Online Workshop: Proof Reading – 11th July 2019

(PGT – Online) Proof Reading

  • Thursday 11th July 2019 @ 10:00-11:00student with laptop

This workshop is open to all postgraduate taught (PGT) students.

A dissertation is a significant piece of academic writing and a major investment of time and effort. It is also the defining feature of a Master’s degree, so it is worth spending time polishing it through proof-reading and editing.

This interactive online session will introduce useful tips and strategies to help you incorporate proof-reading and editing into your writing process.

This session will take place via blackboard collaborate (virtual classroom). Booking is required in order to receive the workshop link and further information about how to join the session.

To book a place, please click here.

You can see all upcoming workshops here.

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Workshop: Practical Proofreading and Editing – 10th July 2019

(PGT) Practical Proofreading and Editing

  • Wednesday 10th July 2019 @ 10:00-12:30

This workshop is open to all postgraduate taught (PGT) students. istock_000006051647xsmall

A dissertation is a significant piece of academic writing and a major investment of time and effort. It is also the defining feature of a Master’s degree, so it is worth presenting it well.

This interactive session will introduce strategies to help you incorporate revising into your personal writing process. It will highlight tricky things which tend to catch students out, suggest useful tools and offer tips to help you submit your best work.

To book a place, please click here.

You can see all upcoming workshops here.

 

Workshop: Just Write Session – 09th July 2019

(PGT) Just Write Sessionstudent with laptop

  • Tuesday 09th July 2019 @ 09:00 – 13:00

Are you a taught postgraduate student working on your dissertation? Or trying to write for publication?

The aim of a ‘Just Write’ session is to facilitate a time and place for you to write without the distractions of emails, Facebook, twitter and everyday life.

A space will be provided for you to write in a focused way, with a member of staff present, to ensure that everyone abides by the rules.

Thinking of coming along? Here is what you need to know.

–       You will get most out of the time by coming prepared to write

–       Bring your laptop and any notes you may need with you

To book a place, please click here.

You can see all upcoming workshops here.

Workshop: Writing Bootcamp for Taught Postgraduate Students (2 Day Workshop) – June 2019

(PGT) Writing Bootcamp for Taught Postgraduate Students (2 Day Workshop)

  • Friday 21st June and Wednesday 26th June @ 08:45-17:00

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This is a 2-day workshop taking place on Friday 21st and Wednesday 26th of June 2019. Please only book a place if you are available for both days. You will be asked to confirm your availability. If you do not confirm your availability by the 17th June then your place will be cancelled.

Are you a taught postgraduate student working on your dissertation? Or trying to write a publication?  Would you like an opportunity to be able to learn some writing techniques, and have space to practise them?

The Writing Bootcamp will give you a time and place for you to write without the distractions of emails, Facebook, Twitter and everyday life. There will be over 8 hours of writing time across the two days of the Writing Bootcamp. Each day will be split into half-day sessions and begin with a short Bitesize workshop, discussing tips and techniques. These will be followed by writing blocks where you will be writing based on your preparation. There will also be time between day 1 and day 2 to work your writing project. Participants will be sent the schedule and preparation instructions in advance of the Writing Bootcamp.

Places are going fast, so to book your place please click here. Please note that due to popularity booking for this workshop will close on the 17th June.

You can see all upcoming workshops here.

Workshop: Writing Bootcamp for Taught Postgraduate Students (2 Day Workshop) – June 2019

(PGT) Writing Bootcamp for Taught Postgraduate Students (2 Day Workshop)

  • Friday 21st June and Wednesday 26th June @ 08:45-17:00

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This is a 2-day workshop taking place on Friday 21st and Wednesday 26th of June 2019. Please only book a place if you are available for both days. You will be asked to confirm your availability. If you do not confirm your availability by the 17th June then your place will be cancelled.

Are you a taught postgraduate student working on your dissertation? Or trying to write a publication?  Would you like an opportunity to be able to learn some writing techniques, and have space to practise them?

The Writing Bootcamp will give you a time and place for you to write without the distractions of emails, Facebook, Twitter and everyday life. There will be over 8 hours of writing time across the two days of the Writing Bootcamp. Each day will be split into half-day sessions and begin with a short Bitesize workshop, discussing tips and techniques. These will be followed by writing blocks where you will be writing based on your preparation. There will also be time between day 1 and day 2 to work your writing project. Participants will be sent the schedule and preparation instructions in advance of the Writing Bootcamp.

Places are going fast, so to book your place please click here. Please note that due to popularity booking for this workshop will close on the 17th June.

You can see all upcoming workshops here.

Workshop: Writing Bootcamp for Taught Postgraduate Students (2 Day Workshop) – June 2019

(PGT) Writing Bootcamp for Taught Postgraduate Students (2 Day Workshop)

  • Friday 21st June and Wednesday 26th June @ 08:45-17:00

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This is a 2-day workshop taking place on Friday 21st and Wednesday 26th of June 2019. Please only book a place if you are available for both days. You will be asked to confirm your availability. If you do not confirm your availability by the 17th June then your place will be cancelled.

Are you a taught postgraduate student working on your dissertation? Or trying to write a publication?  Would you like an opportunity to be able to learn some writing techniques, and have space to practise them?

The Writing Bootcamp will give you a time and place for you to write without the distractions of emails, Facebook, Twitter and everyday life. There will be over 8 hours of writing time across the two days of the Writing Bootcamp. Each day will be split into half-day sessions and begin with a short Bitesize workshop, discussing tips and techniques. These will be followed by writing blocks where you will be writing based on your preparation. There will also be time between day 1 and day 2 to work your writing project. Participants will be sent the schedule and preparation instructions in advance of the Writing Bootcamp.

Places are going fast, so to book your place please click here. Please note that due to popularity booking for this workshop will close on the 17th June.

You can see all upcoming workshops here.

PGT Newsletter (June 2019)

The Institute for Academic Development PGT Newsletter (June 2019) is now live. You can download it from  http://edin.ac/16wZUnc

The newsletter provides further information about:

  • What does the IAD do?
  • Feeling Good App
  • Upcoming PGT Workshops
  • Featured Workshop: Writing Bootcamp
  • IAD Online Learning Resources
  • The Careers Service

 

PGT Newsletter 10 June 2019

Workshop: Writing Bootcamp for Taught Postgraduate Students (2 Day Workshop) – June 2019

(PGT) Writing Bootcamp for Taught Postgraduate Students (2 Day Workshop)

  • Friday 21st June and Wednesday 26th June @ 08:45-17:00

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This is a 2-day workshop taking place on Friday 21st and Wednesday 26th of June 2019. Please only book a place if you are available for both days. You will be asked to confirm your availability. If you do not confirm your availability by the 17th June then your place will be cancelled.

Are you a taught postgraduate student working on your dissertation? Or trying to write a publication?  Would you like an opportunity to be able to learn some writing techniques, and have space to practise them?

The Writing Bootcamp will give you a time and place for you to write without the distractions of emails, Facebook, Twitter and everyday life. There will be over 8 hours of writing time across the two days of the Writing Bootcamp. Each day will be split into half-day sessions and begin with a short Bitesize workshop, discussing tips and techniques. These will be followed by writing blocks where you will be writing based on your preparation. There will also be time between day 1 and day 2 to work your writing project. Participants will be sent the schedule and preparation instructions in advance of the Writing Bootcamp.

Places are going fast, so to book your place please click here. Please note that due to popularity booking for this workshop will close on the 17th June.

You can see all upcoming workshops here.

Workshop: Dissertation Planning & Writing – 13th June 2019

Dissertation Planning & Writing

  • Thursday 13th June 2019 @ 13:10-16:00

This workshop is for suitable for all taught postgraduate (PGT) students who are thinking about starting or have started their dissertation.istock_000020658968small

A dissertation is a key part of a masters programme. It’s a chance for you to plan and undertake a significant body of your own research. This can be a very rewarding experience, but can present many challenges: What exactly is a dissertation and what does it look like? Where do I start? When do I stop? How do I do it?

This interactive workshop will focus on practical strategies for successfully completing your dissertation; from emphasizing the importance of good planning to actually getting started with writing. Themes of the workshop include:

  • Effective planning
  • Thinking about the examiner’s point of view
  • Critical reading and analysis of sources, and writing
  • Effective writing

To book a place, please click here.

You can see all upcoming workshops here.

Workshop: Practical Proofreading and Editing – 12th June 2019

(PGT) Practical Proofreading and Editing

  • Wednesday 12th June 2019 @ 10:00-12:30

This workshop is open to all postgraduate taught (PGT) students. istock_000006051647xsmall

A dissertation is a significant piece of academic writing and a major investment of time and effort. It is also the defining feature of a Master’s degree, so it is worth presenting it well.

This interactive session will introduce strategies to help you incorporate revising into your personal writing process. It will highlight tricky things which tend to catch students out, suggest useful tools and offer tips to help you submit your best work.

To book a place, please click here.

You can see all upcoming workshops here.