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: Revisiting Your Structure – 04th July 2019

(PGT) Revisiting Your Structure

  • Thursday 04th July 2019students at UoE @ 10:00 – 12:30

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

A dissertation is a significant piece of academic writing and the defining feature of a Master’s degree, so it is worth taking time to consider your structure.

This interactive session will help you step back from the detail of your writing and take an overview of your dissertation.  It will suggest practical ways you can isolate the main themes of your work and develop a convincing order to present your ideas.  We will also discuss the purpose of key sections of academic dissertations.

You will have the opportunity to self-review your dissertation outline, but the tutor will be unable to give subject-specific advice.

Pre-course work
Participants are asked to bring a one-page outline of their own dissertation.

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.

 

Workshop: Dissertation Masterclass – 30th May 2019

(PGT) Dissertation Masterclass

  • Thursday 30th May 2019 @ 09:00 – 12:00
  • Thursday 30th May 2019 @ 13:10 – 16:00

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

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This is a half-day workshop for students who are already reading for their dissertation and who have perhaps begun to plan or draft. The focus will be on honing your research question, getting to the heart of what your thesis is about, planning your structure and starting to write. The workshop will be highly interactive, offering creative ways to get started and tips to maintain focus. Techniques for managing your word count will also be addressed. Participants will use the session to produce a working plan and an abstract.

You will be asked to submit your research question or a paragraph about what your dissertation will be about by 23rd May

To book a place on the morning workshop (09:00 – 12:00), please click here.

To book a place on the afternoon workshop (13:10 – 16:00), please click here.

You can see all upcoming workshops here.

 

Workshop: Revisiting Your Structure – 29th May 2019

(PGT) Revisiting Your Structure

  • Wednesday 29th May 2019students at UoE @ 10:00 – 12:30

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

A dissertation is a significant piece of academic writing and the defining feature of a Master’s degree, so it is worth taking time to consider your structure.

This interactive session will help you step back from the detail of your writing and take an overview of your dissertation.  It will suggest practical ways you can isolate the main themes of your work and develop a convincing order to present your ideas.  We will also discuss the purpose of key sections of academic dissertations.

You will have the opportunity to self-review your dissertation outline, but the tutor will be unable to give subject-specific advice.

Pre-course work
Participants are asked to bring a one-page outline of their own dissertation.

To book a place, please click here.

You can see all upcoming workshops here.

Workshop: The Art and Craft of Editing- 25th March 2019

(PGT) The Art and Craft of Editing

  • Monday 25th March 2019 @ 09:00 – 12:00
  • Monday 25th March 2019 @ 13:10 – 16:00

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

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Editing can feel like the hardest part of writing a thesis – some dread it, others complain it’s dull. But it’s a skill and it can be incredibly productive, as any professional writer will affirm. This half-day workshop will explore the difference between editing and writing, it will examine the different kinds of editing and it will encourage the formation of editorial buddying relationships. There will be an emphasis on writing as a craft and how practical editorial skills can contribute to the process.

Participants will be asked to submit a sample (no more than two double-spaced pages) of their own writing to use in the workshop.

To book a place on the morning workshop (09:00 – 12:00), please click here.

To book a place on the afternoon workshop (13:10 – 16:00), please click here.

You can see all upcoming workshops here.

 

Online Workshop: Proof Reading – 25th October 2018

(PGT – Online) Proof Reading

  • 25th October 2018 @ 09:00-10:00student 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.

Workshop: Getting Started at Masters Level – 14th September 2018

(PGT) Getting Started at Masters Level 

  • Friday 14th September 2018 @ 13:00 – 15:00Welcome_PrimaryLogo_PG

A Masters course is an intensive and demanding period. You have to fit a lot of challenging work into one short year. This interactive workshop help you to hit the deck running by focussing on:

  • Differences between undergraduate and postgraduate learning environment
  • Academic expectations
  • Managing a Masters
  • Getting the most out of your course

Participants are encouraged to ask questions and raise issues they would like to discuss.

This on-campus workshop will cover some topics discussed in the online workshop ‘Getting Started with your studies’, please click here for further details. Students are advised to attend either one, or the other.

To book a place, please click here.

You can see all upcoming workshops here.

Online Workshop: Proof Reading – 12th July 2018

(PGT – Online) Proof Reading

  • Thursday 12th July 2018 @ 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.