prioritise tasks and suggest practical ways you can schedule what you need to do.

TITLE: Dealing with Volume
DATE AND TIME: 13th October 2021 (15:30 – 17:00)
DESCRIPTION: Feeling stretched or overwhelmed? Studying in your own time is an important part of being a successful student but coping with a high volume of reading and work can be challenging. This workshop will focus on what research tells us about studying effectively, effective and practical ways to use your notes and lecture slides, reading effectively and critically, managing your time and the effectiveness of different study patterns and strategies you can use to enhance understanding and for revision.

TITLE: Getting Started with Essay Writing
DATE AND TIME: 13th October 2021 (17:15 – 18:45)
DESCRIPTION: This workshop is a general introduction to essay writing at university. It is for students who are new to university or who would like to rethink their approach to essay assignments.

TITLE: Citing sources and creating bibliographies with Endnote
DATE AND TIME: 14th October 2021 (16:10 – 17:00)
DESCRIPTION: This session is open to all students who would like to get help or advice for using Endnote to keep a database of literature sources and create reference lists easily in essays and other written work.

More Workshop Information:

A full list of semester one IAD UG Workshops can be found here: https://edin.ac/2FFIptL.

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