Forthcoming Academic Skills Workshops

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22/10/2019
  • Getting started with ProQuest Refworks Workshop - Academic Skills
    4 hours ago

    Starts: 22 Oct 2019 9:00 AM
    Finishes: 22 Oct 2019 10:00 AM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, 6624
    Remaining places: 4
    Learn how to use ProQuest RefWorks to create citations and reference lists.This includes importing references from databases and using Write-n-Cite in Word to construct your reference list. An optional hands-on exploration of the software will follow a demonstration of how to use RefWorks.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/902615

  • Critical Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    3 hours ago

    Starts: 22 Oct 2019 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 22 Oct 2019 11:00 AM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, 6613 Library seminar room
    Remaining places: 3
    What is critical thinking and how does it translate into our academic writing? This session introduces students to the key aspects of being critical and how to transform descriptive writing into critical essays.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/912274

  • Planning and Structuring Assignments - Skills Centre workshop
    37 mins from now

    Starts: 22 Oct 2019 2:00 PM
    Finishes: 22 Oct 2019 3:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 3
    Not sure where to start with your assignment brief? Learn the fundamentals of understanding the question, tools for effective planning and structuring successful assignments.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/912278

  • Literature Reviews - Skills Centre workshop
    2 hours from now

    Starts: 22 Oct 2019 3:00 PM
    Finishes: 22 Oct 2019 4:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 2
    What does a literature review involve? This session offers a practical guide to researching, planning and writing a successful literature review.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/902701

  • Assistive Technology for Notetaking - Audio Notetaker
    2 hours from now

    Starts: 22 Oct 2019 3:00 PM
    Finishes: 22 Oct 2019 4:30 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 0
    You can now record your teaching sessions!
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/892021

  • Critical Writing Webinar - Skills Centre webinar
    4 hours from now

    Starts: 22 Oct 2019 5:00 PM
    Finishes: 22 Oct 2019 6:00 PM
    Venue: Join via link in email
    Remaining places: 1
    What is critical thinking and how does it translate into our academic writing? This session introduces students to the key aspects of being critical and how to transform descriptive writing into critical essays.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/908444

  • Advanced Critical Writing: Analysis and Evaluation - Skills Centre workshop
    4 hours from now

    Starts: 22 Oct 2019 5:00 PM
    Finishes: 22 Oct 2019 6:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 2
    Struggling to translate your critical argument into academic writing? Building on the critical writing workshop you will learn how to further develop effective paragraph structure, analyse evidence, and explore key aspects of evaluation. Particularly useful for students working at Level 5 and above.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/909311

  • Reflective Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    4 hours from now

    Starts: 22 Oct 2019 5:00 PM
    Finishes: 22 Oct 2019 6:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 9
    What does it mean to be reflective? This workshop offers an introduction to the key principles of reflective writing, using frameworks to develop an effective reflective approach.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/914100

23/10/2019
  • Getting started with APA referencing workshop - Academic Skills
    21 hours from now

    Starts: 23 Oct 2019 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 23 Oct 2019 10:30 AM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 0
    This bite-size workshop (30 minutes) will help you get started with APA referencing. Session includes interactive activities to let you practice your referencing and a chance to ask any questions you have about APA.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/902634

  • Effective Reading - Skills Centre Workshop
    23 hours from now

    Starts: 23 Oct 2019 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 23 Oct 2019 1:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 0
    This workshop covers effective strategies and practical tips for reading and deconstructing journal articles. Students will also have the opportunity to practise a reading strategy and reflect upon the benefits and challenges associated with their chosen approach.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/910350

  • Effective Reading - Skills Centre Workshop
    23 hours from now

    Starts: 23 Oct 2019 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 23 Oct 2019 1:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 0
    This workshop covers effective strategies and practical tips for reading and deconstructing journal articles. Students will also have the opportunity to practise a reading strategy and reflect upon the benefits and challenges associated with their chosen approach.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/910350

  • Introduction to Academic Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    1 day from now

    Starts: 23 Oct 2019 4:00 PM
    Finishes: 23 Oct 2019 5:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 8
    New to university? This workshop will introduce you to the fundamentals of effective academic writing. Learn about structure, style, developing critical arguments and using research to evidence your writing. This workshop gives you the top ten tips for starting out at university.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/902678

24/10/2019
  • Getting started with APA referencing workshop - Academic Skills
    2 days from now

    Starts: 24 Oct 2019 9:30 AM
    Finishes: 24 Oct 2019 10:00 AM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, 6613 Library seminar room
    Remaining places: 0
    This bite-size workshop (30 minutes) will help you get started with APA referencing. Session includes interactive activities to let you practice your referencing and a chance to ask any questions you have about APA.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/902625

  • The Co-Operative Placement Scheme Presentation
    2 days from now

    Starts: 24 Oct 2019 9:30 AM
    Finishes: 24 Oct 2019 10:30 AM
    Venue: City Campus, Stoddart, 7139
    Remaining places: 28
    Undergraduate 12 month placement opportunities starting July 2020.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/901611

  • Reflective Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    2 days from now

    Starts: 24 Oct 2019 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 24 Oct 2019 11:00 AM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 3
    What does it mean to be reflective? This workshop offers an introduction to the key principles of reflective writing, using frameworks to develop an effective reflective approach.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/902681

  • Assignment Planning and Exams - Skills Centre Faculty Session
    2 days from now

    Starts: 24 Oct 2019 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 24 Oct 2019 11:00 AM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Robert Winston, F313/314
    This workshop will introduce you to the fundamentals of effective academic writing. Learn about structure, style, developing critical arguments and using research to evidence your writing. This workshop gives you tips for how to approach academic writing.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/912923

  • Introduction to Academic Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    2 days from now

    Starts: 24 Oct 2019 1:00 PM
    Finishes: 24 Oct 2019 2:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 12
    New to university? This workshop will introduce you to the fundamentals of effective academic writing. Learn about structure, style, developing critical arguments and using research to evidence your writing. This workshop gives you the top ten tips for starting out at university.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/911415

  • Advanced Critical Writing: Analysis and Evaluation - Skills Centre workshop
    2 days from now

    Starts: 24 Oct 2019 1:00 PM
    Finishes: 24 Oct 2019 2:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, 6613 Library seminar room
    Remaining places: 9
    Struggling to translate your critical argument into academic writing? Building on the critical writing workshop you will learn how to further develop effective paragraph structure, analyse evidence, and explore key aspects of evaluation. Particularly useful for students working at Level 5 and above.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/912926

  • Critical Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    2 days from now

    Starts: 24 Oct 2019 3:00 PM
    Finishes: 24 Oct 2019 4:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, 6613 Library seminar room
    Remaining places: 12
    What is critical thinking and how does it translate into our academic writing? This session introduces students to the key aspects of being critical and how to transform descriptive writing into critical essays.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/902699

  • Time Management and Planning for Academic Success - Skills Centre workshop
    2 days from now

    Starts: 24 Oct 2019 3:00 PM
    Finishes: 24 Oct 2019 4:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 3
    In this session, you will learn how to manage your studies, and to plan and organise your time more effectively. These tips and techniques will not only benefit your studies and university success - they will also give you a good foundation for your future working career.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/908443

  • Writing up your Research Project - Skills Centre
    2 days from now

    Starts: 24 Oct 2019 4:00 PM
    Finishes: 24 Oct 2019 5:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 0
    This workshop is a step-by-step guide to deciding on the structure of your dissertation or extended project report, formulating research aims, and how to find appropriate wording for each section.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/910355

  • Advanced Critical Writing: Analysis and Evaluation - Skills Centre workshop
    2 days from now

    Starts: 24 Oct 2019 4:00 PM
    Finishes: 24 Oct 2019 5:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 11
    Struggling to translate your critical argument into academic writing? Building on the critical writing workshop you will learn how to further develop effective paragraph structure, analyse evidence, and explore key aspects of evaluation. Particularly useful for students working at Level 5 and above.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/914519

  • Getting started with ProQuest Refworks Workshop - Academic Skills
    2 days from now

    Starts: 24 Oct 2019 5:00 PM
    Finishes: 24 Oct 2019 6:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, 6624
    Remaining places: 10
    Learn how to use ProQuest RefWorks to create citations and reference lists.This includes importing references from databases and using Write-n-Cite in Word to construct your reference list. An optional hands-on exploration of the software will follow a demonstration of how to use RefWorks.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/902617

  • Assistive Technology for Planning: Mindview
    2 days from now

    Starts: 24 Oct 2019 5:00 PM
    Finishes: 24 Oct 2019 6:30 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 0
    Mindview can help you visually plan your assignments, and is available on AppsAnywhere. It's also great for exam revision and research. During this session we'll develop an essay plan starting with just a title, and export it to Word.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/892026

25/10/2019
  • Planning and Structuring Assignments - Skills Centre workshop
    3 days from now

    Starts: 25 Oct 2019 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 25 Oct 2019 11:00 AM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 9
    Not sure where to start with your assignment brief? Learn the fundamentals of understanding the question, tools for effective planning and structuring successful assignments.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/909226

  • Critical Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    3 days from now

    Starts: 25 Oct 2019 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 25 Oct 2019 11:00 AM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, 6613 Library seminar room
    Remaining places: 8
    What is critical thinking and how does it translate into our academic writing? This session introduces students to the key aspects of being critical and how to transform descriptive writing into critical essays.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/912924

  • Introduction to Academic Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    3 days from now

    Starts: 25 Oct 2019 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 25 Oct 2019 12:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 4
    New to university? This workshop will introduce you to the fundamentals of effective academic writing. Learn about structure, style, developing critical arguments and using research to evidence your writing. This workshop gives you the top ten tips for starting out at university.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/914521

  • Literature Reviews - Skills Centre workshop
    3 days from now

    Starts: 25 Oct 2019 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 25 Oct 2019 1:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, 6613 Library seminar room
    Remaining places: 8
    What does a literature review involve? This session offers a practical guide to researching, planning and writing a successful literature review.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/912925

  • Assistive Technology for Reading: Learning Tools in Office 365
    3 days from now

    Starts: 25 Oct 2019 12:30 PM
    Finishes: 25 Oct 2019 2:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 0
    There are some great new Learning Tools in Office 365 & Edge to support your reading. You can use these tools to: read back your work, change the way your screen looks, and even to help you to find the right word. They're really useful if you struggle with reading and research.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/892034

  • Critical Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    3 days from now

    Starts: 25 Oct 2019 2:00 PM
    Finishes: 25 Oct 2019 3:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 7
    What is critical thinking and how does it translate into our academic writing? This session introduces students to the key aspects of being critical and how to transform descriptive writing into critical essays.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/902672

28/10/2019
  • Critical Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    6 days from now

    Starts: 28 Oct 2019 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 28 Oct 2019 11:00 AM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, 6613 Library seminar room
    Remaining places: 10
    What is critical thinking and how does it translate into our academic writing? This session introduces students to the key aspects of being critical and how to transform descriptive writing into critical essays.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/912931

  • Time Management and Planning for Academic Success - Skills Centre workshop
    6 days from now

    Starts: 28 Oct 2019 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 28 Oct 2019 1:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 7
    In this session, you will learn how to manage your studies, and to plan and organise your time more effectively. These tips and techniques will not only benefit your studies and university success - they will also give you a good foundation for your future working career.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/898696

  • Advanced Critical Writing: Analysis and Evaluation - Skills Centre workshop
    6 days from now

    Starts: 28 Oct 2019 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 28 Oct 2019 1:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 12
    Struggling to translate your critical argument into academic writing? Building on the critical writing workshop you will learn how to further develop effective paragraph structure, analyse evidence, and explore key aspects of evaluation. Particularly useful for students working at Level 5 and above.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/914995

  • Effective Reading - Skills Centre workshop
    6 days from now

    Starts: 28 Oct 2019 4:00 PM
    Finishes: 28 Oct 2019 5:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 9
    Not sure where to start with your reading? This workshop covers practical strategies and hands-on practice for evaluating sources, taking effective notes while reading, and integrating evidence into your writing.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/914997

  • Effective Reading - Skills Centre workshop
    6 days from now

    Starts: 28 Oct 2019 4:00 PM
    Finishes: 28 Oct 2019 5:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 9
    Not sure where to start with your reading? This workshop covers practical strategies and hands-on practice for evaluating sources, taking effective notes while reading, and integrating evidence into your writing.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/914997

  • Getting started with ProQuest Refworks Workshop - Academic Skills
    6 days from now

    Starts: 28 Oct 2019 5:00 PM
    Finishes: 28 Oct 2019 6:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, 6624
    Remaining places: 5
    Learn how to use ProQuest RefWorks to create citations and reference lists.This includes importing references from databases and using Write-n-Cite in Word to construct your reference list. An optional hands-on exploration of the software will follow a demonstration of how to use RefWorks.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/902620

29/10/2019
  • Planning and Structuring Assignments - Skills Centre workshop
    7 days from now

    Starts: 29 Oct 2019 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 29 Oct 2019 11:00 AM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 9
    Not sure where to start with your assignment brief? Learn the fundamentals of understanding the question, tools for effective planning and structuring successful assignments.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/910291

  • Getting started with APA referencing workshop - Academic Skills
    7 days from now

    Starts: 29 Oct 2019 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 29 Oct 2019 10:30 AM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, 6613 Library seminar room
    Remaining places: 0
    This bite-size workshop (30 minutes) will help you get started with APA referencing. Session includes interactive activities to let you practice your referencing and a chance to ask any questions you have about APA.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/902626

  • Introduction to Academic Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    7 days from now

    Starts: 29 Oct 2019 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 29 Oct 2019 12:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 12
    New to university? This workshop will introduce you to the fundamentals of effective academic writing. Learn about structure, style, developing critical arguments and using research to evidence your writing. This workshop gives you the top ten tips for starting out at university.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/914159

  • Reflective Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    1 week from now

    Starts: 29 Oct 2019 2:00 PM
    Finishes: 29 Oct 2019 3:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 12
    What does it mean to be reflective? This workshop offers an introduction to the key principles of reflective writing, using frameworks to develop an effective reflective approach.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/915003

  • Assistive Technology for Notetaking - Audio Notetaker
    1 week from now

    Starts: 29 Oct 2019 3:00 PM
    Finishes: 29 Oct 2019 4:30 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 1
    You can now record your teaching sessions!
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/892022

  • Advanced Critical Writing: Analysis and Evaluation - Skills Centre workshop
    1 week from now

    Starts: 29 Oct 2019 5:00 PM
    Finishes: 29 Oct 2019 6:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, 6613 Library seminar room
    Remaining places: 7
    Struggling to translate your critical argument into academic writing? Building on the critical writing workshop you will learn how to further develop effective paragraph structure, analyse evidence, and explore key aspects of evaluation. Particularly useful for students working at Level 5 and above.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/914164

  • Critical Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    1 week from now

    Starts: 29 Oct 2019 6:00 PM
    Finishes: 29 Oct 2019 7:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 10
    What is critical thinking and how does it translate into our academic writing? This session introduces students to the key aspects of being critical and how to transform descriptive writing into critical essays.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/904948

30/10/2019
  • Critical Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    1 week from now

    Starts: 30 Oct 2019 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 30 Oct 2019 1:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 7
    What is critical thinking and how does it translate into our academic writing? This session introduces students to the key aspects of being critical and how to transform descriptive writing into critical essays.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/912937

  • Advanced Critical Writing: Analysis and Evaluation - Skills Centre workshop
    1 week from now

    Starts: 30 Oct 2019 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 30 Oct 2019 1:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C105a
    Remaining places: 17
    Struggling to translate your critical argument into academic writing? Building on the critical writing workshop you will learn how to further develop effective paragraph structure, analyse evidence, and explore key aspects of evaluation. Particularly useful for students working at Level 5 and above.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/914168

  • Levelling up to your undergraduate studies - Skills Centre Workshop
    1 week from now

    Starts: 30 Oct 2019 3:00 PM
    Finishes: 30 Oct 2019 4:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, 6613 Library seminar room
    Remaining places: 16
    This workshop provides you with an overview of markers' expectations of undergraduate level writing, and explains how to effectively approach your work to meet these. This session is best suited for those who are new to, or are in the early stages of their undergraduate level studies.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/899236

  • Literature Reviews - Skills Centre webinar
    1 week from now

    Starts: 30 Oct 2019 5:00 PM
    Finishes: 30 Oct 2019 6:00 PM
    Venue: Join via link in email - this is an online webinar
    Remaining places: 12
    What does a literature review involve? This session offers a practical guide to researching, planning and writing a successful literature review.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/915625

31/10/2019
  • Skills Centre Faculty session - Levelling Up to your Undergraduate Studies
    1 week from now

    Starts: 31 Oct 2019 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 31 Oct 2019 12:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Charles Street, Lecture Theatre
    This workshop provides you with an overview of markers' expectations of undergraduate level writing, and explains how to effectively approach your work to meet these. This session is best suited for those who are new to, or are in the early stages of their undergraduate level studies.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/912942

  • Critical Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    1 week from now

    Starts: 31 Oct 2019 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 31 Oct 2019 12:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 11
    What is critical thinking and how does it translate into our academic writing? This session introduces students to the key aspects of being critical and how to transform descriptive writing into critical essays.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/914538

  • Getting started with APA referencing workshop - Academic Skills
    1 week from now

    Starts: 31 Oct 2019 12:00 PM
    Finishes: 31 Oct 2019 12:30 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 0
    This bite-size workshop (30 minutes) will help you get started with APA referencing. Session includes interactive activities to let you practice your referencing and a chance to ask any questions you have about APA.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/902635

  • Literature Reviews - Skills Centre workshop
    1 week from now

    Starts: 31 Oct 2019 1:00 PM
    Finishes: 31 Oct 2019 2:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 10
    What does a literature review involve? This session offers a practical guide to researching, planning and writing a successful literature review.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/914539

  • Introduction to Academic Writing - Skills Centre workshop
    1 week from now

    Starts: 31 Oct 2019 3:00 PM
    Finishes: 31 Oct 2019 4:00 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 11
    New to university? This workshop will introduce you to the fundamentals of effective academic writing. Learn about structure, style, developing critical arguments and using research to evidence your writing. This workshop gives you the top ten tips for starting out at university.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/914540

  • Assistive Technology for Planning: Mindview
    1 week from now

    Starts: 31 Oct 2019 5:00 PM
    Finishes: 31 Oct 2019 6:30 PM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C019a Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 3
    Mindview can help you visually plan your assignments, and is available on AppsAnywhere. It's also great for exam revision and research. During this session we'll develop an essay plan starting with just a title, and export it to Word.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/892031

01/11/2019
  • Getting started with ProQuest Refworks Workshop - Academic Skills
    1 week from now

    Starts: 1 Nov 2019 10:00 AM
    Finishes: 1 Nov 2019 11:00 AM
    Venue: Collegiate Campus, Collegiate Library, C106
    Remaining places: 12
    Learn how to use ProQuest RefWorks to create citations and reference lists.This includes importing references from databases and using Write-n-Cite in Word to construct your reference list. An optional hands-on exploration of the software will follow a demonstration of how to use RefWorks.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/902624

  • Planning and Structuring Assignments - Skills Centre workshop
    1 week from now

    Starts: 1 Nov 2019 11:00 AM
    Finishes: 1 Nov 2019 12:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 9
    Not sure where to start with your assignment brief? Learn the fundamentals of understanding the question, tools for effective planning and structuring successful assignments.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/914534

  • Assistive Technology for Notetaking - Audio Notetaker
    1 week from now

    Starts: 1 Nov 2019 12:30 PM
    Finishes: 1 Nov 2019 2:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, A6515 - The Skills Centre Classroom
    Remaining places: 4
    You can now record your teaching sessions!
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/892038

  • Advanced Critical Writing: Analysis and Evaluation - Skills Centre workshop
    1 week from now

    Starts: 1 Nov 2019 2:00 PM
    Finishes: 1 Nov 2019 3:00 PM
    Venue: City Campus, Adsetts Learning Centre, 6613 Library seminar room
    Remaining places: 14
    Struggling to translate your critical argument into academic writing? Building on the critical writing workshop you will learn how to further develop effective paragraph structure, analyse evidence, and explore key aspects of evaluation. Particularly useful for students working at Level 5 and above.
    URL: https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/Events/detail/912960