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Essay writing

Regardless of which subject you are writing for, there are key points you should consider when writing essays. This workshop will provide some tips on how to plan, structure and draft an essay. It will also pr...
Date:
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Time:
13:00 - 14:30
Location:
BJL Skills Room 1 - Ground floor, Hull
Categories:
Essay writing (UG) UG
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Microsoft Word 2: Features for structuring your dissertation/thesis

This master class will introduce you to the power tools in MS Word. Learn how to control each chapter with styles and section breaks. Add formatting to a heading so it keeps its position at the top of a page, r...
Date:
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Time:
13:00 - 15:00
Location:
Esk Computer Room, Hull
Categories:
Microsoft Word 2: features for structuring your dissertation/thesis PG
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Doing a literature review

This workshop is designed to introduce the process of planning, researching, structuring and writing a literature review. The workshop will introduce you to: The purpose of a literature review Lookin...
Date:
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Time:
10:00 - 11:30
Location:
BJL Skills Room 2 - Ground floor, Hull
Categories:
Doing a literature review (UG) UG
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Referencing with Harvard or APA

Regardless of which subject you are writing for, there are key points you should consider when referencing. A large part of referencing properly is simply a case of following rules and an uninformed or careless...
Date:
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Time:
11:00 - 12:30
Location:
BJL Skills Room 1 - Ground floor, Hull
Categories:
Referencing with Harvard or APA UG
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Finding Archives

This master class is designed for those who require a detailed introduction to finding archival material and successfully using archive catalogues. Master class requirements: You are advised to bring a sm...
Date:
Monday, February 26, 2018
Time:
10:00 - 12:00
Location:
BJL Skills Room 2 - Ground floor, Hull
Categories:
UG/PG Finding Archives
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Presentations: designing slides for maximum understanding

You may be unaware but there is a PowerPoint slide design revolution underway – bullet points are yesterday’s thing and today’s slides should pack a punch with a clear message both textually A...
Date:
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Time:
10:00 - 11:30
Location:
Esk Computer Room, Hull
Categories:
Presentations: designing slides for maximum understanding UG/PG
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EndNote A: Building a library

These workshops will cover everything you need to know about building and organising an EndNote library. The first workshop will show you how to add references and their pdfs manually and using various automate...
Date:
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Time:
14:00 - 16:00
Location:
Esk Computer Room, Hull
Categories:
UG/PG Using EndNote to manage your references
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Writing critically

This workshop will introduce postgraduate students to some of the key points to consider when writing critically. The workshop will review what it means to be critical when writing, and then go on to explore th...
Date:
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Time:
10:00 - 11:30
Location:
BJL Skills Room 1 - Ground floor, Hull
Categories:
PG Writing critically
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Note-taking techniques for better assignments and easier revision

This workshop will introduce you to the under-estimated skill of note-taking. It will cover taking notes in a variety of situations: in lectures, seminars and support meetings and when reading for assignments. ...
Date:
Friday, March 2, 2018
Time:
10:00 - 11:30
Location:
BJL Skills Room 1 - Ground floor, Hull
Categories:
Note-taking techniques for better assignments and easier revision UG
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Formatting your thesis

This workshop is a faster paced version of the Word 1 and Word 2 workshops which covers the essentials of thesis or dissertation formatting in MS Word. By the end of the workshop you will be able to: A...
Date:
Saturday, March 3, 2018
Time:
11:00 - 13:00
Location:
BJL Skills Room 1 - Ground floor, Hull
Categories:
Formatting your thesis PG
Register! - 11 seats left

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