Student workshop

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Academic writing with free writing
Workshop activities on academic writing, including a powerpoint download outlining activities.
Activity time: Activities range from 1-10 minutes.
Types of media: Powerpoint file
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Getting started with writing
This resource includes ideas for initiating discussions about writing with students, and facilitates the opportunity to begin writing assignments during the activity.
Activity time: Unknown time
Types of media: Slides, Powerpoint file
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Draw to Learn
A workshop designed to show how drawing and visually representing objects or themes can help to support learning and increase creativity. Includes links to the theory behind creative/visual practices.
Activity time: 2-3 hours workshop, plus extra curricular feedback time.
Types of media: PDF file
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Free writing
A resource which would be particularly useful for staff teaching on a creative writing programme. Includes two structured writing exercises and information on free writing.
Activity time: Unknown time
Types of media: Webpage, Helpsheet, Powerpoint file
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Memory and exams
A series of PowerPoint slides on memory and revision techniques. It also includes suggestions for activities following on from the presentation.
Activity time: 20 minutes
Types of media: Webpage, Slides, Powerpoint file
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Six steps to success
A presentation outlining a whole new approach to successful study. The six steps are: S = Study Techniques and practices O = Overview C = Creativity C = Communicate effectively E = Emotions R = Review, review, review Also includes a booklet for students' reference, and some suggested activities to follow the presentation.
Activity time: 40 minutes
Types of media: Handout/s, Slides, Powerpoint file, Word document
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Using essay feedback workshop
This resource includes further resources detailing the importance of feedback and how students can make the most of any feedback received, in order to improve their work.
Activity time: 1 hour
Types of media: Handout/s, Webpage, Helpsheet, Slides, Powerpoint file, Word document
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