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Get Ahead, Stay Ahead: Essay and assignment writing

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Venue: Online, Online

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NOTE: THIS WORKSHOP IS *FULLY BOOKED* WITH A WAITING LIST OF OVER 80 PEOPLE. THERE IS ANOTHER INSTANCE OF THIS WORKSHOP WITH PLACES AVAILABLE ON THE 30TH SEPTEMBER.

Get Ahead, Stay Ahead is a series of eight presessional study skills and writing workshops, designed to help you prepare for university before the beginning of term. Each 2 hour session consists of an 90 minute-long lecture/workshop with activities, and time for questions.

This online workshop provides an overview of how to approach the research and planning stages of your essay or assignment. We will briefly consider:

·       how to analyse the question or brief

·       how to approach your research and reading

·       how to create an essay plan and structure for your assignment

·       how to tackle the first draft

 This online workshop will take place on a Blackboard Collaborate link within the Birkbeck Study Skills Moodle Module. If you have booked, you will be emailed another link as a reminder to your registered email address. (But please remember to check your junk mail.)

This workshop will repeat on Saturday 5th, Monday 7th, Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 30th September.

Please note these workshops are intended for Birkbeck College students only.

Please also note the full series of eight workshops is as follows:

Study skills:
1) Studying at home and time management 
2) Reading, lectures and note-taking 
3) Critical thinking and writing 
4) Take-home exams and revision


Writing skills:
5) Essay and assignment writing
6) Style: Academic writing style 
7) Structure: paragraphs and signposting language 
8) Grammar: Sentences and punctuation

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Speakers
  • Sal Campbell