Venue for all workshops is the Equality Service meeting room on level 10 in room 10.40, EC Stoner Building.
font-size: small;”>If you wish to register for any of the workshops please email:firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, course places are limited and on a first come basis.
Students attending the workshops need to be in receipt of Disabled Studentsâ€™ Allowance (DSA.)
1 February 14.15-16.15 Dissertation Workshop 2
â€œThe Middle Gameâ€ a workshop considering the best approaches to adopt at the mid-point in a final year dissertation: research strategies, writing skills in long projects, time management issues, dealing with stress, keeping to the word count and so on.
8 February 14.00-16.00 Time Management Workshop
A workshop looking at the best strategies to adopt in relation to organising and planning the academic semester: compiling daily-weekly-monthly timetables, organising academic contact and background studying: when to study and where to study, how long to study for, identifying an prioritising most urgent tasks and so on.
15 February 14.00-16.00 Presentation Skills Workshop
A workshop designed to improve the delivery of academic presentations, whether group or individual, looking at: structure of the presentation, how to deal with Q and Aâ€™s, use of visual aids, the significance of pacing, ways of engaging an audience and so on.
14 March 14.00-16.00 Dissertation Workshop 3
â€œEnd Gameâ€ a workshop considering the best approaches to adopt when approaching the final stage of the dissertation: final revision techniques, hitting the word count, further work on stress and time management, damage limitation and so on.
18 April 14.00.16.00 Revision & Examination Strategies Workshop
A workshop looking at the most efficient approaches to adopt in preparing for and undertaking end of semester examinations: when to start revising, what is the most efficient revision timetable, revision techniques, mnemonics and other memory aids, use of past papers, ways of approaching different types of examinations â€“ long answer-short answer-MCQs, presentation of examination scripts, ways of ensuring the paper is â€œfinished,â€ and finally, ways of reducing anxiety over examinations.
31 May 14.00-16.00 Dissertation Workshop 0
â€œOpening Movesâ€ a workshop designed for second year students going into third year â€“ strategies to adopt for research in the summer holidays, the main requirements of a dissertation, how to start research, the importance of both primary and secondary research, when to start writing, use of supervisors, time management and so on.