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Get Ahead Stay Ahead: Introduction to Moodle, Birkbeck's virtual learning environment

Venue: Online

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Find out about the key digital resource at Birkbeck. This online workshop will take you on a tour of Moodle, including

  • how to access your study materials
  • where you can expect to find the information related to your module
  • how to set Moodle up according to your preferences
  • how to find and use the many online learning tools incorporated into Moodle.

This online workshop will take place on Microsoft Teams.

The resources and recordings will be found after the workshops on the Birkbeck Study Skills Moodle module (student login required) in the Get Ahead, Stay Ahead section.

Birkbeck Study Skills also run study and writing skills workshops throughout the academic year.

This year’s full series of September study skills workshops is as follows:

Study skills:

  1. Time management and organising your studies
  2. Apps and software for study and organisation
  3. Academic reading, lectures and note-making techniques
  4. Academic reading and note-making using apps and software
  5. Developing your concentration & focus for study
  6. Writing and delivering effective presentations
  7. Critical thinking skills
  8. Quoting, paraphrasing and avoiding plagiarism
  9. Introduction to Moodle, Birkbeck's Virtual Learning Environment 
  10. Zotero for managing references

Writing skills:

  1. Writing essays and assignments: an overview
  2. Assignment writing strategies using apps & software 
  3. Writing Style: Academic writing conventions
  4. Writing Structure: paragraphs and signposting language
  5. Writing Grammar: Sentences and punctuation


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