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Writing skills: Essay and Assignment writing

Venue: Online, Online

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This popular online workshop provides an overview of the process of essay and assignment writing.

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

Please note this workshop is for enrolled Birkbeck students only, and you will require your student login details to access the workshop.

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 (so please remember to check your junk mail.)

This workshop is repeated numerous times throughout the academic year. The resources and a recording of this workshop are already available in the Writing Resources section of the Birkbeck Study Skills Moodle module (Writing Essays and Assignments - process and planning page).

The central study skills team offers a variety of study skills and writing skills workshops.

This is one of the writing skills workshop series, which consists of:
1. Essay and assignment writing  
2. Referencing and citation
3. Academic writing skills for exams 
4. Writing a dissertation (postgraduates) 
5. Style: Academic writing conventions 
6. Structure: Paragraphs and signposting language 
7. Grammar 1: Sentence structure 
8. Grammar 2: Punctuation 
9. Drafting, editing and proofreading 

Contact name:

  • Sal Campbell