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  • How to search effectively: database searching and RefWorks

    Date: 09 February 2018
    Venue: Room 2D09 (Library), Glenside Campus

    Workshop: Learn to search the subject databases and use RefWorks to manage your references.

    The focus of this session will be on health and social care related databases.

  • How to search effectively: database searching and RefWorks

    Date: 12 February 2018
    Venue: Room AW112, Gloucester Campus

    Workshop: Learn to search the subject databases and use RefWorks to manage your references.

    The focus of this session will be on health and social care related databases.

  • How to reference and avoid plagiarism

    Date: 12 February 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    Learn what constitutes plagiarism and how to avoid it when writing – through good summarising, paraphrasing and referencing.

  • How to stand up and be heard

    Date: 14 February 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    This workshop uses a non-threatening approach to share ideas and strategies to build confidence in public speaking. The focus will be on enabling students to change their attitude and approach to delivering presentations. You will not be required to give a presentation in this workshop.

  • How to reference and avoid plagiarism

    Date: 15 February 2018
    Venue: Room 2D09 (Library), Glenside Campus

    Learn what constitutes plagiarism and how to avoid it when writing – through good summarising, paraphrasing and referencing.

  • How to get started with critical writing

    Date: 19 February 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    Workshop: Learn how to make your writing less descriptive and more critical. This workshop will be suitable for Levels 1 and 2 students.

  • PAL (Peer Assisted Learning): Emotional Resilience

    Date: 21 February 2018
    Venue: Room 3D42 (PAL Zone, Library), Frenchay Campus

    These are sessions to help students with the stresses of general life at university. This includes such topics as: mindfulness meditations, key skills for being resilient, the biology of panic attacks and so on.

  • How to stand up and be heard

    Date: 21 February 2018
    Venue: Room 2D09 (Library), Glenside Campus

    This workshop uses a non-threatening approach to share ideas and strategies to build confidence in public speaking. The focus will be on enabling students to change their attitude and approach to delivering presentations. You will not be required to give a presentation in this workshop.

  • How to improve your critical writing

    Date: 21 February 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24, Frenchay Campus

    Learn how to build an argument and develop an appropriate 'voice'.

    This will be useful if you are undertaking postgraduate study or if you have been told that you need to be more critical in your writing. This workshop will be suitable for Level 3 and postgraduate students.

  • How to make notes from your reading and lectures

    Date: 22 February 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    In this workshop you will learn strategies for selecting what to read and how to take useful notes when reading and listening.

  • How to plan and structure your writing

    Date: 26 February 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24, Frenchay Campus

    In this workshop you will learn how to understand your assignment title and how to plan and structure an academic assignment.

  • How to improve your critical writing

    Date: 27 February 2018
    Venue: Room 2D09 (Library), Glenside Campus

    Learn how to build an argument and develop an appropriate 'voice'.

    This will be useful if you are undertaking postgraduate study or if you have been told that you need to be more critical in your writing. This workshop will be suitable for Level 3 and postgraduate students.

  • How to get started with critical writing

    Date: 27 February 2018
    Venue: Room 2D09 (Library), Glenside Campus

    Workshop: Learn how to make your writing less descriptive and more critical. This workshop will be suitable for Levels 1 and 2 students.

  • How to reference and avoid plagiarism

    Date: 27 February 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    Learn what constitutes plagiarism and how to avoid it when writing – through good summarising, paraphrasing and referencing.

  • How to stand up and be heard: follow-up presentation

    Date: 28 February 2018
    Venue: Room 2D09 (Library), Glenside Campus

    In this workshop you will learn the uses of a non-threatening approach to practice confident public speaking. Following on from the 'Stand up and be heard workshop', it is an opportunity to put your learning into practice by delivering a 10-minute presentation on any subject.

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