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Critical reading: getting the most out of your reading

We are running this event more than once on the following dates and times:

Thu 28 Jun 2018, 14:00 - 15:30StudentsStaffFullFind out more
Wed 18 Jul 2018, 14:00 - 15:30StudentsStaffFullFind out more

In this workshop, you will go over key skills for effective critical reading. You will learn and practise techniques to help you identify key points and main ideas and gain an understanding about what is required to read critically. There will also be opportunities to discuss strategies for making connections between different articles, journals or other materials in order to aid understanding. Feel free to bring your own reading assignments to use during the session.

Note-taking: record, review, reflect

Wed 11 Jul 2018, 14:00 - 15:30

This workshop will help you to develop a more efficient approach to note-taking. In the session you will hear about strategies that will help you to be more critical and purposeful when assessing and recording information. You will get the chance to try out a range of note-taking techniques and develop strategies that suit you. Finally, you will learn how to develop your critical analysis skills and deepen your understanding by returning to your notes to review and reflect on the material.

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What makes a journal article credible

Tue 17 Jul 2018, 12:00 - 13:00

Are you unsure what journal articles are? Have you had some feedback to indicate that you should be including better quality literature in your assignments? Then this workshop is for you. In this workshop you will determine the key components of a journal article, building a list of criteria which will then enable you to effectively assess the credibility of an article. Applying this strategy to your University work will add strength to your arguments.

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