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Study skills: planning and writing for online exams

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Venue: Online

In addition to discussing essay-style exam strategies for take-home exams, this workshop will address structure and writing skills for exams.   

It will cover: 

  • online exams;
  • exam essay structure;
  • analysing your essay question and planning; 
  • paragraphing and signposting (to join your ideas together) 

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.)

If you encounter any problems booking events through My Birkbeck, please book via the Birkbeck Events webpage.

The resources and a recording of this workshop will be available in the Study skills resources section of the Birkbeck Study Skills Moodle module (student login required). All our workshops are repeated numerous times throughout the academic year. 

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

1. Time management and organising your studies
2. Procrastination, perfectionism and prioritisation
3. Reading for university
4. Note-making for university
5. Mindmapping for university
6. Critical thinking for university
7. Building and evaluating academic argument
8. Referencing and citation of academic sources
9. Summarising and paraphrasing effectively
10. Zotero academic referencing software - live demonstration
11. Exams and revision strategies
12. How to develop your concentration and focus
13. Moodle in-depth: tips for beginners
14. MS Teams in-depth: tips for beginners
15. Academic skills clinic (group tutorial Q&A)

If you don't see these workshops on the schedule, you can find recordings of past workshops in our Birkbeck Study Skills Moodle module.

 

 

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